The Home Book of Verse, Volume 1
Burton Egbert Stevenson

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The Home Book of Verse, Volume 1

by Burton Egbert Stevenson

Contents of Volume I of the two volume set
This includes contents of Volumes 1 through 4 of our Etext editions.



The Human Seasons John Keats


"Only a Baby Small" Matthias Barr
Only Harriet Prescott Spofford
Infant Joy William Blake
Baby George Macdonald
To a New-Born Baby Girl Grace Hazard Conkling
To Little Renee William Aspenwall Bradley
A Rhyme of One Frederick Locker-Lampson
To a New-Born Child Cosmo Monkhouse
Baby May William Cox Bennett
Alice Herbert Bashford
Songs for Fragoletta Richard Le Gallienne
Choosing a Name Mary Lamb
Weighing the Baby Ethel Lynn Beers
Etude Realiste Algernon Charles Swinburne
Little Feet Elizabeth Akers
The Babie Jeremiah Eames Rankin
Little Hands Laurence Binyon
Bartholomew Norman Gale
The Storm-Child May Byron
"On Parent Knees" William Jones
"Philip, My King" Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
The King of the Cradle Joseph Ashby-Sterry
The Firstborn John Arthur Goodchild
No Baby in the House Clara Dolliver
Our Wee White Rose Gerald Massey
Into the World and Out Sarah M. P. Piatt
"Baby Sleeps" Samuel Hinds
Baby Bell Thomas Bailey Aldrich


Mother Goose's Melodies Unknown
Jack and Jill Unknown
The Queen of Hearts Unknown
Little Bo-Peep Unknown
Mary's Lamb Sarah Josepha Hale
The Star Jane Taylor
"Sing a Song of Sixpence" Unknown
Simple Simon Unknown
A Pleasant Ship Unknown
"I Had a Little Husband" Unknown
"When I Was a Bachelor" Unknown
"Johnny Shall Have a New
Bonnet" Unknown
The City Mouse and the
Garden Mouse Christina Rossetti
Robin Redbreast Unknown
Solomon Grundy Unknown
"Merry Are the Bells" Unknown
"When Good King Arthur
Ruled This Land" Unknown
The Bells of London Unknown
"The Owl and the Eel and
the Warming Pan" Laura E. Richards
The Cow Ann Taylor
The Lamb William Blake
Little Raindrops Unknown
"Moon, So Round and Yellow" Matthias Barr
The House That Jack Built Unknown
Old Mother Hubbard Unknown
The Death and Burial of
Cock Robin Unknown
Baby-Land George Cooper
The First Tooth William Brighty Rands
Baby's Breakfast Emilie Poulsson
The Moon Eliza Lee Follen
Baby at Play Unknown
The Difference Laura E. Richards
Foot Soldiers John Banister Tabb
Tom Thumb's Alphabet Unknown
Grammar in Rhyme Unknown
Days of the Month Unknown
The Garden Year Sara Coleridge
Riddles Unknown
Proverbs Unknown
Kind Hearts Unknown
Weather Wisdom Unknown
Old Superstitions Unknown


Wynken, Blynken, and Nod Eugene Field
The Sugar-Plum Tree Eugene Field
When the Sleepy Man Comes Charles G. D. Roberts
Auld Daddy Darkness James Ferguson
Willie Winkle William Miller
The Sandman Margaret Thomson Janvier
The Dustman Frederick Edward Weatherly
Sephestia's Lullaby Robert Greene
"Golden Slumbers Kiss Your
Eyes" Thomas Dekker
"Sleep, Baby, Sleep" George Wither
Mother's Song Unknown
A Lullaby Richard Rowlands
A Cradle Hymn Isaac Watts
Cradle Song William Blake
Lullaby Carolina Nairne
Lullaby of an Infant Chief Walter Scott
Good-Night Jane Taylor
"Lullaby, O Lullaby" William Cox Bennett
Lullaby Alfred Tennyson
The Cottager to Her Infant Dorothy Wordsworth
Trot, Trot! Mary F. Butts
Holy Innocents Christina Georgina Rossetti
Lullaby Josiah Gilbert Holland
Cradle Song Josiah Gilbert Holland
An Irish Lullaby Alfred Perceval Graves
Cradle Song Josephine Preston Peabody
Mother-Song from "Prince
Lucifer" Alfred Austin
Kentucky Babe Richard Henry Buck
Minnie and Winnie Alfred Tennyson
Bed-Time Song Emilie Poulsson
Tucking the Baby In Curtis May
"Jenny Wi' the Airn Teeth" Alexander Anderson
Cuddle Doon Alexander Anderson
Bedtime Francis Robert St. Clair Erskine


Happy Thought Robert Louis Stevenson
Whole Duty of Children Robert Louis Stevenson
Politeness Elizabeth Turner
Rules of Behavior Unknown
Little Fred Unknown
The Lovable Child Emilie Poulsson
Good and Bad Children Robert Louis Stevenson
Rebecca's After-Thought Elizabeth Turner
Kindness to Animals Unknown
A Rule for Birds' Nesters Unknown
"Sing on, Blithe Bird" William Motherwell
"I Like Little Pussy" Jane Taylor
Little Things Julia Fletcher Carney
The Little Gentleman Unknown
The Crust of Bread Unknown
"How Doth the Little Busy
Bee" Isaac Watts
The Brown Thrush Lucy Larcom
The Sluggard Isaac Watts
The Violet Jane Taylor
Dirty Jim Jane Taylor
The Pin Ann Taylor
Jane and Eliza Ann Taylor
Meddlesome Matty Ann Taylor
Contented John Jane Taylor
Friends Abbie Farwell Brown
Anger Charles and Mary Lamb
"There Was a Little Girl" H. W. Longfellow
The Reformation of Godfrey
Gore William Brighty Rands
The Best Firm Walter G. Doty
A Little Page's Song William Alexander Percy
How the Little Kite Learned
to Fly Unknown
The Butterfly and the Bee William Lisle Bowles
The Butterfly Adelaide O'Keefe
Morning Jane Taylor
Buttercups and Daisies Mary Howitt
The Ant and the Cricket Unknown
After Wings Sarah M. B. Piatt
Deeds of Kindness Epes Sargent
The Lion and the Mouse Jeffreys Taylor
The Boy and the Wolf John Hookham Frere
The Story of Augustus, Who
Would Not Have Any Soup Heinrich Hoffman
The Story of Little
Suck-A-Thumb Heinrich Hoffman
Written in a Little Lady's
Little Album Frederick William Faber
My Lady Wind Unknown
To a Child William Wordsworth
A Farewell Charles Kingsley


Reeds of Innocence William Blake
The Wonderful World William Brighty Rands
The World's Music Gabriel Setoun
A Boy's Song James Hogg
Going Down Hill On a Bicycle Henry Charles Beeching
Playgrounds Laurence Alma-Tadema
"Who Has Seen the Wind?" Christina Georgina Rossetti
The Wind's Song Gabriel Setoun
The Piper on the Hill Dora Sigerson Shorter
The Wind and the Moon George Macdonald
Child's Song in Spring Edith Nesbit
Baby Seed Song Edith Nesbit
Little Dandelion Helen Barron Bostwick
Little White Lily George Macdonald
Wishing William Allingham
In the Garden Ernest Crosby
The Gladness of Nature William Cullen Bryant
Glad Day W. Graham Robertson
The Tiger William Blake
Answer to a Child's Question Samuel Taylor Coleridge
How the Leaves Came Down Susan Coolidge
A Legend of the Northland Phoebe Cary
The Cricket's Story Emma Huntington Nason
The Singing-Lesson Jean Ingelow
Chanticleer Katherine Tynan
"What Does Little Birdie
Say?" Alfred Tennyson
Nurse's Song William Blake
Jack Frost Gabriel Setoun
October's Party George Cooper
The Shepherd William Blake
Nikolina Celia Thaxter
Little Gustava Celia Thaxter
Prince Tatters Laura E. Richards
The Little Black Boy William Blake
The Blind Boy Colley Cibber
Bunches of Grapes Walter de la Mare
My Shadow Robert Louis Stevenson
The Land of Counterpane Robert Louis Stevenson
The Land of Story-Books Robert Louis Stevenson
The Gardener Robert Louis Stevenson
Foreign Lands Robert Louis Stevenson
My Bed is a Boat Robert Louis Stevenson
The Peddler's Caravan William Brighty Rands
Mr. Coggs Edward Verrall Lucas
The Building of the Nest Margaret Sangster
"There was a Jolly Miller" Isaac Bickerstaff
One and One Mary Mapes Dodge
A Nursery Song Laura E. Richards
A Mortifying Mistake Anna Maria Pratt
The Raggedy Man James Whitcomb Riley
The Man in the Moon James Whitcomb Riley
Little Orphant Annie James Whitcomb Riley
Our Hired Girl James Whitcomb Riley
See'n Things Eugene Field
The Duel Eugene Field
Holy Thursday William Blake
A Story for a Child Bayard Taylor
The Spider and the Fly Mary Howitt
The Captain's Daughter James Thomas Fields
The Nightingale and the
Glow-Worm William Cowper
Sir Lark and King Sun: A
Parable George Macdonald
The Courtship, Merry
Marriage, and Picnic
Dinner of Cock Robin
and Jenny Wren Unknown
The Babes in the Wood Unknown
God's Judgment on a
Wicked Bishop Robert Southey
The Pied Piper of Hamelin Robert Browning


A Carol Unknown
"God Rest You Merry
Gentlemen" Unknown
'O Little Town of Bethlehem" Phillips Brooks
A Christmas Hymn Alfred Domett
"While Shepherds Watched
their Flocks by Night" Nahum Tate
Christmas Carols Edmund Hamilton Sears
The Angels William Drummond
The Burning Babe Robert Southwell
Tryste Noel Louise Imogen Guiney
Christmas Carol Unknown
"Brightest and Best of the
Sons of the Morning" Reginald Heber
Christmas Bells Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A Christmas Carol Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The House of Christmas Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The Feast of the Snow Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Mary's Baby Shaemas OSheel
Gates and Doors Joyce Kilmer
The Three Kings Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Lullaby in Bethlehem Henry Howarth Bashford
A Child's Song of Christmas Marjorie L. C. Pickthall
Jest 'Fore Christmas Eugene Field
A Visit from St. Nicholas Clement Clarke Moore
Ceremonies for Christmas Robert Herrick
On the Morning of Christ's
Nativity John Milton


The Fairy Book Norman Gale
Fairy Songs William Shakespeare
Queen Mab Ben Jonson
The Elf and the Dormouse Oliver Herford
"Oh! Where Do Fairies Hide
Their Heads?" Thomas Haynes Bayly
Fairy Song Leigh Hunt
Dream Song Richard Middleton
Fairy Song John Keats
Queen Mab Thomas Hood
The Fairies of the
Caldon-Low Mary Howitt
The Fairies William Allingham
The Fairy Thrall Mary C. G. Byron
Farewell to the Fairies Richard Corbet
The Fairy Folk Robert Bird
The Fairy Book Abbie Farwell Brown
The Visitor Patrick R. Chalmers
The Little Elf John Kendrick Bangs
The Satyrs and the Moon Herbert S. Gorman


The Children Charles Monroe Dickinson
The Children's Hour Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Laus Infantium William Canton
The Desire Katherine Tynan
A Child's Laughter Algernon Charles Swinburne
Seven Years Old Algernon Charles Swinburne
Creep Afore Ye Gang James Ballantine
Castles in the Air James Ballantine
Under My Window Thomas Westwood
Little Bell Thomas Westwood
The Barefoot Boy John Greenleaf Whittier
The Heritage James Russell Lowell
Letty's Globe Charles Tennyson Turner
Dove's Nest Joseph Russell Taylor
The Oracle Arthur Davison Ficke
To a Little Girl Helen Parry Eden
To a Little Girl Gustav Kobbe
A Parental Ode to My Son Thomas Hood
A New Poet William Canton
To Laura W-, Two Years Old Nathaniel Parker Willis
To Rose Sara Teasdale
To Charlotte Pulteney Ambrose Philips
The Picture of Little T. C.
in a Prospect of Flowers Andrew Marvell
To Hartley Coleridge William Wordsworth
To a Child of Quality Matthew Prior
Ex Ore Infantium Francis Thompson
Obituary Thomas William Parsons
The Child's Heritage John G. Neihardt
A Girl of Pompeii Edward Sandford Martin
On the Picture of a "Child
Tired of Play" Nathaniel Parker Willis
The Reverie of Poor Susan William Wordsworth
Children's Song Ford Madox Hueffer
The Mitherless Bairn William Thom
The Cry of the Children Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The Shadow-Child Harriet Monroe
Mother Wept Joseph Skipsey
Duty Ralph Waldo Emerson
Lucy Gray William Wordsworth
In the Children's Hospital Alfred Tennyson
"If I Were Dead" Coventry Patmore
The Toys Coventry Patmore
A Song of Twilight Unknown
Little Boy Blue Eugene Field
The Discoverer Edmund Clarence Stedman
A Chrysalis Mary Emily Bradley
Mater Dolorosa William Barnes
The Little Ghost Katherine Tynan
Motherhood Josephine Daskam Bacon
The Mother's Prayer Dora Sigerson Shorter
Da Leetla Boy Thomas Augustin Daly
On the Moor Gale Young Rice
Epitaph of Dionysia Unknown
For Charlie's Sake John Williamson Palmer
"Are the Children at Home?" Margaret Sangster
The Morning-Glory Maria White Lowell
She Came and Went James Russell Lowell
The First Snow-fall James Russell Lowell
"We Are Seven" William Wordsworth
My Child John Pierpont
The Child's Wish Granted George Parsons Lathrop
Challenge Kenton Foster Murray
Tired Mothers May Riley Smith
My Daughter Louise Homer Greene
"I Am Lonely" George Eliot
Sonnets from "Mimma Bella" Eugene Lee-Hamilton
Rose-Marie of the Angels Adelaide Crapsey


Maidenhood Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
To the Virgins, to Make
Much of Time Robert Herrick
To Mistress Margaret Hussey John Skelton
On Her Coming To London Edmund Waller
"O, Saw Ye Bonny Lesley" Robert Burns
To a Young Lady William Cowper
Ruth Thomas Hood
The Solitary Reaper William Wordsworth
The Three Cottage Girls William Wordsworth
Blackmwore Maidens William Barnes
A Portrait Elizabeth Barrett Browning
To a Child of Fancy Lewis Morris
Daisy Francis Thompson
To Petronilla, Who Has
Put Up Her Hair Henry Howarth Bashford
The Gipsy Girl Henry Alford
Fanny Anne Reeve Aldrich
Somebody's Child Louise Chandler Moulton
Emilia Sarah N. Cleghorn
To a Greek Girl Austin Dobson
"Chamber Scene" Nathaniel Parker Willis
"Ah, Be Not False" Richard Watson Gilder
A Life-Lesson James Whitcomb Riley


The Breaking Margaret Steele Anderson
The Flight of Youth Richard Henry Stoddard
"Days of My Youth" St. George Tucker
Ave Atque Vale Rosamund Marriott Watson
To Youth Walter Savage Landor
Stanzas Written on the Road
Between Florence and Pisa George Gordon Byron
Stanzas for Music George Gordon Byron
"When As a Lad" Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
"Around the Child" Walter Savage Landor
Aladdin James Russell Lowell
The Quest Ellen Mackey Hutchinson Cortissoz
My Birth-Day Thomas Moore
Sonnet on His having Arrived
to the Age of Twenty-Three John Milton
On This Day I Complete My
Thirty-Sixth Year George Gordon Byron
Growing Gray Austin Dobson
The One White Hair Walter Savage Landor
Ballade of Middle Age Andrew Lang
Middle Age Rudolph Chambers Lehmann
To Critics Walter Learned
The Rainbow William Wordsworth
Leavetaking William Watson
Equinoctial Adeline D. T. Whitney
"Before the Beginning of
Years" Algernon Charles Swinburne
Man Henry Vaughan
The Pulley George Herbert
Ode on the Intimations of
Immortality from Recollections
of Early Childhood William Wordsworth


Woman Eaton Stannard Barrett
Woman From the Sanskrit of Calidasa
Simplex Munditiis Ben Jonson
Delight in Disorder Robert Herrick
A Praise of His Lady John Heywood
On a Certain Lady at Court Alexander Pope
Perfect Woman William Wordsworth
The Solitary-Hearted Hartley Coleridge
Of Those Who Walk Alone Richard Burton
"She Walks in Beauty" George Gordon Byron
Preludes from "The Angel in
The House" Coventry Patmore
A Health Edward Coote Pinkney
Our Sister Horatio Nelson Powers
From Life Brian Hooker
The Rose of the World William Butler Yeats
Dawn of Womanhood Harold Monro
The Shepherdess Alice Meynell
A Portrait Brian Hooker
The Wife Theodosia Garrison
"Trusty, Dusky, Vivid, True" Robert Louis Stevenson
The Shrine Digby Mackworth Dolben
The Voice Norman Gale
Mother Theresa Helburn
Ad Matrem Julian Fane
C.L.M John Masefield


Stepping Westward William Wordsworth
A Farewell to Arms George Peele
The World Francis Bacon
"When That I Was and a
Little Tiny Boy" William Shakespeare
Of the Last Verses in the
Book Edmund Waller
A Lament Chidiock Tichborne
To-morrow John Collins
Late Wisdom George Crabbe
Youth and Age Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The Old Man's Comforts Robert Southey
To Age Walter Savage Lander
Late Leaves Walter Savage Lander
Years Walter Savage Lander
The River of Life Thomas Campbell
"Long Time a Child" Hartley Coleridge
The World I am Passing
Through Lydia Maria Child
Terminus Ralph Waldo Emerson
Rabbi Ben Ezra Robert Browning
Human Life Audrey Thomas de Vere
Young and Old Charles Kingsley
The Isle of the Long Ago Benjamin Franklin Taylor
Growing Old Matthew Arnold
Past John Galsworthy
Twilight A. Mary F. Robinson
Youth and Age George Arnold
Forty Years On Edward Ernest Bowen
Dregs Ernest Dowson
The Paradox of Time Austin Dobson
Age William Winter
Omnia Sonmia Rosamund Marriott Watson
The Year's End Timothy Cole
An Old Man's Song Richard Le Gallienne
Songs of Seven Jean Ingelow
Auspex James Russell Lowell


The Retreat Henry Vaughan
A Superscription Dante Gabriel Rossetti
The Child in the Garden Henry Van Dyke
Castles in the Air Thomas Love Peacock
Sometimes Thomas S. Jones, Jr
The Little Ghosts Thomas S. Jones, Jr
My Other Me Grace Denio Litchfield
A Shadow Boat Arlo Bates
A Lad That is Gone Robert Louis Stevenson
Carcassonne John R. Thompson
Childhood John Banister Tabb
The Wastrel Reginald Wright Kauffman
Troia Fuit Reginald Wright Kauffman
Temple Garlands A. Mary F. Robinson
Time Long Past Percy Bysshe Shelley
"I Remember, I Remember" Thomas Hood
My Lost Youth Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"Voice of the Western Wind" Edmund Clarence Stedman
"Langsyne, When Life Was
Bonnie" Alexander Anderson
The Shoogy-Shoo Winthrop Packard
Babylon Viola Taylor
The Road of Remembrance Lizette Woodworth Reese
The Triumph of Forgotten
Things Edith M. Thomas
In the Twilight James Russell Lowell
An Immorality Ezra Pound
Three Seasons Christina Georgina Rossetti
The Old Familiar Faces Charles Lamb
The Light of Other Days Thomas Moore
"Tears, Idle Tears" Alfred Tennyson
The Pet Name Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Threescore and Ten Richard Henry Stoddard
Rain on the Roof Coates Kinney
Alone by the Hearth George Arnold
The Old Man Dreams Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Garret William Makepeace Thackeray
Auld Lang Syne Robert Burns
Rock Me to Sleep Elizabeth Akers
The Bucket Samuel Woodworth
The Grape-Vine Swing William Gilmore Simms
The Old Swimmin'-Hole James Whitcomb Riley
Forty Years Ago Unknown
Ben Bolt Thomas Dunn English
"Break, Break, Break" Alfred Tennyson



Eros Ralph Waldo Emerson


"Now What is Love" Walter Raleigh
Wooing Song, "Love is the
Blossom where there blows" Giles Fletcher
Rosalind's Madrigal, "Love
in My bosom" Thomas Lodge
Song, "Love is a sickness
full of woes" Samuel Daniel
Love's Perjuries William Shakespeare
Venus' Runaway Ben Jonson
What is Love John Fletcher
Love's Emblems John Fletcher
The Power of Love John Fletcher
Advice to a Lover Unknown
Love's Horoscope Richard Crashaw
"Ah, how Sweet it is to
Love" John Dryden
Song, "Love still has
something of the sea" Charles Sedley
The Vine James Thomson
Song, "Fain would I change
that Note" Unknown
Cupid Stung Thomas Moore
Cupid Drowned Leigh Hunt
Song, "Oh! say not woman's
love is bought" Isaac Pocock
"In the Days of Old" Thomas Love Peacock
Song, "How delicious is the
winning" Thomas Campbell
Stanzas, "Could love for
ever" George Gordon Byron
"They Speak o' Wiles" William Thom
"Love will Find Out the Way" Unknown
A Woman's Shortcomings Elizabeth Barrett Browning
"Love hath a Language" Helen Selina Sheridan
Song, "O, let the solid
ground" Alfred Tennyson
Amaturus William Johnson-Cory
The Surface and the Depths Lewis Morris
A Ballad of Dreamland Algernon Charles Swinburne
Endymion Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Fate Susan Marr Spalding
"Give all to Love" Ralph Waldo Emerson
"O, Love is not a Summer
Mood" Richard Watson Gilder
"When will Love Come" Pakenham Beatty
"Awake, My Heart" Robert Bridges
The Secret George Edward Woodberry
The Rose of Stars George Edward Woodberry
Song of Eros from "Agathon" George Edward Woodberry
Love is Strong Richard Burton
"Love once was like an April
Dawn" Robert Underwood Johnson
The Garden of Shadow Ernest Dowson
The Call Reginald Wright Kauffman
The Highway Louise Driscoll
Song, "Take it, love" Richard Le Gallienne
"Never Give all the Heart" William Butler Yeats
Song, "I came to the door of
the house of love" Alfred Noyes
"Child, Child" Sara Teasdale
Wisdom Ford Madox Hueffer
Epilogue from "Emblems of
Love" Lascelles Abercrombie
On Hampstead Heath Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
Once on a Time Kendall Banning


First Song from
"Astrophel and Stella" Philip Sidney
Silvia William Shakespeare
Cupid and Campaspe John Lyly
Apollo's Song from "Midas" John Lyly
"Fair is my Love for April's
in her Face" Robert Greene
Samela Robert Greene
Damelus' Song of His
Diaphenia Henry Constable
Madrigal, "My Love in her
attire doth show her wit" Unknown
On Chloris Walking in
the Snow William Strode
"There is a Lady Sweet
and Kind" Unknown
Cherry-Ripe Thomas Campion
Amarillis Thomas Campion
Elizabeth of Bohemia Henry Wotton
Her Triumph Ben Jonson
Of Phillis William Drummond
A Welcome William Browne
The Complete Lover William Browne
Rubies and Pearls Robert Herrick
Upon Julia's Clothes Robert Herrick
To Cynthia on Concealment
of her Beauty Francis Kynaston
Song, "Ask me no more where
Jove bestows" Thomas Carew
A Devout Lover Thomas Randolph
On a Girdle Edmund Waller
Castara William Habington
To Amarantha that She would
Dishevel her Hair Richard Lovelace
Chloe Divine Thomas D'Urfey
My Peggy Allan Ramsay
Song, "O ruddier than the
cherry" John Gay
"Tell me, my Heart, if this
be Love" George Lyttleton
The Fair Thief Charles Wyndham
Amoret Mark Akenside
Song, "The shape alone let
others Prize" Mark Akenside
Kate of Aberdeen John Cunningham
Song, "Who has robbed the
ocean cave" John Shaw
Chloe Robert Burns
"O Mally's Meek, Mally's
Sweet" Robert Burns
The Lover's Choice Thomas Bedingfield
Rondeau Redouble John Payne
"My Love She's but a
Lassie yet" James Hogg
Jessie, the Flower
o' Dunblane Robert Tannahill
Margaret and Dora Thomas Campbell
Dagonet's Canzonet Ernest Rhys
Stanzas for Music, "There be
none of Beauty's daughters" George Gordon Byron
"Flowers I would Bring" Aubrey Thomas de Vere
"It is not Beauty I Demand" George Darley
Song, "She is not fair to
outward view" Hartley Coleridge
Song, "A violet in her
lovely hair" Charles Swain
Eileen Aroon Gerald Griffin
Annie Laurie Unknown
To Helen Edgar Allan Poe
"A Voice by the Cedar Tree" Alfred Tennyson
Song, "Nay, but you, who do
not love her" Robert Browning
The Henchman John Green1eaf Whittier
Lovely Mary Donnelly William Allingham
Love in the Valley George Meredith
Marian George Meredith
Praise of My Lady William Morris
Madonna Mia Algernon Charles Swinburne
"Meet we no Angels, Pansie" Thomas Ashe
To Daphne Walter Besant
"Girl of the Red Mouth" Martin MacDermott
The Daughter of Mendoza Mirabeau Bonaparte Lamar
"If She be made of White
and Red" Herbert P. Horne
The Lover's Song Edward Rowland Sill
"When First I Saw Her" George Edward Woodberry
My April Lady Henry Van Dyke
The Milkmaid Austin Dobson
Song, "This peach is pink
with such a pink" Norman Gale
In February Henry Simpson
"Love, I Marvel What You
Are" Trumbull Stickney
Ballade of My Lady's Beauty Joyce Kilmer
Ursula Robert Underwood Johnson
Villanelle of His Lady's
Treasures Ernest Dowson
Song, "Love, by that
loosened hair" Bliss Carman
Song, "O, like a queen's her
happy tread" William Watson
Any Lover, Any Lass Richard Middleton
Songs Ascending Witter Bynner
Song, "'Oh! Love,' they
said, 'is King of Kings'" Rupert Brooke
Song, "How do I love you" Irene Rutherford McLeod
To . . . . In Church Alan Seeger
After Two Years Richard Aldington
Praise Seumas O'Sullivan


"Forget not Yet" Thomas Wyatt
Fawnia Robert Greene
The Passionate Shepherd to
His Love Christopher Marlowe
The Nymph's Reply to the
Passionate Shepherd Walter Raleigh
"Wrong not, Sweet Empress
of My Heart" Walter Raleigh
To His Coy Love Michael Drayton
Her Sacred Bower Thomas Campion
To Lesbia Thomas Campion
"Love me or Not" Thomas Campion
"There is None, O None but
You" Thomas Campion
Of Corinna's Singing Thomas Campion
"Were my Heart as some
Men's are" Thomas Campion
"Kind are her Answers" Thomas Campion
To Celia Ben Jonson
Song, "O, do not wanton
with those eyes" Ben Jonson
Song, "Go and catch a
falling star" John Donne
The Message John Donne
Song, "Ladies, though to
your conquering eyes" George Etherege
To a Lady Asking Him how
Long He would Love Her" George Etherege
To Aenone Robert Herrick
To Anthea, who may Command
him Anything Robert Herrick
The Bracelet: To Julia Robert Herrick
To the Western Wind Robert Herrick
To my Inconstant Mistress Thomas Carew
Persuasions to Enjoy Thomas Carew
Mediocrity in Love Rejected Thomas Carew
The Message Thomas Heywood
"How Can the Heart forget
Her" Francis Davison
To Roses in the Bosom of
Castara William Habington
To Flavia Edmund Waller
"Love not Me for Comely
Grace" Unknown
"When, Dearest, I but Think
of Thee" Suckling or Felltham
A Doubt of Martyrdom John Suckling
To Chloe William Cartwright
I'll Never Love Thee More James Graham
To Althea, from Prison Richard Lovelace
Why I Love Her Alexander Brome
To his Coy Mistress Andrew Marvell
A Deposition from Beauty Thomas Stanley
"Love in thy Youth, Fair
Maid" Unknown
To Celia Charles Cotton
To Celia Charles Sedley
A Song, "My dear mistress
Has a Heart" John Wilmot
Love and Life John Wilmot
Constancy John Wilmot
Song, "Too late, alas, I
must Confess" John Wilmot
Song, "Come, Celia, let's
agree at last" John Sheffield
The Enchantment Thomas Otway
Song, "Only tell her that I
love" John Cutts
"False though She be" William Congreve
To Silvia Anne Finch
"Why, Lovely Charmer" Unknown
Against Indifference Charles Webbe
A Song to Amoret Henry Vaughan
The Lass of Richmond Hill James Upton
Song, "Let my voice ring out
and over the earth" James Thomson
Gifts James Thomson
Amynta Gilbert Elliot
"O Nancy! wilt Thou go
with Me" Thomas Percy
Cavalier's Song Robert Cunninghame-Graham
"My Heart is a Lute" Anne Barnard
Song, "Had I a heart for
falsehood framed" Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Meeting George Crabbe
"O Were my Love you Lilac
Fair" Robert Burns
"Bonnie Wee Thing" Robert Burns
Rose Aylmer Walter Savage Landor
"Take back the Virgin Page" Thomas Moore
"Believe me, if all Those
Endearing Young Charms" Thomas Moore
The Nun Leigh Hunt
Only of Thee and Me Louis Untermeyer
To - Percy Bysshe Shelley
From the Arabic Percy Bysshe Shelley
The Wandering Knight's Song John Gibson Lockhart
Song, "Love's on the
highroad" Dana Burnett
The Secret Love A. E.
The Flower of Beauty George Darley
My Share of the World Alice Furlong
Song, "A lake and a fairy
boat" Thomas Hood
"Smile and Never Heed Me" Charles Swain
Are They not all Ministering
Spirits Robert Stephen Hawker
Maiden Eyes Gerald Griffin
Hallowed Places Alice Freeman Palmer
The Lady's "Yes" Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Song, "It is the miller's
daughter" Alfred Tennyson
Lilian Alfred Tennyson
Bugle Song, from "The
Princess" Alfred Tennyson
Ronsard to His Mistress William Makepeace Thackeray
"When You are Old" William Butler Yeats
Song, "You'll love me yet,
and I can tarry" Robert Browning
Love in a Life Robert Browning
Life in a Love Robert Browning
The Welcome Thomas Osborne Davis
Urania Matthew Arnold
Three Shadows Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Since we Parted Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton
A Match Algernon Charles Swinburne
A Ballad of Life Algernon Charles Swinburne
A Leave-Taking Algernon Charles Swinburne
A Lyric Algernon Charles Swinburne
Maureen John Todhunter
A Love Symphony Arthur O'Shaughnessy
Love on the Mountain Thomas Boyd
Kate Temple's Song Mortimer Collins
My Queen Unknown
"Darling, Tell me Yes" John Godfrey Saxe
"Do I Love Thee" John Godfrey Saxe
"O World, be Nobler" Laurence Binyon
"In the Dark, in the Dew" Mary Newmarch Prescott
Nanny Francis Davis
A Trifle Henry Timrod
Romance Robert Louis Stevenson
"Or Ever the Knightly Years
were Gone" William Ernest Henley
Rus in Urbe Clement Scott
My Road Oliver Opdyke
A White Rose John Boyle O'Reilly
"Some Day of Days" Nora Perry
The Telephone Robert Frost
Where Love is Amelia Josephine Burr
That Day You Came Lizette Woodworth Reese
Amantium Irae Ernest Dowson
In a Rose Garden John Bennett
"God Bless You, Dear,
To-day" John Bennett
To-day Benjamin R. C. Low
To Arcady Charles Buxton Going
Wild Wishes Ethel M. Hewitt
"Because of You" Sophia Almon Hensley
Then Rose Terry Cooke
The Missive Edmund Gosse
Plymouth Harbor Mrs. Ernest Radford
The Serf's Secret William Vaughn Moody
"O, Inexpressible as Sweet" George Edward Woodberry
The Cyclamen Arlo Bates
The West-Country Lover Alice Brown
"Be Ye in Love with
April-Tide" Clinton Scollard
Unity Alfred Noyes
The Queen William Winter
A Lover's Envy Henry Van Dyke
Star Song Robert Underwood Johnson
"My Heart Shall be Thy
Garden" Alice Meynell
At Night Alice Meynell
Song, "Song is so old" Hermann Hagedorn
"All Last Night" Lascelles Abercrombie
The Last Word Frederic Lawrence Knowles
"Heart of my Heart" Unknown
My Laddie Amelie Rives
The Shaded Pool Norman Gale
Good-Night S. Weir Mitchell
The Mystic Witter Bynner
"I Am the Wind" Zoe Akins
"I Love my Life, But not Too
Well" Harriet Monroe
"This is my Love for You" Grace Fallow Norton


Lips and Eyes Thomas Middleton
The Kiss Ben Jonson
"Take, O Take Those
Lips Away" John Fletcher
A Stolen Kiss George Wither
Song, "My Love bound me
with a kiss" Unknown
To Electra Robert Herrick
"Come, Chloe, and Give Me
Sweet Kisses" Charles Hanbury Williams
A Riddle William Cowper
To a Kiss John Wolcot
Song, "Often I have heard
it said" Walter Savage Landor
The First Kiss of Love George Gordon Byron
"Jenny Kissed Me" Leigh Hunt
"I Fear Thy Kisses, Gentle
Maiden" Percy Bysshe Shelley
Love's Philosophy Percy Bysshe Shelley
Song, "The moth's kiss,
first" Robert Browning
Summum Bonum Robert Browning
The First Kiss Theodore Watts-Dunton
To My Love John Godfrey Saxe
To Lesbia John Godfrey Saxe
Make Believe Alice Cary
Kissing's No Sin Unknown
To Anne William Maxwell
Song, "There is many a love
in the land, my love" Joaquin Miller
Phyllis and Corydon Arthur Colton


"Hark, Hark, the Lark" William Shakespeare
"Sleep, Angry Beauty" Thomas Campion
Matin Song Nathaniel Field
The Night-Piece: To Julia Robert Herrick
Morning William D'Avenant
Matin Song Thomas Heywood
The Rose Richard Lovelace
Song, "See, see, she wakes!
Sabina wakes" William Congreve
Mary Morison Robert Burns
Wake, Lady Joanna Baillie
The Sleeping Beauty Samuel Rogers
"The Young May Moon" Thomas Moore
"Row Gently Here" Thomas Moore
Morning Serenade Madison Cawein
Serenade Aubrey Thomas De Vere
Lines to an Indian Air Percy Bysshe Shelley
Good-Night Percy Bysshe Shelley
Serenade George Darley
Serenade Thomas Hood
Serenade Edward Coote Pinkney
Serenade Henry Timrod
Serenade Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"Come into the Garden, Maud" Alfred Tennyson
At Her Window Frederick Locker-Lampson
Bedouin Song Bayard Taylor
Night and Love Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton
Nocturne Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Palabras Carinosas Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Serenade Oscar Wilde
The Little Red Lark Alfred Perceval Graves
Serenade Richard Middleton


A Lover's Lullaby George Gascoigne
Phillida and Corydon Nicholas Breton
"Crabbed Age and Youth" William Shakespeare
"It Was a Lover and His
Lass" William Shakespeare
"I Loved a Lass" George Wither
To Chloris Charles Sedley
Song, "The merchant, to
secure his Treasure" Matthew Prior
Pious Selinda William Congreve
Fair Hebe John West
A Maiden's Ideal of a
Husband Henry Carey
"Phillada Flouts Me" Unknown
"When Molly Smiles" Unknown
Contentions Unknown
"I Asked My Fair, One Happy
Day" Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The Exchange Samuel Taylor Coleridge
"Comin' Through the Rye" Robert Burns
"Green Grow the Rashes, O" Robert Burns
Defiance Walter Savage Landor
Of Clementina Walter Savage Landor
"The Time I've Lost in
Wooing" Thomas Moore
Dear Fanny Thomas Moore
A Certain Young Lady Washington Irving
"Where Be You Going, You
Devon Maid" John Keats
Love in a Cottage Nathaniel Parker Willis
Song of the Milkmaid from
"Queen Mary" Alfred Tennyson
"Wouldn't You Like to Know" John Godfrey Saxe
"Sing Heigh-ho" Charles Kingsley
The Golden Fish George Arnold
The Courtin' James Russell Lowell
L'Eau Dormante Thomas Bailey Aldrich
A Primrose Dame Gleeson White
If James Jeffrey Roche
Don't James Jeffrey Roche
An Irish Love-Song Robert Underwood Johnson
Growing Old Walter Learned
Time's Revenge Walter Learned
In Explanation Walter Learned
Omnia Vincit Alfred Cochrane
A Pastoral Norman Gale
A Rose Arlo Bates
"Wooed and Married and A'" Alexander Ross
"Owre the Moor Amang the
Heather" Jean Glover
Marriage and the Care O't Robert Lochore
The Women Folk James Hogg
"Love is Like a Dizziness" James Hogg
"Behave Yoursel' before
Folk" Alexander Rodger
Rory O'More; or, Good Omens Samuel Lover
Ask and Have Samuel Lover
Kitty of Coleraine Charles Dawson Shanly
The Plaidie Charles Sibley
Kitty Neil John Francis Waller
"The Dule's i' this Bonnet
o' Mine" Edwin Waugh
The Ould Plaid Shawl Francis A. Fahy
Little Mary Cassidy Francis A. Fahy
The Road Patrick R. Chalmers
Twickenham Ferry Theophile Marzials


Song, "I prithee send me
back my Heart" John Suckling
A Ballad Upon a Wedding John Suckling
To Chloe Jealous Matthew Prior
Jack and Joan Thomas Campion
Phillis and Corydon Richard Greene
Sally in Our Alley Henry Carey
The Country Wedding Unknown
"O Merry may the Maid be" John Clerk
The Lass o' Gowrie Carolina Nairne
The Constant Swain and
Virtuous Maid Unknown
When the Kye Comes Hame James Hogg
The Low-Backed Car Samuel Lover
The Pretty Girl of Loch Dan Samuel Ferguson
Muckle-Mouth Meg Robert Browning
Muckle-Mou'd Meg James Ballantine
Glenlogie Unknown
Lochinvar Walter Scott
Jock of Hazeldean Walter Scott
Candor Henry Cuyler Bunner
"Do you Remember" Thomas Haynes Bayly
Because Edward Fitzgerald
Love and Age Thomas Love Peacock
To Helen Winthrop Mackworth Praed
At the Church Gate William Makepeace Thackeray
Mabel, in New Hampshire James Thomas Fields
Toujours Amour Edmund Clarence Stedman
The Doorstep Edmund Clarence Stedman
The White Flag John Hay
A Song of the Four Seasons Austin Dobson
The Love-Knot Nora Perry
Riding Down Nora Perry
"Forgettin'" Moira O'Neill
"Across the Fields to Anne" Richard Burton
Pamela in Town Ellen Mackay Hutchinson Cortissoz
Yes? Henry Cuyler Bunner
The Prime of Life Walter Learned
Thoughts on the Commandments George Augustus Baker


"Sigh no More, Ladies" William Shakespeare
A Renunciation Edward Vere
A Song, "Ye happy swains,
whose hearts are free" George Etherege
To His Forsaken Mistress Robert Ayton
To an Inconstant Robert Ayton
Advice to a Girl Thomas Campion
Song, "Follow a shadow, it
still flies you" Ben Jonson
True Beauty Francis Beaumont
The Indifferent Francis Beaumont
The Lover's Resolution George Wither
His Further Resolution Unknown
Song, "Shall I tell you whom
I love" William Browne
To Dianeme Robert Herrick
Ingrateful Beauty Threatened Thomas Carew
Disdain Returned Thomas Carew
"Love Who Will, for I'll
Love None" William Browne
Valerius on Women Thomas Heywood
Dispraise of Love, and
Lovers' Follies Francis Davison
The Constant Lover John Suckling
Song, "Why so pale and wan,
fond Lover" John Suckling
Wishes to His Supposed
Mistress Richard Crashaw
Song, "Love in fantastic
Triumph sate" Aphra Behn
Les Amours Charles Cotton
Rivals William Walsh
I Lately Vowed, but 'Twas
in Haste John Oldmixon
The Touchstone Samuel Bishop
Air, "I ne'er could any
luster see" Richard Brinsley Sheridan
"I Took a Hansom on Today" William Ernest Henley
Da Capo Henry Cuyler Bunner
Song Against Women Willard Huntington Wright
Song of Thyrsis Philip Freneau
The Test Walter Savage Landor
"The Fault is not Mine" Walter Savage Landor
The Snake Thomas Moore
"When I Loved You" Thomas Moore
A Temple to Friendship Thomas Moore
The Glove and the Lions Leigh Hunt
To Woman George Gordon Byron
Love's Spite Aubrey Thomas de Vere
Lady Clara Vere de Vere Alfred Tennyson
Shadows Richard Monckton Milnes
Sorrows of Werther William Makepeace Thackeray
The Age of Wisdom William Makepeace Thackeray
Andrea del Sarto Robert Browning
My Last Duchess Robert Browning
Adam, Lilith, and Eve Robert Browning
The Lost Mistress Robert Browning
Friend and Lover Mary Ainge de Vere
Lost Love Andrew Lang
Vobiscum est Iope Thomas Campion
Four Winds Sara Teasdale
To Marion Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
Crowned Amy Lowell
Hebe James Russell Lowell
"Justine, You Love me Not" John Godfrey Saxe
Snowdrop William Wetmore Story
When the Sultan Goes to
Ispahan Thomas Bailey Aldrich
The Shadow Dance Louise Chandler Moulton
"Along the Field as we
Came by" Alfred Edward Housman
"When I was One-and-Twenty" Alfred Edward Housman
"Grieve Not, Ladies" Anna Hempstead Branch
Suburb Harold Monro
The Betrothed Rudyard Kipling


"The Night has a Thousand
Eyes" Francis William Bourdillon
"I Saw my Lady Weep" Unknown
Love's Young Dream Thomas Moore
"Not Ours the Vows" Bernard Barton
The Grave of Love Thomas Love Peacock
"We'll go no More a Roving" George Gordon Byron
Song, "Sing the old song,
amid the sounds dispersing" Aubrey Thomas de Vere
The Question Percy Bysshe Shelley
The Wanderer Austin Dobson
Egyptian Serenade George William Curtis
The Water Lady Thomas Hood
"Tripping Down the
Field-path" Charles Swain
Love Not Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
"A Place in Thy Memory" Gerald Griffin
Inclusions Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Mariana Alfred Tennyson
Ask Me no More Alfred Tennyson
A Woman's Last Word Robert Browning
The Last Ride Together Robert Browning
Youth and Art Robert Browning
Two in the Campagna Robert Browning
One Way of Love Robert Browning
"Never the Time and the
Place" Robert Browning
Song, "Oh! that we two were
Maying" Charles Kingsley
For He Had Great Possessions Richard Middleton
Windle-straws Edward Dowden
Jessie Thomas Edward Brown
The Chess-board Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton
Aux Italiens Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton
Song, "I saw the day's
white rapture" Charles Hanson Towne
The Lonely Road Kenneth Rand
Evensong Ridgely Torrence
The Nymph's Song to Hylas William Morris
No and Yes Thomas Ashe
Love in Dreams John Addington Symonds
"A Little While I fain would
Linger Yet" Paul Hamilton Hayne
Song, "I made another
garden, yea" Arthur O'Shaughnessy
Song, "Has summer come
without the rose" Arthur O'Shaughnessy
After Philip Bourke Marston
After Summer Philip Bourke Marston
Rococo Algernon Charles Swinburne
Rondel Algernon Charles Swinburne
The Oblation Algernon Charles Swinburne
The Song of the Bower Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Song, "We break the glass,
whose sacred wine" Edward Coote Pinkney
Maud Muller John Greenleaf Whittier
La Grisette Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Dark Man Nora Hopper
Eurydice Francis William Bourdillon
A Woman's Thought Richard Watson Gilder
Laus Veneris Louise Chandler Moulton
Adonais Will Wallace Harney
Face to Face Frances Cochrane
Ashore Laurence Hope
Khristna and His Flute Laurence Hope
Impenitentia Ultima Ernest Dowson
Non Sum Quails Eram Bonae
sub Regno Cynarae Ernest Dowson
Quid non Speremus, Amantes? Ernest Dowson
"So Sweet Love Seemed" Robert Bridges
An Old Tune Andrew Lang
Refuge William Winter
Midsummer Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Ashes of Roses Elaine Goodale
Sympathy Althea Gyles
The Look Sara Teasdale
"When My Beloved Sleeping
Lies" Irene Rutherford McLeod
Love and Life Julie Mathilde Lippman
Love's Prisoner Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer
Rosies Agnes I. Hanrahan
At the Comedy Arthur Stringer
"Sometime It may Be" Arthur Colton
"I heard a Soldier" Herbert Trench
The Last Memory Arthur Symonds
"Down by the Salley Gardens" William Butler Yates
Ashes of Life Edna St. Vincent Millay
A Farewell Alice Brown


Song, "O mistress mine,
where are you roaming" William Shakespeare
"Go, Lovely Rose" Edmund Waller
To the Rose: A Song Robert Herrick
Memory William Browne
To Lucasta, Going to the
Wars Richard Lovelace
To Lucasta, Going beyond
the Seas Richard Lovelace
Song to a Fair Young Lady,
Going out of the Town in
the Spring John Dryden
Song, "To all you ladies now
at land" Charles Sackville
Song, "In vain you tell your
parting lover" Matthew Prior
Black-Eyed Susan John Gay
Irish Molly O Unknown
Song, "At setting day and
rising morn" Allan Ramsay
Lochaber no More Allan Ramsey
Willie and Helen Hew Ainslie
Absence Richard Jago
"My Mother Bids me Bind
my Hair" Anne Hunter
"Blow High! Blow Low" Charles Dibdin
The Siller Croun Susanna Blamire
"My Nannie's Awa" Robert Burns
"Ae Fond Kiss" Robert Burns
"The Day Returns" Robert Burns
My Bonnie Mary Robert Burns
A Red, Red Rose Robert Burns
I Love My Jean Robert Burns and John Hamilton
The Rover's Adieu, from
"Rokeby" Walter Scott
"Loudoun's Bonnie Woods and
Braes" Robert Tannahill
"Fare Thee Well" George Gordon Byron
"Maid of Athens, Ere We
Part" George Gordon Byron
"When We Two Parted" George Gordon Byron
"Go, Forget Me" Charles Wolfe
Last Night George Darley
Adieu Thomas Carlyle
Jeanie Morrison William Motherwell
The Sea-lands Orrick Johns
Fair Ines Thomas Hood
A Valediction Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Farewell John Addington Symonds
"I Do Not Love Thee" Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
The Palm-tree and the Pine Richard Monckton Milnes
"O Swallow, Swallow Flying
South" Alfred Tennyson
The Flower's Name Robert Browning
To Marguerite Matthew Arnold
Separation Matthew Arnold
Longing Matthew Arnold
Divided Jean Ingelow
My Playmate John Greenleaf Whittier
A Farewell Coventry Patmore
Departure Coventry Patmore
A song of Parting H. C. Compton Mackenzie
Song, "Fair is the night,
and fair the day" William Morris
At Parting Algernon Charles Swinburne
"If She But Knew" Arthur O'Shaughnessy
Kathleen Mavourneen Louisa Macartney Crawford
Robin Adair Caroline Keppel
"If You Were Here" Philip Bourke Marston
"Come to Me, Dearest" Joseph Brenan
Song, "'Tis said that
absence Conquers love" Frederick William Thomas
Parting Gerald Massey
The Parting Hour Olive Custance
A Song of Autumn Rennell Rodd
The Girl I Left Behind Me Unknown
"When We are Parted" Hamilton Aide
Remember or Forget Hamilton Aide
Nancy Dawson Herbert P. Horne
My Little Love Charles B. Hawley
For Ever William Caldwell Roscoe
Auf Wiedersehen James Russell Lowell
"Forever and a Day" Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Old Gardens Arthur Upson
Ferry Hinksey Laurence Binyon
Wearyin' fer You Frank L. Stanton
The Lovers of Marchaid Marjorie L. C. Pickthall
Song, "She's somewhere in
the sunlight strong" Richard Le Gallienne
The Lover Thinks of His Lady
in the North Shaemas O Sheel
Chanson de Rosemonde Richard Hovey
Ad Domnulam Suam Ernest Dawson
Marian Drury Bliss Carman
Love's Rosary Alfred Noyes
When She Comes Home James Whitcomb Riley


Song, "My silks and fine
array" William Blake
The Flight of Love Percy Bysshe Shelley
"Farewell! If ever Fondest
Prayer" George Gordon Byron
Porphyria's Lover Robert Browning
Modern Beauty Arthur Symons
La Belle Dame Sans Merci John Keats
Tantalus--Texas Joaquin Miller
Enchainment Arthur O'Shaughnessy
Auld Robin Gray Anne Barnard
Lost Light Elizabeth Akers
A Sigh Harriet Prescott Spofford
Hereafter Harriet Prescott Spofford
Endymion Oscar Wilde
"Love is a Terrible Thing" Grace Fallow Norton
The Ballad of the Angel Theodosia Garrison
"Love Came Back at Fall
o' Dew" Lizette Woodworth Reese
I Shall not Care Sara Teasdale
Outgrown Julia C. R. Dorr
A Tragedy Edith Nesbit
Left Behind Elizabeth Akers
The Forsaken Merman Matthew Arnold
The Portrait Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton
The Rose and Thorn Paul Hamilton Hayne
To Her--Unspoken Amelia Josephine Burr
A Light Woman Robert Browning
From the Turkish George Gordon Byron
A Summer Wooing Louise Chandler Moulton
Butterflies John Davidson
Unseen Spirits Nathaniel Parker Willis
"Grandmither, Think Not I
Forget" Willa Sibert Cather
Little Wild Baby Margaret Thomson Janvier
A Cradle Song Nicholas Breton
Lady Anne Bothwell's Lament Unknown
A Woman's Love John Hay
A Tragedy Theophile Marzials
"Mother, I Cannot Mind My
Wheel" Walter Savage Landor
Airly Beacon Charles Kingsley
A Sea Child Bliss Carman
From the Harbor Hill Gustav Kobbe
Allan Water Matthew Gregory Lewis
Forsaken Unknown
Bonnie Doon Robert Burns
The Two Lovers Richard Hovey
The Vampire Rudyard Kipling
Agatha Alfred Austin
"A Rose Will Fade" Dora Sigerson Shorter
Affaire d'Amour Margaret Deland
A Casual Song Roden Noel
The Way of It John Vance Cheney
"When Lovely Woman Stoops
to Folly" Oliver Goldsmith
Folk-Song Louis Untermeyer
A Very Old Song William Laird
"She Was Young and Blithe
and Fair" Harold Monro
The Lass that Died of Love Richard Middleton
The Passion-Flower Margaret Fuller
Norah Zoe Akins
Of Joan's Youth Louise Imogen Guiney
There's Wisdom in Women Rupert Brooke
Goethe and Frederika Henry Sidgwick
The Song of the King's
Minstrel Richard Middleton
Annie Shore and Johnnie Doon Patrick Orr
Emmy Arthur Symons
The Ballad of Camden Town James Elroy Flecker


Helen of Kirconnell Unknown
Willy Drowned in Yarrow Unknown
Annan Water Unknown
The Lament of the Border
Widow Unknown
Aspatia's Song from "The
Maid's Tragedy" John Fletcher
A Ballad, "'Twas when the
seas were roaring" John Gay
The Braes of Yarrow John Logan
The Churchyard on the Sands Lord de Tabley
The Minstrel's Song
from "Aella" Thomas Chatterton
Highland Mary Robert Burns
To Mary in Heaven Robert Burns
Lucy William Wordsworth
Proud Maisie Walter Scott
Song, "Earl March looked on
His dying child" Thomas Campbell
The Maid's Lament Walter Savage Landor
"She is Far from the Land" Thomas Moore
"At the Mid Hour of Night" Thomas Moore
On a Picture by Poussin John Addington Symonds
Threnody Ruth Guthrie Harding
Strong as Death Henry Cuyler Banner
"I Shall not Cry Return" Ellen M. H. Gates
"Oh! Snatched away in
Beauty's Bloom" George Gordon Byron
To Mary Charles Wolfe
My Heart and I Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Rosalind's Scroll Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Lament of the Irish Emigrant Helen Selina Sheridan
The King of Denmark's Ride Caroline E. S. Norton
The Watcher James Stephens
The Three Sisters Arthur Davison Ficke
Ballad May Kendall
"O that 'Twere Possible" Alfred Tennyson
"Home They Brought Her
Warrior Dead" Alfred Tennyson
Evelyn Hope Robert Browning
Remembrance Emily Bronte
Song,"The linnet in the
rocky dells" Emily Bronte
Song of the Old Love Jean Ingelow
Requiescat Matthew Arnold
Too Late Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
Four Years Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
Barbara Alexander Smith
Song, "When I am dead, my
dearest" Christina Georgina Rossetti
Sarrazine's Song to Her
Dead Lover Arthur O'Shaughnessy
Love and Death Rosa Mulholland
To One in Paradise Edgar Allan Poe
Annabel Lee Edgar Allan Poe
For Annie Edgar Allan Poe
Telling the Bees John Greenleaf Whittier
A Tryst Louise Chandler Moulton
Love's Resurrection Day Louise Chandler Moulton
Heaven Martha Gilbert Dickinson
Janette's Hair Charles Graham Halpine
The Dying Lover Richard Henry Stoddard
"When the Grass Shall
Cover Me" Ina Coolbrith
Give Love Today Ethel Talbot
Until Death Elizabeth Akers
Florence Vane Phillip Pendleton Cooke
"If Spirits Walk" Sophie Jewett
Requiescat Oscar Wilde
Lyric, "You would have
understood me, had you
waited" Ernest Dowson
Romance Andrew Lang
Good-Night Hester A. Benedict
Requiescat Rosamund Marriott Watson
The Four Winds Charles Henry Luders
The King's Ballad Joyce Kilmer
Heliotrope Harry Thurston Peck
"Lydia is Gone this Many
a Year" Lizette Woodworth Reese
After Lizette Woodworth Reese
Memories Arthur Stringer
To Diane Helen Hay Whitney
"Music I Heard" Conrad Aiken
Her Dwelling-place Ada Foster Murray
The Wife from Fairyland Richard Le Gallienne
In the Fall o' Year Thomas S. Jones, Jr
The Invisible Bride Edwin Markham
Rain on a Grave Thomas Hardy
Patterns Amy Lowell
Dust Rupert Brooke
Ballad, "The roses in my
garden" Maurice Baring
"The Little Rose is Dust,
My Dear" Grace Hazard Conkling
Dirge Adelaide Crapsey
The Little Red Ribbon James Whitcomb Riley
The Rosary Robert Cameron Rogers


"My True-love Hath My Heart" Philip Sidney
Song, "O sweet delight" Thomas Campion
The Good-Morrow John Donne
"There's Gowd in the Breast" James Hogg
The Beggar Maid Alfred Tennyson
Refuge A.E.
At Sunset Louis V. Ledoux
"One Morning Oh! so Early" Jean Ingelow
Across the Door Padraic Colum
May Margaret Theophile Marzials
Rondel, "Kissing her hair,
I sat against her feet" Algernon Charles Swinburne
A Spring Journey Alice Freeman Palmer
The Brookside Richard Monckton Milnes
Song, "For me the jasmine
buds unfold" Florence Earle Coates
What My Lover Said Homer Greene
May-Music Rachel Annand Taylor
Song, "Flame at the core of
the World" Arthur Upson
A Memory Frederic Lawrence Knowles
Love Triumphant Frederic Lawrence Knowles
Lines, "Love within the
lover's breast" George Meredith
Love among the Ruins Robert Browning
Earl Mertoun's Song Robert Browning
Meeting at Night Robert Browning
Parting at Morning Robert Browning
The Turn of the Road Alice Rollit Coe
"My Delight and Thy Delight" Robert Bridges
"O, Saw Ye the Lass" Richard Ryan
Love at Sea Algernon Charles Swinburne
Mary Beaton's Song Algernon Charles Swinburne
Plighted Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
A Woman's Question Adelaide Anne Procter
"Dinna Ask Me" John Dunlop
A Song, "Sing me a sweet,
low song of night" Hildegarde Hawthorne
The Reason James Oppenheim
"My Own Cailin Donn" George Sigerson
Nocturne Amelia Josephine Burr
Surrender Amelia Josephine Burr
"By Yon Burn Side" Robert Tannahill
A Pastoral, "Flower of the
medlar" Theophile Marzials
"When Death to Either shall
Come" Robert Bridges
The Reconciliation Alfred Tennyson
Song, "Wait but a little
while" Norman Gale
Content Norman Gale
Che Sara Sara Victor Plarr
"Bid Adieu to Girlish Days" James Joyce
To F.C. Mortimer Collins
Spring Passion Joel Elias Spingarn
Advice to a Lover S. Charles Jellicoe
"Yes" Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Love Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Nested Habberton Lulham
The Letters Alfred Tennyson
Prothalamion Edmund Spenser
Epithalamion Edmund Spenser
The Kiss Sara Teasdale
Marriage Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
The Newly-wedded Winthrop Mackworth Praed
I Saw Two Clouds at Morning John Gardiner Calkins Brainard
Holy Matrimony John Keble
The Bride Laurence Hope
A Marriage Charm Nora Hopper
"Like a Laverock in the
Lift" Jean Ingelow
My Owen Ellen Mary Patrick Downing
Doris: A Pastoral Arthur Joseph Munby
"He'd Nothing but His
Violin" Mary Kyle Dallas
Love's Calendar William Bell Scott
Home Dora Greenwell
Two Lovers George Eliot
The Land of Heart's Desire Emily Huntington Miller
My Ain Wife Alexander Laing
The Irish Wife Thomas D'Arcy McGee
My Wife's a Winsome Wee
Thing Robert Burns
Lettice Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
"If Thou Wert by My Side,
My Love" Reginald Heber
The Shepherd's Wife's Song Robert Greene
"Truth doth Truth Deserve" Philip Sidney
The Married Lover Coventry Patmore
My Love James Russell Lowell
Margaret to Dolcino Charles Kingsley
Dolcino to Margaret Charles Kingsley
At Last Richard Henry Stoddard
The Wife to Her Husband Unknown
A Wife's Song William Cox Bennett
The Sailor's Wife William Julius Mickle
Jerry an' Me Hiram Rich
"Don't be Sorrowful,
Darling" Rembrandt Peale
Winifreda Unknown
An Old Man's Idyl Richard Realf
The Poet's Song to his Wife Bryan Waller Procter
John Anderson Robert Burns
To Mary Samuel Bishop
The Golden Wedding David Gray
Moggy and Me James Hogg
"O, Lay Thy Hand in Mine,
Dear" Gerald Massey
The Exequy Henry King


Sonnets from "Amoretti" Edmund Spenser
Sonnets from "Astrophel and
Stella" Philip Sidney
Sonnets from "To Delia" Samuel Daniel
Sonnets from "Idea" Michael Drayton
Sonnets from "Diana" Henry Constable
Sonnets William Shakespeare
"Alexis, Here She Stayed" William Drummond
"Were I as Base as is the
Lowly Plain" Joshua Sylvester
A Sonnet of the Moon Charles Best
To Mary Unwin William Cowper
"Why art Thou Silent" William Wordsworth
Sonnets from "The House
of Life" Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Sonnets Christina Georgina Rossetti
How My Songs of Her Began Philip Bourke Marston
At the Last Philip Bourke Marston
To One who Would Make a
Confession Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
The Pleasures of Love Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
"Were but my Spirit Loosed
upon the Air" Louise Chandler Moulton
Renouncement Alice Meynell
"My Love for Thee" Richard Watson Gilder
Sonnets after the Italian Richard Watson Gilder
Stanzas from "Modern Love" George Meredith
Love in the Winds Richard Hovey
"Oh, Death Will Find Me" Rupert Brooke
The Busy Heart Rupert Brooke
The Hill Rupert Brooke
Sonnets from "Sonnets to
Miranda" William Watson
Sonnets from "Thysia" Morton Luce
Sonnets from "Sonnets from
the Portuguese" Elizabeth Barrett Browning
One Word More Robert Browning



"The World is too Much With
Us" William Wordsworth


The Book of the World William Drummond
Nature Jones Very
Compensation Celia Thaxter
The Last Hour Ethel Clifford
Nature Henry David Thoreau
Song of Nature Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Great Nature is an
Army Gay" Richard Watson Gilder
To Mother Nature Frederic Lawrence Knowles
Quiet Work Matthew Arnold
Nature Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"As an Old Mercer" Mahlon Leonard Fisher
Good Company Karle Wilson Baker
"Here is the Place where
Loveliness Keeps House" Madison Cawein
God's World Edna St. Vincent Millay
Wild Honey Maurice Thompson
Patmos Edith M. Thomas


Song, "Phoebus, arise" William Drummond
Hymn of Apollo Percy Bysshe Shelley
Prelude to "The New Day" Richard Watson Gilder
Dawn on the Headland William Watson
The Miracle of the Dawn Madison Cawein
Dawn-angels A. Mary F. Robinson
Music of the Dawn Virginia Bioren Harrison
Sunrise on Mansfield
Mountain Alice Brown
Ode to Evening William Collins
"It is a Beauteous Evening
Calm and Free" William Wordsworth
Gloaming Robert Adger Bowen
Evening Melody Aubrey de Vere
In the Cool of the Evening Alfred Noyes
Twilight Olive Custance
Twilight at Sea Amelia C. Welby
"This is My Hour" Zoe Akins
Song to the Evening Star Thomas Campbell
The Evening Cloud John Wilson
Song: To Cynthia Ben Jonson
My Star Robert Browning
Night William Blake
To Night Percy Bysshe Shelly
To Night Joseph Blanco White
Night John Addington Symonds
Night James Montgomery
He Made the Night Lloyd Mifflin
Hymn to the Night Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Night's Mardi Gras Edward J. Wheeler
Dawn and Dark Norman Gale
Dawn George B. Logan, Jr
A Wood Song Ralph Hodgson


A Song for the Seasons Bryan Waller Procter
A Song of the Seasons Cosmo Monkhouse
Turn o' the Year Katherine Tynan
The Waking Year Emily Dickinson
Song, "The year's at the
spring" Robert Browning
Early Spring Alfred Tennyson
Lines Written in Early
Spring William Wordsworth
In Early Spring Alice Meynell
Spring Thomas Nashe
A Starling's Spring Rondel James Cousins
"When Daffodils begin to
Peer" William Shakespeare
Spring, from "In Memoriam" Alfred Tennyson
The Spring Returns Charles Leonard Moore
"When the Hounds of Spring" Algernon Charles Swinburne
Song, "Again rejoicing
Nature sees" Robert Burns
To Spring William Blake
An Ode on the Spring Thomas Gray
Spring Henry Timrod
The Meadows in Spring Edward Fitzgerald
The Spring William Barnes
"When Spring Comes Back to
England" Alfred Noyes
New Life Amelia Josephine Burr
"Over the Wintry Threshold" Bliss Carman
March William Morris
Song in March William Gilmore Simms
March Nora Hopper
Written in March William Wordsworth
The Passing of March Robert Burns Wilson
Home Thoughts, from Abroad Robert Browning
Song, "April, April" William Watson
An April Adoration Charles G. D. Roberts
Sweet Wild April William Force Stead
Spinning in April Josephine Preston Peabody
Song: On May Morning John Milton
A May Burden Francis Thompson
Corinna's Going a-Maying Robert Herrick
"Sister, Awake" Unknown
May Edward Hovell-Thurlow
May Henry Sylvester Cornwell
A Spring Lilt Unknown
Summer Longings Denis Florence MacCarthy
Midsummer John Townsend Trowbridge
A Midsummer Song Richard Watson Gilder
June, from "The Vision of
Sir Launfal" James Russell Lowell
June Harrison Smith Morris
Harvest Ellen Mackay Hutchinson Cortissoz
Scythe Song Andrew Lang
September George Arnold
Indian Summer Emily Dickinson
Prevision Ada Foster Murray
A Song of Early Autumn Richard Watson Gilder
To Autumn John Keats
Ode to Autumn Thomas Hood
Ode to the West Wind Percy Bysshe Shelley
Autumn: a Dirge Percy Bysshe Shelley
Autumn Emily Dickinson
"When the Frost is on the
Punkin" James Whitcomb Riley
Kore Frederic Manning
Old October Thomas Constable
November C. L. Cleaveland
November Mahlon Leonard Fisher
Storm Fear Robert Frost
Winter: a Dirge Robert Burns
Old Winter Thomas Noel
The Frost Hannah Flagg Gould
The Frosted Pane Charles G. D. Roberts
The Frost Spirit John Greenleaf Whittier
Snow Elizabeth Akers
To a Snowflake Francis Thompson
The Snow-Shower William Cullen Bryant
Midwinter John Townsend Trowbridge
A Glee for Winter Alfred Domett
The Death of the Old Year Alfred Tennyson
Dirge for the Year Percy Bysshe Shelley


Waldeinsamkeit Ralph Waldo Emerson
"When in the Woods I Wander
All Alone" Edward Hovell-Thurlow
Aspects of the Pines Paul Hamilton Hayne
Out in the Fields Unknown
Under the Leaves Albert Laighton
"On Wenlock Edge" Alfred Edward Housman
"What Do We Plant" Henry Abbey
The Tree Jones Very
The Brave Old Oak Henry Fothergill Chorley
"The Girt Woak Tree that's
in the Dell" William Barnes
To the Willow-tree Robert Herrick
Enchantment Madison Cawein
Trees Joyce Kilmer
The Holly-tree Robert Southey
The Pine Augusta Webster
"Woodman, Spare that Tree" George Pope Morris
The Beech Tree's Petition Thomas Campbell
The Poplar Field William Cowper
The Planting of the
Apple-Tree William Cullen Bryant
Of an Orchard Katherine Tynan
An Orchard at Avignon A. Mary F. Robinson
The Tide River Charles Kingsley
The Brook's Song Alfred Tennyson
Arethusa Percy Bysshe Shelley
The Cataract of Lodore Robert Southey
Song of the Chattahoochee Sidney Lanier
"Flow Gently, Sweet Afton" Robert Burns
Canadian Boat-Song Thomas Moore
The Marshes of Glynn Sidney Lanier
The Trosachs William Wordsworth
Hymn before Sunrise in the
Vale of Chamouni Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The Peaks Stephen Crane
Kinchinjunga Cale Young Rice
The Hills Julian Grenfell
Hemlock Mountain Sarah N. Cleghorn
Sunrise on Rydal Water John Drinkwater
The Deserted Pasture Bliss Carman
To Meadows Robert Herrick
The Cloud Percy Bysshe Shelley
April Rain Robert Loveman
Summer Invocation William Cox Bennett
April Rain Mathilde Blind
To the Rainbow Thomas Campbell


My Garden Thomas Edward Brown
The Garden Andrew Marvell
A Garden Andrew Marvell
A Garden Song Austin Dobson
In Green Old Gardens Violet Fane
A Benedictine Garden Alice Brown
An Autumn Garden Bliss Carman
Unguarded Ada Foster Murray
The Deserted Garden Elizabeth Barrett Browning
A Forsaken Garden Algernon Charles Swinburne
Green Things Growing Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
A Chanted Calendar Sydney Dobell
Flowers Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Flowers Thomas Hood
A Contemplation Upon Flowers Henry King
Almond Blossom Edwin Arnold
White Azaleas Harriet McEwen Kimball
Buttercups Wilfrid Thorley
The Broom Flower Mary Howitt
The Small Celandine William Wordsworth
To the Small Celandine William Wordsworth
Four-leaf Clover Ella Higginson
Sweet Clover Wallace Rice


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