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OF VERSE
AMERICAN AND ENGLISH

1580-1912

With an Appendix Containing a Few Well-known Poems

in Other Languages

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART VII

POEMS OF SORROW, DEATH, AND IMMORTALITY

“Death be not Proud”............John Donne .............. 3150

IN THE SHADOW

Melancholy ......................John Fletcher ............. 3151

On Melancholy ...................

...John Keats ..........

.. 3151

The Rainy Day ...................Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 3152

The Precept of Silence

... Lionel Johnson............ 3153

“Moan, Moan, Ye Dying Gales"...Henry Neele ......

3153

..... Aubrey Thomas De Vere.... 3154

Time and Grief ..

....William Lisle Bowles ......

Grief ............................ Elizabeth Barrett Browning ..

.. 3155

...St. John Lucas............

A Farewell ........

. . Alfred Tennyson . .

“The Day is Done" ....... ....Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Bridge ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 3158

“My Life is Like the Summer RoseRichard Henry Wilde ......

As I Laye A-Thynkynge" . ....... Richard Harris Barham ....

The Harp of Sorrow ............... Ethel Clifford ............. 3162

The Journey Onwards ............. Thomas Moore ........... 3162

Song, “I try to knead and spin"....Louise Imogen Guiney .....

Spirit of Sadness .................. Richard Le Gallienne....... 3164

.......Byron Forceythe Willson. ...

“ 'Tis But a Little Faded Flower... Ellen Clementine Howarth ..

To Each His Own ...... ....Margaret Root Garvin ......

Song, “Rarely, rarely comest thou”. Percy Bysshe Shelley .......

Stanzas Written in Dejection Near

Naples .........................Percy

...Percy Bysshe Shelley ....... 3167

Sunset Wings .....................Dante Gabriel Rossetti ...... 3169

Morality ...............

.........Matthew Arnold ........... 3170

Cui Bono ...................

..... Thomas Carlyle ........... 3171

Mutability ........

......Percy Bysshe Shelley ....... 3171

A Fancy from Fontenelle.

.Austin Dobson ........ .. 3172

“Oh, Earlier Shall the Rosebuds

Blow”.

...........William Johnson Cory ..... 3172

The Dove ...

.......John Keats ...

.. 3173

“Sit Down, Sad Soul” .............Bryan Waller Frocter ......

.. 3173

On a Tear .......

...Samuel Rogers .....

3174

The Rosary of My Tears. .......... Abram J. Ryan ........... 3175

Endurance ...

... Elizabeth Akers ........... 3176

Langley Lane .....................Robert Buchanan........... 3177

The Weakest Thing ........::

Elizabeth Barrett Browning .. 3179

Song—“We only ask for sunshine”..Helen Hay Whitney ........ 3185

The House of Pain .....

..Florence Earle Coates ...... 3180

izette Woodworth Reese .... 3181

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“THE DESPOT'S DESPOT”

Vitæ Summa Brevis Spem Nos Vetat

Incohare Longam... ........ Ernest Dowson ............ 3192

Death's Final Conquest....... ....James Shirley............. 3192

Death's Subtle Ways .........

...James Shirley.......... .. 3193

Man's Mortality .................. Simon Wastell ............ 31

3193

To Death .........:

...Anne Finch .............. 3195

The Genius of Death ..

... George Croly .............. 3196

“Oh, Why Should The Spirit of Mor-

tai Be Proud” ..

.....William Knox ............ 3197

The Hour of Death...

...Felicia Dorothea Hemans ... 3199

The Sleep.

... Elizabeth Barrett Browning.. 3200

The Deserted House ..

...Alfred Tennyson . ......... 3202

“Where Lies the Land”. ... Arthur Hugh Clough .......

Up-hill..........................

...Christina Georgina Rosselli. : 3203

The Bourne ...............

...Christina Georgina Rossetti .. 3203

The Conqueror Worm ...... ...Edgar Allan Poe .......... 3204

The City in the Sea ..

... Edgar Allan Poe .......... 3205

The Reaper and the Flowers........Henry Wadsworth Long, W 3206

The Closing Scene...

... Thomas Buchanan Read .... 3207

Mors et Vita ..............

...Samuel Waddington....... 3210

“What is to Come” ........

...William Ernest Henley ..... 3210

A Roundel of Rest ...

... Arthur Symons.

“When the Most is Said” ...Mary Ainge de Vere .......

The Garden of Proserpine .

Algernon Charles Swinburne

The Changing Road ...... ...Katherine Lee Bates ....... 3215

The Great Misgiving ..

...William Watson........... 3216

The Dead Coach ..........

........ Katharine Tynan ......... 3217

L'Envoi...................

...Willa Sibert Cather ...... 3217

Death ....

...Florence Earle Coates .... 3218

A Dirge ...::::

...John Webster ..

3218

Dirge from “Cymbeline" .. ... William Shakespeare ...... 3219

Dirge in Cymbeline . ......

... William Collins

Hallowed Ground ...

. Thomas Campbell ........

The Churchyard ....

. Robert Buchanan ......... 3223

The Old Churchyard of Bonchurch ...Philip Bourke Marston ..... 3224

The Indian Burying-ground ........Philip Freneau............. 3226

God's-Acre .......

...Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 3227

The City of the Dead....... ...Richard Burton ........... 3228

The Garden that I Love .....

...Florence L. Henderson . .... 3229

The Old Sexton ............

..Park Benjamin ........... 3229

Grave-digger's Song ........

...Alfred Austin ..

........ 3230

Daybreak .................

...Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 3231

Thanatopsis ................

... William Cullen Bryant ..... 3232

“FACING THE SUNSET”

The Lie .........

.Walter Raleigh ............ 3235

His Pilgrimage ..........

... Walter Raleigh ............ 3237

The Conclusion .........

...Walter Raleigh ............ 3239

Death's Summons ...,

... Thomas Nashe . ........... 3239

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His Winding-Sheet ...............

.... Roberi Herrick ............ 3240

A Prayer in the Prospect of Death .. Robert Burns........ .. 3241

Song of the Silent Land ............Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 3242

June.........

..William Cullen Bryant ..... 3243

Love, Time, and Death..... ....Frederick Locker-Lampson .. 3244

A Wish ..

.Matthew Arnold ........... 3245

Next of Kin ....

Christina Georgina Rossetti .. 3246

A Better Resurrection ...

.Christina Georgina Rosselli .. 3247

The Summer is Ended .......... .Christina Georgina Rossetti.. 3248

A Little Parable ....

. Anne Reeve Aldrich ........

My Cross.........

.... Zitella Cocke .............. 3249

In the Hospital ........ ... Mary Woolsey Howland ....

.. 3249

When

.Sarch Chauncey Woolsey ....3250

Ex Li

.. Arthur Upson ............. 3252

In Extremis ...........

George Sterling ......... .. 3252

Spinning :...

.. Il elen Hunt Jackson . .. 3253

“Some Time at Eve”..

.Lizzie Clark Hardy ...... .. 3254

Night......

.T. W. Rolleston .........

Afterwards ..........

... Violet Fane .............

A Hundred Years to Come ......... William Goldsmith Brown

The Last Camp-fire ............ .Sharlot M. Hall . ........ 3257

At First .......................... Amanda T. Jones ......... 3258

The Lamp in the West............. Ella Higginson ............ 3259

The Dying Reservist .. .....Maurice Baring ........... 3260

“If Love were Jester at the Court of

Death”........

.Frederic Lawrence Knowles . 3260

Constancy.

......Minor Waison

3261

The Wild Ride......

..Louise Imogen Guiney . .... 3261

I Would not Live Alway........ William Augustus Muhlen-

............... 3262

“ONE FIGHT MORE” I

Prospice .

... Robert Browning .......... 3264

Requiem .

..Robert Louis Stevenson ..... 3265

“Oh May I Join the Choir Invi-

sible” ....

........George Eliot .

01 : ............. 3265

Last Lines . ...

.... Emily Brontë.

Laus Mortis ...

...Frederic Lawrence Knowles.. 3267

I Have Fears”.............John Keats ...........

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Last Sonnet ...

....John Keats ............... 3269

The Dying Christian to His Soul .... Alexander Pope ........... 3269

“Beyond the Smiling and the Weep-

ing”.......

......... Horatius Bonar ........... 3270

“I Strove with None” ............. Walter Savage Landor .......3271

Death ...........................Walter Savage Landor ...... 3271

... Anna Letitia Barbauld ..... 3271

Dying Hymn ..................... Alice Cary ........... .. 3272

In Harbor ...

...Paul Hamilton Hayne...... 3273

The Last Invocation...............wa

Walt Whitman ............ 3474

Dacest Thou Now, O Soul”.... .Walt Whitman .... .. 3274

Waiting ........

.John Burroughs ........... 3275

In the Dark ...................... George Arnold...

.. 3276

Last Verses................

... William Motherwell ........ 3276

The Rubicon ...

....... William Winter ........... 3277

When I Have Gone Weird Ways ... .John G. Neihardt ......... 3278

A Rhyme of Life ...

.....Charles Warren Stoddard ... 3279

“Thalatta! Thalatta”.............. Joseph Brownlee Brown .... 3279

Requiem ............

.........F. Norreys Connell ........ 3280

Invictus . ......

......... William Ernest Henley ..... 3280

A Late Lark Twitters from the

Quiet Skies".

.. William Ernest Henley ..... 3281

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