Poems of Faith

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Robert Blaisdell, Bob Blaisdell
Courier Dover Publications, 2003 - Poetry - 100 pages
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The best-known works of more than 60 British and American poets, written over a period of nearly 400 years, comprise this superb collection of verse. Focusing on poems of faith inspiring, comforting, and profound works with religious themes and ideals the volume includes "Holy Sonnets" by John Donne, Ben Jonson's "To the Holy Trinity," "Paradise" by George Herbert, "On His Blindness" by John Milton, as well as poems by Andrew Marvell, Thomas Traherne, Edward Taylor, Samuel Johnson, William Cowper, William Blake, Emily Bronte, Christina Rossetti, Emily Dickinson, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and many others. A rich treasury of stirring verse, this collection is ideal for classroom use or for independent study but will also appeal to lovers of exceptional English and American poetry. Dover original selection of poems from standard editions.
  

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Anonymous c 1539
1
Anonymous c 1558
3
Philip Sidney 15541586
6
Mary Sidney Countess of Pembroke 15611621
7
Michael Drayton 15631631
9
John Day 15661628
13
Ben Jonson 15741637
14
George Sandys 15771643
17
Thomas Shepherd 16651739 and John Mason d 1694
57
John Mason d 1694
58
Charles Wesley 17071788
60
Christopher Smart 17221771
61
John Newton 17251807
66
William Cowper 17311800
68
Augustus Toplady 17401778
73
William Wordsworth 17701850
74

George Wither 15881667
20
Henry King 15911669
22
Robert Herrick 15911674
23
Francis Quarles 15921664
24
George Herbert 15931632
31
Christopher Harvey 15971663
37
Thomas Heywood d 1641
39
Thomas Washbourne 16061687
42
Abraham Cowley 16181667
43
Andrew Marvell 16211678
44
Henry Vaughan 16221695
45
John Bunyan 16281688
49
Thomas Traherne 163671674
50
John Norris 16371711
53
Anne Finch Countess of Winchilsea 16611720
54
John Clare 17931864
79
John Henry Newman 18011890
80
Elizabeth Barrett Browning 18061861
81
Emily Bronte 18181848
83
Julia Ward Howe 18191910
84
Anne Bronte 18201849
86
Matthew Arnold 18221888
87
Ednah Dow Cheney 18241904
88
Christina Georgina Rossetti 18301894
89
Emily Dickinson 18301886
92
Gerard Manlev Hopkins 18441889
93
Robert Bridges 18441930
94
George Santayana 18631952
96
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