Strangers to Us All Lawyers and Poetry

Ernest Howard Crosby


Ermest Howard Crosby

Anti-Imperialist Writings by Ernest H. Crosby



[Choir Practice] [The Search] [The Soul of the World] [The Real "White Man's Burden"] [Rebels] [The Flag] [The Military Creed] [The Pirate Flag] [The Real Epitaph]


Ernest Howard Crosby, War Echoes (Philadelphia: Innes & Sons, 1898)

__________________, Plain Talk in Psalm and Parable (Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1899)(London: F.R. Henderson, 3rd ed., 1901) [online text]

__________________, Swords and Plowshares (New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1902) [online text] (London: Grant Richards, 1903)

_________________, Broad-cast (New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1905) [online text]

_________________, Soul of the World and Other Verses (priv. publ., 1908)

[My thanks to Jim Zwick for his help on the Ernest Howard Crosby poetry bibliography.]


Ernest Howard Crosby, The Legal Profession and American Progress (New York: Giliss Brothers & Turnure, 1888)(address delivered to the graduating class of the Law Department, University of the City of New York, at commencement exercises, Academy of Music, June 7, 1888)

_________________, Captain Jinks, Hero (New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1902) [online text] [online text]

_________________, Tolstoy and His Message (New York: Funk and Wagnall's Co., 1904)(Folcroft, Pennsylvania: Folcroft Library Editions, 1980) [online text]

_________________, Tolstoy as a Schoolmaster (Chicago: Hammersmark Publishing Company, n.d)(1904 or 1905)

_________________, Garrison, the Non-Resistant (Chicago: Public Publishing Company, 1905) [online text]

___________________, Edward Carpenter: Poet & Prophet (Arthur C. Fifield 1905) [online text]

________________, Tolstoy on Shakespeare: A Critical Essay on Shakespeare (New York: Funk & Wagnalls Co., 1906) [online text]

________________, Golden Rule Jones Mayor of Toledo (Chicago: Public Publishing Company, 1906) [online text]

________________, A Precedent for Disarmament. A Suggestion to the Peace Conference (New York: North American Review Publishing Co., 1906)

_________________, Labor and Neighbor; an Appeal to First Principles (Chicago: L. F. Post, 1908) [online text]

_________________, Edward Carpenter: Poet and Prophet (Folcroft, Pennsylvania: Folcroft Library Editions, 1974)

Writings: Articles

Ernest Howard Crosby, The Military Idea of Manliness By Ernest Howard Crosby, The Independent 52 (April 11, 1901)


Leonard D. Abbott, Ernest Howard Crosby: A Valuation and a Tribute (Westwood, Massachustetts: The Ariel Press, 1907) [online text]

Peter J. Frederick, Knights of the Golden Rule: The Intellectual as Christian Social Reformer in the 1890s (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1976)

______________, A Life of Principle: Ernest Howard Crosby and the Frustrations of the Intellectual as Reformer, 54 (4) New York History 397 (1973)

Roy Stauber, "Lifting the Banner of Tolstoyan Non-Resistance in America : Ernest Howard Crosby's Lonely Quest, 1894-1907, " dissertation, 1995

Robert Whittaker, Tolstoy's American Disciple: Letters to Ernest Howard Crosby, 1894-1906, 98 TriQuarterly 210 (1996-97).

Research Resources

Ernest Howard Crosby Collection
Michigan State University