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Journey of Life

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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of The Journey of Life by William Cullen Bryant. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 23, 2012.William Cullen Bryant was an American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post. His poetry has been described as being "of a thoughtful, meditative character, and makes but slight appeal to the mass of readers." (

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POEMS

BY

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT.

AUTHORIZED EDITION.

DESSAU:

KATZ BROTHERS.

1854.

TO THE READER.

I have been asked to consent that an edition of my poems should be published at Dessau in Germany, solely for circulation on the continent of Europe. To this request I have the more readily yielded, inasmuch as the reputation enjoyed by the gentleman under whose inspection the volume will pass through the press, assures me that the edition will be faithfully and minutely accurate.

New York , November 2, 1853.

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT.

CONTENTS.

POEMS

The Ages° Thanatopsis The Yellow Violet Inscription for the Entrance to a Wood Song. "Soon as the glazed and gleaming snow" To a Waterfowl Green River A Winter Piece The West Wind The Burial place.° A Fragment Blessed are they that Mourn No Man knoweth his Sepulchre A Walk at Sunset Hymn to Death The Massacre at Scio° The Indian Girl's Lament° Ode for an Agricultural Celebration Rizpah The Old Man's Funeral The Rivulet March Sonnet... Continue reading book >>


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