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CONTENTS
 
PART I. THE OLD SOUTH IN LITERATURE
ESSAYISTS AND DESCRIPTIVE WRITERS
WILLIAM WIRT page
The British Spy's Opinion of The Spectator 1
An Old Virginia Preacher 4
DAVID CROCKETT
The Bear Hunt 8
JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
Early Settlers Along the Mississippi 14
WILLIAM ELLIOTT
A Deer Hunt 19
ROMANCERS AND STORY WRITERS
EDGAR ALLAN POE
The Fall of the House of Usher 28
JOHN PENDLETON KENNEDY
Selections from "Swallow Barn" 50
Swallow Barn, an Old Virginia Estate 50
The Master of Swallow Barn 54
The Mistress of Swallow Barn 57
Traces of the Feudal System 59
The Quarter 64
Selections from "Horseshoe Robinson" 68
Horseshoe Robinson 68
Capture of Butler and Horseshoe 72
Horseshoe captures Five Prisoners 77
The Battle of King's Mountain 90
WILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
Selection from "The Yemassee" 105
The Attack on the Block House 105
JOHN ESTEN COOKE
Selections from "The Virginia Comedians" 124
Mr. Champ Effingham of Effingham Hall 124
Governor Fauquier's Ball 128
HUMORISTS
AUGUSTUS BALDWIN LONGSTREET
The Horse Swap 151
The Turn Out 161
WILLIAM TAPPAN THOMPSON
Major Jones's Courtship 170
JOSEPH GLOVER BALDWIN
Ovid Bolus, Esq 176
How the Flush Times Served the Virginians 180
POETS
ST. GEORGE TUCKER
Resignation 188
FRANCIS SCOTT KEY
The Star-Spangled Banner 190
RICHARD HENRY WILDE
My Life is Like the Summer Rose 192
To the Mocking-Bird 193
EDWARD COATE PINKNEY
Song 194
A Serenade 194
A Health 195
MIRABEAU BUONAPARTE LAMAR
The Daughter of Mendoza 197
ALBERT PIKE
To the Mocking Bird 198
PHILIP PENDLETON COOKE
Florence Vane 200
Life in the Autumn Woods 202
THEODORE O'HARA
The Bivouac of The Dead 205
ALEXANDER BEAUFORT MEEK
A Song 209
Land of the South 210
The Mocking Bird 211
HENRY ROOTES JACKSON
The Red Old Hills of Georgia 213
My Wife and Child 215
JAMES MATTHEWS LEGARÉ
To a Lily 217
Haw Blossoms 217
WILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
Oh, The Sweet South! 220
The Swamp Fox 222
EDGAR ALLAN POE
To Helen 225
Israfel 227
The Raven 228
Ulalume 233
Annabel Lee 237
Eldorado 238
PART II. POETRY OF THE CIVIL WAR
JAMES RYDER RANDALL
My Maryland 240
John Pelham 243
ALBERT PIKE
Dixie 244
HARRY McCARTHY
The Bonnie Blue Flag 246
JOHN ESTEN COOKE
The Band in the Pines 247
JOHN REUBEN THOMPSON
Ashby 249
Music in Camp 250
The Burial of Latane 253
WILLIAM GORDON McCABE
Dreaming in the Trenches 255
Christmas Night of '62 256
John Pegram 258
JOHN WILLIAMSON PALMER
Stonewall Jackson's Way 259
HENRY LYNDEN FLASH
Stonewall Jackson 261
THADDEUS OLIVER
All Quiet Along the Potomac To-night 262
MARIE RAVENEL DE LA COSTE
Somebody's Darling 264
CAROLINE AUGUSTA BALL
The Jacket of Gray 266
MARGARET JUNKIN PRESTON
Gone Forward 268
The Shade of the Trees 269
ANONYMOUS
The Soldier Boy 270
"The Brigade must not Know, Sir!" 271
The Confederate Flag 272
Lines on a Confederate Note 273
ABRAM JOSEPH RYAN
The Conquered Banner 275
The Sword of Robert Lee 277
HENRY TIMROD
Carolina 279
A Cry To Arms 282
Charleston 284
Spring 286
The Cotton Boll 288
The Lily Confidante 293
Magnolia Cemetery Ode 295
FRANCIS ORRAY TICKNOR
Little Giffen 297
The Virginians of the Valley 298
Unknown 299
Page Brook 300
Loyal 301
PART III. THE NEW SOUTH IN LITERATURE
HUMORISTS
RICHARD MALCOLM JOHNSTON
The Goosepond Schoolmaster 303
GEORGE WILLIAM BAGBY
Jud Brownin's Account of Rubinstein's Playing 308
NOVELISTS AND STORY WRITERS
GEORGE WASHINGTON CABLE
The Dance in Place Congo 314
JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
Brer Rabbit grossly deceives Brer Fox 324
The Cunning Fox is again Victimized 328
MARY NOAILLES MURFREE ("CHARLES EGBERT CRADDOCK")
The "Harnt" that walks Chilhowee 332
THOMAS NELSON PAGE
Marse Chan (Summary) 342
The Training of the Old Virginia Lawyer 347
JAMES LANE ALLEN
Two Gentlemen of Kentucky 348
WILLIAM SIDNEY PORTER ("O HENRY")
Two Renegades 363
ESSAYISTS AND DESCRIPTIVE WRITERS
SUSAN DABNEY SMEDES
A Southern Planter's Ideals of Honor 373
BASIL LANNEAU GILDERSLEEVE
The Creed of the Old South 377
WILLIAM PETERFIELD TRENT
The Diversity among Southerners 389
POETS
PAUL HAMILTON HAYNE
A Dream of the South Winds 400
Aspects of the Pines 401
Macdonald's Raid-1780 402
The Pine's Mystery 405
The Will and the Wing 405
The Axe and Pine 407
Midsummer in the South 407
IRWIN RUSSELL
Nebuchadnezzar 410
Selling a Dog 412
Dat Peter 413
SIDNEY LANIER
The Tournament 416
Song of the Chattahoochee 419
The Crystal 421
Sunrise 422
JOHN BANISTER TABB
My Star 429
Killdee 430
Clover 430
Fame 431
JOHN HENRY BONER
Moonrise in the Pines 431
The Light'ood Fire 434
Poe's Cottage at Fordham 435
WILL HENRY THOMPSON
The High Tide at Gettysburg 437
SAMUEL MINTURN PECK
A Southern Girl 440
The Grapevine Swing 441
Aunt Jemima's Quilt 443
WILLIAM HAMILTON HAYNE
A Meadow Song 445
When Dogwood Brightens the Groves of Spring 447
ROBERT BURNS WILSON
To a Crow 448
Ballad of the Faded Field 448
FRANK LEBBY STANTON
A Plantation Ditty 450
The Graveyard Rabbit 450
Answering to Roll Call 451
MADISON JULIUS CAWEIN
The Whippoorwill 453
Evening on the Farm 454
JOHN CHARLES McNEILL
Away Down Home 456
An Idyl 458
Barefooted 459
Sundown 460
WALTER MALONE
October in Tennessee 461
SURVIVALS OF OLD BRITISH BALLADS
Barbara Allen 462
Lord Thomas and Fair Eleanor 464
The Hangman's Tree 467
The Wife of Usher's Well 469
George Collins 470
NOTES 473
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SOUTHERN
LITERATURE 528