Shells. by Ella Wheeler.

[1st Edition.]
Milwaukee:Hauser & Storey, 1873.

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DEDICATION
TO THE
PEOPLE OF WISCONSIN,
FROM WHOM I HAVE
Received so Many Words of Praise and Encouragement;
TO WHOM I AM
Indebted for so Many Marks of Appreciation,
Rendering my Pleasant Work
Pleasanter,
My Glad Life Gladder,
Is this volume gratefully dedicated
by
THE AUTHOR.

PREFACE

   By the waves of thought, these "Shells" were washed out upon
the shores of imagination, and I gathered them in idle moments.
If they shall give you a few hours enjoyment, it will add to the pleas-
ure I experienced in making the collection.
                                                             Ella Wheeler.
Contents: [no Table of Contents is actually listed in the first edition.]
  1. Our Lives
  2. The Messenger
  3. Idle
  4. Ye Agents
  5. Warned
  6. Life
  7. Stars
  8. Fading
  9. Haunted
  10. Ghosts
  11. Tim's Story
  12. Memory's Garden
  13. Mysteries
  14. What the Winds Told Me
  15. Sometimes
  16. Blind Sorrow
  17. "Be Not Weary"
  18. To Those Who Never Pray
  19. Hung
  20. Compassion
  21. Fame
  22. Her Mother's Beautiful Eyes
  23. Old Times
  24. This World
  25. Going Away
  26. Good-Bye
  27. Jamie
  28. A Mother's Reverie
  29. The Two Glasses
  30. Twilight Thoughts
  31. Only a Kiss
  32. When I am Dead
  33. Don't Talk When You've Nothing To Say
  34. The Frost Fairy
  35. Florabelle
  36. The Doomed City's Prayer
  37. One Woman's Plea
  38. Decoration Poem
  39. A Baby in the House
  40. Reunion Poem
  41. The People's Favorite
  42. Dream Time
  43. Lines Written on the Death of James Buell
  44. Under the Willow
  45. Doubting
  46. At Sunset
  47. A Twilight Thought
  48. True Warriors
  49. One of These
  50. A Fancy
  51. Tired
  52. Never
  53. True Love
  54. His Song
  55. When You Go Away
  56. Bleak Weather
  57. The Tale the Robin Told
  58. A Memory
  59. Waiting
  60. Drifting Apart
  61. Once More Together
  62. Once in a While
  63. Beauty
  64. A Plea for Fame
  65. Somewhere
  66. Our Angel
  67. A Summer Idyl
  68. The Musicians
  69. In Vain
  70. Baby Eva
  71. I Shall Not Forget
  72. The Old and the New
  73. Decoration Poem
  74. At Set of Sun
  75. Love Song
  76. Display
  77. At the Window
  78. How
  79. By and By
  80. King and Siren
  81. After
  82. If You Had Been True
  83. Afloat
  84. Roses and Lillies
  85. In Heaven With You
  86. Thou Dost Not Know
  87. A Golden Year
  88. Foreshadowed
  89. Fortune's Wheel
  90. Searching
  91. Daft
  92. Trust
  93. The Common Link
  94. Buried To-day
  95. When I Die
  96. The Unseen Thorn
  97. Father and Child
  98. Under the Moon
  99. Singers
  100. Take My Hand
  101. Disinterred
  102. A Lawyer's Romance
  103. A Summer Day
  104. Song and Maid
  105. Asleep
  106. Two Counts
  107. The Watcher
  108. Life and Death
  109. An Autumn Reverie
  110. Two Lives
  111. In Memoriam
  112. My Love
  113. The Frost Fairy
  114. The Summons
  115. Three Years Old
  116. The Difference
  117. Love's Extravagance
  118. You Will Forget Me

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