Drops of Water: Poems by Ella Wheeler

New York : The National Temperance Society and Publication House, 1872.
132 p.

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TO
THAT MOST EARNEST WORKER IN THE CAUSE OF TEMPERANCE,
Theo. D. Ranouse,
G. W. C. Templar of Wisconsin,
WHOSE UNFLAGGING ZEAL HAS ACCOMPLISHED SO MUCH FOR
OUR STATE,
THIS VOLUME,
IS MOST RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED BY
                                                           THE AUTHOR.

Contents:

  1. A Glass of Wine
  2. Alcohol's Requiem upon Prof. P.F.K.,
  3. A Mother's Wail
  4. Arise
  5. A Sign-Board
  6. A Tumbler of Claret
  7. Breakers
  8. Don't Drink
  9. Don't Tease the Lion
  10. "Give Us a Call!"
  11. God's Work
  12. Good Templars' Song
  13. Greeting Poem
  14. Haunted
  15. If
  16. If I Were Sent
  17. In Memorium
  18. In the Cup
  19. In the Night
  20. Is it Best?
  21. Is It Well?
  22. Master and Servant
  23. National Anniversary Ode
  24. New Year
  25. Older than You
  26. "One was taken, One was left"
  27. One Woman's Memory
  28. Origin of the Liquor Dealer
  29. Out of the Depths
  30. "PH. Best & Co.'s Lager-Beer."
  31. Slain
  32. Thanksgiving
  33. The Black Charger
  34. The Brewer's Dog
  35. The Cry of the People
  36. The Dirge of the Winds
  37. The Lodge-Room
  38. The Mother's Prayer
  39. Theory and Practice
  40. There's Work to be Done
  41. The Temperance Army
  42. The Two Armies
  43. The Two Ships
  44. Were I Man Grown
  45. What had He Done?
  46. What I Have Seen--Number I.
  47. What I Have Seen--Number II.
  48. What I Have Seen--Number III.
  49. What I Have Seen--Number IV.
  50. What I Have Seen--Number V.
  51. What we Want
  52. Where are the Temperance People?
  53. "Where is thy Brother?"
  54. Wild Oats
  55. Words from the Wind
  56. Work for Woman

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