Modern British Poetry
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Modern British Poetry

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  • Transcriber's Note:
  • MODERN BRITISH POETRY
    • EDITED BY
    • LOUIS UNTERMEYER
      • Author of "Challenge," "Including Horace," "Modern American Poetry," etc.
      • NEW YORK HARCOURT, BRACE & COMPANY
    • Author of "Challenge," "Including Horace," "Modern American Poetry," etc.
    • NEW YORK HARCOURT, BRACE & COMPANY
    • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
    • CONTENTS
    • INTRODUCTORY
      • The New Influences and Tendencies
      • the end of victorianism
      • the rise and decline of the æsthetic philosophy
      • william ernest henley
      • the celtic revival and j. m. synge
      • rudyard kipling
      • john masefield
      • "the georgians" and the younger men
    • The New Influences and Tendencies
    • the end of victorianism
    • the rise and decline of the æsthetic philosophy
    • william ernest henley
    • the celtic revival and j. m. synge
    • rudyard kipling
    • john masefield
    • "the georgians" and the younger men
  • MODERN BRITISH POETRY
    • Thomas Hardy
      • IN TIME OF "THE BREAKING OF NATIONS"
      • GOING AND STAYING
      • THE MAN HE KILLED (From "The Dynasts")
    • IN TIME OF "THE BREAKING OF NATIONS"
    • GOING AND STAYING
    • THE MAN HE KILLED (From "The Dynasts")
    • Robert Bridges
      • WINTER NIGHTFALL
      • NIGHTINGALES
    • WINTER NIGHTFALL
    • NIGHTINGALES
    • Arthur O'Shaughnessy
      • ODE
    • ODE
    • William Ernest Henley
      • INVICTUS
      • THE BLACKBIRD
      • A BOWL OF ROSES
      • BEFORE
      • MARGARITÆ SORORI
    • INVICTUS
    • THE BLACKBIRD
    • A BOWL OF ROSES
    • BEFORE
    • MARGARITÆ SORORI
    • Robert Louis Stevenson
      • SUMMER SUN
      • WINTER-TIME
      • ROMANCE
      • REQUIEM
    • SUMMER SUN
    • WINTER-TIME
    • ROMANCE
    • REQUIEM
    • Alice Meynell
      • A THRUSH BEFORE DAWN
    • A THRUSH BEFORE DAWN
    • Fiona Macleod (William Sharp)
      • THE VALLEY OF SILENCE
      • THE VISION
    • THE VALLEY OF SILENCE
    • THE VISION
    • Oscar Wilde
      • REQUIESCAT
      • IMPRESSION DU MATIN
    • REQUIESCAT
    • IMPRESSION DU MATIN
    • John Davidson
      • A BALLAD OF HELL
      • IMAGINATION (From "New Year's Eve")
    • A BALLAD OF HELL
    • IMAGINATION (From "New Year's Eve")
    • William Watson
      • ODE IN MAY[1]
      • ESTRANGEMENT[2]
      • SONG
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • ODE IN MAY[1]
    • ESTRANGEMENT[2]
    • SONG
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Francis Thompson
      • DAISY
      • TO OLIVIA
      • AN ARAB LOVE-SONG
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • DAISY
    • TO OLIVIA
    • AN ARAB LOVE-SONG
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • A. E. Housman
      • REVEILLÉ
      • WHEN I WAS ONE-AND-TWENTY
      • WITH RUE MY HEART IS LADEN
      • TO AN ATHLETE DYING YOUNG
      • "LOVELIEST OF TREES"
    • REVEILLÉ
    • WHEN I WAS ONE-AND-TWENTY
    • WITH RUE MY HEART IS LADEN
    • TO AN ATHLETE DYING YOUNG
    • "LOVELIEST OF TREES"
    • Douglas Hyde
      • I SHALL NOT DIE FOR THEE
    • I SHALL NOT DIE FOR THEE
    • Amy Levy
      • EPITAPH (On a commonplace person who died in bed)
      • IN THE MILE END ROAD
    • EPITAPH (On a commonplace person who died in bed)
    • IN THE MILE END ROAD
    • Katharine Tynan Hinkson
      • SHEEP AND LAMBS
      • ALL-SOULS
    • SHEEP AND LAMBS
    • ALL-SOULS
    • Owen Seaman
      • TO AN OLD FOGEY (Who Contends that Christmas is Played Out)
      • THOMAS OF THE LIGHT HEART
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • TO AN OLD FOGEY (Who Contends that Christmas is Played Out)
    • THOMAS OF THE LIGHT HEART
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Henry Newbolt
      • DRAKE'S DRUM
    • DRAKE'S DRUM
    • Arthur Symons
      • IN THE WOOD OF FINVARA
      • MODERN BEAUTY
    • IN THE WOOD OF FINVARA
    • MODERN BEAUTY
    • William Butler Yeats
      • THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE
      • THE SONG OF THE OLD MOTHER
      • THE CAP AND BELLS
      • AN OLD SONG RESUNG
    • THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE
    • THE SONG OF THE OLD MOTHER
    • THE CAP AND BELLS
    • AN OLD SONG RESUNG
    • Rudyard Kipling
      • GUNGA DIN
      • THE RETURN[11]
      • THE CONUNDRUM OF THE WORKSHOPS
      • AN ASTROLOGER'S SONG[12]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • GUNGA DIN
    • THE RETURN[11]
    • THE CONUNDRUM OF THE WORKSHOPS
    • AN ASTROLOGER'S SONG[12]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Richard Le Gallienne
      • A BALLAD OF LONDON
      • REGRET
    • A BALLAD OF LONDON
    • REGRET
    • Lionel Johnson
      • MYSTIC AND CAVALIER
      • TO A TRAVELLER
    • MYSTIC AND CAVALIER
    • TO A TRAVELLER
    • Ernest Dowson
      • TO ONE IN BEDLAM
      • YOU WOULD HAVE UNDERSTOOD ME
    • TO ONE IN BEDLAM
    • YOU WOULD HAVE UNDERSTOOD ME
    • "A. E." (George William Russell)
      • THE GREAT BREATH
      • THE UNKNOWN GOD
    • THE GREAT BREATH
    • THE UNKNOWN GOD
    • Stephen Phillips
      • FRAGMENT FROM "HEROD"
      • BEAUTIFUL LIE THE DEAD
      • A DREAM
    • FRAGMENT FROM "HEROD"
    • BEAUTIFUL LIE THE DEAD
    • A DREAM
    • Laurence Binyon
      • A SONG
      • THE HOUSE THAT WAS
    • A SONG
    • THE HOUSE THAT WAS
    • Alfred Douglas
      • THE GREEN RIVER
    • THE GREEN RIVER
    • T. Sturge Moore
      • THE DYING SWAN
      • SILENCE SINGS
    • THE DYING SWAN
    • SILENCE SINGS
    • William H. Davies
      • DAYS TOO SHORT
      • THE MOON
      • THE VILLAIN
      • THE EXAMPLE
    • DAYS TOO SHORT
    • THE MOON
    • THE VILLAIN
    • THE EXAMPLE
    • Hilaire Belloc
      • THE SOUTH COUNTRY
    • THE SOUTH COUNTRY
    • Anthony C. Deane
      • THE BALLAD OF THE BILLYCOCK
      • A RUSTIC SONG
    • THE BALLAD OF THE BILLYCOCK
    • A RUSTIC SONG
    • J. M. Synge
      • BEG-INNISH
      • A TRANSLATION FROM PETRARCH
      • TO THE OAKS OF GLENCREE
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • BEG-INNISH
    • A TRANSLATION FROM PETRARCH
    • TO THE OAKS OF GLENCREE
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Nora Hopper Chesson
      • A CONNAUGHT LAMENT
    • A CONNAUGHT LAMENT
    • Eva Gore-Booth
      • THE WAVES OF BREFFNY
      • WALLS
    • THE WAVES OF BREFFNY
    • WALLS
    • Moira O'Neill
      • A BROKEN SONG
      • BEAUTY'S A FLOWER
    • A BROKEN SONG
    • BEAUTY'S A FLOWER
    • John McCrae
      • IN FLANDERS FIELDS
    • IN FLANDERS FIELDS
    • Ford Madox Hueffer
      • CLAIR DE LUNE
        • I
        • II
      • I
      • II
      • "THERE SHALL BE MORE JOY ..."
    • CLAIR DE LUNE
      • I
      • II
    • I
    • II
    • "THERE SHALL BE MORE JOY ..."
    • Walter De la Mare
      • THE LISTENERS
      • AN EPITAPH
      • TIRED TIM
      • OLD SUSAN
      • NOD
    • THE LISTENERS
    • AN EPITAPH
    • TIRED TIM
    • OLD SUSAN
    • NOD
    • G. K. Chesterton
      • LEPANTO[14]
      • A PRAYER IN DARKNESS
      • THE DONKEY
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • LEPANTO[14]
    • A PRAYER IN DARKNESS
    • THE DONKEY
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
      • PRELUDE
      • THE STONE[15]
      • SIGHT[16]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • PRELUDE
    • THE STONE[15]
    • SIGHT[16]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • John Masefield
      • A CONSECRATION
      • SEA-FEVER
      • ROUNDING THE HORN (From "Dauber")[17]
      • THE CHOICE
      • SONNET[18]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • A CONSECRATION
    • SEA-FEVER
    • ROUNDING THE HORN (From "Dauber")[17]
    • THE CHOICE
    • SONNET[18]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Lord Dunsany
      • SONGS FROM AN EVIL WOOD
        • I
        • II
        • III
      • I
      • II
      • III
    • SONGS FROM AN EVIL WOOD
      • I
      • II
      • III
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • Edward Thomas
      • IF I SHOULD EVER BY CHANCE
      • TALL NETTLES
      • FIFTY FAGGOTS
      • COCK-CROW
    • IF I SHOULD EVER BY CHANCE
    • TALL NETTLES
    • FIFTY FAGGOTS
    • COCK-CROW
    • Seumas O'Sullivan
      • PRAISE
    • PRAISE
    • Ralph Hodgson
      • EVE
      • TIME, YOU OLD GIPSY MAN
      • THE BIRDCATCHER
      • THE MYSTERY
    • EVE
    • TIME, YOU OLD GIPSY MAN
    • THE BIRDCATCHER
    • THE MYSTERY
    • Harold Monro
      • THE NIGHTINGALE NEAR THE HOUSE
      • EVERY THING
      • STRANGE MEETINGS
    • THE NIGHTINGALE NEAR THE HOUSE
    • EVERY THING
    • STRANGE MEETINGS
    • T. M. Kettle
      • TO MY DAUGHTER BETTY, THE GIFT OF GOD
    • TO MY DAUGHTER BETTY, THE GIFT OF GOD
    • Alfred Noyes
      • SHERWOOD
      • THE BARREL-ORGAN
      • EPILOGUE (From "The Flower of Old Japan")
    • SHERWOOD
    • THE BARREL-ORGAN
    • EPILOGUE (From "The Flower of Old Japan")
    • Padraic Colum
      • THE PLOUGHER
      • AN OLD WOMAN OF THE ROADS
    • THE PLOUGHER
    • AN OLD WOMAN OF THE ROADS
    • Joseph Campbell (Seosamh MacCathmhaoil)
      • I AM THE MOUNTAINY SINGER
      • THE OLD WOMAN
    • I AM THE MOUNTAINY SINGER
    • THE OLD WOMAN
    • James Stephens
      • THE SHELL
      • WHAT TOMAS AN BUILE SAID IN A PUB
      • TO THE FOUR COURTS, PLEASE
    • THE SHELL
    • WHAT TOMAS AN BUILE SAID IN A PUB
    • TO THE FOUR COURTS, PLEASE
    • John Drinkwater
      • RECIPROCITY
      • A TOWN WINDOW
    • RECIPROCITY
    • A TOWN WINDOW
    • James Joyce
      • I HEAR AN ARMY
    • I HEAR AN ARMY
    • J. C. Squire
      • A HOUSE
    • A HOUSE
    • Lascelles Abercrombie
      • FROM "VASHTI"
      • SONG (From "Judith")
    • FROM "VASHTI"
    • SONG (From "Judith")
    • James Elroy Flecker
      • THE OLD SHIPS
    • THE OLD SHIPS
    • D. H. Lawrence
      • PEOPLE
      • PIANO
    • PEOPLE
    • PIANO
    • John Freeman
      • STONE TREES
    • STONE TREES
    • Shane Leslie
      • FLEET STREET
      • THE PATER OF THE CANNON
    • FLEET STREET
    • THE PATER OF THE CANNON
    • Frances Cornford
      • PREËXISTENCE
    • PREËXISTENCE
    • Anna Wickham
      • THE SINGER
      • REALITY
      • SONG
    • THE SINGER
    • REALITY
    • SONG
    • Siegfried Sassoon
      • TO VICTORY
      • DREAMERS
      • THE REAR-GUARD
      • THRUSHES
      • AFTERMATH
    • TO VICTORY
    • DREAMERS
    • THE REAR-GUARD
    • THRUSHES
    • AFTERMATH
    • Rupert Brooke
      • THE GREAT LOVER[19]
      • DUST[20]
      • THE SOLDIER[21]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE GREAT LOVER[19]
    • DUST[20]
    • THE SOLDIER[21]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Winifred M. Letts
      • GRANDEUR
      • THE SPIRES OF OXFORD
    • GRANDEUR
    • THE SPIRES OF OXFORD
    • Francis Brett Young
      • LOCHANILAUN
    • LOCHANILAUN
    • F. S. Flint
      • LONDON
    • LONDON
    • Edith Sitwell
      • THE WEB OF EROS
      • INTERLUDE
    • THE WEB OF EROS
    • INTERLUDE
    • F. W. Harvey
      • THE BUGLER
    • THE BUGLER
    • T. P. Cameron Wilson
      • SPORTSMEN IN PARADISE
    • SPORTSMEN IN PARADISE
    • W. J. Turner
      • ROMANCE
    • ROMANCE
    • Patrick MacGill
      • BY-THE-WAY
      • DEATH AND THE FAIRIES
    • BY-THE-WAY
    • DEATH AND THE FAIRIES
    • Francis Ledwidge
      • AN EVENING IN ENGLAND
      • EVENING CLOUDS
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • AN EVENING IN ENGLAND
    • EVENING CLOUDS
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Irene Rutherford McLeod
      • "IS LOVE, THEN, SO SIMPLE"
      • LONE DOG
    • "IS LOVE, THEN, SO SIMPLE"
    • LONE DOG
    • Richard Aldington
      • PRELUDE
      • IMAGES
        • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
        • V
        • VI
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
      • AT THE BRITISH MUSEUM
    • PRELUDE
    • IMAGES
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • VI
    • AT THE BRITISH MUSEUM
    • Edward Shanks
      • COMPLAINT
    • COMPLAINT
    • Osbert Sitwell
      • THE BLIND PEDLAR
      • PROGRESS
    • THE BLIND PEDLAR
    • PROGRESS
    • Robert Nichols
      • NEARER
    • NEARER
    • Charles Hamilton Sorley
      • TWO SONNETS
        • I
        • II
      • I
      • II
      • TO GERMANY
    • TWO SONNETS
      • I
      • II
    • I
    • II
    • TO GERMANY
    • Robert Graves
      • IT'S A QUEER TIME
      • A PINCH OF SALT
      • I WONDER WHAT IT FEELS LIKE TO BE DROWNED?
      • THE LAST POST
    • IT'S A QUEER TIME
    • A PINCH OF SALT
    • I WONDER WHAT IT FEELS LIKE TO BE DROWNED?
    • THE LAST POST
    • INDEX
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