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Poems

Title
Poems / by H. Cordelia Ray.
Author
Ray, H. Cordelia (Henrietta Cordelia), 1852?-1916.
Publication
New York : The Grafton Press, MCMX. [1910]

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TextUse in library Sc Rare 811-R (Ray, H. C. Poems) Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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Additional Authors
Grafton Press, publisher.
Description
ix, [2], 6-169, [1] pages; 20 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Subjects
Note
  • "Copyright 1910 by H. Cordelia Ray."--verso of title page.
  • Last page blank.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Also available in electronic form, digitized by NYPL.
Source (note)
  • from Arthur A. Schomburg;
Provenance (note)
  • is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
  • A Rosary of fancies: The sculptor's vision -- Fancy and imagination -- Repose -- The mist maiden -- May's invocation -- The poet's ideal -- The perfect orchestra -- Wood carols -- A dream of Elfland -- Dawn's carol -- On the picture of a child -- A dream within a song -- Song -- A picture -- Sunset picture -- An idyl of spring -- A group of musings -- In a nook called Fairyland -- On the Concord River -- Cloud fantasy -- Invocation to the muse -- The vision of Eve -- Ode on the twentieth century.
  • Meditations: The hour's glory -- Reverie -- God's ways, not our ways -- Nature's minor chords -- At nature's shrine -- Cloud song -- My Easter dove -- Questioning -- Hidden essence -- A fragment -- Star song -- Easter carol -- An ideal -- The hermit and the soul -- Compensation -- A vision of moonlight -- Sea cadences -- A thought on Lake Ontario -- Sky picture -- Hymn to the Thousand Islands -- On the rapids of the St. Lawrence -- Voices of the rain -- Our task -- Echo reverie -- Lines written on a farewell view of the Franconia Mountain at twilight -- The coming of spring -- Failure -- The triple Benison -- Verses to my heart's sister -- Among the Berkshire Hills -- Evening prayer -- Retrospection -- At Christmas-Tide -- Broken heart -- Prayer -- Shadow and sunshine -- Soul incense.
  • Sonnets: To my mother -- Life -- Aspiration -- Incompleteness -- Self-mastery -- Niobe -- The two musicians -- The poet's ministrants -- Milton -- Shakespeare -- Raphael -- Beethoven -- The tireless sculptor -- The soul's courts -- Limitations -- The Venus of Milo -- The Quest of the ideal -- An ocean musing -- Emerson -- To Laura.
  • Champions of freedom: To my father -- William Lloyd Garrison -- Wendell Phillips -- Charles Sumner -- Robert G. Shaw -- Toussaint L'Ouverture.
  • Ballads and other poems: Rhyme of the antique forest -- Musidora's vision -- Echo's complaint -- Antigone and Oedipus -- Anita and Giovanni -- Listening Nydia -- Mignon -- The fisherman's story -- Snow song -- Pastoral -- Idyl -- The enchanted shell -- Chateaux en Espagne -- The fading skiff -- The Maid of Ehrenthal -- Mildred's doves -- Little Fay's Thanksgiving.
  • Chansons d'amour: The dawn of love -- The siren bird -- Reunited -- Love's vista -- My spirit's complement -- Recompensed? -- The messengers -- O restless heart, be still! -- Boat song -- Cuckoo song.
  • Quatrains: At sunset -- Life's boundary -- Charity -- Awakening -- Lost opportunities -- Ambition -- Full vision -- After the storm -- At the cascade -- Nature's uplifting -- Instability -- The afterglow.
  • The procession of the seasons: January -- February -- March -- April -- May -- June -- July -- August -- September -- October -- November -- December.
  • The seer, the singer, and the sage: Dante -- Longfellow -- A thought at Walden.
  • Heroic echoes: Quebec -- In memoriam, Frederick Douglass -- Greeting to Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe on her eighty-fifth birthday -- In Memorian [sic], Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Lincoln.
Call Number
Sc Rare 811-R (Ray, H. C. Poems)
LCCN
11009931 /rev
OCLC
  • 7769596
  • 7769596
  • NYPGR7769596-B
Author
Ray, H. Cordelia (Henrietta Cordelia), 1852?-1916.
Title
Poems / by H. Cordelia Ray.
Publisher
New York : The Grafton Press, MCMX. [1910]
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Additional Formats
Also available in electronic form, digitized by NYPL.
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 811-R (accession no. B594104) is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Source
Purchase; from Arthur A. Schomburg; 1926. Copy in Sc Rare 811-R (Ray, H. C. Poems), Schomburg Center, Manuscripts, Archives & Rare Books.
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Plain text PDF available via the African American Women Writers of the 19th Century Project
Full text available via Internet Archive (Duke University copy)
Local Subject
Black author.
Added Author
Grafton Press, publisher.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 811-R (Ray, H. C. Poems)
*WIY 97-19
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