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By: Edgar A. Guest (1881-1959)

Book cover Over Here
Book cover When Day is Done

By: Katharine Pyle (1863-1938)

Book cover Careless Jane and Other Tales

By: Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué (1777-1843)

Book cover Sintram and His Companions

Friedrich de la Motte Fouque, also the author of Undine, was a German Romantic writer whose stories were filled with knights, damsels in distress, evil enchantments, and the struggle of good against overpowering evil. 'My strength is as the strength of ten, Because my heart is pure.' Fouque blends the Romantic love for nature and ancient chivalry while telling a powerful story about a young man who yearns for that which he can never attain.

By: Vita Sackville-West (1892-1962)

Book cover Poems of West and East

Victoria Mary Sackville-West, The Hon Lady Nicolson, best known as Vita Sackville-West, was an English author and poet. Her long narrative poem, The Land, won the Hawthornden Prize in 1927. She won it again, becoming the only writer to do so, in 1933 with her Collected Poems. She helped create her own gardens in Sissinghurst, Kent, which provide the backdrop to Sissinghurst Castle. She was famous for her exuberant aristocratic life, her strong marriage, and her passionate affair with novelist Virginia Woolf. Poems of West and East is a short collection of her early work, which was published in 1917. (Summary by Wikipedia and Elizabeth Klett)

By: Joseph Crosby Lincoln (1870-1944)

Book cover Cape Cod Ballads, and Other Verse

By: Apollonius Rhodius (3rd Cent. -3rd Cent.)

Book cover Argonautica

The story of how Jason and a group of famous heroes of Greece took to sea in the Argos has been told many times, before and after Apollonius of Rhodes, wrote his Argonautica, in the 3rd century b.C.. It is not only the oldest full version of the tale to arrive to our days, but also the only extant example of Hellenistic epic. This was already a popular myth by the times of Apollonius, who makes the story of how Jason and the Argonauts sail to Colchis in search of the Golden Fleece, and have to go through a lot of adventures to fulfill their task, a mix of simple narrative and scholarly catalog. The Argonautica had a deep impact on European literature as a whole.

By: S. Griswold (Sylvanus Griswold) Morley (1878-1970)

Book cover Modern Spanish Lyrics

By: C. J. (Clarence James) Dennis (1876-1938)

Book cover Digger Smith

By: Daniel Bussier Shumway (1868-)

Book cover The Nibelungenlied

By: Marietta Holley (1836-1926)

Book cover Poems

This is a collection of poems by Marietta Holley, better known as Josiah Allen's Wife.

By: Clara M. Beede

Clear Crystals by Clara M. Beede Clear Crystals

Book of 31 short poems dedicated to Soldierboys.

By: Charles George Douglas Roberts (1860-1943)

Book cover In Divers Tones

By: Richard Le Gallienne (1866-1947)

Book cover The Silk-Hat Soldier And Other Poems in War Time
Book cover A Jongleur Strayed Verses on Love and Other Matters Sacred and Profane

By: Robert Copland (fl. 1515)

Book cover Jyl of Breyntfords Testament

Introduction - This is a collection of ten comic pieces from the 16th century and earlier, as compiled and edited by Frederick Furnivall for private circulation in 1871. Only the first is by Copland. (Introduction by Grant Hurlock)

By: Frank Sidgwick (1879-1939)

Book cover Ballads of Robin Hood and other Outlaws Popular Ballads of the Olden Times - Fourth Series

By: Alice Christiana Thompson Meynell (1847-1922)

Book cover Flower of the Mind
Book cover A Father of Women and other poems
Book cover Poems

By: Alice Meynell (1847-1922)

Book cover Fold

Alice Christiana Gertrude Meynell was an English writer, editor, critic, and suffragist, now remembered mainly as a poet. At the end of the 19th century, in conjunction with uprisings against the British (among them the Indians', the Zulus', the Boxer Rebellion, and the Muslim revolt led by Muhammad Ahmed in the Sudan), many European scholars, writers, and artists, began to question Europe's colonial imperialism. This led the Meynells and others in their circle to speak out for the oppressed. Alice Meynell was a vice-president of the Women Writers' Suffrage League, founded by Cicely Hamilton and active 1908–19.

By: Robert Bloomfield (1766-1823)

Book cover Rural Tales, Ballads, and Songs

By: Adam L. (Adam Luke) [Editor] Gowans

Book cover The Hundred Best English Poems

By: A. E. (Alfred Edward) Housman (1859-1936)

Book cover Last Poems by A. E. Housman

By: John Gould Fletcher (1886-1950)

Book cover Japanese Prints

By: Charles H. Bennett (1829-1867)

Book cover The Nine Lives of A Cat A Tale of Wonder

By: A. H. (Arthur Henry) Bullen (1857-1920)

Book cover Lyrics from the Song-Books of the Elizabethan Age

By: Maria W. Stewart (1803-1879)

Book cover Meditations from the Pen

Maria W. Stewart was America's first black woman political writer. Between 1831 and 1833, she gave four speeches on the topics of slavery and women's rights. Meditations From The Pen of Mrs. Maria W. Stewart—published in 1879 shortly before her death—is a collection of those speeches as well as her memoir, some meditations and prayers. They are political, poetical and sermon all at the same time; but in the mileu in which she lectured, they were a critically important part of the abolitionist movement years before the contributions of others such as Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth...

By: John Oxenham (1852-1941)

Book cover Bees in Amber A Little Book of Thoughtful Verse
Book cover 'All's Well!'

By: George Crabbe (1754-1832)

Book cover The Library

By: Francis T. Palgrave (1824-1897)

Book cover Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Pieces In the English Language

Palgrave's principal contribution to the development of literary taste was contained in his Golden Treasury of English Songs and Lyrics (1861), an anthology of the best poetry in the language constructed upon a plan sound and spacious, and followed out with a delicacy of feeling which could scarcely be surpassed. This book is a delightful one to listen to with family or friends. You're sure to find something to relate to in these wonderful poems.


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