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DAVID MALLET (1705-1765)

William and Margaret...

260

CHARLES WESLEY (1707-1788)

For the Youngest...,

261

For a Woman Near her Travail.. 262

SAMUEL JOHNSON (1709-1784)

London...

262

The Vanity of Human Wishes..

262

WILLIAM SHENSTONE (1714-1763)

Written at an Inn at Henley...

264

The School-Mistress...

264

Thomas GRAY (1716-1771)

Ode on the Spring...

265

Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton Col-

lege...

266

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard 267

The Progress of Poesy (A Pindaric Ode) 268

The Bard (A Pindaric Ode)..

270

An Ode from the Norse Tongue. 271

William COLLINS (1721-1759)

A Song from Shakespear's Cymbelyne .. 272

Ode (Written in the beginning of the year

1746)..

272

Ode to Evening.

273

The Passions (An Ode to Music).

273

An Ode (On the Superstitions of the

Highlands).

274

MARK AKENSIDE (1721-1770)

The Nightingale...

277

OLIVER GOLDSMITH (1728-1774)

The Deserted Village..

278

Elegy on Madam Blaize.

282

When lovely woman stoops to folly. 282

The Retaliation..

282

THOMAS WARTON (1728–1790)

The Crusade.

283

Sonnets (iv, vii, ix)..

284

CHARLES CHURCHILL (1731–1764)

The Apology.

285

WILLIAM COWPER (1731–1800)

Conversation...

285

The Task, Bk. I, Bk. II, Bk. V.. 286

On the Loss of the Royal George. 289

The Rose....

290

On the Receipt of my Mother's Picture 290

Yardley Oak.

291

To Mary..

293

The Castaway.

293

JAMES BEATTIE (1735-1803)

The Minstrel...

294

ANNA LÆTITIA BARBAULD (1743–1825)

Life..

295

THOMAS CHATTERTON (1752-1770)

Bristowe Tragedie; or, The Dethe of Syr

Charles Bawdin....

295

The Accounte of W. Canynges Feast.. 299

GEORGE CRABBE (1754–1832)

The Village

299

Tales (Tale X, the Lover's Journey)... 300

WILLIAM BLAKE (1757–1827)

Songs of Innocence

Introduction....

301

On Another's Sorrow.

301

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WILLIAM BLAKE (Continued)

Songs of Experience

The Clod and the Pebble.

301

The Sick Rose..

302

The Tiger.

302

A Poison Tree..

302

Ideas of Good and Evil

Auguries of Innocence.

302

Proverbs...

302

Two kinds of Riches.

303

The Two Songs..

304

Love's Secret..

304

Prophetic Books

Universal Humanity......

304

MINOR SCOTTISH POETS

JOHN SKINNER (1721-1807)

Tullochgorum....

304

WILLIAM JULIUS MICKLE (1735-1788)

There's Nae Luck about the House.. 305

ISOBEL PAGAN (d. 1821)

Ca' the Yowes...

306

JANE ELLIOT (1727-1805)

The Flowers of the Forest.

306

JOHN MAYNE (1759-1836)

Logan Braes.....

307

ADAM SKIRVING (1719-1803)

Johnnie Cope....

307

ROBERT FERGUSSON (1750-1774)

The Daft Days..

307

Caller Water..

308

LADY ANNE LINDSAY (1750-1825)

Auld Robin Gray..

309

ROBERT BURNS (1759-1796)

Song, - Mary Morison.

309

The Death of Poor Mailie.

309

Song, — My Nanie, O..

310

Song, — Green grow the rashes.

311

Address to the Deil..

311

Lines to John Lapraik.

312

The Holy Fair.....

313

To a Mouse...

315

The Cotter's Saturday Night.

316

Address to the Unco Guid.

318

To a Mountain Daisy..

319

A Bard's Epitaph..

319

Auld Lang Syne...

320

Of a' the airts the wind can blaw. 320

Go fetch to me a pint o' wine.

320

John Anderson my Jo....

320

Tam Glen......

321

To Mary in Heaven.

321

Tam O'Shanter...

321

Bonie Doon...

324

Flow gently, sweet Afton.

324

Ae fond kiss..

324

Bonie Lesley.

324

Highland Mary.

325

Duncan Gray.

325

Scots wha hae.

325

A Man's a Man for a' That.

326

JOANNA BAILLIE (1762-1851)

Woo'd and Married and A'.

365

366
366

402

SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE (1772-1834)

France: An Ode.....

353

Hymn (Before Sunrise in the Vale of

Chamouni).

353

Kubla Khan; or, A Vision in a Dream 354

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner..

355

Christabel.....

361

ROBERT SOUTHEY (1774-1843)

The Curse of Kehama (The Retreat)... 364

The Battle of Blenheim...

Stanzas Written in his Library.

The Well of St. Keyne....

CHARLES LAMB (1775-1834)

The Old Familiar Faces...

367

Childhood.....

367

A Farewell to Tobacco..

367

WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR (1775-1864)

Acon and Rhodope; or, Inconstancy... 368

Rose Aylmer...

369

A Fiesolan Idyl..

369

To Robert Browning.

370

Why......

370

On his Seventy-Fifth Birthday.

370

On Death...

370

THOMAS CAMPBELL (1777-1844)

Hohenlinden....

370

Ye Mariners of England (A Naval Ode) 370

Exile of Erin...

371

Battle of the Baltic..

371

The Pleasures of Hope.

372

THOMAS MOORE (1779-1852)

The Light of the Harem (Alas! How light

a cause)..

373

Paradise and the Peri (Syria).

373

Lalla Rookh (The Fire Worshippers). 373

The time I've lost in wooing.

374

Oft in the stilly night....

374

Farewell! But whenever..

374

Love's Young Dream...

375

'Tis the last rose of summer.

The harp that once through Tara's

halls....

375

Oh, breathe not his name!.

LEIGH HUNT (1784-1859)

The Story of Rimini (A Garden)....... 376

Rondeau...

377

The Glove and the Lions.

377

Abou Ben Adhem.

377

Fairies' Song......

GEORGE NOEL GORDON, LORD BYRON (1788–

1824)

English Bards and Scotch Reviewers... 378

Childe Harold's Pilgrimage..

The Prisoner of Chillon..

Ode (Oh Venice! Venice! when thy

marble walls)..

389

Don Juan....

391

The Glory that Was Greece.

392

Know ye the land...

392

She walks in beauty.

393

O! snatch'd away in beauty's bloom. 393

Stanzas for Music...

393

So we'll go no more a roving

393

375

418

376

428

377

428

ROBERT BROWNING (Continued)

“Childe Roland to the Dark Tower

483

Fra Lippo Lippi.

486

The Bishop Orders his Tomb.

490

One Word More....

491

Abt Vogler..

494

Rabbi Ben Ezra.

495

Apparitions...

498

Wanting is What?..

Never the time and the place..

The Epilogue to Asolando.

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY (1816-1902)

Festus, Bk. XV.......

ARTHUR HUGH CLOUGH (1819-1861)

Qua Cursum Ventus....

499

"With Whom is No Variableness 500

Easter Day, I..

500

Easter Day, II.

501

Perchè Pensa ?”.

502

The Questioning Spirit.

502

Bethesda..

503

Hope evermore and believe..

503

Say not the struggle nought availeth.... 503

FREDERICK LOCKER-LAMPSON (1821–1895)

To my Grandmother...

504

The Unrealized Ideal...

504

MATTHEW ARNOLD (1822-1888)

To a Friend.

505

Shakespeare.

505

Stagirius. .

505

The Forsaken Merman,

506

To Marguerite...

507

Morality.

507

The Future..

508

Sohrab and Rustum.

509

Philomela...

517

The Scholar Gipsy.

The Last Word.

521

COVENTRY PATMORE (1823-1896)

The Angel in the House

Bk. I, Canto III, Preludes (I. The

Lover)..

521

Bk. I, Canto VIII, Preludes

(I. Life of Life)..

521

(II. The Revelation).

521

(III. The Spirit's Epochs). 522

Bk. I, Canto X (Going to Church) 522

Bk. II, Canto XII, Preludes (I. The

Married Lover).....

522

The Unknown Eros

The Toys....

522

If I were dead...

523

SIDNEY DOBELL (1824-1874)

In Wartime (A Prayer of the Understand-

ing).

523

America....

524

DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI (1828–1882)

The Blessed Damozel..

524

Jenny...

525

Sister Helen.

529

The Ballad of Dead Ladies (From Fran-

çois Villon)....

532

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549

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