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A New treasury of poetry

Author: Neil Philip; John Lawrence
Publisher: New York : Stewart, Tabori & Chang : Distributed in the U.S. by Workman Pub., 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
A celebration of English verse. Includes poems by William Blake, Christopher Smart, Robert Louis Stevenson, Christina Rossetti, Walter de la Mare, Eleanor Farjeon, Ted Hughes, Charles Causley, and many others.

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Genre/Form: Narrative poetry
Echo verse
Children's poetry, American
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Philip; John Lawrence
ISBN: 1556701454 9781556701450
OCLC Number: 20828184
Notes: "An Albion book"--Title page verso.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: "There was a child went forth"; Whitman --
Yankee Doodle; Traditional --
Grace at Kirkudbright; Burns --
Infant joy; Blake --
Another grace for a child; Herrick --
Morning song; Plath --
I see a bear; Hughes --
Here comes a lusty wooer; Traditional --
Baby-sitting; Clarke --
The mirror; Graves --
"Lavender's blue"; Traditional --
"I know where I'm going"; Traditional --
My young man's a cornishman; Causley --
Henry and Mary; Graves --
I am cherry alive; Schwartz --
To mistress Margaret Hussey; Skelton --
The shade-catchers; Mew --
Where go the boats?; Stevenson --
Above the dock; Hulme --
Full moon; Sackville-West --
Full moon and little Frieda; Hughes --
First travels of Max; Crowe Ransom --
The centaur; Swenson --
The collar-bone of a hare; Yeats --
We real cool; Brooks --
The brothers; Muir --
Alone; Poe --
Nursery rhyme of innocence and experience; Causley --
"I remember, I remember ... ; Hood --
I remember, I remember; Larkin --
Fern Hill; Thomas --
Soap suds; MacNeice --
"Sing me a song of a lad that is gone"; Stevenson --
Eden rock; Causley --
Apple blossom; MacNeice --
Days; Larkin --
Beachcomber; Brown --
The character of a happy life; Wotton --
"Were I a king ... "; Edward --
A child's laughter; Swinburne --
Running to paradise; Yeats --
William I; Farjeon --
The looking-glass; Kipling --
"When I was fair and young ... "; Queen Elizabeth I --
Impromptu on Charles II; Wilmot --
On Prince Frederick; Anon. --
"I'm nobody! Who are you?; Dickinson --
The frog prince; Smith --
Two wedding songs; Heath-Stubbs --
Vain and careless; Graves --
Cushie Butterfield; RIdley --
The water is wide; Traditional --
A red, red rose; Burns --
Ballad of an old woman; Collymore --
A song about myself; Keats --
How pleasant to know Mr. Lear; Lear --
Lines for Cuscuscaraway and Mirza Murad Ali Beg; Eliot --
from A song of myself; Whitman --
On his seventy-fifth birthday; Landor --
"The art of biography"; Bentley --
Poem for a dead poet; McGough --
Saint Francis and the birds; Heaney --
Love without hope; Graves --
Walking song; Gurney --
Afternoon tea; Mew --
"One leg ... "; Traditional. Wishes of an elderly man; Raleigh --
House fear; Frost --
This is just to say; Williams --
Poem at thirty; Sanchez --
A recollection; Cornford --
A consumer's report; Porter --
"The laws of god, the laws of man"; Housman --
Song: Lift-boy; Graves --
The history of the flood; Stubbs --
The lover whose mistress feared a mouse, declareth that he would become a cat, if he might have his desire; Turberville --
from Jubilate Agno; Smart --
The rum tum tugger; Eliot --
On the death of a mad dog; Goldsmith --
The cat; Hares at play; Clare --
The oyster; Traditional --
Fish; Ross --
The fish; Bishop --
To a fish/ A fish replies/ The fish turns into a man, and then into a spirit, and again speaks; Hunt --
To a butterfly; Wordsworth --
Answer to a child's question; Coleridge --
Allie; Graves --
Little Trotty Wagtail; Clare --
Robin Redbreast's testament; Traditional; "Repeat that, repeat"; Hopkins --
On the cuckoo; Quarles --
Wiltshire downs; Young --
The eagle; Tennyson --
The fowler; Gibson --
Michaels' song; Gibson --
"A narrow fellow in the grass"; Dickinson --
Snake; Lawrence --
Lizard; Lawrence --
The bull moose; Nowlan --
The tyger; Blake --
The thought-fox; Hughes --
A noiseless patient spider; Whitman --
"Yesterday he was nowhere to be found"; Hughes --
Poor old horse; Traditional --
Sheep; Davies --
Milking before dawn; Dallas --
Cows; Reeves --
The oxen; Hardy. Autumn fires; Stevenson --
"Bread and milk for breakfast"; Rossetti --
Cuckoo song; Kipling --
"Dear March--Come in--"; Dickinson --
In the fields; Mew --
Spring; Blake --
The trees are down; Mew --
Domus Caedet Arborem; Mew --
"The lopped tree in time may grow again"; Southwell --
"Loveliest of trees, the cherry now"; Housman --
The daffodils; Wordsworth --
The wheat ripening; Clare --
Day-dreams; Canton --
Heat; Lampman --
Pods pop and grin; Berry --
Cut grass; Larkin --
"Blazing in gold"; Dickinson --
"The sun and fog contested"; Dickinson --
The rainbow; Traditional --
Autumn; Hulme --
Weathers; Hardy --
To autumn; Keats --
Beechwoods at Knole; Sackville-West --
Wild iron; Curnow --
Windy nights; Stevenson --
"Who has seen the wind?"; Rossetti --
The storm; de la Mare --
Windy gap; Campbell --
Address to a child during a boisterous winter evening; Wordsworth --
"O thought I!"; Wordsworth --
The high hills; Gurney --
"An October robin ... "; Hughes --
"Please to remember"; de la Mare --
"There's a certain slant of light"; Dickinson --
Snow; Thomas --
Now winter nights enlarge; Campion --
Stopping by woods on a snowy evening; Frost --
Thaw; Thomas --
Sudden thaw; Young --
Song by an old shepherd; Blake --
Snow falling; Hughes --
Christmas song; Traditional --
Warning to children; Graves --
Leisure; Davies --
"A thing of beauty is a joy for ever"; Keats --
Cock-crow; Thomas --
The lake isle of Innisfree; Yeats --
Prophecy; Wylie --
"White in the moon ... "; Housman --
"Before the beginning of years"; Swinburne --
"I thank You God ... "; Cummings --
Pied beauty; Hopkins --
"Cities and thrones and powers"; Kipling --
Ozymandias; Shelley --
"Even such is time ... "; Raleigh --
"A word is dead"; Dickinson --
"He who binds to himself a joy" Blake --
Fantasy of an african boy; Berry --
Hunger; Binyon --
Abou Ben Adhem; Hunt --
Song; Clare --
A poison tree; Blake --
"Dont-care didn't care"; Traditional --
Anger's freeing power; Smith --
The jeely piece song; McNaughtan --
The glog-hole; MacDiarmid --
"I, too, sing America"; Hughes --
None is the same as another; Smith. As you came from the Holy land; Raleigh --
The beautiful; Davies --
The road not taken; Frost --
This is the key; Traditional --
"The brain--
is wider that the sky--"; Dickinson --
Generations; Gurney --
Merlin and the gleam; Tennyson --
The rainbow; Lawrence --
The rainbow; de la Mare --
"My heart leaps up"; Wordsworth --
"the child is father to the man"; Hopkins --
"What are heavy?"; Rossetti --
"Say not the struggle nought availeth ... "; Clough --
"In this short life"; Dickinson --
Personal; Hughes --
"Where lies the land ... "; Clough --
I am the great sun; Causley --
"I took one draught of life--"; Dickinson --
from Auguries of innocence; Blake --
The cataract of Lodore; Southey --
The war song of Dinas Vawr; Peacock --
Roman wall blues; Auden --
The wishing-well; Gibson --
The ballad of Agincourt; Drayton --
A smuggler's song; Kipling --
The burial of Sir John More at Corunna; Wolfe --
To his love; Gurney --
Morse --
Murray --
The highwayman; Noyes --
The listeners; de la Mare --
The way through the woods; Kipling --
The magpies; Glover --
The outlaw of Lock Lene; Callanan --
La belle dame Sans Merci; Keats --
"Her strong enchantments failing"; Housman --
Richard Cory; Robinson --
Lord Randal; Traditional --
Frankie and Johnny; Traditional --
The Douglas tragedy; Traditional --
Young Lochinvar; Scott --
Our ship she lies in harbour; Traditional --
The forsaken merman; Arnold --
Song of the galley-slaves; Kipling --
The land of Whipperginny; Graves --
Boomerang; Hart-Smith --
Invocation; MacNeice --
"Shake off our heavy trance"; Beaumont --
John Connu Rider; Salkey --
The song of wandering aengus; Yeats --
I saw a peacock; Traditional --
"How many miles to Babylon?"; Traditional --
Romance; Turner --
Eldorado; Poe --
Loving mad Tom; Anon. --
Bunches of grapes; de la Mare --
"Three plum buns"; Rossetti --
Dawlish fair; Keats --
King Arthur; Traditional --
"Amid the derringers I ride"; Blishen --
The Yule days; Traditional --
Legend; Wright --
The derby ram; Traditional --
Ariel's song; Shakespeare --
The song of the mad prince; de la Mare --
Figgie Hobin; Causley. Calico pie; Lear --
How to make a sailor's pie; Aiken --
Grey goose and gander; Traditional --
Sea-marge; Gurney --
"Ferry me across the water"; Rossetti --
The silver penny; de la Mare --
"I had a little nut-tree"; Traditional --
The owl and hte pussy-cat; Lear --
"Lean out of the window"; Joyce --
"I give you the end of a golden string"; Blake --
Good night; Farjeon --
A lyke-wake dirge; Traditional --
A nightmare; Gilbert --
The sea; Reeves --
Slowly; Reeves --
Twilight time; Palmer --
Samuel Palmer's coming from evening church: Causley --
The echoing green; Blake --
The morning watch; Vaughan --
The shepherd boy's song; Bunyan --
The tide in the river; Farjeon --
the songs I had; Gurney --
A vision; Clare --
Sea-fever; Masefield --
Up-hill; Rossetti --
Requiem; Stevenson --
A baby-sermon; Macdonald --
Lines for a bed at Kelmscott Manor; Morris --
Time to go home; Reeves --
A night-herding song; Stephens --
The cottager to her infant; Wordsworth --
Weep you no more, sad fountains; Anon. --
Sephestia's song; Greene --
My papa's waltz; Roethke --
Grampa; Scott --
The city of sleep; Kipling --
After apple-picking; Frost --
Pleasant sounds; Clare --
A spell for sleeping; Reid --
"Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John"; Traditional --
A clear midnight; Whitman.
Responsibility: selected and introduced by Neil Philip ; illustrated by John Lawrence.


A celebration of English verse. Includes poems by William Blake, Christopher Smart, Robert Louis Stevenson, Christina Rossetti, Walter de la Mare, Eleanor Farjeon, Ted Hughes, Charles Causley, and many others.


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