A book of religious verse

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Helen Louise Gardner (Dame)
Oxford University Press, 1972 - Poetry - 377 pages
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The poems, which emphasize man's response and commitment to the revelations of various faiths, are drawn from all periods of English literature

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Contents

The Dream of the Rood translation
25
White was his naked breast
29
Now goeth sun under wood
30
Wait a little
32
FRIAR WILLIAM HEREBERT 7 Who is This that Cometh from Edom?
33
An Orison to the Blessed Virgin
34
Advent
36
Lullay lullay little child
37
The MorningWatch
172
Peace
173
The World
175
Friends Departed
176
Night
178
The Waterfall
180
Quickness
181
The Revival
182

Christs LoveSong
38
WILLIAM LANGLAND 13 EtIncamatus Est
39
GEOFFREY CHAUCER 15 Truth
49
Love Unfeigned
50
A Poor Parson
52
ComeoutLazarus
55
Quia Amore Langueo
56
JOHN AUDELAY 21 Passion of Christ Strengthen Me
61
I sing of a maiden
63
Woefully arrayed
64
Wit wonders
65
O my heart is woe
66
Corpus Christi Carol
67
WILLIAM DUNBAR 28 Unto us a Child is Born
68
The Lord is Risen
70
SIR THOMAS MORE 30 The Measure of Love
72
A Prayer
73
EDMUND SPENSER 32 Care in Heaven
74
SIR WALTER RALEGH 34 The Passionate Mans Pilgrimage page
76
Epitaph
78
FULKE GREVILLE LORD BROOKE 36 Memento Mori
79
SIR PHILIP SIDNEY 3 8 Splendidis Longum Valedico Nugis
81
ROBERT SOUTHWELL 39 The Nativity of Christ
82
New Heaven New War
83
Upon the Image of Death
85
Hierusalem my happy home
87
WILLIAM ALABASTER 44 Incamatio est maximum Dei donum
90
THOMAS CAMPION 45 De Prqfundis
91
Seek the Lord
92
SIR HENRY WOTTON 48 A Hymn to my God
93
JOHN DONNE 49 Seek True Religion page
94
Good Lord Deliver us
95
Holy Sonnets ivi
96
The Progress of the Soul
99
A Hymn to Christ
103
A Hymn to God the Father
105
A Hymn to God the Father
106
PHINEAS FLETCHER 56 A Hymn
108
GILES FLETCHER 58 He was made Man
110
Good Friday
111
The Celestial City
112
ROBERT HERRICK 61 His Litany to the Holy Spirit
113
The White Island
114
To Keep a True Lent
115
FRANCIS QUARLES 64 On Those that Deserve It
117
Why dost thou shade thy lovely face?
118
GEORGE HERBERT 66 Redemption page
120
Prayer
122
The Temper
123
Denial
124
Dialogue
125
The Collar
126
The Flower
127
BitterSweet
129
Discipline
131
Love
132
JOHN MILTON 78 Ode on the Morning of Christs Nativity
133
On Time
141
At a Solemn Music
142
On His Blindness
143
SIDNEY GODOLPHIN 83 Hymn
146
RICHARD CRASHAW 84 An Hymn of the Nativity
148
A Hymn to Saint Teresa
151
a Postscript
157
A Letter to the Countess of Denbigh
159
ANDREW MARVELL 89 A Dialogue page
163
On a Drop of Dew
166
The Coronet
168
HENRY VAUGHAN 93 Religion
170
JOHN DRYDEN 103 Reason and Religion
183
Revelation
184
Veni Creator Spiritus
187
NATHANIEL WANLEY 106 The Invitation
189
THOMAS TRAHERNE 107 Wonder
190
Shadows in the Water
191
On News
194
no Ode page
196
Free Grace
209
The Nativity of Our Lord
223
JOHN NEWTON 127 The Name of Jesus page
225
WILLIAM COWPER 128 Walking with God
226
LovestThouMe?
227
WILLIAM BLAKE 131 The Divine Image
229
TheTyger
230
ToTirzah
231
Eternity
232
ROBERT BURNS 137 Holy Willies Prayer
233
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH 138 Guilt
237
I saw one life and felt that it was joy
238
Dedication
239
Authentic Tidings
240
SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE 142 Hymn Before Sunrise
243
PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY 143 Hymn to Intellectual Beauty
246
Mourn not for Adonais
248
ALFRED LORD TENNYSON 145 Strong Son of God page
252
O yet we trust
253
There rolls the deep
256
ROBERT BROWNING 148 Unfaith and Faith
258
AbtVogler
259
EMILY BRONTE 150 The Visionary
264
Last Lines
265
ARTHUR HUGH CLOUGH 153 The Latest Decalogue
267
COVENTRY PATMORE 154 The Toys
268
CHRISTINA ROSSETTI 155 Marvel of marvels
269
Safe where I cannot lie yet
271
A Christmas Carol
272
THOMAS HARDY 160 The Darkling Thrush
274
ROBERT BRIDGES 161 Johannes Milton Senex page
276
GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS 162 The Wreck of the Deutschland
277
Gods Grandeur
288
Pied Beauty
289
Carrion Comfort
290
No worst
291
ALICE MEYNELL 170 Christ in the Universe
292
Easter Night
293
A E HOUSMAN 172 Easter Hymn
294
MARY COLERIDGE 174 There
295
W B YEATS 176 Vacillation iiv
296
Supernatural Songs iii
297
The Black Tower
299
ERNEST DOWSON 179 Extreme Unction page
301
LIONEL JOHNSON 180 The Dark Angel
302
H LAWRENCE 181 Pax
304
SIEGFRIED SASSOON 183 Faith Unfaithful
306
EDWIN MUIR 184 The Border
307
One Foot in Eden
308
EDITH SITWELL 187 Still Falls the Rain
310
T S ELIOT 188 The Hippopotamus
312
The Journey of the Magi
313
AshWednesday iii
314
Marina
317
Little Gidding
318
JOHN BETJEMAN 193 In Westminster Abbey
327
Christmas
328
OdaquodjubesDomine page
330
Biographical Notes 3 52
352
Index of First Lines
372
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