The Home Book of Verse, American and English: With an Appendix Containing a Few Well-known Poems in Other Languages, Volume 1

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Burton Egbert Stevenson
Holt, 1953 - American poetry. - 4013 pages
2 volume collection of the best brief poems in the English language from Spenser to the present

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Contents

The Human Seasons
2
eyes
3
Memorial Verses Matthew Arnold 3680
7
A Rhyme of
8
Choosing a Name
14
Death
16
Little Hands
20
Unmanifest Destiny Richard Hovey 2209
22
Song I saw the days white rap
892
The Nymphs Song to Hylas William Morris
894
Venice John Addington Symonds 2619
895
Rococo Algernon Charles Swinburne
902
A Wish
905
La Grisette Oliver Wendell Holmes
909
Call Me Not Dead
913
Face to Face Frances Cochrane
915

On a Tear
24
Our Wee White Rose
26
Jack and Jill
39
Solomon Grundy
45
Old Mother Hubbard
51
Emilie Poulsson
57
Proverbs
64
When the Sleepy Man Comes Charles G D Roberts
70
How Old Brown Took Harpers
71
A Cradle Hymn
79
The Friar of Orders Gray Thomas Percy 2710
82
Holy Innocents
85
Kentucky Babe
91
Francis Robert St Clair Erskine
97
Little Things
103
Jane and Eliza
109
A Little Pages Song
115
The Boy and the Wolf
121
Playgrounds
130
Little Dandelion
136
How the Leaves Came Down Susan Coolidge
142
The High Tide on the Coast of Lin
149
Nurses Song
151
The Blind
157
The Argument of His book Robert Herrick 3105
158
Friends Edward Verrall Lucas 3000
162
The Building of the Nest
163
Little Orphant Annie
169
Ballad of the Tempest
178
The Babes in the Wood Unknown
185
The Pied Piper of Hamelin Robert Browning
192
THE GLAD EVANGEL
201
The Angels William Drummond
207
For the Baptist
208
The Arsenal at Springfield Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 3069
210
Holy Holy Holy
211
A Psalm of Life Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 2914
212
The House of Christmas Gilbert Keith Chesterton
213
A Childs Song of Christmas Marjorie L C Pickthall
219
The Last Invocation
223
PART VII
226
FAIRYLAND
231
Melancholy
236
Fairy Song John Keats
237
The Fairy Thrall Mary C G Byron
243
The Satyrs and the Moon Herbert S Gorman
249
The Rainy
253
A Childs Laughter
254
Abide with Me
260
The Heritage
263
A New Poet
269
Nearer to Thee
271
To Hartley Coleridge
275
Soldier Rest thy Warfare Oer Walter Scott 2301
278
The Reverie of Poor Susan
281
Just for Today
286
The ShadowChild
288
Mannahatta Walt Whitman 2568
289
Pain
293
A Song of Sherwood Alfred Noyes 2591
295
Were Dead
296
Waiting
298
Da Leetla
306
The MorningGlory
312
Dover Beach Matthew Arnold 2595
318
The Childs Wish Granted
320
MAIDENHOOD
327
The Day is Done
328
Blackmwore Maidens
336
The Gipsy Girl
344
The Spring is Late
345
Todlin Hame Unknown 2009
352
Could Shut the Gate Against
356
Aladdin
357
TomaBedlams Poem Unknown 3142
359
Ballade of Middle
363
FACING THE SUNSET
367
The Pulley
370
Ode on the Intimations of Immortal
371
THE WOMAN
377
To Keep a True Lent
378
Endurance
381
Preludes from The Angel in
384
From Life
390
In the Dark
397
STEPPING WESTWARD
398
We Need not Bid for Cloistered
399
Song When daisies pied and violets
401
The Old Mans Comforts
405
Alice Brand Walter Scott 2716
408
Forbearance
409
Human Life
416
Forty Years
421
The Rubicon
424
The Second Crucifixion
426
Auspex
433
The Wisdom of Folly
438
Childhood
440
Oh Breathe Not His Name Thomas Moore 3609
443
To Minerva
444
Langsyne When Life Was Bonnie Alexander Anderson
447
In the Lilacrain Edith Matilda Thomas 3539
453
The Light of Other Days
454
Kilmeny James Hogg 3151
455
Alone by the Hearth
460
Brother Jonathans Lament for Sister
462
The Old SwimminHole
468
Song I try to knead and spin Louise Imogen Guiney
469
Eros Ralph Waldo Emerson
474
The
475
What is Love John Fletcher
481
Prayer Richard Crashaw 3723
485
The Vine James Thomson
487
The Widow Allan Ramsay 2020
489
They Speak o Wiles William Thom
493
The Weakest Thing
496
Amaturus William JohnsonCory
499
POEMS OF HISTORY
500
Lincoln the Man of the People Edwin Markham 3639
504
Awake My Heart Robert Bridges
505
Gone Mary E Coleridge 3005
506
Spirit of Sadness
510
Never Give all the Heart William Butler Yeats
511
Child Child Sara Teasdale
512
Morte DArthur Alfred Tennyson 3181
516
Tenants Wilfrid Wilson Gibson 3218
517
IN PRAISE OF
518
Stains
520
Arethusa
521
CherryRipe Thomas Campion
524
His WindingSheet
529
A Devout Lover Thomas Randolph
531
The Lay of the Levite William Edmonstoune
534
Amoret Mark Akenside
537
Kyrielle John Payne 2840
542
My Love Shes but a Lassie yet James Hogg
543
Song She is not fair to outward
548
Israfel
551
Love in the Valley George Meredith
554
There is no Death
560
Marian George Meredith
562
The Singers Prelude
565
Meet we no Angels Pansie Thomas Ashe
568
Opportunity John James Ingalls 2921
571
Song This peach is pink with such
574
On the Portrait of Shakespeare Ben Jonson 3652
578
She Died in Beauty Charles Doyne Sillery 3548
579
Song Oh Love they said is King
580
Wrong not Sweet Empress of
586
The Battle of Otterburn Unknown 2356
587
Song O do not wanton with those
592
Mediocrity in Love Rejected Thomas Carew
598
To Althea from Prison
605
Song Too late alas I must con
612
The Eclipse
616
Cavaliers Song
619
Pierette in Memory
621
Young Charms Thomas Moore
624
Jaffàr Leigh Hunt 3013
625
Comfort
626
My Share of the World Alice Furlong
630
St Agnes
634
When You are Old William Butler Yeats
636
Shakespeare Matthew Arnold 3653
640
A Ballad of Life Algernon Charles Swinburne
642
Love on the Mountain Thomas Boyd
648
Matin Song
651
A Trifle Henry Timrod
654
Invictus
655
The Choice Dante Gabriel Rosselti 3568
657
MY COUNTRY
659
Let Me Enjoy Thomas Hardy 2841
660
Wild Wishes Ethel M Hewitt
664
Be Ye in Love with AprilTide Clinton Scollard
670
Lips and Eyes Thomas Middleton
682
Sleep John Fletcher 3220
683
Horatius at the Bridge Thomas Babington Macaulay 2329
685
I Fear Thy Kisses Gentle Maiden Percy Bysshe Shelley
688
Columbus Lydia Huntley Sigourney 2365
693
AT HER WINDOW
694
Nathaniel Field
695
Good Night
703
Song of the Silent Land
706
A Late Lark Twitters from
710
An Ode on the Unveiling of the Shaw
711
Serenade
712
It Was a Lover and His Lass William Shakespeare
718
When Molly Smiles
725
An
726
A Certain Young Lady
731
On First looking into Chapmans
732
Wouldnt You Like to Know John Godfrey Saxe
735
James Jeffrey Roche
741
At the Salon
742
Samuel Lover
754
Civil
755
Mary
759
Twickenham Ferry
761
Jack and Joan
767
O Merry may the Maid be John Clerk
773
The Pretty Girl of Loch Dan Samuel Ferguson
781
Memorabilia Robert Browning 3657
782
He Never Smiled Again Felicia Dorothea Hemans 2349
786
Candor
787
Mabel in New Hampshire
793
On the Late Massacre in Piedmont John Milton 2404
794
The White Flag John Hay
796
Corrymcela Moira ONeill 2604
801
Across the Fields to Anne Richard Burton
802
A Song Ye happy swains whose
808
His Further Resolution Unknown
814
Song Why so pale and wan fond
820
Rivals William Walsh
826
The Winds
830
The Glove and the Lions Leigh Hunt
833
The Little Waves of Breffny Eva GoreBooth 2605
834
Shadows Richard Monckton Milnes
838
My Last Duchess Robert Browning
846
The Odyssey
850
To America Alfred Austin 2226
851
Hebe James Russell Lowell
852
A Man Called Dante I Have
857
The Common Street Helen Gray Cone 3021
859
Suburb Harold Monro
860
Well go no More a Roving George Gordon Byron
866
In After Days
868
A Place in Thy Memory Gerald Griffin
872
Youth and Art Robert Browning
880
For He Had Great Possessions Richard Middleton
886
Vitæ Summa Brevis Spem Nos Vetat
918
Ballade de Frère Lubin Clément Marot 3838
920
Refuge William Winter
921
The Arrow and the Song Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 2923
922
Sometime It may Be Arthur Colton
927
To Lucasta Going to the Wars Richard Lovelace
933
Song to a Fair Young Lady Going
934
morn Allan Ramsay
940
The Rovers Adieu from Rokeby Walter Scott
948
Last Night George Darley
954
A Valediction Elizabeth Barrett Browning
960
Crossing the
964
To Marguerite Matthew Arnold
966
The Black Regiment
969
My Playmate John Greenleaf Whittier
972
A Parting Guest
976
A Singing Lesson
978
Kathleen Mavourneen Louisa Macartney Crawford
979
His Banner Over
984
The Parting Hour Olive Custance
985
Commemoration
991
The Masters Laurence Hope 2947
992
PreExistence Paul Hamilton Hayne 2857
999
THE TRAGEDY OF LOVE
1001
TantalusTexas
1007
Endymion
1013
Robert Louis Stevenson Lizette Woodworth Reese 3657
1014
Left Behind
1020
A Summer Wooing
1032
Lovest Thou
1036
A Womans Love
1038
To Death
1039
Airly Beacon Charles Kingsley
1040
Fuzzywuzzy
1046
Agatha Alfred Austin
1047
The PassionFlower Margaret Fuller
1054
1914
1055
LOVE AND DEATH
1060
The Churchyard on the Sands Lord de Tabley
1067
Lucy William Wordsworth
1076
SeventySix William Cullen Bryant 2431
1077
Oh Snatched away in Beautys
1082
Battle of the Baltic Thomas Campbell 2441
1083
The Sleep
1085
The King of Denmarks Ride Caroline E S Norton
1088
Next of
1091
Evelyn Hope
1094
Barbara
1100
Uphill
1102
A Little Parable
1103
For Annie
1107
The Dying Lover
1114
Lyric You would have understood
1120
Night
1121
After
1127
An OldFashioned Poet
1130
What of The Darkness?
1131
Rain on a Grave
1133
In Flanders Fields
1136
The Little Rose is Dust My Dear Grace Hazard Conkling
1139
The GoodMorrow John Donne
1142
The Garden of Proserpine
1146
MayMusic Rachel Annand Taylor
1150
A Sea Dirge
1154
Earl Mertouns Song Robert Browning
1156
LArt Théophile Gautier 3842
1159
Plighted Dinah Maria Mulock Craik III
1162
The Guardian Angel Robert Browning 2620
1166
When Death to Either shall Come Robert Bridges
1168
Love Samuel Taylor Coleridge
1176
Prothalamion Edmund Spenser
1183
The Kiss Sara Teasdale
1194
Holy Matrimony
1197
Loves Calendar
1203
Lord Ullins Daughter Thomas Campbell 2723
1204
If Thou Wert by My Side
1209
Providence Reginald Heber 3726
1210
Margaret to Dolcino
1215
My Recollectest Thoughts Charles Edward Carryl 2071
1216
The Changing Road
1217
Dont be Sorrowful Darling Rembrandt Peale
1221
The Seekers John Masefield 2863
1223
Moggy and
1227
England My England William Ernest Henley 2239
1228
Sonnets from Idea
1242
Alexis Here She Stayed
1252
Travellers Hope
1255
Sunset Wings
1259
At the Last
1261
Renouncement Alice Meynell
1263
Love in the Winds Richard Hovey
1269
Faith
1270
The Dead Coach
1274
Sonnets from Sonnets from
1276
One Word More Robert Browning
1284
The World is too Much With Us William Wordsworth
1292
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1293
Conscience Henry David Thoreau 2960
1296
Great Nature is an Army Gay Richard Watson Gilder
1298
Morality
1300
There is a Pool on Garda Clinton Scollard 2623
1301
Patmos Edith M Thomas
1304
Mutability
1307
Music of the Dawn Virginia Bioren Harrison
1310
In the Cool of the Evening Alfred Noyes
1316
Song to the Evening Star Thomas Campbell
1319
Epitaphs
1321
Night John Addington Symonds
1325
The Mistletoe Bough Thomas Haynes Bayly 27 38
1329
A Song of the Seasons Cosmo Monkhouse
1331
To the Poets
1334
Spring Thomas Nashe
1337
An Ode on the Spring Thomas Gray
1343
The Progress of Poesy
1344
Saturday Night James Oppenheim 3024
1345
March William Morris
1351
SONGS OF PRAISE
1354
The Recessional
1355
Spinning in April Josephine Preston Peabody
1357
Said Opie Read
1360
A Spring Lilt Unknown
1363
June from The Vision of Sir Laun
1369
When the Frost is on the Punkin James Whitcomb Riley
1382
The Frost Spirit
1389
Dirge for the Year
1396
What Do We Plant
1402
Rouge Bouquet
1407
The Beech Trees Petition Thomas Campbell
1410
Should Die Tonight Arabella Eugenia Smith 3037
1411
The Cataract of Lodore
1420
Canadian BoatSong
1426
Kinchinjunga
1434
The Cloud
1440
GREEN THINGS GROWING
1446
A Fancy from Fontenelle
1450
Seaweed
1460
Algernon Charles Swinburne
1461
To the Small Celandine
1470
Oh Earlier Shall the Rosebuds
1475
Dandelion
1483
A Song the Grass Sings
1488
The MorningGlory
1494
Epitaph on the Countess Dowager
1498
The Shamrock
1501
GODS CREATURES
1507
The Snail
1514
The Blood Horse
1520
Hame Hame Hame Allan Cunningham 3226
1527
The Eagle Alfred Tennyson
1539
O Nightingale Thou Surely Art William Wordsworth
1545
To the Nightingale John Milton
1551
Whither is Gone the Wisdom
1555
To an Oriole Edgar Fawcett
1557
A Dirge
1558
George Washington Doane 3815
1561
Itylus Algernon Charles Swinburne
1578
Song for all Seas all Ships Walt Whitman
1584
The Problem Ralph Waldo Emerson 2966
1590
Hastings Mill
1591
In Our Boat
1597
On the Quay
1605
Drifting
1611
The Inchcape Rock
1617
Hannah Binding Shoes
1624
I Saw Two Clouds at MorningJohn Gardiner Calkins Brain
1629
The Leadmans Song
1633
Dirge from Cymbeline
1636
A Strip of Blue
1647
Hot Weather in the PlainsIndia E H Tipple 3230
1654
WANDERLUST
1667
In City Streets Ada Smith
1674
The Song of the Bow Arthur Conan Doyle 2241
1679
A Maine Trail Gertrude Huntington
1681
A Grain of Salt
1684
The SeaGipsy Richard Hovey
1688
Home
1692
The Mendicants Bliss Carman Ібо2
1694
The Good Inn Herman Knickerbocker Vielé
1700
Ballade of the Primitive Jest Andrew Lang
1708
Advice
1710
The Belle of the Ballroom
1718
The Muses
1720
Chivalry at a Discount
1725
A Garden Lyric
1732
My Aunt
1740
A MIND CONTENT
1745
The Jolly Old Pedagogue
1746
The EightDay Clock
1757
Without and Within
1764
An Invocation
1768
A Dialogue from Plato
1773
On a
1781
Veni Sancte Spiritus
1786
A Ballade of Suicide
1787
Chiffons
1788
A Pitcher of Mignonette
1796
A Nice Correspondent
1812
Bermudas
1823
Charles Daubeny
1825
Duna Marjorie L C Pickthall 3241
1826
THE BARB OF SATIRE
1835
Urbs Beata Hierusalem
1836
The Marquis of Carabas
1843
Kaiser
1849
Die Wacht am Rhein
1850
Bingen on the Rhine Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Nor
1855
The Worlds Way Thomas Bailey Aldrich
1860
Invention
1861
All Saints Edmund Yates
1869
The Chameleon James Merrick
1875
The OwlCritic James Thomas Fields
1881
The Dove
1885
Came Down from Lebanon Clinton Scollard 2637
1886
Hem and Haw Bliss Carman
1887
Man and the Ascidian Andrew Lang
1895
No Fault in Women Robert Herrick
1901
The Woman with the Serpents
1908
A Bakers Duzzen uv Wize Sawz Edward Rowland Sill
1915
Elegy to the Memory of an Unfor
1916
Veni Creator Spiritus
1919
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1921
Father William Lewis Carroll
1927
Not a Sou Had he Got Richard Harris Barham
1933
The Jampot Rudyard Kipling
1939
Two Limericks
1941
Nephilidia Algernon Charles Swinburne
1946
Nubia Bayard Taylor 2640
1948
The Poets at Tea Barry Pain
1953
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