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CONTENTS FOR JANUARY, 1892.
SLACK DAVIS

Frontispiece
Lithograph by Mackenzie Davis & Co.
WILLIAM HAMILTON HAYNE

Thomas R. Gibson .

3 With portrait by Hall & Peddinghaus, Augusta, Ga. OSCAR FAY ADAMS .

Charles Knowles Bolton . .

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With portrait by Bushby, Boston, Mass.
MARY FRANCES TUCKER.

James G. Clark .
With portrait by Neumann, Oshkosh, Wis.
CAROLINE W. D. RICH

Florence ). Bolster

16 RT. REV. J. L. SPALDING, D. D.

Maurice Francis Egan .
With portrait by J. Ludovici, New York.
WILL S. MONROE

Mrs. M. L. T. Hartman

24 MRS. A. H. FISHER.

J. H. Tewksbury

27 With portrait by W. H. Allen, Lawrence, Mass.: PHILIP BOURKE MARSTON.

1. Arthur King.

29 CONSTANCE E. DIXON

Katie Wintle

33 MADISON JULIUS CAWEIN

Elvira Sydnor Miller
With portrait by Doerr, Louisville, Ky.
SLACK DAVIS ...

Lilian Slack-Davis

39 BELLE G. MCAULEY

Isadore G. Jeffery.

42 MARY MCGUIRE .

Anna B. Bensel

43 MARTHA EILEEN HOLAHAN.

H. W. Holley.

47 With portrait by Stahmann, Wabasha, Minn. ALVAH MILTON KERR.

Edward R. Pritchard .

49 FREDERICK MYRON COLBY

George Waldo Browne

53 With portrait. JOHN HALL

David Parker

55 ANNIE ROTHWELL

Nettie Leila Michel

59 With portrait by S. J. Dixon, Toronto, Ont. REV. J. E. RANKIN, D. D.

Rev. Joseph Cook, D. D.

61 JULIE WETHERILL BAKER

Mel R. Colquitt.

65 With portrait by Simon, New Orleans, La. BELA CHAPIN ..

Otis F R. Waite

67 EDITH WILLIS LINN

· Jeannette Ward .

71 With portrait by J. H. Kent, Rochester, N. Y.' ALBERT BIGELOW PAINE .

Martin Heine

73 OSCAR E. YOUNG

Albion F. Watson .

77 Portrait by Hearn, Portland, Me. ANNIE E. TYNAN

.). A. Reinhart Portrait by Kemp, Paterson, N. J. MARGARET E. O'BRIEN.

Martha Young

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Portrait by J. H. Shepherd, Birmingham, Ala.
ISAAC H. JULIAN

Grace Julian Clarke .
With portrait.
WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT. FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS. George R. Cathcart .

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With portrait.
A COLLECTION OF SONNETS .

92 QUOTATIONS ON THE DRAMA

97 PERSONAL QUOTATIONS SINGLE POEMS

103 CURRENT POEMS.

IIO BIBLIOGRAPHY.

114 NOTES. By Wm. Sharp, Gilbert L. Eberhart, Geo. Barlow, Epes Sargent, Nettie Leila Michel. 115 EDITOR'S TABLE .

117 BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS OF POEMS PUBLISHED IN 1891

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CHARLES WELLS MOULTON, Publisher,

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Copyright, 1892, by Charles Wells Moulton. Entered at Buffalo Post-Office as Second-Class Mail Matter.

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THE MAGAZINE OF POETRY.

VOL. IV.

No. I.

war.

WILLIAM HAMILTON HAYNE. loftiest in style and sentiment of Mr. Hayne's pro

ductions. His generous tributes to other writers,

and his courteous treatment of all with whom he WILLIAM HAMILTON HAYNE inherits an

honored name and poetic power of a high comes in contact, are notable characteristics of this order from his distinguished father; while gentle great-hearted and gentle poet. While he excels in all ness and all the graces of Southern chivalry are lyrical forms of verse, Mr. Hayne has been especially blended in his nature on both sides of his house, successful and deservedly praised as a nature poet. from ancestral veins as pure and purple as ever And while he himself regards Robert Burns Wilson flowed in pulsing currents from the crested turrets as clearly in the lead of all his contemporaries in of old England, the bonny braes of Scotland and I virility and noble descriptions in nature, it may the fair flowerland of France. He is the only son fairly be said that even that brilliant and ambitious of Paul Hamilton Hayne, the greatest of all South exponent of the divine art does not surpass Mr. ern poets, and although born in his father's old Hayne in this realm. His descriptions are life-like, home and birthplace, Charleston, S. C., March 11, living, especially in his shorter poems, which have 1856, he has resided the greater part of his life at won him critical commendation and popular praise. Copse Hill, near Augusta, Ga., whither the family His quatrains are gems of purest ray, clear-cut as any moved in 1866 when their handsome home and I crystal, and in this style of verse he is not surpassed property were swept away by the fortunes of | even by his venerated father or by that other prince

His post-office is in the suburban village and of poets, Thomas Bailey Aldrich. He does not care famous health resort of Grovetown, Ga., but the for narrative forms or blank verse, unless especially city of Augusta, where rests the consecrated dust fine. The octo-syllabic is a favorite style of versificaof the father, also lays appreciative and affectionate tion with him. “A Band of Bluebirds” is a favorite claim to the son.

poem of his, very beautiful and oft praised, and it will On account of his delicate constitution young probably give the name to his first volume of poems, Hayne received his education at home, with the already compiled and ready for the publishers. He exception of a few months' study at Dr. Porter's has enough poems, however, for two good-sized academy in Charleston. He is not, therefore, a volumes. “In a Southern Swamp” and “Through master of the exact sciences or ancient classics, Woodland Ways" are two of his longer producbut it would be difficult to find a better student of tions, and both are exquisite nature poems. “The English literature anywhere, or a more thorough Deathless Heart” and “The Carven Name” master of the King's English in critical composition also too long for reproduction here, but are fine or musical forms of expression. At the age of stories in verse. fourteen he contributed creditable sketches to Not only in poetry but in prose has Mr. Hayne Burke's Weekly, an old-time Georgia periodical, made an enviable reputation for himself. He has but his literary career began in reality in 1879. His written a number of critical articles for The Amerifirst poem of special value appeared in the Youth's can and other periodicals, and his dialect sketches Companion in 1881, and was written on the death are delightful. His “Georgia Humorists” paid of Sidney Lanier. He has always been an ad glowing and graceful tribute to Judge Longstreet, mirer of Lanier's, and paid another noble tribute to Colonel W. T. Thompson, Richard Malcomb Johnthat musical genius in a commemorative poem ston and Joel Chandler Harris; and a sketch of written for the occasion, and read by himself, at the Mrs. Margaret J. Preston rendered eloquent tribute unveiling of the bust of Lanier in Macon, Ga., to a most gifted Southern woman. An essay on October 17, 1890. This is considered by many the "Some Famous English Lyrics," read before the

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