1850. With biographical sketch and explanatory notes. A collection of verse from Whittier, American Quaker poet and reformer. He was a pioneer in regional literature as well as a crusader for many humanitarian causes. He was also a self-declared abolitionist. Contents: Snow-Bound; Among the Hills; Songs of Labor. Dedication, The Shoemakers, The Fishermen, The Lumbermen, The Ship-Builders, The Drovers, The Huskers, The Corn-Song. Selected Poems: The Barefoot Boy, How the Robin came, Telling the Bees, Sweet Fern, The Poor Voter on Election Day, The Hill-Top, and The Prayer of Agassiz. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.