The Home Book of Verse — Volume 4
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The Home Book of Verse — Volume 4

By Burton Egbert Stevenson
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  • THE HOME BOOK OF VERSE, VOLUME 4
    • Edited by Burton Egbert Stevenson
    • INDEXES TO ALL FOUR VOLUMES
    • Contents
  • PART IV
    • FAMILIAR VERSE, AND POEMS HUMOROUS AND SATIRIC
    • BALLADE OF THE PRIMITIVE JEST
    • THE KINDLY MUSE
    • TIME TO BE WISE
    • UNDER THE LINDENS
    • ADVICE
    • TO FANNY
    • "I'D BE A BUTTERFLY"
    • "I'M NOT A SINGLE MAN"
    • TO——
    • THE VICAR
    • THE BELLE OF THE BALL-ROOM
    • THE FINE OLD ENGLISH GENTLEMAN
    • A TERNARIE OF LITTLES, UPON A PIPKIN OF JELLY SENT TO A LADY
    • CHIVALRY AT A DISCOUNT
    • THE BALLAD OF BOUILLABAISSE
    • TO MY GRANDMOTHER
    • MY MISTRESS'S BOOTS
    • A GARDEN LYRIC
    • MRS. SMITH
    • THE SKELETON IN THE CUPBOARD
    • A TERRIBLE INFANT
    • COMPANIONS
    • DOROTHY Q
    • MY AUNT
    • THE LAST LEAF
    • CONTENTMENT
    • THE BOYS
    • THE JOLLY OLD PEDAGOGUE
    • ON AN INTAGLIO HEAD OF MINERVA
    • THALIA
    • PAN IN WALL STREET
    • UPON LESBIA—ARGUING
    • TO ANTHEA, WHO MAY COMMAND HIM ANYTHING
    • THE EIGHT-DAY CLOCK
    • A PORTRAIT
    • "OLD BOOKS ARE BEST"
    • IMPRESSION
    • "WITH STRAWBERRIES"
    • BALLADE OF LADIES' NAMES
    • TO A PAIR OF EGYPTIAN SLIPPERS
    • WITHOUT AND WITHIN
    • "SHE WAS A BEAUTY"
    • NELL GWYNNE'S LOOKING-GLASS
    • MIMNERMUS IN CHURCH
    • CLAY
    • AUCASSIN AND NICOLETE
    • PROVENCAL LOVERS
    • ON THE HURRY OF THIS TIME
    • "GOOD-NIGHT, BABETTE!"
    • A DIALOGUE FROM PLATO
    • THE LADIES OF ST. JAMES'S
      • Phyllida amo ante alias.—Virgil
    • THE CURE'S PROGRESS
    • A GENTLEMAN OF THE OLD SCHOOL
    • ON A FAN
    • "WHEN I SAW YOU LAST, ROSE"
    • URCEUS EXIT
    • A CORSAGE BOUQUET
    • TWO TRIOLETS
    • THE BALLAD OF DEAD LADIES
    • BALLADE OF DEAD LADIES
    • A BALLAD OF DEAD LADIES
    • IF I WERE KING
    • A BALLADE OF SUICIDE
    • CHIFFONS!
    • ENVOY
      • William Samuel Johnson [1859-
    • THE COURT HISTORIAN
    • MISS LOU
    • THE POET AND THE WOOD-LOUSE
    • STUDENTS
    • "ONE, TWO, THREE!"
    • THE CHAPERON
    • "A PITCHER OF MIGNONETTE"
    • OLD KING COLE
    • THE MASTER MARINER
    • A ROSE TO THE LIVING
    • A KISS
    • BIFTEK AUX CHAMPIGNONS
    • EVOLUTION
    • A REASONABLE AFFLICTION
    • A MORAL IN SEVRES
    • ON THE FLY-LEAF OF A BOOK OF OLD PLAYS
    • THE TALENTED MAN
    • A LETTER OF ADVICE
    • A NICE CORRESPONDENT
    • HER LETTER
    • A DEAD LETTER
    • THE NYMPH COMPLAINING FOR THE DEATH OF HER FAWN
    • ON THE DEATH OF A FAVORITE CAT, DROWNED IN A TUB OF GOLD FISHES
    • VERSES ON A CAT
    • EPITAPH ON A HARE
    • ON THE DEATH OF MRS. THROCKMORTON'S BULLFINCH
    • AN ELEGY ON A LAP-DOG
    • MY LAST TERRIER
    • GEIST'S GRAVE
    • "HOLD"
    • THE BARB OF SATIRE
    • THE VICAR OF BRAY
    • THE LOST LEADER
    • ICHABOD
    • WHAT MR. ROBINSON THINKS
    • THE DEBATE IN THE SENNIT
    • THE MARQUIS OF CARABAS
    • A MODEST WIT
    • JOLLY JACK
    • THE KING OF BRENTFORD
    • KAISER & CO
    • NONGTONGPAW
    • THE LION AND THE CUB
    • THE HARE WITH MANY FRIENDS
    • THE SYCOPHANTIC FOX AND THE GULLIBLE RAVEN
    • THE FRIEND OF HUMANITY AND THE KNIFE-GRINDER
    • VILLON'S STRAIGHT TIP TO ALL CROSS COVES
    • VILLON'S BALLADE
    • A LITTLE BROTHER OF THE RICH
    • THE WORLD'S WAY
    • FOR MY OWN MONUMENT
    • THE BISHOP ORDERS HIS TOMB AT SAINT PRAXED'S CHURCH
    • UP AT A VILLA—DOWN IN THE CITY
    • ALL SAINTS'
    • AN ADDRESS TO THE UNCO GUID, OR THE RIGIDLY RIGHTEOUS
    • THE DEACON'S MASTERPIECE, OR THE WONDERFUL "ONE-HOSS SHAY"
    • BALLADE OF A FRIAR
    • THE CHAMELEON
    • THE BLIND MEN AND THE ELEPHANT
    • THE PHILOSOPHER'S SCALES
    • THE MAIDEN AND THE LILY
    • THE OWL-CRITIC
    • THE BALLAD OF IMITATION
    • THE CONUNDRUM OF THE WORKSHOPS
    • THE V-A-S-E
    • HEM AND HAW
    • MINIVER CHEEVY
    • THEN AG'IN
    • A CONSERVATIVE
    • SIMILAR CASES
    • MAN AND THE ASCIDIAN
    • THE CALF-PATH
    • WEDDED BLISS
    • PARADISE: A HINDOO LEGEND
    • AD CHLOEN, M. A.
    • "AS LIKE THE WOMAN AS YOU CAN"
    • "NO FAULT IN WOMEN"
    • "ARE WOMEN FAIR?"
    • A STRONG HAND
    • WOMEN'S LONGING
    • TRIOLET
    • THE FAIR CIRCASSIAN
    • THE FEMALE PHAETON
    • THE LURE
    • THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES
    • THE WOMAN WITH THE SERPENT'S TONGUE
    • SUPPOSE
    • TOO CANDID BY HALF
    • FABLE
    • WOMAN'S WILL
    • WOMAN'S WILL
    • PLAYS
    • THE REMEDY WORSE THAN THE DISEASE
    • THE NET OF LAW
    • COLOGNE
    • EPITAPH ON CHARLES II
    • CERTAIN MAXIMS OF HAFIZ
    • A BAKER'S DUZZEN UV WIZE SAWZ
    • EPIGRAMS
    • WRITTEN ON A LOOKING-GLASS
    • AN EPITAPH
    • ON THE ARISTOCRACY OF HARVARD
    • ON THE DEMOCRACY OF YALE
    • A GENERAL SUMMARY
    • THE MIMICS
    • AN OMAR FOR LADIES
    • "WHEN LOVELY WOMAN"
    • FRAGMENT IN IMITATION OF WORDSWORTH
    • ONLY SEVEN
    • LUCY LAKE
    • JANE SMITH
    • FATHER WILLIAM
    • THE NEW ARRIVAL
    • DISASTER
    • 'TWAS EVER THUS
    • A GRIEVANCE
    • "NOT A SOU HAD HE GOT"
    • THE WHITING AND THE SNAIL
    • THE RECOGNITION
    • THE HIGHER PANTHEISM IN A NUTSHELL
    • THE WILLOW-TREE
    • POETS AND LINNETS
    • THE JAM-POT
    • BALLAD
    • Part I
    • Part II
    • THE POSTER-GIRL
    • AFTER DILETTANTE CONCETTI
    • IF
    • NEPHELIDIA
    • COMMONPLACES
    • THE PROMISSORY NOTE
    • MRS. JUDGE JENKINS
    • THE MODERN HIAWATHA
    • HOW OFTEN
    • "IF I SHOULD DIE TO-NIGHT"
    • SINCERE FLATTERY
    • CULTURE IN THE SLUMS
    • THE POETS AT TEA
    • WORDSWORTH
  • THE HOME BOOK OF VERSE, INDEX TO ALL FOUR VOLUMES
    • Edited by Burton Egbert Stevenson
    • ALPHABETICAL INDEX
    • Contents
  • THE HOME BOOK OF VERSE, VOLUME 2
    • Edited by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • THE HOME BOOK OF VERSE, VOLUME 3
    • Edited by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • THE HOME BOOK OF VERSE, VOLUME 4
    • Edited by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • THE HOME BOOK OF VERSE, ALPHABETICAL INDEX
    • Edited by Burton Egbert Stevenson
    • Contents
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