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Poems You Ought to Know

By Elia W. Peattie
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  • Poems You Ought to Know
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CONTENTS
  • TO SLEEP. BY WILLIAM WORDSWORTH.
  • THE OLD FAMILIAR FACES. BY CHARLES LAMB.
  • WHEN IN DISGRACE. BY WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE.
  • “THOUGH LOST TO SIGHT, TO MEMORY DEAR.” THOMAS MOORE.
  • INTRA MUROS. BY MARY C. GELLINGTON.
  • FATE. BY SUSAN MARR SPALDING.
  • A HOLY NATION. BY RICHARD REALF.
  • BREAK, BREAK, BREAK. BY ALFRED TENNYSON.
  • THERE IS NO DEATH. BY J. L. McCREERY.
  • THE FOOL’S PRAYER. BY E. R. SILL.
  • ROCK ME TO SLEEP. BY ELIZABETH AKERS ALLEN.
  • THE DESTRUCTION OF SENNACHERIB. BY LORD BYRON.
  • THE DEATH BED. BY THOMAS HOOD.
  • VIRTUE IMMORTAL. BY GEORGE HERBERT.
  • TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WARS. BY RICHARD LOVELACE.
  • CHERRY RIPE. BY THOMAS CAMPION.
  • TO THINE OWN SELF BE TRUE. BY PAKENHAM BEATTY.
  • O, CAPTAIN! MY CAPTAIN! BY WALT WHITMAN.
  • BABYHOOD. BY JOSIAH GILBERT HOLLAND.
  • REMEMBRANCE. BY EMILY BRONTË.
  • PSALM XLVI.
  • FOR ALL THESE. BY JULIET WILBOR TOMPKINS.
  • RUTHLESS TIME. BY WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE. (From “Troilus and Cressida.”)
  • A DEED AND A WORD. BY CHARLES MACKAY.
  • TWO LOVERS. BY GEORGE ELIOT.
  • DRIFTING. BY THOMAS BUCHANAN READ.
  • DIRGE FOR A SOLDIER. BY GEORGE H. BOKER.
  • EVENING SONG. BY SIDNEY LANIER.
  • THE BRIDGE. BY HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW.
  • SHE WALKS IN BEAUTY, LIKE THE NIGHT. BY LORD BYRON.
  • THE SPACIOUS FIRMAMENT ON HIGH. BY JOSEPH ADDISON.
  • LUCY. BY WILLIAM WORDSWORTH.
  • AN EMPEROR’S DAUGHTER STANDS ALONE. BY GEOFFREY CHAUCER.
  • DELIGHT IN DISORDER. BY ROBERT HERRICK.
  • OFT IN THE STILLY NIGHT. BY THOMAS MOORE.
  • JIM BLUDSO. JOHN HAY.
  • MORAL. BY ALFRED TENNYSON.
  • BEDOUIN LOVE SONG. BY BAYARD TAYLOR.
  • SALLY IN OUR ALLEY. BY HENRY CAREY.
  • ELIA. BY E. J. McPHELIM.
  • SONG. BY WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE.
  • LEAD, KINDLY LIGHT. BY CARDINAL NEWMAN.
  • AN UNTIMELY THOUGHT. BY THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH.
  • PSALM XIX.
  • THE POMPADOUR’S FAN. BY AUSTIN DOBSON.
    • ENVOY
  • THE BANKS O’ DOON. BY ROBERT BURNS.
  • BALLADE OF NICOLETE. BY GRAHAM R. TOMSON.
    • ENVOY.
  • NIGHT. BY JOSEPH BLANCO WHITE.
  • THE SHEPHERD’S RESOLUTION. BY GEORGE WITHER.
  • THE SONG OF THE MYSTIC. BY FATHER RYAN.
  • GO, LOVELY ROSE. BY EDMUND WALLER.
  • THE LAST LEAF. BY OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES.
  • THE SONG OF THE SHIRT. BY THOMAS HOOD.
  • THE OLD OAKEN BUCKET. BY SAMUEL WOODWORTH.
  • THE CHAMBERED NAUTILUS. BY OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES.
  • “ONE TOUCH OF NATURE.” WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE. (“From Troilus and Cressida.”)
  • A REQUIEM. BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON.
  • REQUIESCAT. BY MATTHEW ARNOLD.
  • AT THE CHURCH GATE. BY W. M. THACKERAY.
  • HE’D HAD NO SHOW. BY SAM WALTER FOSS.
  • TO THE CUCKOO. BY JOHN LOGAN.
  • HER MORAL. BY THOMAS HOOD.
  • SERENADE. BY HENRY W. LONGFELLOW.
  • ODE ON A GRECIAN URN. BY JOHN KEATS.
  • TO ALTHEA FROM PRISON. BY RICHARD LOVELACE.
  • SONG. BY JOHN BUNYAN.
  • BELIEVE ME, IF ALL THOSE ENDEARING YOUNG CHARMS. BY THOMAS MOORE.
  • THE WORLD IS TOO MUCH WITH US. BY WILLIAM WORDSWORTH.
  • ODE ON SOLITUDE. BY ALEXANDER POPE.
  • PATRIOTISM. BY SIR WALTER SCOTT.
  • ROCKED IN THE CRADLE OF THE DEEP. BY EMMA WILLARD.
  • THE CRY OF THE CHILDREN. BY ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING.
  • ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL. BY LEIGH HUNT.
  • BUGLE SONG. BY ALFRED TENNYSON.
  • OPPORTUNITY. BY JOHN J. INGALLS.
  • MIGNON’S SONG FROM “WILHELM MEISTER.”
  • PSALM LXXXIV.
  • THANATOPSIS. BY WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT.
  • THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES. BY FRANCIS WILLIAM BOURDILLON.
  • THE HERITAGE. BY JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL.
  • A DITTY. BY SIR PHILIP SIDNEY.
  • PSALM CXXI.
  • THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER. BY FRANCIS SCOTT KEY.
  • FROM “IN MEMORIAM.” BY ALFRED TENNYSON.
  • I REMEMBER, I REMEMBER. BY THOMAS HOOD.
  • MARY’S DREAM. BY JOHN LOWE.
  • ON A BUST OF DANTE. BY T. W. PARSONS.
  • BALLAD OF OLD TIME LADIES. BY FRANÇOIS VILLON.
  • SONG OF THE WESTERN MEN. BY ROBERT STEPHEN HAWKER.
  • THE SHEPHERDESS. BY ALICE MEYNELL.
  • INVICTUS. BY W. E. HENLEY.
  • ’TIS THE LAST ROSE OF SUMMER. BY THOMAS MOORE.
  • MUSIC, WHEN SOFT VOICES DIE. BY PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY.
  • A SEA SONG. BY ALLAN CUNNINGHAM.
  • SONG FROM “PIPPA PASSES.” BY ROBERT BROWNING.
  • THE WAITING. BY JOHN G. WHITTIER.
  • A MATCH. BY ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE.
  • COUNSEL TO VIRGINS. BY ROBERT HERRICK.
  • WHY SO PALE AND WAN? BY SIR JOHN SUCKLING.
  • THALASSA! THALASSA! BY BROWNLEE BROWN.
  • AN INDIAN SERENADE. BY PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY.
  • THE FOUNT OF CASTALY. BY JOSEPH O’CONNOR.
  • THE ROSE. BY PIERRE RONSARD.
  • FAITH. BY THOMAS CHATTERTON.
  • THE SONG OF THE CAMP. BY BAYARD TAYLOR.
  • UPHILL. BY CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI.
  • DOUGLAS, DOUGLAS, TENDER AND TRUE. BY MISS MULOCK.
  • TEARS, IDLE TEARS. BY ALFRED TENNYSON.
  • HIGHLAND MARY. BY ROBERT BURNS.
  • THE LAMB. BY WILLIAM BLAKE.
  • PSALM XXIV.
  • SELF-DEPENDENCE. BY MATTHEW ARNOLD.
  • THE ARSENAL AT SPRINGFIELD. BY HENRY W. LONGFELLOW.
  • ALL. BY FRANCIS A. DURIVAGE.
  • LIFE. BY MRS. A. L. BARBAULD.
  • THE DAFFODILS. BY WILLIAM WORDSWORTH.
  • SONG ON MAY MORNING. BY JOHN MILTON.
  • GROUNDS OF THE TERRIBLE. BY HAROLD BEGBIE.
  • IN THE GRAVEYARD. BY MACDONALD CLARKE.
  • BONNY DUNDEE. BY SIR WALTER SCOTT.
  • BORDER BALLAD. BY SIR WALTER SCOTT.
  • TO THE DANDELION. BY JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL.
  • THE BALLAD OF THE BOAT. BY RICHARD GARNETT.
  • NEARER HOME. BY PHOEBE CARY.
  • THE TIGER. BY WILLIAM BLAKE.
  • ANNABEL LEE. BY EDGAR ALLAN POE.
  • TODAY. BY THOMAS CARLYLE.
  • MY BOAT IS ON THE SHORE BY LORD BYRON.
  • INDIAN SUMMER. BY JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER.
  • SCOTS WHA HAE. BY ROBERT BURNS.
  • JERUSALEM, THE GOLDEN. TRANSLATED FROM THE LATIN, BY JOHN M. NEALE.
  • MISCONCEPTIONS. BY ROBERT BROWNING.
  • JOHN ANDERSON, MY JO. BY ROBERT BURNS.
  • MAID OF ATHENS, ERE WE PART. BY LORD BYRON.
  • TO CELIA. BEN JONSON.
  • A LOVER’S QUARREL. BY AUSTIN DOBSON.
    • NELLIE.
    • FRANK.
    • NELLIE.
    • FRANK.
    • NELLIE.
    • FRANK.
    • NELLIE.
    • FRANK.
    • NELLIE.
    • FRANK.
    • NELLIE.
    • FRANK.
    • NELLIE.
    • FRANK.
    • NELLIE.
  • KUBLA KHAN. BY SAMUEL T. COLERIDGE.
  • A BALLAD UPON A WEDDING. BY SIR JOHN SUCKLING.
  • CROSSING THE BAR. BY ALFRED TENNYSON.
  • JUNE. BY JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL.
  • THE HARP THAT ONCE THROUGH TARA’S HALLS. BY THOMAS MOORE.
  • THE BELLS OF SHANDON. BY FRANCIS MAHONY.
  • THE GARRET. BY W. M. THACKERAY.
  • ON A GIRDLE. BY EDMUND WALLER.
  • SOLILOQUY FROM MACBETH. BY WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE.
  • THE DAY IS DONE. BY HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW.
  • LITTLE BREECHES. BY JOHN HAY.
  • FLYNN OF VIRGINIA. BY BRET HARTE.
  • WARBLE FOR LILAC-TIME. BY WALT WHITMAN.
  • PORTIA’S SPEECH ON MERCY. BY WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE.
  • THE PARADOX OF TIME. BY AUSTIN DOBSON.
  • NOCTURNE. BY THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH.
  • THE SOCIETY UPON THE STANISLAUS. BY BRET HARTE.
  • NATHAN HALE. BY FRANCIS MILES FINCH.
  • THE SONG OF CALLICLES. BY MATTHEW ARNOLD.
  • SONG FROM “MARMION.” BY SIR WALTER SCOTT.
  • THE GRASS. BY EMILY DICKINSON.
  • THE WIDOW MALONE. BY CHARLES LEVER.
  • MY WIFE AND CHILD. BY GENERAL HENRY R. JACKSON.
  • JONATHAN TO JOHN. BY JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL.
  • SOLILOQUY FROM “HAMLET.” BY WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE.
  • TO A WATER FOWL. BY WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT.
  • ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA. BY GENL. WILLIAM H. LYTLE.
  • O, WHY SHOULD THE SPIRIT OF MORTAL BE PROUD? BY WILLIAM KNOX.
  • THE THREE FISHERS. BY CHARLES KINGSLEY.
  • PSALM XLVIII.
  • THE ISLES OF GREECE. BY LORD BYRON.
  • INDEX.
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