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Reader's companion; a personal anthology selected for re-readability from the writers of 2000 years for the reader of today,

Author: Louis Kronenberger
Publisher: New York, The Viking Press, 1945.
Series: Viking portable library.
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Genre/Form: Anthologies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kronenberger, Louis, 1904-1980.
Reader's companion.
New York, The Viking press, 1945
(OCoLC)573415625
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Kronenberger
OCLC Number: 593192
Description: xxxiv pages, 1 leaf, 731, [1] pages 17 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Louis Kronenberger --
The death of Socrates / Plato --
A modest proposal / Jonathan Swift --
On the conversation of authors / William Hazlitt --
Selections from The life of Johnson / James Boswell --
The emperor's new clothes / Hans Christian Andersen --
The death of Ivan Ilych / Leo Tolstoy --
From the Prologue to the Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer --
I sing of a maiden / Anonymous --
Lully, Lully / Anonymous --
Sir Patrick Spens / Anonymous --
Fair Helen / Anonymous --
Lord Randal / Anonymous --
The maidens came / Anonymous --
Western wind, when wilt thou blow? / Anonymous --
With Margerain gentle / John Skelton --
O mortal folk, you may behold / Stephen Hawes --
Written the night before he was beheaded, 1586 / Chidiock Tichbourne --
The lowest trees have tops / Sir Edward Dyer / Tom o' Bedlam's song / Anonymous --
Once did I love ... / Anonymous --
Full fathom five ... / William Shakespeare --
Poor naked wretches ... / William Shakespeare --
Cleopatra's death / William Shakespeare --
Farewell, thou art too dear for my possessing / William Shakespeare --
Poor soul, the center of my sinful Earth / William Shakespeare --
Hear, ye ladies that despise / John Fletcher --
Tell, o tell / Thomas Campion --
Now winter nights enlarge / Thomas Campion --
Follow your saint ... / Thomas Campion --
Kind are her answers / Thomas Campion --
Still to be neat, still to be drest / Ben Johnson --
Go, soul, the body's guest / Sir Walter Raleigh --
What is our life? / Sir Walter Raleigh --
Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part / Michael Drayton --
And now methinks I could e'en chide myself / Cyril Tourneur --
Whenas the nightingale chaunted her vespers / John Cleveland --
From The fairies' farewell / Richard Corbet --
Air and angels / John Donne --
The legacy / John Donne --
A hymn to God the Father / John Donne --
The good-morrow / John Donne --
At the round Earth's imagined corners, blow / John Donne --
Death, be not proud ... / John Donne --
Epitaph on the Countesse Dowager of Pembroke / William Browne --
Epitaph in obitum M. S. x° Maij, 1614 / William Browne --
Beauty is but a flower / Thomas Nashe --
The quip / George Herbert --
The temper / George Herbert --
Virtué / George Herbert --
The pulley / George Herbert --
The collar / George Herbert --
Easter / George Herbert --
And now in age I bud again / George Herbert --
To the meadows / Robert Herrick --
To keep a true Lent / Robert Herrick --
"I dare not ask a kiss" / Robert Herrick --
An ode for Ben Jonson / Robert Herrick --
"Hey nonny no!" / Anonymous --
"My love in her attire ..." / Anonymous --
The garden / Andrew Marvell --
Bermudas / Andrew Marvell --
The definition of love / Andrew Marvell --
To his coy mistress / Andrew Marvell --
The mower to the glow-worms / Andrew Marvell --
From A Horatian ode upon Cromwell / Andrew Marvell --
From Paradise lost / John Milton --
On a fly drinking from his cup / William Oldys --
"My soul, there is a country" / Henry Vaughan --
"Alice is tall and upright as a pine" / Charles Cotton --
"Margaret of humbler stature by my head" / Charles Cotton --
Zimri / John Dryden --
Achitophel / John Dryden --
"All, all of a piece throughout" / John Dryden --
"When I consider life ..." / John Dryden --
From The epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot / Alexander Pope --
Conclusion from The Dunciad / Alexander Pope --
From St. Philip and St. James / Christopher Smart --
A short song of congratulation / Samuel Johnson --
From The vanity of human wishes / Samuel Johnson --
From Retaliation / Oliver Goldsmith --
To spring / William Blake --
"Never seek to tell thy love" / William Blake --
The garden of love / William Blake --
"How sweet I roam'd from field to field" / William Blake --
A poison tree / William Blake --
The clod and the pebble / William Blake --
The defiled sanctuary / William Blake --
From Milton / William Blake --
Ah! sun-flower / William Blake --
The tiger / William Blake --
"Of a' the airts ..." / Robert Burnes --
"Ye flowery banks" / Robert Burns --
Kubla Khan / Samuel Tyler Coleridge --
"Dear child of nature, let them rail" / William Wordsworth --
From The prelude / William Wordsworth --
From Mutability / William Wordsworth --
The solitary reaper / Will aim Wordsworth --
"Why do our joys depart?" / Walter Savage Landor --
"All is not over ..." / Walter Savage Landor --
"Past ruin'd Ilion Helen lives" / Walter Savage Landor --
"I held her hand, the pledge of bliss" / Walter Savage Landor --
"The grateful heart ..." / Walter Savage Landor --
Heart's ease / Walter Savage Landor --
"Do you remember me? or are you proud" / Walter Savage Landor --
"Years, many parti-colored years / Walter Savage Landor --
Dirce / Walter Savage Landor --
On his own Agamemnon and Iphigeneia / Walter Savage Landor --
"Alas, how soon the hours are over" / Walter Savage Landor --
"Various the roads of life ..." / Walter Savage Landor --
On Catullus / Walter Savage Landor --
To ----
/ Percy Bysshe Shelley --
The Indian serenade / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
"So, we'll go no more a'roving" / Lord Byron --
"Bright star, would I were steadfast" / John Keats --
Fragment of an Ode to Maia / John Keats --
To a fish / Leigh Hunt --
Days / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
To Helen / Edgar Allan Poe --
To one in Paradise / Edgar Allan Poe --
From The princess / Alfred Tennyson --
The eagle / Alfred Tennyson --
Isolation: to Marguerite / Matthew Arnold --
The last word / Matthew Arnold --
Two doves upon the selfsame branch / Christina Rossetti --
A blue-eyed phantom far before / Christina Rossetti --
An idle poet, here and there / Coventry Patmore --
I found the phrase to every thought / Emily Dickinson --
Because I could not stop for death / Emily Dickinson --
My life closed twice before its close / Emily Dickinson --
The bustle in a house / Emily Dickinson --
The heart asks pleasure first / Emily Dickinson --
From Ogier the Dane / William Morris --
Chorus from Atalanta in Calydon / Algernon Charles Swinburne --
God's grandeur / Gerald Manley Hopkins --
The habit of perfection / Gerald Manley Hopkins --
Eight o'clock / A.E. Housman --
Fancy's knell / A.E. Housman --
Leda and the swan / William Butler Yeats --
In memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markiewicz / William Butler Yeats --
Conclusion from Urn burial / Sir Thomas Browne --
Odds and ends / Lord Chesterfield ; Marjorie Fleming ; Heinrich Heine ; The Rev. Sydney Smith ; Queen Elizabeth ; Jane Austen ; La Bruyère ; William Lloyd Garrison --
From Life on the Mississippi / Mark Twain --
From Of friendship / Michel de Montaigne --
Three groups of letters / Lady Mary Montagu ; Horace Walpole ; Lord Byron --
A simple heart / Gustave Flaubert --
The suicide of Petronius / Tacitus --
Hosts and guests / Max Beerbohm --
From The way of the world / William Congreve --
Notes from Underground: part I / Fëdor Dostoevski --
Aphorisms / Blaise Pascal ; La Rochefoucauld ; George Savile ; Marquis of Halifax ; William Blake ; William Hazlitt ; Ralph Waldo Emerson --
My own centenary / E.M. Forster --
The death of Ridley and Latimer / John Foxe --
Madame du Deffand / Lytton Strachey --
Venus with young Adonis / Bartholomew Griffin --
The ploughman's song / Nicholas Breton --
Song of Apelles / John Lyly --
Song from The old wife's tale / George Peele --
Aeliana's ditty / Henry Chettle --
On treason / Sir John Harington --
When others sing Venite exultemus / John Dowland --
Sigh no more, ladies ... / William Shakespeare --
Hold back thy hours, dark night / John Fletcher --
The good night or blessing / Robert Herrick --
Chop-cherry / Robert Herrick --
Love not me for comely Grace / John Wilbye --
Go, lovely Rose----
/ Edward Waller --
Of thee, kind boy ... / Sir John Suckling --
The siege / Sir John Suckling --
Ha, ha! Ha, ha! This world doth pass / Anonymous --
O stay, sweet love ... / Anonymous --
While Adam slept ... / Anonymous --
I have lost my mistress, horse and wife / Anonymous --
The world / Anonymous --
Three young rats / Anonymous --
Green broom / Anonymous --
When the devil was sick ... / Anonymous --
There was a young poet of Thusis / Anonymous --
On Charles II / Lord Rochester --
Song / John Crowne --
The departing lover / William Walsh --
An ode / Matthew Prior --
Pious Celinda ... / William Congreve --
When Orpheus went down ... / Samuel Lisle --
Engraved on the collar of a dog, which I gave to His Royal Highness / Alexander Pope --
A toast / John Byron --
The king to Oxford sent a troop of horse / Sir William Browne --
On the phrase, To kill time / Voltaire --
Lord Galloway / Robert Burns --
Green grow the rashes, o! / Robert Burns --
The jolly beggars / Robert Burns --
With women and apples ... / Thomas Moore --
Rondeau / Leigh Hunt --
The war-song of Dinas Vawr / Thomas Love Peacock --
Eheu fugaces / R.H. Barham --
Good night to the season / Winthrop Mackworth Praed --
From Spectator ab extra / Arthur Hugh Clough --
Ode to tobacco / Charles Stuart Calverley --
From Alice's adventures in Wonderland --
Lewis Carroll --
The susceptible chancellor / Sir William Schwenck Gilbert --
Good and bad luck / John Hay --
Elegy in a country churchyard / Gilbert Keith Chesterton --
Ballade d'une grande dame / Gilbert Keith Chesterton --
Tender-heartedness / Col. D. Streamer (Harry Graham) --
Aunt Eliza / Col. D. Streamer (Harry Graham) --
One perfect rose / Dorothy Parker --
Table talk / John Selden --
The pupil / Henry James.
Series Title: Viking portable library.
Responsibility: by Louis Kronenberger.

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