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Secondary Scholarship | 2008
Transcription Totem (New York: Baker & Scribner, 1850), 468-470.

5. "Sacrifice." Another victim for the sacrifice!
Listed by Simms in his list of war poems, "Printed Poetry Box," P 1540, Simms
Manuscript Collection, South Caroliniana Library, Univ of SC. Collected in
Simms's War Poetry of the South (New York: Richardson, 1866), 436-437.

6. "The Synod of the Beasts." Arts, passions, talents, all have
mortal laws
Charleston Mercury (23 December 1863). Unsigned, but listed by Simms in
his list of war poems, "Printed Poetry Box," P1540, Simms Manuscript
Collection, South Caroliniana Library, Univ of SC. Not collected in Simms's
War Poetry of the South.

7. "Ballad of the Big Belly." As I walked out one morning in May
Manuscript in Simms's 1847 Journal, "Personal and Literary Memorials,"
Simms Manuscript Collection, South Caroliniana Library, Univ of SC.

8. "The Buzzard Concert." The Bu7zards, Crows & Scallawags
Manuscript in Simms's hand in "MSS General Simms Collection," P1574.
Comprised of four sixteen line stanzas on two fire-damaged pages. Dated
around 1869-1870. Excerpts printed in Simms Review, IX, no. 1 (Summer
2001), 25.

9. [Untitled.] Calm, serene,
Signed William Gilmore Simms in Oracles From the Poets: A Fanciful
Diversion For the Drawing Room, ed. Caroline Gilman (New York: 1844), 28.

10. [Untitled.] A cheek, fair
Signed William Gilmore Simms in Oracles From the Poets (See # 9), 64.

11. [Untitled.] Come! Let thy hair my fingers twine,
The Album, II (4 February 1826), 39-40. Signed "M.E.S.," a newly proved
Simms pseudonym. Reprinted in James Kibler, "The Album (1826): The
Significance of the Recently Discovered Second Volume," Studies in
Bibliography, XXXIX (1986), 75.

12. [Untitled.] The days are gone
Manuscript in Simms's hand in "MSS Poetry Box," Simms Manuscript
Collection, South Caroliniana Library, Univ of SC. Signed "Norma," a newly
proved Simms pseudonym.

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