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I am monarch of all I survey. . . . . . . . . . . . 12
I dreamt I lay where flowers were springing....... 50
I fell into grief, and began to complain . : ..

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I have a son, a little son, a boy just five years old . . . . . 292
I hear the speak of the better land . . . . . . . . . . 149
I like that ancient Saxon phrase, which calls .....

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I'm sittin' on the stile, Mary · · · · · · · · · · · · 229
I remember, I remember . . . . . . . .

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I say to thee, do thou repeat ... · · · · · · · · · 310
I stood on the bridge at midnight

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I stood upon the hills, when heaven's wide arch ..... 121
I thought to pass away before, and yet alive I am .... 274
I travelled among unknown men . . . . . . . . . . .
If sorrow came not near us, and the lore . . . . . . . . 314
If you're waking call me early, call me early, mother dear. . 269
In dark fens of the Dismal Swamp . . . . . . . . . .
It is not the tear at this moment shed . . . . . . . . .
It was the schooner Hesperus . . . . . . · · · · · · 115
I've watched you now a short half-hour ....

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Life and thought have gone away . . . . .
Lo, the lilies of the field. . . . . . . . . .

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Mine be a cot beside a hill .......
Morn on the waters and purple and bright ..

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Musing on the roaring ocean · · · · · · · · ·
My father was a good and pious man ...

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My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here..

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My mind to me a kingdom is . . . . . . . . . .
My soul, there is a country . . . . . . . . . .
Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note. .....
Now the growing year is over. · · · · · · · · ·
Oft I had heard of Lucy Gray . . . . . . . . . . . 159
Oft in the stilly night i... · · · · ·

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O, call my brother back to me. :...

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O it is a weary life: :. i:...

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O leave this barren spot to me. .....

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O, Mary, go and call the cattle home .... . . . . . 226
O say what is that thing called Light ...... . . 36
O, tell me, pretty river .............
Oh, shattered idols, framed of fragile glass .....
Oh that those lips had language ! Life has passed ...

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One morning (raw it was and wet) . · · ·
On Linden, when the sun was low . . . . . . . . .
On the green banks of Shannon, when Sheelah was nigh ..
Our bugles sang truce-for the night cloud had lowered ....
Pause not to dream of the future before us . . . . . . . 237

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Peace be around thee, wherever thou rov'st ..
She dwelt among the untrodden ways . . . . . . . . 215
She was a phantom of delight. . . . .

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Should sorrow o'er thy brow .

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Some murmur when their sky is clear . . . . . .
Somewhat back from the village street. ..

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Stay near me-do not take thy flight ..
Sweet Auburn ! loveliest village of the plain
Tell me not, in mournful numbers · · · ·
The boy stood on the burning deck. ....

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The cock is crowing · · · · · · · · · ·

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The day is cold, and dark, and dreary . .

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The days are cold, the nights are long..

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The dew was falling fast, the stars began to blink ..
The gloomy night is gathering fast.

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The lazy mist hangs from the brow of the hill . . . . . 51
The noon was shady, and soft airs . . . . . . . . .
The old house by the lindens ........... 109
The pine-apples in triple row......
The poplars are felled, farewell to the shade ......
The post-boy drove with fierce career . . . . . . . .
The rose had been washed, just washed in a shower ...
The sailor sighs as sinks his native shore . . .
The shades of night were falling fast........
The smiling Spring comes in rejoicing ...

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The stately homes of England ..........
There came to the beach a poor exile of Erin. .

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There dwelt a miller hale and bold .....

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There is in souls a sympathy with sounds. ...

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There is no flock, however watched and tended.. . . 107
There is a Reaper, whose name is Death ...

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The twilight is sad and cloudy. . . . . . . . . . · 127
The wintry west extends his blast . . .

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They grew in beauty, side by side ....

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Think'st thou the steed that restless roves

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This is the place. Stand still, my steed.
Those evening bells ! those evening bells.

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Thou cam'st not to thy place by accident. ..

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Thou lingering star, with less'ning ray ....

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Thou inevitable day . . . . . . . . . . .

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Three fishers went sailing out into the West. .

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Time was when I was free as air. . . . . . . . . .
'Tis eight o'clock, a clear March night.
'Tis morning; and the sun, with ruddy orb ..
'Tis sweet to hear the merry lark. ..........

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Tis the last rose of summer . . . . . .

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To the sound of evening bells. ........... 307
Twilight's soft dews steal o'er the village-green . . . . . . 75
Under a spreading chestnut-tree . . . . · · · · · · ·
Up to the throne of God is borne. . . . . . . . . .. 154
Up with me! up with me into the clouds.

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Voyager on life's troubled sea . . . . . . . . . . 315
We are all here . . . . . . . . . .

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We sat within the farm-house old ..

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We scatter seeds with careless hand .

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We walked along, while bright and red .
Weep not for broad lands lost ............ 312
What hidest thou in thy treasure-caves and cells . .

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What is that, Mother ? - The lark, my child . ....256
What way does the wind come? What way does he go? .. 201
What, you are stepping westward?" "Yea".

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When Britain first at Heaven's command . . . . . . .
Where art thou, my beloved son . . . . . . . · · ·

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When the hours of Day are numbered . .......
When the sheep are in the fauld, and the kye at hame...
With Farmer Allan at the farm abode .........
With what a glory comes and goes the year ....... 125
Ye Mariners of England .......
You must wake and call me early, call me early, mother dear. 265

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Rule Britannia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Dog and the Water Lily ..........
The Poet, the Oyster, and the Sensitive Plant ...
The Nightingale and Glow-worm . .
On a Goldfinch starved to death in his Cage . . . . . . .
The Poplar Field . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Rose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Verses supposed to be written by Alexander Selkirk, during

his solitary abode on a Desert Island. ...
The Pine-apple and the Bee .....
On the receipt of my Mother's Picture .
The Winter Morning Walk. . . . . . .
The Winter Walk at Noon . . . . . .
The Deserted Village . . .
The Blind Boy . . . .
The Hermit. . . . . . . .
Auld Robin Gray. . . . . . . . .
I dreamt I lay . .
My Heart's in the Highlands ..

The Lazy Mist . . . . . . . .
Musing on the Roaring Ocean . .
To Mary in Heaven .:
The Author's Farewell to his Native Country
W inter . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Bonnie Bell . . . . . . . . . . . .
Contentment . . . . . . . . . . .
Peace . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Minstrel ........
God provideth for the Morrow ...
Song . . .
The Burial of Sir John Moore at Corunna, 18o9. ...
It is not the Tear ........
The Last Rose of Summer . . . . . . . . . .
Oft in the Stilly Night . . .
Those Evening Bells . . . . . . .
Peace be around thee. . . . . . . .

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