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CONTENTS.

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

Page. 2. The Voice of Spring, Mary Howitt .......... 2 3. Persevere . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4. Only a Soldier ................ 5. The Sky-Lark, James Hogg. ....... 6. I Remember, I Remember, T. HooD ..... 7. Sunshine, MARY Howitt. . 8. The Child's First Grief, FELICIA hemanS........ 9. The Land of Counterpane, R. L. STEVENSON. . . . . . . . 10. Youth and Manhood, LORD HOUGHTON . ......... 10 11. Dolly and Dick, E. COXHEAD .. .......... 12. A Child's Song, LORD Houghton ...... 13. The Treasures of the Deep, Mrs Hemans ... 14. The Bluebell of Scotland, OLD song. ........ 15. The Land of Story-Books, R. L. STEVENSON. . . . . . . 16. A Winter's Tale, F. E. WEATHERLY .... 17. The Tiger, W. BLAKE. ........ 18. The Three Fishers, Chas. KINGSLEY. ... 19. How's my Boy ? S. DOBELL. ...... 20. Bonnie George Campbell ............... 21. The Autumn Leaf, Chas. MACKAY ........... 22. Ye Mariners of England, CAMPBELL. · · · · · · · · · · 20

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23. The Sailor's Consolation, DiDIS . . . . . . . . . . 22 24. Violets, R. HERRICK ................. 25. The Master of the House, J. DENNIS .......... 23 26. The Ivy Green, C. Dickens. ............. 27. How Sleep the Brave, W. Collins .......... 28. An Invocation. ................. 29. The Loss of the “Birkenhead," F. H. DOYLE ....... 30 Lock the Door, Lariston, J. Hogg ............ 31. The Requital, A. A. PROCTER. ............ 32. Robin Adair ............. 33. The Burial of Sir John Moore, WOLFE. ... 34. The Inchcape Rock, SOUTHEY : ..... 35. Lord Ullin's Daughter, CAMPBELL ........... 35 36. After an Old Legend, G. MACDONALD ... 37. To Blossoms, R. HERRICK ....... 38. Roman Girl's Song, MRS HEMANS. . . . . . . . . . . . 39. Twenty Years Hence, W. S. LANDOR ......... 40. The Sands of Dee, Chas. KINGSLEY. . . . . . . . . . . 41. Abou Ben Adhem, Leigh Hunt ...... +2. Before Sedan, H. A. Dobson ............. 43. Ginevra, ROGERS. ................ 44. Good Night .................... 45. Two Sons, R. BUCHANAN. ........ 46. The Fear of Death, E. W. Gosse. .......... 47. The Owl and the Pussy-Cat, E. LEAR ..... 48. A Bridal Race, W. Bell Scott .......... 49. Letty's Globe, Ch. Tennyson Turner . .... 50. The Prodigal, J. L. WARREN .......... 51. Requiescat, O. Wilde. ............... 52. Night and Sleep, Coventry PATMORE . ......... 53. The Year, Coventry PaTMORE............. 54 54. The Cradle, H. A. Dobson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

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55. The Yarn of the Nancy Bell, W. S GILBERT ...... 56. Home, Sweet Home, J. H. Payne .. 57. The Child Musician, H. A. Dobsos. ......... 58. Don Jose's Mule, Jacintha, M. BETHAM EDWARDS..... 59. Clear and Cool, Chas KingsLEY ........... 60. London River, F. E. WEATHERLY. ...........

ENGLISH POETRY.

Gernutus, the Jew of Venice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65

WILLIAM SHAKSPERE 1564-1616. Silvia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 The Lark ....................... Man's Ingratitude ......... Beauty · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · Sonnet LXXI. ................... Sonnet LXXXI . ................... From “The Passionate Pilgrim”. ... Mercy ......................... Sleep. ........................ Hamlet's Soliloquy....................

John MilTON, 1608—1674.
On his Blindness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
On the Late Massacre in Piedmont .............
To Cyriack Skinner, upon his Blindness. ...........
The Creation of Adam and Eve. ............. 79

John DRYDEN, 1631–1700.
Alexander's Feast. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

ALEXANDER Pope, 1688—1744.
Ode on Solitude ................... 91
Dr. Swift . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92

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Upon the Duke of Marlborough's House at Woodstock ..... 93 From “Th: Rape of the Lock" . ............. 33

Tuomas GRAY, 1716—1770. The Bard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95

Oliver Goldsmith, 1728—1774. The Deserted Village (Extracts from) ............ 99

William Cowper, 1731–1800. Cowper's Grave (by E. B. Browning). ........... 105 On the Loss of the Royal George ............. 106 Verses supposed to be written by Alex. Selkirk . ....... 107

Robert Burns, 1759—1795. My Heart's in the Highlands. .............. 109 Coming through the Rye ................ 110 Highland Mary. ................... 11 To Mary in Heaven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112

SIR WALTER Scott, 1771–1832. Love of Country ................... 113 The Battle (from "Marmion"). .............. 114

Samuel TAYLOR COLERIDGE, 1772-1834. The Knight's Tumb .................. 128 France. An Ode .................., 128 Frost at Midnight . .................. 131

William WORDSWORTH, 1770—1850. We are Seven .................... Lucy Gray ............. ::.:.::. The Solitary Reaper ................. "She was a Phantom of Delight" . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 “Scorn not the Sonnet”. ................ London, 1802 .................... Composed upon Westminster Bridge, Sept. 3, 1803........

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