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Echo and Silence........... ..Sir E. Brydges....305 Song of the Rose...... .Sapphu..............336

And Now Comes Autumn......M. Eytinge.........306 To an Early Primrose...... .H. K. White... .338

Autumnal Sonnet............ .... W. Allingham.....306 Song to the Violet....... .J. R. Lowell.......338

Indian Summer............ Mrs. Nicholls .... 306 Almond Blossom............... .E. Arnold..........338

Indian Summer, from “Mi-

To Blossoms.....

.R. Herrick......... 339

ami Woods"........

... W. D. Gallagher.306 The Holly Tree....... R. Southoy.... ..340

Autumn..............

.P. B. Shelley......307 The Ivy Green..

.C. Dickens.........340

November....

.R. H. Stoddard.. 309 The Skylark...

.J. Taylor...........341

Winter..........

.W.Cowper.........309 To Primroses Filled with

The Snow-Shower.... .W. C. Bryant......311 Morning Dew

.R. Herrick.........342

Lost in the Snow... ...J. Thomson........311 A Drop of Dew.....

A. Marvell..... .342

The Snow-Storm..... ...J. G. Whittier....312 Hymn to the Flowers...... H. Smith...........344

Midwinter.......

Anonymous. .313 To Daffodils...

.R. Herrick... .345

The Frost..

H. F. Gould.......314 To a Mountain Daisy.. ...R. Burns......

.345

Spring........

.T. Chatterton......314 The Grove.......

A. Cowley..........345

Prelude to “The Loves of

Daffodils ........

W. Wordsworth.347

the Angels”...

.T. Moore...........314 The Wood Giant..

.J.G. Whittier....347

Song: “ When daffodils be-

To the Butterfly. ....S. Rogers...........348

gin to peer

.W. Sbakspere.....315 The Rainbow.......

.W. Wordsworth..348

Spring......

.C. A. Swinburne 315 The Nightingale....... .H. Coleridge.......349

The Symphony of Spring......J. Thomson.......316 The Early Blue-Bird.............L. H. Sigourney..349

Sonnet to Spring.... .H. Howard.........317 Song: “ Hark! hark! the

Trout Fishing..... ..........J. Thomson........317 lark at heaven's gate sings".W. Shakspere.....349

Song: “ Woodmen, shep-

Song: Gayety of Nature...... M. R. Mitford.....349

herds, come away .J. Shirley ...........318 Birds in Summer....... .M. Howitt..........351

May, from

“ The Fuery

To a Nigbtingale

... W. Drummond..351

Queene".

.E. Spenser...... .318 The Skylark ...

.J. Hogg.............351

To May..

.L. Hunt....... .319 Ode to the Cuckoo....... J. Logan...........352

Song to May.......... .E. Darwin..........320 Robert of Lincoln.......... W. C. Bryant..... 352

June, from “The Vision of

To an Insect........

O. W. Holmes.....353

Sir Launfal”..

..J.R. Lowell.......320 Sonnet to the Mocking-

A Holiday ........

... W. Allingham....321 Bird............

.R. H. Wilde.......354

Summer Longings........ ..D. F. McCarthy...322 The Chambered Nautilus......O. W. Holmes. ..355

A Dream of Summer............J. G. Whittier....322 To a Waterfowl............... .W. C. Bryant......355

They Come! The Merry Sum-

From “The Planting of The

mer Months......... .M. Motherwell....322

Apple Tree".

.W. C. Bryant......356

Song of the Summer Winds...G. Darley..........324 The Summer Birds........ ..A. B. Welby......357

“Carpe Diem”.

..Anonymous........324 To a Skylark...

.P. B. Shelley. .359

June Days.........

..R. B. Wilson......325 The Bobolink......

.T. Hill...

.360

Flowers....

..J. Ruskin...........326 Song of the River.. .C. Kingsley........360

The Ivy

.H. Burton..........327 The Shaded Water........... .W. G. Simms.....362

Three Summer Studies..... ..J. B. Hope......... 327 A Wet Sheet and a Flow-

In the Summer Time........ J. Dennis..

ing Sea ........

...A. Cunningham..363

Ivy.........

Anonymous........329 Storm at Night....

..Lord Byron........362

The Rhodora........

..R. W. Emerson...329 Woodland Strcams.

.F. Brown...........365

Summer Rain.......

.E.C. Stedman.....331 The Rain........

..L. A. Bojes........ 365

July, from “ The Earthly

The Rain......

.R. H. Stoddard...365

Paradise"

...... W. Morris........ 331 The Fountain........ ..J. R. Lowell.......365

The Violet........

.W.W. Story..

.331 The Voice of Nature.. W. Cowper..

The Mountain Heartsease... .Bret Harte..... .332 The Wayside Spring.......

.T. B. Read..........667

Arbutus ......

H. Jackson.........333 Apostrophe to the Ocean... .Lord Byron........368

Song of the Flowers... .L. Hunt...... 333 Passing the Icebergs..... .T. B. Read .........369

The Language of Flowers......J. G. Percival.....334 Fairy Gold.........

... M. K. Davis...... 370

Sensitive Plant....... .P. B. Shelley. .334 The Sea ........

.B. W. Procter... 370

Lilies of the Field..

J. Keble........ .336 Fur Weather and Foul......... Anonymous...... 371

In the Woods...... ..G. Chạycero...... 336 Northern Lights..........

.G. H. McMastor 373

......329

.....866

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With Husky-Haughty Lips,

A Stormy Sunset by the Sea-

O Sea........

.W. Whitman. ....373 side....

...Sir W. Scott......389

Æolian Harp..

.W. Allingham...375 Our Inland Summer Night-

Windless Rain..

.P. H. Hayne.......375 fall.......

R. Lowell..........390

The Cloud...........

.P. B. Shelley......376 Sunset...

.A. Smith...........390

The Evening Cloud. J. Wilson...........376 Sonnet on Night...

..J. B. White........391

Dawn........

.N.P. Willis........377 Night .......

.W. Habington....391

Rain on the Roof.

.C. Kinney,..... .378 Moonrise......

.E. Jones............391

Morning Pleasures... .J. Thomson........378 Night at Sea.......

..L. E. Landon....393

Sunrise in the Forest...... .W. Gilpin .........379 Summer Evening......... ....A. B. Welby......393

Morning, from “Romeo and

Song of Nourmahal, from

Juliet”.

.W. Shakspere.....381 “Lalla Rookh”.

.T. Moore...........394

Heaven Present..... ..J. R. Lowell.......381 From “The Self-Enchanted "C. Lamb............394

"To me the world's an open

Music, from “Merchant of

.G.P. Morris.......381

........ W. Shakspere.....394

Morning......

..G. Chaucer.........381 Mare Rubrum...... ...O. W. Holmes.....394

Song of May Morning..........J. Milton...........381 The Harp the Monarch Min-

Sonnet: A Jersey Summer

strel Swept...............

.Lord Byron.......896

Day..........

.Anonymous.... 381 Drinking......

.A. Cowley.........396

Morning, from “Summer ”...J. Thomson.......382 Lowly Pleasures

.B. W. Procter ....396

Morning, from “The Min-

Music.....

W. Strode .........396

strel”.

.J. Beattie ..........382 Observation...

.O. C. Colton......397

Morning, from "Pharonnida” W. Chamber Distance......

.M. W. Hamilton.397

layne............. 383 Music.......

R. W. Emerson...397

Night, from “The Night

The Old Oaken Bucket...... ...S. Woodworth....398

Thoughts”.

.E. Young..........384 The Bells of Shandon.........F. Mahony.........399

The Gray Nun....... V. B. Harrison...384 Woodman, Spare That Tree... G. P. Morris......399

Bugle Song, from “The Prin-

Common Things..

..S. W. Duffield...400

..A. Tennyson......385 An Order for a Picture.......... A. Cary.............400

When Day Meets Night........C. W. Coleman..387 Youth and Age.... .S. T. Coleridge ...401

Twilight.....

.H. Merivale........387 Secluded Beauty.

...T. Moore........ .402

Evening Calm.......... .T. Moore....... .387 The Press.....

.B. Taylor....

.402

Twilight......

..Sir U. Price......388 Music..........

.T. Carlyle..........402

Night, from “ Queen Mab”...P. B. Shelley......388 Song of Steam....... .G. W. Cutter......404

Afternoon.....

.C. G. Eastman....407 The Plowman..... ...............0. W. Holmes ....420

Little Brown Hands........ Anonymous........407 “What figure more immova-

The Milking Maid..... .C. G. Rossetti .....408 bly august

....J. R. Lowell........420

Women and Children...........F. Tennyson.......409 The Poor Parson

.G. Chaucer.........422

The Backwoodsman........ .O.W.B. Peabody 409 Unseen Spirits .....

.N. P. Willis.

.422

From Little Red Riding Hood..L. E. Landon.. ...411 The School-Mistress ... W. Shenstone ..423

Auld Rob Morris...... .R. Burns ...........

.411 The Fop

W. Shakspere .....428

The Husbandman......... ..J. Stirling ......... 411 Una .....

.E. Spenser .... .430

Wanted ........

..J. G. Holland .....412 The Vicar of Wakefield... ..J. Boswell..... .431

Men of Genius Generally

Departure of the Pilgrims ...... G. Chaucer..... .432

Cheerful..........

.F. Jeffrey...........413 Katherine’s Defense. .W. Shakspere.....433

The Vicar..........

.W. M. Praed ......413 Hotspur's Death

.W. Shakspere.....433

The Village Blacksmith.........H. W. Longfel Anne Hathaway.

... W. Shakspere.....433

low...............414 Beethoven .....

..M. H. Krout.. .434

A Portrait.......

.E. B. Browning...415 “The mossy marbles rest”.....O. W. Holmes ....434

Jaffar.......

.L. Hunt

416 The Last Leaf

...O. W. Holmes....435

The Character of Falstaff... .W. Hazlitt .........418 To Margaret Hussey.. ..J. Skelton.......... 436

The Old Minstrel......... Sir W. Scott ..418 Cleopatra.......

... W. Shakspere.....437

The Prairie Hunter ..... ...W. C. Bryant......419 Dickens in Camp......... .B. Harte............437

.F. G. Halleck.....443 Antony's Oration......... .W. Shakspere.....457

Robert Burns....

.J. Montgomery ...444 Antony to Cæsar's Body. W. Shakspere.. ..458

Cowper's Grave..... .E. B. Browning...444 William Walker...... ..J. Miller....... .458

At the Grave of Burns. .W. Wordsworth 445 Charles XII .....

.S. Johnson.... .459

At the Grave of Keats...........C. P. Cranch ......447 Napoleon at St. Helena. .T. Carlyle..........460

On the death of Joseph Rod-

Marco Griffoni.

.S. Rogers ...........460

man Drake.....

e ......... .F. Halleck .........447 Burial of Lincoln............ ..R. H. Stoddard...461

Elizabeth ........

Bo........................... W. Shakspero.....449 Dirge for a Soldier ...... .....G. H. Boker ........462

Places.

... 470

A Scene Recalled........... ..M. Akenside........465 Old England.......... .A. C. Coxe..........495

Home..........

.J. Montgomery...465 Nutting.

.W. Wordsworth..496

Verses on the Prospect of

A Forest Hymn

W. C. Bryant..... 497

Planting Arts and Learn-

The Alhambra by Moon-

ing in America........ ..G. Berkeley........466 light .........

.. W. Irving..........499

Home, Sweet Home. .J. H. Payne........466 Ode on a Distant Prospect of

Sweet Home.........

.Anonyinous........467 Eton College....................T. Gray............501

The Battlefield .......... .W. C. Bryant......467 Sonnet; "Earth has not any-

The Acadian Farmhouse. .....H. W. Longfel thing to show more fair”.... W. Wordsworth..503

low...........

.468 The Thames......

..S. J. Denham......503

Niagara.......

..J.G. C. Brainard. 468 Lines: “Five years have

Noonday Rest..

H. D. Thoreau....470 passed : five summers with

The Battlefield

..C. Dickens......

the length”.

.W. Wordsworth..503

Mountain Neighbors .L. Larcom.....

........471 The Burning of Chicago...

...... B. F. Taylor.......505

The Buccaneer's Island R. H. Dana.........471 The Traveler

..0. Goldsmith .....507

The Prairies ......

.W. C. Bryant

..472 Sonnet: “The world is too

New Amsterdam

...... W. Irving......

.473 much with us

W. Wordsworth..508

The Strength of the Hills......L. C. Moulton....475 A Chamber Scene... .B. W. Procter ....508

America to Great Britain....... W. Allston.........477 Rome..........

.J. Miller............509

South American Scenery.

.W. L. Bowles .....477 Ruins on the Rhine.... .G. Eliot.............509

The Coral Grove....... ..J. G. Percival.....477 At Sorrento.......

.A. Webster ........510

The Forest........

.W. D. Gallagher..478 The Forsaken Farm-house .....J. G. Whittier...,510

An English Mansion...... ..J. G. Lockhart...479 The Alps..

..Lord Byron........511

Primeval Nature.... ..R. Pollok ...........480 Solitude.

.Lord Byron........511

Song of the Brook...

...A. Tennyson ......481 Venice........

...... Lord Byron........513

A Summer Sabbath Walk .....J. Grabame........ .481 From the Castle of Indolence.J. Thompson ......513

Sweet Swan of Avon...... .O. W. Holmes ....482 On a Library

.A. C. Botta.........516

The Homes of England.........F. D. Hemans.....484 Modern Greece.

..Lord Byron........515

Sonnet : “Worthy the patri-

Italy

C. Dickens.........516

ot's thought and poet's lyre” H. T. Tuckerman 485 Phæbe Pyncheon's Chamber..N. Hawthorne.....517

The Deserted Village........... 0. Goldsmith ......486 The Hollow Down by the

Autumn in the Highlands......R. Buchanan ......492 Flare..........

.C. Dickens .........519

A Swedish Country Church H. W. Longfel The Haunted House. .T. Hood ............520

low......... .493 To a Library.........

.G. Crabbe..........522

A Forest Walk ....

..A. B. Street........494 Description of Arcadia.......... Sir P. Sidney ......522

yet

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Proem......

.J. G. Whittier....525 Continue not in Anger..........J. Lyly......... 553

“The sunrise never failed us

Plagiarism..........

.H. Heine............553

.C. Thaxter.........525 The Mind O’erthrown.......

........ W. Shakspere.....555

Pain in Pleasure

E. B. Browning...526 My Mind to me a Kingdom is W. Byrd ..........555

Nothing Lost......... .T. Carlyle..........527 Books

.O. W. Holmes ....555

But heard are the voices ”.... T. Carlyle ..........527 The Lost Elixir.......... ..A. Dobson .........557

The Arrow and the Song .H. W. Longfel The Songs That Are Not

low................527 Sung........

........J. B. O'Reilly......557

Nature and Art.............. H. W. Longfel “ For in this mortal frame"....S. T. Coleridge ...557

low......... .527 The Poet's Mourners ...... Sir W. Scott ......559

Ode on a Grecian Urn........ .John Keats.........528 Vanitas Vanitatum.... .T. Carew............559

Echoes........

Anonymous... ..528 The Way to Sing................H. Jackson.........559

Light...........

.F. W. Bourdil Characteristics of Modern

lon........... .529

Critics .....

..J. Swift.............560

Appreciation.......... .T. B. Aldrich......529 Desire of Knowledge ..J. Boswell ...... .560

Mercy.......

.W. Shakspere.....530 Letter-Writing...

A. Trollope.

.560

Reputation....

.W. Shakspere.....530 The Boundary.

..C. Perry...... .561

l'pon the Beach.... .H. D. Thoreau...530 A Bird's Song....

Anonymous.. .561

Imagination........ ..... W. Shakspere.....530 The Song He Never Wrote...H. Jackson

A Defence of Enthusiasm... .H. T. Tucker Studies..

Sir F. Bacon ......562

man...............531 Books.

.C. Lamb............

.563

A Noble Life........... .P. J. Bailey ........532 What Might be Done............C. Mackay.........564

Wisdom Unapplied. .E. B. Browning... 532 Oh! Why Should the Spirit

Memory.

.S. Rogers...........533 of Mortal be Proud............ W. Knox ...........565

Memory...

.W. S. Landor.....533 The Song and the Singer...... T. Carlyle .........566

Power and Genius......... .Lord Lytton ......533 On the Picture of “A Child

Culture.......

.M. Arnold.........534 Tired of Play

..N. P. Willis........566

Perfection..

.W. Shakspere.....534 Cato's Soliloquy on the Im-

L'Allegro

.J. Milton....... ..535 mortality of the Soul.........J. Addison .........567

Il Penseroso

..J. Milton........ ..537 American English...... ... W. D. Howells ...568

Truth.......

...J. Milton .........

.540 Aphorisms and Compari-

Knowledge and Power. .T. De Quincey....541 sons.....

..J. Swift .............568

Mirtb..........

..J. C. Hare..........541 Gold......

.T. Hood .............569

Valor and Virtue...... .C. Mackay.

.........541 The Reward......

.J. G. Whittier ....569

Intellectual Beauty.

A. Smith....... .541 Spes est Vates.......

.J. G. Saxe..........570

“ Thoughts

R. H. Stoddard....542 Fire and Strength.......... .M. Arnold .........570

Different Minds.

.R. W. Emerson...542 The Question Illustrated by

Gnosis.....

.C. P. Cranch......543 Nature......

..J. G. Holland .....571

The Happy Life.......... .... Sir H. Wotton...543 Each and All............. .R. W. Emerson...572

Memories.....

..J. G. Whittier....545 The Soul's Errand...... .Sir W. Raleigh....573

The Heritage..

.J. Thomson .........545 The Hereafter......... ..A. Pope ............574

Fame.........

...J. Milton......... .547 Little at First, but Great

From "The Masque of Comus” J. Milton... .547 at Last.....

.C. Mackay..........574

Beauty.

.John Keats..... .548 Sweetness and Light.. .M. Arnold .........575

Hope...

.T. Campbell. .548 Somebody

.Anonymous ...576

Of Obscurity..

.A. Cowley .549 Every Day...

.Anonymous ....576

For Praise.....

.E. Young..

.550 Who Bides His Time... ........J. W. Riley .......576

Advice to Poets.....

.A. Pope.............550 “Who can judge a man from

A Contented Mind........ ..J. Sylvester.

.551

.Anonymous .......577

Procrastination

E. Young.........551 Simplicity....

.J. Ruskin ..........577

Perception of Poetry ........ G. Eliot........ ..551 Education.......

..J. Addison.........577

A Taste for Reading... .Sir J. Herschel ...552 The Interpreters....

.C. A. Swinburne 578

From an Epistle to the

This Life is What We Make

Countess of Cumberland....S. Daniel............552 It............

Anonymous .......578

Against Readiness to Take

Education.....

.D. Webster ........579

Offence......................... 0. Feltham.........553 Sometime............

G. D. Prentice....579

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Unreality

.W. Shakspere.....579 High Days and Holidays.......H. P. Spofford...605

A Fool......

W. Shaks pere.. ..579 Solitude.....

.H. More....... ..605

Scandal.......

.Anonymous .......580 Apostrophe to Sleep.. .W. Shakspere.....606

Don't Take It to Heart.... Anonymous .......580 Ode on Solitude........ .A.Pope.............606

Polonius to Laertes........ W. Shakspere......580 Song: “Busy, curious, thirs-

Suggestion........

M. B e ........580 ty fly.”...

.W. Oldys...........606

Cheerfulness.

...W. Dunbar ........581 Sleep..........

.T. Dekker..........607

Test of Friendship.......... ..J. G. Saxe .........581 An Eastern Apologue... A. Dobson......... 607

Tenterden Steeple and Good-

The Shortness of Life........ F. Quarles..........607

win Sands....

.H. Latimer ........582 Sic Vita........

.H. King.............608

After the Midnight Cometh

Life........

A. L. Barbauld...608

Morn

.A. Pike ............583 Life.....

R. H. Wilde.......608

On Good Breeding. .Lord Chesterfield 583 A Psalm of Life...

.H. W. Longfel-

Behavior......

.R. W. Emerson...585

low...... ..608

Ode on the Intimations of

Fate..........

.Bret Harte.........600

Immortality.... ......

W. Wordsworth..585 Wisdom.........

...J.W.Von Goethe 609

Intuitions.......

.E. B. Browning ...590 Unity of Nature.... A. Pope.....

Chorus...

.C. A. Swinburne 590 Human Life...

..S. Rogers...........610

The Poetry of Life.......... .F. Von Schiller ..590 Man's Mortality.

..S. Wastel...........610

“The days of infancy are all a

From “Festus".

.P. J. Bailey.......611

dream"

.R. Southey ........592 The Voiceless....

...O. W. Holmes....611

Man .......

.E. Young ..........592 Time..........

W. Scott............611

The Convict Ship...... .T. K. Hervey .....592 Melancholy.

.Beaumont & Fletch-

The Nabob......

S. Blamire... .593

er........... ..611

Youth..........

..R. Burns ............593 Stanzas.

.R. Southey.........612

Troubles of Childhood...... .George Eliot ......595 Beauty Fades........

W.Drummond...612

The Pleasures of Poverty. .C. Lamb.... ..595 Old Age and Death.......... .E. Waller...........612

Misused Art.........

..J. Ruskin. .596 The Seasons of Life... .T. Parker..........613

Woman's Voice........ .E. Arnold .........597 Life.........

W. Shakspere.... 613

The World a Stage.... .W. Shakspere.....597 No Concealment.... .L. H. Sigourney..613

Work..........

.T. Carlyle 599 Middle Age...........

.Alexander Smith.614

Life.........

.B. W. Procter.....599 Hamlet's Soliloquy.. .W. Shakspere.....615

There is No Rest...................J. N. Matthews...599 The Circle of Life......... .G. Eliot.............617

Prosperity and Adversity. .Sir F. Bacon ......600 Death's Final Conquest.........J. Shirley..........617

Better Things...

....G. McDonald......600 Elegy, Written in a Country

Retirement from the World...S. Johnson.........601 Churchyard ...... ..T. Gray.............617

There's a Silver Lining to

Why Thus Longing ?: ......Harriet Winslow.619

Every Cloud......... .E. Cook.............601 On a Skull.

.Lord Byron........ 621

Recreation.........

.T. Fuller............602 Thanatopsis

.W. C. Bryant.....621

The Way of the World.... .E. W. Wilcox....603 The Days That Are No

Gifts........

E. Lazarus.........603 More............

A. Tennyson......623

The Neglected Pattern..........P. Cary.............604 Excelsior..

.H. W. Longfel-

Affinitus....

.C. R. Lathrop.....604

low................623

Vanity Fair....

.F. Locker..........605 A Hundred Years to Come.....W. G. Brown.....624

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