POEMS


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POEMS

(pō'emz),
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Among the minor poems of Lord Byron is one which has never received from the critics the praise which it undoubtedly deserves:--
One of the finest poems by Willis -- the very best in my opinion which he has ever written--has no doubt, through this same defect of undue brevity, been kept back from its proper position.
While discussing, very much at random, the essentiality of what we call Poetry, my principal purpose will be to cite for consideration, some few of those minor English or American poems which best suit my own taste, or which, upon my own fancy, have left the most definite impression.
Next to the "Eoiae" and the poems which seemed to have been developed from it, it is natural to place the "Great Eoiae".
"The Works and Days": The poem consists of four main sections.
It is from the second and fourth sections that the poem takes its name.
Few poems more clearly illustrate the variety of influences from which most great literary works result.
It has been adopted in no small number of the greatest subsequent English poems, including such various ones as Burns' 'Cotter's Saturday Night,' Byron's 'Childe Harold,' Keats' 'Eve of St.
Then in England people began to say that there never had been an Ossian at all, and that Macpherson had invented both the poems and all the people that they were about.
He read the poems and said that they were rubbish, such as any child could write, and that Macpherson had made them all up.
The one critic in the United States had pronounced favorably on the poem, while his own contention that good stuff could find its way into the magazines had proved correct.
At the corner he stepped into the Western Union and sent a telegram to THE PARTHENON, advising them to proceed with the publication of the poem. He had in his pocket but five cents with which to pay his carfare home, so he sent the message collect.