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Tables of Contents for The Victorians
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
List of Authors
xxx
 
Acknowledgements
xxxii
 
Introduction
xxxv
 
Anon. Street Ballads
1
8
Albert's Fashions, and Description of England
1
2
Arrived at Last: An Heir to the Throne of England
3
1
Have You Been to the Chrystal Palace
4
2
A Chapter of Cheats, or The Roguery of Every Trade
6
1
The Cotton Lords of Preston
7
2
Eliza Lynn Linton (1822--98) with W. H. Wills (1810--80)
9
5
Street Minstrelsy (Household Words, 21 May 1859)
10
4
William Wordsworth (1770--1850)
14
3
`A Poet! -- He hath put his heart to school'
15
1
`The most alluring clouds that mount the sky'
15
1
On the Projected Kendal and Windermere Railway
15
1
`Forth from a jutting ridge, around whose base'
16
1
Illustrated Books and Newspapers
16
1
Walter Savage Landor (1775--1864)
17
2
`Twenty years hence my eyes may grow'
17
1
`Yes; I write verses now and then'
17
1
To Robert Browning
18
1
Ebenezer Elliott (1781--1849)
19
2
Sonnet (`In these days, every mother's son or daughter')
19
1
Woman
20
1
Epigram (`What is a communist?')
20
1
Song (`Donought would have everything')
20
1
Leigh Hunt (1784--1859)
21
2
Abou Ben Adhem
22
1
Rondeau (`Jenny kiss'd me')
22
1
On the Death of His Son Vincent
23
1
Charlotte Elliott (1789--1871)
23
2
Just As I am
24
1
Thy Will Be Done
24
1
John Keble (1792--1866)
25
4
Morning
26
1
Septuagesima Sunday
27
1
The Purification
28
1
Holy Matrimony
29
1
John Clare (1793--1864)
29
10
Song (`I wish I was where I would be')
30
1
`Here is the scenes the rural poet made'
31
1
I've Had Many & CR
31
1
Sonnet: The Nightingale
32
1
Sonnet: `I Am'
32
1
The Round Oak
32
1
Sonnet: The Crow
33
1
Pleasant Sounds
33
1
To Miss Mary Ann C.
33
1
The Bean Field
34
1
Song (`Sweet is the violet scented pea')
34
1
`There is a charm in Solitude that Cheers'
35
1
`There's music in the songs of birds'
35
1
Song (`The hurly burly wind')
36
1
The Dark Days of Autumn
37
1
Song (`O sweet is the song o' the Thrush i' the spring mornings')
37
1
The Nursery Garden
38
1
Fragment (`Vetches; both yellow, and blue')
38
1
The Rawk o' the Autumn
39
1
Henry Francis Lyte (1793--1847)
39
2
Abide With Me
40
1
Janet Hamilton (1795--1873)
41
2
Woman
41
1
The Horrors of War: Verses Suggested by the War in the Crimea, 1854
42
1
Our Local Scenery
42
1
Comparative Slavery
43
1
Thomas Carlyle (1795--1881)
43
10
Luther's Psalm (Fraser's Magazine, 1831)
43
4
Clothes for Thoughts and Thoughts on Clothes (From: Sartor Resartus [1833--4], 1838)
47
6
Mary Sewell (1797--1884)
53
2
The London Attic (Another Story)
53
2
James Henry (1798--1876)
55
5
`The Roman Lyrist's soul, 'tis said'
55
1
`Odds bobs, brother Tom, do you know, by the Powers'
56
1
`I am a versemaker by trade'
56
1
`Two hundred men and eighteen killed'
57
1
`I am the pink of courtesy'
58
2
Mary Howitt (1799--1888)
60
1
The Barley-Mowers' Song
60
1
Thomas Hood (1799--1845)
61
6
A Drop of Gin
62
1
The Song of the Shirt
63
2
The Bridge of Sighs
65
1
I Remember, I Remember
66
1
Charles (Lord) Neaves (1800--76)
67
4
Grimm's Law: A New Song
67
2
O Why Should a Woman Not Get a Degree": On Female Graduation and Ladies' Lectures
69
1
Let Us All Be Unhappy on Sunday: A Lyric for Saturday Night
70
1
T. B. Macaulay (1800--59)
71
8
Horatius: A Lay Made About the Year of the City CCCLX
72
7
William Barnes (1801--86)
79
10
The Blackbird
80
1
Vellen the Tree
81
1
Christmas Invitation
81
1
Keepen up o' Chris'mas
82
1
The Vaices That Be Gone
83
1
Rustic Childhood
83
1
My Orchet n Linden Lea
84
1
The Bean Vield
85
1
Lwonesomeness
86
1
Winter Weather
86
1
Winter Weather
87
1
The Vield Path
88
1
The Field Path
89
1
John Henry Newman (1801--90)
89
21
The Pillar of the Cloud
90
1
The Dream of Gerontius
91
19
L.E.L.: Letitia Elizabeth Landon (1802--38)
110
9
Songs
110
1
`I loved her! and Her azure eyes'
110
1
`A mouth that is itself a rose'
110
1
`I send back thy letters'
111
1
`As steals the dew along the flower'
111
1
Subjects for Pictures
111
2
The Banquet of Aspasia and Pericles
111
1
Calypso Watching the Ocean
112
1
The Moorish Maiden's Vigil
113
2
A Suttee
115
1
Felicia Hemans
116
1
The Factory: 'Tis an Accursed Thing!
117
2
Winthrop Mackworth Praed (1802--39)
119
3
Letters From Teignmouth II: Private Theatricals
119
2
To Helen: With Crabbe's Poems, a Birthday Present
121
1
To Helen: With Southey's Poems
121
1
To Helen
122
1
Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803--49)
122
3
Song. By Female Voices
123
1
Athulf's Song
123
1
A Crocodile
124
1
Insignificance of the World
124
1
Sad and Cheerful Songs Contrasted
124
1
Sonnet: To Tartar, a Terrier Beauty
125
1
James Clarence Mangan (1803--49)
125
5
Twenty Golden Years Ago
126
1
Siberia
127
1
The Night is Falling
128
1
Gone in the Wind
129
1
Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803--73)
130
3
The Soul of Books
130
3
Robert Stephen Hawker (1803--75)
133
2
To Alfred Tennyson, Laureate, D.C.L.: On His `Idylls of the King'
134
1
A Croon on Hennacliff
134
1
R. E. Egerton-Warburton (1804--91)
135
5
The Paper Knife
136
1
Modern Chivalry
137
1
A New Denomination
137
1
A Lawyer's Bill
138
1
Past and Present
138
1
`Il Sonnetto'
138
1
My Dentist
139
1
Sarah Flower Adams (1805--48)
140
1
Nearer, My God, to Thee
140
1
Thomas Cooper (1805--92)
141
7
Chartist Chaunt
142
1
Chartist Song
142
1
Chrtist Poets: Chartist Life: 1842 (From: The Life of Thomas Cooper, Written by Himself, 1872)
143
5
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806--61)
148
26
Felicia Hemans. To L.E.L., Referring to Her Monody on That Poetess
149
1
Cowper's Grave
150
2
To George Sand: A Desire
152
1
To George Sand: A Recognition
152
1
The Cry of the Children
152
1
L.E.L.'s Last Question
152
4
The Runaway Slave at Pilgrim's Point
156
1
Sonnets From the Portuguese
157
9
`What can I give thee back, O liberal'
163
1
`And wilt thou have me fashion into speech'
163
1
`I never gave a lock of hair away'
163
1
`Let the world's sharpness like a clasping knife'
164
1
`My own Beloved, who hast lifted me'
164
1
`My letters! All dead paper,...mute and white!'
164
1
`First time he kissed me, he but only kissed'
165
1
`How do I love thee? Let me count the ways'
165
1
`Beloved, thou hast brought me many flowers'
165
1
From: Aurora Leigh. First Book
166
7
A Musical Instrument
173
1
Frederick Tennyson (1807--98)
174
2
Ten Years Ago
175
1
Peaceful Rest
175
1
Old Age
176
1
Caroline Norton (1808--77)
176
2
My Heart is Like a Withered Nut!
177
1
I Was Not False to Thee
177
1
Sonnet XIII. The Weaver
178
1
Charles (Tennyson) Turner (1808--79)
178
4
The Vacant Cage
179
1
The Vacant Cage (Continued)
179
1
The Critics at Gethsemane
180
1
The `Higher Criticism'
180
1
Leben Jesu and vie de Jesus
180
1
Alice Wade Versus Small-Pox
181
1
On Seeing a Little Child Spin a Coin of Alexander the Great
181
1
Letty's Globe
182
1
Edward Fitzgerald (1809--83)
182
9
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, the Astronomer-Poet of Persia
183
8
Fanny Kemble (1809--93)
191
2
Song (`Pass thy hand through my hair, love')
192
1
Sonnet (`What is my lady like?')
192
1
The Black Wallflower
193
1
Alfred (Lord) Tennyson (1809--92)
193
102
The Lady of Shalott
195
2
The Palace of Art
197
6
St Simeon Stylites
203
5
Ulysses
208
1
Morte d'Arthur
209
5
`Break, Break, Break'
214
1
Lady Clara Vere de Vere
215
1
The Poet's Song
216
1
The New Timon, and the Poets
216
1
After-Thought
216
1
From: The Princess, A Medley
217
1
`Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean'
217
1
`Now sleeps the crimson Petal, now the white'
217
1
`Come down, O maid, from yonder mountain height'
218
1
In Memoriam
218
34
Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington
252
6
The Brook: An Idyl
258
4
The Charge of the Light Brigade
262
2
Maud
264
29
Prefatory Poem to My Brother's Sonnets: Midnight, June 30, 1879
293
1
Crossing the Bar
294
1
Hippolyte Adolphe Taine (1828--93)
295
4
The Favourite Poet of a Nation (From: History of English Literature, 1871)
295
4
William Miller (1810--72)
299
2
Willie Winkie
299
1
Spring
300
1
November
301
1
Martin F. Tupper (1810--89)
301
9
Of the Bible
302
4
Of Home
306
4
Arthur Henry Hallam (1811--33)
310
3
A Scene in Summer
311
1
Sonnet (`Why throbbest thou, my heart, why thickly breathest?')
312
1
Sonnet (`Still here -- thou hast not faded from my sight')
312
1
Sonnet (`Lady, I bid thee to a sunny dome')
312
1
Alfred Domett (1811--87)
313
5
A Christmas Hymn (Old Style. 1837)
313
1
Invisible Sights
314
1
Fireworks
315
3
William Makepeace Thackeray (1811--63)
318
4
The Ballad of Bouillabaisse
318
2
The Cane-Bottomed Chair
320
2
Sorrows of Werther
322
1
William Bell Scott (1811--90)
322
7
To the Artists Called P.R.B.
323
1
A Rhyme of the Sun-Dial
323
1
The Witch's Ballad
324
3
The Nightingale Unheard
327
1
Music
328
1
Charles Dickens (1812--70)
329
3
Old Lamps for New Ones (Household Words, 15 June 1850)
329
3
Robert Browning (1812--89)
332
46
My Last Duchess: Ferrara
334
1
The Lost Leader
335
1
Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister
336
1
Porphyria's Lover
337
2
Home-Thoughts, from Abroad
339
1
The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church: Rome, 15---
339
3
Meeting at Night
342
1
Parting at Morning
342
1
Love Among the Ruins
342
3
Fra Lippo Lippi
345
7
A Tocca of Galuppi's
352
2
`Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came' (See Edgar's song in Lear)
354
5
Memorabilia
359
1
Andrea del Sarto (Called `The Faultless Painter')
360
5
Two in the Campagna
365
1
A Grammarian's Funeral (Time -- Shortly after the Revival of Learning in Europe)
366
3
Caliban Upon Setebos; or, Natural Theology in the Island
369
6
Pisgah-Sights. I
375
1
Pisgah-Sights. II
376
1
Never the Time and the Place
377
1
[Rhyme for a Child Viewing a Naked Venus in a Painting of `The Judgement of Paris']
378
1
Edward Lear (1812--88)
378
6
`There was an Old Person of Spain'
378
1
`There was an old person of Wick'
379
1
`There was an old man at a Station'
379
1
`There was an old person of Woking'
379
1
`There was an old person of Stroud'
379
1
`There was an old man of Thames Ditton'
379
1
The Dong With a Luminous Nose
379
2
`How pleasant to know Mr Lear!'
381
1
The Jumblies
382
2
James R. Withers (1812--92)
384
4
On the Death of My Child
384
1
When I Was a Boy
385
1
Insensibility to Death Around Us
386
1
Little Rill
386
1
The Poet
387
1
Jemima Luke (1813--1906)
388
1
`I think when I read that sweet story of old'
388
1
William Edmonstoune Aytoun (1813--65)
389
18
Firmilian: A Tragedy (Blackwood's Magazine, May 1854)
389
18
Charlotte Bronte (1816--55)
407
4
Presentiment
408
1
The Missionary
408
2
`The truest love that ever heart'
410
1
24 December
411
1
21 June 1849
411
1
Branwell Bronte (1817--48)
411
2
`Why dost thou sorrow for the happy dead?'
412
1
Thorp Green
413
1
`When all our cheerful hours seem gone for ever'
413
1
George Henry Lewes (1817--78)
413
13
The Principles of Success in Literature: Ch. 3, Of Vision in Art (Fortnightly Review, July 1865)
414
12
John Mason Neale (1818--66)
426
3
Jerusalem the Golden (From: The Rhythm of Bernard de Morlaix)
427
1
The Pilgrims of Jesus
428
1
Emily Bronte (1818--48)
429
5
`What winter floods, what showers of spring'
429
1
`Long neglect has worn away'
430
1
`The night is darkening round me'
430
1
`All hushed and still within the house'
430
1
`O Dream, where art thou now?
430
1
`How still, how happy! those are words'
431
1
`Mild the mist upon the hill'
431
1
`Come, walk with me'
432
1
To Imagination
432
1
`No coward soul is mine'
433
1
Emily Bronte or Charlotte Bronte
434
1
`Ofter rebuked, yet always back returning'
434
1
Eliza Cook (1818--89)
435
5
The Old Arm-Chair
435
1
Snow
436
1
The Gallant English Tar
437
1
A Song for the Workers (Written for the Early Closing Movement)
437
1
Shakespeare (Written On Hearing of the Tercentenry Movement, 1864)
438
1
`Poor Hood' (Written at Kensal-Green Cemetery)
439
1
C. F. Alexander (1818--95)
440
2
Maker of Heaven and Earth (All Things Bright and Beautiful)
440
1
Who Was Conceived by the Holy Ghost, Born of the Virgin Mary (Once in Royal David's City)
441
1
Suffered Under Pontius Pilate, Was Crucified, Dead, and Buried (There is a Green Hill Far Away)
441
1
Arthur Hugh Clough (1819--61)
442
36
The Latest Decalogue
443
1
`Say not the struggle naught availeth'
443
1
`To spend uncounted years of pain'
444
1
Amours de Voyage
444
26
From: Dipsychus
470
7
`As I sat at the cafe, I said to myself
470
2
`I dreamt a dream; till morning light'
472
2
```There is no God,'' the wicked saith'
474
1
`There have been times, not many, but enough'
475
2
`That there are powers above us I admit'
477
1
`If to write, rewrite, and write again'
477
1
Earnest Jones (1819--68)
478
3
The Factory Town
479
1
The Song of the Low
480
1
John Ruskin (1819--1900)
481
13
[Nature Untenanted]
482
1
La Madonna Dell' Acqua
483
1
Of the Pathetic Fallacy (From: Modern Painters, III, 1856)
483
9
`My Own Article on Whistler'
492
2
Charles Kingsley (1819--75)
494
4
Airly Beacon
495
1
The Sands of Dee
496
1
`My Last Words'
496
1
The Tide River
497
1
Young and Old
497
1
George Eliot (1819--80)
498
9
In a London Drawingroom
499
1
`O May I Join the Choir Invisible'
499
1
Brother and Sister
500
4
Notes on Form in Art (1868)
504
3
Ebenezer Jones (1820--60)
507
2
High Summer
507
1
Eyeing the Eyes of One's Mistress
507
1
A Coming Cry
508
1
Jean Ingelow (1820--97)
509
4
Divided
590
 
The Long White Seam
512
1
Anne Bronte (1820--49)
513
2
`Oh, they have robbed me of the hope'
513
1
Lines Written at Thorp Green
513
1
To Cowper
514
1
Monday Night May 11th 1846
514
1
The Narrow Way
515
1
Frederick Locker (-Lampson) (1821--95)
515
3
The Bear Pit: At the Zoological Gardens
516
1
A Terrible Infant
517
1
My Mistress's Boots
517
1
Dora Greenwell (1822--82)
518
4
A Picture
519
1
To Elizabeth Barrett Browning in 1851
519
1
To Elizabeth Barrett Browning in 1861
520
1
A Scherzo (A Shy Person's Wishes)
520
1
Veni, Veni, Emmanuel!
521
1
Matthew Arnold (1828--88)
522
28
Preface to the First Edition of Poems (1853)
523
7
Preface to the Second Edition of Poems (1854)
530
1
To Marguerite, In Returning a Volume of the Letters of Ortis
531
1
Self-Dependence
531
1
Dover Beach
532
1
The Scholar-Gipsy
533
5
Haworth Churchyard: April, 1855
538
4
Thyrsis: A Monody, to Commemorate the Author's Friend, Arthur Hugh Clough, who Died at Florence, 1861
542
5
Growing Old
547
1
The Progress of Poesy: A Variation
548
1
The Last Word
548
1
The Superior Adequacy of Poetry (Preface, the Hundred Greatest Men: Portraits of the One Hundred Greatest Men of History, I, Poetry: Poets, Dramatists, Novelists, 1879)
549
1
Eliza Keary (?1822--?89)
550
2
Old Age
550
1
Lucy
551
1
Incomplete -- Complete
551
1
William (Johnson) Cory (1823--92)
552
2
An Invocation
552
1
Hersilia
553
1
Anna Laetitia Waring (1823--1910)
554
3
`In Heavenly Love abiding'
555
1
`O loving spirit do not go!'
555
2
Coventry Patmore (1823--96)
557
8
From: The Angel in the House
557
4
The Paragon
557
2
The Wife's Tragedy
559
1
The Foreign Land
559
1
Felicity
559
1
The Married Lover
560
1
Winter
561
1
The Toys
562
1
Arbor Vitae
562
1
To the Body
563
1
The Girl of All Periods: An Idyll
564
1
William Brightly Ranks (1823--82)
565
3
Doll Poems
566
2
The Picture
566
1
The Love Story
566
1
Dressing Her
567
1
William Allingham (1824--89)
568
6
The Fairies: A Nursery Song
569
1
The Winding Banks of Erne: Or, The Emigrant's Adieu to Ballyshannon. A Local Ballad
570
2
`The Boy from his bedroom-window;
572
1
`Everything passes and vanishes'
573
1
`No funeral gloom, my dears, when I am gone'
573
1
Three Sisters
573
1
`Four ducks on a pond'
573
1
Writing
573
1
`I will not be a critic where I love'
574
1
Sydney Dobell (1824--74)
574
3
The Wounded
575
1
Desolate
575
1
Where Are You, Poets
576
1
Song of a Mad Girl, Whose Lover Has Died at Sea
576
1
George MacDonald (1824--1905)
577
7
What Professor Owl Knows
578
1
A Manchester Poem
578
5
The Shortest and Sweetest of Songs
583
1
Henry S, Sutton (1825--1901)
584
1
Man
584
1
Who Shall Deliver?
584
1
The Earth Defaced
585
1
William McGonagall (1825--1902)
585
3
The Tay Bridge Disaster
585
2
Death and Burial of Lord Tennyson
587
1
Adelaide Anne Procter (1825--64)
588
4
A Woman's Question
588
1
Thankfulness
589
1
A Lost Chord
590
1
A Woman's Answer
591
1
Walter Bagehot (1826--77)
592
11
`Wordsworth, Tennyson, and Browning,; or Pure, Ornate, and Grotesque Art in English Poetry', The National Review (November 1864)
593
10
Dinah Maria Mulock (1826--87)
603
1
To Elizabeth Barrett Browning on Her Later Sonnets. 1856
603
1
Mortimer Collins (1827--76)
604
4
A Letter to the Right Hon. Benjamin Disraeli, M. P.
604
3
To F.C.: 20th February 1875
607
1
Sonnet to F.C.
607
1
Sea Sonnet II
608
1
Martial in London
608
1
George Meredith (1828--1909)
608
10
From: Modern Love
609
7
`By this he knew she wept with waking eyes'
609
1
`A message from her set his brain aflame'
609
1
`It chanced his lips did meet her forehead cool'
610
1
`She issues radiant from her dressing-room'
610
1
`Yet it was plain she struggled, and that salt'
610
1
`He felt the wild beast in him betweenwhiles'
611
1
`What soul would bargain for a cure that brings'
611
1
`In our old shipwreck'd days there was an hour'
611
1
`At dinner, she is hostess, I am host'
612
1
`T is Christmas weather, and a country house'
612
1
`The misery is greater, as I live!'
612
1
`You like not that French novel? Tell me why'
613
1
`Am I failing? for no longer can I cast'
613
1
`This golden head has wit in it. I live'
613
1
`Madam would speak with me. So, now it comes'
613
1
`It is no vulgar nature I have wived'
614
1
`I am to follow her. There is much grace'
614
1
`We saw the swallows gathering in the sky'
614
1
`Their sense is with their senses all mix'd in'
615
1
`He found her by the ocean's moaning verge'
615
1
`Thus piteously Love closed what he begat'
615
1
Lucifer in Starlight
616
1
The Point of Taste
616
1
Society
617
1
England Before the Storm
617
1
Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828--82)
618
13
The Blessed Damozel
619
2
Jenny
621
4
The Woodspurge
625
1
Even So
625
1
For The Wine of Circe: By Edward Burne Jones
625
1
From: The House of Life: A Sonnet-Sequence
626
4
The Kiss
626
1
Supreme Surrender
626
1
The Love-Letter
626
1
Mid-Rapture
627
1
Without Her
627
1
Love's Fatality
627
1
Autumn Idleness
628
1
Soul's Beauty
628
1
Body's Beauty
628
1
Memorial Thresholds
629
1
Hoarded Joy
629
1
A Superscription
629
1
The One Hope
630
1
Nuptial Sleep
630
1
`Found' (For a Picture)
631
1
Gerald Massey (1828--1907)
631
7
Song of the Red Republican
632
1
They Are But Giants While We Kneel
633
1
O Lay Thy Hand in Mine, Dear!
634
1
My Love
635
1
Only a Dream
635
1
Womankind
636
1
A Very Early Riser
636
1
An Angel in the House
636
1
On a Wedding-Day
636
2
J. Stanyan Bigg (1828--65)
638
2
Hartley Pit Catastrophe
638
1
An Irish Picture
639
1
Arthur J. Munby (1828--1910)
640
5
Scent and Jewels
640
1
The Sexes
641
1
The Serving Maid
641
1
Post Mortem
642
2
Christmas
644
1
A Deathbed: July Ist, 18---
644
1
Bessie Rayner Parkes (1829--1925)
645
2
To Elizabeth Barrett Browning
645
1
For Adelaide
646
1
Lizzie Siddal (1829--62)
647
3
A Silent Wood
647
1
Lord May I Come?
648
1
Dead Love
649
1
Worn Out
649
1
William Michael Rossetti (1829--1919)
650
4
Praeraphaelitism (1851) (From: Fine Art, Chiefly Contemporary: Notices Reprinted, with Revisions, 1867)
650
4
T. E. Brown (1830--97)
654
8
Clevedon Verses: VIII. The Bristol Channel
655
1
`Ne Sit Ancillae'
655
1
My Garden
656
1
The Well
656
1
A Sermon at Clevedon: Good Friday
657
1
Dartmoor: Sunset at Chagford: Homo Loquitur
658
4
Christina G. Rossetti (1830--94)
662
13
Song (`She sat and sang alway')
662
1
Song (`When I am dead, my dearest')
663
1
`A Bruised Reed Shall He Not Break'
663
1
Echo
663
1
In an Artist's Studio
663
1
A Better Resurrection
664
1
Another Spring
664
1
A Birthday
664
1
An Apple Gathering
665
1
What Would I Give?
665
1
Up-hill
665
1
Winter Rain
666
1
Goblin Market
666
5
Promises like Pie-Crust
671
1
The Lowest Place
672
1
Twice
672
1
`Summer is Ended'
673
1
From: Later Life: A Double Sonnet of Sonnets
673
1
`This Life is full of numbness and of balk'
673
1
`I have dreamed of Death: -- what will it be to die'
673
1
A Christmas Carol
673
1
Touching `Never'
674
1
Yet A Little While
674
1
Alexander Smith (1830--67)
675
2
Glasgow
675
2
Isa Knox (1831--1903)
677
2
The Box. St. Mark xiv.3
677
1
Unto This Last. St. Matthew xx.16
678
1
C. S. Calverley (1831--84)
679
5
Charades: No. VI (``Sikes, housebreaker, of Houndsditch')
680
1
Contentment: After the Manner of Horace
681
1
`Forever'
681
1
Lovers, and a Reflection
682
1
April: Or, The New Hat
683
1
Lewis Carroll (1832--98)
684
19
`How doth the little crocodile'
685
1
```You are old, Father William,'' the young man said'
685
1
Jabberwocky
686
1
`In winter, when the Fields are white'
687
1
The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony in Eight Fits
688
12
Poeta Fit, Non Nascitur
700
3
Joseph Skipsey (1832--1903)
703
2
Mother Wept
703
1
`Get up!'
704
1
The Collier Lad
704
1
R. W. Dixon (1833--1900)
705
4
St Mary Magdalene
706
2
Dream
708
1
Sonnet (`Give me the darkest corner of a cloud')
709
1
William Morris (1834--96)
709
17
The Defence of Guenevere
711
7
The Haystack in the Floods
718
3
Summer Dawn
721
1
The March of the Workers
721
1
A Garden by the Sea
722
1
Verses for Pictures: Pomona
723
1
The End of May
723
1
How I Became a Socialist (Justice, June 1894)
724
2
James Thomson (1834--82)
726
23
A Real Vision of Sin
727
3
Once in a Saintly Passion
730
1
Art
731
1
In the Room
732
5
From: The City of Dreadful Night
737
11
Poem
737
1
`The City is of Night; perchance of Death'
738
2
`Some say that phantoms haunt those shadowy streets'
740
1
`It is full strange to him who hears and feels'
740
1
`What men are they who haunt these fatal glooms'
741
1
`Large glooms were gathered in the mighty fane'
741
2
`I wandered in a suburb of the north'
743
2
`The mighty river flowing dark and deep'
745
1
`Anear the centre of that northern crest'
746
2
Despotism Tempered by Dynamite
748
1
Ellen Johnston (?1835--?74)
749
3
The Last Sark: Written in 1859
749
1
An Address to Nature on its Cruelty
750
2
John Leicester Warren, Lord De Tabley (1835--95)
752
4
`Maga Circe': A Picture at Rome
753
1
The Power of Interval
754
1
Circe
754
1
The Study of a Spider
755
1
Thomas Ashe (1836--89)
756
3
Cousin Carrie
757
1
Pall-Bearing
757
1
Remember
758
1
W. S. Gilbert (1836--1911)
759
2
(The Æsthete)
759
1
(Anglicized Utopia)
760
1
Frances Ridley Havergal (1836--79)
761
4
The Ministry of Song
762
1
A Worker's Prayer (`Lord, speak to me that I may speak')
763
1
Consecration Hymn (`Take my life, and let it be')
764
1
My Master (`I love, I love my Master')
764
1
H. Cholmondeley Pennell (1836--?)
765
3
Little Bo-Peep
765
1
`Faite a Peindre'
766
1
The Night Mail North (Euston Square, 1840)
766
2
Augusta Webster (1837--94)
768
3
Dead Amy
768
1
From: Marjory: English Stornelli. Summer:
769
1
The Heart that Lacks Room
769
1
The Lovers
769
1
In the Pamfili-Doria Gardens
770
1
Henry S. Leigh (1837--83)
771
3
Crooked Answers (Dedicated to the Laureate)
771
2
No. 1 -- Vere de Vere
771
1
No. 2 -- Maud
772
1
Weatherbound in the Suburbs
773
1
Songs of the Sick Room: No. 1 -- Cod-Liver Oil
773
1
Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837--1909)
774
19
Itylus
775
1
Anactoria
776
6
Ilicet
782
3
Hermaphroditus
785
1
Fragoletta
786
2
A Cameo
788
1
The Garden of Proserpine
788
2
Love and Sleep
790
1
`Non Dolet'
791
1
The Lake of Gaube
791
2
Walter Pater (1839--94)
793
3
Conclusion, Studies in the History of the Renaissance ([1868], 1873)
794
2
Austin Dobson (1840--1921)
796
3
Love in Winter
796
1
The Ballad of Prose and Rhyme (Ballade a Double Refrain)
797
1
The Ballad of Imitation (Ballade)
798
1
On the Hurry of this Time (To F.G.)
798
1
Cosmo Monkhouse (1840--1901)
799
3
Any Soul to Any Body
799
1
Recollections of Alfred Tennyson: A Day Dream (1869)
800
2
Thomas Hardy (1840--1928)
802
11
Her Dilemma (In---Church)
803
1
Neutral Tones
803
1
Friends Beyond
804
1
Nature's Questioning
805
1
`I Look Into My Glass'
805
1
`To Life
806
1
Long Plighted
806
1
The Self-Unseeing
807
1
De Profundis I
807
1
De Profundis II
807
1
De Profundis III
808
1
Retrospect: `I Have Lived With Shades'
808
1
An August Midnight
809
1
The Darkling Thrush
810
1
Observations, on Life, Art, and Poetry (From: The Early Life of Thomas Hardy 1840--1891, 1928)
811
2
W. S. Blunt (1840--1922)
813
3
A Day in Sussex
813
1
To Hester on the Stair
814
1
The Idler's Calendar, May: The London Season
814
1
Lost Threads
815
1
After Tennyson
815
1
John Addington Symonds (1840--93)
816
4
A Dream
817
1
An Invitation to the Sledge
817
1
Vintage
818
1
Personality
819
1
Mathilde Blind (1841--96)
820
2
Autumn Tints
820
1
The Dead
821
1
Manchester By Night
821
1
A Winter Landscape
821
1
Once We Played
822
1
Robert Buchanan (1841--1901)
822
17
The Cities
823
1
Song of the Slain
824
1
The Shower
825
1
Nietzsche
826
1
Doctor B. (On Re-reading A Collection of Poems)
826
2
The Fleshly School of Poetry: Mr D. G. Rossetti, by `Thomas Maitland' (The Contemporary Review, October 1871)
828
11
George Augustus Simcox (1841--1905)
839
1
Love's Votary
839
1
Falling Leaves
839
1
William John Courthope (1842--1917)
840
1
Tobacco
840
1
Edward Dowden (1843--1913)
841
3
In the Garden: VI. A Peach
842
1
In the Garden: VIII. Later Autumn
842
1
Burdens
842
1
The Inner Life: III. Seeking God
843
1
From April to October: VIII. In July
843
1
David and Michal (2 Samuel vi. 16)
843
1
Margaret Veley (1843--87)
844
3
A Japanese Fan
844
2
A Town Garden
846
1
Sonnet (`Have not all songs been sung -- all loves been told?)
847
1
Arthur W. E. O'Shaughnessy (1844--81)
847
3
Ode (`We are the music makers')
847
2
Living Marble
849
1
Black Marble
849
1
Andrew Lang (1844--1912)
850
3
Ballade of Aesthetic Adjectives
851
1
On the Death of Lord Tennyson
851
1
Ballade of Cricket
852
1
The Haunted Homes of England
852
1
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844--89)
853
18
From: Author's Preface
854
2
The Habit of Perfection
856
1
The Wreck of the Deutschland
857
6
God's Grandeur
863
1
Spring
864
1
In the Valley of the Elwy
864
1
The Windhover: To Christ our lord
865
1
Pied Beauty
865
1
Binsey poplars: Felled 1879
865
1
Felix Randal
866
1
`As kingfishers catch fire, dragonflies draw flame'
866
1
Spelt from Sibyl's Leaves
867
1
(Carrion Comfort)
867
1
`No worst, there is none. Pitched past pitch of grief
868
1
`To seem the stranger lies my lot, my life'
868
1
`I wake and feel the fell of dark, not day'
868
1
`Patience, hard thing! the hard thing but to pray'
869
1
`My own heart let me more have pity on; let'
869
1
Tom's Garland: Upon the Unemployed
869
1
That Nature is a Heraclitean Fire and of the Comfort of the Resurrection
870
1
`Thou art indeed just, Lord, if I contend'
871
1
Edward Carpenter (1844--1929)
871
6
From: Towards Democracy
872
5
`Heroes, lovers, judges'
872
1
`England spreads like a map below me'
872
2
`In silence I wait and accept all'
874
1
`Beautiful is the figure of the lusty full-grown groom'
874
1
In a Manufacturing Town
875
1
The Elder Soldier in the Brotherhood to the Younger
876
1
Parted Lips
876
1
Robert Bridges (1844--1930)
877
4
London Snow
878
1
On a Dead Child
878
1
`I never shall love the snow again'
879
1
`The north wind came up yesternight'
880
1
L. S. Bevington (1845--95)
881
2
Twilight
881
1
`Egoisme a Deux'
882
1
Stanza (``The sweetest song that a poet sings')
883
1
Love and Language
883
1
Am I to Lose You?
883
1
Eugene Lee-Hamilton (1845--1907)
883
4
Fairy Godmothers
884
1
King Christmas
885
1
What the Sonnet Is
885
1
Sunken Gold
885
1
Song of the Arrow-Poisoners
885
1
Noon's Dream-Song
886
1
Among the Firs
887
1
William Canton (1845--1926)
887
2
Day-Dreams
888
1
A New Poet
888
1
Michael Field (Katherine Harris Bradley (1846--1914) and Edith Emma Cooper (1862--1913)
889
6
`Maids, not to you my mind doth change'
890
1
`Come, Gorgo, put the rug in place'
890
1
La Gioconda, Leonardo da Vinci: The Louvre
891
1
Spring, Sandro Botticelli: The Accademia of Florence
891
2
A Pen-Drawing of Leda, Sodoma: The Grand Duke's Palace at Weimar
893
1
`Sometimes I do despatch my heart'
893
1
Love's Sour Leisure
893
1
`Our myrtle is in flower'
894
1
cyclamens
894
1
George R. Sims (1847--1922)
895
3
A Garden Song
895
1
Undertones: By A Lunatic Laureate
896
1
Christmassing A La Mode De Slumopolis
896
1
The Lost Cord (With a Thousand Apologies)
897
1
Alice Meynell (1847--1922)
898
3
To One Poem in a Silent Time
898
1
Renouncement
899
1
After a Parting
899
1
The Lady Poverty
900
1
Cradle-Song at Twilight
900
1
The Roaring Frost
900
1
Digby Mackworth Dolben (1848--67)
901
3
After Reading Aeschylus
902
1
Sonnets:
902
2
`One night I dreamt that in a gleaming hall'
902
1
`I thank thee, Love, that thou hast overthrown'
902
1
`A boyish friendship! No, respond the chimes'
902
1
`O come, my king, and fill the palaces'
903
1
`Lean over me -- ah so, -- let fall'
903
1
W. H. Mallock (1849--1923)
904
7
Lines On the Death of a Pet Dog Belonging to Lady Dorothy Nevill
904
1
Too Late!
905
1
Human Life
905
1
Christmas Thoughts, by a Modern Thinker (After Mr. Matthew Arnold)
906
1
On the Nature of Poetry (From: Every Man His Own Poet: or The Inspired Singer's Recipe Book, 1872)
907
4
W. E. Henley (1849--1903)
911
16
In Hospital
912
13
Enter Patient
912
1
Waiting
912
1
Interior
913
1
Before
913
1
Operation
913
1
After
914
1
Vigil
914
1
Staff-Nurse: Old Style
915
1
Lady-Probationer
916
1
Staff-Nurse: New Style
916
1
Clinical
916
1
Etching
917
1
Casualty
918
1
Ave, Caesar!
918
1
`The Chief'
919
1
House-Surgeon
919
1
Interlude
919
1
Children: Private Ward
920
1
Scrubber
920
1
Visitor
920
1
Romance
921
1
Pastoral
921
1
Music
922
1
Suicide
923
1
Apparition
923
1
Anterotics
923
1
Nocturn
924
1
Discharged
924
1
`The past was goodly once, and yet, when all is said'
925
1
Rain
925
1
`A desolate shore'
925
1
To W. R. (`Madam Life's a piece in bloom')
926
1
Henry Bellyse Baildon (1849--1907)
927
4
Alone in London
927
2
To a Cabbage Leaf
929
1
A Moth
929
1
A Bluebottle
930
1
Philip Bourke Marston (1850--87)
931
4
Speechless: Upon the Marriage of Two Deaf and Dumb Persons
931
1
Sore Longing
931
1
After
932
1
The Old Churchyard of Bonchurch
933
1
To James Thomson, Author of `The City of Dreadful Night'
934
1
Not Only Rooms Wherein Thy Love Has Been
935
1
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850--94)
935
6
The Land of Counterpane
936
1
My Shadow
936
1
Block City
937
1
To Any Reader
937
1
Christmas at Sea
938
1
`Say not of me that weakly I declined'
939
1
`I will make you brooches and toys for your delight'
940
1
`I have trod the upward and the downward slope'
940
1
If This Were Faith
940
1
`My wife and I, in our romantic cot'
941
1
Theo Marzials (1850--?after 1897)
941
3
A Tragedy
942
1
Love's Masquerades
943
1
Love, the Poet
943
1
Love, the Rebuker
943
1
Love, the Traitor
943
1
Love, the Ideal
943
1
`I'd like to be the lavender'
944
1
`The lords of state, and the thieving sparrows'
944
1
William Renton (1852--? after 1905)
944
3
Cloud Groupings
945
1
The Foal
945
1
Crescent Moon
945
1
After Nightfall
946
1
The Shadow of Himself
946
1
Dull December
947
1
The Fork of the Road
947
1
Oscar Wilde (1854--1900)
947
11
On the Sale by Auction of Keats' Love Letters
948
1
Fantaisies Decoratives II: Les Ballons
949
1
Symphony in Yellow
949
1
The Artist
950
1
The Ballad of Reading Gaol By C.3.3.
950
8
Margaret L. Woods (1856--1945)
958
4
Song (`Weep no more, for why should sorrow')
958
1
Under the Lamp
959
3
A Woman's Apology
962
1
John Davidson (1857--1909)
962
9
In Romney Marsh
963
1
Thirty Bob A Week
964
2
A Loafer
966
1
A Northern Suburb
967
1
In the Isle of Dogs
968
1
Pre-Shakespearianism (From: The Man Forbid And Other Essay, 1910)
969
2
A. Mary F. Robinson (1857--1949)
971
2
Men and Monkeys
971
1
Posies: I
972
1
Death in the World
972
1
Alternatives
972
1
In Affliction
972
1
An Orchard at Avignon
973
1
Constance Naden (1889--89)
973
2
Changed
974
1
The Lady Doctor
974
1
To Amy, On Receiving Her Photograph
975
1
Dollie Radford (1858--1920)
975
2
Song (`In the first light of the morning')
976
1
Song (`When first I saw your face, love')
976
1
Song (`I am wanting to send you a song, love')
976
1
Soliloquy of a Maiden Aunt
976
1
E. Nesbit (1858--1924)
977
2
The Wife Of All Ages
977
1
Vies Manquees
978
1
Love's Guerdons
979
1
J. K. Stephen (1859--92)
979
2
A Parodist's Apology
980
1
A Sonnet (`Two voices are there: one is of the deep')
980
1
A. E. Housman (1859--1936)
981
8
A. J. J.
982
1
R. L. S. (`Home is the sailor, home from Sea')
982
1
From: A Shropshire Lad
982
4
1887
982
1
`Loveliest of trees, the cherry now'
983
1
Reveille
983
1
`When I watch the living meet'
983
1
`It nods and curtseys and recovers'
983
1
To An Athlete Dying Young
983
1
`Is my team ploughing'
984
1
`Others, I am not the first'
984
1
`On Wenlock Edge the wood's in trouble'
984
1
`Into my heart an air that kills'
985
1
`Shot? so quick, so clean an ending?'
985
1
`Bring, in this timeless grave to throw'
985
1
`Be still, my soul, be still; the arms you bear are brittle'
985
1
`Now hollow fires burn out to black'
985
1
`Terence, this is stupid stuff'
986
1
`Oh who is that young sinner with the handcuffs on his wrists?'
986
1
`The chestnut casts his flambeaux, and the flowers'
987
1
Diffugere Nives
988
1
`The laws of God, the laws of man'
988
1
`The rain, it streams on stone and hillock'
989
1
A Conan Doyle (1859--1930)
989
3
The song of the Bow
990
1
The Frontier Line
990
1
A Ballad of the Ranks
991
1
Francis Thompson (1859--1907)
992
5
The Hound of Heaven
992
4
The Way of a Maid
996
1
The End of It
996
1
To a Snow-flake
996
1
Unto this Last
996
1
Katharine Tynan (1861--1931)
997
2
The Violet Farm
997
1
Sheep and Lambs
998
1
The Foggy Dew
999
1
May Kendall (1861--1943)
999
3
In the Drawing-Room
1000
1
The Sandblast Girl and the Acid Man
1000
1
A Bonus on Soap
1001
1
Mary E. Coleridge (1861--1907)
1002
3
Slowly
1002
1
Gone
1002
1
The Other Side of a Mirror
1003
1
`I saw a stable, low and very bare'
1003
1
An Insincere Wish Addressed to a Beggar
1004
1
The Contents of an Ink-Bottle
1004
1
`Two differing sorrows made these eyes grow dim'
1005
1
Words
1005
1
Amy Levy (1861--89)
1005
6
Magdalen
1006
2
Ballade of an Omnibus
1008
1
London Poets (In Memoriam)
1008
1
On the Threshold
1009
1
Last Words
1009
1
In the Mile End Road
1010
1
Contradictions
1010
1
Henry Newbolt (1862--1938)
1011
2
Drake's Drum
1011
1
Vitai Lampada
1012
1
Victor Plarr (1863--1929)
1013
3
In a Norman Church
1013
1
Shadows
1014
1
On a Reading of Matthew Arnold
1014
1
A Nocturne at Greenwich
1015
1
Arthur Symons (1865--1945)
1016
4
The Street-Singer
1016
1
Maquillage
1017
1
The Absinthe-Drinker
1017
1
April Midnight
1017
1
Nora on the Pavement
1017
1
Hallucination: I
1018
1
Nerves
1018
1
Song (Her eyes say Yes, her lips say No)
1018
1
Bianca: VIII. Memory
1019
1
Bianca: X. Liber Amoris
1019
1
The Last Memory
1020
1
W. B. Yeats (1865--1939)
1020
11
He Remembers Forgotten Beauty
1022
1
He Gives His Beloved Certain Rhymes
1022
1
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
1023
1
Who Goes With Fergus?
1023
1
The Man Who Dreamed of Fairyland
1023
1
To Ireland in the Coming Times
1024
2
He Reproves the Curlew
1026
1
The Cap and Bells
1026
1
He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven
1027
1
The Symbolism of Poetry (From: Ideas of Good and Evil, 1903)
1027
4
Laurence Housman (1865--1959)
1031
3
Failure
1032
1
As the Flocks for the Brooks
1032
1
Love Importunate
1033
1
Rudyard Kipling (1865--1936)
1034
7
Tommy
1035
1
Mandalay
1036
1
Gentlemen-Rankers
1037
1
Recessional, 1897
1038
1
My Great and Only (From: Abaft the Funnel, 1909)
1039
2
Richard Le Gallienne (1866--1947)
1041
3
Happy Letter
1042
1
The World is Wide
1042
1
A Ballad of London
1042
1
Jenny Dead
1043
1
An Inscription
1043
1
Song (`She's somewhere in the sunlight strong')
1044
1
John Gray (1866--1934)
1044
4
Less Demoiselles de Sauve
1045
1
The Barber
1045
1
The Vines
1046
1
`Did we not, Darling, you and I'
1046
1
Poem (`Geranium, houseleek, laid in oblong beds')
1047
1
Spleen
1047
1
April (1896)
1047
1
Dora Sigerson Shorter (1866--1918)
1048
4
In Wintry Weather
1048
1
A Summer's Day
1049
1
The Lover
1049
1
A Vagrant Heart
1050
1
The Wind on the Hills
1051
1
The Rain
1051
1
Ernest Dowson (1867--1900)
1052
3
Vitae Summa Brevis Spem Nos Vetat Incohare Longam
1052
1
Non Sum Qualis Eram Bonae Sub Regno Cynarae
1053
1
Spleen
1053
1
`You would have understood me, had you waited'
1054
1
Terre Promise
1055
1
Lionel Johnson (1867--1902)
1055
4
Victory
1056
1
The Church of a Dream
1057
1
The Age of a Dream
1057
1
The Roman Stage
1057
1
The Dark Angel
1058
1
Hilaire Belloc (1870--1953)
1059
5
The Night
1060
1
The Poor of London
1060
1
The Justice of the Peace
1061
1
The South Country
1061
2
On the Gift of a Book to a Child
1063
1
Further Reading
1064
16
Index of Titles and First Lines
1080
15
Index to the Notes
1095