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SAMUEL JOHNSON (1709-1784)-

JAMES MERRICK (1720-1766)—

London

283

The Chameleon

311

The Vanity of Human Wishes

285 W. MICKLE (1734-1789)—

BEN JONSON (1574-1637)

The Sailor's Return.

To the Memory of my beloved master,

JOHN MILTON (1601-1674)

William Shakespeare, and what he

Lycidas

hath left us

286 Paradise Lost-Books II., iv. :

Arcades

JOHN KEATS (1796-1821)—

Comus

Robin Hood

287 Passages from Paradise Lost

Passages from Paradise Regained

FRANCIS SCOTT KEY (1779-1843)-

Samson Agonistes

319

The Star-Spangled Banner

288 Passages from L'Allegro and Ii Pen

319

CHARLES KINGSLEY (1819-1875)

WILLIAM MORRIS (1834-1896)

Ode to the North-East Wind

288

The Death of Jason ·

The Last Buco eer.

289

319

HENRY NEWBOLT-

RUDYARD KIPLING-

A Ballad of John Nicholson

320

Recessional (1897)

390

Admirals All

323

The Flag of England

:

390

Gillespie

321

San Stefano

CHARLES LAMB (1775-1834)-

323

Seringapatam

323

A Farewell to Tobacco

290 The Death of Admiral Blake,

John Gibson LOCKHART (1794-1854)-

(17 August 1657)

323

The Guides at Cabul, 1879

323

Spanish Ballads—The Bullfight of Ganzul 291 The Quarter Gunner's Yarn

322

The Flight from Granada-Garcia Perez 291 The Vigil .

323

Vae Victis

HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW

323

(1807-1882)

EDGAR ALLAN POE (1809-1849) —

The Building of the Ship

291

The Raven

323

The Golden Legend

293

ALEXANDER POPE (1688-1744)

The Slave's Dream

295

Morituri te Salutant .

Lodona and Thames

Sir Humphrey Gilbert

296

The Thames

326

The Old Clock on the Stairs

296

Descend, ye Nine

327

The Skeleton in Armour

296

Ode for St Cecilia's Day

327

The Village Blacksmith

296 WM. Mackworth Praed (1802-1839)—

To the Driving Cloud

296

School and Schoolfellows .

327

Walter von der Vogelweid

296

Sir Nicholas at Marston Moor

JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL (1819-1891)-

Stanzas to the Speaker sleep, 1833 329

Surly Hall

329

Ode recited at the Harvard Com-

There's nothing new beneath the Sun. 332

memoration, 21st July 1865

296 The Vicar.

332

The Bridge and the Moniment

298 A Letter of Advice

333

The Pious Editor's Creed

300 Cassandra .

333

Under the Old Elm

302 Quince

333

ROBERT TRAIL SPENCE LOWELL-

The Belle of the Ballroom.

333

Utopia

The Relief of Lucknow .

333

303

SAMUEL ROGERS (1763-1855)-

THOMAS BABINGTON, Lord MACAULAY

Ginevra

333

(1800-1859),

Charles James Fox

334

The Battle of Lake Regillus

304

DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI (1828-1882)

Horatius

306

The King's Tragedy .

334

Ivry.

307

Thé Armada

308 Sir Walter SCOTT (1771-1832)---

The Battle of Naseby

310 Battle of Bannockburn (The Lord of

The Prophecy of Capys

311

the Isles)

Virginia

Battle of Flodden (Marmion)

311

Sir WALTER SCOTT-continued.

ALFRED, Lord TENNYSON-continued.

Battle of Waterloo (The Vision of Don

The Holy Grail

Roderick)

341 Guinevere.

371

Bonnie Dundee .

342 The Passing of Arthur

372

Elegy on Nelson, Pitt, and Fox

Morte d'Arthur .

373

(Marmion)

343

The Revenge

375

Harp of the North (The Lady of the Lake) 344 Charge of the Heavy Brigade

375
The Fiery Cross (The Lady of the Lake) 345 Charge of the Light Brigade

375

The Lay of the Last Minstrel

347 Columbus .

375

The Wild Huntsman.

Defence of Lucknow :

375

Lochinvar (Marmion)

Choric Song from the Lotos-Eaters 375

Speech of Constance (Marmion)

349 Sir Galahad

375

Christmas (Marmion)

349 Northern Farmer (Old Style)

375

Lord Ronald's Galley (The Lord of Northern Farmer (New Style)

375

the Isles)

349

Northern Cobbler

375

CANTO V. (The Lord of the Isles)

349 Owld Röa

375

William and Ellen

349 The Lady of Shalott

375

Tithonus

375

PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY (1792-1822)

Ulysses

375

Adonais (An Elegy on the Death of

Lucretius

375

John Keats)

350

Arethusa.

JAMES THOMSON (1700-1748)—

Battle of Navarino

352 The Castle of Indolence

The Fugitives

353

Chorus from Hellas

353

WALT WHITMAN (1819-1892)-

Cyclops

353

377

Mont Blanc: lines written in the

Come up from the Fields, Father

Pioneers! O Pioneers!

Valley of Chamouni

353 Vigil Strange I kept on the Field

Ode to the West Wind

353 Night

The Cloud

353 When Lilacs last in the Dooryard

bloomed

HORACE SMITH (1779-1849)

379

Dr Johnson's Ghost

354

John GREENLEAF WHITTIER (1807-1892)-

The Fire at Drury Lane

Barbara Frietchie

In War Time

JAMES SMITH (1775-1839)

The Theatre

356 JOHN Wolcor (1738-1819)

w. C. (William Cobbett), Farmer

357 The Apple Dumplings and a King

Whitbread's Brewery visited by their

Tobias G. SMOLLETT (1720-1771)--

Majesties

The Tears of Scotland

CHARLES WOLFE (1791-1823)—

EDMUND SPENSER (1553-1596)

The Burial of Sir John Moore

Una and the Lion

William WORDSWORTH (1770-1850)—

RICHARD HENRY STODDARD (1825-

)-

Character of the Happy Warrior

Abraham Lincoln

Influence of Natural Objects

Ode to Duty

JONATHAN SWIFT (1667-1745)

Thanksgiving Odes

Ode-Intimations of Immortality from

On the Death of Dr Swift .

361 Recollections of Early Childhood . 387

Verses addressed to the Earl of

Fidelity (The Shepherd's Dog)

Oxford, 1713

363 Laodamia

Lines composed a few miles above

ALFRED, Lord TENNYSON (1809-1892)-

Tintern Abbey

Amphion

364

The Seven Sisters of Binnorie

Boadicea

365

The Force of Prayer : or, the Founding

Ode on the Death of the Duke of

of Bolton Priory

Wellington

EDWARD YOUNG (1684-1765) --

(Enone

Sir John Oldcastle, Lord Cobham

369 Procrastination.

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HENRY, Lord BROUGHAM (1778-1868)—

WILLIAM PITT, EARL OF CHATHAM

Attack on Mr Pitt

397

(1708-1778)

Army Estimates

397 Government Policy in America, 20

Holy Alliance

397

Law Reform

January 1775 ·

407

397

The Books of the Sibyl

On Taxing America, 14 January 1765 409

397

The Schoolmaster Abroad .

Second Speech on the Address, 9 January

397

Ireland

1770

397

409

War with Spain, 22 November 1770 :

409

America, 30 May 1777

409

EDMUND BURKE (1729-1797)

Address of Thanks – War' with

America, 20 November 1777 .

Conciliation with the American

Colonies, 22 March 1775

Impeachment of Warren Hastings,

SAMUEL SULLIVAN Cox-

4 February 1788

400

Taxation of America, 19 April, 1774

14 January 1861

409

Reflexions on the French Revolution . 401

Marie Antoinette at Versailles

John PHILPOT CURRAN (1750-1817)-

401

A Regicide Peace

401

Character of William ini. •

Defence of Archibald Hamilton Rowan,

401

To the Electors of Bristol, 6 September

29 January 1794

410

1780

401

Mr Fox's India Bill, i December 1783 401 BENJAMIN DISRAELI, EARL

Debts of the Nabob of Arcot, 28

BEACONSFIELD (1804-1881)

February 1785

402

Opening of the Impeachment of Warren

Repeal of the Corn Laws, 15 May

Hastings, 15 February 1788

402

1846

410

Irish Church, 11 April 1868

411

Richard Cobden (1804-1865), 3 April

GEORGE CANNING (1770-1827) -

1865

414

Army Estimates, 8 December 1802

Representation of the People, 25

402

Vote of Thanks to the Marquess of

February 1867

414

Wellington, 7 July 1813

403

Parliamentary Reform, 30 August 1822 404 Henry, Lord ERSKINE (1746-1817)-

Unlawful Societies in Ireland, 15 Feb-

ruary 1825

405

Defence of Thomas Paine, 18 Decem-

Peace with France, 24 March 1795

406

414

Union with Ireland, 22 April 1799

Overtures of Peace from France, CHARLES JAMES Fox (1748-1805)--

3 February 1800

Subsidies to the Emperor, 18 July 1800 406 Address on the King's Speech, 26

Discussions with France, 24 May

November 1778

415

1803

The Heroes-Falmouth Coach

East India Bill (Rights of the East

406

India Company: British Constitu-

Worship of the Sun in Eclipse-Mr Pitt 406 tion), December 1783 ·

416

The Catholic Claims, 2 June 1812

406

East India Bills (The Coalition).

417

Roman Catholic Disability, 16 March

Abolition of the Slave Trade, 18 Feb-

1821

ruary 1797

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