Ode on the death of Abraham Lincoln

by Samuel Greene Wheeler Benjamin

Publisher: W.V. Spencer in Boston

Written in English
Published: Pages: 15 Downloads: 872
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  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Poetry

Edition Notes

Statementby S.G.W. Benjamin
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14965055M
LC Control Number87356259

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Ode on the death of Abraham Lincoln. Boston: W.Y. Spencer, (OCoLC) Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: S G W Benjamin; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

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First published in the New-York Independent. "A few copies have been issued in the present. Abraham Lincoln came into presidency during a time of turmoil and conflict.

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English composer Gustav Holst completed Ode to Death, Op. 38 in as a memorial to friends lost in the First World War. The haunting and transcendent work for chorus and orchestra is a setting of the final lines of 'When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd, Walt Whitman's elegy to President Abraham Lincoln.

Holst drew inspiration from Whitman 'as a New World prophet of tolerance and. Ode on the Centenary of Abraham Lincoln. Percy MacKaye. Macmillan, - 61 pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. "O Captain.

My Captain!" is an extended metaphor poem written in by Walt Whitman, about the death of American president Abraham Lincoln. The poem was first published in the pamphlet Sequel to Drum-Taps which assembled 18 poems regarding the American Civil War, including another Lincoln elegy, "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd".It was included in Whitman's comprehensive.

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First and only edition of this poem mourning the death of Lincoln -- one of the best known works of this American poet, editor and critic () who made his home the celebrated center of New York literary life with his wife, novelist and poet Elizabeth D.B.

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Elegiac Ode, Op. 21, is a musical composition by British composer Charles Villiers Stanford (–) written and first performed in It is a four-movement work scored for baritone and soprano soloists, chorus and orchestra, Stanford's composition is a setting of Walt Whitman ' s elegy, "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd", mourning the death of American president Abraham Chamber music: Serenade in F major.

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Cordelia Ray, “Lincoln: Written for the. The bells that toll of death and doom,-- The rolling of the drums,-- The dreadful Car that comes.

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"When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd- is an elegy on the death of Abraham Lincoln, though it never mentions the president by name.

Like most elegies, it develops from the personal (the death of Lincoln and the poet's grief) to the impersonal (the death of "all of you" and death itself); from an intense feeling of grief to the thought of reconciliation.The information about Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. John Keats was an English Romantic poet who rose to fame after his death and, by the end of the nineteenth century, became one of the best loved English work was in publication only for four years before he died at the age of twenty five.

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