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Louise Chandler Moulton, literary executrix of Philip Bourke Marston; Mrs. Eveleen Myers, for sonnets by F. W. H. Myers; Messrs. Chatto and Windus for a sonnet by A. W. E. O'Shaughnessy; Messrs. Walter Scott, for sonnets by Mark Andre RafFalovich; Mr. Fisher Unwin, for sonnets by A. M. F. Robinson; Messrs. Macmillan and Co., for sonnets by Christina Rossetti; Messrs. Ellis for those of Dante Gabriel Rossetti; Mr. Robert Ross, literary executor of Oscar Wilde, and Messrs Methuen and Co., the publishers of Wilde's works.

Should any copyright pieces have been printed without permission having been sought, the negleS is inadvertent.

The contents of the first part of the book are in chronological order, but the work of nineteenthcentury poets is given alphabetically under their names, beginning with Matthew Arnold.

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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

"That time of year thou mayst in me behold" 17

"Then hate me when thou wilt; if ever, now" 18

"From you have I been absent in the spring" 19

"When in the chronicle of wasted time" 20

"O, never say that I was false of heart" 21

"Let me not to the marriage of true minds" 22

"What potions have I drunk of Siren tears" 23

/" The expense of spirit in a waste of shame" 24.

"Poor soul, the centre of my sinful earth" 25 WILLIAM ALEXANDER, EARL OF STIRLING

"Ah thou, my love, wilt lose thyself at last" 26

THOMAS CAMPION

"Thrice toss those oaken ashes in the air" 27

BARNABE BARNES

"Ah, sweet Content! where is thy mild abode" 28

JOHN DONNE

"Death! be not proud, though some have called thee" 29

WILLIAM DRUMMOND

"The sun is fair when he with crimson crown" 30

"That I so slenderly set forth my mind" 31

"As, in a dusky and tempestuous night" 32

"These eyes, dear Lord, once tapers of desire" 33

WILLIAM HABINGTON

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To Castara 35

JOHN MILTON

To the Nightingale 36

On his Blindness 37

On his Deceased Wife 38

WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

To Sleep 39

"Surprised by joy—impatient as the Wind" 4.0 WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

"The world is too much with us: late and soon" 41

"Scorn not the Sonnet; Critic, you hare frown'd" 42

London, 1802. 43

To a Snow-Drop 44

Composed upon Westminster Bridge 45

The Infant M M 46

"Hark! 'tis the Thrush, undaunted, undeprest" 47

Composed in the Valley near Dover 48

Mutability 49

ROBERT SOUTHEY

Winter 50

CHARLES LAMB

"In Christian world Mary the garland wears!" 51

PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY

Ozymandias 52

JOHN KEATS

To G. A. W. 53

On First Looking into Chapman's Homer 54

"Happy is England! I could be content" 55

To Sleep 56

His Last Sonnet 57

HARTLEY COLERIDGE

"Long time a child, and still a child, when years" 58

November 59

Homer 60

"Think upon Death, 'tis good to think of Death" 61

THOMAS HOOD

"Love, dearest Lady, such as I would speak" 62

Written in a volume of Shakespeare 63

Death 64

MATTHEW ARNOLD

Shakespeare 65

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