THE
MANY-MANSIONED HOUSE
AND OTHER POEMS



BY
EDWARD WILLIAM THOMSON

© Toronto: William Briggs, 1909.


 

DEDICATION
NOTE
TO CANADIAN READERS

CONTENTS

POEMS OF THE WORLD-WIDE BROTHERHOOD
  The Many-Mansioned House
  Peter Ottawa
  Parliament of the Ages
  King Volsung and the Skald

POEMS OF LINCOLN AND THE GREAT WAR
  We Talked of Lincoln
  Father Abraham Lincoln
  Mary Armistead
  When Lincoln Died
  The Vision at Shiloh
  Parables
 
BALLADS, LYRICS, MEDITATIONS
  Thunderchild’s Lament
  The Mandan Priest
  Chief Nepoquan’s Lament
  Ridgeway Fight
  Day Dream
  The Canadian Rossignol (In May)
  The Canadian Rossignol (In June)
  Sweetest Whistle Ever Blew
  Our Kindergartner
  Elegy for “the Doctor”
  Hail to the Chief
  A Canadian Reply (To one who would refuse     Liberty to the Boers)
  To the Princess Louise, on the Death of     Princess Alice
  Environment
  Aspiration
  Resurrection
  Judgment Hour
  Happyheart
  Our Town’s Comforter
  Brethren of the Boat
  Cupid in the Office
      Prelude
          I. Reverie
         II. The Christmas Walk
        III. Cul-de-Sac
       IV. April Holiday
        V. Consolation
       VI. The Puritan
       VII. Kismet
      VIII. Hepaticas
        IX. Flown
         X. Enshrined
  The Bad Year
  To Theodore Roosevelt
  The Wheatfield at Gettysburg

TRANSLATIONS
  Gastibelzah. From the French of Victor Hugo
  O Canada, mon Pays, mes Amours. From the     French of Sir George Etienne Cartier
  To Brittany. From the French of W. Chapman
  Mother and Child. (Old France and New.) From     the French of W. Chapman
  To my two Mothers. From the French of W.     Chapman
  Autumn Song. From the French of Achille     Frechette
  To Canada. From the Sclavonic