Series 4
Essays and articles
Box 4 (folders 8-20)

Box Folder Content
4 8 "Archery as a Recreation," 29 p. Also 8 clippings about archery and 1 sketch of an archer.
4 9 "The Art of Illumination," 7 p., typescript
4 10 "An Essay on Theocritus," 19 p. Also the following related fragments: (1) Essay beginning with a quotation from Theocritus, 3 p.; (2) Essay on Theocritus' style, 12 p.; (3) Thalysia," 6 p.; (4) "Thalysia," 14 p.; (5) "The Golden Pastoral," 1 p.; and (6) Aristotle-Theocritus, Greek-English jottings, pencil sketches, 3 pieces
4 11 "In Defense of the Weak," 27 p.
4 12 "An Indian Blow-Gun," 10 p.
4 13 "In Sherman's Path," 49 p.
4 14 "Letter to Wm. Dean Howells," 55 p.
4 15 "A Literary Knapsack," 44 p.
4 16 "Wanderings about Parnassus," Preface, 4 p.
4 17 2 untitled essays: (1) [The part played by "desire" in evolution and natural history], 5 p. and (2) [The "secret of a brook"], 5 p.
4 18 "Independent Essays," 15 items. A collection of essays. Compare table of contents with list below. Contains title page, preface, table of contents, and 307 numbered pages, with pages 1-21 and 164-189 missing. Items 1, "On Being Independent," pp. 1-21, and 10, "A King of the Brambles", pp. 164-189, given in table of contents, are not here. The latter is included in Nature Sketches, Box 6, Folder 6, Item VII. The collection contains: (2) "A Poet of the Poor," pp. 22-39; (3) "Buffon and the Birds," pp. 40-81; (4) "Blood and Brain," pp. 82-98; (5) "The Pierian Freshness," pp. 99-114; (6) "The Creole Coast," pp. 115-123; (7) "Literary Mendicity," pp. 124-134; (8) "Our War Poetry," pp. 135-149; (9) "Literary Half-Acres," pp. 150-163; (11) "A Question of Morals," pp. 190-197; (12) "The Genius of Song," pp. 198-209; (13) "The Quality of Suggestion," pp. 210-217, incomplete; (14) "Prince Colaptes and his Biographers." A clipping from the Methodist Review, pp. 167-178; (15) "The Low Tide of Poetry," pp. 243-256; (16) "The Poet and the Spring," pp. 257-264; and (17) "Anakreon of Teos," pp. 265-307
4 19 Fragments of Essays. (1) "A Letter [La Nouvelle Heloise, 4th part, letter 6]. Translated from the French of Rousseau," 5 p; (2) "Disembodied Genius," pp. 1, 39-40. (These pages may not belong together.); (3) Essay on -- art and nationalism, pp. 2/39-63; (4) "... But the poets are few...," 1 p.; (5) "... We all are inclined to make romance..."; (6) Science and art ... 1 bera] and "practical," pp. 6-28; and (7) Poets versus realism, pp. 8-9, 19-22
4 20 Fragments of geological articles. (1) "The Glacial Period, Its Extent and Effect," pp. 1-9 and (2) ...glacial deposits, pp. 22-26.
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