The Best Loved Poems of the American People

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Hazel Felleman
Doubleday, 1936 - Poetry - 670 pages
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More than 1,500,000 copies in print! Over 575  traditional favorites to be read and reread.  Categorized by theme, and indexed by author and first  line, this is a collection that will be treasured.
  

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This is my favority anthology so far! I collect anthologies and literature text books. This contains many of favorites to come. Easy reading and comprehension. Perhaps this would make a good intro to poetry for teens and younger ones Read full review

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Contents

Death Unknown
3
LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP
4
To a Friend Grace Strieker Dawson
7
Said the Rose George H Miles
10
My Life Is a Bowl May Riley Smith
18
To My Unborn Son Captain Cyril Morton
24
If You but Knew Unknown
30
He and She Sir Edwin Arnold
36
Now the Laborers Task Is Oer John Lodge Ellerton
348
The Aloe Plant Dr Henry Harbaugh
355
Ros Christina Georginc
359
Envoy to the Toiling of Felix Henry Van Dyke
365
only Was the Fellow Will S Adfein
379
CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH
386
Tragedy Jill Spargur
390
Which Shall It Be? Ethel Lynn Beers
396

Cleopatra Dying Thomas Stephens
42
You Kissed Me Josephine Slocum Hunt
44
Vases Nan Terrell Reed
50
Love You Ella Wheeler Wilcox
56
If Rudyard Kipling 65
66
Tadoussac Charles Bancroft
71
Hold Fast Your Dreams Louise Driscoll
84
Try Smiling Unknown
97
Its Fine Today Douglas Malloch
101
The Land of Beginning Again Louisa Fletcher
110
The Day Is Done Henry Wadsworth
116
All to Myself Wilbur Dick Nesbit
124
Your Mission Ellen M H Gates
130
Beauty as a Shield Elsie Robinson
136
Whatever IsIs Best Ella Wheeler Wilcox
143
The Last Hymn Marianne Farningham
151
Curfew Must Not Ring Tonight Rosa Hartwick Thorpe
158
Annie and Willies Prayer Sophia P Snow
166
Over the Hill to the PoorHouse Will M Carleton
173
Ostler Joe George R Sims
176
Down and Out Clarence Leonard Hay
182
Even This Shall Pass Away Theodore Tilton
188
The Ship That Never Returned Henry Clay Work
194
The High Tide at Gettysburg Will Henry Thompson
200
The Raven Edgar Allan Poe
206
Evolution Langdon Smith
212
Concord Hymn Ralph Waldo Emerson
219
Guilty or Not Guilty? Unknown
226
Lord Love Unknown
232
The Mills of the Gods Unknown
238
The First Snowfall James Russell Lowell
244
The Momins Mornin Gerald Brennan
250
The Sailors Grave Eliza Cook
256
Somebodys Darling Marie Ravenal de
263
The Enchanted Shirt John Hay
269
Kentucky Belle Constance Fenimore
277
Caseys Revenge James Wilson
284
Grandfathers Clock Henry Clay Work
290
A Prayer for Every Day Mary Carolyn Davies
298
Mizpah Julia A Baker
305
The Cross Was His Own Unknown
311
An Ode Joseph Addison
317
The Weaver William H Burleigh
328
The Tapestry Weaver Anson G Chester
334
Life Sculpture William Croswell Doom 1
340
Remember I Remember Thomas Hood
402
You Come From? George Macdonald
409
In SchoolDays John Greenleaf Whittier
416
America for Me Henry Van Dyke
424
Another Reply to In Flanders Fields J A Armstrong
430
Americas Answer R W LUliard
431
The Bivouac of the Dead Theodore OHara
440
HUMOR AND WHIMSEY
450
The Sycophantic Fox and the Gullible
456
Art Unknown
462
The Preachers Vacation Unknown
468
How Paddy Stole the Rope Unknown
474
Judged by the Company One Keeps Unknown
480
The Optimist Unknown
486
The Birds Ball C W Bardeen
492
To My Nose Alfred A Forrester
498
My Dads Dinner Pail Edward Harrigan
506
Socrates Snooks Fife Hugh Ludlow
512
The Walrus and the Carpenter Lewis Carroll
520
A Maxim Revised Unknown
526
Verses Written in 1872 Robert Louis Stevensor
534
Douglas Douglas Tender and True Dinah Maria Mulock
540
The Closed Door Theodosia Garrison
544
Fare Thee Well Lord Byron
550
A Cry from the Canadian Hills Lillian Leveridge
556
Far from the Madding Crowd Nixon Waterman
563
To a Fat Lady Seen from the Train Frances Comjord
569
To My Setter Scout Frank H Seldon
577
The Curate Thinks You Have No Soul St John Lucas
578
Bum W Dayton Wedgefarth
584
Am the Cat Leila Usher
591
The Vampire Rudyard Kipling
598
Dover Beach Matthew Arnold
604
Echoes William Ernest Henley 639
610
The Woman I Am Glen Allen
616
Is It Really Worth the While? Unknown
622
Eat and Walk James Norman HaU
628
The Ship Charles Mackay
634
Little Things Julia A Fletcher
635
The Moneyless Man Major Henry T Stanton
641
Our Lips and Ears Unknown
647
Non Sum Qualis Eram Bonae
651
Loves Philosophy Percy Bysshe Shelley
659
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