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Adieu, adieu I my native shore 7

Afric is all the sun's, and as her earth 273

And thou art dead, as young and fair 289 ,

Ave Maria! blessed be the hour 270

'Bring forth the horse!' The horse was brought 223

Clime of the unforgotten brave! 291

Come, blue-eyed maid of heaven !—but thou, alas 25

Eternal Spirit of the chainless Mind! 155

Hail to our master !—Prince of Earth and Air 192

How pleasant were the songs of Toobonai 301

If that high world, which lies beyond 296

I had a dream, which was not all a dream 220

I stood in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs 92

I tread on air, and sink not; yet I fear 279

Is thy face like thy mother's, my fair child! 51

Know ye the land where the cypress and myrtle 292

Maid of Athens, ere we part 288

Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains 170

Mortal! to thy bidding bowed 170

My hair is gray, but not with years 155

Not in those climes where I have late been straying I

O'er the glad waters of the dark-blue sea 293

O snatch'd away in beauty's bloom 297

O talk not to me of a name great in story 300

O, thou! in Hellas deemed of heavenly birth 3

Our life is twofold: Sleep hath its own world 213

Roll on, thou deep and dark-blue Ocean—roll 151

She walks in beauty, like the night 296

Slow sinks, more lovely ere his race be run 294


So, we'll go no more a roving 300

Tambourgi! Tambourgi! thy larum afar 42

The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold 298

The castled crag of Drachenfels 69

The isles of Greece ! the isles of Greece 263

The lamp must be replenish'd, but even then 168

The ship, call'd the most holy 'Trinidada' 238

There be none of Beauty's daughters 299

There is a pleasure in the pathless woods 151

There was a sound of revelry by night 58

Thus usually when he was ask'd to sing 262

'Tis time this heart should be unmov'd 303

When coldness wraps this suffering clay 297

When the moon is on the wave 175

When we two parted 287

"I do not know where else, within the limits, to find so delightful a selection of noble poems."—Prof. Thomas P. Price of Columbia.


From Spenser to Tennyson. Selected and edited by HENRV S. Pancoast, author of An Introduction to English Literature, etc. 749 pp. i6mo. $1.50, net.

Some 250 complete poems, besides selections from such long poems as "The Faerie Queene," "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage," etc.

There are 19 pages of Ballads, 33 of Spenser, 22 of Elizabethan Songs and Lyrics, 16 of Elizabethan Sonnets, 51 of Seventeenth Century Songs, si of verse from Dryden to Thomson, 277 of verse from Thomson to Tennyson, and 100 of Victorian verse, 164 of Notes (chiefly biographical and appreciative), and an index of titles.

New York Tribune: "We believe it will be received cordially by all lovers of poetry, whether elementary students or not. Basing his selections on the individual excellence and historic importance of the poems, the editor has not allowed his fidelity to the latter test to overrule his taste, and there is very little matter in the book which is historically significant alone. First and last, this is an anthology of the best poetry."

Prof. Henry A. Beers of Yale, author of "English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century," etc.: "The collection seems to me in general made with excellent judgment, and the notes are sensible, helpful, and not too weitlaufig."

Prof. Albert S. Cook of Yale: "A thoroughly good selection, and the notes are judicious, so far as I have examined."

Prof.'William Hand Browne of Johns Hopkins: "The scope is amply wide, and the selections as judicious as was possible under the limitations. The notes, judging from a hasty glance, seem full and clear."

Prof. Charles W. Kent of the University of Virginia: "Contains nearly all the poems I would wish in such a volume and very few that I would readily dispense with."

Prof. James M. Dixon of 'Washington University: "It is just such a handy volume as can be made, by a sympathetic teacher, a companion to the scholar for life."

HENRY HOLT & CO., 3Z&te£&£> i 1900

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