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Poets

OF

ENGLAND AND AMERICA ;

BEING

Selections from the best Authors of both Countries,

DESIGNED AS

A COMPANION TO ALL LOVERS OF POETRY.

WITH

AN INTRODUCTORY ESSAY.

"BLESSINGS BE WITH THEM, AND ETERNAL PRAISE,
WHO GAVE US NOBLER LOVES, AND NOBLER CARES,
THE POETS!" - Wordsworth.

LONDON:

WHITTAKER & CO., AVE MARIA LANE.

LIVERPOOL: EDWARD HOWELL, CHURCH STREET.

MDCCCLIII.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

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CAMPBELL,

21

Life, (from

“ Human Life,

ROGERS,

22

To Autumn,

KEATS,

24

The Cry of the Children,

ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING, 25

Lowly Pleasures,

BARRY CORNWALL, 32

Mary Morison,

BURNS,

33

A Psalm of Life,

LONGFELLOW,

34

The Cypress Wreath,

Scott,

36

Ruth,

THOMAS HOOD, 37

To a Sky-lark,

SAELLEY,

38

Hester,

CHARLES LAMB, 43

Auld Robin Gray,

LADY ANNE BARNARD, 44

Ode to Evening,

COLLINS,

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A Satyr presenting Fruit to a Shepherdess,

FLETCHER,

43

The Bride, (from “ A Ballad upon a Wedding,”) SUCKLING,

50

The Poet's Bridal-Day Song,

ALLAN CUNNINGHAM, 51

The Grasshopper, (Anacreontic,)

COWLEY,

53

Death's Final Conquest,

SHIRLEY,

55

Youth and Age,

COLERIDGE,

56

Sonnet, ( 29,)

SHAKSPEARE,

58

Stanzas for Music,

BYRON,

59

Lucy Gray; or Solitude,

WORDSWORTH, 60

Song. On May Morning,

MILTON,

62

Song, (from “As you like it,"')

SHAKSPEARE,

63

The Romance of the Swan's Nest, ELIZABETH B. BROWNING, 64

Music, (from “The Faerie Queen,”)

SPENSER,

68

A Pastoral Evening,

FLETCHER,

69

Bermudas,

ANDREW MARVELL, 70

To Althea, (from Prison)

RICHARD LOVELACE, 72

To Daffodils,

HERRICK,

73

Song,

THOMAS CAMPBELL, 74

Dirge, (from “The Broken Heart,"

John Ford,

75

The Past,

BARRY CORNWALL, 76

Home-thoughts, from Abroad,

ROBERT BROWNING, 78

Ode to a Nightingale,

John KEATS,

79

Early Morning,

FLETCHER,

82

Flowers,

LONGFELLOW,

83

Spring,

WILLIS,

85

To a Mountain Daisy, on turning one down

BURNS,

86

with the plough, in April, 1786,

Winter in Scotland, ( from “ Marmion,”) Scott,

88

The Garden of Adonis, (from The Faerie Queen,”') SPENSER, 90

From the Passionate Pilgrim,

SHAKSFEARE,

91

To the Grasshopper and the Cricket, LEIGH HUNT,

92

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Morning; its Music, (from “The Minstrel,'') BEATTIE,

The Procession of the Seasons, (from "The Faerie Queen,") SPENSER, 94

The Ivy in the Dungeon,

CHARLES MACKAY, 95

La Belle Dame sans Merci,

KEATS,

98

Dirge in Cymbeline, .

SHAKSPEARE,

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