Timrod, too, rose occasionally to noble utterance, but his voice is fainter and his talent more slender than Lanier's.
He chooses the word that well applies to Timrod's life in all its variations.
Simms and Timrod lived in the City by the Sea in obscurity and neglect.
Some of the more striking of the poems of the elder Timrod are the following.
Hayne's work is even less important, for he did not, like Timrod and Lanier, touch an occasional height of inspired utterance.
He was thirteen years younger than Timrod and twelve years younger than Hayne.
It was this that differentiates him from Hayne and Timrod and that brings him into our period.
Viewed by the standard set up by the world, there was little of the wine of success in Timrod's cup of life.
Charleston to Timrod was home, and he always returned with kindling spirit to the city of his love.
Timrod wrote to him, "Somehow or other, you always magnetize me on to a little strength."