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Goblin Market, The Prince's Progress, and Other Poems   By: (1830-1894)

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The World's Classics


Goblin Market The Prince's Progress And other poems


Christina Rossetti

Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press London, Edinburgh, Glasgow New York, Toronto, Melbourne & Bombay

Christina Georgina Rossetti

Born, 38 Charlotte Street, Portland Place, London, December 5, 1830 Died, 30 Torrington Square, London, December 29, 1894

'Goblin Market and other Poems' was first published in 1862, 'The Prince's Progress and other Poems' was first published in 1866. In 'The World's Classics' the contents of these two books, together with other poems, were first published in one volume in 1913.

To MY MOTHER In all reverence and love I inscribe this book



Goblin Market In the Round Tower at Jhansi, June 8, 1857 Dream Land At Home A Triad Love from the North Winter Rain Cousin Kate Noble Sisters Spring The Lambs of Grasmere, 1860 A Birthday Remember After Death An End My Dream Song ('Oh roses for the flush of youth') The Hour and the Ghost A Summer Wish An Apple Gathering Song ('Two doves upon the selfsame branch') Maude Clare Echo My Secret Another Spring A Peal of Bells Fata Morgana 'No, Thank you, John' May A Pause of Thought Twilight Calm Wife to Husband Three Seasons Mirage Shut out Sound Sleep Song ('She sat and sang alway') Song ('When I am dead, my dearest') Dead before Death Bitter for Sweet Sister Maude Rest The First Spring Day The Convent Threshold Up hill

DEVOTIONAL PIECES 'The Love of Christ which passeth Knowledge' 'A Bruised Reed shall He not Break' A Better Resurrection Advent The Three Enemies The One Certainty Christian and Jew Sweet Death Symbols 'Consider the Lilies of the Field' The World A Testimony Sleep at Sea From House to Home Old and New Year Ditties: No. I No. II No. III Amen


The Prince's Progress Maiden Song Jessie Cameron Spring Quiet The Poor Ghost A Portrait Dream Love Twice Songs in a Cornfield A Year's Windfalls The Queen of Hearts One Day A Bird's Eye View Light Love A Dream A Ring Posy Beauty is Vain Lady Maggie What would I give? The Bourne Summer Autumn The Ghost's Petition Memory A Royal Princess Shall I Forget? Vanity of Vanities L. E. L. Life and Death Bird or Beast? Eve Grown and Flown A Farm Walk Somewhere or Other A Chill Child's Talk in April Gone for Ever Under the Rose

DEVOTIONAL PIECES Despised and Rejected Long Barren If only Dost thou not Care? Weary in Well doing Martyrs' Song After this the Judgement Good Friday The Lowest Place


Death's Chill Between Heart's Chill Between Repining Sit Down in the Lowest Room My Friend Last Night Consider Helen Grey 'By the Waters of Babylon' Seasons Mother Country A Smile and a Sigh Dead Hope Autumn Violets 'They Desire a Better Country' The Offering of the New Law Conference between Christ, the Saints, and the Soul 'Come unto Me' 'Jesus, do I Love Thee?' 'I know you not' 'Before the Paling of the Stars' Easter Even Paradise: in a Dream Within the Veil Paradise: in a Symbol Amor Mundi Who shall deliver Me? If Twilight Night



Morning and evening Maids heard the goblins cry: 'Come buy our orchard fruits, Come buy, come buy: Apples and quinces, Lemons and oranges, Plump unpecked cherries, Melons and raspberries, Bloom down cheeked peaches, Swart headed mulberries, 10 Wild free born cranberries, Crab apples, dewberries, Pine apples, blackberries, Apricots, strawberries; All ripe together In summer weather, Morns that pass by, Fair eves that fly; Come buy, come buy: Our grapes fresh from the vine, 20 Pomegranates full and fine, Dates and sharp bullaces, Rare pears and greengages, Damsons and bilberries, Taste them and try: Currants and gooseberries, Bright fire like barberries, Figs to fill your mouth, Citrons from the South, Sweet to tongue and sound to eye; 30 Come buy, come buy... Continue reading book >>

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