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Alloway.

Anemone.  See Rue-anemone.

Angler, an English.

Anglo-Saxon, the.

Annan.

Annan bridge.

Ants.

Arbutus, trailing.

Arethusa.

Argyll, Duke of, on the comparative merits of British and American song-birds.

Arnold,  Matthew, quotations from.

Arthur's Seat.

Ash.

Asters.

Audubon, John James.

Avon, the Scottish river.

Ayr.

Azaleas.

 

Barrington, Daines.

Bean, horse or Winchester.

Bear, black.

Bee. See Bumblebee and Honeybee.

Beech, European.

Beetle, ants and.

Beetle, Colorado.

Ben Lomond.

Ben Nevis.

Ben Venue.

Birds, blue not a common color among British; voices of British; source of the charm of their songs; the Duke of Argyll on the comparative merits of British and American song-birds; the American bird-choir larger and embracing more good songsters than the British; British more familiar, prolific, and abundant than American; superior vivacity and strength of voice in British; hours and seasons of singing of British and American; superior sweetness, tenderness, and melody in the songs of American; the two classes of British song-birds; certain localities favored by; British more prolific than American; warm and compact nests of British; abundance of British.

Blackberry

Blackbird, European, song of; nest of.

Blackbird, red-winged. See Starling, red-shouldered.

Blackcap, or black-capped warbler; song of.

Bloodroot.

Bluebell.  See Hyacinth, wild.

Bluebird (Sialia sialis).

Blue-bonnet.

Blue-weed, or viper's bugloss.

Bobolink  (Dolichonyx oryzivorus), song of.

Bob-white.  See Quail.

Bouncing Bet.

Boys, at Ecclefechan; a Godalming boy.

Bridges, arched.

Brig o' Doon.

Britain.  See Great Britain.

Bryant, William Cullen, as a poet of the woods.

Bugloss, viper's.  See Blue-weed.

Building-stone, softness of British.

Bullfinch, notes of.

Bumblebee.

Bunting, indigo.  See Indigo-bird.

Burns, Robert, the Scotch love of; quotation from.

Buttercup.

 

Calopogon.

Campion, bladder.

Canterbury; the cathedral of.

Cardinal. See Grosbeak, cardinal.

Carlyle, James, father of Thomas

Carlyle.

Carlyle, Mrs. James.

Carlyle, Jane Baillie Welsh.

Carlyle, Thomas, quotations from; the grave of; at the graves of his father and mother; his reverence and affection for his kindred; his family traits; his love of Scotland;  his affection for his mother; an old road-mender's opinion  of; his style; his connection with Irving; an indomitable worker; his house in Chelsea; a call on; on Scott; his correspondence with Emerson; his friendship with Emerson; compared and contrasted with Emerson; his magnanimous wrathful-ness; a man of action; a regal and dominating man; as an historical writer; his power of characterization; his vocabulary of vituperation; not a philosopher; his Struggle against odds; his unselfishness; his relations with his wife; his passion for heroes; his glorification of the individual will; his earnestness; a master portrait-painter; the value he set on painted portraits; his hatred of democracy; his large capital of faith; his religious belief; his attitude of renunciation; his search for the truth; his egoism; value of his teaching; his isolation of soul; his mission; his Oliver Cromwell; his Frederick the Great.

Carlyle family, the.

Catbird (Galeoscoptes carolinensis), notes of.

Cathedrals, Canterbury; images in; soil collected on the walls of; Rochester; St. Paul's.

Catskill  Mountains, contrasted with the mountains of Scotland; scenery in; the valleys of.

Cattle, of the Scotch Highlands.

Cedar-bird, or cedar  waxwing (Ampelis cedrorum).

Celandine.

Celts, the.

Chaffinch, or shilfa; song of; nest of.

Chat, yellow-breasted (Icteria virens); song of.

Chewink, or towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus), notes of.

Chickadee (Parus atricapillus), notes of.

Cliffchaff, notes of.

Chipmunk.

Chippie. See Sparrow, social.

Cicada, or harvest-fly.

Cinquefoil.

Claytonia, or spring beauty.

Clematis, wild.

Clouds, in England; at sea.

Clover (Trifolium incarnatum).

Clover, red.

Clover, white.

Clover, yellow.

Clyde, the, sailing up.

Cockscomb.

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, quotation from.

Coltsfoot.

Columbine.

Commons, in England.

Convolvulus.

Copses, in England.

Cormorants.

Corn-crake, notes of.

Cow-bunting, or cowbird (Molothrus ater), notes of.

Crane's-bill.

Creeper, European brown.

Crow, carrion.

Cuckoo (Coccyzus sp.), notes of.

Cuckoo, European; notes of.

Curlew, European; notes of.

 

Daffodils.

Daisy, English.

Daisy, ox-eye.

Dalibarda.

Dandelion.

Danton, Georges Jacques.

Darwin, Charles.

Dead-nettle.

Democracy, Carlyle's opinion of.

De Quincey, Thomas.

Desmoulins, Camille.

Devil's Punch-Bowl, the.

Dicentra.

Dickens, Charles.

Dock, sorrel (Rumex acetosa).

Docks.

Dog-fish.

Dolphins.

Doon, the.

Dover, the cliffs of.

Ducks, wild.

 

Eagle.

Earthworm, as a cultivator of the soil.

Easing.

Ecclefechan; the journey from Edinburgh to; in the village and churchyard of; birds'-nesting boys of; walks about; the "dog-fight,".

Edinburgh.

Edward, Thomas.

Elder, English.

Elecampane.

Elm, English.

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, as a poet of the woods; quotations from; his friendship with Carlyle; compared and contrasted with Carlyle; his correspondence with Carlyle.

England, tour in; walks in; the green turf of; building-stone of; humanization of nature in; repose of the landscape in; foliage in; cultivated fields of; grazing in; the climate as a promoter of greenness; pastoral beauty of; lack of wild and aboriginal beauty in; no rocks worth mentioning in; woods in; plowing in; country houses and village houses in; haying in; a farm and a farmer in the south of; sunken roads of; inns of; sturdiness and picturesqueness of the trees in; commons; weather of; the bird-songs of, compared with those of New York and New England; impressions of some birds of; stillness at twilight in. See Great Britain.

English, the, contracted with the Scotch; a prolific people.

Europe, animals and plants of, more versatile and dominating than those of America.

 

Farming in the south of England.

Fells, in the north of England.

Fern, maiden-hair.

Fieldfare.

Finch, purple (Carpodacus purpureus), song of.

Finches, songs of.

Fir, Scotch.

Flicker. See High-hole.

Flowers, wild, American  more shy and retiring than British; species fewer, but individuals more abundant in Great Britain than in America; effect of latitude on the size and color of; effect of proximity to the sea on, 183; British less beautiful but more abundant and noticeable than American; British and American sweet-scented; abundance of British.

Flycatcher, British.

Flycatcher, great crested (Myiarchus crinitus), notes of.

Flycatcher, little green or green-crested (Empidonax virescens), notes of.

Fog, at sea.

Foliage, in England and America. See Trees.

Footpath, an English.

Forget-me-not.

Fox, European red.

Foxglove; a beautiful and conspicuous flower; in poetry.

Frederick the Great.

Frogs.

Froude, James Anthony, his Thomas Carlyle.

Furze, or whin.

 

Gannets.

Garlic, hedge.

Geranium, wild.

Gillyflower.

Glasgow.

Globe-flower.

Goat Fell.

Godalming.

Goethe.

Golden-rod.

Goldfinch, American (Astragalinus tristis), notes of.

Goldfinch, European; song of.

Goose, solan.

Grasmere.

Grasshoppers.

Graves, "extinct,".

Great Britain, wild flowers of; species less numerous than in America but individuals more abundant; weeds in; prolific life of. See England, Scotland, and Wales.

Greenfinch, or green linnet; notes of.

Greenock, Scotland.

Grosbeak, blue (Guiraca cærulea), song of.

Grosbeak, cardinal, or cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), song of.

Grosbeak, rose-breasted (Zamelodia ludoviciana), notes of.

Grote, George.

Ground-chestnut. See Pig-nut.

Grouse.

Grouse, ruffed (Bonasa umbellus).

Gudgeon.

Gulls, European.

 

Haggard falcon.

Hairbird. See Sparrow, social.

Hamilton, Duke of, his parks.

Hanger, the.

Harbledown hill.

Hare, European.

Harebell.

Harvest-fly.  See Cicada.

Hawk.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel.

Haymaking in England.

Hazlemere.

Heather.

Hedgehog.

Hedge-sparrow; notes of; nest of.

Hellebore, green.

Helvellyn.

Hepatica.

Herb Robert.

Herring, on the coast of Scotland.

High-hole, or flicker (Colaptes auratus luteus), notes of.

Hitchin.

Honey-bee.

Honeysuckle, wild.

House-martin, or martlet, or window-swallow; notes of; nest of.

Hummingbird, ruby-throated (Trochilus colubris), notes of.

Hunt, Leigh.

Hyacinth, wild, or bluebell.

Hyla.

 

Indigo-bird, or indigo bunting (Passerina cyanea), song of.

Inns, English.

Insects, music of.

Ireland, the peat of.

Irving, Edward.

 

Jackdaw; notes of.

Jay, British; notes of.

Jewel-weed.

Johnson, Samuel.

Junco, slate-colored. See Snowbird.

 

Katydids.

Keats, John, quotations from.

Kent, walks in.

Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus), notes of.

Kinglet, European golden-crested, or golden-crested wren; song of.

Kinglet, golden-crowned, or golden-crowned wren (Regulus satrapa), song of.

Kinglet, ruby-crowned (Regulus calendula); song of.

 

Lady's-slipper.

Lake district, the.

Lake Mohunk.

Lamb, Charles.

Lapwing, or pewit; cry of.

Lark. See Skylark and Wood-lark.

Lark, grasshopper, notes of.

Leechmere bottom.

Lichens, in America and in England.

Linnet, English, song of.

Linnet, green. See Greenfinch.

Liphook.

Live-for-ever.

Lockerbie.

London,  streets  above  streets in; overflowing life of; a domestic city.

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth.

Loosestrife, purple.

Maidstone.

Mainhill.

Maple, European.

Marigold, corn.

Martin,  purple (Progne subis); notes of.

Martlet. See House-martin.

Mavis.  See Thrush, song.

Meadowlark (Sturnella magna), notes of.

Meadow-sweet.

Medeola.

Midges.

Mill, John Stuart.

Milton, John, quotations from.

Mirabeau, Comte de.

Mockingbird (Mimus polyglotos), song of.

Moschatel.

Mountains, of Scotland; of the Lake district.

Mouse, European field.

Mullein.

Mustard, wild.

 

Nettle.

Nettle, Canada.

Newt, red.

Nightingale, a glimpse of; at the head of a series of British song-birds; notes of.

Nightjar, notes of.

Nuthatch, European.

 

Oak, English.

Ocean,  the, voyage across; clouds; fog; the weather; animal life; the end of the voyage.

Orchids, purple.

Oriole, Baltimore (Icterus galbula), notes of.

Oriole, orchard, or orchard starling (Icterus spurius), song of.

Otter.

Ousel, ringed.

Ousel, water.

Oven-bird.  See Wagtail, wood.

Owl.

 

Pansy, wild.

Partridge, European; nest of.

Peat.

Pewee, wood (Contopus virens), notes of.

Pewit. See Lapwing.

Phœbe-bird  (Sayornis  phœbe), notes of.

Pig-nut, or ground-chestnut.

Pine, white.

Pipit, American, or titlark (Anthus pensilvanicus), song of.

Pipit, meadow, nest and eggs of.

Pipit, mountain.

Plane-tree, European.

Plantain.

Plantain, narrow-leaved.

Plato.

Plowing, in England and Scotland.

Polecat.

Polecat Hill.

Pond-lily, European white.

Poppy.

Primrose.

Privet.

Prunella.

Quail, or bob-white (Colinus virginianus).

Rabbit, European.

Railway-trains, the view from.

Rats.

Redbreast. See Robin redbreast.

Redstart, American (Setophaga ruticilla), song of.

Redstart, European,  notes  of.

Reed-sparrow, song of.

Repentance Hill.

Road-mender, an old.

Robin, American (Merula migratoria), song of.

Robin redbreast; song of; nest of.

Rochester Castle.

Rochester Cathedral.

Rogers, Samuel.

Rook; notes of; nest of.

Rook-pie.

Rose, wild.

Rothay, the river.

Rousseau, Jean Jacques.

Rue-anemone.

Rumex acetosa.

Rydal Mount.

 

St. John's-wort.

St. Paul's Cathedral.

Salisbury Crags.

Salmon.

Sandpiper, European, notes of.

Sandpiper, spotted (Actitis macularia), notes of.

Scotch, the, contrasted with the English; acquaintances among; a trait of; their love for Burns.

Scotland,  first sight of; mountains of; tour through; moorlands of; streams and lakes of, plowing in; work of women and girls in the fields in; country houses and village houses in; free use of paint in. See Great Britain.

Scotsbrig.

Scott, Sir Walter, Carlyle on.

Sea. See Ocean.

Sedge-warbler, song of.

Selborne.

Shackerford.

Shakespeare, quotations from.

Shakespeare's Cliff.

Shawangunk Mountains.

Shilfa.  See Chaffinch.

Ship-building on the Clyde.

Shottery, the  fields  about.

Skylark; in America; at the head of a series of British song-birds; song of.

Snails, ants and snail; abundance of, in England.

Snowbird, or slate-colored junco (Junco hyemalis), song of.

Solomon's-seal.

Sorrel, sheep. See Dock.

Southey, Robert.

Sparrow, bush or wood or field (Spizella pusilla), song of.

Sparrow, English (Passer domesticus);  Carlyle on.

Sparrow, fox (Passerella iliaca), song of.

Sparrow, savanna (Passerculus sandwichensis savanna), notes of.

Sparrow, social or chipping, or hairbird, or chippie (Spizella socialis), song of.

Sparrow, song (Melospiza cinerea melodia), notes of.

Sparrow, swamp (Melospiza georgiana), song of.

Sparrow, vesper (Poœcetes gramineus), song of.

Sparrow, white-crowned (Zonotrichia leucophrys), song of.

Sparrow,  white-throated (Zonotrichia albicollis), song of.

Sparrows, songs of.

Speedwell, blue.

Spring beauty. See Claytonia.

Spurge, wood.

Squirrel, European.

Squirrel, flying.

Squirrel, gray.

Squirrel, red.

Starling, European; nest of.

Starling, orchard. See oriole, orchard.

Starling, red-shouldered, or red-winged blackbird (Agelaius phœniceus), notes of.

Stone. See Building-stone.

Stork, nest of.

Stratford-on-Avon.

Strawberry, wild.

Succory.

Swallow, barn (Hirundo erythrogastra).

Swallow, chimney, or chimney swift (Chætura pelagica); notes of; nest of.

Swallow, cliff (Petrochelidon lunifrons), nests of.

Swallow, European chimney; notes  of; nest of.

Swallow,  window. See House-martin.

Swift, chimney. See Swallow, chimney.

Swift, European, notes of; nest of.

Swordfish.

 

Tanager, scarlet (Piranga erythromelas), song of.

Tarns.

Teasel.

Tennyson, Alfred, quotations from; Carlyle's portrait of.

Thames, up the.

Thistle, Scotch.

Thoreau, Henry D.

Thrasher, brown (Toxostoma rufum), notes of; nest of.

Throstle. See Thrush, song.

Thrush, hermit (Hylocichla guttata pallasii), song of.

Thrush, missel, song of.

Thrush, song, or mavis, or throstle, song of.

Thrush, Wilson's. See Veery.

Thrush, olive-backed or Swainson's (Hylocichla ustulata swainsoni), song of.

Thrush, wood (Hylocichla mustelina), notes of; nest of.

Timothy grass.

Tit, great. See Titmouse, great.

Tit, marsh.

Titlark. See Pipit, American.

Titlark, European, notes of.

Titmouse, great, or great tit; notes of.

Titmouse, long-tailed.

Toad.

Tomtit, nest of.

Towhee. See Chewink.

Tree-cricket.

Trees, sturdiness and picturesqueness of English. See Foliage.

Trillium, painted.

Trilliums.

Trosachs, the.

Trout, British.

Turf, of England and Scotland.

Ulleswater.

Uvularia.

Valleys.

Veery, or Wilson's thrush (Hylocichla fuscescens); song of.

Vervain.

Vetches.

Violet, bird's-foot.

Violet, yellow.

Vireo, brotherly love or Philadelphia  (Vireo philadelphicus), song of.

Vireo, red-eyed (Vireo olivaceus), song of.

Vireo, solitary  or blue-headed (Vireo solitarius); song of.

Vireo, warbling (Vireo gilvus), song of.

Vireo, white-eyed (Vireo noveboracensis); song of.

Vireo, yellow-throated (Vireo flavifrons), notes of.

Vireos, songs of.

Virgil, quotation from.

Wagtail,  water. See Water-thrush, large-billed.

Wagtail, wood, or golden-crowned thrush, or golden-crowned accentor, or oven-bird (Seiurus aurocapillus), song of.

Wales, rock scenery in.

Warbler, black-capped. See Black-cap.

Warbler,  black-throated  green (Dendroica virens), song of.

Warbler, Canada (Wilsonia canadensis), song of.

Warbler, garden; song of.

Warbler, hooded (Wilsonia mitrata), song of.

Warbler, Kentucky (Geothlypis formosa), song of.

Warbler, mourning (Geothlypis philadelphia), song of.

Warbler, reed, notes of.

Warbler, willow, or willow-wren, song of; nest and eggs of.

Warbler, yellow. See Yellowbird, summer.

Water-lily. See Pond-lily.

Water-plantain.

Water-thrush,  large-billed  or Louisiana, or water wagtail (Seiurus motacilla); song of.

Waxwing, cedar. See Cedar-bird.

Weasel.

Webster, Daniel.

Weeds, in Great Britain and in America.

Westmoreland.

Whale.

Wheat-ear.

Whin. See Furze.

White, Gilbert.

Whitethroat, song of.

Wolf.

Wolmer Forest.

Woodbine.

Woodcock, European.

Wood-frog.

Wood-lark; song of.

Wood-pigeon, notes of.

Woodruff.

Woods, of America; of England; in poetry.

Wordsworth, William; quotations from; the poet of those who love solitude; his house at Grasmere; his attitude toward nature; his lonely heart.

Wren, British house, or Jenny Wren; notes of; nest of.

Wren, European golden-crested. See Kinglet, European golden-crested.

Wren, golden-crowned. See Kinglet, golden-crowned.

Wren, house (Troglodytes aëdon), song of.

Wren, long-billed marsh (Telmatodytes palustris), song of.

Wren, willow. See Warbler, willow.

Wren, winter (Olbiorchilus hiemalis); song of.

Wrens, songs of.

Wryneck.

 

Yarrow.

Yellowbird, summer, or yellow warbler (Dendroica œstiva), song of.

Yellowhammer, or yellow yite, notes of; nest of.

Yellow-throat, Maryland or northern (Geothlypis trichas brachidactyla), song of.


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