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The Poems of Henry Van Dyke   By: (1852-1933)

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BY HENRY VAN DYKE

Six Days of the Week

Little Rivers Fisherman's Luck Days Off Out of Doors in the Holy Land

The Ruling Passion The Blue Flower The Unknown Quantity The Valley of Vision

Camp Fires and Guide Posts Companionable Books

Poems, Collection in one volume

Songs out of Doors Golden Stars The Red Flower The Grand Canyon, and Other Poems The White Bees, and Other Poems The Builders, and Other Poems Music, and Other Poems The Toiling of Felix, and Other Poems The House of Rimmon

Studies in Tennyson Poems of Tennyson Fighting for Peace

CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS

THE POEMS OF

HENRY VAN DYKE

A NEW AND REVISED EDITION WITH MANY HITHERTO UNCOLLECTED

LONDON ARTHUR F. BIRD MCMXXV

[From an edition:] Printed by The Scribner Press, New York, U.S.A.

Dedicated in Friendship to

KATRINA TRASK

AND

JOHN HUSTON FINLEY

CONTENTS

SONGS OUT OF DOORS

EARLY VERSES

The After Echo Dulciora Three Alpine Sonnets Matins The Parting and the Coming Guest If All the Skies Wings of a Dove The Fall of the Leaves A Snow Song Roslin and Hawthornden

SONGS OUT OF DOORS

LATER POEMS

When Tulips Bloom The Whip Poor Will The Lily of Yorrow The Veery The Song Sparrow The Maryland Yellow Throat A November Daisy The Angler's Reveille The Ruby Crowned Kinglet School Indian Summer Spring in the North Spring in the South A Noon Song Light Between the Trees The Hermit Thrush Turn o' the Tide Sierra Madre The Grand Canyon The Heavenly Hills of Holland Flood Tide of Flowers God of the Open Air

NARRATIVE POEMS

The Toiling of Felix Vera Another Chance A Legend of Service The White Bees New Year's Eve The Vain King The Foolish Fir Tree "Gran' Boule" Heroes of the "Titanic" The Standard Bearer The Proud Lady

LABOUR AND ROMANCE

A Mile with Me The Three Best Things Reliance Doors of Daring The Child in the Garden Love's Reason The Echo in the Heart "Undine" "Rencontre" Love in a Look My April Lady A Lover's Envy Fire Fly City The Gentle Traveller Nepenthe Day and Night Hesper Arrival Departure The Black Birds Without Disguise An Hour "Rappelle Toi" Love's Nearness Two Songs of Heine Eight Echoes from the Poems of Auguste Angellier Rappel d'Amour The River of Dreams

HEARTH AND ALTAR

A Home Song "Little Boatie" A Mother's Birthday Transformation Rendezvous Gratitude Peace Santa Christina The Bargain To the Child Jesus Bitter Sweet Hymn of Joy Song of a Pilgrim Soul Ode to Peace Three Prayers for Sleep and Waking Portrait and Reality The Wind of Sorrow Hide and Seek Autumn in the Garden The Message Dulcis Memoria The Window Christmas Tears Dorothea, 1888 1912

EPIGRAMS, GREETINGS, AND INSCRIPTIONS

For Katrina's Sun Dial For Katrina's Window For the Friends at Hurstmont The Sun Dial at Morven The Sun Dial at Wells College To Mark Twain Stars and the Soul To Julia Marlowe To Joseph Jefferson The Mocking Bird The Empty Quatrain Pan Learns Music The Shepherd of Nymphs Echoes from the Greek Anthology One World Joy and Duty The Prison and the Angel The Way Love and Light Facta non Verba Four Things The Great River Inscription for a Tomb in England The Talisman Thorn and Rose "The Signs"

PRO PATRIA

Patria America The Ancestral Dwellings Hudson's Last Voyage Sea Gulls of Manhattan A Ballad of Claremont Hill Urbs Coronata Mercy for Armenia Sicily, December, 1908 "Come Back Again, Jeanne d'Arc" National Monuments The Monument of Francis Makemie The Statue of Sherman by St. Gaudens "America for Me" The Builders Spirit of the Everlasting Boy Texas Who Follow the Flag Stain not the Sky Peace Hymn of the Republic

THE RED FLOWER AND GOLDEN STARS

The Red Flower A Scrap of Paper Stand Fast Lights Out Remarks About Kings Might and Right The Price of Peace Storm Music The Bells of Malines Jeanne d'Arc Returns The Name of France America's Prosperity The Glory of Ships Mare Liberum "Liberty Enlightening the World" The Oxford Thrushes Homeward Bound The Winds of War News Righteous Wrath The Peaceful Warrior From Glory Unto Glory Britain, France, America The Red Cross Easter Road America's Welcome Home The Surrender of the German Fleet Golden Stars In the Blue Heaven A Shrine in the Pantheon

IN PRAISE OF POETS

Mother Earth Milton Wordsworth Keats Shelley Robert Browning Tennyson "In Memoriam" Victor Hugo Longfellow Thomas Bailey Aldrich Edmund Clarence Stedman To James Whitcomb Riley Richard Watson Gilder The Valley of Vain Verses

MUSIC

Music Master of Music The Pipes o' Pan To a Young Girl Singing The Old Flute The First Bird o' Spring

THE HOUSE OF RIMMON

A DRAMA IN FOUR ACTS

The House of Rimmon Dramatis Personæ

APPENDIX

CARMINA FESTIVA

The Little Neck Clam A Fairy Tale The Ballad of the Solemn Ass A Ballad of Santa Claus Ars Agricolaris Angler's Fireside Song How Spring Comes to Shasta Jim A Bunch of Trout Flies

Index of First Lines

SONGS OUT OF DOORS

EARLY VERSES

THE AFTER ECHO

How long the echoes love to play Around the shore of silence, as a wave Retreating circles down the sand! One after one, with sweet delay, The mellow sounds that cliff and island gave, Have lingered in the crescent bay, Until, by lightest breezes fanned, They float far off beyond the dying day And leave it still as death... Continue reading book >>




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