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The Oxford anthology of English literature, general editors: Frank Kermode and John Hollander

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The Oxford anthology of English literature
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general editors: Frank Kermode and John Hollander
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A fully-annotated, two-volume work which presents the major literary achievements of English writers from the medieval period to the twentieth century together with examples of art from each era
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1919-2010
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  • Great Britain
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Contents
  • v. 1. The Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.--v. 2. 1800 to the present
  • from The bestiary.
  • Of the fox
  • Of the cock
  • from The history of Reynard the Fox
  • William Caxton
  • Canterbury tales.
  • The wife of Bath's prologue and tale
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • from Gesta Romanorum.
  • Of hanging
  • v. 1.
  • Application
  • Canterbury tales.
  • The franklin's prologue and tale
  • The pardoner's prologue and tale
  • Retraction
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Shorter poems.
  • Gentilesse
  • Truth
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • from The parliament of fowls.
  • Roundel
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • from Troilus and Criseyde.
  • Cantus Troili
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • from The legend of good women.
  • Balade
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • To Rosemounde
  • Medieval English literature.
  • The complaint of Chaucer to his purse
  • To Adam, his scribe
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Sir Gawain and the green knight
  • from The vision of Piers Plowman.
  • The prologue
  • Passus I
  • The Wakefield second shepherds' play
  • Everyman
  • Canterbury tales.
  • General prologue
  • The Miller's prologue and tale
  • The Nun's priest's prologue and tale
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Seperated lovers
  • Western wind
  • He is far
  • I have a young sister
  • The maid of the moor
  • The Agincourt carol
  • Bring us in goode ale
  • I have set my heart so high
  • All too late
  • Divine love
  • v. 1.
  • I sing of a maiden
  • Adam lay ybounden
  • Corpus Christi carol
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Medieval English literature.
  • Medieval English lyrics.
  • Spring (Lenten is come-- )
  • Now springs the spray
  • Summer is ycumen in
  • Alison
  • The wife of Usher's well
  • The unquiet grave
  • Lord Randal
  • The three ravens
  • The birth of Robin Hood
  • Sir Patrick Spence
  • v. 1.
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Medieval English literature.
  • Popular ballads.
  • The cherry-tree carol
  • The wee wee man
  • The two magicians
  • The carpenter's wife (The demon lover)
  • William Caxton
  • from Aeneid.
  • Preface
  • William Caxton
  • Lament for the makers
  • William Dunbar
  • from Colin Clout
  • from Philip Sparrow
  • from The tunning of Elinor Rumming
  • John Skelton
  • v. 1.
  • from The garland of Laurel.
  • To Mistress Margery Wentworth
  • To Mistress Margaret Hussey
  • John Skelton
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Medieval English literature.
  • from Morte Darthur.
  • The birth of Arthur and the sword in the stone
  • The death of Arthur
  • Thomas Malory
  • The proem to the Canterbury tales
  • The land of Cokaygne
  • Thomas the Rhymer
  • from Mandeville's travels
  • from Troilus and Criseyde.
  • Book 5, The finale
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • from The divine comedy.
  • Paradise
  • Dante
  • v. 1.
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Medieval English literature.
  • The other world : paradise.
  • from Genesis 2:8-22
  • from The phoenix
  • from The romance of the rose
  • Guillaume de Lorris
  • from Painter's manual
  • Carel van Mander
  • from Ovid's Metamorphosis
  • George Sandys
  • from Miscellany.
  • The tale of Pygmalion with conclusion upon the bearty of his love
  • Tottel
  • from the Metamorphosis of Pygmalion's image
  • John Marston
  • from Mythomystes
  • v. 1.
  • Henry Reynolds
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • The Renaissance.
  • The Renaissance Ovid.
  • from Ovid's Metamorphoses
  • Arthur Golding
  • from Ovid, his book of metamorphose
  • William Caxton
  • The Psalms in English verse (Psalm 137).
  • from the King James authorized version
  • from the second Wycliffte version
  • from the Geneva Bible
  • from the Douay-Rheims version
  • The Psalms in English verse (Psalm 137)
  • Thomas Sternhold and John Hopkins ;
  • The Countess of Pembroke ;
  • Thomas Campion ;
  • Francis Bacon ;
  • v. 1.
  • Richard Crashaw ;
  • Thomas Carew ;
  • Sir John Denham ;
  • Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • The Renaissance.
  • The English bible (1 Corinthians 13).
  • from The second Wycliffte version
  • from Tyndale's translation
  • from the great Bible
  • from the Geneva Bible
  • v. 1.
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • The Renaissance.
  • The New world.
  • from The decades of the New world or West India
  • from A brief and true report
  • from Drake's account
  • Thomas More
  • from The life of John Picus, Earl of Mirandola
  • Thomas More
  • from The history of King Richard III.
  • The young king and his brother murdered
  • Thomas More
  • from The life of Sir Thomas More
  • William Roper
  • from The book named the governor
  • Thomas Elyot
  • v. 1.
  • from The book of the courtier
  • Baldassare Castiglione-Sir Thomas Hoby
  • from The schoolmaster
  • Roger Ascham
  • The agèd lover renounceth love
  • Thomas, Lord Vaux
  • The garden
  • Nicholas Grimald
  • Tichborne's elegy
  • Chidiock Tichborne
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • A song from Ovid
  • Anonymous
  • Shadow and substance
  • Anonymous
  • The burning babe
  • Robert Southwell
  • Hark, all ye lovely saints
  • Anonymous
  • Litany in time of plague
  • Autumn
  • The Renaissance.
  • Thomas Nashe
  • A peddler's song
  • Anonymous
  • I find no peace
  • My galley charged with forgetfulness
  • Farewell, love
  • The long love that in my thought doth harbour
  • Blame not my lute
  • My lute, awake!
  • Whoso list to hunt
  • The English humanists.
  • They flee from me
  • Thomas Wyatt
  • Alas, so all things now do hold their peace
  • from Virgil's Aeneid
  • Love that doth reign and live within my thought
  • from The bishops' Bible
  • from the Douay-Rheims version
  • from The King James authorized version
  • Henry Howard
  • Ye goatherd gods
  • from Utopia.
  • from Old Arcadia
  • from Astrophel and Stella
  • from Defence of Poesie
  • Philip Sidney
  • from Caelica
  • Chorus sacerdotum
  • Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke
  • from Book I, Utopian communism
  • from Book II, Utopian contempt for gold
  • Utopian marriage customs
  • from The faerie queene.
  • A letter of the authors
  • from Book I, II, III, IV, V, VI
  • from Two cantos of mutability
  • Edmund Spenser
  • from Amoretti.
  • I, XV, XVI, LIV, LXIII, LXIV, LXXV
  • Edmund Spenser
  • Epithalamion
  • Edmund Spenser
  • v. 1.
  • from The history of the world
  • A description of love
  • Answer to Marlowe
  • On the life of man
  • Walter Ralegh
  • from Hero and Leander
  • from Homer's Odyssey.
  • The gardens of Alcinoüs
  • George Chapman
  • Doctor Faustus
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • from Hero and Leander
  • The passionate shepherd to his love
  • Christopher Marlowe
  • Care-charmer sleep
  • A pastoral
  • Samuel Daniel
  • from The muses' Elizium
  • from Idea
  • Michael Drayton
  • from Venus and Adonis
  • The Renaissance.
  • from The rape of Lucrece
  • The phoenix and turtle
  • William Shakespeare
  • from The sonnets.
  • XII, XVIII, XIX, XX, XXIX, XXX, XXXIII, LII, LV, LXIV, LXVI, LXXIII, LXXXVI, LXXXVII, XCIV, SCVII, CVI, CVII, CXVI, CXXI, CXXIX, CXXX, CXXXV, CXXXVIII, CXLIV, CXLVI
  • William Shakespeare
  • Songs from the plays.
  • Tell me where is fancy bred
  • Dirge
  • Dialogue in praise of the owl and cuckoo
  • The English humanists.
  • Who is Silvia?
  • Take, O take those lips aways
  • O mistress mine
  • When that I was and a little tiny boy
  • Under the greenwood tree
  • Blow, blow, thou winter wind
  • Autolycus' song
  • Autolycus as peddler
  • William Shakespeare
  • The tempest
  • from The shepheardes calender
  • William Shakespeare
  • Edmund Spenser
  • from Colin Clouts come home againe
  • Edmund Spenser
  • Beauty, since you so much desire
  • There is a garden in her face
  • Thrice toss these oaken ashes in the air
  • When to her lute Corinna sings
  • Never weather-beaten sail
  • Thomas Campion
  • from Juvenilia.
  • Or paradoxes and problems
  • John Donne
  • Elegy 18, Love's progress
  • v. 1.
  • Elegy 19, To his mistress going to bed
  • John Donne
  • Songs and sonnets.
  • The good morrow
  • The sun rising
  • The canonization
  • Lovers' infiniteness
  • Song
  • A fever
  • Air and angels
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • The anniversary
  • The dream
  • A valediction : of weeping
  • Love's alchemy
  • The flea
  • A nocturnal upon S. Lucy's Day, being the shortest day
  • The bait
  • The apparition
  • A valediction : forbidding mourning
  • The ecstasy
  • The Renaissance.
  • The funeral
  • Farewell to love
  • The relic
  • Satire 3
  • from The second anniversary
  • John Donne
  • The Holy sonnets.
  • II, IV, V, VI, X, XVIV
  • John Donne
  • Good Friday, 1613, riding westward
  • The English humanists.
  • Hymn to God my God, in my sickness
  • A hymn to God the Father
  • John Donne
  • Devotions upon emergent occasions.
  • from Meditation X
  • Meditation XVII
  • John Donne
  • from A sermon preached at St. Paul's for Easter-Day 1628
  • John Donne
  • To the memory of my beloved, the author Mr. William Shakespeare
  • My sweetest lesbia
  • To the immortal memory and friendship of that noble pair Sir Lucius Cary and Sir H. Morison
  • Ode to himself
  • A fit of rime against rime
  • The hourglass
  • Epigram from Petronius
  • To Penshurst
  • Song (To Celia)
  • To the same
  • Song (To Celia)
  • On my first son
  • Follow your saint
  • Epitaph on S.P. a child of Queen Elizabeth's Chapel
  • To William Roe
  • Inviting a friend to supper
  • Ben Jonson
  • Songs from plays.
  • Slow, slow fresh fount
  • Queen and huntress
  • Clerimont's song
  • Ben Jonson
  • Pleasure reconciled to virtue
  • Rose-cheeked Laura
  • Ben Jonson
  • Madrigal
  • Madrigal
  • On Mary Magdalen
  • William Drummond
  • On the death of Marie, Countess of Pembroke
  • To Pyrrha
  • from Britannia's pastorals
  • William Browne
  • Mistress, since you so much desire
  • Upon love fondly refused for conscience's sake
  • Thomas Randolph
  • On the memory of Mr. Edward King, drowned in the Irish Seas
  • Mark Antony
  • John Cleveland
  • On Chloris walking in the snow
  • William Strode
  • The golden age
  • Richard Fanshawe
  • No platonic love
  • v. 1.
  • William Cartwright
  • A dialogue betwixt time and a pilgrim
  • Aurelian Townshend
  • Dirge
  • James Shirley
  • from Cooper's Hill
  • John Denham
  • from Hesperides.
  • The argument of his book
  • Robert Herrick
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • To the virgins, to make much of time
  • Corinna's going a-maying
  • Upon Julia's clothes
  • Delight in disorder
  • The night-piece, to Julia
  • The mad maid's song
  • To Anthea, who may command him anything
  • Robert Herrick
  • from Noble numbers.
  • The White Island, or, Place of the blessed
  • The Renaissance.
  • Robert Herrick
  • A rapture
  • An elegy upon the death of Doctor Donne, Dean of Paul's
  • Upon a Ribband
  • Thomas Carew
  • The grasshopper
  • La bella bona roba
  • Song (To Lacasta, going to the wars)
  • The snail
  • Love made in the first age : to Chloris
  • Seventeenth-century lyric modes.
  • Richard Lovelace
  • Song (Go, lovely Rose)
  • At Penshurst
  • Of English verse
  • Edmund Waller
  • Ode of wit
  • The grasshopper
  • The praise of Pindar in imitation of Horace his second ode, book 4
  • Abraham Cowley
  • A dialogue between the resolved soul and created pleasure
  • Tom o' Bedlam
  • A dialogue between the soul and body
  • The nymph complaining for the death of her fawn
  • To his coy mistress
  • The definition of love
  • The picture of little T.C. in a prospect of flowers
  • The mower against gardens
  • Damon the mower
  • The mower to the glowworms
  • The garden
  • from Upon Appleton House
  • Anonymous
  • An horatian ode upon Cromwell's return from ireland
  • Andrew Marvell
  • Emblem IV
  • Francis Quarles
  • Easter-wings
  • Our life is hid with Christ in God
  • The pearl
  • The church-floor
  • Aaron
  • Sonnet
  • The pulley
  • The collar
  • A wreath
  • Ana-Mary-Army-gram
  • v. 1.
  • Jordan I
  • Jordan II
  • Paradise
  • Church monuments
  • Prayer I
  • Virtue
  • Love III
  • George Herbert
  • Music's duel
  • The weeper
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • On our crucified Lord, naked and bloody
  • Upon our saviour's tomb wherein never man was laid
  • Upon the infant martyrs
  • from The flaming heart
  • Richard Crashaw
  • Religion
  • The retreat
  • Corruption
  • The world
  • They are all gone into the world of light
  • Seventeenth-century lyric modes.
  • The night
  • Cock-crowing
  • Henry Vaughan
  • Shadows in the water
  • from Centuries of meditations
  • Thomas Traherne
  • L'Allegro
  • Il Penseroso
  • John Milton
  • Sonnets I, VII, VIII, XVII, XVIII, XIX
  • from The temple.
  • John Milton
  • Comus
  • Lycidas
  • John Milton
  • Paradise lost.
  • from Book I, Book II, Book III. Book IV, Book V, Book VII, Book IX, Book X, Book XII
  • John Milton
  • Paradise regained.
  • from Book IV
  • John Milton
  • Love-joy
  • Samson agonistes
  • from Areopagitica
  • John Milton
  • George Herbert
  • The altar
  • Denial
  • from Book I, Chapter 14
  • from Book IV, Chapter I (Ceremony)
  • Richard Hooker
  • from A sermon preached before the King's majesty
  • Lancelot Andrewes
  • from Essays or counsels, civil and moral.
  • Of truth
  • Of death
  • Of love
  • Of innovations
  • v. 1.
  • Of prophecies
  • Of studies
  • Francis Bacon
  • Aphorisms
  • Francis Bacon -- from The wisdom of the ancients.
  • Cupid or the atom
  • Francis Bacon
  • from The new Atlantis
  • Francis Bacon
  • from The anatomy of melancholy.
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Democritus Junior to the reader
  • Division of the body, humours, spirits
  • Of the inward senses
  • Robert Burton
  • Religio Medici.
  • from Part I
  • from Part II
  • Thomas Browne
  • from Hydriotaphia
  • from The garden of Cyrus
  • The development of prose.
  • from Miscellanies
  • from The notebooks
  • Thomas Browne
  • Leviathan.
  • from Chapter II, IV, XI, XIII
  • The answer to Davenant's preface before Gondibert
  • Thomas Hobbes
  • from The life of Dr. John Donne
  • from The life of Mr. George Herbert
  • Izaak Walton
  • from Euphues.
  • The anatomy of wit
  • John Lyly
  • Of the laws of ecclesiastical polity.
  • from Book I, Chapter 3
  • Joseph Hall
  • from The good and the bad
  • Nicholas Breton
  • from Resolves, divine, moral, and political
  • Owen Felltham
  • from The history of the worthies of England.
  • Warwickshire : William Shakespeare
  • Westminster : Benjamin Jonson
  • Cornwall : King Arthur
  • London : Edmund Spenser
  • v. 1.
  • Thomas Fuller
  • from Brief lives.
  • Andrew Marvell
  • Sir Walter Ralegh
  • John Aubrey
  • from The history of the rebellion.
  • The character of Charles I
  • The character of Cromwell
  • Edward Hyde
  • Holy dying.
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • from Consideration of the vanity and shortness of man's life
  • Consideration of the miseries of man's life
  • Jeremy Taylor
  • from Sermons.
  • Children
  • Jeremy Taylor
  • Characters.
  • from His wife : new news and divers more characters
  • Thomas Overbury
  • from Microcosmography
  • John Earle
  • from Characters of virtues and vices
  • John Bunyan
  • from The character of a trimmer.
  • The laws
  • Liberty and the constitution
  • Conclusion
  • George Savile
  • A satire against mankind
  • John Wilmot
  • Absalom and Achitophel
  • Mac Flecknoe
  • v. 1.
  • from Religio laici
  • To the memory of Mr. Oldham
  • Lines on Milton
  • To the pious memory of the accomplished young lady, Mrs. Anne Killigrew
  • A song for St. Cecilia's Day
  • Alexander's feast
  • John Dryden
  • from translations.
  • from Preface to Sylvae (on Lucretius)
  • Lucretius : de rerum natura
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Juvenal
  • John Dryden
  • from Critical prose.
  • The poetic process.
  • Wit and fancy
  • John Dryden
  • from Critical prose.
  • Critical issues.
  • Subplots and compex structure
  • Comedy and farce
  • The restoration and the eighteenth century.
  • Horace and Juvenal
  • John Dryden
  • from Critical prose.
  • Critical judgments.
  • Shakespeare and Jonson
  • Chaucer
  • John Dryden
  • To my dear friend Mr. Congreve
  • John Dryden
  • The way of the world
  • Hudibras.
  • William Congreve
  • from Part I, Canto I
  • Samuel Butler
  • from The pilgrim's progress.
  • From this world to that which is to come
  • Poems.
  • Phyllis, or, The progress of love
  • On Stella's birthday
  • Stella's birthday
  • The day of judgment
  • Cassinus and Peter
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Gulliver's travels.
  • from Travels into several remote nations of the world : a voyage to the country of the Houyhnhnms
  • A letter from Capt. Gulliver to his cousin Sympson
  • v. 1.
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Mary Gulliver to Captain Lemuel Gulliver
  • John Gay and Alexander Pope
  • from The splendid shilling
  • John Philips
  • from The shepherd's week
  • John Gay
  • from Baucis and Philemon
  • John Dryden
  • Baucis and Philemon
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Jonathan Swift
  • An epitaph
  • Matthew Prior
  • The restoration and the eighteenth century.
  • from A full and true account of the battle fought last Friday, between the ancient and modern books in St. James's Library
  • from A tale of a tub
  • An argument against abolishing Christianity in England
  • A modest proposal
  • Jonathan Swift
  • from Epistle II, III
  • Alexander Pope
  • To Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington
  • To a lady
  • Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot
  • The first satire of the second book of Horace
  • Alexander Pope
  • Epilogue to the satires.
  • Dialogue I
  • Dialogue II
  • v. 1.
  • Alexander Pope
  • from the Dunciad.
  • Book the fourth
  • Alexander Pope
  • The beggar's opera
  • John Gay
  • from The true and genuine account of the life and actions of the late Jonathan Wild
  • Daniel Defoe
  • from The history of the life of the late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great
  • Henry Fielding
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • The restoration and the eighteenth century.
  • from An essay on criticism
  • The rape of the lock
  • Elegy to the memory of an unfortunate lady
  • Alexander Pope
  • An essay on man.
  • A description of a city shower
  • Jonathan Swift
  • from Trivia, or, The art of walking the streets of London
  • John Gay
  • The royal exchange
  • Joseph Addison
  • The hours of London
  • Richard Steele
  • from The fable of the bees
  • Bernard Mandeville
  • v. 1.
  • from The fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Moll Flanders
  • Daniel Defoe
  • from A modern glossary
  • Henry Fielding
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • The restoration and the eighteenth century.
  • from The third satire of Juvenal
  • John Dryden
  • from London : a poem
  • Samuel Johnson
  • A description of the morning
  • The vanity of human wishes
  • On the death of Dr. Robert Levet
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from The history of Raselas, Prince of Abyssinia.
  • Chapters VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from The rambler
  • from The idler
  • from The preface to Shakespeare
  • Samuel Johnson
  • v. 1.
  • from The notes to Shakespeare.
  • Falstaff
  • Polonius
  • Lady Macbeth
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from The lives of the poets.
  • Cowley and the metaphysical poets
  • Milton
  • Richard Savage
  • Dryden and Pope
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from Preface to the translation of the Iliad
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire.
  • Chapter III
  • from Chapter XVI
  • Edward Gibbon
  • from A philosophical enquiry into the origin of our ideas of the sublime and beautiful.
  • from Parts II, III, V
  • Edmund Burke
  • The restoration and the eighteenth century.
  • Discourses.
  • The grand style
  • Poetic and literal truth
  • The pleasures of the crime
  • Minute particulars
  • Art and illusion
  • Joshua Reynolds
  • Later eighteenth century.
  • from The journals
  • from The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.
  • from The journal of a tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL. D
  • James Boswell
  • The moralist
  • Anthony Ashley Cooper
  • The pleasures of the imagination
  • Joseph Addison
  • Crossing the Alps
  • Horace Walpool and Thomas Grey
  • from The seasons.
  • from Summer
  • from Winter
  • James Thomson
  • v. 1.
  • from The complaint, or, Night thoughts on life, death and immortality.
  • from Night 1
  • Night VI
  • Edward Young
  • from A journey to the Western Islands
  • Samuel Johnson
  • Ode on the poetical character
  • Ode to evening
  • Ode on the popular superstitions of the Highlands of Scotland
  • William Collins
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Ode on a distant prospect of Eton College
  • Ode on the death of a favourite cat, drowned in a tub of gold fishes
  • Elegy written to a country churchyard
  • The Bard
  • On Lord Holland's seat near Margate, Kent
  • Thomas Gray
  • From Jubilate Agno.
  • Fragment BI
  • Fragment B2
  • Christopher Smart
  • The restoration and the eighteenth century.
  • A song to David
  • Christopher Smart
  • The deserted village
  • Oliver Goldsmith
  • Lines written during a period of insanity
  • On the ice islands seen floating in the German ocean
  • The castaway
  • The task
  • William Cowper
  • The village
  • from Upon the gardens of Epicurus
  • The parish register
  • George Crabbe
  • To a mouse
  • Address to the deil
  • Holy Willie's prayer
  • Tam O'Shanter
  • Green grow the rashes
  • Ae fond kiss
  • A red, red rose
  • Scots wha hae
  • William Temple
  • For a' that and a' that
  • Sense and sensibility
  • Robert Burns
  • The gardens of Alcinous
  • from Windsor Forest
  • Alexander Pope
  • from The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman
  • from A sentimental journey through France and Italy by Mr. Yorick
  • Laurence Sterne
  • v. 1.
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • The restoration and the eighteenth century.
  • Sense and sensibility.
  • from Memoirs of my own life
  • Edward Gibbon
  • from The confessions
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau
  • William Blake
  • from Songs of innocence.
  • Introduction
  • The lamb
  • The little black boy
  • The chimney sweeper
  • The divine image
  • Holy Thursday
  • William Blake
  • from Songs of experience.
  • v. 2.
  • Introduction
  • Earth's answer
  • Holy Thursday
  • The chimney sweeper
  • The sick rose
  • The tyger
  • Ah! Sun-flower
  • London
  • The human abstract
  • To Tirzah
  • Romantic poetry.
  • William Blake
  • The book of Thel
  • The marriage of heaven and hell
  • Vision of the daughters of Albion
  • America a prophecy
  • William Blake
  • from Blake's notebook.
  • Never pain to tell thy love
  • To nobodaddy
  • What is it men in women do require?
  • from Poetical sketches.
  • My spectre around me night & day
  • Mock on mock on Voltaire Rousseau
  • Morning
  • When Klopstock England defied
  • Epigrams
  • The mental traveller
  • The crystal cabinet
  • Auguries of innocence
  • William Blake
  • from The four zoas.
  • To spring
  • Song of Enitharmon
  • Song of Enion
  • Night the ninth being the last judgment
  • William Blake
  • from Milton.
  • Preface
  • Milton's descent
  • The world of Los
  • The vision of Beulah
  • Milton's declaration
  • To the evening star
  • William Blake
  • from Jerusalem the emanation of the giant Albion.
  • The spectre of Urthona
  • The minute particulars
  • The declaration of Los
  • Epilogue from The gates of paradise
  • from A vision of the last judgment
  • William Blake
  • from The letters.
  • To Dr. Trusler 23 August 1799
  • Song
  • To George Cumberland 12 April 1827
  • William Blake
  • Mad song
  • To the muses
  • from Home at Grasmere.
  • Prospectus to The excursion
  • William Wordsworth
  • Lines composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey
  • Nutting
  • William Wordsworth
  • The Lucy poems.
  • Strange fits of passion
  • She dwelt among the untrodden ways
  • Three years she grew in sun and shower
  • v. 2.
  • A slumber did my spirit seal
  • I travelled among unknown men
  • William Wordsworth
  • Lucy Gray
  • Michael
  • My heart leaps up
  • Resolution and independence
  • Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802
  • It is a beauteous evening
  • The world is too much with us
  • Romantic poetry.
  • I wandered lonely as a cloud
  • Ode (Intimations of immortality from recollections of early childhood)
  • She was a phantom of delight
  • Ode to duty
  • The solitary reaper
  • Elegiac stanzas
  • William Wordsworth
  • from The prelude.
  • from Book I, II, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, X, XI, XII, XIV
  • William Wordsworth
  • Lines written in early spring
  • Surprised by joy
  • Composed upon an evening of extraordinary splendour and beauty
  • Mutability
  • Extempore effusion upon the death of James Hogg
  • William Wordsworth
  • Expostulation and reply
  • The tables turned
  • To my sister
  • The ruined cottage
  • William Wordsworth
  • Dejection : an ode
  • Phantom
  • To William Wordsworth
  • On Donne's poetry
  • Limbo
  • Ne plus ultra
  • To nature
  • Epitaph
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • from English bards and Scotch reviewers
  • v. 2.
  • from Lara
  • Stanzas for music
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt.
  • from Canto the third
  • from Canto the fourth
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • Prometheus
  • Darkness
  • from Manfred
  • Romantic poetry.
  • So we'll go no more a-roving
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • from Don Juan.
  • Dedication
  • Selections from Canto I
  • Cantos III, IV, V, VII, IX, XI
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • Stanzas to the Po
  • The vision of judgment
  • On this day I complete my thirty-sixth year
  • Sonnet (To the river otter)
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • from Alastor, or, The spirit of solitude
  • Hymn to intellectual beauty
  • Mont Blanc
  • Ozymandias
  • from Julian and Maddalo
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • from Prometheus unbound.
  • Preface
  • selections from Act I
  • The eolian harp
  • Act II, scene IV
  • Act II, scene V
  • Act III, scene I, II, III
  • Act IV
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • England in 1819
  • Ode to the west wind
  • To a skylark
  • from The sensitive plant
  • Hymn of Apollo
  • The rime of the Ancient Mariner
  • The two spirits : an allegory
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • from Epipsychidion.
  • Three sermons on free love
  • The annihilation of love
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Adonais
  • To night
  • from Hellas
  • With a guitar, to Jane
  • Kubla Khan
  • Lines written in the Bay of Lerici
  • The triumph of life
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Christabel
  • Frost at midnight
  • When I have fears
  • Fraghment of an ode to Maia
  • Hyperion : a fragment
  • The eve of St. Agnes
  • La belle dame sans merci
  • On the sonnet
  • Ode to Psyche
  • Ode to a nightingale
  • Ode on a Grecian urn
  • Ode on melancholy
  • v. 2.
  • The fall of Hyperion : a dream
  • To autumn
  • To-- (Fanny Brawne)
  • Bright star
  • This living hand
  • John Keats
  • Romantic poetry.
  • On first looking into Chapman's Homer
  • On the grasshopper and cricket
  • from Sleep and poetry
  • On the sea
  • In drear-nighted December
  • from Epistle to John Hamilton Reynolds
  • Lately our poets
  • Rose Alymer, 1779-1900
  • Dirce
  • On his seventy-fifth birthday
  • Death stands above me
  • Poem
  • Autumnal song
  • Memory
  • To Wordsworth
  • Walter Savage Landor
  • v. 2.
  • Song by Mr. Cypress
  • The war-song of Dinas Vawr
  • Thomas Love Peacock
  • Pastoral poesy
  • from Signs of winter
  • from Badger
  • To Wordsworth
  • John Clare
  • Song (Secret love)
  • Hesperus
  • Other romantic poets.
  • Written in prison
  • The maid o' the west
  • The peasant poet
  • Poets love nature
  • I am
  • An invite to eternity
  • A vision
  • Clock-a-clay
  • Fragment (Language has not the power)
  • Bird's nests
  • To the River Itchin, near Winton
  • John Clare
  • It is not beauty I demand
  • The phoenix
  • George Darley
  • Dedicatory sonnet to S.T. Coleridge
  • Hartley Coleridge
  • Ode (Autumn)
  • Thomas Hood
  • Lines written in a blank leaf of the Prometheus unbound
  • Song
  • William Lisle Bowles
  • The new Cecilia
  • Song of the Stygian Naiades
  • Thomas Lovell Beddoes
  • Shoreham : twilight time
  • Samuel Palmer
  • The winter shore
  • Thomas Wade
  • The dreary change
  • Proud Maisie
  • The song of the Reim-kennar
  • Walter Scott
  • Chapter IV, XIV, XVII
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Organic form
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Christ's Hospital five and thirty years ago
  • The two races of men
  • New Year's Eve
  • On the artificial comedy of the last century
  • Sanity of true genius
  • Charles Lamb
  • v. 2.
  • My first acquaintance with poets
  • On the feeling of immortality in youth
  • On gusto
  • William Hazlitt
  • from Confessions of an English opium-eater
  • On the knocking at the gate in Macbeth
  • Levana and our ladies of sorrow
  • The literature of knowledge and the literature of power
  • Thomas de Quincey
  • from A defence of poetry
  • Romantic prose.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • from Letters.
  • To Benjamin Bailey, Nov. 22, 1817
  • To George and Tom Keats, Dec. 21, 27, 1817
  • To George and Tom Keats, Jan. 23, 24, 1818
  • To John Hamilton Reynolds, Feb. 3, 1818
  • To John Hamilton Reynolds, Feb. 19, 1818
  • To John Taylor, Feb. 27, 1818
  • To John Taylor, April 24, 1818
  • To John Hamilton Reynolds, May 3, 1818
  • Preface to Lyrical ballads
  • To Richard Woodhouse, Oct. 27, 1818
  • To George and Georgiana Keats, Oct. 14-31, 1818
  • To George and Georgiana Keats, Feb. 14-May 3, 1819
  • To George and Georgiana Keats, Sept 21, 1819
  • To Percy Bysshe Shelley, Aug. 16, 1820
  • To Charles Brown, Nov. 30, 1820
  • John Keats
  • William Wordsworth
  • from The Grasmere journals
  • Dorothy Wordsworth
  • from Biographia literaria.
  • Selections from Chapter I
  • from The hero as poet (Shakespeare)
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • from Past and present.
  • Labour
  • Reward
  • Democracy
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • What is poetry?
  • John Stuart Mill
  • from On liberty.
  • v. 2.
  • Of individuality
  • John Stuart Mill
  • from On the subjection of women.
  • On the equality of the sexes
  • John Stuart Mill
  • from Autobiography.
  • from A crisis in my mental health
  • John Stuart Mill
  • from The Tamworth Reading Room.
  • Secular knowledge not a principle of action
  • Victorian prose.
  • John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • from Discourses to mixed congregations.
  • Faith and private judgment
  • John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • from The idea of a university.
  • Knowledge viewed in relation to professional skill
  • John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • from Apologia pro vita sua.
  • Position of my mind since 1845
  • Liberalism
  • from Sartor resartus.
  • John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • from Modern painters.
  • Of the real nature of greatness of style
  • John Ruskin
  • from The stones of Venice.
  • from The nature of Gothic
  • John Ruskin
  • from Unto this last
  • John Ruskin
  • The roots of honour
  • The everlasting no
  • John Ruskin
  • from First edition of Poems : preface
  • from The function of criticism at the present time
  • from The study of poetry
  • from Literature and science
  • Matthew Arnold
  • On the physical basis of life
  • T.H. Huxley
  • The beauty of life
  • William Morris
  • The everlasting yea
  • from The Renaissance
  • Romanticism
  • Walter Pater
  • from Erewhon.
  • Birth formulae
  • The world of the unborn
  • Samuel Butler
  • The importance of being earnest
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Natural supernaturalism
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • from On heroes, hero-worship, and the heroic in history.
  • St. Simeon Stylites
  • Ulysses
  • Tithonus
  • Morte d'Arthur
  • Locksley Hall
  • The vision of sin
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • Songs from The princess.
  • The splendour falls
  • Tears, idle tears
  • v. 2.
  • Come down, o maid
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • from In memoriam A.H.H.
  • Prologue
  • I-III, V, VII, IX, XV, XXI, XXIV, XXVII, XXVIII, XXX, XXXI, XXXIV-XXXVII, XLIX-LI, LIV-LVI, LXVII, LXXVII-LXXIX, XCV, CIII-CVI, CXVIII, CXX, CXXIII, CXXIV, CXXVII, CXXIX-CXXXI
  • Epilogue
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • from Maud : a monodrama.
  • Come into the garden, Maud
  • O that 'twere possible
  • Victorian poetry.
  • Dead, long dead
  • My life has crept so long on a broken wing
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • from Idylls of the king.
  • Vivien's song
  • Percivale's quest
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • Lucretius
  • To Virgil
  • Merlin and the gleam
  • Mariana
  • Crossing the bar
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • The kraken
  • The lady of Shalott
  • The Hesperides
  • The lotos-eaters
  • The eagle
  • The bishop orders his tomb at Saint Praxed's Church
  • Love among the ruins
  • Fra Lippo Lippi
  • A toccata of Galuppi's
  • By the fire-side
  • Childe Roland to the dark tower came
  • How it strikes a contemporary
  • Master Hugues of Saxe-Gotha
  • Memorabilia
  • Andrea del Sarto
  • v. 2.
  • Cleon
  • Popularity
  • The heretic's tragedy
  • Two in the Campagna
  • Abt Vogler
  • Caliban upon Setebos
  • Thamuris marching
  • Asolando : prologue
  • Bad dreams III
  • Robert Browning
  • Victorian poetry.
  • from The strayed reveller
  • To Marguerite, continued
  • Courage
  • from Empedocles on Etna (Song of Callicles)
  • Memorial verses
  • Dover Beach
  • The buried life
  • Stanzas from the Grande Chartreuse
  • The scholar-gipsy
  • Philomela
  • from Pauline.
  • Palladium
  • Growing old
  • The last word
  • from Bacchanalia, or, The new age
  • Matthew Arnold
  • A fragment of a confession
  • Robert Browning
  • Johannes Agricola in meditation
  • Soliloquy of the Spanish cloister
  • My last duchess
  • from The house of life : a sonnet sequence.
  • Willowwood, sonnets XLIX-LII
  • Ardour and memory
  • Autumn idleness
  • Body's beauty
  • Barren Spring
  • A superscription
  • The one hope
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • The orchard-pit
  • v. 2.
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • Love in the valley
  • George Meredith
  • from Modern love.
  • I, XLVII, XLVIII, XLIX, L
  • George Meredith
  • A ballad of past meridian
  • Lucifer in starlight
  • George Meredith
  • Song (When I am dead, my dearest)
  • The pre-Raphaelite poets.
  • Rest
  • Remember
  • Echo
  • A birthday
  • Up-hill
  • Passing away
  • Christina Rossetti
  • The haystack in the floods
  • Near Avalon
  • Summer dawn
  • The blessed damozel
  • Riding together
  • A garden by the sea
  • from The earthly paradise
  • William Morris
  • from Atalanta in Calydon.
  • Chorus (When the hounds of spring-- )
  • Chorus (Who hath given man speech?-- )
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • Hymn to Proserpine
  • Hertha
  • The woodspurge
  • Ave Atque Vale
  • A forsaken garden
  • Sonnet for a picture
  • Poeta loquitur
  • The lake of Gaube
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • To the body
  • Coventry Patmore
  • God's grandeur
  • Spring
  • Sestina (after Dante)
  • The windhover
  • Pied beauty
  • Inversnaid
  • Spelt from Sibyl's leaves
  • Carrion comfort
  • No worst, there is none
  • I wake and feel the fell of dark
  • That nature is a Heraclitean fire
  • Thou art indeed just, Lord
  • To. R.B.
  • Sudden light
  • Gerard Manley Hopkins
  • The sea-limits
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • Last lines
  • Emily Brontë
  • The latest decalogue
  • Say not the struggle nought availeth
  • Spirit, from Dipsychus
  • Arthur Hugh Clough
  • songs from Through the looking glass.
  • Jabberwocky
  • The white knight's song
  • Lewis Carroll
  • v. 2.
  • from The city of dreadful night
  • James Thomson
  • Other Victorian poets.
  • A musical instrument
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • Incidents in the life of my uncle Arly
  • The courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy Bò
  • Edward Lear
  • Stanzas
  • John Davidson
  • Non sum qualis eram bonae sub regno Cynarae
  • Extreme unction
  • Ernest Dowson
  • The church of a dream
  • To Morfydd
  • The dark angel
  • Lionel Johnson
  • v. 2.
  • Poetry of the nineties.
  • Bunthorne's song : the aesthete
  • William Schwenk Gilbert
  • The disciple
  • from The ballad of Reading Gaol
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Thirty bob a week
  • The schreckhorn
  • The dynasts (Chorus on the eve of Waterloo)
  • The convergence of the Twain
  • Wessex Heights
  • I found her out there
  • The voice
  • Channel firing
  • The oxen
  • During wind and rain
  • In time of the breaking of nations
  • v. 2.
  • Moments of vision
  • Afterwards
  • And there was a great calm
  • Snow in the suburbs
  • Thomas Hardy
  • Saint Joan
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • Heart of darkness
  • Joseph Conrad
  • The sorrow of love, 1892
  • Modern British literature.
  • The sorrow of love, 1927
  • The two trees
  • Adam's curse
  • No second Troy
  • A drinking song
  • To a friend whose work has come to nothing
  • The cold heaven
  • The Magi
  • In memory of Major Robert Gregory
  • The scholars
  • Hap
  • A thought from Propertius
  • A deep-sworn vow
  • Michael Robartes and the dancer
  • Easter
  • On a political prisoner
  • The second coming
  • Sailing to Byzantium
  • Ancestral houses
  • Two songs from a play
  • Leda and the swan
  • Neutral tones
  • Among school children
  • In memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markiewicz
  • Coole Park
  • Byzantium
  • Crazy Jane talks with the bishop
  • After long silence
  • A last confession
  • Meru
  • Lapis lazuli
  • The statues
  • The subalterns
  • John Kinselia's lament for Mrs. Mary Moore
  • The circus animals' desertion
  • Cuchulain comforted
  • William Butler Yeats
  • from Autobiographies.
  • from The trembling of the veil III
  • William Butler Yeats
  • Hondos chameliontos.
  • from The trembling of the veil IV
  • William Butler Yeats
  • The darkling thrush
  • The tragic generation
  • William Butler Yeats
  • In Tenebris I
  • In Tenebris III
  • James Joyce
  • from Ulysses.
  • Nausicaa
  • James Joyce
  • from Finnegans wake
  • James Joyce
  • The Prussian officer
  • St. Mawr
  • D.H. Lawrence
  • Poems.
  • v. 2.
  • Piano
  • River roses
  • Medlars and sorb-apples
  • Bat
  • Snake
  • Tortoise shell
  • Figs
  • The American eagle
  • The mess of love
  • The ship of death
  • Modern British literature.
  • Bavarian Gentians : manuscript A version
  • Bavarian Gentians : final version
  • from Pornography and obsenity
  • from Apocalypse
  • D.H. Lawrence
  • The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock
  • Gerontion
  • The waste land
  • The hollow men
  • T.S. Eliot
  • from Dubliners.
  • from The four quartets.
  • Little gidding
  • T.S. Eliot
  • Prose.
  • Tradition and the individual talent
  • The metaphysical poets
  • T.S. Eliot
  • A passer-by
  • London snow
  • Nightingales
  • The dead
  • Robert Bridges
  • from A Shropshire lad.
  • Loveliest of trees
  • On the idle hill of summer
  • Into my heart an air that kills
  • Be still, my soul
  • A.E. Housman
  • We'll to the woods no more
  • Her strong enchantments failing
  • In valleys green and still
  • James Joyce
  • When the eye of day is shut
  • Tell me not here, it needs not saying
  • Ho, everyone that thirsteth
  • To stand up straight
  • Here dead lie we
  • A.E. Housman
  • Winter
  • All that's past
  • The ghost
  • Walter De La Mere
  • from A portrait of the artist as a young man.
  • Mary Postgate
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • Dulce et decorum est
  • Strange meeting
  • Arms and the boy
  • Fragment (I saw his round mouth's crimson)
  • Anthem for doomed youth
  • Wilfred Owen
  • Stephen's epiphany
  • Stephen's poem
  • Returning, we hear the larks
  • A worm fed on the heart of Corinth
  • Isaac Rosenberg
  • from In parenthesis.
  • King Pellam's launde
  • David Jones
  • Horses
  • The island
  • The horses
  • Edwin Muir
  • v. 2.
  • Moonlight among the pines
  • from Second hymn to Lenin
  • Bagpipe music
  • Hugh MacDiarmid
  • Love without hope
  • The succubus
  • Sick love
  • Warning to children
  • Down, wanton, down!
  • Recalling war
  • Modern British literature.
  • The thieves
  • To Juan at the winter solstice
  • The white goddess
  • Robert Graves
  • Wordsworth in the tropics
  • Aldous Huxley
  • The watershed
  • Song (O where are you going?)
  • Letter to a wound
  • Paysage Moralisé
  • The owl
  • Lullaby
  • Song (As I walked out one evening)
  • In memory of Sigmund Freud
  • In memory of W.B. Yeats
  • from For the time being
  • In praise of limestone
  • The fall of Rome
  • The proof
  • from Marginalia
  • W.H. Auden
  • Swedes
  • Bagpipe music
  • Whit Monday
  • Louis MacNeice
  • I think continually of those who were truly great
  • Ultima ratio regum
  • Stephen Spender
  • Hornpipe
  • Edith Sitwell
  • This last pain
  • Villanelle
  • Liberty
  • Missing dates
  • William Empson
  • When, like a running grave
  • Sonnet
  • After the funeral
  • A refusal to mourn the death, by fire, of a child in London
  • Fern Hill
  • Do not go gentle into that good night
  • Dylan Thomas
  • What I believe
  • The brook
  • E.M. Forster
  • In Westminster Abbey
  • John Betjeman
  • England your England
  • George Orwell
  • from Watt.
  • The incident of the Galls, father and son
  • Samuel Beckett
  • Edward Thomas
  • Break of day in the trenches
  • John Heath-Stubbs
  • Church going
  • Lines on a young lady's photograph album
  • Philip Larkin
  • A winter talent
  • Gardens no emblems
  • Donald Davie
  • A dream of fair women
  • Kingsley Amis
  • On the move
  • v. 2.
  • Thom Gunn
  • Through binoculars
  • Charles Tomlinson
  • Pibroch
  • A childish prank
  • Ted Hughes
  • Genesis
  • Geoffrey Hill
  • English literary history in process.
  • from Briggsflatts
  • Coda
  • Basil Bunting
  • Not waving but drowning
  • Stevie Smith
  • The dark planet
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Contents
  • v. 1. The Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.--v. 2. 1800 to the present
  • from The bestiary.
  • Of the fox
  • Of the cock
  • from The history of Reynard the Fox
  • William Caxton
  • Canterbury tales.
  • The wife of Bath's prologue and tale
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • from Gesta Romanorum.
  • Of hanging
  • v. 1.
  • Application
  • Canterbury tales.
  • The franklin's prologue and tale
  • The pardoner's prologue and tale
  • Retraction
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Shorter poems.
  • Gentilesse
  • Truth
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • from The parliament of fowls.
  • Roundel
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • from Troilus and Criseyde.
  • Cantus Troili
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • from The legend of good women.
  • Balade
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • To Rosemounde
  • Medieval English literature.
  • The complaint of Chaucer to his purse
  • To Adam, his scribe
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Sir Gawain and the green knight
  • from The vision of Piers Plowman.
  • The prologue
  • Passus I
  • The Wakefield second shepherds' play
  • Everyman
  • Canterbury tales.
  • General prologue
  • The Miller's prologue and tale
  • The Nun's priest's prologue and tale
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Seperated lovers
  • Western wind
  • He is far
  • I have a young sister
  • The maid of the moor
  • The Agincourt carol
  • Bring us in goode ale
  • I have set my heart so high
  • All too late
  • Divine love
  • v. 1.
  • I sing of a maiden
  • Adam lay ybounden
  • Corpus Christi carol
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Medieval English literature.
  • Medieval English lyrics.
  • Spring (Lenten is come-- )
  • Now springs the spray
  • Summer is ycumen in
  • Alison
  • The wife of Usher's well
  • The unquiet grave
  • Lord Randal
  • The three ravens
  • The birth of Robin Hood
  • Sir Patrick Spence
  • v. 1.
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Medieval English literature.
  • Popular ballads.
  • The cherry-tree carol
  • The wee wee man
  • The two magicians
  • The carpenter's wife (The demon lover)
  • William Caxton
  • from Aeneid.
  • Preface
  • William Caxton
  • Lament for the makers
  • William Dunbar
  • from Colin Clout
  • from Philip Sparrow
  • from The tunning of Elinor Rumming
  • John Skelton
  • v. 1.
  • from The garland of Laurel.
  • To Mistress Margery Wentworth
  • To Mistress Margaret Hussey
  • John Skelton
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Medieval English literature.
  • from Morte Darthur.
  • The birth of Arthur and the sword in the stone
  • The death of Arthur
  • Thomas Malory
  • The proem to the Canterbury tales
  • The land of Cokaygne
  • Thomas the Rhymer
  • from Mandeville's travels
  • from Troilus and Criseyde.
  • Book 5, The finale
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • from The divine comedy.
  • Paradise
  • Dante
  • v. 1.
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Medieval English literature.
  • The other world : paradise.
  • from Genesis 2:8-22
  • from The phoenix
  • from The romance of the rose
  • Guillaume de Lorris
  • from Painter's manual
  • Carel van Mander
  • from Ovid's Metamorphosis
  • George Sandys
  • from Miscellany.
  • The tale of Pygmalion with conclusion upon the bearty of his love
  • Tottel
  • from the Metamorphosis of Pygmalion's image
  • John Marston
  • from Mythomystes
  • v. 1.
  • Henry Reynolds
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • The Renaissance.
  • The Renaissance Ovid.
  • from Ovid's Metamorphoses
  • Arthur Golding
  • from Ovid, his book of metamorphose
  • William Caxton
  • The Psalms in English verse (Psalm 137).
  • from the King James authorized version
  • from the second Wycliffte version
  • from the Geneva Bible
  • from the Douay-Rheims version
  • The Psalms in English verse (Psalm 137)
  • Thomas Sternhold and John Hopkins ;
  • The Countess of Pembroke ;
  • Thomas Campion ;
  • Francis Bacon ;
  • v. 1.
  • Richard Crashaw ;
  • Thomas Carew ;
  • Sir John Denham ;
  • Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • The Renaissance.
  • The English bible (1 Corinthians 13).
  • from The second Wycliffte version
  • from Tyndale's translation
  • from the great Bible
  • from the Geneva Bible
  • v. 1.
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • The Renaissance.
  • The New world.
  • from The decades of the New world or West India
  • from A brief and true report
  • from Drake's account
  • Thomas More
  • from The life of John Picus, Earl of Mirandola
  • Thomas More
  • from The history of King Richard III.
  • The young king and his brother murdered
  • Thomas More
  • from The life of Sir Thomas More
  • William Roper
  • from The book named the governor
  • Thomas Elyot
  • v. 1.
  • from The book of the courtier
  • Baldassare Castiglione-Sir Thomas Hoby
  • from The schoolmaster
  • Roger Ascham
  • The agèd lover renounceth love
  • Thomas, Lord Vaux
  • The garden
  • Nicholas Grimald
  • Tichborne's elegy
  • Chidiock Tichborne
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • A song from Ovid
  • Anonymous
  • Shadow and substance
  • Anonymous
  • The burning babe
  • Robert Southwell
  • Hark, all ye lovely saints
  • Anonymous
  • Litany in time of plague
  • Autumn
  • The Renaissance.
  • Thomas Nashe
  • A peddler's song
  • Anonymous
  • I find no peace
  • My galley charged with forgetfulness
  • Farewell, love
  • The long love that in my thought doth harbour
  • Blame not my lute
  • My lute, awake!
  • Whoso list to hunt
  • The English humanists.
  • They flee from me
  • Thomas Wyatt
  • Alas, so all things now do hold their peace
  • from Virgil's Aeneid
  • Love that doth reign and live within my thought
  • from The bishops' Bible
  • from the Douay-Rheims version
  • from The King James authorized version
  • Henry Howard
  • Ye goatherd gods
  • from Utopia.
  • from Old Arcadia
  • from Astrophel and Stella
  • from Defence of Poesie
  • Philip Sidney
  • from Caelica
  • Chorus sacerdotum
  • Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke
  • from Book I, Utopian communism
  • from Book II, Utopian contempt for gold
  • Utopian marriage customs
  • from The faerie queene.
  • A letter of the authors
  • from Book I, II, III, IV, V, VI
  • from Two cantos of mutability
  • Edmund Spenser
  • from Amoretti.
  • I, XV, XVI, LIV, LXIII, LXIV, LXXV
  • Edmund Spenser
  • Epithalamion
  • Edmund Spenser
  • v. 1.
  • from The history of the world
  • A description of love
  • Answer to Marlowe
  • On the life of man
  • Walter Ralegh
  • from Hero and Leander
  • from Homer's Odyssey.
  • The gardens of Alcinoüs
  • George Chapman
  • Doctor Faustus
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • from Hero and Leander
  • The passionate shepherd to his love
  • Christopher Marlowe
  • Care-charmer sleep
  • A pastoral
  • Samuel Daniel
  • from The muses' Elizium
  • from Idea
  • Michael Drayton
  • from Venus and Adonis
  • The Renaissance.
  • from The rape of Lucrece
  • The phoenix and turtle
  • William Shakespeare
  • from The sonnets.
  • XII, XVIII, XIX, XX, XXIX, XXX, XXXIII, LII, LV, LXIV, LXVI, LXXIII, LXXXVI, LXXXVII, XCIV, SCVII, CVI, CVII, CXVI, CXXI, CXXIX, CXXX, CXXXV, CXXXVIII, CXLIV, CXLVI
  • William Shakespeare
  • Songs from the plays.
  • Tell me where is fancy bred
  • Dirge
  • Dialogue in praise of the owl and cuckoo
  • The English humanists.
  • Who is Silvia?
  • Take, O take those lips aways
  • O mistress mine
  • When that I was and a little tiny boy
  • Under the greenwood tree
  • Blow, blow, thou winter wind
  • Autolycus' song
  • Autolycus as peddler
  • William Shakespeare
  • The tempest
  • from The shepheardes calender
  • William Shakespeare
  • Edmund Spenser
  • from Colin Clouts come home againe
  • Edmund Spenser
  • Beauty, since you so much desire
  • There is a garden in her face
  • Thrice toss these oaken ashes in the air
  • When to her lute Corinna sings
  • Never weather-beaten sail
  • Thomas Campion
  • from Juvenilia.
  • Or paradoxes and problems
  • John Donne
  • Elegy 18, Love's progress
  • v. 1.
  • Elegy 19, To his mistress going to bed
  • John Donne
  • Songs and sonnets.
  • The good morrow
  • The sun rising
  • The canonization
  • Lovers' infiniteness
  • Song
  • A fever
  • Air and angels
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • The anniversary
  • The dream
  • A valediction : of weeping
  • Love's alchemy
  • The flea
  • A nocturnal upon S. Lucy's Day, being the shortest day
  • The bait
  • The apparition
  • A valediction : forbidding mourning
  • The ecstasy
  • The Renaissance.
  • The funeral
  • Farewell to love
  • The relic
  • Satire 3
  • from The second anniversary
  • John Donne
  • The Holy sonnets.
  • II, IV, V, VI, X, XVIV
  • John Donne
  • Good Friday, 1613, riding westward
  • The English humanists.
  • Hymn to God my God, in my sickness
  • A hymn to God the Father
  • John Donne
  • Devotions upon emergent occasions.
  • from Meditation X
  • Meditation XVII
  • John Donne
  • from A sermon preached at St. Paul's for Easter-Day 1628
  • John Donne
  • To the memory of my beloved, the author Mr. William Shakespeare
  • My sweetest lesbia
  • To the immortal memory and friendship of that noble pair Sir Lucius Cary and Sir H. Morison
  • Ode to himself
  • A fit of rime against rime
  • The hourglass
  • Epigram from Petronius
  • To Penshurst
  • Song (To Celia)
  • To the same
  • Song (To Celia)
  • On my first son
  • Follow your saint
  • Epitaph on S.P. a child of Queen Elizabeth's Chapel
  • To William Roe
  • Inviting a friend to supper
  • Ben Jonson
  • Songs from plays.
  • Slow, slow fresh fount
  • Queen and huntress
  • Clerimont's song
  • Ben Jonson
  • Pleasure reconciled to virtue
  • Rose-cheeked Laura
  • Ben Jonson
  • Madrigal
  • Madrigal
  • On Mary Magdalen
  • William Drummond
  • On the death of Marie, Countess of Pembroke
  • To Pyrrha
  • from Britannia's pastorals
  • William Browne
  • Mistress, since you so much desire
  • Upon love fondly refused for conscience's sake
  • Thomas Randolph
  • On the memory of Mr. Edward King, drowned in the Irish Seas
  • Mark Antony
  • John Cleveland
  • On Chloris walking in the snow
  • William Strode
  • The golden age
  • Richard Fanshawe
  • No platonic love
  • v. 1.
  • William Cartwright
  • A dialogue betwixt time and a pilgrim
  • Aurelian Townshend
  • Dirge
  • James Shirley
  • from Cooper's Hill
  • John Denham
  • from Hesperides.
  • The argument of his book
  • Robert Herrick
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • To the virgins, to make much of time
  • Corinna's going a-maying
  • Upon Julia's clothes
  • Delight in disorder
  • The night-piece, to Julia
  • The mad maid's song
  • To Anthea, who may command him anything
  • Robert Herrick
  • from Noble numbers.
  • The White Island, or, Place of the blessed
  • The Renaissance.
  • Robert Herrick
  • A rapture
  • An elegy upon the death of Doctor Donne, Dean of Paul's
  • Upon a Ribband
  • Thomas Carew
  • The grasshopper
  • La bella bona roba
  • Song (To Lacasta, going to the wars)
  • The snail
  • Love made in the first age : to Chloris
  • Seventeenth-century lyric modes.
  • Richard Lovelace
  • Song (Go, lovely Rose)
  • At Penshurst
  • Of English verse
  • Edmund Waller
  • Ode of wit
  • The grasshopper
  • The praise of Pindar in imitation of Horace his second ode, book 4
  • Abraham Cowley
  • A dialogue between the resolved soul and created pleasure
  • Tom o' Bedlam
  • A dialogue between the soul and body
  • The nymph complaining for the death of her fawn
  • To his coy mistress
  • The definition of love
  • The picture of little T.C. in a prospect of flowers
  • The mower against gardens
  • Damon the mower
  • The mower to the glowworms
  • The garden
  • from Upon Appleton House
  • Anonymous
  • An horatian ode upon Cromwell's return from ireland
  • Andrew Marvell
  • Emblem IV
  • Francis Quarles
  • Easter-wings
  • Our life is hid with Christ in God
  • The pearl
  • The church-floor
  • Aaron
  • Sonnet
  • The pulley
  • The collar
  • A wreath
  • Ana-Mary-Army-gram
  • v. 1.
  • Jordan I
  • Jordan II
  • Paradise
  • Church monuments
  • Prayer I
  • Virtue
  • Love III
  • George Herbert
  • Music's duel
  • The weeper
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • On our crucified Lord, naked and bloody
  • Upon our saviour's tomb wherein never man was laid
  • Upon the infant martyrs
  • from The flaming heart
  • Richard Crashaw
  • Religion
  • The retreat
  • Corruption
  • The world
  • They are all gone into the world of light
  • Seventeenth-century lyric modes.
  • The night
  • Cock-crowing
  • Henry Vaughan
  • Shadows in the water
  • from Centuries of meditations
  • Thomas Traherne
  • L'Allegro
  • Il Penseroso
  • John Milton
  • Sonnets I, VII, VIII, XVII, XVIII, XIX
  • from The temple.
  • John Milton
  • Comus
  • Lycidas
  • John Milton
  • Paradise lost.
  • from Book I, Book II, Book III. Book IV, Book V, Book VII, Book IX, Book X, Book XII
  • John Milton
  • Paradise regained.
  • from Book IV
  • John Milton
  • Love-joy
  • Samson agonistes
  • from Areopagitica
  • John Milton
  • George Herbert
  • The altar
  • Denial
  • from Book I, Chapter 14
  • from Book IV, Chapter I (Ceremony)
  • Richard Hooker
  • from A sermon preached before the King's majesty
  • Lancelot Andrewes
  • from Essays or counsels, civil and moral.
  • Of truth
  • Of death
  • Of love
  • Of innovations
  • v. 1.
  • Of prophecies
  • Of studies
  • Francis Bacon
  • Aphorisms
  • Francis Bacon -- from The wisdom of the ancients.
  • Cupid or the atom
  • Francis Bacon
  • from The new Atlantis
  • Francis Bacon
  • from The anatomy of melancholy.
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Democritus Junior to the reader
  • Division of the body, humours, spirits
  • Of the inward senses
  • Robert Burton
  • Religio Medici.
  • from Part I
  • from Part II
  • Thomas Browne
  • from Hydriotaphia
  • from The garden of Cyrus
  • The development of prose.
  • from Miscellanies
  • from The notebooks
  • Thomas Browne
  • Leviathan.
  • from Chapter II, IV, XI, XIII
  • The answer to Davenant's preface before Gondibert
  • Thomas Hobbes
  • from The life of Dr. John Donne
  • from The life of Mr. George Herbert
  • Izaak Walton
  • from Euphues.
  • The anatomy of wit
  • John Lyly
  • Of the laws of ecclesiastical polity.
  • from Book I, Chapter 3
  • Joseph Hall
  • from The good and the bad
  • Nicholas Breton
  • from Resolves, divine, moral, and political
  • Owen Felltham
  • from The history of the worthies of England.
  • Warwickshire : William Shakespeare
  • Westminster : Benjamin Jonson
  • Cornwall : King Arthur
  • London : Edmund Spenser
  • v. 1.
  • Thomas Fuller
  • from Brief lives.
  • Andrew Marvell
  • Sir Walter Ralegh
  • John Aubrey
  • from The history of the rebellion.
  • The character of Charles I
  • The character of Cromwell
  • Edward Hyde
  • Holy dying.
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • from Consideration of the vanity and shortness of man's life
  • Consideration of the miseries of man's life
  • Jeremy Taylor
  • from Sermons.
  • Children
  • Jeremy Taylor
  • Characters.
  • from His wife : new news and divers more characters
  • Thomas Overbury
  • from Microcosmography
  • John Earle
  • from Characters of virtues and vices
  • John Bunyan
  • from The character of a trimmer.
  • The laws
  • Liberty and the constitution
  • Conclusion
  • George Savile
  • A satire against mankind
  • John Wilmot
  • Absalom and Achitophel
  • Mac Flecknoe
  • v. 1.
  • from Religio laici
  • To the memory of Mr. Oldham
  • Lines on Milton
  • To the pious memory of the accomplished young lady, Mrs. Anne Killigrew
  • A song for St. Cecilia's Day
  • Alexander's feast
  • John Dryden
  • from translations.
  • from Preface to Sylvae (on Lucretius)
  • Lucretius : de rerum natura
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Juvenal
  • John Dryden
  • from Critical prose.
  • The poetic process.
  • Wit and fancy
  • John Dryden
  • from Critical prose.
  • Critical issues.
  • Subplots and compex structure
  • Comedy and farce
  • The restoration and the eighteenth century.
  • Horace and Juvenal
  • John Dryden
  • from Critical prose.
  • Critical judgments.
  • Shakespeare and Jonson
  • Chaucer
  • John Dryden
  • To my dear friend Mr. Congreve
  • John Dryden
  • The way of the world
  • Hudibras.
  • William Congreve
  • from Part I, Canto I
  • Samuel Butler
  • from The pilgrim's progress.
  • From this world to that which is to come
  • Poems.
  • Phyllis, or, The progress of love
  • On Stella's birthday
  • Stella's birthday
  • The day of judgment
  • Cassinus and Peter
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Gulliver's travels.
  • from Travels into several remote nations of the world : a voyage to the country of the Houyhnhnms
  • A letter from Capt. Gulliver to his cousin Sympson
  • v. 1.
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Mary Gulliver to Captain Lemuel Gulliver
  • John Gay and Alexander Pope
  • from The splendid shilling
  • John Philips
  • from The shepherd's week
  • John Gay
  • from Baucis and Philemon
  • John Dryden
  • Baucis and Philemon
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Jonathan Swift
  • An epitaph
  • Matthew Prior
  • The restoration and the eighteenth century.
  • from A full and true account of the battle fought last Friday, between the ancient and modern books in St. James's Library
  • from A tale of a tub
  • An argument against abolishing Christianity in England
  • A modest proposal
  • Jonathan Swift
  • from Epistle II, III
  • Alexander Pope
  • To Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington
  • To a lady
  • Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot
  • The first satire of the second book of Horace
  • Alexander Pope
  • Epilogue to the satires.
  • Dialogue I
  • Dialogue II
  • v. 1.
  • Alexander Pope
  • from the Dunciad.
  • Book the fourth
  • Alexander Pope
  • The beggar's opera
  • John Gay
  • from The true and genuine account of the life and actions of the late Jonathan Wild
  • Daniel Defoe
  • from The history of the life of the late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great
  • Henry Fielding
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • The restoration and the eighteenth century.
  • from An essay on criticism
  • The rape of the lock
  • Elegy to the memory of an unfortunate lady
  • Alexander Pope
  • An essay on man.
  • A description of a city shower
  • Jonathan Swift
  • from Trivia, or, The art of walking the streets of London
  • John Gay
  • The royal exchange
  • Joseph Addison
  • The hours of London
  • Richard Steele
  • from The fable of the bees
  • Bernard Mandeville
  • v. 1.
  • from The fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Moll Flanders
  • Daniel Defoe
  • from A modern glossary
  • Henry Fielding
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • The restoration and the eighteenth century.
  • from The third satire of Juvenal
  • John Dryden
  • from London : a poem
  • Samuel Johnson
  • A description of the morning
  • The vanity of human wishes
  • On the death of Dr. Robert Levet
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from The history of Raselas, Prince of Abyssinia.
  • Chapters VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from The rambler
  • from The idler
  • from The preface to Shakespeare
  • Samuel Johnson
  • v. 1.
  • from The notes to Shakespeare.
  • Falstaff
  • Polonius
  • Lady Macbeth
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from The lives of the poets.
  • Cowley and the metaphysical poets
  • Milton
  • Richard Savage
  • Dryden and Pope
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from Preface to the translation of the Iliad
  • Samuel Johnson
  • from The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire.
  • Chapter III
  • from Chapter XVI
  • Edward Gibbon
  • from A philosophical enquiry into the origin of our ideas of the sublime and beautiful.
  • from Parts II, III, V
  • Edmund Burke
  • The restoration and the eighteenth century.
  • Discourses.
  • The grand style
  • Poetic and literal truth
  • The pleasures of the crime
  • Minute particulars
  • Art and illusion
  • Joshua Reynolds
  • Later eighteenth century.
  • from The journals
  • from The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.
  • from The journal of a tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL. D
  • James Boswell
  • The moralist
  • Anthony Ashley Cooper
  • The pleasures of the imagination
  • Joseph Addison
  • Crossing the Alps
  • Horace Walpool and Thomas Grey
  • from The seasons.
  • from Summer
  • from Winter
  • James Thomson
  • v. 1.
  • from The complaint, or, Night thoughts on life, death and immortality.
  • from Night 1
  • Night VI
  • Edward Young
  • from A journey to the Western Islands
  • Samuel Johnson
  • Ode on the poetical character
  • Ode to evening
  • Ode on the popular superstitions of the Highlands of Scotland
  • William Collins
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • Ode on a distant prospect of Eton College
  • Ode on the death of a favourite cat, drowned in a tub of gold fishes
  • Elegy written to a country churchyard
  • The Bard
  • On Lord Holland's seat near Margate, Kent
  • Thomas Gray
  • From Jubilate Agno.
  • Fragment BI
  • Fragment B2
  • Christopher Smart
  • The restoration and the eighteenth century.
  • A song to David
  • Christopher Smart
  • The deserted village
  • Oliver Goldsmith
  • Lines written during a period of insanity
  • On the ice islands seen floating in the German ocean
  • The castaway
  • The task
  • William Cowper
  • The village
  • from Upon the gardens of Epicurus
  • The parish register
  • George Crabbe
  • To a mouse
  • Address to the deil
  • Holy Willie's prayer
  • Tam O'Shanter
  • Green grow the rashes
  • Ae fond kiss
  • A red, red rose
  • Scots wha hae
  • William Temple
  • For a' that and a' that
  • Sense and sensibility
  • Robert Burns
  • The gardens of Alcinous
  • from Windsor Forest
  • Alexander Pope
  • from The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman
  • from A sentimental journey through France and Italy by Mr. Yorick
  • Laurence Sterne
  • v. 1.
  • Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.
  • The restoration and the eighteenth century.
  • Sense and sensibility.
  • from Memoirs of my own life
  • Edward Gibbon
  • from The confessions
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau
  • William Blake
  • from Songs of innocence.
  • Introduction
  • The lamb
  • The little black boy
  • The chimney sweeper
  • The divine image
  • Holy Thursday
  • William Blake
  • from Songs of experience.
  • v. 2.
  • Introduction
  • Earth's answer
  • Holy Thursday
  • The chimney sweeper
  • The sick rose
  • The tyger
  • Ah! Sun-flower
  • London
  • The human abstract
  • To Tirzah
  • Romantic poetry.
  • William Blake
  • The book of Thel
  • The marriage of heaven and hell
  • Vision of the daughters of Albion
  • America a prophecy
  • William Blake
  • from Blake's notebook.
  • Never pain to tell thy love
  • To nobodaddy
  • What is it men in women do require?
  • from Poetical sketches.
  • My spectre around me night & day
  • Mock on mock on Voltaire Rousseau
  • Morning
  • When Klopstock England defied
  • Epigrams
  • The mental traveller
  • The crystal cabinet
  • Auguries of innocence
  • William Blake
  • from The four zoas.
  • To spring
  • Song of Enitharmon
  • Song of Enion
  • Night the ninth being the last judgment
  • William Blake
  • from Milton.
  • Preface
  • Milton's descent
  • The world of Los
  • The vision of Beulah
  • Milton's declaration
  • To the evening star
  • William Blake
  • from Jerusalem the emanation of the giant Albion.
  • The spectre of Urthona
  • The minute particulars
  • The declaration of Los
  • Epilogue from The gates of paradise
  • from A vision of the last judgment
  • William Blake
  • from The letters.
  • To Dr. Trusler 23 August 1799
  • Song
  • To George Cumberland 12 April 1827
  • William Blake
  • Mad song
  • To the muses
  • from Home at Grasmere.
  • Prospectus to The excursion
  • William Wordsworth
  • Lines composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey
  • Nutting
  • William Wordsworth
  • The Lucy poems.
  • Strange fits of passion
  • She dwelt among the untrodden ways
  • Three years she grew in sun and shower
  • v. 2.
  • A slumber did my spirit seal
  • I travelled among unknown men
  • William Wordsworth
  • Lucy Gray
  • Michael
  • My heart leaps up
  • Resolution and independence
  • Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802
  • It is a beauteous evening
  • The world is too much with us
  • Romantic poetry.
  • I wandered lonely as a cloud
  • Ode (Intimations of immortality from recollections of early childhood)
  • She was a phantom of delight
  • Ode to duty
  • The solitary reaper
  • Elegiac stanzas
  • William Wordsworth
  • from The prelude.
  • from Book I, II, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, X, XI, XII, XIV
  • William Wordsworth
  • Lines written in early spring
  • Surprised by joy
  • Composed upon an evening of extraordinary splendour and beauty
  • Mutability
  • Extempore effusion upon the death of James Hogg
  • William Wordsworth
  • Expostulation and reply
  • The tables turned
  • To my sister
  • The ruined cottage
  • William Wordsworth
  • Dejection : an ode
  • Phantom
  • To William Wordsworth
  • On Donne's poetry
  • Limbo
  • Ne plus ultra
  • To nature
  • Epitaph
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • from English bards and Scotch reviewers
  • v. 2.
  • from Lara
  • Stanzas for music
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt.
  • from Canto the third
  • from Canto the fourth
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • Prometheus
  • Darkness
  • from Manfred
  • Romantic poetry.
  • So we'll go no more a-roving
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • from Don Juan.
  • Dedication
  • Selections from Canto I
  • Cantos III, IV, V, VII, IX, XI
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • Stanzas to the Po
  • The vision of judgment
  • On this day I complete my thirty-sixth year
  • Sonnet (To the river otter)
  • George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • from Alastor, or, The spirit of solitude
  • Hymn to intellectual beauty
  • Mont Blanc
  • Ozymandias
  • from Julian and Maddalo
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • from Prometheus unbound.
  • Preface
  • selections from Act I
  • The eolian harp
  • Act II, scene IV
  • Act II, scene V
  • Act III, scene I, II, III
  • Act IV
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • England in 1819
  • Ode to the west wind
  • To a skylark
  • from The sensitive plant
  • Hymn of Apollo
  • The rime of the Ancient Mariner
  • The two spirits : an allegory
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • from Epipsychidion.
  • Three sermons on free love
  • The annihilation of love
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Adonais
  • To night
  • from Hellas
  • With a guitar, to Jane
  • Kubla Khan
  • Lines written in the Bay of Lerici
  • The triumph of life
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Christabel
  • Frost at midnight
  • When I have fears
  • Fraghment of an ode to Maia
  • Hyperion : a fragment
  • The eve of St. Agnes
  • La belle dame sans merci
  • On the sonnet
  • Ode to Psyche
  • Ode to a nightingale
  • Ode on a Grecian urn
  • Ode on melancholy
  • v. 2.
  • The fall of Hyperion : a dream
  • To autumn
  • To-- (Fanny Brawne)
  • Bright star
  • This living hand
  • John Keats
  • Romantic poetry.
  • On first looking into Chapman's Homer
  • On the grasshopper and cricket
  • from Sleep and poetry
  • On the sea
  • In drear-nighted December
  • from Epistle to John Hamilton Reynolds
  • Lately our poets
  • Rose Alymer, 1779-1900
  • Dirce
  • On his seventy-fifth birthday
  • Death stands above me
  • Poem
  • Autumnal song
  • Memory
  • To Wordsworth
  • Walter Savage Landor
  • v. 2.
  • Song by Mr. Cypress
  • The war-song of Dinas Vawr
  • Thomas Love Peacock
  • Pastoral poesy
  • from Signs of winter
  • from Badger
  • To Wordsworth
  • John Clare
  • Song (Secret love)
  • Hesperus
  • Other romantic poets.
  • Written in prison
  • The maid o' the west
  • The peasant poet
  • Poets love nature
  • I am
  • An invite to eternity
  • A vision
  • Clock-a-clay
  • Fragment (Language has not the power)
  • Bird's nests
  • To the River Itchin, near Winton
  • John Clare
  • It is not beauty I demand
  • The phoenix
  • George Darley
  • Dedicatory sonnet to S.T. Coleridge
  • Hartley Coleridge
  • Ode (Autumn)
  • Thomas Hood
  • Lines written in a blank leaf of the Prometheus unbound
  • Song
  • William Lisle Bowles
  • The new Cecilia
  • Song of the Stygian Naiades
  • Thomas Lovell Beddoes
  • Shoreham : twilight time
  • Samuel Palmer
  • The winter shore
  • Thomas Wade
  • The dreary change
  • Proud Maisie
  • The song of the Reim-kennar
  • Walter Scott
  • Chapter IV, XIV, XVII
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Organic form
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Christ's Hospital five and thirty years ago
  • The two races of men
  • New Year's Eve
  • On the artificial comedy of the last century
  • Sanity of true genius
  • Charles Lamb
  • v. 2.
  • My first acquaintance with poets
  • On the feeling of immortality in youth
  • On gusto
  • William Hazlitt
  • from Confessions of an English opium-eater
  • On the knocking at the gate in Macbeth
  • Levana and our ladies of sorrow
  • The literature of knowledge and the literature of power
  • Thomas de Quincey
  • from A defence of poetry
  • Romantic prose.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • from Letters.
  • To Benjamin Bailey, Nov. 22, 1817
  • To George and Tom Keats, Dec. 21, 27, 1817
  • To George and Tom Keats, Jan. 23, 24, 1818
  • To John Hamilton Reynolds, Feb. 3, 1818
  • To John Hamilton Reynolds, Feb. 19, 1818
  • To John Taylor, Feb. 27, 1818
  • To John Taylor, April 24, 1818
  • To John Hamilton Reynolds, May 3, 1818
  • Preface to Lyrical ballads
  • To Richard Woodhouse, Oct. 27, 1818
  • To George and Georgiana Keats, Oct. 14-31, 1818
  • To George and Georgiana Keats, Feb. 14-May 3, 1819
  • To George and Georgiana Keats, Sept 21, 1819
  • To Percy Bysshe Shelley, Aug. 16, 1820
  • To Charles Brown, Nov. 30, 1820
  • John Keats
  • William Wordsworth
  • from The Grasmere journals
  • Dorothy Wordsworth
  • from Biographia literaria.
  • Selections from Chapter I
  • from The hero as poet (Shakespeare)
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • from Past and present.
  • Labour
  • Reward
  • Democracy
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • What is poetry?
  • John Stuart Mill
  • from On liberty.
  • v. 2.
  • Of individuality
  • John Stuart Mill
  • from On the subjection of women.
  • On the equality of the sexes
  • John Stuart Mill
  • from Autobiography.
  • from A crisis in my mental health
  • John Stuart Mill
  • from The Tamworth Reading Room.
  • Secular knowledge not a principle of action
  • Victorian prose.
  • John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • from Discourses to mixed congregations.
  • Faith and private judgment
  • John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • from The idea of a university.
  • Knowledge viewed in relation to professional skill
  • John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • from Apologia pro vita sua.
  • Position of my mind since 1845
  • Liberalism
  • from Sartor resartus.
  • John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • from Modern painters.
  • Of the real nature of greatness of style
  • John Ruskin
  • from The stones of Venice.
  • from The nature of Gothic
  • John Ruskin
  • from Unto this last
  • John Ruskin
  • The roots of honour
  • The everlasting no
  • John Ruskin
  • from First edition of Poems : preface
  • from The function of criticism at the present time
  • from The study of poetry
  • from Literature and science
  • Matthew Arnold
  • On the physical basis of life
  • T.H. Huxley
  • The beauty of life
  • William Morris
  • The everlasting yea
  • from The Renaissance
  • Romanticism
  • Walter Pater
  • from Erewhon.
  • Birth formulae
  • The world of the unborn
  • Samuel Butler
  • The importance of being earnest
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Natural supernaturalism
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • from On heroes, hero-worship, and the heroic in history.
  • St. Simeon Stylites
  • Ulysses
  • Tithonus
  • Morte d'Arthur
  • Locksley Hall
  • The vision of sin
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • Songs from The princess.
  • The splendour falls
  • Tears, idle tears
  • v. 2.
  • Come down, o maid
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • from In memoriam A.H.H.
  • Prologue
  • I-III, V, VII, IX, XV, XXI, XXIV, XXVII, XXVIII, XXX, XXXI, XXXIV-XXXVII, XLIX-LI, LIV-LVI, LXVII, LXXVII-LXXIX, XCV, CIII-CVI, CXVIII, CXX, CXXIII, CXXIV, CXXVII, CXXIX-CXXXI
  • Epilogue
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • from Maud : a monodrama.
  • Come into the garden, Maud
  • O that 'twere possible
  • Victorian poetry.
  • Dead, long dead
  • My life has crept so long on a broken wing
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • from Idylls of the king.
  • Vivien's song
  • Percivale's quest
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • Lucretius
  • To Virgil
  • Merlin and the gleam
  • Mariana
  • Crossing the bar
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • The kraken
  • The lady of Shalott
  • The Hesperides
  • The lotos-eaters
  • The eagle
  • The bishop orders his tomb at Saint Praxed's Church
  • Love among the ruins
  • Fra Lippo Lippi
  • A toccata of Galuppi's
  • By the fire-side
  • Childe Roland to the dark tower came
  • How it strikes a contemporary
  • Master Hugues of Saxe-Gotha
  • Memorabilia
  • Andrea del Sarto
  • v. 2.
  • Cleon
  • Popularity
  • The heretic's tragedy
  • Two in the Campagna
  • Abt Vogler
  • Caliban upon Setebos
  • Thamuris marching
  • Asolando : prologue
  • Bad dreams III
  • Robert Browning
  • Victorian poetry.
  • from The strayed reveller
  • To Marguerite, continued
  • Courage
  • from Empedocles on Etna (Song of Callicles)
  • Memorial verses
  • Dover Beach
  • The buried life
  • Stanzas from the Grande Chartreuse
  • The scholar-gipsy
  • Philomela
  • from Pauline.
  • Palladium
  • Growing old
  • The last word
  • from Bacchanalia, or, The new age
  • Matthew Arnold
  • A fragment of a confession
  • Robert Browning
  • Johannes Agricola in meditation
  • Soliloquy of the Spanish cloister
  • My last duchess
  • from The house of life : a sonnet sequence.
  • Willowwood, sonnets XLIX-LII
  • Ardour and memory
  • Autumn idleness
  • Body's beauty
  • Barren Spring
  • A superscription
  • The one hope
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • The orchard-pit
  • v. 2.
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • Love in the valley
  • George Meredith
  • from Modern love.
  • I, XLVII, XLVIII, XLIX, L
  • George Meredith
  • A ballad of past meridian
  • Lucifer in starlight
  • George Meredith
  • Song (When I am dead, my dearest)
  • The pre-Raphaelite poets.
  • Rest
  • Remember
  • Echo
  • A birthday
  • Up-hill
  • Passing away
  • Christina Rossetti
  • The haystack in the floods
  • Near Avalon
  • Summer dawn
  • The blessed damozel
  • Riding together
  • A garden by the sea
  • from The earthly paradise
  • William Morris
  • from Atalanta in Calydon.
  • Chorus (When the hounds of spring-- )
  • Chorus (Who hath given man speech?-- )
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • Hymn to Proserpine
  • Hertha
  • The woodspurge
  • Ave Atque Vale
  • A forsaken garden
  • Sonnet for a picture
  • Poeta loquitur
  • The lake of Gaube
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • To the body
  • Coventry Patmore
  • God's grandeur
  • Spring
  • Sestina (after Dante)
  • The windhover
  • Pied beauty
  • Inversnaid
  • Spelt from Sibyl's leaves
  • Carrion comfort
  • No worst, there is none
  • I wake and feel the fell of dark
  • That nature is a Heraclitean fire
  • Thou art indeed just, Lord
  • To. R.B.
  • Sudden light
  • Gerard Manley Hopkins
  • The sea-limits
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • Last lines
  • Emily Brontë
  • The latest decalogue
  • Say not the struggle nought availeth
  • Spirit, from Dipsychus
  • Arthur Hugh Clough
  • songs from Through the looking glass.
  • Jabberwocky
  • The white knight's song
  • Lewis Carroll
  • v. 2.
  • from The city of dreadful night
  • James Thomson
  • Other Victorian poets.
  • A musical instrument
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • Incidents in the life of my uncle Arly
  • The courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy Bò
  • Edward Lear
  • Stanzas
  • John Davidson
  • Non sum qualis eram bonae sub regno Cynarae
  • Extreme unction
  • Ernest Dowson
  • The church of a dream
  • To Morfydd
  • The dark angel
  • Lionel Johnson
  • v. 2.
  • Poetry of the nineties.
  • Bunthorne's song : the aesthete
  • William Schwenk Gilbert
  • The disciple
  • from The ballad of Reading Gaol
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Thirty bob a week
  • The schreckhorn
  • The dynasts (Chorus on the eve of Waterloo)
  • The convergence of the Twain
  • Wessex Heights
  • I found her out there
  • The voice
  • Channel firing
  • The oxen
  • During wind and rain
  • In time of the breaking of nations
  • v. 2.
  • Moments of vision
  • Afterwards
  • And there was a great calm
  • Snow in the suburbs
  • Thomas Hardy
  • Saint Joan
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • Heart of darkness
  • Joseph Conrad
  • The sorrow of love, 1892
  • Modern British literature.
  • The sorrow of love, 1927
  • The two trees
  • Adam's curse
  • No second Troy
  • A drinking song
  • To a friend whose work has come to nothing
  • The cold heaven
  • The Magi
  • In memory of Major Robert Gregory
  • The scholars
  • Hap
  • A thought from Propertius
  • A deep-sworn vow
  • Michael Robartes and the dancer
  • Easter
  • On a political prisoner
  • The second coming
  • Sailing to Byzantium
  • Ancestral houses
  • Two songs from a play
  • Leda and the swan
  • Neutral tones
  • Among school children
  • In memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markiewicz
  • Coole Park
  • Byzantium
  • Crazy Jane talks with the bishop
  • After long silence
  • A last confession
  • Meru
  • Lapis lazuli
  • The statues
  • The subalterns
  • John Kinselia's lament for Mrs. Mary Moore
  • The circus animals' desertion
  • Cuchulain comforted
  • William Butler Yeats
  • from Autobiographies.
  • from The trembling of the veil III
  • William Butler Yeats
  • Hondos chameliontos.
  • from The trembling of the veil IV
  • William Butler Yeats
  • The darkling thrush
  • The tragic generation
  • William Butler Yeats
  • In Tenebris I
  • In Tenebris III
  • James Joyce
  • from Ulysses.
  • Nausicaa
  • James Joyce
  • from Finnegans wake
  • James Joyce
  • The Prussian officer
  • St. Mawr
  • D.H. Lawrence
  • Poems.
  • v. 2.
  • Piano
  • River roses
  • Medlars and sorb-apples
  • Bat
  • Snake
  • Tortoise shell
  • Figs
  • The American eagle
  • The mess of love
  • The ship of death
  • Modern British literature.
  • Bavarian Gentians : manuscript A version
  • Bavarian Gentians : final version
  • from Pornography and obsenity
  • from Apocalypse
  • D.H. Lawrence
  • The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock
  • Gerontion
  • The waste land
  • The hollow men
  • T.S. Eliot
  • from Dubliners.
  • from The four quartets.
  • Little gidding
  • T.S. Eliot
  • Prose.
  • Tradition and the individual talent
  • The metaphysical poets
  • T.S. Eliot
  • A passer-by
  • London snow
  • Nightingales
  • The dead
  • Robert Bridges
  • from A Shropshire lad.
  • Loveliest of trees
  • On the idle hill of summer
  • Into my heart an air that kills
  • Be still, my soul
  • A.E. Housman
  • We'll to the woods no more
  • Her strong enchantments failing
  • In valleys green and still
  • James Joyce
  • When the eye of day is shut
  • Tell me not here, it needs not saying
  • Ho, everyone that thirsteth
  • To stand up straight
  • Here dead lie we
  • A.E. Housman
  • Winter
  • All that's past
  • The ghost
  • Walter De La Mere
  • from A portrait of the artist as a young man.
  • Mary Postgate
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • Dulce et decorum est
  • Strange meeting
  • Arms and the boy
  • Fragment (I saw his round mouth's crimson)
  • Anthem for doomed youth
  • Wilfred Owen
  • Stephen's epiphany
  • Stephen's poem
  • Returning, we hear the larks
  • A worm fed on the heart of Corinth
  • Isaac Rosenberg
  • from In parenthesis.
  • King Pellam's launde
  • David Jones
  • Horses
  • The island
  • The horses
  • Edwin Muir
  • v. 2.
  • Moonlight among the pines
  • from Second hymn to Lenin
  • Bagpipe music
  • Hugh MacDiarmid
  • Love without hope
  • The succubus
  • Sick love
  • Warning to children
  • Down, wanton, down!
  • Recalling war
  • Modern British literature.
  • The thieves
  • To Juan at the winter solstice
  • The white goddess
  • Robert Graves
  • Wordsworth in the tropics
  • Aldous Huxley
  • The watershed
  • Song (O where are you going?)
  • Letter to a wound
  • Paysage Moralisé
  • The owl
  • Lullaby
  • Song (As I walked out one evening)
  • In memory of Sigmund Freud
  • In memory of W.B. Yeats
  • from For the time being
  • In praise of limestone
  • The fall of Rome
  • The proof
  • from Marginalia
  • W.H. Auden
  • Swedes
  • Bagpipe music
  • Whit Monday
  • Louis MacNeice
  • I think continually of those who were truly great
  • Ultima ratio regum
  • Stephen Spender
  • Hornpipe
  • Edith Sitwell
  • This last pain
  • Villanelle
  • Liberty
  • Missing dates
  • William Empson
  • When, like a running grave
  • Sonnet
  • After the funeral
  • A refusal to mourn the death, by fire, of a child in London
  • Fern Hill
  • Do not go gentle into that good night
  • Dylan Thomas
  • What I believe
  • The brook
  • E.M. Forster
  • In Westminster Abbey
  • John Betjeman
  • England your England
  • George Orwell
  • from Watt.
  • The incident of the Galls, father and son
  • Samuel Beckett
  • Edward Thomas
  • Break of day in the trenches
  • John Heath-Stubbs
  • Church going
  • Lines on a young lady's photograph album
  • Philip Larkin
  • A winter talent
  • Gardens no emblems
  • Donald Davie
  • A dream of fair women
  • Kingsley Amis
  • On the move
  • v. 2.
  • Thom Gunn
  • Through binoculars
  • Charles Tomlinson
  • Pibroch
  • A childish prank
  • Ted Hughes
  • Genesis
  • Geoffrey Hill
  • English literary history in process.
  • from Briggsflatts
  • Coda
  • Basil Bunting
  • Not waving but drowning
  • Stevie Smith
  • The dark planet
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2 volumes
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9780195016574
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