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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.  The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes.  1917.
 
Index to Verse
 
Abou Ben Adhem by Leigh Hunt (1784–1859)
Absence—Anonymous
Account of Alcestis’s Farewell to her Home by Euripides (c. 480–406 B.C.)
Achilles Refuses to Aid the Greeks by Homer (fl. 850 B.C.)
Achitophel by John Dryden (1631–1700)
Adam and Eve by John Milton (1608–1674)
Adam and his Mother by Frederik Paludan-Müller (1809–1876)
Ad Amphoram by Horace (65–8 B.C.)
Adapa and the Southwind—Accadian-Babylonian and Assyrian Literature
Additional Rubáiyát by Omar Khayyám (1048–1131)
Abu l-’Ata of Sind: An Address to the Beloved—Arabic Literature
Adieu to Coimbra by Luís de Camões (c. 1524–1580)
Adieux à Marie Stuart by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
Adonais by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)
Advice to a Poet by Frederick Locker-Lampson (1821–1895)
Advice to Authors by Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (1636–1711)
Afloat and Ashore by Sydney Dobell (1824–1874)
After Death by Sir Edwin Arnold (1832–1904)
After Death by John Henry Newman (1801–1890)
After Death by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)
The Afternoon by Sir Edwin Arnold (1832–1904)
The Afternoon Call by Giuseppe Parini (1729–1799)
After Petrarch by José-Maria de Heredia (1842–1905)
After-Song by Richard Watson Gilder (1844–1909)
After the Hunt by Detlev von Liliencron (1844–1909)
Scenes from ‘Agamemnon’ by Vittorio Alfieri (1749–1803)
Age by Anacreon (582–485 B.C.)
The Age of Gold by Teleclides (Fifth Century B.C.)
Richard Cœur de Lion (1169–1199): Ah! Certes will no Prisoner Tell His Tale—Provençal Literature (The Troubadours), 1090–1290
Lament: ‘Ah me! whither have vanished the years of age and youth?’ by Walther von der Vogelweide (c. 1170–c. 1230)
Ah, Tell me not he Passed by Semyon Nadson (1862–1887)
Ailleen by John (1798–1842) and Michael (1796–1874) Banim
The Dedication of ‘Aladdin’—to Goethe by Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger (1779–1850)
The Albatross by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)
Alec Yeaton’s Son by Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836–1907)
Alexander’s Feast; or, The Power of Music by John Dryden (1631–1700)
Alexis and Dora by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
The Aliscamp by Frédéric Mistral (1830–1914)
Alba—Guiraut de Borneil (1175–1230): All-Glorious King!—Provençal Literature (The Troubadours), 1090–1290
Almeria in the Mausoleum by William Congreve (1670–1729)
Along the Grassy Slope I Sit by Richard Henry Stoddard (1825–1903)
The Alpine Glacier by Apollon Maykov (1821–1897)
An Alpine Storm by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Amaryllis by Friedrich Rückert (1788–1866)
Amaryllis by Carl Michael Bellman (1740–1795)
America by Sydney Dobell (1824–1874)
America by Richard Watson Gilder (1844–1909)
The American Flag by Joseph Rodman Drake (1795–1820)
The Aminta: ‘I Am Content, Thyrsis’ by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
The Aminta: The Golden Age by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
Amor Mundi by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)
Amy’s Song of the Willow by Sydney Dobell (1824–1874)
Anacreontic by Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft (1581–1647)
From the ‘Ancestors’ by Adam Mickiewicz (1798–1855)
And Have I Measured Half My Days by Charles Wesley (1707–1788)
Andrea Del Sarto by Robert Browning (1812–1889)
André’s Request to Washington by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806–1867)
Andromeda and the Sea-nymphs by Charles Kingsley (1819–1875)
Angel by John Henry Newman (1801–1890)
The Angel by Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837)
The Angel by Mikhail Lermontov (1814–1841)
The Angels of Buena Vista by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
An Angler’s Wish by Henry van Dyke (1852–1933)
The Animals Sick of the Plague by Jean de La Fontaine (1621–1695)
Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)
Annus Memorabilis by Henry Howard Brownell (1820–1872)
Another Day by William Dean Howells (1837–1920)
Antony’s Speech over Cæsar’s Body by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Apologues Freely Translated from the ‘Mantik-ut-Tair,’ or ‘The Bird Parliament,’ of Faríd-uddín Attar by Edward Fitzgerald (1809–1883)
Apostrophe to Plutarch by Agathias (c. 530–582)
The Appeal of Andromache by Jean Racine (1639–1699)
The Appeal of Satan by John Milton (1608–1674)
The Appeal of the Chorus by Aristophanes (c. 448–c. 388 B.C.)
Après Trois Ans by Paul Verlaine (1844–1896)
April Rain by James Thomson (1700–1748)
Apuleius’s Song by Thomas Heywood (c. 1570–1641)
The Arab and the Camel by Babrius (c. Second Century A.D.)
From ‘The Arbitrants’ by Menander (c. 342–c. 292 B.C.)
Arethusa by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)
Arethusa’s Declaration by Francis Beaumont (1584–1616) and John Fletcher (1579–1625)
Aretina’s Song by Sir Henry Taylor (1800–1886)
Ariel by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Ariel: In Memory of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833–1908)
Ariel in the Cloven Pine by Bayard Taylor (1825–1878)
Ariel’s Songs by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Aristocracy’s Last Stand by Zygmunt Krasiński (1812–1859)
Armida Ensnares Rinaldo by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
The Arrow and the Song by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
From ‘Art’ by James Thomson (1834–1882)
Art and Politics by Carl Michael Bellman (1740–1795)
Art Criticism by Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864)
Artevelde Refuses to Dismiss Elena by Sir Henry Taylor (1800–1886)
The Artist and the Priest by Gerhart Hauptmann (1862–1946)
From ‘The Artists’ by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
The Art of Poetry by Horace (65–8 B.C.)
As Careful Merchants Do Expecting Stand by William Browne (c. 1590–c. 1645)
As I Laye A-Thynkynge by Richard Harris Barham (Thomas Ingoldsby) (1788–1845)
Epilogue of ‘Asinaria’ by Plautus (c. 254–184 B.C.)
As it will Happen by Emanuel Geibel (1815–1884)
A Song: ‘Ask me no more where Jove bestows’ by Thomas Carew (1595?–1639?)
Aspatia’s Song by Francis Beaumont (1584–1616) and John Fletcher (1579–1625)
Aspects of the Pines by Paul Hamilton Hayne (1830–1886)
Aspiration by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806–1867)
Aspiration by José Zorrilla y Moral (1817–1893)
Aspirations after the Infinite by Mark Akenside (1721–1770)
As Ships Becalmed by Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)
Song from ‘The Assignation’ by Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)
From ‘Astrophel and Stella’ by Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586)
At a Funeral by Reginald Heber (1783–1826)
At Dusk by Archibald Lampman (1861–1899)
At Gibraltar by George Edward Woodberry (1855–1930)
From ‘Athens’ by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
Atlas by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
At Last the Daylight Fadeth by Emanuel Geibel (1815–1884)
At Penshurst by Edmund Waller (1606–1687)
At the Church Gate by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)
At the Granite Gate by Bliss Carman (1861–1929)
At the Potter’s by Harriet Prescott Spofford (1835–1921)
Aubade by Madison Cawein (1865–1914)
Au Bord de l’Eau by Sully Prudhomme (René François Armand Prudhomme) (1839–1907)
The Auld House by Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne (1766–1845)
Ballad: ‘The auld wife sat at her ivied door’ by Charles Stuart Calverley (1831–1884)
The Author’s Ambition by Persius (34–62 A.D.)
The Author’s Resolution in a Sonnet by George Wither (1588–1667)
Autumn by William Watson (1858–1935)
Aux Enfants Perdus by Théodore de Banville (1823–1891)
Aux Italiens by E. Robert Bulwer, Lord Lytton (Owen Meredith) (1831–1891)
The Awakening to Sight by Henrik Hertz (1798–1870)
Away by James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916)
From ‘Axel and Valborg’ by Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger (1779–1850)
  
Babylon—The Ballad
Choral Song from the ‘Bacchæ’ by Euripides (c. 480–406 B.C.)
The Baker’s Tale by Lewis Carroll (1832–1898)
Ballad against Those Who Missay of France by François Villon (1431–1463?)
Ballade des Pendus by Théodore de Banville (1823–1891)
Ballade of Midsummer Days and Nights by William Ernest Henley (1849–1903)
Ballade on the Mysterious Hosts of the Forests by Théodore de Banville (1823–1891)
The Ballad of Agincourt by Michael Drayton (1563–1631)
The Ballad of Bouillabaisse by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)
The Ballad of Guibour by Frédéric Mistral (1830–1914)
Ballad of Old-Time Ladies by François Villon (1431–1463?)
Ballad of Old-Time Lords (No. 1) by François Villon (1431–1463?)
Ballad of Old-Time Lords (No. 2) by François Villon (1431–1463?)
The Ballad of Prose and Rhyme by Henry Austin Dobson (1840–1921)
Ballad of the Debate of the Heart and Body of Villon by François Villon (1431–1463?)
Ballad of the Outer Life by Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874–1929)
The Ballad of ‘The Red Harlaw’ by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Ballad of the Women of Paris by François Villon (1431–1463?)
Ballad of Things Known and Unknown by François Villon (1431–1463?)
A Ballad of Trees and the Master by Sidney Lanier (1842–1881)
Ballad of Villon in Prison by François Villon (1431–1463?)
Ballad that Villon Made at the Request of his Mother by François Villon (1431–1463?)
A Ballad to Queen Elizabeth by Henry Austin Dobson (1840–1921)
Balthazar’s Song by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Banks o’ Doon by Robert Burns (1759–1796)
A Banquet Song by Alcæus (c. 620–c. 580 B.C.)
Barbara Frietchie by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
Barbarossa by Friedrich Rückert (1788–1866)
Barclay of Ury by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
The Bard by Thomas Gray (1716–1771)
The Bard by Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837)
The Barefoot Boy by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
The Battle-Field by William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)
Battle Hymn of the Republic by Julia Ward Howe (1819–1910)
The Battle of Blenheim by Robert Southey (1774–1843)
The Battle of Copenhagen by Thomas Campbell (1777–1844)
The Battle of Ivry by Thomas Babington, Lord Macaulay (1800–1859)
The Battle of Waterloo by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Baucis and Philemon by Ovid (43 B.C.–18 A.D.)
The Beautiful Rūdābah Discloses her Love for Zāl by Firdawsī (c. 940–1020)
Beauty by Jāmī (1414–1492)
Beauty by Thomas Lodge (1558–1625)
Beauty by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Beauty by Jones Very (1813–1880)
Beauty by Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)
Beauty Unadorned by Propertius (c. 50–c. 16 B.C.)
Bed in Summer by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)
Bedouin Song by Bayard Taylor (1825–1878)
Before the Convent of St. Just, 1556 by August, Graf von Platen (1796–1835)
Before the Sacrament by Reginald Heber (1783–1826)
Before the Storm by Richard Dehmel (1863–1920)
Guillaume de Poitiers (1190–1227): Behold the Meads—Provençal Literature (The Troubadours), 1090–1290
The Beleaguered City by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
The Belfry of Bruges by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
The Belfry Pigeon by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806–1867)
Believe It Not by Count Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy (1817–1875)
Believe Me, if All Those Endearing Young Charms by Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
The Belle of the Ball by Winthrop Mackworth Praed (1802–1839)
The Bells by Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)
The Beloved Youth Gains Fame from the Poet’s Songs by Theognis (fl. Sixth Century B.C.)
Belphœbe the Huntress by Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)
Benefits by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729–1781)
From ‘Beowulf’—Anglo-Saxon Literature
Claudius Claudianus (c. 370–404): The Bereavement of Ceres—Roman Poets of the Later Empire
Beside the Hearth by Richard Wagner (1813–1883)
Beside the Winter Sea by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts (1860–1943)
Bessie Bell and Mary Gray—The Ballad
Bessy Bell and Mary Gray by Allan Ramsay (1686–1758)
The Best State by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
The Best Thing in the World by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
A Better Answer by Matthew Prior (1664–1721)
The Better Part by Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)
The Bewildered Guest by William Dean Howells (1837–1920)
From ‘The Biglow Papers’ by James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)
Bill and Joe by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
The Bird Let Loose by Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
Birds by Richard Henry Stoddard (1825–1903)
From ‘Birds in the Night’ by Paul Verlaine (1844–1896)
A Birthday by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)
A Birthday by William Watson (1858–1935)
The Bishop of Rum-ti-Foo by William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)
Blackmwore Maidens by William Barnes (1801–1886)
The Black Regiment by George Henry Boker (1823–1890)
The Black Shawl by Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837)
Blanchefleur at the Tournament by Gottfried von Strassburg (d. c. 1210)
The Blessèd Damozel by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882)
The Blind Girl of Castèl-Cuillè by Jacques Jasmin (1798–1864)
The Blind Princess by Henrik Hertz (1798–1870)
The Bloody Banquet by Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon (1674–1762)
Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Blue Closet by William Morris (1834–1896)
The Boatman’s Song by Elisabeth, Queen of Roumania (Carmen Sylva) (1843–1916)
Bonnie George Campbell—The Ballad
Bonny Dundee by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
The Bonny Earl of Murray—The Ballad
Book I, VI, VII, VIII, XIV, XVI by Ennius (239–169 B.C.)
From ‘Boris Godunov’ by Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837)
The Bowmen’s Song by Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)
The Boy Perceval by The Legend of the Holy Grail
The Braggart Soldier by Plautus (c. 254–184 B.C.)
Break, Break, Break” by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
A Bride by Sir John Suckling (1609–1642)
The Bridge by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
The Bridge of Dread—Myths and Folk-Lore of the Aryan Peoples
The Bridge of Sighs by Thomas Hood (1799–1845)
Brief Is Pain by Edward Carpenter (1844–1929)
Brief Life is Here Our Portion by Bernard of Cluny (Twelfth Century)
The Briefness of Life by William Drummond of Hawthornden (1585–1649)
Song: Brignall Banks by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Bringing up a Son by Sa’dī (c. 1213–1291)
The Broken Bell by Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)
Broken Music by Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836–1907)
The Broken Pitcher by William Edmondstoune Aytoun (1813–1865)
The Brook by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
A Brother’s Grave by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84–c. 54 B.C.)
Bruce to his Men at Bannockburn by Robert Burns (1759–1796)
The Brute by William Vaughn Moody (1869–1910)
The Bubble by William Allingham (1824–1889)
The Builders by Jones Very (1813–1880)
The Building of Cloud-Cuckoo-Town by Aristophanes (c. 448–c. 388 B.C.)
The Bulls by Charles Marie René Leconte de Lisle (1818–1894)
The Buoy-Bell by Charles Tennyson Turner (1808–1879)
The Burden of the Desert by William Gilmore Simms (1806–1870)
The Burial March of Dundee by William Edmondstoune Aytoun (1813–1865)
Burns by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
Burnt Ships by Helen Hunt Jackson (1830–1885)
A Sang: ‘Busk ye, busk ye, my bonny bride’ by Allan Ramsay (1686–1758)
Busybodies by Plautus (c. 254–184 B.C.)
But Little Here Below by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
  
Caller Herrin’ by Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne (1766–1845)
Call Me Not Dead” by Richard Watson Gilder (1844–1909)
Call to Joy by Ludwig Heinrich Christoph Hölty (1748–1776)
The Call to the Nightingale by Aristophanes (c. 448–c. 388 B.C.)
Cannibalism by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
From ‘The Canterbury Pilgrims’ by Percy MacKaye (1875–1956)
Canticle of the Shining Ones by Giordano Bruno (1548–1600)
The Canzon of Life by Luís de Camões (c. 1524–1580)
The Captain and the Mermaids by William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)
Captain Reece by William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)
Epilogue of the ‘Captives’ by Plautus (c. 254–184 B.C.)
The Card-Dealer by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882)
Song: ‘Care-charming Sleep, thou easer of all woes’ by John Fletcher (1579–1625)
Carmen by Elisabeth, Queen of Roumania (Carmen Sylva) (1843–1916)
The Carter and Hercules by Babrius (c. Second Century A.D.)
Prologue of ‘Casina’ by Plautus (c. 254–184 B.C.)
Cassandra by Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869–1935)
The Castle by the Sea by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787–1862)
The Castle in Austria by Clemens Brentano (1778–1842)
From ‘The Castle of Indolence’ by James Thomson (1700–1748)
From ‘Catarina to Camoens’ by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
The Cat, the Weasel, and the Young Rabbit by Jean de La Fontaine (1621–1695)
Caucasus by Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837)
Caughnawaga by Louis Honoré Fréchette (1839–1908)
Cavalry Song by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833–1908)
The Cave of Mammon by Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)
Song: ‘Cease thy song, nightingale’ by Alekseï Koltsov (1809–1842)
Centennial Hymn by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
Ce Qui Dure by Sully Prudhomme (René François Armand Prudhomme) (1839–1907)
The Chambered Nautilus by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
Changed by Charles Stuart Calverley (1831–1884)
Changed by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
The Changeling by James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)
Chanticleer’s Avowal by Edmond Rostand (1868–1918)
Chanticleer’s Consolation by Edmond Rostand (1868–1918)
Chanticleer’s Hymn to the Sun by Edmond Rostand (1868–1918)
Chant-Royal by Henry Cuyler Bunner (1855–1896)
The Chapel by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787–1862)
The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
A Charge to Keep I Have by Charles Wesley (1707–1788)
Charmian by Bayard Taylor (1825–1878)
Chaucer by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
Cheerfulness Taught by Reason by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
The Chiffonier by William Wetmore Story (1819–1895)
Childe Maurice—The Ballad
The Children Band by Sir Aubrey de Vere (1788–1846)
A Child’s Future by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
Child-Songs by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
A Child’s Thought of God by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
A Child’s Trick by Persius (34–62 A.D.)
The Chinese and Roman Artists by Jalāl-ad-dīn Rūmī (1207–1273)
The Choirs by Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724–1803)
Chorus of Mystæ in Hades by Aristophanes (c. 448–c. 388 B.C.)
Chorus of Spirits by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Chorus of the Archangels by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
Chorus of Women by Aristophanes (c. 448–c. 388 B.C.)
Christ in the Garden by John Keble (1792–1866)
Christmas at Sea by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)
A Christmas Carol by George Wither (1588–1667)
Finale to ‘Christus: A Mystery’ by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
From ‘The Chronicle of the Drum’ by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)
Chronomoros by Edward Fitzgerald (1809–1883)
The Church by Sir Aubrey de Vere (1788–1846)
Circe’s Charm by William Browne (c. 1590–c. 1645)
The Cities of the Plain by Victor Hugo (1802–1885)
From ‘The City of Dreadful Night’ by James Thomson (1834–1882)
Clair de Lune by Paul Verlaine (1844–1896)
A Clear Statement by Lewis Carroll (1832–1898)
Cleopatra by William Wetmore Story (1819–1895)
Cleopatra on the Cydnus by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Cloister in the South by Björnstjerne Björnson (1832–1910)
Clorinda’s Eunuch Narrates her History by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
Close of the Hymn to Delian Apollo by The Homeric Hymns
The Closing Scene by Thomas Buchanan Read (1822–1872)
The Cloud by Mikhail Lermontov (1814–1841)
The Cloud by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)
The Cloud Chorus by Aristophanes (c. 448–c. 388 B.C.)
The Cloud Confines by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882)
The Cobbler and the Financier by Jean de La Fontaine (1621–1695)
The Cobbler’s Last by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
Cold and Quiet by Jean Ingelow (1820–1897)
The Coliseum by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
The Collar by George Herbert (1593–1633)
Colloquy of Ossian and St. Patrick by Ossian and Ossianic Poetry
Columcille Fecit—Celtic Literature
Come Back by Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)
Come, Holy Spirit, Heavenly Dove by Isaac Watts (1674–1748)
Come into the Garden, Maud” by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
Guiraud Le Roux (1110–1147): Come Lady—Provençal Literature (The Troubadours), 1090–1290
Song: ‘Come, list and hark’ by Thomas Heywood (c. 1570–1641)
Come, Rest in this Bosom by Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
The Comic Poet’s Grievances by Antiphanes (Fourth Century B.C.)
Coming by Henry Howard Brownell (1820–1872)
The Coming of Spring by Vasily Zhukovsky (1783–1852)
Compensation by Giordano Bruno (1548–1600)
The Complaint of Prometheus by Æschylus (c. 525–456 B.C.)
Composed upon Westminster Bridge by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
From ‘Comus’ by John Milton (1608–1674)
Concord Hymn by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)
Confession of Evadne to Amintor by Francis Beaumont (1584–1616) and John Fletcher (1579–1625)
The Confession of Phædra by Jean Racine (1639–1699)
Confessions by Robert Browning (1812–1889)
Congedo at the Conclusion of the ‘Rinaldo’ by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
The Connoisseur by Jean Pierre Claris de Florian (1755–1794)
The Conquerors by José-Maria de Heredia (1842–1905)
The Conqueror’s Grave by William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)
Conscious of his Folly, he Prays God to Turn him to a Better Life by Petrarch (1304–1374)
Consider It Again by Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)
The Conspiracy by Victor Hugo (1802–1885)
The Constant Lover by Sir John Suckling (1609–1642)
Content by Thomas Dekker (c. 1570–1632)
Contentment by Horace (65–8 B.C.)
Contrasted National Types by Oliver Goldsmith (1730?–1774)
The Conversion of the Giant Morgante by Luigi Pulci (1432–1484)
The Cook Well Done by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
Cornelia by Propertius (c. 50–c. 16 B.C.)
The Cotter’s Saturday Night by Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Counsels by Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804–1877)
From ‘The Countess Cathleen’ by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)
The Countess of Carlisle: Of Her Chamber by Edmund Waller (1606–1687)
Count Henry’s Monologue by Zygmunt Krasiński (1812–1859)
Chorus from ‘The Count of Carmagnola’ by Alessandro Manzoni (1785–1873)
The Country Letter-Carrier by Elisabeth, Queen of Roumania (Carmen Sylva) (1843–1916)
Country Life by Ludwig Heinrich Christoph Hölty (1748–1776)
The Courtiers by Jean Pierre Claris de Florian (1755–1794)
The Courtier’s Life by Alexander Barclay (1475?–1552)
The Courtin’ by James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)
A Court Lady by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
Cowards by Aleardo Aleardi (1812–1878)
Crabbed Age and Youth by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Cradle Song by Josiah Gilbert Holland (1819–1881)
A Cradle Song by William Blake (1757–1827)
Cradle-Song for My Son Carl by Carl Michael Bellman (1740–1795)
Creation by Alfred Noyes (1880–1958)
The Creation by Ovid (43 B.C.–18 A.D.)
The Cricket by William Cowper (1731–1800)
Crossing the Bar by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
The Cross of Christ by Sir John Bowring (1792–1872)
The Cross of Snow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
The Crowded Street by William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)
The Crusaders by Sir Aubrey de Vere (1788–1846)
The Crusaders’ First Sight of the Holy City by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
The Crusaders Go in Procession to Mass, Preparatory to the Assault by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
The Cry of the Children by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
The Cry of the Dreamer by John Boyle O’Reilly (1844–1890)
The Cry of the Human by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
From ‘The Culprit Fay’ by Joseph Rodman Drake (1795–1820)
Cupid Mistaken by Matthew Prior (1664–1721)
The Cup of Life by Mikhail Lermontov (1814–1841)
The Curé’s Progress by Henry Austin Dobson (1840–1921)
The Curse by Robert Southey (1774–1843)
The Curse of Queen Dido by Virgil (70–19 B.C.)
Cybele and her Children by Edith Matilda Thomas (1854–1925)
From ‘Cynthia’s Revels’ by Ben Jonson (1572–1637)
Cyprian’s Bargain by Pedro Calderón de la Barca (1600–1681)
Daffodil by William Allingham (1824–1889)
The Daguerreotype by William Vaughn Moody (1869–1910)
Danaë’s Lament by Simonides (c. 556–468 B.C.)
Daniel Gray by Josiah Gilbert Holland (1819–1881)
The Danish National Song by Johannes Ewald (1743–1781)
Danny Deever by Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936)
Dante by Giosuè Carducci (1835–1907)
Darest Thou Now, O Soul” by Walt Whitman (1819–1892)
D’Avalos’ Prayer by John Masefield (1878–1967)
David and Absalom by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806–1867)
From ‘David and Bethsabe’ by George Peele (1556–1596)
The Dawn by Edmond Rostand (1868–1918)
Dawn by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806–1867)
The Dawning of the Day by James Clarence Mangan (1803–1849)
Dawn of Spring by Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874–1929)
Day by Jones Very (1813–1880)
The Day is Coming by William Morris (1834–1896)
The Day is Done by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
Days by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)
The Deacon’s Masterpiece by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
The Dead by Richard Henry Stoddard (1825–1903)
The Dead by Jones Very (1813–1880)
Dead and Gone by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Dead Church by Charles Kingsley (1819–1875)
A Dead Man by John Boyle O’Reilly (1844–1890)
Death by Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)
The Death Agony by Sully Prudhomme (René François Armand Prudhomme) (1839–1907)
Death and a Future Life by Thomas Campbell (1777–1844)
Death and the Woodcutter by Jean de La Fontaine (1621–1695)
The Death-Bed by Thomas Hood (1799–1845)
The Death-Bed of Laura by Petrarch (1304–1374)
Death in Youth by Sister Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651–1695)
Duraid, Son of as-Simmah: The Death of ’Abdallâh—Arabic Literature
The Death of Cleopatra by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Death of Dara [Darius] by Firdawsī (c. 940–1020)
The Death of Lear by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Death of Sappho by Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)
The Death of the Boy Hengo by Francis Beaumont (1584–1616) and John Fletcher (1579–1625)
The Death of the Flowers by William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)
Death of the Nightingale by Ludwig Heinrich Christoph Hölty (1748–1776)
The Death of the Poor by Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)
The Death of the Year by Aleardo Aleardi (1812–1878)
The Death of Young Siward by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Deceiving World by Robert Greene (1558–1592)
Declaration and Departure by Joseph Viktor von Scheffel (1826–1886)
The Decree of Athena by Æschylus (c. 525–456 B.C.)
Dedication by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
Dedication for a Volume of Lyrics by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84–c. 54 B.C.)
Dedication Hymn by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806–1867)
Defense of his Dictatorship by Solon (c. 630–560 B.C.)
The Defiance of Eteocles by Æschylus (c. 525–456 B.C.)
Degeneracy of the World by William Drummond of Hawthornden (1585–1649)
De Habitant by William Henry Drummond (1854–1907)
From ‘Deirdre’ by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)
Deirdrê’s Lament for the Sons of Usnach by Ossian and Ossianic Poetry
Dejection: An Ode by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)
Delight in Disorder by Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
From ‘De Montfort’: A Tragedy by Joanna Baillie (1762–1851)
Deor’s Lament—Anglo-Saxon Literature
De Profundis by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
De Resurrectione Domine, with Translation by Adam de Saint Victor (Twelfth Century)
Imr-al-Kais: Description of a Mountain Storm—Arabic Literature
A Description of Such a One as He would Love by Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503–1542)
Description of the Sorceress Armida by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
Desdemona’s Last Song by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Desert a Beggar Born” by Theognis (fl. Sixth Century B.C.)
The Deserted City by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts (1860–1943)
Pictures from ‘The Deserted Village’ by Oliver Goldsmith (1730?–1774)
Desiderium by Edmund Gosse (1849–1928)
Destiny by Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836–1907)
The Destruction of Sennacherib by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
The Devil by Daniel Defoe (1661?–1731)
Diamond Cut Diamond by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
Dickens in Camp by Bret Harte (1836–1902)
Dimbovitza by Elisabeth, Queen of Roumania (Carmen Sylva) (1843–1916)
Dionysus and the Pirates by The Homeric Hymns
A Dirge by Thomas William Parsons (1819–1892)
Dirge for Two Veterans by Walt Whitman (1819–1892)
The Dirge of Larra by José Zorrilla y Moral (1817–1893)
Disappointment by William Shenstone (1714–1763)
The Disclosure by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
The Discoverer by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833–1908)
The Distich by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
The Diversions of the Fairies by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
A Diverting Scrape by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
Divided by Jean Ingelow (1820–1897)
Divina Commedia by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
From ‘Divine and Moral Songs’ by Thomas Campion (1567–1620)
The Divine Narcissus by Sister Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651–1695)
Dixains by Marguerite de Navarre (1492–1549)
Song: ‘Does any one seek the soul of mirth’ by Count Kraft von Toggenburg (13th Century)
Dogberry Captain of the Watch by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Donald M’Donald by James Hogg (1770–1835)
Don Ignacio Loyola’s Vigil by Francis Sylvester Mahony (Father Prout) (1804–1866)
Don Rodrigue Describes to King Fernando his Victory over the Moors by Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)
The Doom of Lee by Richard Henry Dana, Sr. (1787–1879)
Dora versus Rose by Henry Austin Dobson (1840–1921)
Dorothy Q. by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
Do Thou Love, Too! by Johanna Ambrosius (1854–1939)
The Double Betrayal by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882)
A Doubting Heart by Adelaide Anne Procter (1825–1864)
Doubt Not by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
From Dmitriev—The Dove and The Stranger by Sir John Bowring (1792–1872)
Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)
The Doves by Théophile Gautier (1811–1872)
Song: ‘Down lay in a nook my lady’s brach’ by Sir Henry Taylor (1800–1886)
Song: ‘Down on the vast deep ocean’ by Friedrich von Bodenstedt (1819–1892)
Down the Valley by Robert Greene (1558–1592)
Dow’s Flat by Bret Harte (1836–1902)
From ‘The Dragon-Fly’ by Théophile Gautier (1811–1872)
Song from ‘Drake’: ‘N’oserez vous’ by Alfred Noyes (1880–1958)
Draw it Mild by Pierre Jean de Béranger (1780–1857)
The Dream by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
The Dream Called Life by Pedro Calderón de la Barca (1600–1681)
The Dream-Image by Ludwig Heinrich Christoph Hölty (1748–1776)
Dreaming by Sándor Petőfi (1823–1849)
Dreamland by Silas Weir Mitchell (1829–1914)
Dream-Land by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)
The Dream of Life by Louis Honoré Fréchette (1839–1908)
Dreams and Realities by Pedro Calderón de la Barca (1600–1681)
Drifting by Thomas Buchanan Read (1822–1872)
Drinking I by Anacreon (582–485 B.C.)
Drinking II by Anacreon (582–485 B.C.)
Drink Out thy Glass by Carl Michael Bellman (1740–1795)
The Drum by Friedrich Rückert (1788–1866)
The Duchess d’Alençon by Clément Marot (1496–1544)
From ‘The Duchess of Malfi’ by John Webster (c. 1580–1634)
The Duke of Byron is Condemned to Death by George Chapman (1559?–1634)
Dutch Lullaby by Eugene Field (1850–1895)
Ode: The Dying Christian to his Soul by Alexander Pope (1688–1744)
The Dying Flower by Friedrich Rückert (1788–1866)
The Dying Rose-Tree by Jean Pierre Claris de Florian (1755–1794)
  
Each and All by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)
The Eagle and the Snake—Accadian-Babylonian and Assyrian Literature
An Earnest Suit to his Unkind Mistress Not to Forsake Him by Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503–1542)
Earth-Bound by Alfred Noyes (1880–1958)
The Earth in Spring by Judah Halevi (c. 1075–1141)
From ‘The Earthly Paradise’ by William Morris (1834–1896)
The East by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Easter Day—Naples, 1849 by Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)
The Easter Kiss by Apollon Maykov (1821–1897)
Echo by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)
Edward—The Ballad
From ‘Edward the Second’ by Christopher Marlowe (1564–1593)
Edwin Booth by William Winter (1836–1917)
Effect of Orpheus’s Song in Hades by Ovid (43 B.C.–18 A.D.)
From an “Elegy” by Clément Marot (1496–1544)
Elegy at the Grave of my Father by Ludwig Heinrich Christoph Hölty (1748–1776)
Elegy on Lesbia’s Sparrow by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84–c. 54 B.C.)
Elegy Written in a Country Church-yard by Thomas Gray (1716–1771)
The Elfin-King by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
The Elixir by George Herbert (1593–1633)
Ellen Douglas’s Bower by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
El Manalo by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard (1823–1902)
The Elms of New Haven by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806–1867)
Elmwood by Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836–1907)
From ‘Eloa’ by Alfred de Vigny (1797–1863)
The Emigrants by Ferdinand Freiligrath (1810–1876)
The Emigrants in Bermudas by Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)
The End of the Play by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)
From ‘Endymion’ by John Keats (1795–1821)
The Enemy by Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)
Enfantillage by Sully Prudhomme (René François Armand Prudhomme) (1839–1907)
England by Sydney Dobell (1824–1874)
From ‘England, My Mother’ by William Watson (1858–1935)
England to America by William Watson (1858–1935)
Ensign Epps, the Color-Bearer by John Boyle O’Reilly (1844–1890)
Ensign Stål by Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804–1877)
Entertainment by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787–1862)
Ephemera by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)
The Epic Hexameter by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
The Epicure by Anacreon (582–485 B.C.)
Epigram by Callimachus (c. 310–240 B.C.)
Epigram by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729–1781)
Epigram by Clément Marot (1496–1544)
Epigram on Terentius by Julius Cæsar (100–44 B.C.)
Epigram on the Death of Edward Forbes by Sydney Dobell (1824–1874)
From the ‘Epinician Ode for Scopas’ by Simonides (c. 556–468 B.C.)
Epiphany by Reginald Heber (1783–1826)
Episode of Olindo and Sophronia by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
An Epistle on Parting by William Browne (c. 1590–c. 1645)
From the ‘Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot’ by Alexander Pope (1688–1744)
Epitaph by José-Maria de Heredia (1842–1905)
Epitaph by Alexis Piron (1689–1773)
An Epitaph for a Husbandman by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts (1860–1943)
Epitaph for Those Who Fell at Thermopylæ by Simonides (c. 556–468 B.C.)
Epitaph, I by Callimachus (c. 310–240 B.C.)
Epitaph, II by Callimachus (c. 310–240 B.C.)
The Epitaph in Ballad Form that Villon Made for Himself and His Companions by François Villon (1431–1463?)
Epitaph on a Child by Thomas William Parsons (1819–1892)
Epitaph on a Favorite Hunting-Dog by Petronius (c. 27–66) (attributed)
Epitaph on a Living Author by Abraham Cowley (1618–1667)
Epitaph on Ennius by Ennius (239–169 B.C.)
Epitaph on Heracleitus by Callimachus (c. 310–240 B.C.)
An Epitaph on Salathiel Pavy by Ben Jonson (1572–1637)
Epitaph on Scipio, I by Ennius (239–169 B.C.)
Epitaph on Sir William Trumbal by Alexander Pope (1688–1744)
Epitaphs by Simonides (c. 556–468 B.C.)
Epitaph upon Cleombrotus by Callimachus (c. 310–240 B.C.)
Epitaph upon Himself by Callimachus (c. 310–240 B.C.)
E Pluribus Unus by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
Equals Added to Equals by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
Equations by Harriet Prescott Spofford (1835–1921)
An Erechite’s Lament—Accadian-Babylonian and Assyrian Literature
Ergo Bibamus! by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
Erminia Cures Tancred, and is Supposed to Become his Bride by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
From the ‘Essay on Criticism’ by Alexander Pope (1688–1744)
From the ‘Essay on Man’ by Alexander Pope (1688–1744)
Eternal Beam of Light Divine by Charles Wesley (1707–1788)
The Eternal Goodness by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
Étude Réaliste by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
Al-Nâbighah: Eulogy of the Men of Ghassân—Arabic Literature
Eulogy on Sophocles by Phrynichus (Fifth Century B.C.)
Postlude to ‘Evangeline’ by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
Prelude to ‘Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie’ by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
Evelyn Hope by Robert Browning (1812–1889)
An Evening by William Allingham (1824–1889)
Evening by Fyodor Tyutchev (1803–1873)
Evening Hymn by John Keble (1792–1866)
Evening Song by Sidney Lanier (1842–1881)
From ‘The Eve of St. Agnes’ by John Keats (1795–1821)
Eve Relates her First Meeting with Adam by John Milton (1608–1674)
From ‘The Everlasting Mercy’ by John Masefield (1878–1967)
Prologue from ‘Every Man in His Humour’ by Ben Jonson (1572–1637)
From ‘Evgeny Onyegin’ by Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837)
Evolution by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
An Excelente Balade of Charitie by Thomas Chatterton (1752–1770)
From ‘Except the Lord Build the House’ by Edward Carpenter (1844–1929)
The Execution of Montrose by William Edmondstoune Aytoun (1813–1865)
The Exile of Erin by Thomas Campbell (1777–1844)
Experience by Alexis Piron (1689–1773)
Eyebright by John Addington Symonds (1840–1893)
  
Fair as the Day” by August, Graf von Platen (1796–1835)
The Fairies by William Allingham (1824–1889)
The Fairies’ Wedding Charm by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Fair Ines by Thomas Hood (1799–1845)
Antar: A Fair Lady—Arabic Literature
Raimon de Miraval (1190–1200): Fair Summer-Time—Provençal Literature (The Troubadours), 1090–1290
A Song: ‘Fair, sweet, and young, receive a prize’ by John Dryden (1631–1700)
Song: ‘The fairy dwells in the rocky hall’ by Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger (1779–1850)
The Fairy Host by Ossian and Ossianic Poetry
Faithfulness by Sándor Petőfi (1823–1849)
Faithfulness of Yudhisthira by Sir Edwin Arnold (1832–1904)
The Faithful Shepherdess by John Fletcher (1579–1625)
Faithless Sally Brown by Thomas Hood (1799–1845)
The Fall of Poland by Thomas Campbell (1777–1844)
The Fall of Troy by Virgil (70–19 B.C.)
A False Step by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
Falstaff and Prince Hal by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Falstaff in Battle by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Falstaff’s Army by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Falstaff Tormented by the Supposed Fairies by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Famine by Sir Henry Taylor (1800–1886)
Fancy by John Keats (1795–1821)
Song: ‘Far as I journey from my lady fair’ by Johannes Hadloub (13th Century)
The Farewell by Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874–1929)
A Farewell by Charles Kingsley (1819–1875)
Farewell by Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864)
Song: Farewell by Joseph Viktor von Scheffel (1826–1886)
Farewell by John Addington Symonds (1840–1893)
The Farewell by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
The Farewell of King Arthur to Queen Guinevere by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
The Farewell of Sir Charles Baldwin to his Wife by Thomas Chatterton (1752–1770)
Farewell to his Fellow-Officers by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84–c. 54 B.C.)
Farewell to Italy by Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864)
From ‘A Farewell to Sir John Norris and Sir Francis Drake’ by George Peele (1556–1596)
Far from the World by Alphonse de Lamartine (1790–1869)
From ‘Faris’ by Adam Mickiewicz (1798–1855)
Katari ibn al-Fujâ’ah, ibn Ma’zin: Fatality—Arabic Literature
The Fate of Hoel, Son of the Great Cian by Aneirin (fl. Sixth Century)
Father and Son by Homer (fl. 850 B.C.)
Father, I Stretch My Hands to Thee by Charles Wesley (1707–1788)
The Father of the Forest by William Watson (1858–1935)
Father’s Return by Adam Mickiewicz (1798–1855)
Scenes from ‘Faust’ by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
Fear After the Trouble by Jacob Cats (1577–1660)
Fear No More by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
A Feast by Joel Barlow (1754–1812)
February in Rome by Edmund Gosse (1849–1928)
The Feet of the Beloved by John Addington Symonds (1840–1893)
The Female Phaeton by Matthew Prior (1664–1721)
From ‘Festus’ by Philip James Bailey (1816–1902)
Feud by Madison Cawein (1865–1914)
The Fian Banners by Ossian and Ossianic Poetry
Fickle and Changeable Ever” by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84–c. 54 B.C.)
The Fifth of May by Alessandro Manzoni (1785–1873)
Fifty Years by Pierre Jean de Béranger (1780–1857)
The Fight at Maldon—Anglo-Saxon Literature
Fine Frenzy by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
Firdawsī’s Satire on Máhmúd by Firdawsī (c. 940–1020)
Fires by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson (1878–1962)
The First Eclogue by Virgil (70–19 B.C.)
First Love again Remembered: Anonymous (date undetermined) by The Greek Anthology
First Pythian Ode by Pindar (c. 522–433 B.C.)
The First Smile of Spring by Théophile Gautier (1811–1872)
The First Snow by James Thomson (1700–1748)
The Fisherman’s Hymn by Alexander Wilson (1766–1813)
Fishermen’s Luck by Plautus (c. 254–184 B.C.)
From ‘The Fishers’ by Johannes Ewald (1743–1781)
The Fisher’s Boy by Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)
The Fisher’s Hut by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
The Fish-Hawk, or Osprey by Alexander Wilson (1766–1813)
Flight of Erminia by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
The Flight of Etana—Accadian-Babylonian and Assyrian Literature
The Flight of the Geese by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts (1860–1943)
The Flight of Youth by Richard Henry Stoddard (1825–1903)
The Flood—Accadian-Babylonian and Assyrian Literature
Flora MacIvor’s Song by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
From ‘Flos Mercatorum’ by Alfred Noyes (1880–1958)
Fodder-Time by Elisabeth, Queen of Roumania (Carmen Sylva) (1843–1916)
The Foes by Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger (1779–1850)
Folk-Songs by Aleksey Apukhtin (1840–1893)
The Fool’s Prayer by Edward Rowland Sill (1841–1887)
For Annie by Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)
For ‘A Venetian Pastoral,’ by Giorgione, in the Louvre by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882)
Ja’far ibn ’Ulbah: A Foray—Arabic Literature
Forever” by Charles Stuart Calverley (1831–1884)
A Forsaken Garden by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
For Summer-Time by George Wither (1588–1667)
Fortune by Pierre Jean de Béranger (1780–1857)
The Fortunes of Men—Anglo-Saxon Literature
The Foster-Brother by Hersart de la Villemarqué (1815–1895)
The Fountain: A Conversation by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
The Fox and the Grapes by Babrius (c. Second Century A.D.)
A Fragment by Marguerite de Navarre (1492–1549)
Fragment of a Scolion by Simonides (c. 556–468 B.C.)
Fragments from Lost Plays by Euripides (c. 480–406 B.C.)
Fragments of a Descent to the Underworld—Accadian-Babylonian and Assyrian Literature
From ‘France, 1870’ by George Meredith (1828–1909)
Frankford’s Soliloquy by Thomas Heywood (c. 1570–1641)
The Free Life of the Bird by Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837)
The Friend of Humanity and the Knife-Grinder by George Canning (1770–1827)
The Friendship of Medoro and Cloridane by Lodovico Ariosto (1474–1533)
Frithiof and Ingeborg by Esaias Tegnér (1782–1846)
Frithiof Goes into Banishment by Esaias Tegnér (1782–1846)
From a Dialogue between a Man and his Soul by Egyptian Literature
From a Letter to the King; after being Robbed by Clément Marot (1496–1544)
From Childhood by Detlev von Liliencron (1844–1909)
From Prologue to the ‘Canterbury Tales’ by Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1340–1400)
From Sappho’s Letter to Phaon by Ovid (43 B.C.–18 A.D.)
From the Epistle to Curio by Mark Akenside (1721–1770)
From the Flats by Sidney Lanier (1842–1881)
From the Poem ‘Of the Danger His Majesty (Being Prince) Escaped in the Road at St. Andero’ by Edmund Waller (1606–1687)
Hymn: ‘From the recesses of a lowly spirit’ by Sir John Bowring (1792–1872)
The Future Life by William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)
Fuzzy-Wuzzy” by Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936)
Fy, Let us A’ to the Wedding by Joanna Baillie (1762–1851)
  
The Gad-Fly by Pierre Jean de Béranger (1780–1857)
The Galley-Slave by Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936)
The Game of Cards by Alexander Pope (1688–1744)
The Garden by Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)
The Garden of Proserpine by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
The Garret by Pierre Jean de Béranger (1780–1857)
Gay Marigold is Frolic by Robert Bridges (1844–1930)
Lines from ‘Gebir’ by Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864)
Genius by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
Gentle Alice Brown by William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)
Gentle Jesus, Meek and Mild by Charles Wesley (1707–1788)
The Gentle Shepherd by Allan Ramsay (1686–1758)
German Art by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
Get You Gone by Emile Verhaeren (1855–1916)
The Giant Gwrveling Falls at Last by Aneirin (fl. Sixth Century)
The Giants by Jones Very (1813–1880)
Ginevra by Samuel Rogers (1763–1855)
From ‘The Gipsies’ by Pierre Jean de Béranger (1780–1857)
Glimpses by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
Gloster and Anne: Gloster’s Soliloquy by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Gloucester Moors by William Vaughn Moody (1869–1910)
Song: ‘Go and catch a falling star’ by John Donne (1572–1631)
The Goddess of Dullness is Addressed on Education by Alexander Pope (1688–1744)
Final Chorus from ‘Goddwyn’ by Thomas Chatterton (1752–1770)
The Godlike by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
Song: ‘God Lyæus, ever young’ by John Fletcher (1579–1625)
The Gods of Greece by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
God’s War by Carl Jonas Love Almqvist (1793–1866)
The God Zu—Accadian-Babylonian and Assyrian Literature
Gold by Anacreon (582–485 B.C.)
Gold by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
From Bobrov—The Golden Palace by Sir John Bowring (1792–1872)
The Golden Silence by William Winter (1836–1917)
From ‘The Golden Targe’ by William Dunbar (1460?–1520?)
Goliath by Johan Sebastian Cammermeyer Welhaven (1807–1873)
Go, Lovely Rose by Edmund Waller (1606–1687)
The Gondola by Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)
Gondoliera by Emanuel Geibel (1815–1884)
Gone in the Wind by Friedrich Rückert (1788–1866)
Good Counsel by Pierre de Ronsard (1524–1585)
Good Fighting!” by Paul Déroulède (1846–1914)
Good-Night, Babbette” by Henry Austin Dobson (1840–1921)
Anicius Severinus Boethius (d. 524): The Government of the World—Roman Poets of the Later Empire
A Grammarian’s Funeral by Robert Browning (1812–1889)
The Grammar of the Stars by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
Grand Chorus of Birds by Aristophanes (c. 448–c. 388 B.C.)
The Grass and the Rose by Sa’dī (c. 1213–1291)
The Grasshopper by Anacreon (582–485 B.C.)
The Grasshopper by Edith Matilda Thomas (1854–1925)
The Grasshopper and the Ant by Jean de La Fontaine (1621–1695)
The Grave in the Busento by August, Graf von Platen (1796–1835)
A Grecian Sunset by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Greece by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Greece and her Heroes by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Greece and the Greeks before the Revolution by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Greediness Punished by Friedrich Rückert (1788–1866)
Green Grow the Rashes by Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Green Leaves and Sere by Mathilde Blind (1841–1896)
A Grewsome Lover by Ovid (43 B.C.–18 A.D.)
Grishma; or The Season of Heat by Sir Edwin Arnold (1832–1904)
The Growth of Love by Robert Bridges (1844–1930)
Gude-Nicht, and Joy Be wi’ Ye A’ by Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne (1766–1845)
  
Habeas Corpus by Helen Hunt Jackson (1830–1885)
Hack and Hew by Bliss Carman (1861–1929)
Háconamál by Icelandic Literature
Hail! Holy, Holy, Holy Lord by Charles Wesley (1707–1788)
Words for the ‘Hallelujah Chorus’ by Henry Howard Brownell (1820–1872)
Hamlet’ at the Boston Theatre by Julia Ward Howe (1819–1910)
Hamlet Meditates Suicide by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Hamlet’s Revenge Accomplished by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Hand of Lincoln by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833–1908)
Happiness in Slumber by Vasily Zhukovsky (1783–1852)
The Hare and Many Friends by John Gay (1685–1732)
Hark! Hark! the Lark by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Haroun Al Raschid by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
The Harper’s Songs by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
The Harp that Once through Tara’s Halls by Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
The Harvest by Paul Déroulède (1846–1914)
The Harvest by Aristophanes (c. 448–c. 388 B.C.)
The Harvesters by Aleardo Aleardi (1812–1878)
Harvest Song by Thomas Heywood (c. 1570–1641)
Harvest Song by Ludwig Heinrich Christoph Hölty (1748–1776)
Health, Beauty, Wealth by Anaxandrides (Fourth Century B.C.)
He and She by Sir Edwin Arnold (1832–1904)
Heart-Break by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84–c. 54 B.C.)
The Heart Knoweth Its Own Bitterness by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)
Song: The Heart of a Tar by Charles Dibdin (1745–1814)
Heat by Archibald Lampman (1861–1899)
Sextain: ‘The heaven doth not contain so many stars’ by William Drummond of Hawthornden (1585–1649)
Heaven Hath its Stars: Marcus Argentarius (First Century B.C.) by The Greek Anthology
Heaven Overarches by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)
Hebe by James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)
Hector Pursued by Achilles around Troy by Homer (fl. 850 B.C.)
Hector’s Funeral Rites by Homer (fl. 850 B.C.)
Hector to his Wife by Homer (fl. 850 B.C.)
Hecuba Hears the Story of her Daughter’s Death by Euripides (c. 480–406 B.C.)
He Extols the Beauty and Virtue of Laura by Petrarch (1304–1374)
He Feels that the Day of their Reunion Is at Hand by Petrarch (1304–1374)
The Hellespont and Troy by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Henry’s Wooing of Katharine by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
He Paints the Beauties of Laura, and his Unalterable Love by Petrarch (1304–1374)
Her Counsel Alone Affords him Relief by Petrarch (1304–1374)
Here Beginneth Villon to Enter upon Matter Full of Erudition and of Fair Knowledge by François Villon (1431–1463?)
He Remembers Forgotten Beauty by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)
He Revisits Vaucluse by Petrarch (1304–1374)
Her First-Born by Charles Tennyson Turner (1808–1879)
Hermann and Thusnelda by Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724–1803)
The Heron by Jean de La Fontaine (1621–1695)
He Seeks Solitude, but Love Follows him Everywhere by Petrarch (1304–1374)
He Sendeth Sun, He Sendeth Shower by Sarah Flower Adams (1805–1848)
Hesper by Bion of Smyrna (fl. c. 100 B.C.)
Hesperia by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
Hester by Charles Lamb (1775–1834)
He Thanks her that from Time to Time she Returns to Console him with her Presence by Petrarch (1304–1374)
Hierarchy of Angels by Thomas Heywood (c. 1570–1641)
The Highland Lassie by Allan Ramsay (1686–1758)
Highland Mary by Robert Burns (1759–1796)
The High Tide on the Coast of Lincolnshire by Jean Ingelow (1820–1897)
From ‘The Hind and the Panther’ by John Dryden (1631–1700)
Songs from the ‘Hippolytus’ by Euripides (c. 480–406 B.C.)
Hippolytus Rails at Womankind by Euripides (c. 480–406 B.C.)
Hippolytus’s Disaster by Euripides (c. 480–406 B.C.)
His Lady’s Tomb by Pierre de Ronsard (1524–1585)
His Only Desire Is Again to be with her by Petrarch (1304–1374)
al-Hariri: His Prayer—Arabic Literature
Hohenlinden by Thomas Campbell (1777–1844)
The Holly-Tree by Robert Southey (1774–1843)
Holy Thursday by William Blake (1757–1827)
Homage by Ludwig Heinrich Christoph Hölty (1748–1776)
Home by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson (1878–1962)
Home by Edward Rowland Sill (1841–1887)
Home from Work by Nikolay Nekrasov (1821–1877)
Homer by Giosuè Carducci (1835–1907)
The Homes of England by Felicia Dorothea Hemans (1793–1835)
Home to Sirmio by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84–c. 54 B.C.)
The Honest Lover by Sir John Suckling (1609–1642)
Honor to Home Talent by Eupolis (c. 446–411 B.C.)
Hope by Thomas Campbell (1777–1844)
Hope by William Dean Howells (1837–1920)
Hope by William Shenstone (1714–1763)
Hope Is Like a Harebell by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)
Horace’s Farm by Horace (65–8 B.C.)
Horatius by Thomas Babington, Lord Macaulay (1800–1859)
Horrida Tempestas by Horace (65–8 B.C.)
The Hound of Heaven by Francis Thompson (1859–1907)
An Hour Ere Break of Day by Eduard Mörike (1804–1875)
The Hour-Glass of Ashes by Friedrich Rückert (1788–1866)
The Hour of Death by Felicia Dorothea Hemans (1793–1835)
Sonnets from ‘The House of Life’ by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882)
How Doth the Little Busy Bee by Isaac Watts (1674–1748)
How Paderewski Plays” by Richard Watson Gilder (1844–1909)
How Sleep the Brave by William Collins (1721–1759)
How’s My Boy? by Sydney Dobell (1824–1874)
How the Lover Perisheth in his Delight as the Fly in the Fire by Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503–1542)
How to Ask and Have by Samuel Lover (1797–1868)
Hudibras Described by Samuel Butler (1612–1680)
The Humble-Bee by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)
The Humming-Bird by Jones Very (1813–1880)
The Hundred Pipers by Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne (1766–1845)
The Hunted Squirrel by William Browne (c. 1590–c. 1645)
The Hunting of the Cheviot—The Ballad
The Husbandman and the Stork by Babrius (c. Second Century A.D.)
Hushed Be the Camps To-day by Walt Whitman (1819–1892)
The Hyacinth by Paul Hamilton Hayne (1830–1886)
Hylas by Bayard Taylor (1825–1878)
A Hymn for Children at Christmas by Martin Luther (1483–1546)
A Hymn in Praise of Neptune by Thomas Campion (1567–1620)
Hymn of Pan by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)
Anicius Severinus Boethius (d. 524): The Hymn of Philosophy—Roman Poets of the Later Empire
The Hymn on the Nativity by John Milton (1608–1674)
Hymns to Amen Ra by Egyptian Literature
Hymn to Demeter by The Homeric Hymns
Hymn to Intellectual Beauty by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)
Hymn to Joy by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
Hymn to Jupiter by Callimachus (c. 310–240 B.C.)
Hymn to Proserpine by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
Hymn to the Aten by Egyptian Literature
Hymn to the Night by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
Hymn to the Sun by Frederik Paludan-Müller (1809–1876)
Hymn to Virtue by Aristotle (384–322 B.C.)
Hymn to Zeus by Cleanthes (331–232 B.C.)
From ‘Hyperion’ by John Keats (1795–1821)
  
Iago’s Soldier-Songs by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
I Am So Sad, O God! by Juliusz Słowacki (1809–1849)
Iceland First Seen by William Morris (1834–1896)
Ichabod! by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
Ichabod: the Glory has Departed by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787–1862)
Identity by Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836–1907)
Idyll by Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804–1877)
Decimus Magnus Ausonius (c. 310–c. 395): Idyl of the Roses—Roman Poets of the Later Empire
If I Were Dead” by Coventry Patmore (1823–1896)
If This Were Faith” by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)
If You but Knew by Sully Prudhomme (René François Armand Prudhomme) (1839–1907)
I Heard You Solemn-Sweet Pipes of the Organ by Walt Whitman (1819–1892)
Il Penseroso by John Milton (1608–1674)
Imaginary Verses of Alexander Selkirk by William Cowper (1731–1800)
The Immortality of Genius by Propertius (c. 50–c. 16 B.C.)
Impatience by Celia Laighton Thaxter (1835–1894)
The Impeachment of Night by Michaelangelo (1475–1564)
Al-Fadl ibn al-Abbas, ibn Utbah: Implacability—Arabic Literature
Imports of Athens; The Best Wines by Hermippus (Fifth Century B.C.)
In a Gothic Church by Giosuè Carducci (1835–1907)
In Autumn by Celia Laighton Thaxter (1835–1894)
In a Winter Night by Detlev von Liliencron (1844–1909)
In a Year by Robert Browning (1812–1889)
The Inchcape Rock by Robert Southey (1774–1843)
Inconstancy Upbraided by Sir Robert Ayton (1570–1638)
In Death’s Despite by Celia Laighton Thaxter (1835–1894)
India by Gabriele D’Annunzio (1863–1938)
The Indian Serenade by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)
Indifference by Sándor Petőfi (1823–1849)
Inez by Thomas Buchanan Read (1822–1872)
The Infinite by John Boyle O’Reilly (1844–1890)
In Goethe’s Garden by Bettina von Arnim (1785–1859)
In Good Quarters by Paul Déroulède (1846–1914)
Scottish: In Hebrid Seas—Celtic Literature
From ‘In Memoriam’ by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
In Memory of Walter Savage Landor by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
In My Own Album by Charles Lamb (1775–1834)
The Inquiry by Thomas Carew (1595?–1639?)
In School Days by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
Inscription for a Fountain by Bryan Waller Procter (Barry Cornwall) (1787–1874)
Inscription for an Altar Dedicated to Artemis by Simonides (c. 556–468 B.C.)
Inscription of Sennacherib—Accadian-Babylonian and Assyrian Literature
Inspiration by Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)
Inspiration by Paul Verlaine (1844–1896)
In the Cathedral of Toledo by José Zorrilla y Moral (1817–1893)
In the Children’s Hospital: Emmie by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
In the Church-Yard by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
In the Fisher’s Cabin by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
In the Lane by Madison Cawein (1865–1914)
In the Shadow of the Beeches by Madison Cawein (1865–1914)
In the Spring a Young Man’s Fancy”: Meleager of Gadara (First Century B.C.) by The Greek Anthology
In the Tunnel by Bret Harte (1836–1902)
In Three Days by Robert Browning (1812–1889)
Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
Into the Twilight by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)
Introduction of the Poem on Nature by Parmenides (fl. early Fifth Century B.C.)
Introduction to the last Act by Zygmunt Krasiński (1812–1859)
The Inundation by James Thomson (1700–1748)
Song: ‘In vain you tell your parting lover’ by Matthew Prior (1664–1721)
An Invitation by Alcæus (c. 620–c. 580 B.C.)
Invitation by Johanna Ambrosius (1854–1939)
An Invitation to Dinner by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84–c. 54 B.C.)
An Invitation to Mæcenas by Horace (65–8 B.C.)
Invocation to Helen by Christopher Marlowe (1564–1593)
Invocation to Poetry by Zygmunt Krasiński (1812–1859)
Invocation to the Goddess Beltis—Accadian-Babylonian and Assyrian Literature
Invocation to the Muse by John Milton (1608–1674)
Claudius Claudianus (c. 370–404): Invocation to Victory—Roman Poets of the Later Empire
Ion’s Song by Euripides (c. 480–406 B.C.)
Song: ‘I prithee send me back my heart’ by Sir John Suckling (1609–1642)
Ipswich by Eugene Field (1850–1895)
I Remember, I Remember by Thomas Hood (1799–1845)
The Irish Avatàr by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
The Irish Maiden’s Song by John (1798–1842) and Michael (1796–1874) Banim
An Ironic Requiem by Thomas Hood (1799–1845)
Irreparable Loss by Michaelangelo (1475–1564)
Isaac Ashford by George Crabbe (1754–1832)
Guillaume de Cabestaing (1181–1196): I See the Days are Long—Provençal Literature (The Troubadours), 1090–1290
The Island by Richard Henry Dana, Sr. (1787–1879)
The Isles of Greece by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Isolation—To Marguerite by Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)
An Italian Sunset by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
It Fortifies My Soul to Know by Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)
Claudius Rutilius Numatianus: Prologue to the ‘Itinerarium’—Roman Poets of the Later Empire
It Is a Beauteous Evening, Calm and Free by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
It Is Not to be Thought of by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
Song: ‘I told my nymph, I told her true’ by William Shenstone (1714–1763)
It Was on a Morn when we Were Thrang by Joanna Baillie (1762–1851)
The Ivy Green by Charles Dickens (1812–1870)
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
Song: ‘I would I were an English rose’ by Silas Weir Mitchell (1829–1914)
  
Jaffár by Leigh Hunt (1784–1859)
Jeanie Morrison by William Motherwell (1797–1835)
Jessie Lee by William Barnes (1801–1886)
The Jester’s Plea by Frederick Locker-Lampson (1821–1895)
Jesu, My Strength, My Hope by Charles Wesley (1707–1788)
Jesus, Lover of My Soul by Charles Wesley (1707–1788)
Jesus shall Reign Where’er the Sun by Isaac Watts (1674–1748)
The Jewels by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
From ‘The Jew of Malta’ by Christopher Marlowe (1564–1593)
Jim by Bret Harte (1836–1902)
Jim Bludso, of the Prairie Belle by John Hay (1838–1905)
Song: Jock o’ Hazeldean by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Jogadhya Uma by Toru Dutt (1856–1877)
John Anderson, my Jo by Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Johnie Cock—The Ballad
The Jovial Supper by Baltasar del Alcázar (1530–1606)
Joy to the World, the Lord is Come by Isaac Watts (1674–1748)
Juana by Alfred de Musset (1810–1857)
From ‘Judith’—Anglo-Saxon Literature
The Juggler by John Gay (1685–1732)
June by William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)
Jupiter and the Monkey by Babrius (c. Second Century A.D.)
  
Kambalu by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
Kant and his Interpreters by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
Katharina by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
Kiartan Bids Farewell to Gudrun by William Morris (1834–1896)
King Arthur Addresses the Grail-Seekers by The Legend of the Holy Grail
The King of Yvetot by Pierre Jean de Béranger (1780–1857)
The King’s Dust by Harriet Prescott Spofford (1835–1921)
The Kiss Refused by Apollon Maykov (1821–1897)
Kit Carson’s Ride by Joaquin (Cincinnatus Hiner) Miller (1837–1913)
The Kitten by Joanna Baillie (1762–1851)
Knee-Deep in June by James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916)
The Knight Lohengrin’s Narrative of the Grail by The Legend of the Holy Grail
The Knight Toggenburg by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
Alba—Bertrand d’Aamanon (End of Twelfth Century): A Knight was Sitting by Her Side—Provençal Literature (The Troubadours), 1090–1290
Kosmos by Parmenides (fl. early Fifth Century B.C.)
Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)
  
La Belle Dame Sans Merci by John Keats (1795–1821)
La Charpie by Sully Prudhomme (René François Armand Prudhomme) (1839–1907)
The Ladies of St. James’s by Henry Austin Dobson (1840–1921)
Lady Hero’s Epitaph by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Lady of Shalott by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
The Lady’s Lap-Dog by Giuseppe Parini (1729–1799)
The Lady’s Looking-Glass by Matthew Prior (1664–1721)
From Nizami’s ‘Laila and Majnun’ by Nizami Ganjavi (1140/1–1202/3)
The Laird o’ Cockpen by Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne (1766–1845)
L’Allegro by John Milton (1608–1674)
The Lamentation for Bion by Moschus? (fl. 150 B.C.)
Labîd: A Lament for the Afflictions of his Tribe, the ’Âmir—Arabic Literature
Zuhéir: Lament for the Destruction of his Former Home—Arabic Literature
The Lament of the Old Nurse by Æschylus (c. 525–456 B.C.)
L’Amour par Terre by Paul Verlaine (1844–1896)
The Lamp by Babrius (c. Second Century A.D.)
The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers in New England by Felicia Dorothea Hemans (1793–1835)
The Land of Counterpane by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)
The Land o’ the Leal by Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne (1766–1845)
The Largest Life by Archibald Lampman (1861–1899)
The Lark and the Farmer by Jean de La Fontaine (1621–1695)
The Lark Ascending by George Meredith (1828–1909)
The Last Eve of Summer by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
Last Hour of Beatrice by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)
The Last Leaf by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
The Last Minstrel by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Last Wishes by Paul Déroulède (1846–1914)
The Last Word by Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)
Last Word to Lesbia by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84–c. 54 B.C.)
The Latest Decalogue by Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)
The Lattice at Sunrise by Charles Tennyson Turner (1808–1879)
The Laugh of Madame d’Albret by Clément Marot (1496–1544)
Launcelot and Old Gobbo by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Launching by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
The Lay of St. Cuthbert, or, The Devil’s Dinner-Party by Richard Harris Barham (Thomas Ingoldsby) (1788–1845)
A Lay of St. Nicholas by Richard Harris Barham (Thomas Ingoldsby) (1788–1845)
The Lay of Thrym—The Eddas (Icelandic; Ninth to Thirteenth Centuries)
Lay, or Rather Roundel by François Villon (1431–1463?)
Leandro’s Song by John Fletcher (1579–1625)
Learning and Riches by Sister Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651–1695)
Learning by Doing by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
Lear’s Recovery by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Least of Evils by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
The Leaves by Fyodor Tyutchev (1803–1873)
Le Faune by Paul Verlaine (1844–1896)
Le Rossignol by Paul Verlaine (1844–1896)
Les Roses de Sâdi by Andrew Lang (1844–1912)
Let Dogs Delight to Bark and Bite by Isaac Watts (1674–1748)
Lethe by Edith Matilda Thomas (1854–1925)
Lettice White by Jean Ingelow (1820–1897)
Letty’s Globe by Charles Tennyson Turner (1808–1879)
Life by Bryan Waller Procter (Barry Cornwall) (1787–1874)
Life by Edward Rowland Sill (1841–1887)
Life by Anna Letitia Barbauld (1743–1825)
Life and Death by Amphis (Fourth Century B.C.)
Life and Song by Sidney Lanier (1842–1881)
Life for Song by Giordano Bruno (1548–1600)
Life Hidden by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)
A Life Lesson by James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916)
The Life of Flowers by Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864)
Life Well Lost by Giordano Bruno (1548–1600)
Songs from ‘Light Conceits of Lovers’ by Thomas Campion (1567–1620)
Envoi to ‘The Light of Asia’ by Sir Edwin Arnold (1832–1904)
Light of Life, Seraphic Fire by Charles Wesley (1707–1788)
The Lily of the Valley by George Croly (1780–1860)
The Lily of the Valley by Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom (1790–1855)
Lincoln by Silas Weir Mitchell (1829–1914)
Lines by George Edward Woodberry (1855–1930)
Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
Lines on the Burial of the Champion of his Class at Yale College by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806–1867)
Lines Printed under Milton’s Portrait by John Dryden (1631–1700)
Lines to an Inconstant Mistress (with Burns’s Adaptation) by Sir Robert Ayton (1570–1638)
The Lions by Victor Hugo (1802–1885)
The Lion’s Ride by Ferdinand Freiligrath (1810–1876)
The Lion’s Skeleton by Charles Tennyson Turner (1808–1879)
Little Billee by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)
The Little Black Boy by William Blake (1757–1827)
The Little Field of Peace by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts (1860–1943)
Little Orphant Annie by James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916)
Live with Me by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Live without Dining by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
Lochaber No More by Allan Ramsay (1686–1758)
Lochiel’s Warning by Thomas Campbell (1777–1844)
Lochinvar by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Locksley Hall by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
London, 1802 by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
Longing by Elisabeth, Queen of Roumania (Carmen Sylva) (1843–1916)
Longing for Jerusalem by Judah Halevi (c. 1075–1141)
Longings by Charles Kingsley (1819–1875)
Lord Randal—The Ballad
Lord Ullin’s Daughter by Thomas Campbell (1777–1844)
Lorelei by Joseph von Eichendorff (1788–1857)
The Lorelei by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
Lorenzo and Jessica by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Lost Caravan by James Thomson (1700–1748)
A Lost Chord by Adelaide Anne Procter (1825–1864)
The Lost Eden by William Watson (1858–1935)
The Lost Pleiad by Felicia Dorothea Hemans (1793–1835)
The Lost Steamship by Fitz-James O’Brien (1828–1862)
Louisiana by Louis Honoré Fréchette (1839–1908)
Love by George Herbert (1593–1633)
Love by Jāmī (1414–1492)
Love by Thomas Lodge (1558–1625)
Love Among the Ruins by Robert Browning (1812–1889)
Song: ‘Love and harmony combine’ by William Blake (1757–1827)
Love at Sea by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
Love Divine, All Love Excelling by Charles Wesley (1707–1788)
Love in a Cottage by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806–1867)
From ‘Love in Exile’ by Mathilde Blind (1841–1896)
Love in Springtime by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Love in the Country by Tibullus (c. 55–19 B.C.)
Love in the Valley by George Meredith (1828–1909)
Love Is All by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84–c. 54 B.C.)
Song: ‘Lovely Idol of my soul’ by Jean Pierre Claris de Florian (1755–1794)
Lovely Mary Donnelly by William Allingham (1824–1889)
Love on the Island by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
The Lover Prayeth Not to be Disdained, Refused, Mistrusted, nor Forsaken by Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503–1542)
The Lovers by Pedro Calderón de la Barca (1600–1681)
The Lovers by Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)
Lovers, and a Reflection by Charles Stuart Calverley (1831–1884)
Song: The Lover’s Lute Cannot be Blamed by Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503–1542)
From ‘The Lover’s Melancholy’ by John Ford (1586–c. 1640)
A Lover’s Sigh by Anacreon (582–485 B.C.)
Love Serviceable by Coventry Patmore (1823–1896)
Love’s Ferriage: Agathias (c. 530–582) by The Greek Anthology
Love’s Growth by John Donne (1572–1631)
Love’s Lament by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Love Songs by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
Love’s Rhapsody by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Love’s Somnambulist by Mathilde Blind (1841–1896)
Love’s Young Dream by Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
Love the Life-Giver by Michaelangelo (1475–1564)
The Low-Backed Car by Samuel Lover (1797–1868)
From ‘Lucifer’ by Joost van den Vondel (1587–1679)
Lucile’s Letter by E. Robert Bulwer, Lord Lytton (Owen Meredith) (1831–1891)
The Luck of Edenhall by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787–1862)
Lullaby by Thomas Dekker (c. 1570–1632)
Lullaby by Giuseppe Giusti (1809–1850)
From ‘The Lusiads’ by Luís de Camões (c. 1524–1580)
Lützow’s Wild Chase by Karl Theodor Körner (1791–1813)
From ‘Lycidas’ by John Milton (1608–1674)
Lying in the Grass by Edmund Gosse (1849–1928)
  
Macbeth before the Deed by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Macbeth’s Despair by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Madness of King Goll by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)—Celtic Literature
The Madness of Orlando by Lodovico Ariosto (1474–1533)
The Mahogany-Tree by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)
The Maiden from Afar by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
Maidenhood by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
The Maiden’s Lament by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
Maid of Athens by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
From ‘The Maid of Honour’ by Philip Massinger (1583–1640)
Malbrouck by Francis Sylvester Mahony (Father Prout) (1804–1866)
The Manchy by Charles Marie René Leconte de Lisle (1818–1894)
Mandalay by Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936)
Mandoline by Paul Verlaine (1844–1896)
Man in Harmony with Nature by Jones Very (1813–1880)
A Man’s a Man for A’ Tha by Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Man Was Made to Mourn by Robert Burns (1759–1796)
March by Madison Cawein (1865–1914)
Song: “Marchaunt Adventurers” by Alfred Noyes (1880–1958)
Marco Bozzaris by Fitz-Greene Halleck (1790–1867)
Marriage by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson (1878–1962)
Marriage Song by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Married Life by Coventry Patmore (1823–1896)
From ‘The Marsh’ by Théophile Gautier (1811–1872)
From ‘The Marshes of Glynn’ by Sidney Lanier (1842–1881)
Marsyas by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts (1860–1943)
Bernard de Ventadour (1140–1195): Marvel is it if I Sing—Provençal Literature (The Troubadours), 1090–1290
Mary Booth by Thomas William Parsons (1819–1892)
Mary Hamilton—The Ballad
Master Paul by Sándor Petőfi (1823–1849)
A Match by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
Mater Triumphalis by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
The Matricide by Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon (1674–1762)
Maud Muller by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
Maxims by Hesiod (fl. Eighth Century B.C.)
May by William Barnes (1801–1886)
May-Day Song—Myths and Folk-Lore of the Aryan Peoples
Ode: ‘May fewer roses calls her own’ by André Chénier (1762–1794)
May Morn Song by William Motherwell (1797–1835)
May-Night by Sándor Petőfi (1823–1849)
Mazeppa’s Ride by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Medea Resolving to Slay her Children by Euripides (c. 480–406 B.C.)
Meditation by Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)
The Meeting by Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874–1929)
Meeting of Francesca and Paolo by Silvio Pellico (1789–1854)
Melancholia by William Watson (1858–1935)
Memoriæ Positum by James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)
Memorial Verses by Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)
Memory by Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836–1907)
Mercedes by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard (1823–1902)
An Ode: ‘The merchant, to secure his treasure’ by Matthew Prior (1664–1721)
The Mermaid by Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom (1790–1855)
The Merry Lark was Up and Singing by Charles Kingsley (1819–1875)
From ‘The Messiah’ by Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724–1803)
Messiah: A Sacred Eclogue by Alexander Pope (1688–1744)
The Metamorphosis by Sir John Suckling (1609–1642)
Metternich Encounters Napoleon’s Shadow by Edmond Rostand (1868–1918)
Michelangelo by José-Maria de Heredia (1842–1905)
Mignon’s Song by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
Mila and Aligi in the Cavern by Gabriele D’Annunzio (1863–1938)
Milken Time by William Barnes (1801–1886)
Milton by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
Milton on his Blindness by John Milton (1608–1674)
From ‘Mindowe’ by Juliusz Słowacki (1809–1849)
Song: ‘Mine is the fortune of a simple child’ by Heinrich von Morungen (d. 1222)
Song from ‘Minstrel Love’ by Friedrich, Baron de La Motte-Fouqué (1777–1843)
The Minstrel’s Curse by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787–1862)
The Invocation from ‘Miréio’ by Frédéric Mistral (1830–1914)
Mirza-Jussuf by Friedrich von Bodenstedt (1819–1892)
The Misanthrope by Callimachus (c. 310–240 B.C.)
The Missal by Sully Prudhomme (René François Armand Prudhomme) (1839–1907)
The Missionary Hymn’ by Reginald Heber (1783–1826)
Mixture of Greek and Roman Manners by Plautus (c. 254–184 B.C.)
From ‘Modern Love’ by George Meredith (1828–1909)
Mon Rêve Familier by Paul Verlaine (1844–1896)
A Monument by Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837)
The Moonlight March by Reginald Heber (1783–1826)
Song: ‘The moon shines bright aloft’ by Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger (1779–1850)
Morning by Richard Henry Hengist Horne (1802–1884)
Morning by John Keble (1792–1866)
A Morning Call by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84–c. 54 B.C.)
Morning Song by Bernhard Severin Ingemann (1789–1862)
A Morning Thought by Edward Rowland Sill (1841–1887)
Mors Benefica by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833–1908)
Moses by Alfred de Vigny (1797–1863)
Sonnet: ‘Most men know love but as a part of life’ by Henry Timrod (1828–1867)
The Mother by Giosuè Carducci (1835–1907)
Mother and Daughter by Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon (1674–1762)
Mother and Poet by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
Mothers by Nikolay Nekrasov (1821–1877)
Decimus Magnus Ausonius (c. 310–c. 395): A Mother’s Epitaph—Roman Poets of the Later Empire
A Mother’s Grave by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787–1862)
The Mountain Boy by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787–1862)
The Mouse that Fell into the Pot by Babrius (c. Second Century A.D.)
The Mower’s Song by Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)
The Mower to the Glow-Worms by Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)
Mr. Hosea Biglow to the Editor of the Atlantic Monthly by James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)
Much Taste and Small Estate by William Shenstone (1714–1763)
The Murder of Desdemona by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Murder Scene by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Music by Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)
A Musical Instrument by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
Musketaquid by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)
My Books by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
From ‘My Country’ by George Edward Woodberry (1855–1930)
My Creed by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
My Heart and I by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
My Heart’s Desire by Virgil (70–19 B.C.)
My Heart’s in the Highlands by Robert Burns (1759–1796)
My Heart with Hidden Tears is Swelling by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
My Heid Is Like to Rend, Willie by William Motherwell (1797–1835)
My Hickory Fire by Helen Hunt Jackson (1830–1885)
Song: ‘My lady dearly loves a pretty bird’ by Heinrich von Morungen (d. 1222)
My Last Duchess by Robert Browning (1812–1889)
My Life by Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804–1877)
My Little May by Norman Macleod (1812–1872)
My Lost Youth by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
My Native Land by Karl Theodor Körner (1791–1813)
My Neighbor Rose by Frederick Locker-Lampson (1821–1895)
Mynstrelles Songe by Thomas Chatterton (1752–1770)
My Recovery by Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724–1803)
My River by Eduard Mörike (1804–1875)
Song: ‘My silks and fine array’ by William Blake (1757–1827)
The Mystery of Amergin—Celtic Literature
The Mystic’s Vision by Mathilde Blind (1841–1896)
My Studies by Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837)
A Myth by Charles Kingsley (1819–1875)
My Thoughts of Ye by Victor Hugo (1802–1885)
My Tomb by Pierre Jean de Béranger (1780–1857)
My Troubles! by John Boyle O’Reilly (1844–1890)
  
A Nameless Grave: Paulus Silentiarius by The Greek Anthology
The Nameless One by James Clarence Mangan (1803–1849)
Nameless Pain by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard (1823–1902)
The Name of Old Glory by James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916)
Names by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729–1781)
Napoleon by Victor Hugo (1802–1885)
From ‘Nathan the Wise’ by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729–1781)
Nature More than Science by Friedrich Rückert (1788–1866)
Nearer, My God, to Thee by Sarah Flower Adams (1805–1848)
The Negative Confession’ by Egyptian Literature
The Epilogue from ‘Nerto’ by Frédéric Mistral (1830–1914)
Never Is, but Always to Be by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
Two Songs from ‘The New Day’ by Richard Watson Gilder (1844–1909)
The New Household by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
A New Sculptor by Julia Ward Howe (1819–1910)
From ‘A New Way to Pay Old Debts’ by Philip Massinger (1583–1640)
The New-Year’s Night of a Miserable Man by Jean Paul (J. P. F. Richter) (1763–1825)
New Year’s Wishes by Adam Mickiewicz (1798–1855)
From the Nibelungenlied by Nibelungenlied (Twelfth Century)
Night by Alcman (Seventh Century B.C.)
Night by Vasily Zhukovsky (1783–1852)
Night by Jones Very (1813–1880)
Night by William Blake (1757–1827)
The Nightingale by John Keble (1792–1866)
The Nightingale by John Addington Symonds (1840–1893)
The Nightingale and the Swallow by Babrius (c. Second Century A.D.)
From ‘The Nightingale of Wittenberg’ by Hans Sachs (1494–1576)
Night in Venice by John Hay (1838–1905)
The Night Piece—To Julia by Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
Night Song by Matthias Claudius (1740–1815)
Night-Song of a Wandering Asian Shepherd by Giacomo Leopardi (1798–1837)
From ‘Night Thoughts’ by Edward Young (1681–1765)
The Nile by Leigh Hunt (1784–1859)
The Noble Nature by Ben Jonson (1572–1637)
No Boy Knows by James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916)
A Nocturnal Sketch by Thomas Hood (1799–1845)
A Noiseless Patient Spider by Walt Whitman (1819–1892)
Non Sine Dolore by Richard Watson Gilder (1844–1909)
Nora Creina by Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
Nora’s Vow by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Northwest Passage by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)
The North Wind and the Sun by Babrius (c. Second Century A.D.)
A Sonnet from ‘Norway’s Dawn’ by Johan Sebastian Cammermeyer Welhaven (1807–1873)
From Luis de Góngora—Not All Nightingales by Sir John Bowring (1792–1872)
Song: ‘No thanks to Tristan that his heart had been’ by Heinrich von Veldeke (c. 1140–50–c. 1190)
Nothin’ to Say by James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916)
No Treasure Avails without Gladness by William Dunbar (1460?–1520?)
Noureddin Reads from an Old Folio by Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger (1779–1850)
Now and Afterwards by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik (1826–1887)
The Nun by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787–1862)
The Nun’s Priest’s Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1340–1400)
The Nurse’s Watch by Clemens Brentano (1778–1842)
The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd by Sir Walter Raleigh (1554?–1618)
  
The Oak by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
The Oak and the Reed by Jean de La Fontaine (1621–1695)
O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman (1819–1892)
The Ocean by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Ode on a Grecian Urn by John Keats (1795–1821)
Ode on the Death of Thomson by William Collins (1721–1759)
Ode on the Spring by Thomas Gray (1716–1771)
Ode Sung in the Town Hall, Concord, July 4, 1857 by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)
Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats (1795–1821)
Ode to Beauty by Willem Bilderdijk (1756–1831)
Ode to Duty by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
Ode to Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)
Ode to Melancholy by Thomas Hood (1799–1845)
Ode to Melancholy by John Fletcher (1579–1625)
From ‘Ode to Napoleon’ by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
From the ‘Ode to Napoleon’ by Willem Bilderdijk (1756–1831)
Ode to Sleep by Paul Hamilton Hayne (1830–1886)
Ode to the Lake of B—— by Alphonse de Lamartine (1790–1869)
Ode to the Pious Memory of the Accomplished Young Lady Mrs. Anne Killigrew by John Dryden (1631–1700)
Ode to the River Metauro by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
Ode to the West Wind by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)
Ode to Venice by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
From the ‘Ode to Winter’ by Thomas Campbell (1777–1844)
Ode to Zion by Judah Halevi (c. 1075–1141)
The Odyssey by Andrew Lang (1844–1912)
Oehlenschläger’s Only Hymn by Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger (1779–1850)
Of Corinna’s Singing by Thomas Campion (1567–1620)
Office of Tragedy by Timocles (Fourth Century B.C.)
Of Hym That Togyder Wyll Serve Two Maysters by Sebastian Brant (1458–1521)
Of Immensity by Giordano Bruno (1548–1600)
Of Providence by Vincenzo da Filicaia (1642–1707)
Of Such Is the Kingdom of Heaven by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
Comtesse de Die (Twelfth Century): Of that I would not—Provençal Literature (The Troubadours), 1090–1290
Of the Lamentation of Gudrun over Sigurd Dead—The Eddas (Icelandic; Ninth to Thirteenth Centuries)
Oft, in the Stilly Night by Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
Of To[o] Moche Spekynge or Bablynge by Sebastian Brant (1458–1521)
Oh! Breathe Not His Name by Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
Oh, Love So Long as Love Thou Canst by Ferdinand Freiligrath (1810–1876)
Oh, May I Join the Choir Invisible” by George Eliot (1819–1880)
Oh That ’Twere Possible” by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
Oh, Time and Change’ by William Ernest Henley (1849–1903)
Old Age by George Peele (1556–1596)
Old and New Year Ditties by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)
Old English Charms and Folk Customs—Myths and Folk-Lore of the Aryan Peoples
The Old Familiar Faces by Charles Lamb (1775–1834)
The Old Farmer’s Advice to his Son by Ludwig Heinrich Christoph Hölty (1748–1776)
Old Ironsides by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
Old John Henry by James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916)
The Old Man’s Return by Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804–1877)
Old Ocean by Victor Hugo (1802–1885)
The Old Sedan-Chair by Henry Austin Dobson (1840–1921)
Old-Time Love by Clément Marot (1496–1544)
Old Times! Old Times! by Gerald Griffin (1803–1840)
The Old Tramp by Pierre Jean de Béranger (1780–1857)
The Old Woman of Berkeley by Robert Southey (1774–1843)
O Little Town of Bethlehem by Phillips Brooks (1835–1893)
O Moon, Large Golden Summer Moon!’ by Mathilde Blind (1841–1896)
On a Cone of the Big Trees by Bret Harte (1836–1902)
On a Distant Prospect of Eton College by Thomas Gray (1716–1771)
On a Fowler: Isidorus (date undetermined) by The Greek Anthology
On a Girdle by Edmund Waller (1606–1687)
On a Long and Perilous Journey by Paul Fleming (1609–1640)
Abu Sakhr: On a Lost Love—Arabic Literature
On a Nankin Plate by Henry Austin Dobson (1840–1921)
On an Antique Medal by José-Maria de Heredia (1842–1905)
On an Infant Dying as soon as Born by Charles Lamb (1775–1834)
On an Old Woman Singing by Harriet Prescott Spofford (1835–1921)
On a Sermon against Glory by Mark Akenside (1721–1770)
From ‘On a Slab of Rose Marble’ by Alfred de Musset (1810–1857)
On a Soldier Fallen in the Philippines by William Vaughn Moody (1869–1910)
On Christian Patience by Thomas à Kempis (1380–1471)
On Dreams by Petronius (c. 27–66)
One in Ten by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
One Only Thought by Sándor Petőfi (1823–1849)
One Word More by Robert Browning (1812–1889)
Sonnet: On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer by John Keats (1795–1821)
On his Blindness by John Milton (1608–1674)
On Keeping within One’s Proper Sphere by Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)
On Lending a Punch-Bowl by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
On Love by Edmund Waller (1606–1687)
On Mr. R—— by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729–1781)
On my Bed of a Winter Night by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard (1823–1902)
On my First Daughter by Ben Jonson (1572–1637)
On Pierre Ronsard’s Book of Love by José-Maria de Heredia (1842–1905)
On Refusal of Aid between Nations by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882)
Sonnet: On Seeing the Elgin Marbles by John Keats (1795–1821)
On Shakespeare by John Milton (1608–1674)
On Skobelev by Yakov Polonsky (1819–1898)
On the Announcement of the Death of Laura by Petrarch (1304–1374)
On the Campagna by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard (1823–1902)
On the Contrarieties of Love by Sister Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651–1695)
On the Death of Corinna’s Parrot by Ovid (43 B.C.–18 A.D.)
On the Death of Crashaw by Abraham Cowley (1618–1667)
On the Death of Garcilaso by Juan Boscán (d. 1542)
On the Death of Joseph Rodman Drake by Fitz-Greene Halleck (1790–1867)
On the Death of Mr. William Hervey by Abraham Cowley (1618–1667)
On the Joys of Heaven by Thomas à Kempis (1380–1471)
On the Late Massacre in Piedmont by John Milton (1608–1674)
On the Life-Mask of Abraham Lincoln by Richard Watson Gilder (1844–1909)
On the Loss of the Royal George by William Cowper (1731–1800)
On the Pleasures of a Country Life by Tibullus (c. 55–19 B.C.)
On the Prospect of Planting Arts and Learning in America by George Berkeley (1685–1753)
On the Saints of the Church at York by Alcuin (735–804)
On the Sixth Centenary of Dante by Giosuè Carducci (1835–1907)
On the Tombs in Westminster by Francis Beaumont (1584–1616)
On this Day I Complete my Thirty-Sixth Year by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Onward by Emanuel Geibel (1815–1884)
The Opening Scene of ‘Hamlet’ by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Ophelia’s Lament by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Opportunity by Edward Rowland Sill (1841–1887)
Oracles of Ishtar of Arbela—Accadian-Babylonian and Assyrian Literature
Or Che L’aura Mia by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
Order by Saint Francis of Assisi (1182–1226)
Oriental Royalty by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Origin of the Lyre by The Homeric Hymns
Origin of the Peloponnesian War by Aristophanes (c. 448–c. 388 B.C.)
From ‘Origo Mundi,’ in the ‘Ordinalia’—Celtic Literature
Orion by Charles Tennyson Turner (1808–1879)
The Ornament by Henry Vaughan (1621–1695)
The Orphan by Sa’dī (c. 1213–1291)
Song: ‘O Spirit of the Summer-time!’ by William Allingham (1824–1889)
Othello’s Story of his Wooing by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Others by Alexis Piron (1689–1773)
Our Casuarina-Tree by Toru Dutt (1856–1877)
Our Country by Sándor Petőfi (1823–1849)
Our God, Our Help in Ages Past by Isaac Watts (1674–1748)
Our History by Louis Honoré Fréchette (1839–1908)
Our Mary and the Child Mummy by Charles Tennyson Turner (1808–1879)
Our Orders by Julia Ward Howe (1819–1910)
Out of the Night that Covers Me’ by William Ernest Henley (1849–1903)
Out to Old Aunt Mary’s by James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916)
Outward Bound by Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836–1907)
Over the Lofty Mountains by Björnstjerne Björnson (1832–1910)
The Ox by Giosuè Carducci (1835–1907)
Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)
  
Pain in Autumn by Richard Henry Stoddard (1825–1903)
The Pains of Sleep by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)
The Palace by Alcæus (c. 620–c. 580 B.C.)
The Palm-Tree by Henry Vaughan (1621–1695)
Pan by Charles Marie René Leconte de Lisle (1818–1894)
Pancras’s Monologue by Zygmunt Krasiński (1812–1859)
Pandora by Hesiod (fl. Eighth Century B.C.)
From ‘A Panegyric to My Lord Protector’ by Edmund Waller (1606–1687)
Pan in Wall Street by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833–1908)
From ‘Paolo and Francesca’ by Stephen Phillips (1868–1915)
A Parable by Mathilde Blind (1841–1896)
Paradise and the Peri by Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
Paradisi Gloria by Thomas William Parsons (1819–1892)
Pardon by Julia Ward Howe (1819–1910)
From ‘The Pardoner’s Tale’ by Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1340–1400)
Hittân ibn al-Mu’allà of Tayyi: Parental Affection—Arabic Literature
Parental Influence by Juvenal (c. 55–127)
A Parental Ode to my Son, Aged Three Years and Five Months by Thomas Hood (1799–1845)
Paris, Hector, and Helen by Homer (fl. 850 B.C.)
The Parish Workhouse and Apothecary by George Crabbe (1754–1832)
Parnassus Within by Giordano Bruno (1548–1600)
A Parody of Euripides’s Lyric Verse by Aristophanes (c. 448–c. 388 B.C.)
The Parricide by François Coppée (1842–1908)
The Parting of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Passage by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787–1862)
The Passing of the Fairies by Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1340–1400)
The Passing of Wåinåmoinen by The Kalevala
The Passionate Shepherd to his Love by Christopher Marlowe (1564–1593)
The Passions by William Collins (1721–1759)
Pastoral Ballad by William Shenstone (1714–1763)
The Pastoral, the Elegy, the Ode, and the Epigram by Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (1636–1711)
Ibrahîm, Son of Kunaif of Nabhan: Patience—Arabic Literature
The Patriot by Robert Browning (1812–1889)
Patriotic Song by Ernst Moritz Arndt (1769–1860)
The Patriot’s Lament by Friedrich Rückert (1788–1866)
Paulina’s Appeal to Severus by Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)
Paul Revere’s Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
Peace in Acadia by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
Peace! What do Tears Avail?” by Bryan Waller Procter (Barry Cornwall) (1787–1874)
The Peasant’s Musing by Alekseï Koltsov (1809–1842)
Peccavi, Domine by Archibald Lampman (1861–1899)
From ‘Peer Gynt’ by Henrik Ibsen (1828–1906)
Peg of Limavaddy by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)
From ‘The Pen and the Album’ by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)
Penitential Psalms—Accadian-Babylonian and Assyrian Literature
Penthea’s Dying Song by John Ford (1586–c. 1640)
The People’s Reminiscences by Pierre Jean de Béranger (1780–1857)
Perfect Unity by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
From ‘Perkin Warbeck’ by John Ford (1586–c. 1640)
Author Unknown: From the ‘Pervigilium Veneris’—Roman Poets of the Later Empire
A Petition to Time by Bryan Waller Procter (Barry Cornwall) (1787–1874)
Petronella by John Gower (1325?–1408)
Phantom or Fact? by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)
Philina’s Song by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
Philip, My King by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik (1826–1887)
Philomela’s Ode by Robert Greene (1558–1592)
Highland Song: Pibroch of Donuil Dhu by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
A Picture by Steen Steensen Blicher (1782–1848)
A Picture of Domestic Happiness by Juan Boscán (d. 1542)
The Picture of T. C. by Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)
Ash-Shanfarà of Azd: A Picture of Womanhood—Arabic Literature
The Pilgrimage by George Herbert (1593–1633)
The Pilgrims by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
Pilgrim’s Isle by Thomas William Parsons (1819–1892)
The Pillar of the Cloud by John Henry Newman (1801–1890)
The Pine by Babrius (c. Second Century A.D.)
Pine and Palm by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
The Pine-Tree: Allegory of the Ancient Kingdom of Bulgaria by Ivan Vazov (1850–1921)
The Pinnace by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84–c. 54 B.C.)
The Piper and the Child by William Blake (1757–1827)
A Place in Thy Memory, Dearest by Gerald Griffin (1803–1840)
The Plague of Apathy by William Watson (1858–1935)
Plain Language from Truthful James by Bret Harte (1836–1902)
Plautus’s Epitaph on Himself by Plautus (c. 254–184 B.C.)
The Plea of King Magnus by Björnstjerne Björnson (1832–1910)
From the ‘Pleasures of Memory’ by Samuel Rogers (1763–1855)
A Pledge to the Dead by William Winter (1836–1917)
The Ploughman’s Song by Alekseï Koltsov (1809–1842)
From ‘The Poem of My Cid’ by El Cid (c. 1043–1099)
From ‘The Poem of the Passion’—Celtic Literature
The Poet and His Songs by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
The Poet and the Crowd by Théophile Gautier (1811–1872)
The Poet-Duellist by Edmond Rostand (1868–1918)
The Poet’s Apology by Aristophanes (c. 448–c. 388 B.C.)
The Poet’s Choice by Anacreon (582–485 B.C.)
A Poet’s Epitaph: Simmias of Thebes (fl. Fifth–Fourth Century B.C.) by The Greek Anthology
A Poet’s Epitaph by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
The Poet’s Fame by Ovid (43 B.C.–18 A.D.)
The Poet’s Place in Life by Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)
The Poet’s Song to his Wife by Bryan Waller Procter (Barry Cornwall) (1787–1874)
The Poor Fisherman by Alcæus (c. 620–c. 580 B.C.)
Poor Jack by Charles Dibdin (1745–1814)
The Poor Relation by Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869–1935)
Poppies in the Wheat by Helen Hunt Jackson (1830–1885)
The Post by Elisabeth, Queen of Roumania (Carmen Sylva) (1843–1916)
The Pot of Flowers by Théophile Gautier (1811–1872)
Poverty by Alcæus (c. 620–c. 580 B.C.)
Poverty by Paul Hamilton Hayne (1830–1886)
Song, ‘Poverty Parts Good Company’ by Joanna Baillie (1762–1851)
Power of Aphrodite by The Homeric Hymns
The Power of Song by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
The Praise of Fortune by Thomas Dekker (c. 1570–1632)
Praise to God by Anna Letitia Barbauld (1743–1825)
Prayer by Théophile Gautier (1811–1872)
Prayer by Victor Hugo (1802–1885)
The Prayer by Jones Very (1813–1880)
Prayer during the Battle by Karl Theodor Körner (1791–1813)
A Prayer for Strength by Michaelangelo (1475–1564)
A Prayer to Artemis by Æschylus (c. 525–456 B.C.)
Preludes by Madison Cawein (1865–1914)
Prescience by Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836–1907)
From ‘The Pretty Maid of the Mill’ by Wilhelm Müller (1794–1827)
Primrose by Adam Mickiewicz (1798–1855)
The Princely Leper by Gerhart Hauptmann (1862–1946)
Prince Sohráb Learns of his Birth, and Resolves to Find Rustem by Firdawsī (c. 940–1020)
The Princess by Björnstjerne Björnson (1832–1910)
The Prince’s Song by Holger Drachmann (1846–1908)
The Prisoner by Mikhail Lermontov (1814–1841)
From ‘The Prisoner of Chillon’ by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
The Problem by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)
The Proem by The Kalevala
The Prologues of Euripides by Aristophanes (c. 448–c. 388 B.C.)
Prologue to Gaul—Celtic Literature
Prometheus by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Prometheus by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
From ‘Prometheus Unbound’ by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)
Prophecy by Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724–1803)
The Prophet by Nikolay Nekrasov (1821–1877)
Dedication to ‘Prose Fancies’ by Richard Le Gallienne (1866–1947)
The Prospect by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
Prospice by Robert Browning (1812–1889)
Protesilaos by Johan Sebastian Cammermeyer Welhaven (1807–1873)
The Protestation by Thomas Carew (1595?–1639?)
Prothalamion by Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)
Provençal Lovers—Aucassin and Nicolette by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833–1908)
A Psalm of Montreal by Samuel Butler (1835–1902)
Psychaura by Henry Howard Brownell (1820–1872)
Puck by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Pulley by George Herbert (1593–1633)
Punch Song by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
The Pure Sacrifice of Buddha by Sir Edwin Arnold (1832–1904)
Pyrrhus’s Speech by Ennius (239–169 B.C.)
  
The Quality of Mercy by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Queen by Coventry Patmore (1823–1896)
Queen Mab’s Excursion by Michael Drayton (1563–1631)
  
The Rain by Emile Verhaeren (1855–1916)
The Rainbow’s Treasure by John Boyle O’Reilly (1844–1890)
The Rain It Raineth by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Rainy Day by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
A Rainy Day on the Farm by Aristophanes (c. 448–c. 388 B.C.)
Raphael’s Song by William Vaughn Moody (1869–1910)
The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)
Reason and Feeling by William Drummond of Hawthornden (1585–1649)
Tarafah ibn al ’Abd: A Rebuke to a Mischief-Maker—Arabic Literature
The Reconciliation by Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon (1674–1762)
The Reconciliation by Esaias Tegnér (1782–1846)
The Reconciliation of Rinaldo and Armida by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
Red Hanrahan’s Song about Ireland by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)
Red May by Agnes Mary Frances Robinson (1857–1944)
Remember by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)
Reminiscence by Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836–1907)
Remorse by August, Graf von Platen (1796–1835)
Renewal by Count Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy (1817–1875)
A Renouncing of Love by Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503–1542)
Reproaches to a Dissipated Student by Egyptian Literature
Repudiated Responsibility by William Watson (1858–1935)
Requiem by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)
The Resignation by Thomas Chatterton (1752–1770)
Resolution and Independence by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
Rest by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)
Rest in the Beloved by Ferdinand Freiligrath (1810–1876)
Retirement by Henry Vaughan (1621–1695)
The Retreate by Henry Vaughan (1621–1695)
The Retreat from Moscow by Victor Hugo (1802–1885)
Revenues by Helen Hunt Jackson (1830–1885)
The Revival by Henry Vaughan (1621–1695)
Revolt of Tiamat—Accadian-Babylonian and Assyrian Literature
The Revolution of 1848 by Johan Sebastian Cammermeyer Welhaven (1807–1873)
Rewards of Heroism by Plautus (c. 254–184 B.C.)
Rhea Silvia’s Dream by Ennius (239–169 B.C.)
Rhine Wine by Matthias Claudius (1740–1815)
The Rhodora by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)
Richard II. in Prison by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
A Rich Man Loses his Child, a Poor Man Loses his Cow” by Jacob Cats (1577–1660)
Riddles by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
The Right Use of Prayer by Sir Aubrey de Vere (1788–1846)
The Rivals by Jean Racine (1639–1699)
Robert Burns by Fitz-Greene Halleck (1790–1867)
Robert of Lincoln by William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)
Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne—The Ballad
Robin Redbreast by William Allingham (1824–1889)
A Rocking Hymn by George Wither (1588–1667)
The Rock of Cashel by Sir Aubrey de Vere (1788–1846)
Roma by Giosuè Carducci (1835–1907)
Romance of the Swan’s Nest by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
Rondeau by Leigh Hunt (1784–1859)
Ronsard to his Mistress by Pierre de Ronsard (1524–1585)
The Rookery by Charles Tennyson Turner (1808–1879)
Rosalind, Orlando, Jaques by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Rosalind’s Madrigal by Thomas Lodge (1558–1625)
The Rose by Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837)
The Rose and the Ring by Frederick Locker-Lampson (1821–1895)
Rose Aylmer by Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864)
Rose-dark the Solemn Sunset” by Richard Watson Gilder (1844–1909)
Annius Florus: Roses—Roman Poets of the Later Empire
Roses by Pierre de Ronsard (1524–1585)
Roses, their sharp spines being gone’ by William Shakespeare (1564–1616) and John Fletcher (1579–1625)
The Rose-Wreath by Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724–1803)
A Royal Banquet by Statius (c. 45–c. 96 A.D.)
Rubáiyát by Omar Khayyám (1048–1131)
Prologue of ‘Rudens’ by Plautus (c. 254–184 B.C.)
The Ruined Chapel by William Allingham (1824–1889)
Ruit Hora by Giosuè Carducci (1835–1907)
Rule, Britannia! by James Thomson (1700–1748)
The Rural Deities by Tibullus (c. 55–19 B.C.)
A Russian Scene by Afanasy Fet (Shenshin) (1820–1892)
The Russian Soldier by Nikolay Nekrasov (1821–1877)
Russian Song by Aleksey Khomyakov (1804–1860)
From Bogdanovich (Old Russian)—Song by Sir John Bowring (1792–1872)
Calpurnius Siculus: The Rustic in the Amphitheatre—Roman Poets of the Later Empire
Rustic Song by Thomas Dekker (c. 1570–1632)
Ruth by Thomas Hood (1799–1845)
  
The Sacking of the City by Victor Hugo (1802–1885)
The Sacrifice by Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger (1779–1850)
Sonnet: ‘Sad is our youth, for it is ever going’ by Sir Aubrey de Vere (1788–1846)
Sad Spring by Friedrich Rückert (1788–1866)
A Safe Stronghold Our God Is Still by Martin Luther (1483–1546)
Sahara by Coventry Patmore (1823–1896)
The Sailor’s Return by Sydney Dobell (1824–1874)
Saint Bernard’s Hymn by Saint Bernard of Clairvaux (1090/1–1153)
St. Bridget’s Milking Song by Fiona MacLeod (William Sharp) (1855–1905)—Celtic Literature
St. Margaret’s Eve by William Allingham (1824–1889)
Saint Patrick by William Maginn (1794–1842)
St. Patrick’s Hymn before Tarah by James Clarence Mangan (1803–1849)
The Salt of the Earth by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
The Samurai by José-Maria de Heredia (1842–1905)
Sancho the Brave by Lope de Vega (1562–1635)
Sand Martins by Jean Ingelow (1820–1897)
The Sandpiper by Celia Laighton Thaxter (1835–1894)
The Sands of Dee by Charles Kingsley (1819–1875)
From Sarbiewski—Sapphics to a Rose by Sir John Bowring (1792–1872)
Sappho and Phaon by Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)
Satire by Horace (65–8 B.C.)
Saturnalia by Statius (c. 45–c. 96 A.D.)
A Savage Prayer by Theognis (fl. Sixth Century B.C.)
The Saving of Medoro by Lodovico Ariosto (1474–1533)
Say Not, the Struggle Naught Availeth by Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)
The Scaling of Ventour by Frédéric Mistral (1830–1914)
From ‘The Schoolmistress’ by William Shenstone (1714–1763)
A Scotch Song by Joanna Baillie (1762–1851)
The Sea by Bryan Waller Procter (Barry Cornwall) (1787–1874)
A Sea Child by Bliss Carman (1861–1929)
The Seafarer—Anglo-Saxon Literature
Sea-Fever by John Masefield (1878–1967)
The Sea, I by Richard Henry Stoddard (1825–1903)
The Sea, II by Richard Henry Stoddard (1825–1903)
The Sea-Limits by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882)
Sea Longings by Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836–1907)
Sea Song by Charles Dibdin (1745–1814)
Seaward by Celia Laighton Thaxter (1835–1894)
Seaweed by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
The Second-Sight by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882)
The Secretary by Matthew Prior (1664–1721)
Song: ‘See how from the meadows pass’ by Konrad von Würzburg (1220?–1287)
Seeking by Mathilde Blind (1841–1896)
The Seer by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
See’st Thou the Sea? by Emanuel Geibel (1815–1884)
From ‘Sejanus’ by Ben Jonson (1572–1637)
Selected Ghazals or Odes by Hafez (c. 1325–c. 1389)
Selected Sonnets by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Selected Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
Selections by Philemon (c. 368–c. 264 B.C.)
Selections by Menander (c. 342–c. 292 B.C.)
Self-Dependence by Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)
The Sensitive Plant: Part First by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)
Separation by Joseph von Eichendorff (1788–1857)
Separation by Judah Halevi (c. 1075–1141)
Separation by Sully Prudhomme (René François Armand Prudhomme) (1839–1907)
The Separation of Friends by John Henry Newman (1801–1890)
Sephestia’s Song to her Child by Robert Greene (1558–1592)
Serenade by Jean Pierre Claris de Florian (1755–1794)
Serenade by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
A Serenade by Richard Henry Stoddard (1825–1903)
The Serenade by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787–1862)
The Shadow of the Hand by Richard Henry Stoddard (1825–1903)
A Shadow of the Night by Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836–1907)
From ‘The Shadowy Waters’ by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)
Shameful Death by William Morris (1834–1896)
The Shandon Bells by Francis Sylvester Mahony (Father Prout) (1804–1866)
The Sharing of the Earth by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
She Came and Went by James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)
She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
The Sheep-Washing by James Thomson (1700–1748)
She Is ever Present to him by Petrarch (1304–1374)
Shepherds’ Song by Thomas Heywood (c. 1570–1641)
The Shepherd’s Song on the Lord’s Day by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787–1862)
The Shepherd’s Wife’s Song by Robert Greene (1558–1592)
Sheridan’s Ride by Thomas Buchanan Read (1822–1872)
She Walks in Beauty by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
She Was a Phantom of Delight by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
From ‘The Ship in the Desert’ by Joaquin (Cincinnatus Hiner) Miller (1837–1913)
The Shipwreck by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Shylock and Antonio by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Sick King in Bokhara by Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)
The Sick Man and the Angel by John Gay (1685–1732)
Sic Vos Non Vobis by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
Si Descendero in Infernum, Ades by James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)
Silence is Golden by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
Silent Sorrow by Jāmī (1414–1492)
Silvia by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
A Simile by Matthew Prior (1664–1721)
Similia Similibus by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
A Simple Story by Jacques Jasmin (1798–1864)
Sin and Death by Björnstjerne Björnson (1832–1910)
Since Cleopatra Died” by Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823–1911)
Sonnet: ‘Since there’s no help, come, let us kiss and part’ by Michael Drayton (1563–1631)
The Siren with the Heart of Ice by Jacques Jasmin (1798–1864)
Sir Galahad Achieves the Grail-Quest by The Legend of the Holy Grail
Sir Guyon and the Palmer Visit and Destroy the Bower of Bliss by Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)
Sir Humphrey Gilbert by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
Sir Launcelot’s Tale by The Legend of the Holy Grail
Sir Patrick Spens—The Ballad
Sir Percivale’s Tale to Ambrosius by The Legend of the Holy Grail
Sit Down, Sad Soul” by Bryan Waller Procter (Barry Cornwall) (1787–1874)
Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity by Reginald Heber (1783–1826)
The Skeleton in Armor by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
The Skeleton in the Cupboard by Frederick Locker-Lampson (1821–1895)
Skipper Ireson’s Ride by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
The Sky Is a Drinking-Cup by Richard Henry Stoddard (1825–1903)
The Skylark by James Hogg (1770–1835)
The Slave by Thomas Campbell (1777–1844)
Slave and Philosopher: Anonymous (date undetermined) by The Greek Anthology
Nusaib: The Slave-Mother Sold—Arabic Literature
The Slaying of Owain by Aneirin (fl. Sixth Century)
Sleep by Baltasar del Alcázar (1530–1606)
The Sleep by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
The Sleep-Walking Scene by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Slighted Love by Willem Bilderdijk (1756–1831)
A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
The Smithying of Sigfrid’s Sword by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787–1862)
Smoke by Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)
Society by William Dean Howells (1837–1920)
The Society upon the Stanislaus by Bret Harte (1836–1902)
Sodoma’s ‘Christ Scourged’ by George Edward Woodberry (1855–1930)
Arnaut de Maroill (1170–1200): Softly Sighs the April Air—Provençal Literature (The Troubadours), 1090–1290
Soggarth Aroon by John (1798–1842) and Michael (1796–1874) Banim
A Soldier’s Bride by Ovid (43 B.C.–18 A.D.)
The Soldier’s Dream by Thomas Campbell (1777–1844)
Soliloquy of Sejanus by Ben Jonson (1572–1637)
Soliloquy of Teura by Tahitian Literature
The Solitary Reaper by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
Solitude by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
Solomon and the Ant by Sir Edwin Arnold (1832–1904)
Solon Speaks his Mind to the Athenians by Solon (c. 630–560 B.C.)
So Near and Yet So Far by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
Song, by Glycine by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)
A Song: for Music by Thomas Hood (1799–1845)
Song for the Crowning of Pomare by Tahitian Literature
A Song from the Suds by Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888)
The Song of Fionn—Celtic Literature
Song of Lament by Sándor Petőfi (1823–1849)
Song of Reproof by Tahitian Literature
Extracts from ‘The Song of the Bell’ by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
Song of the Bower by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882)
The Song of the Camp by Bayard Taylor (1825–1878)
Song of the Chattahoochee by Sidney Lanier (1842–1881)
The Song of the Cider by Josiah Gilbert Holland (1819–1881)
The Song of the Cossack by Francis Sylvester Mahony (Father Prout) (1804–1866)
The Song of the Field-Marshal by Ernst Moritz Arndt (1769–1860)
A Song of the Future by Sidney Lanier (1842–1881)
Song of the Ichthyosaurus by Joseph Viktor von Scheffel (1826–1886)
Song of the “Marner”—Anonymous
The Song of the Nine Singers by Giordano Bruno (1548–1600)
Song of the Open Road by Walt Whitman (1819–1892)
Song of the Pair in Paradise by John Milton (1608–1674)
The Song of the Pirate by José de Espronceda (1808–1842)
Song of the Sea by William Maginn (1794–1842)
The Song of the Shirt by Thomas Hood (1799–1845)
Song of the Sirens by William Browne (c. 1590–c. 1645)
The Song of Wandering Ængus by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)
Songs of Hiddigeigei, the Tom-Cat by Joseph Viktor von Scheffel (1826–1886)
The Songs of Summer by Mathilde Blind (1841–1896)
Song: Spring and Winter by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Songs to the Harp by Egyptian Literature
Song: Take, Oh! Take by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Song to Celia by Ben Jonson (1572–1637)
The Sonnet by Richard Watson Gilder (1844–1909)
From John Kollar—Sonnet by Sir John Bowring (1792–1872)
Sonnet Found in Laura’s Tomb by Petrarch (1304–1374)
Sonnets by John Masefield (1878–1967)
Sonnets by George Henry Boker (1823–1890)
Sonnets to Cælia by William Browne (c. 1590–c. 1645)
Sonnets to his Mother by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
Sonnets to Stella by Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586)
Sonnet to Britain. “By the Duke of Wellington” by William Edmondstoune Aytoun (1813–1865)
Sorrow—Anonymous
Sorrow by Celia Laighton Thaxter (1835–1894)
Sorrow and Joy by Sándor Petőfi (1823–1849)
A Sorrowful Fytte by Alfred the Great (849–899)
Sorrow’s Barren Grave: Heracleitus (Third Century B.C.) by The Greek Anthology
The Sorrows of Werther by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)
The Soul by Sydney Dobell (1824–1874)
Sound the Loud Timbrel by Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
The Sower by Elisabeth, Queen of Roumania (Carmen Sylva) (1843–1916)
Hymn, ‘The Spacious Firmament’ by Joseph Addison (1672–1719)
The Sparrow’s Nest by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
The Spell by Paul Verlaine (1844–1896)
Spenser’s Imitation of the Opening Lines of the ‘Nature of Things’ by Titus Lucretius Carus (c. 99–c. 55 B.C.)
Spinning by Helen Hunt Jackson (1830–1885)
Song: ‘The Splendor Falls on Castle Walls’ by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
The Spring by Thomas Carew (1595?–1639?)
Spring by Henry Timrod (1828–1867)
From ‘The Spring Festival’ by Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724–1803)
Spring Song by Ludwig Heinrich Christoph Hölty (1748–1776)
Spring Waters by Fyodor Tyutchev (1803–1873)
Stanzas by Thomas Hood (1799–1845)
Stanzas from the Grande Chartreuse by Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)
Stanzas in Memory of the Author of ‘Obermann’ by Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)
Stanzas Written in my Library by Robert Southey (1774–1843)
Starving Armenia by William Watson (1858–1935)
The State by Alcæus (c. 620–c. 580 B.C.)
The Steam Guillotine by Giuseppe Giusti (1809–1850)
The Stirrup Cup by Sidney Lanier (1842–1881)
The Stone-Cutter by Elisabeth, Queen of Roumania (Carmen Sylva) (1843–1916)
The Storm by Alcæus (c. 620–c. 580 B.C.)
The Stormy Petrel by Bryan Waller Procter (Barry Cornwall) (1787–1874)
The Story of Bellario by Francis Beaumont (1584–1616) and John Fletcher (1579–1625)
Strange by Edward Rowland Sill (1841–1887)
Struggle and Peace by Johanna Ambrosius (1854–1939)
Sudden Hope by Richard Dehmel (1863–1920)
Sudden Light by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882)
A Summer Mood by Hamlin Garland (1860–1940)
The Summer Night by Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724–1803)
A Summer Night by Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)
A Summer Night by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard (1823–1902)
A Summing-Up by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Summons by Karl Theodor Körner (1791–1813)
The Summons by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
The Sun and the Brook by Friedrich Rückert (1788–1866)
A Sun-Day Hymn by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
The Sun-God’s Palace by Ovid (43 B.C.–18 A.D.)
The Sunken Crown by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787–1862)
Sunrise by Fyodor Tyutchev (1803–1873)
Sunset by José-Maria de Heredia (1842–1905)
Sunset by Edith Matilda Thomas (1854–1925)
Super Flumina Babylonis by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)
A Supplication by Abraham Cowley (1618–1667)
Suspiria Noctis by Henry Howard Brownell (1820–1872)
Svanhvit’s Colloquy by Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom (1790–1855)
The Swallow by Anacreon (582–485 B.C.)
The Swan by Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804–1877)
Sweet and Twenty by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Sweet are the Thoughts by Robert Greene (1558–1592)
Song: ‘Sweetest Love, I do not go’ by John Donne (1572–1631)
Sweetheart, Sigh No More by Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836–1907)
Sweet Music by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Sweet William’s Farewell to Black-Eyed Susan by John Gay (1685–1732)
Sweet William’s Ghost—The Ballad
The Sword-Bearer by George Henry Boker (1823–1890)
Sword Song by Karl Theodor Körner (1791–1813)
Sylvia by Giacomo Leopardi (1798–1837)
Syrinx by Edith Matilda Thomas (1854–1925)
Tale. How the Devil Took to Himself an Old Wife by Hans Sachs (1494–1576)
  
From ‘Tamburlaine’ by Christopher Marlowe (1564–1593)
Tam o’ Shanter by Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Tampa Robins by Sidney Lanier (1842–1881)
Tancred in Ignorance Slays Clorinda by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
Tartarus and the Styx by Hesiod (fl. Eighth Century B.C.)
Song: ‘Tears, Idle Tears’ by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
Telling the Bees by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
The Temples of Venus, Mars, and Diana by Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1340–1400)
Tennyson by Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836–1907)
Tennyson by Henry van Dyke (1852–1933)
Terrors of Conscience by Juvenal (c. 55–127)
Tertium Quid by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
A Test of Love by Matthew Prior (1664–1721)
Thanatopsis by William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)
Thangbrand the Priest by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
A Thanksgiving by Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
Song—That Women are but Men’s Shadows by Ben Jonson (1572–1637)
Theogony—Accadian-Babylonian and Assyrian Literature
There Is a God by Daniel Defoe (1661?–1731)
There Is a Land of Pure Delight by Isaac Watts (1674–1748)
A Song: ‘There is ever a song somewhere, my dear’ by James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916)
There Is No God by Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)
Choric Song: ‘There is sweet music here that softer falls’ by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
There Was a Time when I Was Very Little by Jens Baggesen (1764–1826)
They are All Gone by Henry Vaughan (1621–1695)
The Thistle and the Rose by William Dunbar (1460?–1520?)
Madrigal: ‘This world a-hunting is’ by William Drummond of Hawthornden (1585–1649)
Thompson of Angel’s by Bret Harte (1836–1902)
Thoreau’s Flute by Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888)
Thou Art, O God” by Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
Thou Didst Delight My Eyes by Robert Bridges (1844–1930)
Thought and Existence by Parmenides (fl. early Fifth Century B.C.)
Thoughts at a Railway Station by Charles Stuart Calverley (1831–1884)
Thou Hidden Love of God, Whose Height by John Wesley (1703–1791)
Thou Reason’st Well by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
Thou Very Present Aid by Charles Wesley (1707–1788)
An Thou Were My Ain Thing by Allan Ramsay (1686–1758)
Thou Whom My Soul Admires Above by Isaac Watts (1674–1748)
The Three Enemies by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)
Three Ghazals or Odes (Clarke trans.) by Hafez (c. 1325–c. 1389)
Three Ghazals or Odes (McCarthy trans.) by Hafez (c. 1325–c. 1389)
The Three Ravens—The Ballad
The Three Stars by Karl Theodor Körner (1791–1813)
The Three Treasures by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)
Three Years She Grew in Sun and Shower by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
From the ‘Threnody’ by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)
Threnody by Bion of Smyrna (fl. c. 100 B.C.)
Threnos by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Throstle by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
Thunder by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729–1781)
A Thunderstorm by Archibald Lampman (1861–1899)
The Tiger by William Blake (1757–1827)
Time by Vincenzo da Filicaia (1642–1707)
Time Is Fleeting by Simonides (c. 556–468 B.C.)
The Time I’ve Lost in Wooing by Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
Time, Real and Imaginary by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)
Time’s Glory by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
‘’Tis Noon; the Light is Fierce’ by José-Maria de Heredia (1842–1905)
Tis the Last Rose of Summer by Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
To —— by Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837)
To —— by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)
To —— by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787–1862)
To a Child of Quality by Matthew Prior (1664–1721)
From ‘To a Comrade’ by Alfred de Musset (1810–1857)
To a Coquette by Thomas Campion (1567–1620)
To a Coy Maiden: Asclepiades (286 B.C.) by The Greek Anthology
To a Friend by Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)
To a Gentleman by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)
To a Lady by Matthew Prior (1664–1721)
To a Lady by Voltaire (1694–1778)
To a Lady who Wished to Behold Marot by Clément Marot (1496–1544)
To a Millionaire by Archibald Lampman (1861–1899)
To a Mountain Daisy by Robert Burns (1759–1796)
To a Mouse by Robert Burns (1759–1796)
Sonnet: To Angelette by Pierre de Ronsard (1524–1585)
To an Impromptu of Chopin by Gabriele D’Annunzio (1863–1938)
To Aphrodite by Sappho (fl. c. 610–580 B.C.)
To a Skylark by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)
A Madrigal: To Astræa by Pierre de Ronsard (1524–1585)
To Aurora by Giosuè Carducci (1835–1907)
To Autumn by John Keats (1795–1821)
To a Violet by Ludwig Heinrich Christoph Hölty (1748–1776)
To a Waterfowl by William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)
To a Young Lady by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
To Caius Cilnius Mæcenas by Propertius (c. 50–c. 16 B.C.)
To Calvus in Bereavement by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84–c. 54 B.C.)
To Carnations by Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
To Cassandra by Pierre de Ronsard (1524–1585)
A Toccata of Galuppi’s by Robert Browning (1812–1889)
To Cerinthus, on his Birthday by Tibullus (c. 55–19 B.C.)
To Chloe by Horace (65–8 B.C.)
To Cynthia by Propertius (c. 50–c. 16 B.C.)
To Cyriack Skinner by John Milton (1608–1674)
To Daffodils by Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
To Daisies, not to Shut so Soon by Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
To Edmund Clerihew Bentley by G. K. Chesterton (1874–1936)
To Evening by William Collins (1721–1759)
To Find God by Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
To Francesca by Thomas William Parsons (1819–1892)
To Geeraert Vossius: On the Loss of his Son by Joost van den Vondel (1587–1679)
To God the Compassionate by Jalāl-ad-dīn Rūmī (1207–1273)
To Hampstead by Leigh Hunt (1784–1859)
To Hartley Coleridge—Six Years Old by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
To H. C. by Sir Henry Taylor (1800–1886)
To Helen by Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)
To His Book by Horace (65–8 B.C.)
To his Sister by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
The Emperor Hadrian (76–138): To his Soul—Roman Poets of the Later Empire
To His Wife—Written in Upper India by Reginald Heber (1783–1826)
The Toilet of an Exquisite by Giuseppe Parini (1729–1799)
To Italy by Vincenzo da Filicaia (1642–1707)
To Keep a True Lent by Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
To Laura by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
Told by a Brahmin by Friedrich Rückert (1788–1866)
To Leonora of Esté by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
To Leuconoë by Horace (65–8 B.C.)
To M—— by Adam Mickiewicz (1798–1855)
Song: To Marie by Pierre de Ronsard (1524–1585)
From ‘The Tomb of Burns’ by William Watson (1858–1935)
Tom Bowling by Charles Dibdin (1745–1814)
To Meadows by Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
To Molière by Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (1636–1711)
To Mrs. Eliz. Wheeler by Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
To Mrs. Siddons by Joanna Baillie (1762–1851)
To my Dear Friend, Master Benjamin Jonson, upon His ‘Fox’ by Francis Beaumont (1584–1616)
To My Dear Friend Mr. Congreve by John Dryden (1631–1700)
To My Grandmother by Frederick Locker-Lampson (1821–1895)
To My Lamp by Alphonse de Lamartine (1790–1869)
To my Lyre by José Zorrilla y Moral (1817–1893)
To My Ring by Paul Fleming (1609–1640)
To Myself by Paul Fleming (1609–1640)
To my Wife: An Invitation to a Journey by Statius (c. 45–c. 96 A.D.)
To Night by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)
Too Late by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik (1826–1887)
To Pépa by Alfred de Musset (1810–1857)
To Phidyle by Horace (65–8 B.C.)
To Primroses Filled with Morning Dew by Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
To Quintus Dellius by Horace (65–8 B.C.)
To Rienzi, Beseeching him to Restore to Rome her Ancient Liberty by Petrarch (1304–1374)
To Rome by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
The Tortoise and the Hare by Babrius (c. Second Century A.D.)
To Satan by Giosuè Carducci (1835–1907)
To Schelling by August, Graf von Platen (1796–1835)
To Sleep by Statius (c. 45–c. 96 A.D.)
To Spain by José Zorrilla y Moral (1817–1893)
To Spain: An Elegy by José de Espronceda (1808–1842)
To Tarquinia Molza by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
To Thaliarchus by Horace (65–8 B.C.)
To the Beloved by Sappho (fl. c. 610–580 B.C.)
To the Blackbird of Derrycarn by Ossian and Ossianic Poetry
To the Body by Coventry Patmore (1823–1896)
To the Cuckoo by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
To the Duke Alphonso by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
To the Duke of Ferrara by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
To the Fountain of Vaucluse—Contemplations of Death by Petrarch (1304–1374)
To the Fringed Gentian by William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)
To the Grasshopper and the Cricket by Leigh Hunt (1784–1859)
To the Memory of my Beloved Master, William Shakespeare by Ben Jonson (1572–1637)
To the Month of Mary by Alfonso X of Castile (1221–1284)
To the Muse by Propertius (c. 50–c. 16 B.C.)
To the Passing Saint: Christmas by Eugene Field (1850–1895)
To the Past by William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)
To the Princes of Italy, Exhorting them to Set her Free by Petrarch (1304–1374)
To the Princesses of Ferrara by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
To the Princess Leonora When Forbidden by Her Physicians to Sing by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
To the Princess Leonora Written Soon After the Poet’s Arrival at Ferrara by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
To the Princess Lucretia by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
To the Queen of Navarre by Clément Marot (1496–1544)
To the Reader by Sully Prudhomme (René François Armand Prudhomme) (1839–1907)
To the Rose upon the Rood of Time by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)
To the Ship of State by Horace (65–8 B.C.)
To the Small Celandine by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
To the Tragedian Rossi by José-Maria de Heredia (1842–1905)
To the Unknown God by Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)
To the Virgin Mary by Petrarch (1304–1374)
To the Water-Crowfoot by William Barnes (1801–1886)
To Toussaint L’Ouverture by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
To Tullus by Propertius (c. 50–c. 16 B.C.)
Toujours Amour by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833–1908)
To Ulla by Carl Michael Bellman (1740–1795)
To Violets by Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
To Virgil by Horace (65–8 B.C.)
To Will. H. Low by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)
To Young by Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724–1803)
The Toys by Coventry Patmore (1823–1896)
From the ‘Tragedy of Man’ by Imre Madách (1823–1864)
A Transformation by Ovid (43 B.C.–18 A.D.)
Translation of a Romaic Song by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Translation of the 137th Psalm by Francis Bacon (1561–1626)
Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)
The Treasures of the Deep by Felicia Dorothea Hemans (1793–1835)
The Tree by Jones Very (1813–1880)
A Trial of Orthodoxy by William Watson (1858–1935)
Sa’d, son of Malik, of the Kais Tribe: A Tribesman’s Valor—Arabic Literature
The Tribute of Noménoë by Hersart de la Villemarqué (1815–1895)
Sonnet: ‘The tricks of pleasing thou hast aye disdained’ by Adam Mickiewicz (1798–1855)
Trinity Sunday by Reginald Heber (1783–1826)
Prologue of ‘Trinummus’ by Plautus (c. 254–184 B.C.)
Triolet by Henry Cuyler Bunner (1855–1896)
The Triumph of Christianity by Zygmunt Krasiński (1812–1859)
The Triumph of Dullness by Alexander Pope (1688–1744)
The Trojan Elders and Helen by Homer (fl. 850 B.C.)
From ‘The Trojan Women’ by Euripides (c. 480–406 B.C.)
Tropic Rain by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)
The Tropics Vanish” by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)
True Beauty by Francis Beaumont (1584–1616)
The Trumpet by Sir Edwin Arnold (1832–1904)
Truth—Ballade of Good Counsel by Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1340–1400)
Tryst by Afanasy Fet (Shenshin) (1820–1892)
The Tunny Fishing by Frédéric Mistral (1830–1914)
The Turk in Armenia by William Watson (1858–1935)
The Turnstile by William Barnes (1801–1886)
Tuscan Cypress by Agnes Mary Frances Robinson (1857–1944)
The Twa Brothers—The Ballad
Twenty-Eight and Twenty-Nine by Winthrop Mackworth Praed (1802–1839)
Twilight by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Two by Friedrich von Bodenstedt (1819–1892)
The Two Brides by Richard Henry Stoddard (1825–1903)
The Two Butterflies by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Two Chords by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84–c. 54 B.C.)
The Two Doves by Jean de La Fontaine (1621–1695)
Two Fragments by Solon (c. 630–560 B.C.)
The Two Knights in Search for Rinaldo Reach the Fortunate Island, and Discover the Fountain of Laughter by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
Two Lovers by Eduard Mörike (1804–1875)
The Two Muses by Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724–1803)
The Two Songs by William Blake (1757–1827)
The Two Things Needful by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
  
Ulalume by Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)
Ulysses by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
Ulysses and Calypso by Stephen Phillips (1868–1915)
Ulysses and Nausicaa by George Chapman (1559?–1634)
Umbricius’s Farewell to Rome by Juvenal (c. 55–127)
Unchanging by Friedrich von Bodenstedt (1819–1892)
The Undertaking by John Donne (1572–1631)
Under the Greenwood Tree by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Alba—Unknown Author (Twelfth Century): Under the Hawthorns—Provençal Literature (The Troubadours), 1090–1290
Under the Moon by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)
Under the Pressure of Care or Poverty by Hans Sachs (1494–1576)
Une Marquise by Henry Austin Dobson (1840–1921)
The Universal Prayer by Alexander Pope (1688–1744)
The Universal Shyp by Sebastian Brant (1458–1521)
The Universe by William Drummond of Hawthornden (1585–1649)
The Unkindest Cut by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
The Unknown Course by Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)
Unknown Friends by Sully Prudhomme (René François Armand Prudhomme) (1839–1907)
The Unlike Children of Eve by Hans Sachs (1494–1576)
Unplaced Fragments by Ennius (239–169 B.C.)
Unpopularity of Tragedy by Plautus (c. 254–184 B.C.)
Unseen Spirits by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806–1867)
The Unsleeping by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts (1860–1943)
’Umar ibn Rabí’a: The Unveiled Maid—Arabic Literature
Up at a Villa—Down in the City by Robert Browning (1812–1889)
Up-Hill by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)
  
A Valediction Forbidding Mourning by John Donne (1572–1631)
Vale of Tears by Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
The Valley of the Black Pig by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)
Vanity Fair by Alexis (c. 375–c. 287 B.C.)
From ‘The Vanity of Human Wishes’ by Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)
Vaucluse has Become to him a Scene of Pain by Petrarch (1304–1374)
The Veery by Henry van Dyke (1852–1933)
al-Find: Vengeance—Arabic Literature
Vengeance on the Traitors by Sir Henry Taylor (1800–1886)
Venice by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Venice by August, Graf von Platen (1796–1835)
Venice by John Addington Symonds (1840–1893)
Vergiss Mein Nicht by Alfred de Musset (1810–1857)
Verses by Sir John Suckling (1609–1642)
Verses from an Epithalamium by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84–c. 54 B.C.)
The Vesper Bells by Ivan Kozlov (1779–1840)
The Vesper Hymn of Abelard by Peter Abelard (1079–1142) and Héloïse d’Argenteuil (1090?/1100?–1164)
The Veterans by Théophile Gautier (1811–1872)
Veteran Sirens by Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869–1935)
The Vicar by Winthrop Mackworth Praed (1802–1839)
The Victory of Orpheus by The Argonautic Legend
Vigil by Richard Dehmel (1863–1920)
The Viking Code by Esaias Tegnér (1782–1846)
The Village Blacksmith by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
The Village Girl by Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804–1877)
The Village Schoolmaster by Willem Bilderdijk (1756–1831)
Vineta by Wilhelm Müller (1794–1827)
Violet by William Winter (1836–1917)
Virtue by George Herbert (1593–1633)
Virtue Coy and Hard to Win by Simonides (c. 556–468 B.C.)
Vision of a Fair Woman—Celtic Literature
The Vision of Cassandra by Æschylus (c. 525–456 B.C.)
The Vision of Sir Launfal by James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)
The Vision of the Future by Virgil (70–19 B.C.)
Visions by Charles Stuart Calverley (1831–1884)
Vita Nuova by William Watson (1858–1935)
Dirge from ‘Vittoria Corombona’ by John Webster (c. 1580–1634)
The Voiceless by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
Voices from the Tomb by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
Song from ‘Volpone’ by Ben Jonson (1572–1637)
Voluntary Exile by August, Graf von Platen (1796–1835)
A Vow by Sándor Petőfi (1823–1849)
  
Waiting by John Burroughs (1837–1921)
The Waking of Brunhilde on the Hindfell by Sigurd—The Eddas (Icelandic; Ninth to Thirteenth Centuries)
Walled Out by Jane Barlow (1857–1917)
From ‘Wallenstein’s Death’ by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
The Walrus and the Carpenter by Lewis Carroll (1832–1898)
From ‘The Wanderer’—Anglo-Saxon Literature
From Prologue to ‘The Wanderer’ by E. Robert Bulwer, Lord Lytton (Owen Meredith) (1831–1891)
Wanderer’s Night Songs by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
From ‘The Wanderer’s Storm Song’ by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
The Wandering Knight’s Song by John Gibson Lockhart (1794–1854)
From ‘The Wanderings of Oisin’ by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)—Celtic Literature
From ‘The Wanderings of Oisin’ by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)
Wanted by Josiah Gilbert Holland (1819–1881)
The Warrior Sām Describes his Victory over a Dragon by Firdawsī (c. 940–1020)
The Washers of the Shroud by James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)
The Watchman by Franz von Dingelstedt (1814–1881)
Watchman! What of the Night? by Sir John Bowring (1792–1872)
The Watch of Boon Island by Celia Laighton Thaxter (1835–1894)
The Way to Arcady by Henry Cuyler Bunner (1855–1896)
The Weary Pund o’ Tow by Joanna Baillie (1762–1851)
Welcome, Sweet Day of Rest by Isaac Watts (1674–1748)
A Welcome to Death by Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864)
Westminster Abbey by Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–1895)
We Twa” by Persius (34–62 A.D.)
Wha’ll Be King but Charlie? by Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne (1766–1845)
From ‘What D’ye Call It?’ by John Gay (1685–1732)
What is Greatness? by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)
What is the German’s Fatherland? by Ernst Moritz Arndt (1769–1860)
What Maids Lack by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
What Mr. Robinson Thinks by James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)
When Daffodils Begin to Peer by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
When First You Went” by Harriet Prescott Spofford (1835–1921)
Song: ‘When from the sod the flowerets spring’ by Walther von der Vogelweide (c. 1170–c. 1230)
When from thy Shame by Nikolay Nekrasov (1821–1877)
Song: ‘When I am dead, my dearest’ by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)
When I beneath the Cold Red Earth am Sleeping by William Motherwell (1797–1835)
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross by Isaac Watts (1674–1748)
When Lilacs Last in the Door-Yard Bloomed by Walt Whitman (1819–1892)
Song: ‘When love in the faint heart trembles’ by George Edward Woodberry (1855–1930)
When Maggy Gangs Away by James Hogg (1770–1835)
When Phyllis Laughs by John Hay (1838–1905)
When She Comes Home by James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916)
When the Frost is on the Punkin by James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916)
When the Kye Comes Hame by James Hogg (1770–1835)
Wherefore? by Semyon Nadson (1862–1887)
Where Is Fancy Bred? by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Where to Find True Joy by Alfred the Great (849–899)
White and Red by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
A White Rose by John Boyle O’Reilly (1844–1890)
The White Squall by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)
Whitsun Eve by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)
Whoever Beholds her must Admit that his Praises cannot Reach Laura’s Perfection by Petrarch (1304–1374)
Who Knows Where by Detlev von Liliencron (1844–1909)
Song: ‘Why so pale and wan, fond lover?’ by Sir John Suckling (1609–1642)
Widow Machree by Samuel Lover (1797–1868)
The Widow’s Mite by Frederick Locker-Lampson (1821–1895)
Wife and Sword by Sándor Petőfi (1823–1849)
The Wife of Usher’s Well—The Ballad
A Wife’s Influence by George Croly (1780–1860)
Wild Geese by Celia Laighton Thaxter (1835–1894)
From ‘The Wild Mare in the Desert’ by Alfred de Musset (1810–1857)
William and Helen by Gottfried August Bürger (1747–1794)
Will She Come? by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
Will Ye No Come Back Again? by Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne (1766–1845)
Wind and Wave by Coventry Patmore (1823–1896)
Wine versus Water by Cratinus (Fifth Century B.C.)
Wine by Friedrich von Bodenstedt (1819–1892)
The Wine of the Gauls and the Dance of the Sword by Hersart de la Villemarqué (1815–1895)
Winter by Matthias Claudius (1740–1815)
Winter In-Doors by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
The Winter Pear by William Allingham (1824–1889)
Winter Sleep by Edith Matilda Thomas (1854–1925)
Winter Song by Ludwig Heinrich Christoph Hölty (1748–1776)
A Winter’s Tale by Joseph Rodman Drake (1795–1820)
Winter Uplands by Archibald Lampman (1861–1899)
The Winter Walk at Noon by William Cowper (1731–1800)
Wisdom by Coventry Patmore (1823–1896)
Wisdom and Knowledge by Friedrich von Bodenstedt (1819–1892)
Wishing: Anonymous (date undetermined) by The Greek Anthology
Song: ‘With the graceful corn upspringing’ by Steinmar (13th Century)
The Wives of Weinsberg by Gottfried August Bürger (1747–1794)
The Wolf and the Dog by Jean de La Fontaine (1621–1695)
The Woman and her Maid-Servants by Babrius (c. Second Century A.D.)
A Woman’s Love by John Hay (1838–1905)
From ‘Woman’s Love and Life’ by Adelbert von Chamisso (1781–1838)
A Woman’s Question by Adelaide Anne Procter (1825–1864)
Women by Susarion (Sixth Century B.C.)
A Wondrous Likeness by William Watson (1858–1935)
Woo’d and Married and A’ by Joanna Baillie (1762–1851)
The Woodland by Emanuel Geibel (1815–1884)
From ‘The Woods of Westermain’ by George Meredith (1828–1909)
The Woodspurge by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882)
The Wood-Wax by Jones Very (1813–1880)
The Wooing of Megara by Seneca (c. 4 B.C.–65 A.D.)
al-Hariri: The Words of Hareth ibn-Hammam—Arabic Literature
From ‘Wordsworth’s Grave’ by William Watson (1858–1935)
The Work-Girl by Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804–1877)
The World Is Too Much with Us by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
Worldly Wisdom by Theognis (fl. Sixth Century B.C.)
The World’s a Bubble by Francis Bacon (1561–1626)
Worth of Women by Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)
Song: ‘Would I the lofty spirit melt’ by Wolfram von Eschenbach (c. 1170–c. 1220)
Would You Be Young Again? by Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne (1766–1845)
Song: ‘Would you know what’s soft?’ by Thomas Carew (1595?–1639?)
The Wrath of Camilla by Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)
The Wreck of the Hesperus by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
The Wreck of the “Julie Plante” by William Henry Drummond (1854–1907)
Written in Sickness at Corcyra by Tibullus (c. 55–19 B.C.)
Sonnet: Written on a Blank Page in Shakespeare’s Poems by John Keats (1795–1821)
  
The Yankee Girl by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
Ya Perezhil Svoï Zhelanya by Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837)
The Yarn of the “Loch Achray” by John Masefield (1878–1967)
The Yarn of the Nancy Bell by William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)
Song: ‘Ye Little birds that sit and sing’ by Thomas Heywood (c. 1570–1641)
The Yellow Moon by Richard Henry Stoddard (1825–1903)
Ye Mariners of England by Thomas Campbell (1777–1844)
Yesterday and To-morrow by John Boyle O’Reilly (1844–1890)
You Are Old, Father William by Lewis Carroll (1832–1898)
Song: ‘You know the old Hidalgo’ by Richard Henry Stoddard (1825–1903)
The Young Captive by André Chénier (1762–1794)
The Young Cocks by Babrius (c. Second Century A.D.)
The Young Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
Youth and Age by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)
Youth and Age by Charles Kingsley (1819–1875)
Youth and Calm by Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)
The Youth of Buddha by Sir Edwin Arnold (1832–1904)
Yule-Log Ceremony—Myths and Folk-Lore of the Aryan Peoples
  
Zara’s Earrings by John Gibson Lockhart (1794–1854)
’Umar ibn Rabí’a: Zeynab at the Ka’bah—Arabic Literature
Zulīkhā’s First Dream by Jāmī (1414–1492)
Zummer an’ Winter by William Barnes (1801–1886)

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