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Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold   By: (1822-1888)

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Printer errors have been corrected and are listed at the end. The author's spelling has been retained.

POETICAL WORKS OF MATTHEW ARNOLD

First Complete Edition printed September 1890. Reprinted November and December 1890. July 1891.

POETICAL WORKS OF MATTHEW ARNOLD

London MacMillan And Co. and New York 1891 All rights reserved

CONTENTS

EARLY POEMS

SONNETS PAGE

QUIET WORK 1 TO A FRIEND 2 SHAKESPEARE 2 WRITTEN IN EMERSON'S ESSAYS 3 WRITTEN IN BUTLER'S SERMONS 4 TO THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON 4 IN HARMONY WITH NATURE 5 TO GEORGE CRUIKSHANK 6 TO A REPUBLICAN FRIEND, 1848 6 CONTINUED 7 RELIGIOUS ISOLATION 8

MYCERINUS 8

THE CHURCH OF BROU

I. THE CASTLE 13 II. THE CHURCH 17 III. THE TOMB 18

A MODERN SAPPHO 20

REQUIESCAT 21

YOUTH AND CALM 22

A MEMORY PICTURE 23

A DREAM 25

THE NEW SIRENS 26

THE VOICE 36

YOUTH'S AGITATIONS 37

THE WORLD'S TRIUMPHS 38

STAGIRIUS 38

HUMAN LIFE 40

TO A GIPSY CHILD BY THE SEA SHORE 41

A QUESTION 44

IN UTRUMQUE PARATUS 45

THE WORLD AND THE QUIETIST 46

HORATIAN ECHO 47

THE SECOND BEST 49

CONSOLATION 50

RESIGNATION 52

NARRATIVE POEMS

SOHRAB AND RUSTUM 65

THE SICK KING IN BOKHARA 92

BALDER DEAD

1. SENDING 101 2. JOURNEY TO THE DEAD 111 3. FUNERAL 121

TRISTRAM AND ISEULT

1. TRISTRAM 138 2. ISEULT OF IRELAND 150 3. ISEULT OF BRITTANY 158

SAINT BRANDAN 165

THE NECKAN 167

THE FORSAKEN MERMAN 170

SONNETS

AUSTERITY OF POETRY 177

A PICTURE AT NEWSTEAD 177

RACHEL: I, II, III 178

WORLDLY PLACE 180

EAST LONDON 180

WEST LONDON 181

EAST AND WEST 181

THE BETTER PART 182

THE DIVINITY 183

IMMORTALITY 183

THE GOOD SHEPHERD WITH THE KID 184

MONICA'S LAST PRAYER 184

LYRIC POEMS

SWITZERLAND

1. MEETING 189 2. PARTING 189 3. A FAREWELL 192 4. ISOLATION. TO MARGUERITE 195 5. TO MARGUERITE CONTINUED 197 6. ABSENCE 198 7... Continue reading book >>




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