Selections from American Poetry, With Special Reference to Poe, Longfellow, Lowell and Whittier

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Author: Margaret Spraque Carhart

The Landlord’s Tale

The "Tales of a Wayside Inn" were series of stories told on three separate days by the travelers at the Inn at Sudbury, Mass. It is the same device used by writers since the days of Chaucer, but cleverly handled furnishes an interesting setting for a variety of tales. Some of
Longfellow’s best-known narratives are in these series, among them the following selections.

The story is self-explanatory. It is probably the best example of the simple poetic narrative of an historic event.

107-110. The reference is to one of the seven men who were killed at
Lexington—possibly to Jonathan Harrington, Jr., who dragged himself to his own door-step before he died. Many books tell the story, but the following are the most interesting; Gettemy, Chas. F. True "Story of Paul
Revere:" Colburn, F., The Battle of April 19, 1775.

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Chicago: Margaret Spraque Carhart, "The Landlord’s Tale," Selections from American Poetry, With Special Reference to Poe, Longfellow, Lowell and Whittier in Selections from American Poetry, With Special Reference to Poe, Longfellow, Lowell and Whittier (New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1916), Original Sources, accessed April 24, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DCLFS7R3S97Q69W.

MLA: Carhart, Margaret Spraque. "The Landlord’s Tale." Selections from American Poetry, With Special Reference to Poe, Longfellow, Lowell and Whittier, in Selections from American Poetry, With Special Reference to Poe, Longfellow, Lowell and Whittier, New York, Robert M. McBride & Company, 1916, Original Sources. 24 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DCLFS7R3S97Q69W.

Harvard: Carhart, MS, 'The Landlord’s Tale' in Selections from American Poetry, With Special Reference to Poe, Longfellow, Lowell and Whittier. cited in 1916, Selections from American Poetry, With Special Reference to Poe, Longfellow, Lowell and Whittier, Robert M. McBride & Company, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 24 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DCLFS7R3S97Q69W.