The Home Book of Verse, American and English: With an Appendix Containing a Few Well-known Poems in Other Languages, Volume 1

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2 volume collection of the best brief poems in the English language from Spenser to the present.

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Home
8
To a NewBorn Child
9
PART VII
14
Weighing the Baby Ethel Lynn Beers
15
The Rosary of My Tears Abram 1 Ryan 3381
19
May Byron
21
Bret Harle
24
Gerald Massey
27
My Bonnie Mary
946
As Toilsome I Wandered Virginias
947
Maid of Athens Ere We Part George Gordon Byron
952
William Motherwell
958
The Dearest Poets
960
St Agnes
964
My Playmate
972
A Parting Guest
976

The White Island
28
Inter Sodales William Ernest Henley 1986
30
Gone
35
Jack and Jill
39
Robin Redbreast
45
The Rainy
49
Old Mother Hubbard
51
Dirge
54
The Moon
57
w 3106
60
Proverbs
64
The Earth and
70
21
71
When the Sleepy Man Comes Charles G D Roberts
72
A Lullaby
78
The Bonny Earl of Murray Unknown 2276
82
The Cottager to Her Infant Dorothy Wordsworth
84
MotherSong from Prince Lucifer Alfred Austin
92
My Ain Countree
95
Give Me Ale
97
THE DUTY OF CHILDREN
98
The Crust of Bread
104
Meddlesome Matty
110
A Little Work
113
PAGE
115
The Butterfly and the Bee William Lisle Boules
116
The Story of Augustus Who Would
122
Drink Today
123
Grief
124
Advice
125
James Hogg 128 Going Down Hill On a Bicycle Henry Charles
130
Vendors Song
131
Edith
135
Goodbye
136
Wishing William Allingham
138
Shadows
139
Coleridge
141
The SingingLesson coles ow
145
Nurses Song William Blake
151
The Blind Boy Colley Cibber
157
Mr Coggs Edward Verrall Lucas
167
The Duel Eugene Field
173
Sleep Silence Child William Drummond 3220
178
The Nightingale and the GlowWorm William Cowper
181
The Babes in the Wood Unknown
185
Gods Judgment on a Wicked Bishop Robert Southey
189
THE GLAD EVANGEL
201
The Power of Prayer
207
For the Baptist
208
The Burning Babe Robert Southwell
209
The Arsenal at Springfield
212
The Day is Done
213
Gates and Doors
215
The RazorSeller John Wolcot 2101
216
A Childs Song of Christmas Marjorie L C Pickihall
221
The Last Invocation
223
The Little Sister of the Prophet Marjorie L Pickihall 3071
227
FAIRYLAND
231
Fairy Song
237
The Fairy Thrall
243
Mans Days
244
Oh Mother of a Mighty Race William Cullen Bryant 2203
249
The Children
250
Out Where the West Begins Arthur Chapman 2574
251
A Childs Laughter Algernon Charles Swinburne
254
Cowpers Grave
255
The Barefoot Boy John Greenleaf Whitlicr
263
June from The Vision of Sir Laun
265
A New Poet
269
A Little While
270
A Divine Rapture Francis Quarles 3742
272
Lines Composed a few Miles above
275
To Hartley Coleridge William Wordsworth
278
2850
284
The Cry of the Children Elizabeth Barrelt Browning
288
The Garden that I Love Florence L Henderson 3441
291
SongWe only ask for sunshine llelen Hay Whilncy
294
Were Dead
296
A Song of Sherwood
297
Waiting
298
How We Learn
299
The Little Ghost
302
Pierette in Memory
304
For Charlies Sake
308
The First Snowfall James Russell Lorell
316
June
320
Cired Mothers
322
MAIDENHOOD
327
To Keep a True Lent
329
Tam OShanter
332
The Death
333
Don Quixote
348
THE
351
Around the Child Walter Sarage Landor
357
Sweet and Sour Edmund Spenser 2837
359
Ode to Duty
366
FACING THE SUNSET
367
Hope and Fear
369
The Collar
370
The Call rath
372
THE WOMAN
377
The SolitaryHearted Hartley Coleridge
384
Sacrifice
387
From Life
390
Prayer
391
In the Dark
397
STEPPING WESTWARD
398
The Fallen Star George Darley 3746
399
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
405
The Soldiers Dream
408
Forbearance
409
Ralph Waldo Emerson
411
The Cavaliers Song William Motherwell 2282
416
HOME AND FATHERLAND
417
Growing
418
Forty Years
421
Sapientia LunŠ
422
The Rubicon
424
The Second Crucifixion
426
The White Jessamine
428
Leisure
429
SongStay stay at home my heart
430
Fair Annie
431
Auspex
433
Temple Garlands
442
My Early Home John Clare 3233
447
Langsyne When Life Was Bonnie Alexander Anderson
448
The Light of Other Days Thomas Moore
454
The Higher Pantheism
455
Alone by the Hearth
460
Brown of Ossawatomie John Greenleaf Whirlier 2484
462
The I
463
The Bucket
466
Wind me a Summer Crown Menclla Bule Smedley
469
Trifles
470
Breas Break Break Alfred Tennyson
472
POEMS OF LOVE
473
Eros
474
The
475
Loves Perjuries
479
What is Love
481
Ah how Sweet it is to Love John Dryden
486
The Vine
487
Song How delicious is the winning Thomas Campbell
495
Love hath a Language
496
O Love is not a Summer Mood Richard Watson Gilder
504
Song Take it love
510
Never Give all the Heart William Butler Yeats
511
Child Child
512
Silvia
518
Arethusa
521
On Chloris Walking in the Snow William Strode
524
The Winter Glass
527
His WindingSheet
529
Song Ask me no more where Jove
530
The Fair Thief
536
Amoret
537
Eileen Aroon Gerald Griffin
550
THE MUSICMAKERS
551
Godiva
552
PAGE
553
Love in the Valley George Meredith
556
Tears
561
Marian
562
Meet we no Angels Pansie Thomas Ashe
568
At Gibraltar
572
When First I Saw Her George Edward Woodberry
573
Song This peach is pink with such
574
The Lost Sheep
577
Any Lover Any Lass Richard Middlelon
579
Song Oh Love they said is King
580
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love Christopher Marlowe
585
Wrong not Sweet Empress of
586
Agincourt Michael Drayton 2301
587
Were my Heart as some Mens are Thomas Campion
591
Song O do not wanton with those
592
The Message
593
Mediocrity in Love Rejected Thomas Carew
598
How Can the Heart forget Her Francis Davison
600
To Althea from Prison Richard Lovelace
606
Song Come Celia lets agree
612
The Harp of Sorrow
617
O Nancy wilt Thou go with Me Thomas Percy
618
Cavaliers Song
619
Let the Toast Pass
621
Take back the Virgin Page Thomas Moore
623
last
627
My Share of the World Alice Furlong
630
My Days Among them
632
When You are Old William Butler Years
637
Dover Beach 4
640
A LeaveTaking
645
Todlin Hame
650
Love Thee
651
Invictus
655
My Road
657
Amantium Irae
661
In a Rose Garden John Bennett
663
Wild Wishes
664
Be Ye in Love with AprilTide Clinton Scollard
670
Be Ye in Love with AprilTide Clinton Scollard
671
Vers la Vi
672
Heart of my Heart
676
AmÚlie Rives
677
MY LADYS LIPS
682
Take O Take Those Lips Away John Fletcher
683
I Fear Thy Kisses Gentle Maiden Percy Bysshe Shelley
688
Song The moths kiss first Robert Browning
689
Columbus
693
AT HER WINDOW
694
Nathaniel Field
695
Aubrey Thomas De Vere
701
Come into the Garden Maud ed Tennyson
708
The Widows Mite
709
A Late Lark Twitters from
710
Serenade
714
The Prime
718
Pious Selinda
721
Comin Through the Rye Robert Burns
727
On First looking into Chapmans
732
Nathaniel Parker Willis
733
Wouldnt You Like to Know John Godfrey Saxe
735
Comfort
736
404
737
Growing
742
Marriage and the Care Ot Robert Lochore
749
Kitty of Coleraine
755
God Save Elizabeth
758
Patrick R Chalmers
761
A Ballad Upon a Wedding John Suckling
767
The Lass o Gowrie Carolina Nairne
773
The Battle of Naseby Thomas Babinglon Macaulay 2392
774
The Lovers
778
The Pretty Girl of Loch Dan Samuel Ferguson
779
Mr Finneys Turnip
784
Jock of Hazeldean
786
Alice Brand
787
Mabel in New Hampshire James Thomas Fields
793
On the Late Massacre in Piedmont John Milton 2404
796
The Little Waves of Brefny Eva GoreBooth 2005
797
Riding Down
799
The Lamentable Ballad of the Bloody
802
The Prime of Life
805
Song Follow a shadow it still flies
811
Ingrateful Beauty Threatened Thomas Carew
817
The Last Redoubt
818
Wishes to His Supposed Mistress Richard Crashaw
824
Said Opie Rcad
827
Lovewells Fight
829
Song of Thyrsis
830
The Passions
836
Sorrows of Werther William Make peace Thack
838
My Last Duchess
846
The Odyssey
850
Gibraltar
851
Justine You Love me Not John Godfrey Saxe
854
To Music to Becalm his Fever Robert Herrick 3123
855
Enamored Architect of Airy
856
The Greyhorse Troop Robert W Chambers 2291
862
Unknown
863
The Water Lady
869
A Womans Last Word Robert Browning
877
Two in the Campagna Robert Brouning
884
Hans Breitmanns Party Charles Godfrey Leland 2152
891
Song I saw the days white rap
892
The Symphs Song to Hylas William Morris
895
Gifts
899
Rondel
902
The Song of the Shirt
903
La Grisette
909
Bill and
910
The Knight in Disguise Vachel Lindsay 3610
914
Face to Face
915
Fantaisie
920
Midsummer
922
The Last Memory
928
LArt
932
Song to a Fair Young Lady Going
934
Song At setting day and rising
940
Charles Dibdin
943
Lament for Culloden
944
At Parting
978
My Sorrow
983
love Frederick William Thomas 083
984
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
992
Spirit of Sadness
995
Ad Domnulam Suam Ernest Dowson 907
998
Envoy from Songs from Vaga
999
Hith a Guitar to Jane Percy Bysshe
1002
Modern Beauty
1004
Stanzas In a drearnighted
1006
A Ballad of Heroes Austin Dobson 2304
1010
Endymion
1013
Left Behind
1020
To HerUnspoken
1029
The Eagle
1030
The Dark Road
1034
Little Wild Baby
1035
The Stirrup
1039
Airly Beacon
1040
Dust
1045
Affaire dAmour
1048
The PassionFlower Margaret Fuller
1054
When the Great Gray Ships Come in Guy Welmore Carryl 2543
1055
Out of Hearing
1058
LOVE AND DEATH
1060
The Churchyard on the Sands Lord de Tabley
1067
To the Sister of Elia Walter Savage Landor 3625
1071
The Maiden City
1075
Lucy William Wordsworth
1076
Hohenlinden
1077
Oh Snatched away in Beautys
1082
I
1083
Comrades
1091
Sir Galahad
1093
At the Crossroads
1097
LCIL DCINU
1098
Now and Afterwards
1099
I Saw Thee
1100
A Little Parable
1103
Eldorado
1105
Englands Dead
1112
Day and Night my Thoughts
1114
Above Salerno
1130
What of The Darkness?
1131
To Song
1132
LOVES FULFILLMENT
1141
The GoodMorrow
1142
Song For me the jasmine buds
1148
Ex Libris
1152
Love among the Ruins
1154
Falstaffs Song
1156
Mary Beatons Song Algernon Charles Swinburne
1160
Lincoln the Man of the People Edwin Markham 3639
1161
Nocturne Amelia Josephine
1166
Yes
1172
The Good Great Man Samuel 1 aylor
1176
The KeyBoard
1177
At the Salon
1183
The Kiss
1194
Holy Matrimony John Keble
1197
Loves Calendar Wuliam Bei William Bell Scoll
1203
Glenkindie
1204
Love Reginald Heber
1210
The Wife to Her Husband Unknown
1216
An Old Mans Idyl Richard Reall
1222
0 Lay Thy Hand in Mine Dear Gerald Massey
1228
Sonnets
1232
Sonnets from Astrophel and Stella Philip Sidney
1235
The Flight
1240
Sonnets from Idea Michael Drayton
1242
Sonnets William Shakespeare
1252
Human Frailty
1254
Sunset Wings
1259
The Bourne
1260
Renouncement
1263
Love in the Winds Richard Hovey
1269
The Starry Host
1273
Sonnets from Sonnets from
1276
Venice
1279
One Word More Robert Browning
1284
The Crowing of the Red Cock Emma Lazarus 3254
1289
A Tocaita of Galuppis
1290
The World is too Much With Us William Wordsworth
1292
Battle of the Baltic
1295
Conscience Henry David Thoreau 2960
1296
Great Nature is an Army Gay Richard Walson Gilder
1298
Song When daisies pied and violets
1299
Morality
1300
Mother England
1304
DAWN AND DARK
1305
Mutability
1307
Sunrise on Mansfield Mountain Alice Brown
1311
Ye Mariners of England Thomas Campbell 2233
1315
This is My Hour
1318
Song to the Evening Star Thomas Campbell
1319
A Fancy from Fontenelle Austin Dobson 3378
1320
Epitaphs Ben Jonson 3516
1321
He Made the Night Lloyd Mifflin
1326
Nuremberg
1327
Stanzas Where forlorn sunsets flare
1334
A Starlings Spring Rondel James Cousins
1337
Somebodys Darling
1338
Bacchus
1341
An Ode on the Spring Thomas Gray
1343
Little Giffen
1345
New Life
1349
The Chambered Nautilus Oliver Wendell Holmes 2013
1354
Song April April William Watson
1355
Nearer to Thee
1357
The Veteran of Heaven
1359
Corinnas Going aMaying Robert Herrick
1361
The Sun Rises Bright in France Allan Cunningham
1369
Harvest
1370
Ripe Grain
1377
Ode to the West Wind
1378
The Land Which No
1383
November
1384
ing
1389
Snow
1390
Death
1395
Dirge for the Year Percy Bysshe Shelley
1396
The Idler
1403
The Girt Woak Tree thats in
1404
1802
1410
The Poplar Field
1411
August 1914
1412
The Cataract of Lodore Robert Southey
1420
Canadian BoatSong
1426
Hemlock Mountain
1436
The Deserted Village
1438
Hack and
1439
Summer Invocation
1443
PAGE
1445
A Garden Song
1449
Ars Victrix
1450
Hora Christi
1452
The Common Street
1453
Unguarded
1455
Seaweed
1460
Green Things Growing Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
1461
Heroes
1464
The Valor of Ben Milam Clinton Scollard 2457
1465
White Azaleas Harriet McEwen Kimball
1468
To Daffodils
1474
The Great Voices
1478
To the Dandelion
1481
al
1484
A Song the Grass Sings Charles G Blanden
1488
The Morning Glory
1494
On the Tombs in Westminster Francis Beaumont 3517
1498
A Rose
1500
A Mighty Fortress is Our God Frederick Henry Hedge 3806
1501
We are Brethren a Robert Nicoll 3035
1503
GODS CREATURES
1507
Onward Christian Soldiers Sabine BaringGould 3814
1510
The Snail
1514
TomaBedlams Poem
1516
Elegiac Stanzas
1517
The Blood Horse
1520
San Lorenzo Giustinianis Mother Alice Meynell 3775
1523
Robert of Lincoln
1528
The Hawkbit
1539
The Village Blacksmith Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 2916
1544
O Nightingale Thou Surely Art William Wordsworth
1545
To the Nightingale
1551
Whither is Gone the Wisdom
1555
To an Oriole
1557
A Dirge
1558
Constancy
1561
Celia Thaxter
1563
Today
1565
Kilmeny
1567
To a Skylark
1569
Chimney Swallows
1575
Wild Geese
1582
The Sin of Omission Margaret Sangster 2926
1585
Young Windebank
1586
Ode on a Grecian
1588
With Ships the Sea was Sprinkled William Wordsworth
1589
The Seekers
1591
A Wet Sheet and a Flowing Sea Allan Cunningham
1592
Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep Emma Hart Willard
1599
On the Quay
1605
Storm Song
1614
I Have a Rendezvous with Death Alan Seeger 2559
1615
Dirge
1616
The Ballad of Keith of Ravelston Sydney Dobcll 2736
1617
Ballad
1621
Twice
1623
Tom Bowling
1628
behold the Deeds
1632
THE SIMPLE LIFE
1634
Solitude
1635
The Churchyard
1640
The Retirement
1641
PART V
1648
An Ode to Master Anthony Stafford Thomas Randolph
1649
The Quiet Life
1654
Hunting Song
1662
My Hearts in the Highlands Robert Burns
1669
An English Mother
1673
The Song my Paddle Sings E Pauline Johnson
1676
Ave Imperatrix Oscar Wilde
1679
Afoot
1682
The Road to France
1683
A Grain of Salt
1684
The SeaGipsy
1688
GreatHeart
1689
Home
1692
The Wearin o the Green
1693
The Joys of the Road
1694
The Good Inn Herman Knickerbocker VielÚ
1700
Forward
1706
Ballade of the Primitive Jest Andrew Long
1708
To Fanny
1711
The Belle of the Ballroom Winthrop Mackworth Praed
1718
The Muses
1720
Chivalry at a Discount Edward Fitzgerald
1726
A Garden Lyric Frederick LockerLampson
1732
Dorothy
1738
The Boys
1745
MY COUNTRY
1746
Yankee Doodle
1753
Pan in Wall Street Edmund Clarence Stedman
1754
Nephilidi
1755
Mńsias Song from Farewell
1757
Ballade of Ladies Names William Ernest Henley
1761
Nell Gwynnes LookingGlass Laman Blanchard
1767
An Invocation
1768
The Harvest Waits
1775
The Cures Progress
1776
SONGS OF PRAISE
1779
Saw You Last Rose Austin Dobson
1782
Vain Virtues Dant
1784
Chiffons
1788
Clay
1789
A Pitcher of Mignonette Henry Cuyler Burner
1796
Evolution
1802
Gods Will
1806
A Letter of Advice
1809
A Dead Letter
1816
On the Death of a Favorite
1823
Should Die Tonight Arabella Eugenia Smith 3037
1824
Antony to Cleopatra William Haines Lyile 2346
1826
My Last Terrier
1829
He Fell Among Thieves Henry Newbull 2797
1830
Shakespeare William Watson 3652
1833
THE BARB OF SATIRE
1835
De Brevitate VitŠ
1836
The Ballad of Father Gilligan William Buller Yrals 2803
1837
The Marquis of Carabas
1843
Kaiser
1849
Bingen on the Rhine Caroline Elizabeth Sarah
1855
The Friend of Humanity and
1856
The Worlds Way Thomas Bailey Aldrich
1860
Invention
1861
Be True
1862
The Bells
1867
All Saints
1868
Charlie is My Darling Unknown 2273
1871
The Deacons Masterpiece Oliver Wendell
1874
Character of the Happy Warrior William Wordsworth 2035
1879
The Maiden and the Lily John Fraser
1880
A Philosopber John Kendrick Bangs 2983
1883
The Dove
1885
The Vase
1886
Man and the Ascidian
1895
No Fault in Women Robert Herrick
1901
The Woman with the Serpents
1908
The Ballad of East and West Rudyard Kipling 2830
1914
A Bakers Duzzen uv Wize Sawz Eduard Rowland Sill
1915
Elegy to the Memory of an Unfor
1916
The Character of a Happy Life Henry Wotton
1918
Stabat Mater Dolorosa Abraham Coles Ir 3779
1919
THE MIMICS
1921
Not a Sou Had he Got Richard Harris Barham
1933
The Jampot Rudyard Kipling
1939
Two Limericks
1941
Mrs Judge Jenkins
1948
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