The World's Best Poetry, Volume 8 eBook

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.1
I.1
WHAT CONSTITUTES A STATE?1
BREATHES THERE THE MAN?2
MY COUNTRY.2
FATHER AND MOTHER TONGUE.3
EAST, WEST, HOME’S BEST.3
GIFTS.4
ENGLAND.4
RULE, BRITANNIA.5
THE BOWMAN’S SONG.5
THE ROAST BEEF OF OLD ENGLAND.6
THE SNUG LITTLE ISLAND.6
THE JACOBITE ON TOWER HILL.7
GOD SAVE THE KING.8
VETERAN AND RECRUIT.8
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THE TURK IN ARMENIA.9
AVE IMPERATRIX.10
AMERICA TO GREAT BRITAIN.11
HANDS ALL ROUND.12
RECESSIONAL.13
ENGLAND AND HER COLONIES.13
SCOTLAND.14
THE BARD.14
I14
II.15
III.15
MY HEART’S IN THE HIGHLANDS.16
HEATHER ALE:  A GALLOWAY LEGEND.17
THE EXECUTION OF MONTROSE.18
BORDER BALLAD.20
THE EXILE’S SONG.21
THE IRISHMAN.21
TURLOUGH MACSWEENEY.22
A SPINNING SONG.23
THE WEARING OF THE GREEN.[A]23
MY NATIVE LAND.24
BLESS THE DEAR OLD VERDANT LAND.24
IRELAND.25
IRELAND.26
JOHN JAMES PIATT27
AFTER DEATH.28
CANADA NOT LAST.28
AT FLORENCE.28
REFLECTION.29
CANADA.29
WHAT IS THE GERMAN’S FATHERLAND?30
PATRIOTIC SONG.31
MEN AND BOYS31
THE WATCH ON THE RHINE[A]32
PROEM.33
PARTING LOVERS.34
AMERICA35
COLUMBIA.36
37
ENGLAND TO AMERICA.37
OUR STATE.38
THE REPUBLIC.38
AMERICA38
MEN OF THE NORTH AND WEST.39
OUR COUNTRY’S CALL.39
A CRY TO ARMS.40
THE NATION’S PRAYER.41
MY MARYLAND.41
DIXIE.42
THE FLAG GOES BY.43
THE BRAVE AT HOME.43
II.44
THE PLACE WHERE MAN SHOULD DIE.44
LIBERTY.44
PATIENCE.45
THE ANTIQUITY OF FREEDOM.45
HALLOWED GROUND.47
THE WOLF AND THE DOG.48
RIENZI TO THE ROMANS.49
FALLEN GREECE.50
GREECE ENSLAVED.50
SONG OF THE GREEK POET.52
TO ALTHEA FROM PRISON.53
SLAVERY.54
SONG OF THE WESTERN MEN.54
THE HARP THAT ONCE THROUGH TARA’S HALLS.55
AS BY THE SHORE AT BREAK OF DAY.55
THE HILLS WERE MADE FOR FREEDOM.56
SWITZERLAND.56
MAKE WAY FOR LIBERTY!56
POLAND.58
THE MARSEILLAISE.58
A COURT LADY.59
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THE AMERICAN FLAG.61
THE STAR-BANGLED BANNER.[A]62
NEW ENGLAND’S DEAD.62
THE REFORMER.63
FREEDOM OF THE MIND.64
THE PRESENT CRISIS.65
THE LITTLE CLOUD.[A]67
BROWN OF OSSAWATOMIE.68
WORDS FOR THE “HALLELUJAH CHORUS.”68
BATTLE-HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC.69
JOHN CHARLES FREMONT.[A]69
HEROES.70
LAUS DEO!71
A HOLY NATION.71
III.72
BATTLE OF THE ANGELS.72
THE CONFLICT.72
THE DESTRUCTION OF SENNACHERIB.74
THE SCHOOL OF WAR.74
CATILINE TO THE ROMAN ARMY.76
CARACTACUS.77
SEMPRONIUS’ SPEECH FOR WAR.78
THE DEATH OF LEONIDAS.78
SONG OF THE GREEKS.79
MARCO BOZZARIS.80
HARMOSAN.82
BATTLE SCENE.83
THE LORD OF BUTRAGO.83
HAKON’S DEFIANCE.84
A DANISH BARROW86
HERMANN AND THUSNELDA.87
THE BATTLE-SONG OF GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS.87
SWORD SONG.88
THE TROOPER’S DEATH.89
BINGEN ON THE RHINE.89
HOHENLINDEN.90
IVRY.91
INCIDENT OF THE FRENCH CAMP.92
THE BRONZE STATUE OF NAPOLEON.93
ON THE WARRES IN IRELAND.95
ALFRED THE HARPER.96
CHEVY-CHACE.98
SIR PATRICK SPENS.102
ANONYMOUS BALLAD103
THE LAST HUNT.105
THE BALLAD OF AGINCOURT.106
THE KING TO HIS SOLDIERS BEFORE HARFLEUR.107
THE CAVALIER’S SONG.108
GIVE A ROUSE.108
NASEBY.108
THE THREE SCARS.110
FONTENOY.110
BATTLE OF THE BALTIC.111
BURIAL OF SIR JOHN MOORE.112
WATERLOO.114
BY THE ALMA RIVER.116
CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE.117
THE RELIEF OF LUCKNOW.117
DANNY DEEVER.119
WHERE ARE THE MEN?119
BRUCE AND THE SPIDER.120
BANNOCKBURN.121
SONG OF CLAN-ALPINE.121
BEAL’ AN DHUINE.122
PIBROCH OF DONUIL DHU.[A]123
FLODDEN FIELD.124
THE BONNETS OF BONNIE DUNDEE.128
LIBERTY TREE.129
HYMN: 130
WARREN’S ADDRESS.[A]130
NATHAN HALE.[A]131
SONG OF MARION’S MEN.[A]131
CARMEN BELLICOSUM.132
THE DANCE.133
MONTEREY.134
COMING.134
IN STATE.134
137
JONATHAN TO JOHN.137
ALL QUIET ALONG THE POTOMAC.139
THE COUNTERSIGN.140
CIVIL WAR.140
THE TWO WIVES.141
THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND MORE.141
THE OLD MAN AND JIM.142
STONEWALL JACKSON’S WAY143
BARBARA FRIETCHIE.144
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CAVALRY SONG.145
KEARNY AT SEVEN PINES.[A]146
THE GENERAL’S DEATH.146
DIRGE FOB A SOLDIER[A]147
BAY BILLY.147
WOUNDED TO DEATH.149
SOMEBODY’S DARLING.150
TRAMP, TRAMP, TRAMP.151
OUR ORDERS.151
WHEN THIS CRUEL WAR IS OVER.152
SHERIDAN’S RIDE.152
LEFT ON THE BATTLE-FIELD.153
REQUIEM154
MUSIC IN CAMP.154
UNDER THE SHADE OF THE TREES.155
THE BLACK REGIMENT.156
THE C.S.  ARMY’S COMMISSARY.157
THE HIGH TIDE AT GETTYSBURG.158
LEE TO THE REAR.159
DRIVING HOME THE COWS.160
SHERMAN’S MARCH TO THE SEA.[A]161
ARMY CORRESPONDENT’S LAST RIDE.162
THE YEAR OF JUBILEE.[A]163
THE CONQUERED BANNER.164
ALL.165
THE CLOSING SCENE.165
THE MEN BEHIND THE GUNS.166
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IV.168
ODE TO PEACE.168
END OF THE CIVIL WAR.168
DISARMAMENT.168
TUBAL CAIN.169
THE KNIGHT’S TOMB.170
NOT ON THE BATTLE-FIELD.170
THE DAY IS COMING.171
THE GRAVE OF BONAPARTE.173
THE BATTLE OF BLENHEIM.173
AT GIBRALTAR.174
THE BIVOUAC OF THE DEAD.175
THE ARSENAL AT SPRINGFIELD.176
AN OLD BATTLE-FIELD.177
THE BATTLE-FIELD.177
HOW SLEEP THE BRAVE.178
OUR FALLEN HEROES.178
THE CAUSE OF THE SOUTH.179
SENTINEL SONGS.179
ODE.180
THE BLUE AND THE GRAY.180
CENTENNIAL HYMN.181
HYMN OF THE WEST.[A]182
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