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Shorter Poems REVISED EDITION

by W.J. Alexander

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"A E" (GEORGE WILLIAM RUSSELL 1867- )
Inheritance 85
Answer 312
Gods of War 423

ALDINGTON, RICHARD (1892- )
Whitechapel 103

ANONYMOUS
The Sturdy Rock 13
The Invitation 14
The Plaything 15
Phillida Flouts Me 128
"God rest you merry, gentlemen" 241

ARMSTRONG, MARTIN (1882- )
The Young Bather 444

ARNOLD, MATTHEW (1822-1888)
The Forsaken Merman 60
Requiescat 65
Immortality 65

ASHE, THOMAS (1836-1889)
A Machine Hand 73
The City Clerk 304
Old Jane 417

BALLADS
Sir Patrick Spens 1
Robin Hood and the Curtal Friar 3
Waly, Waly 9
The Braes of Yarrow 116
Annan Water 119
Bonnie George Campbell 121
Lord Thomas and Fair Annet 231
Kirconnell Lea 237
The Twa Corbies 239
Willie Drowned in Yarrow 344
Dives and Lazarus 346
The Douglas Tragedy 348

BIBLE
The Lament of David over Saul and Jonathan 12
The Magnificat 242
Benedictus 352

BINYON, LAURENCE (1869- )
For the Fallen 313
Holiday 425

BLAKE, WILLIAM (1757-1827)
The Tiger 21

BRIDGES, ROBERT (1844-1930)
London Snow 79

BROWNING, ROBERT (1812-1889)
My Last Duchess 47
Up at a Villa--Down in the City 49
Nerve Riel 52
How They Brought the Good News 176
The Pied Piper of Hamelin 179
The Italian in England 290
Marching Along 295
Give a Rouse 296
Boot and Saddle 296
The Boy and the Angel 396
Pheidippides 400

BURNS, ROBERT (1759-1796)
To a Mouse 132
A Man's a Man for a' That 134
The Farewell 363
"Last May a braw wooer" 364
Bonnie Doon 366

BYRON, GEORGE GORDON, LORD (1788-1824)
"Ave Maria" (From Don Juan) 30
To Thomas Moore 146
Waterloo (From Childe Harold) 147
Vision of Belshazzar 150
The Destruction of Sennacherib 265
The Isles of Greece (From Don Juan) 266
Ocean (From ChiMe Harold) 378

CAMPBELL, ARCHIBALD YOUNG (1885- )
The Dromedary 94

CAMPBELL, WILFRED (1861-1919)
Indian Summer 104
How One Winter Came in the Lake Region 105
The Winter Lakes 106

CAMPION, THOMAS ( ?-1619)
"The man of life upright" 351

CAREW, THOMAS (1595?-1639?)
A Song ("Ask me no more") 354

CARMAN, BLISS (1861-1929)
Bloodroot 221
Peony 223
The Deserted Pasture 225

CHALMERS, PATRICK R
The Road 332

CHESTERTON, GILBERT KEITH (1874- )
The Donkey 91

COLERIDGE, HARTLEY (1796-1849)
Song ("She is not fair") 383

COLERIDGE, MARY (1861-1907)
"Egypt's might is tumbled down" 434

COLLINS, WILLIAM (1721-1759)
Ode to Evening 19

CORNFORD, FRANCES (1886- )
Autumn Evening 445
The Allegorical Dream 446
Susan to Diana 447

CORY, WILLIAM (1823-1892)
Mimnermus in Church 66

COWPER, WILLIAM (1731-1800)
The Nightingale and Glow-worm 362
The Winter Morning Walk 368

CRABBE, GEORGE (1754-1832)
The Islet (From The Borough) 137

CRAWFORD, ISABELLA VALANCY (1850-1886)
Love's Land 221

CUNNINGHAM, JOHN (1729-1773)
The Fox and the Cat 131

DAVIDSON, JOHN (1857-1909)
A Cinque Port 81
In Romney Marsh 421

DAVIES, WILLIAM HENRY (1871- )
The Green Tent 88
The Happy Child 202
Songs of Joy 314
The Philosophical Beggar 426

DE LA MARE, WALTER (1873- )
The Scribe 204
The Listeners 205
All That's Past 315

DICKINSON, EMILY (1830-1886)
The Snow 67
The Railway Train 68
A Book 190
A Thunderstorm 191
The Snake 192

DOBSON, AUSTIN (1840-1921)
"When Burbadge Played" 71
"In After Days" 72

DOYLE, SIR FRANCIS HASTINGS (1810-1888)
The Loss of the Birkenhead 45

DRINKWATER, JOHN (1882- )
Moonlit Apples 432

DRUMMOND, WILLIAM (1585-1649)
Saint John Baptist 123

FAHY, FRANCIS A (1854- )
Little Mary Cassidy 433

FITZGERALD, EDWARD (1809-1883)
Old Song 159

FLECKER, JAMES ELROY (1884-1915)
Oak and Olive 329

GAY, J (1685-1732)
The Hare with Many Friends 16
The Peacock, the Turkey, and the Goose 252

GIBSON, WILFRID WILSON (1878- )
Flannan Isle 207
The Ice 211
The Ice-Cart 319

GOLDSMITH, OLIVER (1728-1774)
An Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog 369

GRAY, THOMAS (1716-1771)
On the Death of a Favourite Cat 253

GREENE, ROBERT (1560-1592)
"Sweet are the thoughts" 240

HARDY, THOMAS (1840-1928)
Great Things 75
In the Servants' Quarters 76
In Time of "The Breaking of Nations" 78
"When I set out for Lyonnesse" 193
The Dead Drummer 194
Summer Schemes 305
The Colonel's Soliloquy 306
Beyond the Last Lamp 307
Life Laughs Onward 419
Barthelêmon at Vauxhall 420
Wagtail and Baby 420

HERBERT, GEORGE (1593-1633)
The Pulley 356

HERRICK, ROBERT (1591-1674)
A Thanksgiving to God for His House 243
His Grange, or Private Wealth 355

HODGSON, RALPH (1879- )
Eve 88

HOGG, JAMES (1770-1835)
A Boy's Song 144

HOOD, THOMAS (1799-1845)
"I remember, I remember" 271
The Bridge of Sighs 272

JOHNSON, E PAULINE (1862-1913)
The Song My Paddle Sings 341

JOHNSON, LIONEL (1867-1902)
To a Traveller 442

JOHNSON, SAMUEL (1709-1784)
On the Death of Mr Robert Levetit 18
Johnson on Shakespeare 132
Wolsey (From The Vanity of Human Wishes) 361

JONSON, BEN (1573?-1637)
An Epitaph on Salathiel Pavy 125

KEATS, JOHN (1795-1821)
Introduction to Endyntion 155
La Belle Dame Sans Merci 269
To Autumn 381
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer 383

KINGSLEY, CHARLES (1818-1875)
The Last Buccaneer 297
The Three Fishers 299

KIPLING, RUDYARD (1865- )
"Fuzzy-Wuzzy" 82
"For all we have and are" 310

LAMPMAN, ARCHIBALD (1861-1899)
Morning on the Liêvre 112
A January Morning 114
Winter-Break 114
Hepaticas 230
The Passing of Spring 230
Evening 231

LANG, ANDREW (1844-1912)
Twilight on Tweed 194

LAWRENCE, DAVID HERBERT (1885-1930)
Man and Bat 214
Snake 448

LETTS, WINIFRED M (1887- )
The Spires of Oxford 432

LOCKER-LAMPSON, FREDERICK (1821-1895)
To My Grandmother 58

LONGFELLOW, HENRY WADSWORTH (1807-1882)
The Builders 156
The Warden of the Cinque Ports 157

LOVELACE, RICHARD (1618-1658)
To Lucasta, on Going to the Wars 126
To Althea,from Prison 245

LOWELL, JAMES RUSSELL (1819-1891)
The Courtin' 187

LYLY, JOHN (1554?-1606)
Cupid and Campaspe 122

MCCRAE, JOHN (1872-1918)
In Flanders Fields 104

MACDONALD, J E H
Maple Bloom 460

MACDONALD, WILSON (1880- )
M'sieu 227
Where is Antioch! 229
Christmas Dinner at Child's 456

MACLEAN, HUGH JOHN
Just a Clerk 458

MARLOWE, CHRISTOPHER (1564-1593)
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love 11

MARVELL, ANDREW (1621-1678)
Song of the Emigrants in Bermuda 126

MASEFIELD, JOHN (1878- )
Tewkesbury Road 92
Christmas Eve at Sea 206
Beauty 318
Cargoes 318
Trade Winds 430
Cavalier 431

MEW, CHARLOTTE
The Changeling 327

MILTON, JOHN (1608-1674)
On His Blindness 14

MONRO, HAROLD (1879-1932)
Milk for the Cat 320

MOORE, THOMAS (1779-1852)
A Canadian Boat Song 146
After the Battle 377

MORRIS, F J A
The First Hepatica 460
Life 461

MORRIS, WILLIAM (1834-1896)
Riding Together 68
Introductory Stanzas to The Earthly Paradise 70
The Eve of Crecy 302

MUNRO, NEIL (1864-1930)
To Exiles 309

NAIRNE, CAROLINA OLIPHANT, LADY (1766-1845)
The Laird o' Cockpen 135
Caller Herrin' 367

NEWBOLT, SIR HENRY (1862- )
The Adventurers 198
He Fell Among Thieves 200

NOYES, ALFRED (1880- )
The Highwayman 322

O'CONOR, NORREYS JEPHSON (1885- )
Moira's Keening 86

"O'NEILL, MOIRA" (MRS WALTER SKRINE)
Cuttin' Rushes 91
A Broken Song 203
Corrymecla 429

OWEN, WILFRED (1893-1918)
Spring Offensive 101
Anthem for Doomed Youth 102
Disabled 443

PEACOCK, THOMAS LOVE (1785-1866)
The War Song of Dinas 'Mawr 263
Margaret Love Peacock 264

PICKTHALL, MARJORIE L C (1883-1922)
The Pool 231
St Yves' Poor 335
The Little Sister of the Prophet 337
Pere Lalemant 462
Dream River 464

POE, EDGAR ALLEN (1809-1849)
The Raven 31
Annabel Lee 384

POPE, ALEXANDER (1688-1744)
"Heaven from all creatures" (From An Essay on Man) 360

PRATT, EDWIN JOHN (1883- )
The Ice Floes 107

ROBERTS, CHARLES G D (1860- )
The Potato Harvest 452
An Epitaph for a Husbandman 452
The Solitary Woodsman 454

ROSSETTI, DANTE GABRIEL (1828-1882)
My Sister's Sleep 299
On Refusal of Aid Between Nations 302
Sister Helen 407

SACKVILLE, CHARLES, EARL OF DORSET (1638-1706)
Song ("To all you ladies") 357

SASSOON, SIEGFRIED (1886- )
Dreamers 93

SCOTT, DUNCAN CAMPBELL (1862- )
"0 turn once more" 338
A Summer Storm 339
The First Snow 340

SCOTT, SIR WALTER (1771-1832)
Bonnie Dundee 25
Brignall Banks 27
Song ("The sun upon the lake is low") 145
Rosabelle 256
"A weary lot is thine" 258
Pibroch of Donald Dhu 259
Albert Graeme 260
County Guy 374
Proud Maisie 375
The Palmer 376

SEAMAN, OWEN (1861- )
To an Old Fogey 212
Castles on the Sand 435

SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM (1564-1616)
Sonnet xxix 11
Sonnet xxx 240
"When icicles hang by the wall" 353

SHELLEY, PERCY BYSSHE (1792-1822)
The Cloud 151
Ozymandias 154
To Jane 381

SHIRLEY, JAMES (1596-1666)
Death the Leveller 124

SOUTHEY, ROBERT (1774-1843)
"My days among the Dead " 262

STEPHENS, JAMES (1882- )
Peadar Og Goes Courting 98
The Girl I Left Behind Me 100
The Shell 436
The Sootherer 437
The Rivals 441
In the Cool of the Evening 441

STEVENSON, ROBERT Louis (1850-1894)
The Vagabond 73

SWIFT, JONATHAN (1667-1745)
Baucis and Philemon 246

TENNYSON, ALFRED, LORD (1809-1892)
The Sleeping Beauty 37
Ulysses 41
"Of old sat Freedom on the heights" 43
"Home they brought her warrior dead" 44
Mariana 161
"You ask me why" 164
The Lotos-Eaters 165
Early Spring 171
Northern Farmer—New Style 173
The Lady of Shalott 280 '
"The splendour falls" 286
In Memoriam cxxiii 287
In Memoriam—liv 287
Far-far-away 288
"Break, break, break" 289
St Agnes' Eve 385
In the Valley of Cauteretz 386
A Farewell 387
In Memoriam—xxvii 388
In Memoriam—lxiv 388
In Memoriam—ti 390
Northern Farmer—Old Style 391
Tithonus 394

THOMAS, EDWARD (1877-1917)
The Manor Farm 97
Adlestrop 316
Swedes 317
Tall Nettles 317
Words 427

THOMPSON, FRANCIS (1859-1907)
Daisy 196
To a Snowflake 422

TYNAN, KATHARINE (MRS HINKSON) (1861-1931)
A Girl's Song 87
Farewell 334

WADDINGTON, SAMUEL (1844-1923)
To One in Town 195

WALLER, EDMUND (1606- 1687)
Song ("Go lovely rose!") 356

WHITE, JOSEPH BLANCO (1775-1841)
To Night 29

WHITTIER, JOHN GREENLEAF (1807-1892)
My Playmate 276
The Battle Autumn of 1862 278

WILDE, OSCAR (1856-1900)
Les Silhouettes 80
Requiescat 80

WOLFE, HUMBERT (1885- )
The Grey Squirrel 333

WORDSWORTH, WILLIAM (1770-1850)
London, 1802 23
Composed after a Journey 23
The Solitary Reaper 24
Thought of a Briton on the Subjugation of Switzerland 140
To the Daisy 140
Elegiac Stanzas 141
"It is not to be thought of" 255
To Sleep 255
September, 1802 371
"Hail, Twilight, sovereign of one peaceful hour" 371
To a Skylark 372
Influence of Natural Objects 372

WOTTON, SIR HENRY (1568-1639)
Character of a Happy Life 122

YEATS, WILLIAM BUTLER (1865- )
The Lake Isle of Innisfree 202

YOUNG, FRANCIS BRETT (1884- )
Seascape 94
Bete Humaine 214
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