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Seven centuries of verse, English & American, from the early English lyrics to the present day,

Seven centuries of verse, English & American, from the early English lyrics to the present day,

Author: A J M Smith
Publisher: New York, Scribner [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3d ed., rev. and enlView all editions and formats

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Smith, A.J.M. (Arthur James Marshall), 1902-
Seven centuries of verse, English & American, from the early English lyrics to the present day.
New York, Scribner [1967]
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A J M Smith
OCLC Number: 1144355
Description: xxxvii, 818 pages 22 cm
Contents: Sumer is icumen in --
Adam lay I-Bowndyn --
Quid Petis, O fily? --
Ubi sunt que ante nos fuerunt --
I have a yong suster --
I sing of a madien --
O western wind --
The bailey beareth the bell away --
The falcon --
A Lyke-wake dirge --
Jolly good ale and old --
Balade: Hyde, Absolon, thy gilte tresses clere ; Prologue to the Canterbury Tales ; The Nun's Priest's Tale / Geoffrey Chaucer --
Sir Patrick Spens --
The wife of Usher's well --
Thomas the rhymer --
Kemp owyne --
Clerk Suanders --
The cherry-tree carol --
The twa corbies --
The three ravens --
Lord Randal --
Edward, Edward --
Helen of Kirconnell --
To Mistress Margaret Hussey ; To Mistress Isabel Pennell / John Skelton --
Desire / William Cornish --
The epitaph of Graunde Amoure / Stephen Hawes --
The Hind ; They flee from me, that sometime did me seek / Sir Thomas Wyatt --
Description of the spring, wherein each thing renews save only the lover / Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey --
Three sonnets from "amoretti": LXVIII: Most glorious Lord of lyfe ; LXX: Fresh spring, the herald ; LXXV: one day I wrote her name ; Epithalamion / Edmund Spenser --
Walsinghame ; The lie ; Even such is time / Sir Walter Ralegh --
Cupid and campaspe / John Lyly --
Loving in truth ; with how sad steps, o moon ; My true love hath my heart ; Leave me, O love / Sir Philip Sidney --
O wearisome condition of humanity / Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke --
The song at the well ; Bethsabe's song / George Peele --
Are they shadows that we see? / Samuel Daniel --
Sonet: Fra bank to bank, fra wood to wood I rin / Mark Alexander Boyd --
The parting / Michael Drayton --
The passionate shepherd to his love / The nymph's reply (by Sir Walter Ralegh) / Christopher Marlowe --
From the sonnets: XVII: Shall I compare thee; XXIX: When is disgrace with fortune; XXX: When to the sessions; XXXIII: Full many a glorious morning; LV: Not marble, nor the gilded monuments; LX: Like as the waves; LXIV: When I have seen by time's fell hand; LXV: since brass, nor stone ; LXVI: Tired with all these; LXXI: No longer mourn for me; LXXIII: That time of year; CVI: When in the chronicle of wasted time; CVII: Not mine own fears; CXVI: Let me not to the marriage of true minds; CXXIX: Th'expense of spirit; CXXX: My mistress' eyes; CXLVI: Poor soul, the center; Songs from the plays: Who is Silvia?; When daisies pied; When icicles hang by the wall; Now the hungry lion roars; Tell me where is fancy bred; Sigh no more, ladies; Under the greenwood tree; Blow, blow, thouh winter wind ; Come away, death; O mistress mine ; Take, O! Take those lips away; Hark, Hark! the lark; fear no more the heat o' the sun; Where the bee sucks; Full Fathom five; The phoenix and the turtle / William Shakespeare --
Cerry-ripe; Rose-cheeked Laura; Vivamus mea lesbia atque amemus ; When to her lute corinna sings; Kind are her answers; Young and simple though I am; When thou must home / Thomas Campion --
Tom O'Bedlam's song/ Author Unknown --
Song: go and catch a falling star; The canonization; The sun rising; The good-morrow- The Ecstasy ; The Anniversary; Elegy: on his mistress; A valediction forbidding mourning; The relic; HOly sonnets: VII: at the round earth's imagined corners; X: Death, be not proud; Xiii: What if this present; XIV: Batter my heart, three-personed God; A hymn to God the father / John Donne --
To Celia: drink to me only with thine eyes; Song: to Celia; The triumph of Charis; Slow, Slow, fresh fount ; To the memory of my beloved, the author, Master William Shakespeare; An ode to himself; To Heaven / Ben Jonson --
Call for the Robin Redbreast / John Webster --
On the Countess Dowager of Pembroke ; In Obitum M.S., X Mai, 1614 / William Browne of Tavistock --
The argument of his book; Corrinna's going a-maying; To the Virgins, to make much of time; To daffodils; The night-piece, to Julia; Upon Juli'as clothes; Delight in disorder; The cheat of Cupid, or, the ungentle guest; A child's grace; His prayer to Ben Jonson ; The bad season makes the poet sad; A thanksgiving to God, for his house; His creed / Robert Herrick --
The collar; Redemption; Peace; The church-floor; Love; The pulley; Discipline; Life; Virture/ George Herbert --
Death the leveller/ James shirley --
Go, lovely rose/ Edmund Waller --
At a solemn music ; On time ; On the morning of Christ's nativity ; L'allegro ; Il Penseroso; Lycidas; Songs from "comus": The star that bids the shepherds fold; Sweet echo, sweetest nymph; Sabrina fair; To the ocean now I fly ; Sonnets: How soon hath time; When I consider how my light is Oliver Cromwell ; On the late massacre in Piemont ; On the detraction which followed upon my writing certain treatises ; On the same; On his deceased wife; Choruses from "Samson Agonistes": May are the wayings of the wise; Oh how comely it is and how reviving; All is best / John Milton --
Out upon it! I have loved; A ballad upon a wedding; Song / Sir John Suckling --
In the Holy Nativity of our Lord God ; A song / Richard Crashaw --
To Lucasta, going to the wars ; To Althea, from prison / Richard Lovelace --
To his coy mistress; The garden; The picture of little T.C. in a prospect of flowers ; Bermudas; The definition of love / Andrew Marvell --
The world; The retreat; The nigh; Ascension-hymn / Henry Vaughan --
Wonder / Thomas Traherne --
Alexander's feast, or, the power of music ; To the memory of Mr. OIdham; Prologue to "Aureng-Zebe" ' Lines printed under the engraved portrait of Milton, 1688; Song of Venus; The lady's song; The secular masque / John Dryden --
A better answer (Cloe Jealous); To a child of quality; On critics / Matthew Prior --
A description of the morning; Description of a city shower; A satyrical elegy on the death of a late famous general ; Clever Tom Clinch going to be hanged / Jonathan Swift --
Damon and cupid; Song from "The beaggar's opera": were I laid on Greenland's coast; My own epitaph / John Gay --
On the prospect of planting arts and learning in America / Goerge Berkeley --
Ode on solitude; To a young lad on her leaving the town after the coronation ; The rape of the lock; Elegy to the memory of an unfortunate lady ; Engraved on the collar of a dog, which I gave to His Royal Highness; Epitaph intended for Sir Isaac Newton / Alexander Pope --
Prologue spoken by Mr. Garrick at the opening of the theatre in Drury Lane, 1747 / Samuel Johnson --
Ode on a distant prospect of Eton College ; On the death of a favourite cat, drowned in a tub of goldfishes ; Elegy written in a country churchyard; On Lord Holland's seat near Margate, Kent / Thomas Gray --
Ode to evening; Ode written in the beginning of the year / William Collins --
For I will consider my cat Jeoffrey / Christopher Smart --
When lovely woman stoops to folly ; Edmund Burke (from "retaliation") ; David Garrick (from "retaliation") / Oliver Goldsmith --
The poplar field / Epitaph on a hare ; Light shining out of darkness / William Cowper --
to the muses ; song: how sweet I roam'd ; songs of innocence: introduction ; The lamb; The little black boy; The tyger; Ah! sun-flower ; The sick rose; London; The little vagabond ; The garden of love; I asked a thief; From "Milton" ; Scoffers; Auguries of innocence / William Blake --
Scots wha hae ; A red, red rose; Ae fond kiss; To a mouse, on turning up her nest with the plough ; John Barleycorn: a ballad ; To a louse, on seeing one on a lady's bonnet at church ; Address to the unco guid, or the rigidly righteous / Robert Burns --
The daffodils; The solitary reaper; To a butterfly; Stepping westward; Lucy Gray: or, solitude ; Three years she grew; A slumber did my spirit seal; Ode --
intimations of immortality from recollections of early childhood ; Lines composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey ; sonnets: The world is too much with use; Upon Westminster Bridge; London, 1802; thoughts of a Briton on the subjugation of Switzerland ; Mutability; It is a beauteous evening, calm and free; Surprised by Joy --
impatient as the wind / William Wordswoth --
Bonny Dundee; Proud Maisei / Sir Walter Scott --
The fruit plucker; Kubla Khan; The rime of the ancient mariner / Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
[and many more].
Responsibility: selected and edited by A.J.M. Smith.


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