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The Columbia anthology of British poetry, edited by Carl Woodring and James Shapiro

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The Columbia anthology of British poetry
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The Columbia anthology of British poetry
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edited by Carl Woodring and James Shapiro
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British poetry
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A compendium of British verse from Old and Middle English to the present, including the best work of poets from every corner of the British Isles, this work offers the most up-to-date and comprehensive single volume available. Unencumbered by extensive notes that divert attention from the spirit of the verse, this book allows the readers to discover the poems for themselves
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821.008
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PR1175
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.C6416 1995
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poetry
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  • 1919-2009
  • 1955-
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  • Woodring, Carl
  • Shapiro, James
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  • English poetry
  • Poésie anglaise
  • English poetry
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  • Englisch
  • English poetry
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  • Dafydd Ap Gwilym
  • May
  • translation by Arthur James Johnes
  • From The Canterbury tales, from The general prologue: what than Aprill with his shoures soote words unto Adam, his own scriveyn
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Anonymous lyrics and ballads of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
  • Money, money
  • The unquiet grave
  • The blacksmiths
  • I sing of a maiden
  • Old English Poetry.
  • Alone walking
  • Western wind
  • Meditation in winter
  • In praise of women
  • William Dunbar
  • Upon a dead man's head
  • Knowledge, acquaintance, resort, favour, with grace
  • John Skelton
  • Whose list to hunt
  • They flee from me that sometime did me seek
  • From Beowulf
  • Is it possible
  • Sir Thomas Wyatt
  • Laid in my quiet bed
  • When Windsor walls
  • So cruel prison
  • Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey
  • The ballad which Anne Askew made and sang when she was in Newgate
  • Anne Askew
  • So foul is sin and loathsome in thy sight
  • Sin and despair have so possess'd my heart
  • translation by Ruth P.M. Lehmann
  • Anne Vaughan Locke
  • Written on a wall at Woodstock
  • On monsieur's departure
  • Queen Elizabeth I
  • Gascoigne's good morrow
  • Gascoigne's woodmanship
  • George Gascoigne
  • Epithalamion From Amoretti:
  • 18: The rolling wheel, that runneth often round
  • 54: Of this world's theatre in which we stay
  • From Battle of Brunanburh
  • 67: Like as a huntsman after weary chase
  • 75: One day I wrote her name upon the strand
  • 80: After so long a race as I have run
  • Edmund Spenser
  • From Astrophel and Stella.
  • 1: Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show
  • 15: You that do search for every purling spring
  • 27: Because I oft, in dark abstracted guise
  • 31: With how sad steps, O moon thou climb'st the skies
  • 54: Because I breathe not love to ev'ry one
  • translation by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • Sir Philip Sidney
  • From Caelica.
  • 56: All my senses, like beacon's flame
  • 87: Whenas man's life, the light of human lust
  • 99: Down in the depth of mine iniquity
  • Fulke Greville
  • The nymph's reply to the shepherd
  • My body in the walls captived
  • Verses made the night before his beheading
  • Walter Ralegh
  • From The Seafarer
  • Psalm 84 : How lovely is thy dwelling
  • Psalm 100: O all you lands, the treasure of your joy
  • To the angel spirit of the most excellent Sir Philip Sidney
  • Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke
  • translation by Ezra Pound
  • Miss Mai
  • Since there's no help
  • Michael Drayton
  • The passionate shepherd to his love
  • From Elegies, by Ovid. I.iv: Thy husband to a banquet goes with me
  • I.v: In summer's heat, and mid-time of the day
  • I.xv: Envy, why carpest thou my time is spent so ill
  • III.i: An old wood stands uncut, of long years' space
  • III.vi: Either she was foul, or her attire was bad
  • Christopher Marlowe
  • From Sonnets. 18: Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
  • From Delia.
  • 23: As an unperfect actor on the stage
  • 30: When to the sessions of sweet silent thought
  • 55: Not marble, nor the gilded monuments
  • 60: Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore
  • 66: Tired with all of these, for restful death I cry
  • 73: That time of year thou mayst in me behold
  • 86: Was it proud full sail of his great verse
  • 94: They that have the pow'r to hurt, and will do none
  • 116: Let me not to the marriage of true minds
  • 129: Th'expense of spirit in a waste of shame
  • 34: When winter snows upon the golden hairs
  • 130: My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun
  • 138: When my love swears that she is made of truth
  • The phoenix and the turtle
  • William Shakespeare
  • When thou must home to shades of underground
  • Rose-cheek'd Laura, come
  • Thomas Campion
  • A winter campaign
  • O'Hussey's ode to the maguire
  • Eochaidh Ó Heóghusa
  • 39: Read in my face a volume of despairs
  • The description of Cookham
  • Aemilia Bassano Lanyer
  • To Penshurst
  • To the immortal memory and friendship of that noble pair, Sir Lucius Cary and Sir Henry Morison
  • On my first son
  • An ode to himself
  • Ben Jonson
  • The good-morrow
  • The sun rising
  • The canonization
  • 45: Care-charmer sleep, son of the sable night
  • A nocturnal upon St. Lucy's Day, being the shortest day
  • A valediction forbidding mourning
  • The Ecstasy
  • On His Mistress
  • Death be not proud
  • Batter my heart, three-person'd god
  • John Donne
  • The tears of an affectionate shepherd sick for love
  • Richard Barnfield
  • A cynic satire by
  • 46: Let others sing of knights and paladins
  • John Marston
  • From Urania. When night's black mantle
  • Am I thus conquer'd?
  • You blessed stars
  • In this strange labyrinth
  • Mary Sidney Wroth
  • Samuel Daniel
  • To The Virginian voyage
  • To My noble friend Master William Browne: of the evil time
  • Affliction
  • (IV)
  • The altar
  • Redemption
  • Easter wings
  • Jordan
  • (II)
  • The Agony
  • Love (III3)
  • George Herbert
  • Delight in disorder
  • An elegy upon the death of Doctor Donne, Dean Of Paul's
  • A rapture
  • Thomas Carew
  • To a fair lady playing with a snake
  • Of English verse
  • Go lovely rose
  • Edmund Waller
  • On the late massacre in Piedmont
  • When I consider how my light is spent
  • Methought I saw my late espousèd saint
  • Art above nature, to Julia
  • On Shakespeare
  • Lycidas
  • John Milton
  • Upon my Lady Carlisle's walking in Hampton Court garden
  • A sessions of the poets
  • John Suckling
  • The flaming heart
  • On Mr. George Herbert's book, The temple
  • On Hope
  • Richard Crashaw (written jointly with Abraham Cowley)
  • Upon Julia's clothes
  • From Hudibras, from Canto I. When civil dudgeon first grew high
  • Samuel Butler
  • Cooper's Hill
  • John Denham
  • To Lucasta, going to the wars
  • The grasshopper
  • Song: To Amarantha, that she would dishevel her hair
  • Richard Lovelace
  • Written in juice of lemon
  • The muse
  • Corinna's going a-maying
  • Abraham Cowley
  • To the most excellently accomplished Mrs. Katherine Philips
  • The retreat
  • They are all gone into the world of light
  • Henry Vaughan
  • To his coy mistress
  • An Horatian ode upon Cromwell's return from Ireland
  • On Milton's Paradise lost
  • The mower against gardens
  • Andrew Marvell
  • Robert Herrick
  • The poetress's petition
  • Margaret Lucas Cavendish, Dutchess of Newcastle
  • Macflecknoe
  • To the pious memory of the accomplished young lady Mrs. Anne Killigrew
  • A song for St. Cecilia's Day
  • John Dryden
  • On the Welsh language
  • Epitaph on her son Hector Philips
  • Friendship in Emblem
  • Katherine Fowler Philips
  • An exequy, to his matchless never to be forgotten friend
  • Innocence
  • Shadows in the water
  • Thomas Traherne
  • Epitaph on the tombstone of a child, the last of seven that died before
  • To the fair Clarinda, who made love to me, imagined more than woman
  • The disappointment
  • Aphra Behn
  • Against constancy
  • A satire against reason and mankind
  • John Wilmot
  • Henry King
  • To the ladies
  • Mary Lee, Lady Chudleigh
  • A farewell to worldly joys
  • Upon the saying that my verses were made by another
  • Anne Killigrew
  • Ardelia to melancholy
  • A nocturnal reverie
  • The circuit of Apollo
  • Anne Finch
  • Were na my hearts licht I wad die
  • The collar
  • Lady Grisell Baillie
  • Mrs. Harris's petition
  • In Sickness
  • Stella's Birthday, 1725
  • Jonathan Swift
  • The emulation
  • The repulse to Alcander
  • Sarah Fyge
  • On Sir J- S- saying in a sarcastic manner, my books would make me mad
  • Elizabeth Thomas
  • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
  • On the death of an infant of five days old
  • Elizabeth Boyd
  • The conclusion of a letter to the Rev. Mr. C
  • Written for my son, and spoken by him at his first putting on breeches
  • Mary Barber
  • On Mr. Pope's characters of women
  • Anne Ingram, Viscountess Irwin
  • Grongar Hill
  • John Dyer
  • To a young lady, with some lampreys
  • A hymn on the seasons
  • James Thomson
  • From The vanity of human wishes. Let observation, with extensive view
  • Samuel Johnson
  • Elegy written in a country churchyard
  • Thomas Gray
  • A dialogue
  • Ode to wisdom
  • Elizabeth Carter
  • Ode to evening
  • My own epitaph
  • How sleep the brave
  • A song from Shakespeare's Cymbeline
  • William Collins
  • Mira's will
  • An epistle to a lady
  • Mary Leapor
  • On a bed of Guernsey lilies
  • From Jubilate Agno. My cat Jeoffrey
  • Christopher Smart
  • When lovely woman stoops to folly
  • John Gay
  • From The deserted village. Sweet Auburn, loveliest village of the plains
  • Oliver Goldsmith
  • Light shining out of darkness
  • The Negro's complaint
  • William Cowper
  • A winter in Wales
  • Hester Lynch Salusbury Thrale Piozzi
  • Eyam
  • Anna Hunter Seward
  • Departed youth
  • Epistle to a lady: of the characters of women
  • Hannah Parkhouse Cowley
  • On the expected general rising of the French nation in 1792
  • The rights of woman
  • To Mr. S.T. Coleridge
  • Anna Letitia Aikin Barbauld
  • Sonnet written in the church-yard at Middleton in Sussex
  • On the aphorism "L'amitie est l'amour sans ailes"
  • Charlotte Turner Smith
  • The daft days
  • Robert Fergusson
  • The rape of the lock
  • From Aella. Mynstrelles songe
  • Thomas Chatterton
  • An elegy on a maiden name
  • Jane Cave Winscom
  • From The borough, from Letter I. Describe the borough
  • George Crabbe
  • The Lamb
  • The tyger
  • The little Black boy
  • The sick rose
  • Alexander Pope
  • London
  • From Milton, from preface. And did those feet in ancient time
  • Visions of the daughters of Albio
  • William Blake
  • Song, for a' that and a' that
  • To a mouse
  • Holy Willie's prayer
  • Tam O' Shanter
  • Robert Burns
  • A mother to her waking infant
  • Epitaph (here lies John Hughes and Sarah Drew)
  • A child to his sick grandfather
  • Joanna Baillie
  • Lines composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey
  • She dwelt among the untrodden ways
  • I wandered lonely as a child
  • The solitary reaper
  • Ode: Intimations of immortality from recollections of early childhood
  • The Simplon Pass
  • The world is too much with us
  • Composed upon Westminster Bridge
  • Verses addressed to imitator of first satire of the second book of Horace
  • Thought of a Briton on the subjugation of Switzerland
  • Surprised by joy
  • William Wordsworth
  • Frost at midnight
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • The Battle of Blenheim
  • Robert Southey
  • Rose Aylmer
  • Walter Savage Landor
  • Hohenlinden
  • Thomas Campbell
  • The harp that once through Tara's halls
  • Thomas Moore
  • When Maggy gangs away
  • The kiss
  • Charlotte Dacre
  • The star
  • Jane Taylor
  • Rondeau (Jenny kissed me)
  • James Henry Leigh Hunt
  • The war song of Dinas Vawr
  • Thomas Love Peacock
  • She walks in beauty
  • Darkness
  • James Hogg
  • So, we'll go no more a-roving
  • The destruction of Sennacherib
  • From Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, from Canto III. Is thy face like thy mother's, my fair child!
  • From Don Juan, from Canto I.I want a hero: an uncommon want
  • George Gordon Noel Byron, sixth Baron Byron
  • The jackdaw of Rheims
  • Richard Harris Barham
  • Ozymandias
  • Ode to the west wind
  • The cloud
  • Proud Maisie
  • Song to the men of England
  • Adonais
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • The shepherd boy
  • I am
  • John Clare
  • The image of lava
  • Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans
  • On first looking into Chapman's Homer
  • When I have fears that I may cease to be
  • Walter Scott
  • On sitting down to read King Lear once again
  • Bright star
  • Ode on a Grecian urn
  • Ode to a nightingale
  • Ode on melancholy
  • To autumn
  • La belle Dame Sans Merci
  • The eve of St. Agnes
  • John Keats
  • Sally Simkin's lament
  • To my niece Dorothy, a sleepless baby
  • Thomas Hood
  • From Horatius. Then out spake brave Horatius
  • Thomas Babington Macaulay
  • From The dream of Gerontius. Nor touch, nor taste, nor hearing hast thou now
  • John Henry Newman
  • The enchanted island
  • Letitia Elizabeth Landon
  • The talented man
  • William Mackworth Praed
  • O'Hussey's Ode to the Maguire
  • Dorothy Wordsworth
  • James Clarence Mangan
  • From Sonnets from the Portuguese. 3: Unlike are we, unlike O princely heart
  • 13: And wilt thou have me fashion into speech
  • 43: How do I love thee?
  • A musical instrument
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • From The rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. 12. A book of verses underneath the bough
  • 13: Some for the glories of this world
  • 19: I sometimes think that never blows so red
  • 27: Myself when young people did eagerly frequent
  • The rime of the Ancient Mariner
  • 68: We are no other than a moving row
  • 69: But helpless pieces of the game he plays
  • 70: The ball no question makes of ayes and noes
  • 71: The moving finger writes
  • 72: And that inverted bowl they call the sky
  • 73: With earth's first clay they did the last man knead
  • 74: Yesterday this day's madness did prepare
  • Kubla Khan
  • 54: Oh yet we trust that somehow good
  • William Ernest Henley
  • Sing me a song
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
  • From The ballad of Reading Gaol. He did not wear his scarlet coat
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Battle
  • Thirty bob a week
  • John Davidson
  • A sonnet (Two voices are there)
  • James Kenneth Stephen
  • 108: I will not shut me from my kind
  • 124: That which we date invoke to bless
  • Alfred Tennyson, First Baron Tennyson
  • My last duchess
  • Meeting at night
  • Parting at morning
  • Home-thoughts, from abroad
  • The bishop orders his tomb at Saint Praxed's Church
  • Robert Browning
  • Ulysses
  • There was an old man in a tree
  • The owl and the pussy-cat
  • The jumblies
  • Edward Lear
  • Remembrance
  • No coward soul is mine
  • Emily Jane Bronte
  • The latest decalogue
  • From Dipsychus. There is no God, the wicked saith
  • Arthur Hugh Clough
  • Tithonus
  • From A minor prophet. Tis on this theme, the vegetarian world
  • George Eliot
  • Dover Beach
  • Matthew Arnold
  • To Marguerite
  • In harmony with nature
  • Memorial verses
  • Matthew Arnold
  • To the body
  • Coventry Patmore
  • The higher pantheism --Tears, idle tears
  • Lucifer in starlight
  • From Modern love. 1: Be this he knew she wept with waking eyes
  • 30: What are we first? First, animals
  • George Meredith
  • The blessed Damozel
  • The woodspurge
  • Sudden light
  • Willowwood
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • A birthday
  • The charge of the Light Brigade
  • Song (when I am dead, my dearest)
  • Uphill
  • From Monna Innominata. Many in aftertimes will say of you
  • An echo from willow-wood
  • Cobwebs
  • Christina Georgina Rossetti
  • Ballad (The auld wife sat at her ivied door)
  • Charles Stuart Calverley
  • Jabberwocky
  • The walrus and the carpenter
  • From In memoriam. 7: Dark house
  • Lewis Carroll
  • The haystack in the floods
  • William Morris
  • William Blake
  • James Thomson
  • The yarn of the Nancy Bell
  • From Patience. Bunthorne's song
  • William Schwenck Gilbert
  • The garden of proserpine
  • The lake of Gaube
  • 27: I envy not in any moods
  • The higher pantheism in a nutshell
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • Hap
  • The darkling thrush
  • The oxen
  • Shelley's skylark
  • Channel firing
  • Neutral tones
  • Beeny Cliff
  • The convergence of the twain
  • 35: Yet if some voice that man could trust
  • Thomas Hardy
  • From Ode: we are the music makers. We are the music makers
  • Arthur William Edgar O'Shaughnessy
  • The windhover
  • Pied beauty
  • Spring and fall
  • Felix Randal
  • God's grandeur
  • Duns Scotus's Oxford
  • I wake and feel the fell of dark, not day
  • 50: Be near me when my light is low
  • Carrion comfort
  • Gerard Manley Hopkins
  • Eros
  • Low barometer
  • Robert Bridges
  • A song of derivations
  • The shepherdess
  • Alice Christiana Thompson Meynell
  • Invictus
  • I.M. Margaritae Sorori
  • Amy Levy
  • Sir Stephen Spender
  • Blue tit on a string of peanuts
  • Gone are the days
  • Norman Alexander MacCaig
  • Pisces
  • Centuries
  • Ronald Stuart Thomas
  • The force that through the green fuse drives the flower
  • Fern Hill
  • Do not go gentle into that good night
  • Ether insatiable
  • Dylan Thomas
  • Rejoinder to a critic
  • Across the bay
  • Donald Davie
  • Church going
  • Next, please
  • Aubade (I work all day, and get half-drunk at night)
  • Philip Larkin
  • Lemmings
  • Jane Austen
  • May Kendall
  • Patricia Beer
  • A word in edgeways
  • A death in the desert
  • Charles Tomlinson
  • Another September
  • Thomas Kinsella
  • Moly
  • Lines for a book
  • The man with night sweats
  • Thom Gunn
  • La Gioconda
  • A dying viper
  • Michael Field
  • Faint love
  • Nerves
  • Arthur Symons
  • The lake isle of Innisfree
  • Reveille
  • The second coming
  • Sailing to Byzantium
  • Leda and the swan
  • Among school children
  • Coole Park, 1929
  • Crazy Jane talks with the bishop
  • Lapis Lazuli
  • William Butler Yeats
  • Tommy
  • The king
  • Terence, this is stupid stuff
  • Recessional
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • The church of a dream
  • Lionel Johnson
  • Non sum qualis eram bonae sub regno cynarae
  • vitae summa brevis spem nos vetat incohare longam
  • Ernest Dowson
  • Harebell and Pansy
  • The unreturning spring
  • Laurence Binyon
  • A.E. Housman
  • The farmer's bride
  • Charlotte Mew
  • Response to Rimbaud's Later manner
  • Thomas Sturge Moore
  • As the team's head-brass
  • October
  • Edward Thomas
  • Cargoes
  • Sea-fever
  • The west wind
  • From The hound of heaven. I fled him, down the nights and down the days
  • John Mansfield
  • Piano
  • Snake
  • Bavarian Gentians
  • Love on the farm
  • David Herbert Lawrence
  • Scotland 1941
  • The horse
  • Edwin Muir
  • The soldier
  • Francis Thompson
  • Rupert Chawner Brooke
  • Still falls the rain
  • Edith Sitwell
  • From The wasteland. I. The burial of the dead
  • Marina
  • From Four quartets. IV. Little Gidding
  • Thomas Stearns Eliot
  • Break of the day in the trenches
  • Isaac Rosenberg
  • Ex vermibus
  • The witch
  • With the herring fishers
  • Lourd on my hert
  • Hugh MacDiarmid
  • Anthem for doomed youth
  • Dulce et decorum est
  • Wilfred Owen
  • The face in the mirror
  • Not at home
  • Robert von Ranke Graves
  • Not waving but drowning
  • Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
  • Away, melancholy
  • Stevie Smith
  • Poem for an anniversary
  • Cecil Day-Lewis
  • Spraying the potatoes
  • Epic
  • The hospital
  • Patrick Kavanagh
  • The licorice fields at Pontefract
  • Huxley Hall
  • Epitaph on a commonplace person who died in bed
  • Sir John Betjeman
  • Musée des beaux arts
  • In memory of W.B. Yeats
  • Wystan Hugh Auden
  • Bagpipe music
  • Elegy for minor poets
  • Louis MacNeice
  • Once alien here
  • John Hewitt
  • The truly great
  • On not being Milton
  • Study
  • Tony Harrison
  • Itherness
  • Ellie McDonald
  • Follower
  • The Tollund man
  • A new song
  • From the frontier of writing
  • Seamus Heaney
  • A modest proposal
  • Freeze-up
  • To Derek Mahon
  • Michael Longley
  • A disused shed in Co. Wexford
  • An unborn child
  • Derek Mahon
  • Wife who smashed television gets jail
  • Paul Durcan
  • Father and sons
  • Tom Leonard
  • To paint a water lily
  • The pomegranate
  • Eavan Boland
  • The grim sisters
  • Liz Lochhead
  • The garden of Proserpine
  • Veronica Forrest-Thomson
  • Slate Street School
  • Ciaran Carson
  • The impossible pictures
  • Tom Pauline
  • Moon-hops
  • The orchid house
  • The sitting
  • Medbh McCaughan McGuckian
  • Sushi
  • The briefcase
  • Leaba Shioda
  • Labsheedy (the silken bed)
  • Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill
  • A childish prank
  • Ted Hughes
  • Requiem for the Plantagenet kings
  • Ovid in the Third Reich
  • Geoffrey Hill
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24 cm
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xxxi, 891 pages
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9780231101806
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The Columbia anthology of British poetry, edited by Carl Woodring and James Shapiro
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Includes indexes
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Contents
  • Dafydd Ap Gwilym
  • May
  • translation by Arthur James Johnes
  • From The Canterbury tales, from The general prologue: what than Aprill with his shoures soote words unto Adam, his own scriveyn
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Anonymous lyrics and ballads of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
  • Money, money
  • The unquiet grave
  • The blacksmiths
  • I sing of a maiden
  • Old English Poetry.
  • Alone walking
  • Western wind
  • Meditation in winter
  • In praise of women
  • William Dunbar
  • Upon a dead man's head
  • Knowledge, acquaintance, resort, favour, with grace
  • John Skelton
  • Whose list to hunt
  • They flee from me that sometime did me seek
  • From Beowulf
  • Is it possible
  • Sir Thomas Wyatt
  • Laid in my quiet bed
  • When Windsor walls
  • So cruel prison
  • Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey
  • The ballad which Anne Askew made and sang when she was in Newgate
  • Anne Askew
  • So foul is sin and loathsome in thy sight
  • Sin and despair have so possess'd my heart
  • translation by Ruth P.M. Lehmann
  • Anne Vaughan Locke
  • Written on a wall at Woodstock
  • On monsieur's departure
  • Queen Elizabeth I
  • Gascoigne's good morrow
  • Gascoigne's woodmanship
  • George Gascoigne
  • Epithalamion From Amoretti:
  • 18: The rolling wheel, that runneth often round
  • 54: Of this world's theatre in which we stay
  • From Battle of Brunanburh
  • 67: Like as a huntsman after weary chase
  • 75: One day I wrote her name upon the strand
  • 80: After so long a race as I have run
  • Edmund Spenser
  • From Astrophel and Stella.
  • 1: Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show
  • 15: You that do search for every purling spring
  • 27: Because I oft, in dark abstracted guise
  • 31: With how sad steps, O moon thou climb'st the skies
  • 54: Because I breathe not love to ev'ry one
  • translation by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • Sir Philip Sidney
  • From Caelica.
  • 56: All my senses, like beacon's flame
  • 87: Whenas man's life, the light of human lust
  • 99: Down in the depth of mine iniquity
  • Fulke Greville
  • The nymph's reply to the shepherd
  • My body in the walls captived
  • Verses made the night before his beheading
  • Walter Ralegh
  • From The Seafarer
  • Psalm 84 : How lovely is thy dwelling
  • Psalm 100: O all you lands, the treasure of your joy
  • To the angel spirit of the most excellent Sir Philip Sidney
  • Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke
  • translation by Ezra Pound
  • Miss Mai
  • Since there's no help
  • Michael Drayton
  • The passionate shepherd to his love
  • From Elegies, by Ovid. I.iv: Thy husband to a banquet goes with me
  • I.v: In summer's heat, and mid-time of the day
  • I.xv: Envy, why carpest thou my time is spent so ill
  • III.i: An old wood stands uncut, of long years' space
  • III.vi: Either she was foul, or her attire was bad
  • Christopher Marlowe
  • From Sonnets. 18: Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
  • From Delia.
  • 23: As an unperfect actor on the stage
  • 30: When to the sessions of sweet silent thought
  • 55: Not marble, nor the gilded monuments
  • 60: Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore
  • 66: Tired with all of these, for restful death I cry
  • 73: That time of year thou mayst in me behold
  • 86: Was it proud full sail of his great verse
  • 94: They that have the pow'r to hurt, and will do none
  • 116: Let me not to the marriage of true minds
  • 129: Th'expense of spirit in a waste of shame
  • 34: When winter snows upon the golden hairs
  • 130: My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun
  • 138: When my love swears that she is made of truth
  • The phoenix and the turtle
  • William Shakespeare
  • When thou must home to shades of underground
  • Rose-cheek'd Laura, come
  • Thomas Campion
  • A winter campaign
  • O'Hussey's ode to the maguire
  • Eochaidh Ó Heóghusa
  • 39: Read in my face a volume of despairs
  • The description of Cookham
  • Aemilia Bassano Lanyer
  • To Penshurst
  • To the immortal memory and friendship of that noble pair, Sir Lucius Cary and Sir Henry Morison
  • On my first son
  • An ode to himself
  • Ben Jonson
  • The good-morrow
  • The sun rising
  • The canonization
  • 45: Care-charmer sleep, son of the sable night
  • A nocturnal upon St. Lucy's Day, being the shortest day
  • A valediction forbidding mourning
  • The Ecstasy
  • On His Mistress
  • Death be not proud
  • Batter my heart, three-person'd god
  • John Donne
  • The tears of an affectionate shepherd sick for love
  • Richard Barnfield
  • A cynic satire by
  • 46: Let others sing of knights and paladins
  • John Marston
  • From Urania. When night's black mantle
  • Am I thus conquer'd?
  • You blessed stars
  • In this strange labyrinth
  • Mary Sidney Wroth
  • Samuel Daniel
  • To The Virginian voyage
  • To My noble friend Master William Browne: of the evil time
  • Affliction
  • (IV)
  • The altar
  • Redemption
  • Easter wings
  • Jordan
  • (II)
  • The Agony
  • Love (III3)
  • George Herbert
  • Delight in disorder
  • An elegy upon the death of Doctor Donne, Dean Of Paul's
  • A rapture
  • Thomas Carew
  • To a fair lady playing with a snake
  • Of English verse
  • Go lovely rose
  • Edmund Waller
  • On the late massacre in Piedmont
  • When I consider how my light is spent
  • Methought I saw my late espousèd saint
  • Art above nature, to Julia
  • On Shakespeare
  • Lycidas
  • John Milton
  • Upon my Lady Carlisle's walking in Hampton Court garden
  • A sessions of the poets
  • John Suckling
  • The flaming heart
  • On Mr. George Herbert's book, The temple
  • On Hope
  • Richard Crashaw (written jointly with Abraham Cowley)
  • Upon Julia's clothes
  • From Hudibras, from Canto I. When civil dudgeon first grew high
  • Samuel Butler
  • Cooper's Hill
  • John Denham
  • To Lucasta, going to the wars
  • The grasshopper
  • Song: To Amarantha, that she would dishevel her hair
  • Richard Lovelace
  • Written in juice of lemon
  • The muse
  • Corinna's going a-maying
  • Abraham Cowley
  • To the most excellently accomplished Mrs. Katherine Philips
  • The retreat
  • They are all gone into the world of light
  • Henry Vaughan
  • To his coy mistress
  • An Horatian ode upon Cromwell's return from Ireland
  • On Milton's Paradise lost
  • The mower against gardens
  • Andrew Marvell
  • Robert Herrick
  • The poetress's petition
  • Margaret Lucas Cavendish, Dutchess of Newcastle
  • Macflecknoe
  • To the pious memory of the accomplished young lady Mrs. Anne Killigrew
  • A song for St. Cecilia's Day
  • John Dryden
  • On the Welsh language
  • Epitaph on her son Hector Philips
  • Friendship in Emblem
  • Katherine Fowler Philips
  • An exequy, to his matchless never to be forgotten friend
  • Innocence
  • Shadows in the water
  • Thomas Traherne
  • Epitaph on the tombstone of a child, the last of seven that died before
  • To the fair Clarinda, who made love to me, imagined more than woman
  • The disappointment
  • Aphra Behn
  • Against constancy
  • A satire against reason and mankind
  • John Wilmot
  • Henry King
  • To the ladies
  • Mary Lee, Lady Chudleigh
  • A farewell to worldly joys
  • Upon the saying that my verses were made by another
  • Anne Killigrew
  • Ardelia to melancholy
  • A nocturnal reverie
  • The circuit of Apollo
  • Anne Finch
  • Were na my hearts licht I wad die
  • The collar
  • Lady Grisell Baillie
  • Mrs. Harris's petition
  • In Sickness
  • Stella's Birthday, 1725
  • Jonathan Swift
  • The emulation
  • The repulse to Alcander
  • Sarah Fyge
  • On Sir J- S- saying in a sarcastic manner, my books would make me mad
  • Elizabeth Thomas
  • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
  • On the death of an infant of five days old
  • Elizabeth Boyd
  • The conclusion of a letter to the Rev. Mr. C
  • Written for my son, and spoken by him at his first putting on breeches
  • Mary Barber
  • On Mr. Pope's characters of women
  • Anne Ingram, Viscountess Irwin
  • Grongar Hill
  • John Dyer
  • To a young lady, with some lampreys
  • A hymn on the seasons
  • James Thomson
  • From The vanity of human wishes. Let observation, with extensive view
  • Samuel Johnson
  • Elegy written in a country churchyard
  • Thomas Gray
  • A dialogue
  • Ode to wisdom
  • Elizabeth Carter
  • Ode to evening
  • My own epitaph
  • How sleep the brave
  • A song from Shakespeare's Cymbeline
  • William Collins
  • Mira's will
  • An epistle to a lady
  • Mary Leapor
  • On a bed of Guernsey lilies
  • From Jubilate Agno. My cat Jeoffrey
  • Christopher Smart
  • When lovely woman stoops to folly
  • John Gay
  • From The deserted village. Sweet Auburn, loveliest village of the plains
  • Oliver Goldsmith
  • Light shining out of darkness
  • The Negro's complaint
  • William Cowper
  • A winter in Wales
  • Hester Lynch Salusbury Thrale Piozzi
  • Eyam
  • Anna Hunter Seward
  • Departed youth
  • Epistle to a lady: of the characters of women
  • Hannah Parkhouse Cowley
  • On the expected general rising of the French nation in 1792
  • The rights of woman
  • To Mr. S.T. Coleridge
  • Anna Letitia Aikin Barbauld
  • Sonnet written in the church-yard at Middleton in Sussex
  • On the aphorism "L'amitie est l'amour sans ailes"
  • Charlotte Turner Smith
  • The daft days
  • Robert Fergusson
  • The rape of the lock
  • From Aella. Mynstrelles songe
  • Thomas Chatterton
  • An elegy on a maiden name
  • Jane Cave Winscom
  • From The borough, from Letter I. Describe the borough
  • George Crabbe
  • The Lamb
  • The tyger
  • The little Black boy
  • The sick rose
  • Alexander Pope
  • London
  • From Milton, from preface. And did those feet in ancient time
  • Visions of the daughters of Albio
  • William Blake
  • Song, for a' that and a' that
  • To a mouse
  • Holy Willie's prayer
  • Tam O' Shanter
  • Robert Burns
  • A mother to her waking infant
  • Epitaph (here lies John Hughes and Sarah Drew)
  • A child to his sick grandfather
  • Joanna Baillie
  • Lines composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey
  • She dwelt among the untrodden ways
  • I wandered lonely as a child
  • The solitary reaper
  • Ode: Intimations of immortality from recollections of early childhood
  • The Simplon Pass
  • The world is too much with us
  • Composed upon Westminster Bridge
  • Verses addressed to imitator of first satire of the second book of Horace
  • Thought of a Briton on the subjugation of Switzerland
  • Surprised by joy
  • William Wordsworth
  • Frost at midnight
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • The Battle of Blenheim
  • Robert Southey
  • Rose Aylmer
  • Walter Savage Landor
  • Hohenlinden
  • Thomas Campbell
  • The harp that once through Tara's halls
  • Thomas Moore
  • When Maggy gangs away
  • The kiss
  • Charlotte Dacre
  • The star
  • Jane Taylor
  • Rondeau (Jenny kissed me)
  • James Henry Leigh Hunt
  • The war song of Dinas Vawr
  • Thomas Love Peacock
  • She walks in beauty
  • Darkness
  • James Hogg
  • So, we'll go no more a-roving
  • The destruction of Sennacherib
  • From Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, from Canto III. Is thy face like thy mother's, my fair child!
  • From Don Juan, from Canto I.I want a hero: an uncommon want
  • George Gordon Noel Byron, sixth Baron Byron
  • The jackdaw of Rheims
  • Richard Harris Barham
  • Ozymandias
  • Ode to the west wind
  • The cloud
  • Proud Maisie
  • Song to the men of England
  • Adonais
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • The shepherd boy
  • I am
  • John Clare
  • The image of lava
  • Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans
  • On first looking into Chapman's Homer
  • When I have fears that I may cease to be
  • Walter Scott
  • On sitting down to read King Lear once again
  • Bright star
  • Ode on a Grecian urn
  • Ode to a nightingale
  • Ode on melancholy
  • To autumn
  • La belle Dame Sans Merci
  • The eve of St. Agnes
  • John Keats
  • Sally Simkin's lament
  • To my niece Dorothy, a sleepless baby
  • Thomas Hood
  • From Horatius. Then out spake brave Horatius
  • Thomas Babington Macaulay
  • From The dream of Gerontius. Nor touch, nor taste, nor hearing hast thou now
  • John Henry Newman
  • The enchanted island
  • Letitia Elizabeth Landon
  • The talented man
  • William Mackworth Praed
  • O'Hussey's Ode to the Maguire
  • Dorothy Wordsworth
  • James Clarence Mangan
  • From Sonnets from the Portuguese. 3: Unlike are we, unlike O princely heart
  • 13: And wilt thou have me fashion into speech
  • 43: How do I love thee?
  • A musical instrument
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • From The rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. 12. A book of verses underneath the bough
  • 13: Some for the glories of this world
  • 19: I sometimes think that never blows so red
  • 27: Myself when young people did eagerly frequent
  • The rime of the Ancient Mariner
  • 68: We are no other than a moving row
  • 69: But helpless pieces of the game he plays
  • 70: The ball no question makes of ayes and noes
  • 71: The moving finger writes
  • 72: And that inverted bowl they call the sky
  • 73: With earth's first clay they did the last man knead
  • 74: Yesterday this day's madness did prepare
  • Kubla Khan
  • 54: Oh yet we trust that somehow good
  • William Ernest Henley
  • Sing me a song
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
  • From The ballad of Reading Gaol. He did not wear his scarlet coat
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Battle
  • Thirty bob a week
  • John Davidson
  • A sonnet (Two voices are there)
  • James Kenneth Stephen
  • 108: I will not shut me from my kind
  • 124: That which we date invoke to bless
  • Alfred Tennyson, First Baron Tennyson
  • My last duchess
  • Meeting at night
  • Parting at morning
  • Home-thoughts, from abroad
  • The bishop orders his tomb at Saint Praxed's Church
  • Robert Browning
  • Ulysses
  • There was an old man in a tree
  • The owl and the pussy-cat
  • The jumblies
  • Edward Lear
  • Remembrance
  • No coward soul is mine
  • Emily Jane Bronte
  • The latest decalogue
  • From Dipsychus. There is no God, the wicked saith
  • Arthur Hugh Clough
  • Tithonus
  • From A minor prophet. Tis on this theme, the vegetarian world
  • George Eliot
  • Dover Beach
  • Matthew Arnold
  • To Marguerite
  • In harmony with nature
  • Memorial verses
  • Matthew Arnold
  • To the body
  • Coventry Patmore
  • The higher pantheism --Tears, idle tears
  • Lucifer in starlight
  • From Modern love. 1: Be this he knew she wept with waking eyes
  • 30: What are we first? First, animals
  • George Meredith
  • The blessed Damozel
  • The woodspurge
  • Sudden light
  • Willowwood
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • A birthday
  • The charge of the Light Brigade
  • Song (when I am dead, my dearest)
  • Uphill
  • From Monna Innominata. Many in aftertimes will say of you
  • An echo from willow-wood
  • Cobwebs
  • Christina Georgina Rossetti
  • Ballad (The auld wife sat at her ivied door)
  • Charles Stuart Calverley
  • Jabberwocky
  • The walrus and the carpenter
  • From In memoriam. 7: Dark house
  • Lewis Carroll
  • The haystack in the floods
  • William Morris
  • William Blake
  • James Thomson
  • The yarn of the Nancy Bell
  • From Patience. Bunthorne's song
  • William Schwenck Gilbert
  • The garden of proserpine
  • The lake of Gaube
  • 27: I envy not in any moods
  • The higher pantheism in a nutshell
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • Hap
  • The darkling thrush
  • The oxen
  • Shelley's skylark
  • Channel firing
  • Neutral tones
  • Beeny Cliff
  • The convergence of the twain
  • 35: Yet if some voice that man could trust
  • Thomas Hardy
  • From Ode: we are the music makers. We are the music makers
  • Arthur William Edgar O'Shaughnessy
  • The windhover
  • Pied beauty
  • Spring and fall
  • Felix Randal
  • God's grandeur
  • Duns Scotus's Oxford
  • I wake and feel the fell of dark, not day
  • 50: Be near me when my light is low
  • Carrion comfort
  • Gerard Manley Hopkins
  • Eros
  • Low barometer
  • Robert Bridges
  • A song of derivations
  • The shepherdess
  • Alice Christiana Thompson Meynell
  • Invictus
  • I.M. Margaritae Sorori
  • Amy Levy
  • Sir Stephen Spender
  • Blue tit on a string of peanuts
  • Gone are the days
  • Norman Alexander MacCaig
  • Pisces
  • Centuries
  • Ronald Stuart Thomas
  • The force that through the green fuse drives the flower
  • Fern Hill
  • Do not go gentle into that good night
  • Ether insatiable
  • Dylan Thomas
  • Rejoinder to a critic
  • Across the bay
  • Donald Davie
  • Church going
  • Next, please
  • Aubade (I work all day, and get half-drunk at night)
  • Philip Larkin
  • Lemmings
  • Jane Austen
  • May Kendall
  • Patricia Beer
  • A word in edgeways
  • A death in the desert
  • Charles Tomlinson
  • Another September
  • Thomas Kinsella
  • Moly
  • Lines for a book
  • The man with night sweats
  • Thom Gunn
  • La Gioconda
  • A dying viper
  • Michael Field
  • Faint love
  • Nerves
  • Arthur Symons
  • The lake isle of Innisfree
  • Reveille
  • The second coming
  • Sailing to Byzantium
  • Leda and the swan
  • Among school children
  • Coole Park, 1929
  • Crazy Jane talks with the bishop
  • Lapis Lazuli
  • William Butler Yeats
  • Tommy
  • The king
  • Terence, this is stupid stuff
  • Recessional
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • The church of a dream
  • Lionel Johnson
  • Non sum qualis eram bonae sub regno cynarae
  • vitae summa brevis spem nos vetat incohare longam
  • Ernest Dowson
  • Harebell and Pansy
  • The unreturning spring
  • Laurence Binyon
  • A.E. Housman
  • The farmer's bride
  • Charlotte Mew
  • Response to Rimbaud's Later manner
  • Thomas Sturge Moore
  • As the team's head-brass
  • October
  • Edward Thomas
  • Cargoes
  • Sea-fever
  • The west wind
  • From The hound of heaven. I fled him, down the nights and down the days
  • John Mansfield
  • Piano
  • Snake
  • Bavarian Gentians
  • Love on the farm
  • David Herbert Lawrence
  • Scotland 1941
  • The horse
  • Edwin Muir
  • The soldier
  • Francis Thompson
  • Rupert Chawner Brooke
  • Still falls the rain
  • Edith Sitwell
  • From The wasteland. I. The burial of the dead
  • Marina
  • From Four quartets. IV. Little Gidding
  • Thomas Stearns Eliot
  • Break of the day in the trenches
  • Isaac Rosenberg
  • Ex vermibus
  • The witch
  • With the herring fishers
  • Lourd on my hert
  • Hugh MacDiarmid
  • Anthem for doomed youth
  • Dulce et decorum est
  • Wilfred Owen
  • The face in the mirror
  • Not at home
  • Robert von Ranke Graves
  • Not waving but drowning
  • Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
  • Away, melancholy
  • Stevie Smith
  • Poem for an anniversary
  • Cecil Day-Lewis
  • Spraying the potatoes
  • Epic
  • The hospital
  • Patrick Kavanagh
  • The licorice fields at Pontefract
  • Huxley Hall
  • Epitaph on a commonplace person who died in bed
  • Sir John Betjeman
  • Musée des beaux arts
  • In memory of W.B. Yeats
  • Wystan Hugh Auden
  • Bagpipe music
  • Elegy for minor poets
  • Louis MacNeice
  • Once alien here
  • John Hewitt
  • The truly great
  • On not being Milton
  • Study
  • Tony Harrison
  • Itherness
  • Ellie McDonald
  • Follower
  • The Tollund man
  • A new song
  • From the frontier of writing
  • Seamus Heaney
  • A modest proposal
  • Freeze-up
  • To Derek Mahon
  • Michael Longley
  • A disused shed in Co. Wexford
  • An unborn child
  • Derek Mahon
  • Wife who smashed television gets jail
  • Paul Durcan
  • Father and sons
  • Tom Leonard
  • To paint a water lily
  • The pomegranate
  • Eavan Boland
  • The grim sisters
  • Liz Lochhead
  • The garden of Proserpine
  • Veronica Forrest-Thomson
  • Slate Street School
  • Ciaran Carson
  • The impossible pictures
  • Tom Pauline
  • Moon-hops
  • The orchid house
  • The sitting
  • Medbh McCaughan McGuckian
  • Sushi
  • The briefcase
  • Leaba Shioda
  • Labsheedy (the silken bed)
  • Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill
  • A childish prank
  • Ted Hughes
  • Requiem for the Plantagenet kings
  • Ovid in the Third Reich
  • Geoffrey Hill
Control code
ocm31662214
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxi, 891 pages
Isbn
9780231101806
Lccn
94046333
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o31662214
  • (OCoLC)31662214

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