xvi • Contents

1186 The Emergence of American Poetic Voices 1189 Songs and BalIads

1190 Songs of the Slaves

1190 Lay Dis Body Down
1190 Nobody Knows the Ttouble I've Had
1191 Deep River
1191 Roll, Jordan, Roll
1192 Steal Away to Jesus
1192 Many Thousand Go
1192 Go Down, Moses
1194 Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel

1194 Songs of White Communities

1194 John BlOwn's Body
1195 The Battle Hymn of the Republic (Julia Ward Howe)
1196 Pat Works on the Railway
1197 Shenandoah
1198 Clementine
1199 LifeIs a Toil

1200 William CulIen Bryant (1794-1878) 1201 Thanatopsis

1203 To a Waterfowl

1204 Abraham Lincoln

1204 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) 1205 A Psalm of Life

1207 The Warning

1207 The Jewish Cemetery at Newport

1209 Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

Leaves of Grass

1211 Preface to the 1855 Edition
1225 Song of Myself
1276 One's-Self! Sing
1277 To the Garden of the Wotld
1277 In Paths Unttodden
1278 When I Heard the Close of the Day
1279 Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking
1284 When I Heard the Learn'd Asttonomer
1284 Beat' Beat! Drums'
1285 Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night
1286 When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd
1294 To a Locomotive in \\linter