The Visions of England eBook

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THE VISIONS OF ENGLAND:  Seventy Lyrics on leading Men and Events in English History:  8vo. 7/6

Lyrical poems, Four Books:  Extra Fcap. 8vo. 6/-

Original hymns:  18mo. 1/6

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Poetry edited by the same

The golden treasury of English lyrical poetry:  18mo. 4/6

The children’s treasury of English lyrical poetry, with Notes and
Glossary:  18mo. 2/6.  Or in two parts, 1/- each

Shakespeare’s lyricsSongs from the plays and sonnets, with Notes:  18mo. 4/6

Selection from R. HERRICK’S lyrical poetry, with Essay and Notes:  18mo. 4/6

The poetical works of J. Keats, reprinted; literatim from the original editions, with Notes:  18mo. 4/6

Lyrical poems by lord Tennyson, selected and arranged, with Notes:  18mo. 4/6

Glen DESSERAY and other poems, by J. C. Shairp, late Principal of the United College, S. Andrews, and Professor of Poetry in the University of Oxford.  With Essay and Notes. 8vo.

Messrs. MACMILLAN, Bedford St., Covent Garden

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To be published presently

The treasury of sacred song, selected from the English Lyrical Poetry of
Four Centuries, with Notes Explanatory and Biographical

Clarendon press, Oxford
Aug. 1889


Again, on behalf of readers of this national library, I have to thank a poet of our day—­in this case the Oxford Professor of Poetry—­for joining his voice to the voices of the past through which our better life is quickened for the duties of to-day.  Not for his own verse only, but for his fine sense also of what is truest in the poets who have gone before, the name of Francis Turner Palgrave is familiar to us all.  Many a home has been made the richer for his gathering of voices of the past into a dainty “Golden Treasury of English Songs.”  Of this work of his own I may cite what was said of it in Macmillan’s Magazine for October, 1882, by a writer of high authority in English Literature, Professor A. W. Ward, of Owens College.  “A very eminent authority,” said Professor Ward, “has accorded to Mr. Palgrave’s historical insight, praise by the side of which all words of mine must be valueless,” Canon [now Bishop] Stubbs writes:—­“I do not think that there is one of the Visions which does not carry my thorough consent and sympathy all through.”

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