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Art is that lovely corporeal body with which man endowers the spirit of goodness and the thought of truth.
The Purpose of Poetry.
Bliss
Carman
The World’s Best Poetry
 
Bliss Carman, Editor-in-Chief
 
These 2,287 selections are classified into 9 volumes and subcategorized by expert poetic editors who introduce each one with an insightful essay.
 
 
CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record    General Introduction
 
PHILADELPHIA: JOHN D. MORRIS & CO., 1904
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2012
 
I. Of Home: of Friendship
  Poems of Home
I. About Children
II. For Children
III. Fun for Little Folk
IV. Youth
V. The Home
  Poems of Friendship
 
II. Love
I. Admiration
II. Love’s Nature
III. Love’s Beginnings
IV. Wooing and Winning
V. Cautions and Complaints
VI. Lovers
VII. Love’s Power
VIII. Wedded Love
 
III. Sorrow and Consolation
I. Disappointment in Love
II. Parting and Absence
III. Adversity
IV. Comfort and Cheer
V. Death and Bereavement
VI. Consolation
 
IV. The Higher Life
I. The Divine Element—(God, Christ, the Holy Spirit)
II. Prayer and Aspiration
III. Faith: Hope: Love: Service
IV. Sabbath: Worship: Creed
V. Selections from “Paradise Lost
VI. Human Experience
VII. Death: Immortality: Heaven
VIII. Selections from “The Divine Comedy
 
V. Nature
I. Nature’s Influence
II. Light: Day: Night
III. The Seasons
IV. Inland Waters: Highlands
V. Trees: Flowers: Plants
VI. Animate Nature
VII. The Sea
 
VI. Fancy: Sentiment
  Poems of Fancy
I. The Imagination
II. Fairies: Elves: Sprites
III. Mythical: Mystical: Legendary
  Poems of Sentiment
I. Time
II. Life
III. Memory
IV. Thought: Poetry: Books
V. The Arts
VI. Labor and Rest
 
VII. Descriptive: Narrative
  Descriptive Poems
I. Personal
 Rulers; Statesmen; Warriors
 Great Writers
 Miscellaneous
II. Nature and Art
III. Places
  Narrative Poems
I. Greece
II. Rome
III. Norseland
IV. Germany
V. The Orient
VI. Spain
VII. France
VIII. England
IX. Scotland
X. America
 
VIII. National Spirit
I. Patriotism
II. Freedom
III. War
IV. Peace
 
IX. Tragedy: Humor
  Poems of Tragedy
I. Greece
II. Rome
III. The Orient
IV. Germany
V. Italy
VI. Spain
VII. Switzerland
VIII. France
IX. Russia
X. Scotland
XI. Ireland
XII. England
XIII. America
XIV. Canada
XV. The Sea
  Humorous Poems
I. Woman
II. Miscellaneous
III. Parodies: Imitations
IV. Ingenuities: Oddities
V. Nonsense


 
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