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The poetical works of George MacDonald   By: (1824-1905)

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THE POETICAL WORKS

OF

GEORGE MACDONALD

IN TWO VOLUMES

VOL. I

1893

CONTENTS.

WITHIN AND WITHOUT

A HIDDEN LIFE

A STORY OF THE SEA SHORE

THE DISCIPLE

THE GOSPEL WOMEN 1. The Mother Mary 2. The Woman that lifted up her Voice 3. The Mother of Zebedee's Children 4. The Syrophenician Woman 5. The Widow of Nain 6. The Woman whom Satan had bound 7. The Woman who came behind Him in the Crowd 8. The Widow with the Two Mites 9. The Women who ministered unto Him 10. Pilate's Wife 11. The Woman of Samaria 12. Mary Magdalene 13. The Woman in the Temple 14. Martha 15. Mary 16. The Woman that was a Sinner

A BOOK OF SONNETS The Burnt Offering The Unseen Face Concerning Jesus A Memorial of Africa A.M.D To Garibaldi, with a Book To S.F.S Russell Gurney To One threatened with Blindness To Aubrey de Vere General Gordon The Chrysalis The Sweeper of the Floor Death

ORGAN SONGS To A.J. Scott Light To A. J. Scott I would I were a Child A Prayer for the Past Longing I know what Beauty is Sympathy The Thank Offering Prayer Rest O do not leave Me Blessed are the Meek, for they shall inherit the Earth Hymn for a Sick Girl Written for One in sore Pain A Christmas Carol for 1862 A Christmas Carol The Sleepless Jesus Christmas, 1873 Christmas, 1884 An Old Story A Song for Christmas To my Aging Friends Christmas Song of the Old Children Christmas Meditation The Old Castle Christmas Prayer Song of the Innocents Christmas Day and Every Day The Children's Heaven Rejoice The Grace of Grace Antiphon Dorcas Marriage Song Blind Bartimeus Come unto Me Morning Hymn Noontide Hymn Evening Hymn The Holy Midnight Rondel A Prayer Home from the Wars God; not Gift To any Friend

VIOLIN SONGS Hope Deferred Death Hard Times If I were a Monk, and Thou wert a Nun My Heart The Flower Angels To my Sister Oh Thou of little Faith Wild Flowers Spring Song Summer Song Autumn Song Winter Song Picture Songs A Dream Song At my Window after Sunset A Father to a Mother The Temple of God Going to Sleep To Morrow Foolish Children Love is Home Faith Waiting Our Ship My Heart thy Lark Two in One Bedtime A Prayer A Song Prayer

SONGS OF THE DAYS AND NIGHTS Songs of the Summer Days Songs of the Summer Nights Songs of the Autumn Days Songs of the Autumn Nights Songs of the Winter Days Songs of the Winter Nights Songs of the Spring Days Songs of the Spring Nights

A BOOK OF DREAMS

ROADSIDE POEMS Better Things An Old Sermon with a New Text Little Elfie Reciprocity The Shadows The Child Mother He Heeded Not The Sheep and the Goat The Wakeful Sleeper A Dream of Waking A Manchester Poem What the Lord Saith How shall He Sing who hath No Song This World Saint Peter Zacchaeus After Thomas Kemp

TO AND OF FRIENDS To Lady Noel Byron To the Same To Aurelio Saffi A Thanksgiving for F.D. Maurice George Rolleston To Gordon, leaving Khartoum Song of the Saints and Angels Failure To E.G., dedicating a Book To G.M.T. In Memoriam Lady Caroline Charteris

WITHIN AND WITHOUT:

A Dramatic Poem.

What life it is, and how that all these lives do gather With outward maker's force, or like an inward father.

SIR PHILIP SIDNEY'S Arcadia .

Written December and January , 1850 51.

TO L.P.M.D.

Receive thine own; for I and it are thine. Thou know'st its story; how for forty days Weary with sickness and with social haze, (After thy hands and lips with love divine Had somewhat soothed me, made the glory shine, Though with a watery lustre,) more delays Of blessedness forbid I took my ways Into a solitude, Invention's mine; There thought and wrote, afar, and yet with thee. Those days gone past, I came, and brought a book; My child, developed since in limb and look. It came in shining vapours from the sea, And in thy stead sung low sweet songs to me, When the red life blood labour would not brook... Continue reading book >>


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