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Astrophel and Other Poems Taken from The Collected Poetical Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne, Vol. VI   By: (1837-1909)

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Astrophel and other poems

By

Algernon Charles Swinburne

Taken from The Collected Poetical Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne Vol. VI

THE COLLECTED POETICAL WORKS OF ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE

VOL. VI

A MIDSUMMER HOLIDAY: ASTROPHEL: A CHANNEL PASSAGE AND OTHER TALES

SWINBURNE'S POETICAL WORKS

I. POEMS AND BALLADS (First Series).

II. SONGS BEFORE SUNRISE, AND SONGS OF TWO NATIONS.

III. POEMS AND BALLADS (Second and Third Series), and SONGS OF THE SPRINGTIDES.

IV. TRISTRAM OF LYONESSE, THE TALE OF BALEN, ATALANTA IN CALYDON, ERECHTHEUS.

V. STUDIES IN SONG, A CENTURY OF ROUNDELS, SONNETS ON ENGLISH DRAMATIC POETS, THE HEPTALOGIA, ETC.

VI. A MIDSUMMER HOLIDAY, ASTROPHEL, A CHANNEL PASSAGE AND OTHER POEMS.

LONDON: WILLIAM HEINEMANN

A MIDSUMMER HOLIDAY: ASTROPHEL: A CHANNEL PASSAGE AND OTHER POEMS

By

Algernon Charles Swinburne

1917

LONDON: WILLIAM HEINEMANN

First printed ( Chatto ), 1904

Reprinted 1904, '09, '10, '12

( Heinemann ), 1917

London: William Heinemann , 1917

ASTROPHEL AND OTHER POEMS

ASTROPHEL 121

A NYMPHOLEPT 127

ON THE SOUTH COAST 141

AN AUTUMN VISION 149

A SWIMMER'S DREAM 159

GRACE DARLING 164

LOCH TORRIDON 171

THE PALACE OF PAN 178

A YEAR'S CAROLS 181

ENGLAND: AN ODE 186

ETON: AN ODE 191

THE UNION 194

EAST TO WEST 196

INSCRIPTIONS FOR THE FOUR SIDES OF A PEDESTAL 197

ON THE DEATH OF RICHARD BURTON 199

ELEGY 202

A SEQUENCE OF SONNETS ON THE DEATH OF ROBERT BROWNING 208

SUNSET AND MOONRISE 212

BIRTHDAY ODE 214

THRENODY 217

THE BALLAD OF MELICERTES 220

AU TOMBEAU DE BANVILLE 222

LIGHT: AN EPICEDE 223

THRENODY 225

A DIRGE 227

A REMINISCENCE 229

VIA DOLOROSA 230

I. TRANSFIGURATION 231

II. DELIVERANCE 232

III. THANKSGIVING 233

IV. LIBITINA VERTICORDIA 234

V. THE ORDER OF RELEASE 235

VI. PSYCHAGOGOS 236

VII. THE LAST WORD 237

IN MEMORY OF AURELIO SAFFI 238

THE FESTIVAL OF BEATRICE 242

THE MONUMENT OF GIORDANO BRUNO 243

LIFE IN DEATH 245

EPICEDE 246

MEMORIAL VERSES ON THE DEATH OF WILLIAM BELL SCOTT 249

AN OLD SAYING 253

A MOSS ROSE 254

TO A CAT 255

HAWTHORN DYKE 258

THE BROTHERS 259

JACOBITE SONG 263

THE BALLAD OF DEAD MEN'S BAY 266

DEDICATION 271

ASTROPHEL AND OTHER POEMS

TO WILLIAM MORRIS

ASTROPHEL

AFTER READING SIR PHILIP SIDNEY'S ARCADIA IN THE GARDEN OF AN OLD ENGLISH MANOR HOUSE

I

A star in the silence that follows The song of the death of the sun Speaks music in heaven, and the hollows And heights of the world are as one; One lyre that outsings and outlightens The rapture of sunset, and thrills Mute night till the sense of it brightens The soul that it fills... Continue reading book >>




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