The World's Best Poetry, Volume 3 eBook

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I. DISAPPOINTMENT IN LOVE.1
LADY CLARA VERE DE VERE.1
LINDA TO HAFED.2
LOVE NOT.2
CAROLINE ELIZABETH SHERIDAN. (HON.  MRS. NORTON.)3
UNREQUITED LOVE.3
FAIR INES.3
THE BANKS O’ DOON.4
SONNET.4
AGATHA.4
THE SUN-DIAL.5
LOCKSLEY HALL.6
SONG.11
AULD ROBIN GRAY.11
TO A PORTRAIT.12
MAUD MULLER.12
THE PALM AND THE PINE.13
CUMNOR HALL.14
WALY, WALY.15
LADY ANN BOTHWELL’S LAMENT.16
MY HEID IS LIKE TO REND, WILLIE.17
ASHES OF ROSES.18
A WOMAN’S LOVE.18
THE SHADOW ROSE.18
HAS SUMMER COME WITHOUT THE ROSE?18
THE DIRTY OLD MAN.19
HOME, WOUNDED.20
DIVIDED.22
I.22
II.23
III.23
IV.23
V.23
VI.24
VII.24
VIII.24
TO DIANE DE POITIERS.24
THE SPINNER.25
TAKE, O, TAKE THOSE LIPS AWAY.[1]25
WOMAN’S INCONSTANCY.25
TIME’S REVENGE.26
THE DREAM.26
ALAS!  HOW LIGHT A CAUSE MAY MOVE.29
BLIGHTED LOVE.29
THE NEVERMORE.30
THE PORTRAIT.30
ONLY A WOMAN.31
DOROTHY IN THE GARRET.33
THE NUN AND HARP.34
FIDELITY IN DOUBT.35
FAITH.35
II.  PARTING AND ABSENCE35
TO LUCASTA.36
GOOD-BYE.36
AE FOND KISS BEFORE WE PART.36
O, MY LUVE’S LIKE A RED, RED ROSE.37
MAID OF ATHENS, ERE WE PART.37
SONG.37
BLACK-EYED SUSAN.38
JOHN GAY.38
LOCHABER NO MORE.39
AS SLOW OUR SHIP.39
QUA CURSUM VENTUS.39
ADIEU, ADIEU!  MY NATIVE SHORE.40
FAREWELL TO HIS WIFE.40
COME, LET US KISSE AND PARTE.41
FAREWELL!  THOU ART TOO DEAR.41
KATHLEEN MAVOURNEEN.42
WE PARTED IN SILENCE.42
AUF WIEDERSEHEN.42
PALINODE.43
FAREWELL!—­BUT WHENEVER.43
PARTING OF HECTOR AND ANDROMACHE.44
HECTOR TO HIS WIFE.46
TO LUCASTA.46
TO HER ABSENT SAILOR.46
I LOVE MY JEAN.47
JEANIE MORRISON.47
O, SAW YE BONNIE LESLIE?48
THE RUSTIC LAD’S LAMENT IN THE TOWN.49
ABSENCE.49
ROBIN ADAIR.50
DAISY.50
SONG OF EGLA.51
WHAT AILS THIS HEART O’ MINE?51
LOVE’S MEMORY.52
ABSENCE.52
THINKIN’ LONG.52
THE OLD FAMILIAR FACES.53
COME TO ME, DEAREST.53
THE WIFE TO HER HUSBAND.54
MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME.54
OLD FOLKS AT HOME.55
THE PRESENT GOOD.55
III.  ADVERSITY.55
THE WORLD.55
MOAN, MOAN, YE DYING GALES.56
THE VANITY OF THE WORLD.56
BLOW, BLOW, THOU WINTER WIND.57
THE WAIL OF PROMETHEUS BOUND.57
SAMSON ON HIS BLINDNESS.58
LINES.58
HENCE, ALL YE VAIN DELIGHTS.58
THE FALL OF CARDINAL WOLSEY.59
THE APPROACH OF AGE.60
STANZAS60
ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE.61
PERISHED.62
BYRON’S LATEST VERSES.63
A DOUBTING HEART.63
THE VOICELESS.64
A LAMENT.64
OVER THE HILL TO THE POOR-HOUSE.64
OLD.66
THE LAST LEAF.68
THE LAST LEAF.69
THE OLD VAGABOND.69
THE BEGGAR.69
A ROUGH RHYME ON A ROUGH MATTER.70
GIVE ME THREE GRAINS OF CORN, MOTHER.72
THE SONG OF THE SHIRT.73
THE PAUPER’S DRIVE.74
UNSEEN SPIRITS.75
NATHANIEL PARKER WILLIS.75
LONDON CHURCHES.76
RICHARD MONCKTON MILNES (LORD HOUGHTON.)76
GUILTY, OR NOT GUILTY?77
THE FEMALE CONVICT.78
HOPELESS GRIEF.79
IV.  COMFORT AND CHEER.80
THE FLOWER.80
SONNET.81
INVICTUS.81
AFAR IN THE DESERT.81
SAD IS OUR YOUTH, FOR IT IS EVER GOING.83
MY WIFE AND CHILD.[5]83
THE RAINY DAY.84
TIMES GO BY TURNS.84
COMPENSATION.84
THE CHANGED CROSS.85
SOMETHING BEYOND.86
DESPONDENCY REBUKED.87
GOD’S SURE HELP IN SORROW.87
SONNET.87
WAITING.88
AUNT PHILLIS’S GUEST.88
ILKA BLADE O’ GRASS KEPS ITS AIN DRAP O’ DEW.89
UNCHANGING.89
I HOLD STILL.90
THE GOOD GREAT MAN.90
WHEN MY SHIP COMES IN.90
NEVER DESPAIR.[6]91
THE SADDEST FATE.91
THE SONG OF THE SAVOYARDS.92
V. DEATH AND BEREAVEMENT.93
SOLILOQUY ON DEATH.93
SIC VITA.[7]93
DEATH THE LEVELLER.94
VIRTUE IMMORTAL.94
MAN’S MORTALITY.94
MORTALITY.95
THE HOUR OF DEATH.96
THE TERM OF DEATH.96
A PICTURE OF DEATH.96
THE TWO MYSTERIES.97
THANATOPSIS.97
A MORNING THOUGHT.99
NOW AND AFTERWARDS.99
DINAH MARIA MULOCK CRAIK99
INSCRIPTION ON MELROSE ABBEY.100
ON THE TOMBS IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY.100
ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD.100
GOD’S-ACRE.102
SLEEPY HOLLOW.103
THE QUAKER GRAVEYARD.103
GREENWOOD CEMETERY.103
THE DEAD.104
ON A GRAVE AT GRINDELWALD.104
THE EMIGRANT LASSIE.104
THE OLD SEXTON.105
THE FIRST SNOW-FALL.105
THE MORNING-GLORY.106
THE WIDOW’S MITE.107
ARE THE CHILDREN AT HOME?107
JIM’S KIDS.108
THE MAY QUEEN.108
NEW YEAR’S EVE.109
CONCLUSION.110
ON ANNE ALLEN.112
SONNET.112
JEUNE FILLE ET JEUNE FLEUR.113
THE DEATH-BED.113
A DEATH-BED.113
REQUIESCAT.113
CORONACH.114
EVELYN HOPE.114
ANNABEL LEE.115
THY BRAES WERE BONNY.116
FAREWELL TO THEE, ARABY’S DAUGHTER.116
SOFTLY WOO AWAY HER BREATH.117
SHE DIED IN BEAUTY.117
THE DEATH OF MINNEHAHA.118
MOTHER AND POET.119
FEAR NO MORE THE HEAT O’ THE SUN.121
HIGHLAND MARY.121
FAIR HELEN.122
OH THAT ’T WERE POSSIBLE.122
TOO LATE.123
AFTER SUMMER.124
LAMENT FOR HELIODORE.124
ON THE DEATH OF HER BROTHER, FRANCIS I.124
TO MARY IN HEAVEN.125
MINSTREL’S SONG.125
THE PASSAGE.126
LAMENT OF THE IRISH EMIGRANT.126
HOME THEY BROUGHT HER WARRIOR DEAD.127
THE KING OF DENMARK’S RIDE.127
GRIEF.128
SELECTIONS FROM “IN MEMORIAM.”128
GRIEF UNSPEAKABLE.128
V.128
DEAD, IN A FOREIGN LAND.128
IX.128
THE PEACE OF SORROW129
XI.129
TIME AND ETERNITY.129
XLII.129
PERSONAL RESURRECTION.129
XLVI.129
SPIRITUAL COMPANIONSHIP.130
XCIII.130
L.130
DEATH IN LIFE’S PRIME.130
LXXII.130
THE POET’S TRIBUTE.130
LXXVI.130
APRES.131
THE FAIREST THING IN MORTAL EYES.131
BREAK, BREAK, BREAK.132
LAVENDER.132
WHAT OF THE DARKNESS?132
VAN ELSEN.133
WHEN LILACS LAST IN THE DOOR-YARD BLOOMED.133
IF I SHOULD DIE TO-NIGHT.138
AWAKENING.138
BEYOND THE SMILING AND THE WEEPING.139
THE LAND O’ THE LEAL.140
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA.140
HABEAS CORPUS.[9]141
FAREWELL, LIFE.141
FOR ANNIE.142
EDGAR ALLAN POE143
THE SLEEP.143
PROSPICE143
I WOULD NOT LIVE ALWAY.144
FAREWELL.145
LOVE AND DEATH.145
MARGARETTA WADE DELAND.145
ASLEEP, ASLEEP.146
REST.146
IN HARBOR.146
HUSH!147
LIFE.147
VI.  CONSOLATION.148
THEY ARE ALL GONE.148
THE BOTTOM DRAWER.149
OVER THE RIVER.149
GRIEF FOR THE DEAD.150
THE TWO WAITINGS.150
I.150
II.151
FOR CHARLIE’S SAKE.151
WATCHING FOR PAPA.152
MY CHILD.152
SONG.153
THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS.153
BLESSED ARE THEY THAT MOURN.154
DE PROFUNDIS.155
BLESSED ARE THEY.156
LINES156
DEATH IN YOUTH.157
IN MEMORIAM F.A.S.158
TEARS.158
RESIGNATION.158
CHRISTUS CONSOLATOR.159
COMFORT.159
THE SECRET OF DEATH.160
PEACE.161
FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS.161
HAPPY ARE THE DEAD.161
THE GREEN GRASS UNDER THE SNOW.162
THE CONQUEROR’S GRAVE.163
THOU ART GONE TO THE GRAVE.164
LYCIDAS.164
AFTER DEATH.167
IT IS NOT DEATH TO DIE.168
THERE IS NO DEATH.168
GOING AND COMING.169
BLIND.170
THE DEATH OF DEATH.170
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