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A book of love poetry

Author: Jon Stallworthy
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1974 [©1973]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems representing 2000 years of history arranged by subjects reflecting various aspects of love.
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Genre/Form: Love poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Stallworthy
ISBN: 0713906375 9780713906370
OCLC Number: 2186710
Notes: Originally published under title: The Penguin book of love poetry.
Description: 393 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Commission / Ezra Pound Intimations : The sisters / Roy Campbell --
Milkmaid / Laurie Lee --
The milkmaid's epithalamium / Thomas Randolph --
Brown penny / W.B. Yeats --
Myfanwy / Sir John Betjeman --
She walked unaware / Patrick MacDonogh --
Two rural sisters / Charles Cotton --
Wishes to his supposed mistress / Richard Crashaw --
Penal law / Austin Clarke --
Symptoms of love / Robert Graves Declarations : Go, ill-sped book, and whisper to her / John Berryman --
First love / John Clare --
The first day / Christina Rossetti --
Sonnet xliii, from the Portuguese : how do I love thee? let me count the ways / Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
A zong : o Jenny, don't sobby! vor I shall be true / William Barnes --
Song : o whistle, and I'll come to ye, my lad / Robert Burns --
Sally in our alley / Henry Carey --
Going the rounds : a sort of love poem / Anthony Hecht --
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? / William Shakespeare --
One day I wrote her name upon the strand / Edmund Spenser --
'Not marble nor the gilded monuments' / Archibald MacLeish --
A drinking song / W.B. Yeats --
To Celia / Ben Jonson --
To Helen / Edgar Allan Poe --
She walks in beauty / Lord Byron --
Elizabeth of Bohemia / Sir Henry Wotton --
Cherry-ripe / Thomas Campion --
To Cloris / Sir Charles Sedley --
My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun / William Shakespeare --
From merciless beauty / Geoffrey Chaucer --
Ode : at her fair hands how have I grace entreated / Walter Davison --
I cry your mercy --
pity --
love! --
aye, love! / John Keats --
Iambicum trimetrum / Edmund Spenser --
Vobiscum est Iope / Thomas Campion --
I loved you; even now I may confess / Alexander Pushkin --
Love without hope / Robert Graves --
To --
/ Percy Bysshe Shelley --
That time of year thou mays'st in me behold / William Shakespeare --
A dedication to my wife / T.S. Eliot Persuasions : To the virgins, to make much of time / Robert Herrick --
Love's emblems / John Fletcher --
Of beauty / Sir Richard Fanshawe --
Corinna in Vendome / Pierre De Ronsard --
Go, lovely Rose / Edmund Waller --
Feste's song from twelfth night / William Shakespeare --
Ruth / Thomas Hood --
Love's philosophy / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
To his coy mistress / Andrew Marvell --
An argument / Thomas Moore --
The flea / John Donne --
Written in a lady's prayer book / John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester --
The passionate shepherd to his love / Christopher Marlowe --
Her reply / Sir Walter Raleigh --
Come, live with me and be my love / Cecil Day Lewis --
For X / Louis MacNeice --
This living hand, now warm and capable / John Keats --
To his lute / Sir Thomas Wyatt --
Beggar's serenade / John Heath-Stubbs --
Piazza piece / John Crowe Ransom --
The author apologizes to a lady for his being a little man / Christopher Smart --
Lyce / William Walsh --
To his mistress going to bed / John Donne Celebrations : From the song of Solomon : chapter 2 --
Sick love / Robert Graves --
Upon a gloomy night / St. John of the Cross --
Meeting at night / Robert Browning --
The question / F.T. Prince --
Sudden light / Dante Gabriel Rossetti --
Plucking the rushes / Anon --
A subaltern's love-song / Sir John Betjeman --
My ghostly father, I me confess / Charles of Orleans --
Alas! madam, for stealing of a kiss / Sir Thomas Wyatt --
The kiss / Coventry Patmore --
Did not / Thomas Moore --
Doing, a filthy pleasure is, and short / Petronius Arbiter --
Keep your eyes open when you kiss : do : when / John Berryman --
From in a gondola / Robert Browning --
The lips of the one I love are my perpetual pleasure / Hafiz --
Some kisses from the Kama Sutra / Hugo Williams --
Came to me / Rudaki --
Drunk as drunk on turpentine / Pablo Neruda --
From the princess / Alfred Lord Tennyson --
New Year's Eve / D.H. Lawrence --
She / Theodore Roethke --
Elegy 5 / Ovid --
In the orchard / Algernon Charles Swinburne --
On Sunday morning when dawn-priets were applying / John Berryman --
Down, wanton, down! / Robert Graves --
I gently touched her hand : she gave / Anon --
May I feel said he / E.E. Cummings --
On the marriage of T.K. and C.C. the morning stormy / Thomas Carew --
Epithalamion / Edmund Spenser --
From pent-up, aching rivers / Walt Whitman --
The gateway / A.D. Hope --
Daybreak / Stephen Spender --
The geranium / Richard Brinsley --
Dialogue : after enjoyment / Abraham Cowley --
On the happy Corydon and Phyllis / Sir Charles Sedley --
Phyllis Corydon clutched to him / Catullus --
Notes on Propertius 1.5 / Fleur Adcock --
After the fiercest pangs of hot desire / Richard Duke --
Song : while Alexis lay pressed / John Dryden --
I like my body when it is with your body / E.E. Cummings --
The ecstasy / John Donne --
Under the willow-shades / William Davenant --
Hops / Boris Pasternak --
The net / W.R. Rodgers --
Love and sleep / Algernon Charles Swinburne --
Lay your sleeping head, my love / W.H. Auden --
Lullaby / W.B. Yeats --
In Bloemfontein / Alan Ross --
She tells her love while half asleep / Robert Graves --
Winter love / Elizabeth Jennings --
The sun rising / John Donne --
The good morrow / John Donne --
Alicante / Jacques Prévert --
Fish in the unruffled lakes / W.H. Auden --
The unpredicted / John Heath-Stubbs --
Good God, what a night that was / Petronius Arbiter --
This unimportant morning / Lawrence Durrell --
The quiet glades of Eden / Robert Graves --
Away above a harborful / Lawrence Ferlinghetti --
A bride / Harry Fainlight --
On the street / C.P. Cavafy --
The way / Robert Creeley --
Man and wife / Robert Lowell --
The author to his wife, on a woman's eloquence / Sir John Harington --
Madrigal : my love in her attire doth show her wit / Anon --
Touch / Octavio Paz --
The jewels / Charles Baudelaire --
Dread / J.M Synge --
September / Ted Hughes --
The Mirabeau Bridge / Guillaume Apollinaire --
Dead still / Andrei Voznesensky --
Somewhere I have never travelled, gladly beyond / E.E. Cummings --
Once as methought fortune me kissed / Sir Thomas Wyatt --
My true love hath my heart, and I have his / Sir Philip Sidney --
In love for long / Edwin Muir --
An hour with thee / Sir Walter Scott --
The anniversary / John Donne --
I knew a woman / Theodore Roethke --
A song of a young lady to her ancient lover / John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester --
So, we'll go no more a-roving / Lord Byron --
Last love / Fyodor Tyutchev --
John Anderson my Jo / Robert Burns --
A last confession / W.B. Yeats Aberrations : Song : pious Selinda goes to prayers / William Congreve --
Fragment of a song on the beautiful wife of Dr. John Overall, Dean of St. Paul's / Anon --
Of an heroical answer of a great Roman lady to her husband / Sir John Harington --
The faithless wife / Federico García Lorca --
Honour / Abraham Cowley --
The imperfect enjoyment / John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester --
The ruined maid / Thomas Hardy --
Phyllis / Thomas Randolph --
Chaste Florimel / Matthew Prior --
Two or three : a recipe to make a cuckold / Alexander Pope --
To his mistress / Ovid --
The temperaments / Ezra Pound --
Filling her compact & delicious body / John Berryman --
Juliet / Hilaire Belloc --
Womanisers / John Press --
I, being born a woman and distressed / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Robene and Makyne / Robert Henryson --
A lover's resolution / George Wither --
Oh, when I was in love with you / A.E. Housman --
In former days we'd both agree / Bhartrhari --
The thieves / Robert Graves --
The welcome / Abraham Cowley --
Out upon it, I have loved / Sir John Suckling --
Love and life / John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester --
The scrutiny / Richard Lovelace --
Lycóris darling, once I burned for you / Martial --
The indifferent / John Donne --
Intimates / D.H. Lawrence --
She who is always in my thoughts prefers / Bhartrhari --
You smiled, you spoke, and I believed / Walter Savage Landor --
Elizabeth in Italy / Richard Weber --
A song : absent from thee, I languish still / John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester --
A slice of wedding cake / Robert Graves Separations : Walking in a green meadow / Anon --
Carnal knowledge / Thom Gunn --
She lay all naked in her bed / Anon --
Anbade / Anon --
Song : sweetest love, I do not go / John Donne --
A red, red rose / Robert Burns --
Carrier letter / Hart Crane --
It may not always be so; and I say / E.E. Cummings --
Postscript : for Gweno / Alun Lewis --
Dear, though the night is gone / W.H. Auden --
The last ride together / Robert Browning --
The lost mistress / Robert Browning --
Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part / Michael Drayton --
A valediction / Ernest Dowson --
A farewell / Coventry Patmore --
Goodbye / Alun Lewis --
On his mistress / John Donne --
Sweet William's farewell to black-eyed Susan / John Gay --
Song : ae fond kiss, and then we sever / Robert Burns --
My life closed twice before its close / Emily Dickinson --
Like the touch of rain / Edward Thomas --
The terrible door / Harold Monro --
In the vaulted way / Thomas Hardy --
I wrung my hands under my dark veil / Anna Akhmatova --
Party piece / Brian Patten --
A pity. we were such good invention / Yehuda Amichai --
When we two parted / Lord Byron --
Renouncement / Alice Meynell --
I turn you out of doors / Alain Chartier --
Epistle to Miss Blount, on her leaving the town, after the coronation / Alexander Pope --
What news / Walter Savage Landor --
The river merchant's wife : a letter / Li Po [Rihaku] --
The wife's complaint / Anon --
Exile / Ernest Dowson --
A thousand years, you said / Lady heguri --
Remember / Christina Rossetti --
Song : when I am dead my dearest / Christina Rossetti --
Inseparable / Philip Bourke Marston --
If I should sleep with a lady called death --
John Cornford / Huesca --
The surrender / Henry King --
Madrigal : your love is dead, lady, your love is dead / R.S. Thomas --
Dear gentle soul, who went so soon away / Luis de Camoëns --
Epitaph on the monument of Sir William Dyer at Colmworth, 1641 / Lady Catherine Dyer --
Exequy on his wife / Henry King --
Methought I saw my late espousèd saint / John Milton --
Upon the death of Sir Albert Morton's wife / Sir Henry Wotton Desolations : Mother, I cannot mind my wheel / Sappho --
With how sad steps, o moon, thou climb'st the skies! / Sir Philip Sidney --
A doubt of martyrdom / Sir John Suckling --
To Marguerite --
continued / Matthew Arnold --
The definition of love / Andrew Marvell --
Whoso list to hunt, I know where is an hind / Petrarch --
I abide and abide and better abide / Sir Thomas Wyatt --
Kind are her answers / Thomas Campion --
Lesbia loads me night & day with her curses / Catullus --
Busy with love, the bumble bee / Meleager --
My pretty rose tree / William Blake --
Love and jealousy / William Walsh --
Song : why so pale and wan, fond lover? / Sir John Suckling --
Apologue / Tony Connor --
In Bertram's garden / Donald Justice --
Christina / Louis MacNeice --
Song : when a lovely woman stoops to folly / Oliver Goldsmith --
Farewell ungrateful traitor / John Dryden --
Oh! the time that is past / Anon --
Damned women / Charles Baudelaire --
When I was one-and-twenty / A.E. Housman --
Never give all the heart / W.B. Yeats --
Mirage / Christina Rossetti --
The banks o'Doon / Robert Burns --
The sick rose / William Blake --
A farewell to false love / Sir Walter Raleigh --
Quick and bitter / Yehuda Amichai --
From the house of life : sacred selves / Dante Gabriel Rossetti --
No use / W.D. Snodgrass --
O wha's the bride? / Hugh MacDiarmid --
The farmer's bride / Charlotte Mew --
Les sylphides / Louis MacNeice --
A considered reply to a child / Jonathan Price --
Talking in bed / Philip Larkin --
And you, Helen / Edward Thomas --
From modern love / George Meredith --
A Mammon-marriage / George Macdonald --
Call it a good marriage / Robert Graves --
The newcomer's wife / Thomas Hardy --
Bonny Barbara Allan / Anon --
'My true love hath my heart and I have his' / Mary Coleridge --
Bereft / Thomas Hardy --
The night has a thousand eyes / Francis William Bourdillon Reverberations : When you are old / W.B. Yeats --
Song : it was upon a Lammas night / Robert Burns --
Curfew / Paul Éluard --
Whence had they come? / W.B. Yeats --
Never such love / Robert Graves --
Love's night & a lamp / Meleager --
Seduced girl / Hedylos --
What she said / Maturai Eruttālan Cēntampūtan --
A rondel of love / Alexander Scott --
Love / George Granville, Baron Lansdowne --
False though she be to me and love / William Congreve --
Walsingham / Sir Walter Raleigh --
An old song ended / Dante Gabriel Rossetti --
The old lady's lament for her youth / Francis Villon --
Crazy Jane talks with the bishop / W.B. Yeats --
The young bloods come round less often now / Horace --
When I was fair and young and favour gracèd me / Queen Elizabeth --
As birds are fitted to the boughs / Louis Simpson --
From lessons of the war : judging distance / Henry Reed --
Under the waterfall / Thomas Hardy --
Strawberries / Edwin Morgan --
A thunderstorm in town / Thomas Hardy --
Farewell to Juliet / Wilfrid Blunt --
I remember / Stevie Smith --
White heliotrope / Arthur Symons --
Chosen / W.B. Yeats --
We did it / Yehuda Armichai --
The custom of the world / Louis Simpson --
The trysting place / William Soutar --
At the dark hour / Paul Dehn --
A silent love / Sir Edward Dyer --
Song of the master and boatswain / W.H. Auden --
The ballad-singer / Thomas Hardy --
What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Girls in their seasons / Derek Mahon --
The disabled debauchee / John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester --
Remembrance / Sir Thomas Wyatt --
The wreath / Robert Graves --
Remember thee! remember thee! / Lord Byron --
A tune / Arthur Symons --
Non sum qualis eram bonae sub regno Cynarae / Ernest Dowson --
The rainy Pleiads wester / A.E. Housman --
Western wind, when will thou blow / Anon --
After a long silence / W.B. Yeats --
Time passing. beloved / Donald Davie --
A marriage ring / George Crabbe --
The funeral / John Donne --
The old flame / Robert Lowell --
While the leaves of the bamboo rustle / Anonymous frontier guard --
Two lips / Thomas Hardy --
She dwelt among the untrodden ways / William Wordsworth --
The wife a-lost / William Barnes --
Remembrance / Emily Brontë --
You would have understood me, had you waited / Paul Verlaine --
To one in Paradise / Edgar Allan Poe --
Surprised by joy --
impatient as the wind / William Wordsworth --
Sonnet : in every dream thy lovely features rise / William Barnes --
To Mary : it is the evening hour / John Clare --
In the Valley of Cauteretz / Alfred Lord Tennyson --
The voice / Thomas Hardy --
Oh! that 'twere possible / Alfred Lord Tennyson --
Rose Aylmer / Walter Savage Landor --
Echo / Christina Rossetti --
Tonight I can write the saddest lines / Pablo Neruda --
To remain / C.P. Cavafy --
In my craft or sullen art / Dylan Thomas --
In time of 'the breaking of nations' / Thomas Hardy --
Index of poets and translators --
Index of titles and first lines.
Other Titles: Penguin book of love poetry
Responsibility: Edited with an introd. by Jon Stallworthy.

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A collection of poems representing 2000 years of history arranged by subjects reflecting various aspects of love.

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