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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.  The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes.  1917.
 
C. G. Rossetti to Synge
 
Christina Georgina Rossetti.  
1830–1894.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by William Morton Payne
Hope Is Like a Harebell
Dream-Land
A Birthday
Remember
After Death
Echo
Song: ‘When I am dead, my dearest
Rest
Up-Hill
The Three Enemies
Old and New Year Ditties
Amor Mundi
Life Hidden
Whitsun Eve
Heaven Overarches
The Heart Knoweth Its Own Bitterness
Dante Gabriel Rossetti.  
1828–1882.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by William Morton Payne
The Blessèd Damozel
The Double Betrayal
The Second-Sight
The Card-Dealer
Sudden Light
The Woodspurge
The Sea-Limits
The Cloud Confines
Song of the Bower
Sonnets from ‘The House of Life
On Refusal of Aid between Nations
For ‘A Venetian Pastoral,’ by Giorgione, in the Louvre
Edmond Rostand.  
1868–1918.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Curtis Hidden Page
The Poet-Duellist
Metternich Encounters Napoleon’s Shadow
Chanticleer’s Hymn to the Sun
The Dawn
Chanticleer’s Avowal
Chanticleer’s Consolation
Jean Jacques Rousseau.  
1712–1778.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Édouard Rod
Foreword from ‘The Social Contract
The People
From ‘Émile
On the Uses of Travel
In the Isle of St. Peter
Friedrich Rückert.  
1788–1866.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Hour-Glass of Ashes
Amaryllis
Sad Spring
The Sun and the Brook
The Dying Flower
Nature More than Science
Greediness Punished
The Patriot’s Lament
Barbarossa
The Drum
Gone in the Wind
Told by a Brahmin
Giovanni Domenico Ruffini.  
1807–1881.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Idyl at a Close
Jalāl-ad-dīn Rūmī.  
1207–1273.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by A. V. Williams Jackson
The Song of the Reed, or Divine Affections
The Merchant and the Parrot
The Chinese and Roman Artists
To God the Compassionate
Johan Ludvig Runeberg.  
1804–1877.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by William Morton Payne
Ensign Stål
The Village Girl
The Old Man’s Return
The Swan
The Work-Girl
My Life
Idyll
Counsels
John Ruskin.  
1819–1900.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by John Charles van Dyke
On Womanhood
The Uses of Ornament
Landscapes of the Poets
The Throne
Description of St. Mark’s
Calais Spire
The Fribourg District, Switzerland
The Mountain Gloom
Description of Nature
Leaves Motionless
Cloud-Balancings
William Clark Russell.  
1844–1911.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
A Storm and a Rescue
Russian Lyric Poetry.  Critical Introduction by Prince Serge Wolkonsky
Alexander Pushkin.  
1799–1837.  
The Black Shawl
The Rose
To ——
My Studies
Caucasus
The Bard
A Monument
Ya Perezhil Svoï Zhelanya
The Free Life of the Bird
The Angel
Mikhail Lermontov.  
1814–1841.  
The Prisoner
The Cloud
The Cup of Life
The Angel
Nikolay Nekrasov.  
1821–1877.  
The Russian Soldier
The Prophet
Vasily Zhukovsky.  
1783–1852.  
Happiness in Slumber
The Coming of Spring
Night
Ivan Kozlov.  
1779–1840.  
The Vesper Bells
Fyodor Tyutchev.  
1803–1873.  
Spring Waters
Sunrise
Evening
The Leaves
Aleksey Khomyakov.  
1804–1860.  
Russian Song
Apollon Maykov.  
1821–1897.  
The Easter Kiss
The Alpine Glacier
The Kiss Refused
Count Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy.  
1817–1875.  
Believe It Not
Renewal
Yakov Polonsky.  
1819–1898.  
On Skobelev
Afanasy Fet (Shenshin).  
1820–1892.  
Tryst
A Russian Scene
Aleksey Apukhtin.  
1840–1893.  
Folk-Songs
Anonymous.  Sorrow
Russian Realistic School of Poetry.  Critical Introduction by Eugene Mark Kayden
Alekseï Koltsov.  
1809–1842.  
The Peasant’s Musing
Song: ‘Cease thy song, nightingale
The Ploughman’s Song
Nikolay Nekrasov.  
1821–1877.  
When from thy Shame
Home from Work
Mothers
Semyon Nadson.  
1862–1887.  
Wherefore?
Ah, Tell me not he Passed
Hans Sachs.  
1494–1576.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Charles Harvey Genung
Under the Pressure of Care or Poverty
From ‘The Nightingale of Wittenberg
The Unlike Children of Eve
Tale. How the Devil Took to Himself an Old Wife
Sa’dī.  
c. 1213–1291.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by A. V. Williams Jackson
A Meditation
The Orphan
Humility
Moral Education and Self-Control
Keep Your Own Secret
Bringing up a Son
Humanity
Sa’dī and the Ring
Sa’dī at the Grave of his Child
Sa’dī the Captive Gets a Wife
How the Student Saved Time
A Powerful Voice
A Valuable Voice
For God’s Sake! Read Not
The Grass and the Rose
A Witty Philosopher Rewarded
The Penalty of Stupidity
The Death of the Poor Is Repose
Thy Worst Enemy
Maxims
Shabli and the Ant
Sa’dī’s Interview with Sultan Ābāqā-ān
Supplication
Be Content
Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve.  
1804–1869.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Benjamin W. Wells
A Critic’s Account of His Own Critical Method
Alfred de Musset
Goethe: and Bettina Brentano
Joseph Xavier Boniface Saintine.  
1798–1865.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
From ‘Picciola
Bernardin de Saint-Pierre.  
1737–1814.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Home in Martinique
The Shipwreck
Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon.  
1675–1755.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Marriage
The Portrait
Madame de Maintenon at the Review
A Paragon of Politeness
A Modern Harpy
Sallust.  
c. 86–c. 34/35 B.C.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Catiline and his Plot
Catiline’s Address to his Soldiers before the Battle of Pistoria
A Numidian Defeat
Speech of Marius
George Sand.  
1804–1876.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Th. Bentzon (Thérèse Blanc)
The Convent of the English Augustines
From ‘Lélia
A Traveler’s Letters
From ‘Simon
François the Field-Foundling
The Budding Author
Leonard Sylvain Jules Sandeau.  
1811–1883.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
How the History of Penarvan was Written
Sappho.  
fl. c. 610–580 B.C.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Thomas Davidson
To Aphrodite
To the Beloved
Francisque Sarcey.  
1827–1899.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
How a Lecture is Prepared
Further Hints on Lecturing
Victorien Sardou.  
1831–1908.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Harvey Hatcher Hughes
From ‘Scrap of Paper
From ‘Patrie!’
Joseph Viktor von Scheffel.  
1826–1886.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Rejection and Flight
Song of the Ichthyosaurus
Declaration and Departure
Song: Farewell
Songs of Hiddigeigei, the Tom-Cat
Edmond Henri Adolphe Schérer.  
1815–1889.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Victor Charbonnel
The Eighteenth Century
A Literary Heresy
Friedrich von Schiller.  
1759–1805.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Edward Payson Evans
To Laura
The Knight Toggenburg
The Sharing of the Earth
The Best State
German Art
The Maiden’s Lament
The Maiden from Afar
Punch Song
Worth of Women
Riddles
The Power of Song
Hymn to Joy
The Gods of Greece
From ‘The Artists
Extracts from ‘The Song of the Bell
The Epic Hexameter
The Distich
My Creed
Kant and his Interpreters
From ‘Wallenstein’s Death
The Iconoclasts
The Last Interview of Orange with Egmont
From ‘On the Æsthetic Education of Man
August Wilhelm von Schlegel.  
1767–1845.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Romantic Drama
Friedrich von Schlegel.  
1772–1829.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Of Romance: Spenser and Shakespeare
Arthur Schnitzler.  
1862–1931.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Ludwig Lewisohn
A Christmas Present
Doctor and Priest
Arthur Schopenhauer.  
1788–1860.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by William Morton Payne
From ‘The World as Will and Idea
On Books and Readings
On Criticism
On Authorship
The Value of Personality
Olive Schreiner.  
1855–1920.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Shadows from Child Life
Three Dreams in a Desert
Carl Schurz.  
1829–1906.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by James Ford Rhodes
Clay the Citizen
Clay the Statesman
Two Popular Leaders
The First American
Sir Walter Scott.  
1771–1832.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Andrew Lang
Cheapening Fish; and the Village Post-Office
The Covenanter
The Meeting of Jeanie and Effie Deans
A Royal Rival
The Tournament
The Hermit—Friar Tuck
Richard and Saladin
The Last Minstrel
Lochinvar
Ellen Douglas’s Bower
The Disclosure
Song: Jock o’ Hazeldean
Highland Song: Pibroch of Donuil Dhu
Nora’s Vow
The Ballad of ‘The Red Harlaw
Song: Brignall Banks
Bonny Dundee
Flora MacIvor’s Song
Augustin Eugène Scribe.  
1791–1861.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Merlin’s Pet Fairy
The Price of Life
John Selden.  
1584–1654.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
From the ‘Table-Talk
Étienne Pivert de Senancour.  
1770–1846.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Alpine Scenery
Conditions of Happiness
Obermann’s Isolation
Seneca.  
c. 4 B.C.–65 A.D.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Time Wasted
Independence in Action
Praises of the Rival School in Philosophy
Inconsistency
On Leisure
Accommodation to Circumstances
The Wooing of Megara
Matilde Serao.  
1856–1927.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
From ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream
The Boarding-School
The Schoolgirls’ Vow
Madame de Sévigné.  
1626–1696.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Selected Letters to her Cousin, M. de Coulanges
Selected Letters to her Daughter, Madame de Grignan
William Shakespeare.  
1564–1616.  
William Shakespeare the Poet by Edward Dowden
William Shakespeare the Man and the Actor by John Malone
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Ernest Hunter Wright
Songs and Their Settings:  Ariel
Ariel’s Songs
Marriage Song
Silvia
Falstaff Tormented by the Supposed Fairies
Song: Take, Oh! Take
Balthazar’s Song
Lady Hero’s Epitaph
White and Red
Love’s Rhapsody
Song: Spring and Winter
Puck
The Diversions of the Fairies
The Fairies’ Wedding Charm
Where Is Fancy Bred?
Under the Greenwood Tree
Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind
Love in Springtime
One in Ten
Sweet and Twenty
Love’s Lament
The Rain It Raineth
When Daffodils Begin to Peer
What Maids Lack
Sweet Music
Doubt Not
Dead and Gone
Ophelia’s Lament
In the Church-Yard
Iago’s Soldier-Songs
Desdemona’s Last Song
Hark! Hark! the Lark
Fear No More
Time’s Glory
Selected Sonnets
Attributed Songs:  Crabbed Age and Youth
Beauty
Live with Me
Threnos
Scenes from the Comedies and Histories:  Dogberry Captain of the Watch
Shylock and Antonio
Launcelot and Old Gobbo
The Quality of Mercy
Lorenzo and Jessica
Rosalind, Orlando, Jaques
Richard II. in Prison
Falstaff and Prince Hal
Falstaff’s Army
Falstaff in Battle
Henry’s Wooing of Katharine
Gloster and Anne: Gloster’s Soliloquy
Scenes from the Tragedies:  The Parting of Romeo and Juliet
Antony’s Speech over Cæsar’s Body
Cleopatra on the Cydnus
The Death of Cleopatra
The Opening Scene of ‘Hamlet
Hamlet Meditates Suicide
Hamlet’s Revenge Accomplished
Othello’s Story of his Wooing
The Murder of Desdemona
Lear’s Recovery
The Death of Lear
Macbeth before the Deed
The Murder Scene
The Sleep-Walking Scene
Macbeth’s Despair
The Death of Young Siward
Vishnu Sharma (Pilpay).  
c. 1000 B.C.?  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Charles Rockwell Lanman
The Talkative Tortoise
The Golden Goose
The Gratitude of Animals
The Dullard and the Plow-Shaft
The Widow’s Mite
What’s in a Name?
The Buddhist Duty of Courtesy to Animals
Monkeys in the Garden
The Antelope, the Woodpecker, and the Tortoise
Prince Five-Weapons
An “Example” of the Evils of Rashness
The Lion-Makers
The King and the Hawk
The Ass in the Lion’s Skin
The Hare-Mark in the Moon
Count Not your Chickens before they be Hatched
The Transformed Mouse
The Greedy Jackal
How Plausible
The Man in the Pit
George Bernard Shaw.  
1856–1950.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Clayton Meeker Hamilton
The Choice
Cæsar, the Sphinx, and Cleopatra
The Woman Triumphs
Englishman and Irishman
The Death of the Artist
The Meaning of Love
Percy Bysshe Shelley.  
1792–1822.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by George Edward Woodberry
From ‘Prometheus Unbound
Last Hour of Beatrice
Adonais
Hymn to Intellectual Beauty
Ozymandias
The Indian Serenade
Ode to the West Wind
The Sensitive Plant: Part First
The Cloud
To a Skylark
Arethusa
Hymn of Pan
To Night
To ——
William Shenstone.  
1714–1763.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Pastoral Ballad
Song: ‘I told my nymph, I told her true
Disappointment
Hope
Much Taste and Small Estate
From ‘The Schoolmistress
Richard Brinsley Sheridan.  
1751–1816.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Brander Matthews
Mrs. Malaprop’s Views
Sir Lucius Dictates a Cartel
The Duel
The Scandal Class Meets
Matrimonial Felicity
Sir Peter and Lady Teazle Agree to Disagree
Auctioning Off One’s Relatives
The Pleasures of Friendly Criticism
Rolla’s Address to the Peruvian Warriors
John Henry Shorthouse.  
1834–1903.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Inglesant Visits Mr. Ferrar’s Religious Community
The Visit to the Astrologer
John Inglesant Makes a Journey, and Meets his Brother’s Murderer
Sir Philip Sidney.  
1554–1586.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Pitts Duffield
The Arrival in Arcadia
From ‘Astrophel and Stella
Sonnets to Stella
Henryk Sienkiewicz.  
1846–1916.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Charles Harvey Genung
Zagloba Captures a Banner
Podbipienta’s Death
Basia Works a Miracle
Basia and Michael Part
The Funeral of Pan Michael
Edward Rowland Sill.  
1841–1887.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Opportunity
Home
The Fool’s Prayer
A Morning Thought
Strange
Life
William Gilmore Simms.  
1806–1870.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Doom of Occonestoga
The Burden of the Desert
Simonides.  
c. 556–468 B.C.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Walter Miller
Danaë’s Lament
From the ‘Epinician Ode for Scopas
Inscription for an Altar Dedicated to Artemis
Epitaph for Those Who Fell at Thermopylæ
Fragment of a Scolion
Time Is Fleeting
Virtue Coy and Hard to Win
Epitaphs
Jean Charles Léonard Simonde de Sismondi.  
1773–1842.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Humphrey J. Desmond
Boccaccio’s ‘Decameron
The Troubadour
Italy in the Thirteenth Century
A Fifteenth-Century Soldier: Francesco Carmagnola
The Ruin of Florence and its Republic: 1530
Annie Trumbull Slosson.  
1838–1926.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Butterneggs
Juliusz Słowacki.  
1809–1849.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
From ‘Mindowe
I Am So Sad, O God!
Adam Smith.  
1723–1790.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Richard Theodore Ely
The Prudent Man
Of the Wages of Labor
Home Industries
Of Military and General Education
Francis Hopkinson Smith.  
1838–1915.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
From ‘Colonel Carter of Cartersville
Goldwin Smith.  
1823–1910.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
John Pym
The Puritan Colonies
Sydney Smith.  
1771–1845.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Education of Women
John Bull’s Charity Subscriptions
Wisdom of Our Ancestors
Latin Verses
Mrs. Siddons
Dogs
Hand-Shaking
Small Men
Macaulay
Specie and Species
Daniel Webster
Review of the Novel ‘Granby
Tobias George Smollett.  
1721–1771.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Pitts Duffield
A Naval Surgeon’s Examination in the Eighteenth Century
Roderick is “Pressed” into the Navy
Roderick Visits a Gaming-House
Old-Fashioned Love-Making: An Old-Fashioned Wedding
Humphrey Clinker is Presented to the Reader
Denton Jaques Snider.  
1841–1925.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Battle of Marathon
Socrates.  
469–399 B.C.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Herbert Weir Smyth
Socrates Refuses to Escape from Prison
Socrates and Euthydemus
Duty of Politicians to Qualify Themselves
Before the Trial
Solomon ibn Gabirol (Avicebron).  
1021?–1058.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
On Matter and Form
Solon.  
c. 630–560 B.C.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Defense of his Dictatorship
Solon Speaks his Mind to the Athenians
Two Fragments
Sophocles.  
c. 496–406 B.C.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by John Pentland Mahaffy
Robert Southey.  
1774–1843.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Holly-Tree
Stanzas Written in my Library
The Inchcape Rock
The Battle of Blenheim
The Old Woman of Berkeley
The Curse
Émile Souvestre.  
1806–1854.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Washerwomen of Night
The Four Gifts
Herbert Spencer.  
1820–1903.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Frederick Howard Collins
Manners and Fashion
Edmund Spenser.  
1552?–1599.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by James Douglas Bruce
Prothalamion
Belphœbe the Huntress
The Cave of Mammon
Sir Guyon and the Palmer Visit and Destroy the Bower of Bliss
Friedrich Spielhagen.  
1829–1911.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
From ‘Quisisana
Baruch Spinoza.  
1632–1677.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Josiah Royce
From ‘On the Improvement of the Understanding
Mental Freedom
Superstition and Fear
Harriet Prescott Spofford.  
1835–1921.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Godmothers
The King’s Dust
On an Old Woman Singing
At the Potter’s
Equations
When First You Went
Statius.  
c. 45–c. 96 A.D.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by William Cranston Lawton
A Royal Banquet
To my Wife: An Invitation to a Journey
To Sleep
Saturnalia
Edmund Clarence Stedman.  
1833–1908.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Hand of Lincoln
Provençal Lovers—Aucassin and Nicolette
Ariel: In Memory of Percy Bysshe Shelley
Mors Benefica
Toujours Amour
Pan in Wall Street
The Discoverer
Cavalry Song
The Future of American Poetry
Sir Richard Steele.  
1672–1729.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
On Behavior at Church
Mr. Bickerstaff Visits a Friend
On Coffee-Houses; Succession of Visitors; Character of Eubulus
On the Effects of Public Mourning: Plainness in Dress
On the Art of Growing Old
On Flogging at Schools
The Art of Story-Telling
Stendhal.  
1783–1842.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Frederic Taber Cooper
Princess Sanseverina’s Interview
Clélia Aids Fabrice to Escape
Sir Leslie Stephen.  
1832–1904.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Ernest Hunter Wright
Laurence Sterne.  
1713–1768.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Widow Wadman Lays Siege to Uncle Toby’s Heart
The Story of Le Fevre
The Start
The Monk
The Dead Ass
The Pulse: Paris
The Starling
In Languedoc: An Idyl
Robert Louis Stevenson.  
1850–1894.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Robert Bridges
Bed in Summer
Travel
The Land of Counterpane
Northwest Passage
If This Were Faith
Requiem
To Will. H. Low
The Tropics Vanish
Tropic Rain
Christmas at Sea
A Fable
Striving and Failing
We Pass the Forth
A Night among the Pines
A Lodging for the Night
William James Stillman.  
1828–1901.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Billy and Hans: A True History
Frank Richard Stockton.  
1834–1902.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Franklin Thomas Baker
From ‘The Casting Away of Mrs. Lecks and Mrs. Aleshine
Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard.  
1823–1902.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Great Gale
A Summer Night
El Manalo
Mercedes
Nameless Pain
On the Campagna
On my Bed of a Winter Night
Richard Henry Stoddard.  
1825–1903.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Song: ‘You know the old Hidalgo
A Serenade
The Yellow Moon
The Sky Is a Drinking-Cup
The Two Brides
The Flight of Youth
The Sea, I
The Sea, II
Along the Grassy Slope I Sit
The Shadow of the Hand
Pain in Autumn
Birds
The Dead
Theodor Storm.  
1817–1888.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
After Years
William Wetmore Story.  
1819–1895.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Ghetto in Rome
The King of the Beggars
Spring in Rome
Cleopatra
The Chiffonier
Harriet Beecher Stowe.  
1811–1896.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by George Spring Merriam
How Sam and Andy Helped Haley to Pursue Eliza
Eliza’s Flight
Topsy
Aaron Burr and Mary
A Spiritual Love
Miss Prissy Takes Candace’s Counsel
The Minister’s Sacrifice
David Friedrich Strauss.  
1808–1874.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Development of Græco-Roman Cultivation
August Strindberg.  
1849–1912.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Ludwig Lewisohn
From ‘There Are Crimes and Crimes
Ruth McEnery Stuart.  
1856–1917.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Widder Johnsing
William Stubbs.  
1825–1901.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Ehrman Syme Nadal
Social Life in the Fifteenth Century
Transition from the Age of Chivalry
Sir John Suckling.  
1609–1642.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Song: ‘Why so pale and wan, fond lover?’
A Bride
The Honest Lover
The Constant Lover
Verses
The Metamorphosis
Song: ‘I prithee send me back my heart
Hermann Sudermann.  
1857–1928.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Critical Introduction to Sudermann’s Later Work by Ludwig Lewisohn
Returning from the Confirmation Lesson
The Trial
Freed from Dame Care
From ‘Magda
Honor in the Kitchen
Honor in the Drawing Room
Eugène Sue.  
1804–1857.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
The Land’s End of Two Worlds
The Panther Fight
The Chastisement
Suetonius.  
c. 69–c. 122 A.D.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Caligula’s Madness
Cowardice and Death of Nero
Vitellius
Sully Prudhomme (René François Armand Prudhomme).  
1839–1907.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Firmin Roz
To the Reader
Unknown Friends
The Missal
La Charpie
Enfantillage
Au Bord de l’Eau
Ce Qui Dure
If You but Knew
Separation
The Death Agony
Charles Sumner.  
1811–1874.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
In Time of Peace Prepare for War
Some Changes in Modern Life
Peroration of the Oration on ‘The True Grandeur of Nations
Spirit of Classical and of Modern Literature
The Dignity of the Jurist
Allston in Italy
Emanuel Swedenborg.  
1688–1772.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Frank Sewall
The Contiguity and Harmony of the World
Individuality Eternal
The Perfect Man the True Philosopher
On the Internal Sense of the Word
How by the Word, Heaven and Earth are Brought into Association
The Church Universal
The Ethics of Swedenborg: The Spiritual Life: How it is Acquired
The Ethics of Swedenborg: The Social Good
Marriage Love
The Second Coming of the Lord
Jonathan Swift.  
1667–1745.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Anna McClure Sholl
An Argument to Prove that the Abolishing of Christianity in England
Gulliver among the Pigmies
Gulliver among the Giants
The Houyhnhnms
The Struldbrugs
Algernon Charles Swinburne.  
1837–1909.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by William Morton Payne
Dedication
Hymn to Proserpine
The Garden of Proserpine
Hesperia
In Memory of Walter Savage Landor
A Forsaken Garden
The Pilgrims
Super Flumina Babylonis
Mater Triumphalis
From ‘Athens
Of Such Is the Kingdom of Heaven
The Salt of the Earth
A Child’s Future
Adieux à Marie Stuart
Love at Sea
A Match
Étude Réaliste
Elisabeth, Queen of Roumania (Carmen Sylva).  
1843–1916.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Fodder-Time
The Sower
The Boatman’s Song
The Country Letter-Carrier
The Stone-Cutter
The Post
Dimbovitza
Longing
Carmen
John Addington Symonds.  
1840–1893.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction
Italian Art in its Relation to Religion
The Invasion of Italy by Charles VIII. of France
The Genius of Greek Art
Ravenna
Venice
The Nightingale
Farewell
The Feet of the Beloved
Eyebright
John Millington Synge.  
1871–1909.  
Critical and Biographical Introduction by Lloyd R. Morris
From ‘Riders to the Sea
From ‘The Playboy of the Western World

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