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Thomas Humphry Ward, ed.  The English Poets.  1880–1918.
 
Vol. V. Browning to Rupert Brooke
 
Robert Browning.
 1812–1889.  
Critical Introduction by Margaret L. Woods
How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix
Pippa’s Song
The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed’s Church
The Lost Leader
David Singing before Saul
Home Thoughts, from Abroad
Love among the Ruins
Incident of the French Camp
Two in the Campagna
Up at a Villa—Down in the City
May and Death
Prospice
Rabbi Ben Ezra
Confessions
The Ring and the Book (Dedication)
The Householder
Epilogue to Asolando
Matthew Arnold.
 1822–1888.  
Critical Introduction by Thomas Humphry Ward
To a Friend
Shakespeare
Requiescat
Human Life
The poet, to whose mighty heart’ (from Resignation)
He spoke; and as he ceased, he wept aloud’ (from Sohrab and Rustum)
The Forsaken Merman
Austerity of Poetry
To Marguerite
The Strayed Reveller (from Empedocles on Etna)
Callicles’ Song (from Empedocles on Etna, Act ii)
Dover Beach
Palladium
Morality
Memorial Verses (April, 1850)
Rugby Chapel (November, 1857)
Thyrsis
Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
 1809–1892.  
Critical Introduction by Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb
Claribel
A Dirge
The Lady of Shalott
Eleänore
Of old sat Freedom on the Heights
Love thou thy Land
You ask me, why, tho’ ill at ease
Morte d’Arthur
Ulysses
St. Agnes’ Eve
Break, break, break
Extracts from The Princess: ‘The splendour falls on castle walls
    ‘Tears, idle tears
Extracts from In Memoriam: ‘The Danube to the Severn gave
    ‘Yet if some voice that man could trust
    ‘Oh yet we trust that somehow good
    ‘Heart-affluence in discursive talk
    ‘There rolls the deep where grew the tree
Extract from Maud: ‘I have led her home, my love, my only friend
The Brook
Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington
The Charge of the Light Brigade
Northern Farmer, Old Style
Tithonus
Milton
The Sailor Boy
Arthur’s Farewell (from The Idylls of the King: Guinevere)
The Revenge
To Virgil
Hymn: ‘Once again thou flamest heavenward’ (from Akbar’s Dream)
God and the Universe
Crossing the Bar
Richard Henry Hengist Horne.
 1802–1884.  
Critical Introduction by John Drinkwater
One day, at noontide, when the chase was done’ (from Orion)
The Plough
John Henry Newman.
 1801–1890.  
Critical Introduction by Josephine Ward
Memory
The Pillar of the Cloud
Extracts from The Dream of Gerontius
William Barnes.
 1801–1886.  
Critical Introduction by Thomas Hardy
In the Spring
Jenny out vrom Hwome
The Wife a-lost
Woak Hill
The Widow’s House
The Water Crowvoot
Blackmwore Maïdens
The Morning Moon
White and Blue
The Wind at the Door
Aubrey Thomas de Vere.
 1814–1902.  
Critical Introduction by Thomas Humphry Ward
Extracts from The Search after Proserpine: Fountain Nymphs
    Coleridge
Extracts from May Carols: ‘Stronger and steadier every hour
    ‘A sweet exhaustion seems to hold
    ‘A sudden sun-burst in the woods
Extracts from Mediæval Records and Sonnets: Browning
    Tennyson
Sir Francis Hastings Doyle.
 1810–1888.  
Critical Introduction by Thomas Humphry Ward
Extract from The Doncaster St. Leger
The Private of the Buffs
Richard Monckton Milnes, Lord Houghton.
 1809–1885.  
Critical Introduction by Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes, Marquess of Crewe
Mohammedanism
The Flight of Youth
Moments
Half-Truth
Shadows
Mrs. Denison
The Brownie
Alexander Smith.
 1830–1867.  
Critical Introduction by John Drinkwater
Extract from A Life Drama
Sonnet: ‘Like clouds or streams we wandered on at will
Extract from Edwin of Deira
Extract from Horton
Extract from Squire Maurice
Jean Ingelow.
 1820–1897.  
Critical Introduction by Thomas Humphry Ward
The High Tide on the Coast of Lincolnshire
When Sparrows Build
Coventry Patmore.
 1823–1896.  
Critical Introduction by Edmund W. Gosse
Eros
Night and Sleep
Extract from Tamerton Church-Tower
Extracts from The Angel in the House: The Poet’s Confidence
    Love at Large
    The Lover
    The Revelation
    The Amaranth
    Love’s Perversity
Extract from Amelia
Extracts from The Unknown Eros: Winter
    The Azalea
    Departure
    The Toys
    To the Body
Edward Fitzgerald.
 1809–1883.  
Critical Introduction by Thomas Humphry Ward
Extracts from the Rubáiyát
William Johnson Cory.
 1823–1892.  
Critical Introduction by Thomas Humphry Ward
Extracts from Ionica: Mimnermus in Church
    Amaturus
    A Queen’s Visit (1851)
    A Study of Boyhood
    Deteriora
    Parting
    To the Muse
Richard Watson Dixon.
 1833–1900.  
Critical Introduction by Henry Charles Beeching
Song: ‘The feathers of the willow
The Fall of the Leaf
Ode on Conflicting Claims
Ode: The Spirit Wooed
Ode on Advancing Age
Thomas Gordon Hake.
 1809–1895.  
Critical Introduction by Thomas Humphry Ward
Extracts from New Symbols: The Snake-charmer
    The Painter (1876)
Extracts from The New Day (1890): Sonnet X: ‘Genius and Poetry should still advance
    Sonnet XXXII: ‘The thousand volumes of poetic lore
Christina Georgina Rossetti.
 1830–1894.  
Critical Introduction by Percy Lubbock
Noble Sisters
Dream Land
Bride-song (from The Prince’s Progress)
Song: ‘When I am dead, my dearest
A Birthday
At Home
Up-hill
Shut Out
Echo
A Christmas Carol
Passing Away
George Meredith.
 1828–1909.  
Critical Introduction by John Bailey
The Spirit of Shakespeare
Winter Heavens
Dirge in Woods
The Year’s Sheddings
Song in the Songless
Youth in Age
France, December, 1870
E. Robert Bulwer, Lord Lytton (Owen Meredith).
 1831–1891.  
Critical Introduction by Thomas Humphry Ward
Extracts from The Wanderer: The Portrait
    Spring and Winter
Athens (from After Paradise)
Andromeda
William Morris.
 1834–1896.  
Critical Introduction by John William Mackail
Extracts from The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine: The Hollow Land
    Summer Dawn
Extracts from The Defence of Guenevere: Launcelot and Guenevere (from King Arthur’s Tomb)
    Ladies’ Gard (from Golden Wings)
Extracts from The Life and Death of Jason: A Sweet Song Sung Not Yet to Any Man
    Orpheus Sings to the Argonauts
    The Song of the Hesperides
    Medea at Corinth
Extracts from The Earthly Paradise: Apology
    Michael’s Ride (from The Man born to be King)
    The Castle on the Island (from The Lady of the Land)
    The Hosting of the Fiends (from The Ring given to Venus)
    February
    The Book Speaks to Chaucer
Extracts from Love Is Enough: The Land of the Dream
    The Music
    The Return Home
Extracts from Sigurd the Volsung: Sigurd on Hindfell
    The Wisdom of Brynhild
    Gunnar’s Death Song
Extracts from Poems by the Way: Mother and Son
    Young Love
    The Day Is Coming
    Thunder in the Garden
    The Flowering Orchard
Algernon Charles Swinburne.
 1837–1909.  
Critical Introduction by Edmund W. Gosse
Extracts from Atalanta in Calydon: Chorus: ‘When the hounds of spring are on winter’s traces
    Chorus: ‘Before the beginning of years
    Itylus
    A Match
    From The Triumph of Time
    Rococo
    In Memory of Walter Savage Landor
    The Garden of Prosperine
    Love at Sea
    Hendecasyllabics
Extracts from Songs before Sunrise: From Hertha
    The Oblation
    From Mater Triumphalis
    Cor Cordium
    From the Epilogue to Songs before Sunrise
Extract from Erechtheus: Chthonia to Athens
Extract from Poems and Ballads, Second Series: A Forsaken Garden
Extracts from Poems and Ballads, Third Series: From Pan and Thalassius
    A Reiver’s Neck-Verse
Extracts from Tristram of Lyonesse: Prelude: Tristram and Iseult
    A Child’s Laughter
Thomas Edward Brown.
 1830–1897.  
Critical Introduction by George A. Macmillan
Braddan Vicarage
Scarlett Rocks
Clifton
The Intercepted Salute
Bach’s Fugues (from Tommy Big-Eyes)
Extracts from Clevedon Verses: Norton Wood (Dora’s Birthday)
    [Poihmation]: For J. P.
    Boccaccio
    ‘O God, to Thee I yield
    My Garden
    Specula
Lord de Tabley (John Byrne Leicester Warren).
 1835–1895.  
Critical Introduction by John Drinkwater
Sonnet: ‘Rosy delight that changest day by day
Sonnet: ‘My heart is vext with this fantastic fear
Autumn Love
The Study of a Spider
A Leave-taking
Misrepresentation
George Eliot (Mary Ann Cross).
 1819–1880.  
Critical Introduction by Thomas Humphry Ward
Extracts from The Legend of Jubal: The Thought of Death
    The Effect of Music
    ‘O may I join the choir invisible
Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall.
 1835–1911.  
Critical Introduction by Thomas Humphry Ward
Theology in Extremis
Meditations of a Hindu Prince
John Addington Symonds.
 1840–1893.  
Critical Introduction by John Drinkwater
The Shepherd to the Evening Star
Le Jeune Homme Caressant sa Chimère
In the Inn at Berchtesgaden
[Friends]
Harvest
Extracts from Stella Maris: Three Sonnets: I. ‘Rebuke me not! I have nor wish nor skill
    II. ‘Silvery mosquito-curtains draped the bed
    III. ‘And then she rose; and rising, then she knelt
    Je suis trop jeune
Adam Lindsay Gordon.
 1833–1870.  
Critical Introduction by Thomas Humphry Ward
The Sick Stockrider
How We Beat the Favourite
Whisperings in Wattle-boughs
Frederic William Henry Myers.
 1843–1901.  
Critical Introduction by John Drinkwater
From ‘Saint Paul
Simmenthal
Arethusa
Hesione
Gabrielle
Philip Bourke Marston.
 1850–1887.  
Critical Introduction by John Drinkwater
Inseparable
Persistent Music
The First Kiss
Bridal Eve
The Old Churchyard of Bonchurch
From Far
Robert Louis Stevenson.
 1850–1894.  
Critical Introduction by Sidney Calvin
Windy Nights
Singing
The Lamplighter
North-west Passage: 1. Good Night
    2. Shadow March
    3. In Port
A Visit from the Sea
The House Beautiful
To K. de M.
In Memoriam F. A. S.
To F. J. S.
Say not of Me
Requiem
A Mile an’ a Bittock
The Counterblast Ironical
Christmas at Sea
I will make You Brooches
Bright is the Ring of Words
My Wife
If This Were Faith
(To the Tune of Wandering Willie)
To S. C.
The Tropics vanish
Tropic Rain
To S. R. Crockett
Evensong
William Ernest Henley.
 1849–1903.  
Critical Introduction by Charles Whibley
From In Hospital: Staff-nurse: Old Style
    Staff-nurse: New Style
    Lady-probationer
    ‘The Chief
    Apparition
    Discharged
I. M.—R. T. Hamilton Bruce
To W. A.
To A. C.
Pro Rege Nostro
Andrew Lang.
 1844–1912.  
Critical Introduction by Thomas Humphry Ward
The Odyssey
Herodotus in Egypt
Colinette
Pen and Ink
The White Pacha
Advance, Australia
Ballade of the Book-hunter
The Old Love and the New
The Last Chance
Humorous Verse.  Critical Introduction by Charles L. Graves
William Makepeace Thackeray.
 1811–1863.  
Critical Introduction by Charles L. Graves
From Vanitas Vanitatum
The Age of Wisdom (from Rebecca and Rowena)
Sorrows of Werther
Frederick Locker-Lampson.
 1821–1895.  
Critical Introduction by Charles L. Graves
My Mistress’s Boots
The Rose and the Ring
A Reminiscence of Infancy
Charles Stuart Calverley.
 1831–1884.  
Critical Introduction by Charles L. Graves
Gemini and Virgo
Wanderers
James Kenneth Stephen.
 1859–1892.  
Critical Introduction by Charles L. Graves
A Parodist’s Apology
Parker’s Piece, May 19, 1891
Arthur Clement Hilton.
 1851–1877.  
Critical Introduction by Charles L. Graves
Octopus
William Schwenck Gilbert.
 1836–1911.  
Critical Introduction by Charles L. Graves
Ellen M’Jones Aberdeen (from the Bab Ballads)
The Judge’s Song (from Trial by Jury)
The Policeman’s Lot (from The Pirates of Penzance)
Stephen Phillips.
 1868–1915.  
Critical Introduction by Sidney Calvin
Marpessa
A Poet’s Prayer
The Fireman
Penelope to Ulysses
Beatrice Cenci
The Parting of Launcelot and Guinevere
A Gleam!
The Revealed Madonna
Emily Lawless.
 1845–1913.  
Critical Introduction by Mary Augusta Ward
After Aughrim
Dirge of the Munster Forest, 1581
Fontenoy, 1745: I. Before the Battle; night
    II. After the Battle; early dawn, Clare coast
Francis Thompson.
 1859–1907.  
Critical Introduction by Thomas Humphry Ward
The Hound of Heaven
From Sister Songs
The End of It (from New Poems)
John Davidson.
 1857–1909.  
Critical Introduction by Aldous Huxley
Piper, Play!
A Ballad of Heaven
Canadian Poetry.  Critical Introduction by Pelham Edgar
Isabella Valancy Crawford.
 1850–1887.  
Critical Introduction by Pelham Edgar
La Blanchisseuse
Said the Daisy
The Rose
O Love
William Henry Drummond.
 1854–1907.  
Critical Introduction by Pelham Edgar
The Wreck of the ‘Julie Plante
Johnnie’s First Moose
Dreams
Archibald Lampman.
 1861–1899.  
Critical Introduction by Pelham Edgar
Heat
Outlook
The Woodcutter’s Hut
Temagami
Wayagamack
Harold Verschoyle Wrong.
 1891–1916.  
Death
The Great Adventure
Ernest Dowson.
 1867–1900.  
Critical Introduction by Aldous Huxley
Nuns of the Perpetual Adoration
Non sum qualis eram bonæ sub regno Cynaræ
Vain Hope
Villanelle of Marguerites
A Last Word
Richard Middleton.
 1882–1911.  
Critical Introduction by Aldous Huxley
The Carol of the Poor Children
Any Lover, Any Lass
Autumnal
Pagan Epitaph
Mary Elizabeth Coleridge.
 1861–1907.  
Critical Introduction by Laurence Binyon
Sonnet: ‘True to myself am I, and false to all
Our Lady
Unwelcome
Jealousy
A Moment
L’Oiseau Bleu
Shadow
The Shield
A Mother to Her Baby
Christ’s Friends
Friends—with a Difference
Whether I live, or whether I die
Lionel Johnson.
 1867–1902.  
Critical Introduction by Laurence Binyon
By the Statue of King Charles at Charing Cross
The Church of a Dream
The End
Walter Pater
Rupert Brooke.
 1887–1915.  
Critical Introduction by Sir Henry Newbolt
Dust
The Fish
Dining-room Tea
Tiare Tahiti
The Great Lover
Sonnet (Suggested by some of the Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research)
Waikiki
Beauty and Beauty
The Dead
The Soldier

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