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Victorian Songs Lyrics of the Affections and Nature   By: (1849-1928)

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Victorian Songs

"'Let some one sing to us, lightlier move The minutes fledged with music'."


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Victorian Songs

Lyrics of the Affections and Nature


Collected and Illustrated by Edmund H Garrett with an Introduction by Edmund Gosse


Little Brown and Company Boston 1895

Copyright, 1895. BY EDMUND H. GARRETT.

University Press: John Wilson and Son, Cambridge, U.S.A.

[Transcriber's Note:

Some printings of the book have a two page Editor's Note before the Contents, acknowledging the "publishers and authors who have given permission for the use of many of the songs included in this volume". It has been omitted from this e text.]



Where are the songs I used to know?

Christina Rossetti.

AÏDÉ, HAMILTON (1830). Page Remember or Forget 3 Oh, Let Me Dream 6 Love, the Pilgrim 7

ALLINGHAM, WILLIAM (1824 1889). Lovely Mary Donnelly 9 Song 13 Serenade 14 Across the Sea 16

ARNOLD, SIR EDWIN (1832). Serenade 18 A Love Song of Henri Quatre 20

ASHE, THOMAS (1836 1889). No and Yes 22 At Altenahr 23 Marit 24

AUSTIN, ALFRED (1835). A Night in June 26

BEDDOES, THOMAS LOVELL (1803 1849). Dream Pedlary 30 Song from the Ship 33 Song 34 Song 35 Song, by Two Voices 36 Song 38

BENNETT, WILLIAM COX (1820). Cradle Song 39 My Roses blossom the Whole Year Round 41 Cradle Song 42

BOURDILLON, F. W. (1852). Love's Meinie 43 The Night has a Thousand Eyes 44 A Lost Voice 45

BUCHANAN, ROBERT (1841). Serenade 46 Song 48

COLLINS, MORTIMER (1827 1876). To F. C. 49 A Game of Chess 50 Multum in Parvo 52 Violets at Home 53 My Thrush 54

CRAIK, DINAH MARIA MULOCK (1826 1887)... Continue reading book >>

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