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C.D. Warner, et al., comp. The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

The Book of Songs, Hymns, and Lyrics

Index to Authors

Ghazel and Song by Abdallah Nihauni
Dark Aspect and Prospect by Abdulkerim
Dies Iræ by Thomas à Celano (c. 1200–c. 1265)
There’s Nae Luck About the House by Jean Adam (1704–1765)
The Wants of Man by John Quincy Adams (1767–1848)
Lament by Ahi, the Sigher
Bos’n Hill by John Albee (1833–1915)
A Song of Life by Anne Reeve Aldrich (1866–1892)
Mine Own Work by Anne Reeve Aldrich (1866–1892)
A Death-Bed by James Aldrich (1810–1856)
The Burial of Moses by Cecil Frances Alexander (1818–1895)
What’s A’ the Steer, Kimmer? by Robert Allan (1774–1841)
Bringing Our Sheaves with Us by Elizabeth Akers Allen (1832–1911)
Alone in the Fields by Hermann Allmers (1821–1902)
Young and Old by Henry Allsopp
The Auld Stuarts Back Again—Anonymous
A Farewell to the Vanities of the World—Anonymous
Crocuses at Nottingham—Anonymous
St. Ouen in Picardy—Anonymous
The Cowboy by John Antrobus (1831–1907)
Drift by George Arnold (1834–1865)
The Haymakers’ Song by Alfred Austin (1835–1913)
Parting of Godfrid and Olympia by Alfred Austin (1835–1913)
Two Dreams by Henry Willard Austin (1858–1912)
Kulnasatz, My Reindeer—Author and Translator Unknown
The Nut-Brown Maid—Author Unknown
Love will Find Out the Way—Author Unknown
Love Me Little, Love Me Long—Author Unknown
Adieu for Evermore—Author Unknown
Begone, Dull Care—Author Unknown
Sir John Barleycorn—Author Unknown
The Fairy Queen—Author Unknown
The Merry Pranks of Robin Good-Fellow—Author Unknown
The Lady Poverty—Author Unknown
Fair Helen—Author Unknown
To Phillis—Author Unknown
Winifreda—Author Unknown
A Twelfth-Century Lyric—Author Unknown
A Nineteenth-Century Lyric—Author Unknown
Phillida Flouts Me—Author Unknown
The White Rose—Author Unknown
My Love in Her Attire Doth Shew Her Wit—Author Unknown
Doubt—Author Unknown
The Bridal of Andalla—Author Unknown
The Vicar of Bray—Author Unknown
St. Anthony’s Sermon to the Fishes—Author Unknown
The Strasburg Clock—Author Unknown
The Clown’s Song—Author Unknown
Song of the Forge—Author Unknown
I Have Loved Flowers that Fade”—Author Unknown
Ancient Gueber Hymn—Author Unknown
Tranquillity—Author Unknown
The Gate of Heaven—Author Unknown
Dies Iræ—Author Unknown
Jonah’s Voyage in the Whale—Author Unknown
Pearl—Author Unknown
Binnorie—Author Unknown
The Wife of Usher’s Well—Author Unknown
Lord Lovel—Author Unknown
Barbara Allen’s Cruelty—Author Unknown
The Story of Karin—Author Unknown
The Merman—Author Unknown
Persian Epigrams—Author Unknown
To Sultan Murad II.—Author Unknown
The Dowry—Author Unknown
Fronti Nulla Fides—Author Unknown
Lines on the Launching of the Bash-tardah—Author Unknown
The Time of the Barmecides—Author Unknown
The Arab Lover to His Mistress—Author Unknown
Mother to Her Daughter—Author Unknown
An Indian Narcissus—Author Unknown
Sorry Cupid’s Merry-go-Round—Author Unknown
Mahatma—Author Unknown
Detachment—Author Unknown
When I Have a Convenient Season”—Author Unknown
Sic Transit Gloria Mundi—Author Unknown
From the ‘Garland of Questions and Answers’—Author Unknown
The Letter Killeth—Author Unknown
Sham Admiration in Literature—Author Unknown
Realities—Author Unknown
Wisdom is Better Than Rubies—Author Unknown
The Senses—Author Unknown
Use and Waste—Author Unknown
I Were But Little Happy if I Could Say How Much”—Author Unknown
The Lost Heart—Author Unknown
Full Many a Flower is Born to Blush Unseen”—Author Unknown
O Cotton-Tree!—Author Unknown
Solid Something—Author Unknown
Just My Luck—Author Unknown
The Five Double U’s—Author Unknown
Death Better Than Poverty—Author Unknown
The Metempsychosis (I)—Author Unknown
The Metempsychosis (II)—Author Unknown
[Greek]—Author Unknown
Song of the Tonga-Islanders—Author Unknown
The Captain in Love—Author Unknown
Love Detected—Author Unknown
Country Loves—Author Unknown
The Leaves of Maize—Author Unknown
Returned with Usury—Author Unknown
O dove, that flying o’er the hill”—Author Unknown
Santa Zita: The Miracle at the Well—Author Unknown
The Golden Girdle—Author Unknown
Invocation—Author Unknown
On a Quiet Life by Avienus (4th Century)
The Refusal of Charon by William Edmondstoune Aytoun (1813–1865)
To “Prowl,” My Cat by “C. K. B.” in London Spectator
The Time o’ Day by Albion Fellows Bacon (1865–1933)
The Return by Philip James Bailey (1816–1902)
Werena My Heart Licht by Lady Grisel Baillie (1665–1746)
De Profundis by Henry Williams Baker (1821–1877)
Muckle-Mou’d Meg by James Ballantine (1808–1877)
Its Ain Drap o’ Dew by James Ballantine (1808–1877)
The Ballad of the Common Folk by Théodore de Banville (1823–1891)
Onward, Christian Soldiers by Sabine Baring-Gould (1834–1924)
Auld Robin Gray by Lady Anne (Lindsay) Barnard (1750–1825)
Faithful Friends by Richard Barnfield (1574–1627)
The Nightingale by Richard Barnfield (1574–1627)
The Place to Die by Michael Joseph Barry (1817–1889)
Bruce and the Spider by Bernard Barton (1784–1849)
The Mistletoe Bough by Thomas Haynes Bayly (1797–1839)
The Hadley Weathercock by Julia Taft Bayne (1845–1933)
Hesperus Sings by Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803–1849)
Unnumbered by Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803–1849)
Dream-Peddlery by Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803–1849)
His Footsteps by Henry Augustin Beers (1847–1926)
André’s Ride by Augustus Henry Beesly (1839–1909)
In a Rose-Garden by John Bennett (1865–1956)
After Construing by Arthur Christopher Benson (1862–1925)
Fohi’s Retribution by Joel Benton (1832–1911)
There Was a Jolly Miller by Isaac Bickerstaff (1735–1812?)
The Hope of the Heterodox by John Stuart Blackie (1809–1895)
A Ballad of Deathless Dons by Wilfrid Blair (1889–1968)
To Nell Gwynne’s Looking-Glass by Laman Blanchard (1803–1845)
Ballad of a Bridal by Edith (Nesbit) Bland (1858–1924)
A Tragedy by Edith (Nesbit) Bland (1858–1924)
To-morrows and To-morrows by Gertrude Bloede (Stuart Sterne) (1845–1905)
Awaking by Gertrude Bloede (Stuart Sterne) (1845–1905)
From ‘Thoreau: In Memoriam’ by Henry Ames Blood (1836–1900)
Laughter and Death by Wilfred Scawen Blunt (1840–1922)
Her Creed by Sarah Knowles Bolton (1841–1916)
A Little While by Horatius Bonar (1808–1889)
The Master’s Touch by Horatius Bonar (1808–1889)
Longing by Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta (1815–1891)
Accordance by Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta (1815–1891)
The Wearing of the Green by Dion Boucicault (1820/22–1890)
Light by Francis William Bourdillon (1852–1921)
Two Robbers by Francis William Bourdillon (1852–1921)
Here: and There by Francis William Bourdillon (1852–1921)
When My Cousin Comes to Town by W. P. Bourke
Busy, Curious, Thirsty Fly by Vincent Bourne (1695–1747)
Benedicite by Anna Callender Brackett (1836–1911)
Early Spring by Anna Callender Brackett (1836–1911)
Within by Anna Callender Brackett (1836–1911)
Immanence by Anna Callender Brackett (1836–1911)
Asian Birds by Robert Bridges (1844–1930)
The Hungry Sea by Frances Freeling Broderip (1830–1878)
Love’s Without Reason by Alexander Brome (1620–1666)
The Soldier by Rupert Brooke (1887–1915)
The Earth and Man by Stopford Augustus Brooke (1832–1916)
Disappointment by Maria Gowen Brooks (Maria del Occidente) (1794?–1845)
A Benedictine Garden by Alice Brown (1857–1948)
Oh the Pleasant Days of Old! by Frances Browne (1816–1879)
I Love to Steal Awhile Away by Phoebe (Hinsdale) Brown (1783–1861)
When We Are All Asleep by Robert Buchanan (1841–1901)
The Strange Country by Robert Buchanan (1841–1901)
Flower of the World by Robert Buchanan (1841–1901)
The Dead Mother by Robert Buchanan (1841–1901)
Hermione by Robert Buchanan (1841–1901)
From ‘Dunstan; or the Politician’ by Robert Buchanan (1841–1901)
We Are Children by Robert Buchanan (1841–1901)
A Book-Lover’s Apologia by Harriette C. S. Buckham
Work Out Your Salvation with Heedfulness”—Buddha’s Dying Word
Take Heart! by Lucy C. Bull
The Witch by Gottfried August Bürger (1747–1794)
Aftermath by Herbert Gardner, Lord Burghclere (1846–1921)
Kitchener’s March by Amelia Josephine Burr (1878–1968)
Sea Witchery by Richard Burton (1861–1940)
Contrasts by Richard Burton (1861–1940)
If We Had the Time by Richard Burton (1861–1940)
The Race of the “Boomers” by Richard Burton (1861–1940)
Horizons by Frances Louisa Bushnell (1834–1899)
Delay by Frances Louisa Bushnell (1834–1899)
Miss Flora M’Flimsey by William Allen Butler (1825–1902)
The Tryst of the Night by Mary Clarissa (May) Gillington Byron (1861–1936)
What the King said to Christ at the Judgment by Isa Carrington Cabell (1860–1923)
The People’s Petition by Wathen Marks Wilks Call (1817–1890)
Song to Aithne by Ian Cameron (Ian Mór)
Langemarck at Ypres by William Wilfred Campbell (1861–1918)
In Imagine Pertransit Homo by Thomas Campion (1567–1620)
If I Could Only Write by Ramón de Campoamor (1817–1901)
The Piper of Gijón by Ramón de Campoamor (1817–1901)
The Wanderer by William Canton (1845–1926)
Sally in Our Alley by Henry Carey (1687?–1743)
Betsey and I Are Out by Will Carleton (1845–1912)
How Betsey and I Made Up by Will Carleton (1845–1912)
An Order for a Picture by Alice Cary (1820–1871)
Nearer Home by Phoebe Cary (1824–1871)
Gracie Og Machree by John Keegan Casey (1846–1870)
Carmen by Madison Cawein (1865–1914)
Strollers by Madison Cawein (1865–1914)
A Threnody by Madison Cawein (1865–1914)
The Making of Men by John White Chadwick (1840–1904)
A Prayer for Unity by John White Chadwick (1840–1904)
Eily Considine by Robert William Chambers (1865–1933)
How Persimmons Took Care ob der Baby by Elizabeth Williams Champney (1850–1922)
A Poet’s Hope by William Ellery Channing (1818–1901)
Sleepy Hollow by William Ellery Channing (1818–1901)
The Larger Prayer by Ednah Dow Littlehale Cheney (1824–1904)
Evening Song by John Vance Cheney (1848–1922)
A Saint of Yore by John Vance Cheney (1848–1922)
April in Ireland by Nora Hopper Chesson (1871–1906)
The Wife of Flanders by G. K. Chesterton (1874–1936)
The Cloister by Lydia Maria Child (1802–1880)
The Parting Lovers by Chinese
The Brave Old Oak by Henry Fothergill Chorley (1808–1872)
The Guest—From Christ Church MS.
Hymn and Prayer by James Freeman Clarke (1810–1888)
To the Memory of Ben Jonson by John Cleveland (1613–1658)
If Love Were Not by Florence Earle Coates (1850–1927)
Combatants by Florence Earle Coates (1850–1927)
Conscience by Florence Earle Coates (1850–1927)
Ships at Sea by Robert Barry Coffin (“Barry Gray”) (1826–1886)
If I Have Sinned” by Hartley Coleridge (1796–1849)
Ellen Terry’s Beatrice by Helen Gray Cone (1859–1934)
Narcissus in Camden by Helen Gray Cone (1859–1934)
A Radical by Helen Gray Cone (1859–1934)
To-day by Helen Gray Cone (1859–1934)
The House of Hate by Helen Gray Cone (1859–1934)
The Old Arm-Chair by Eliza Cook (1818–1889)
Meadow-Larks by Ina Donna Coolbrith (1841–1928)
Respite by Ina Donna Coolbrith (1841–1928)
Amaturus by William Johnson Cory (1823–1892)
Light Shining Out of Darkness by William Cowper (1731–1800)
March by Arthur Cleveland Coxe (1818–1896)
An Experience and a Moral by Frederick Swartwout Cozzens (1818–1869)
The American Pantheon by Christopher Pearse Cranch (1813–1892)
Thought by Christopher Pearse Cranch (1813–1892)
Wishes for the Supposed Mistress by Richard Crashaw (c. 1613–1649)
Vive la France! by Charlotte Holmes Crawford (1885–1971)
Kathleen Mavourneen by Louisa McCartney Crawford (1790–1858)
An English Soldier’s Testament by Eliot Crawshay-Williams (1879–1962)
A Harrow Grave in Flanders by Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes, Marquess of Crewe (1858–1945)
It’s Hame, and It’s Hame” by Allan Cunningham (1784–1842)
A Wet Sheet and a Flowing Sea by Allan Cunningham (1784–1842)
Song of Steam by George Washington Cutter (1801?–1865)
To the Lark by Dafydd ap Gwilym (fl. Fourteenth Century)
Song of the Fairy Peddler by George Darley (1795–1846)
The Flower of Beauty by George Darley (1795–1846)
Morning Song by Sir William Davenant (1606–1668)
A Cinque Port by John Davidson (1857–1909)
London by John Davidson (1857–1909)
A Loafer by John Davidson (1857–1909)
The Ladye Love by George Montgomery Davie (1848–1900)
The Tornado by Charles de Kay (1848–1935)
The Draft Riot by Charles de Kay (1848–1935)
Love and Death by Margaret Deland (1857–1945)
The Rosemary by Margaret Deland (1857–1945)
Life by Margaret Deland (1857–1945)
Wishes and Prayers by Margaret Deland (1857–1945)
God by Gavrila Derzhavin (1743–1816)
Indian Summer by Emily Dickinson (1830–1886)
The Service of Song by Emily Dickinson (1830–1886)
Epigram to a Friend who had Invited the Author to Supper, and Read to Him a Book of his Ghazels by Djeseri Kasim-Pasha, surnamed Safi, or The Speckless
On Leave by Houston Larmour Doak (1890–1953)
Sursum by Philip Doddridge (1702–1751)
Larks and Nightingales by Nathan Haskell Dole (1852–1935)
The Abbé’s Dream by Nathan Haskell Dole (1852–1935)
The Dead Solomon by John Aylmer Dorgan (1836–1867)
The Apple-Tree by Julia C. R. Dorr (1825–1913)
Sealed Orders by Julia C. R. Dorr (1825–1913)
Annie Laurie by William Douglas of Kirkcudbright (1672?–1748)
Glee by T. M. Dovaston
The Revel by Bartholomew Dowling (1823–1863)
The Private of the Buffs by Sir Francis Hastings Doyle (1810–1888)
Belgium the Bar-lass by Agnes Mary Frances Duclaux (Robinson-Darmesteter) (1857–1944)
Lament of the Irish Emigrant by Helen Selina, Lady Dufferin Sheridan (1807–1867)
The Avaricious Shepherdess by Charles Rivière Dufresny (1657–1724)
Conscience and Remorse by Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872–1906)
The Thanksgiving of the Pharisee by Durweesh Fakrideed of Klish
My Minde to Me a Kingdom Is by Sir Edward Dyer (1543–1607)
Mare Liberum by Henry van Dyke (1852–1933)
When Did We Meet? by Elaine Goodale Eastman (1863–1953)
The Highway by Louise Betts Edwards
My Shadow by Louise Betts Edwards
The Chrysalis of a Bookworm by Maurice Francis Egan (1852–1924)
Maurice de Guérin by Maurice Francis Egan (1852–1924)
Amynta by Sir Gilbert Elliot (1722–1777)
The Bramble Flower by Ebenezer Elliott (1781–1849)
Ben Bolt by Thomas Dunn English (1819–1902)
Vision of a Fair Woman by Ancient Erse
The Seven Fiddlers by Sebastian Evans (1830–1909)
Just a Multitude of Curls by Cora Fabbri (1871–1892)
I Wonder by Cora Fabbri (1871–1892)
The Web by Cora Fabbri (1871–1892)
Paradise by Frederick William Faber (1814–1863)
The Will of God by Frederick William Faber (1814–1863)
Territorials by Agnes S. Falconer
Rivals by Virginia Peyton Fauntleroy
Molly Asthore by Sir Samuel Ferguson (1810–1886)
Serenade by Nathan Field (1587–1620?)
The River Charles by Annie Adams Fields (1834–1915)
Defiance by Annie Adams Fields (1834–1915)
A Thousand Years in Thy Sight Are but as One Day” by Annie Adams Fields (1834–1915)
Theocritus by Annie Adams Fields (1834–1915)
Helena by Annie Adams Fields (1834–1915)
Flammantis Mœnia Mundi by Annie Adams Fields (1834–1915)
The Comforter by Annie Adams Fields (1834–1915)
Clytia by Annie Adams Fields (1834–1915)
The Blue and the Gray by Francis Miles Finch (1827–1907)
The O’Lincon Family by Wilson Flagg (1805–1884)
Panglory’s Wooing Song by Giles Fletcher (1586?–1623)
Who Only Stand and Wait” by Jefferson Butler Fletcher (1865–1946)
To a Turkish Author by Foozooli
Memory by Foozooli
To Amíne, on Seeing Her About to Veil Her Mirror by Foozooli
From ‘Bhang U Badeh’ by Foozooli
The Jewish Conscript by Florence Kiper Frank (1885–1976)
Jesus the Carpenter by Christina Catherine Fraser-Tytler (Mrs. Edward Liddell) (b. 1848)
The Maiden and the Lily by John Fraser (1750–1811)
The Gift by Hugh Rex Freston (1891–1916)
God With Us by Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham (1793–1870)
Nightfall by William Henry Furness (1802–1896)
June in London by Norman Gale (1862–1942)
In Littles by William Channing Gannett (1840–1923)
Her “Allowance!” by Lillian Gard
The Ballad of the Boat by Richard Garnett (1835–1906)
Freedom of the Mind by William Lloyd Garrison (1805–1879)
Passage by Ghalib
The Father by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson (1878–1962)
The Question by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson (1878–1962)
Raining by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson (1878–1962)
I Have No Ring” by Bernard Gilbert (1882–1927)
The Dead by Violet Gillespie
The Rosy Musk-Mallow by Alice E. Gillington (1863–1934)
The Rock and the Sea by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860–1935)
Sure, It’s Fun by Richard Butler Glaenzer (1876–1937)
Wae’s Me for Prince Charlie! by William Glen (1789–1826)
Vanitas! Vanitatum Vanitas! by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
Cinderella by Dora Read Goodale (1866–1953)
The Judgment by Dora Read Goodale (1866–1953)
The Frost by Hannah Flagg Gould (1789–1865)
My Dear and Only Love by James Graham, Marquis of Montrose (1612–1650)
If Doughty Deeds” by Robert Graham of Gartmore (1735–1797)
Faith and Hope by Sir Robert Grant (1779–1838)
The Rose of Kenmare by Alfred Perceval Graves (1846–1931)
Irish Lullaby by Alfred Perceval Graves (1846–1931)
Cross of Gold by David Gray (1836–1888)
Old Grimes by Albert Gorton Greene (1802–1868)
What My Lover Said by Homer Greene (1853–1940)
Bring Me Word How Tall She Is” by Dora Greenwell (1821–1882)
Into Battle by Julian Grenfell (1888–1915)
The Last Poet by Anastasius Grün (1806–1876)
In the Docks by Louise Imogen Guiney (1861–1920)
The Wild Ride by Louise Imogen Guiney (1861–1920)
Tryste Noel by Louise Imogen Guiney (1861–1920)
Peter Rugg the Bostonian by Louise Imogen Guiney (1861–1920)
Night unto Night Showeth Forth Knowledge by William Habington (1605–1654)
A Modern Psyche by Eliza Calvert Hall (1856–1935)
The Trooper to His Mare by Charles Graham Halpine (1829–1868)
Non-Combatant by Cicely Mary Hamilton (1875–1952)
September by Susan Frances Harrison (“Seranus”) (1859–1935)
The Mother by Susan Frances Harrison (“Seranus”) (1859–1935)
To a Daisy by John Hartley (1839–1915)
Take My Life by Frances Ridley Havergal (1836–1879)
The Song of the Western Men by Robert Stephen Hawker (1803–1875)
An Opal by Ednah Proctor Clarke Hayes
The Guide-Post by Johann Peter Hebel (1760–1826)
Questionings by Frederic Henry Hedge (1805–1890)
The Palm and the Pine by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
A Revery of Boyhood by Heinrich von Morungen (d. 1222)
Song to Gabrielle by King Henry IV. of France (1553–1610) (attributed)
Whenas in Silks My Julia Goes by Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
The Song of Hatred by Georg Herwegh (1817–1875)
The Protest by Georg Herwegh (1817–1875)
Pack, Clouds, Away by Thomas Heywood (c. 1570–1641)
Shepherd’s Song by Thomas Heywood (c. 1570–1641)
The Things I Miss by Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823–1911)
Sparkling and Bright by Charles Fenno Hoffman (1806–1884)
Monterey by Charles Fenno Hoffman (1806–1884)
To the Rose by Friedrich Hölderlin (1770–1843)
Duty by Ellen Sturgis Hooper (1812–1848)
Hail, Columbia! by Joseph Hopkinson (1770–1842)
The Old Way by Ronald Arthur Hopwood (1868–1949)
The Indwelling God by Frederick Lucian Hosmer (1840–1929)
The Legend of Walbach Tower by George Houghton
Milton’s Prayer of Patience by Elizabeth (Lloyd) Howell (1811–1896)
The Helmsman by Mark Antony De Wolfe Howe (1864–1960)
The Sea-Fowler by Mary Howitt (1799–1888)
Rest by Mary Woolsey Howland (1832–1864)
Old by Ralph Hoyt (1806–1878)
Dead Sea Fruit by Hudayi II., of Anatolia
The Indian’s Death Song by Anne Hunter (1742–1821)
Faith by William Henry Hurlburt (1827–1895)
The Fools’ Waltz by Helen Thayer Hutcheson (1860–1886)
A King in Egypt by Helen Thayer Hutcheson (1860–1886)
Nelly of the Top-Knots by Douglas Hyde (1860–1949)
The Twa Weelums by Violet Jacob (1863–1946)
A Smiling Demon of Notre Dame by Sophie Jewett (Ellen Burroughs) (1861–1909)
If Spirits Walk” by Sophie Jewett (Ellen Burroughs) (1861–1909)
The Modern Romans by Charles Frederick Johnson (1836–1931)
Bonaventura by Ellen Frances Terry Johnson
The Flight of the Crows by Emily Pauline Johnson (1861–1913)
Wave-Won by Emily Pauline Johnson (1861–1913)
Sacrifice by Emily Pauline Johnson (1861–1913)
Ojistoh by Emily Pauline Johnson (1861–1913)
Moods of the Soul by Robert Underwood Johnson (1853–1937)
For Divine Strength by Samuel Johnson (1822–1882)
The Old Church by Annie Fellows Johnston (1863–1931)
When the World is Burning by Ebenezer Jones (1820–1860)
The Song of the Lower Classes by Ernest Charles Jones (1819–1869)
Watching by Emily Chubbuck Judson (Fanny Forrester) (1817–1854)
Ghazel: The World by Kemal-oomi
Orara by Henry Kendall (1839–1882)
Morning Hymn by Thomas Ken (1637–1711)
Robin Adair by Lady Caroline Keppel (c. 1734–1769)
The Richest Prince by Justinus Kerner (1786–1862)
Threshed Out by Robert Kirkland Kernighan (1857–1926)
The Star-Spangled Banner by Francis Scott Key (1779–1843)
Night is Nearing by Baba Khodjee
Saying of Kemalledin Khogendi by Kemalledin Khogendi
The White Ships and the Red by Joyce Kilmer (1886–1918)
The Guest by Harriet McEwen Kimball (1834–1917)
Sleep on, My Love by Henry King (1592–1669)
The Poster Knight to His Lady by Schuyler King
The Blackbird’s Song by Henry Kingsley (1830–1876)
Recessional by Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936)
Cages and Rhymes by Karl Knortz (1841–1918)
The Ballad of the Brides of Quair by Isa Craig Knox (1831–1881)
Oh, Why Should the Spirit of Mortal Be Proud? by William Knox (1789–1825)
The Departure for Syria by Alexandre, Comte de Laborde (1773–1842)
The Day After the Betrothal by Eva L. Ogden Lambert
Description of Morning by Lamii (Mohammed Ben Osman Ben Ali Nakkash)
Effects of Laziness by Lamii (Mohammed Ben Osman Ben Ali Nakkash)
To Mailuka by Lamii (Mohammed Ben Osman Ben Ali Nakkash)
To Rayab Ana Sherehemiz, the Female Traveler by Lamii (Mohammed Ben Osman Ben Ali Nakkash)
To Zureida by Lamii (Mohammed Ben Osman Ben Ali Nakkash)
Opinions no Pinions by Lamii (Mohammed Ben Osman Ben Ali Nakkash)
Orthodoxy, or the Doxy? by Lamii (Mohammed Ben Osman Ben Ali Nakkash)
The Panegyric of Amrapolas, near Brusa by Lamii (Mohammed Ben Osman Ben Ali Nakkash)
Trophy Taken from Love by Lamii (Mohammed Ben Osman Ben Ali Nakkash)
Haroun-Al-Rashid and the Dust by Lamii (Mohammed Ben Osman Ben Ali Nakkash)
What Is Love? by Lamii (Mohammed Ben Osman Ben Ali Nakkash)
Epigram: ‘Get silver ice’ by Lamii (Mohammed Ben Osman Ben Ali Nakkash)
A Forecast by Archibald Lampman (1861–1899)
The Fairy Queen Sleeping by Letitia Elizabeth Landon (1802–1838)
A Threnody by George Thomas Lanigan (1845–1886)
Hannah Binding Shoes by Lucy Larcom (1826–1893)
Perfect Peace by Augusta Larned (1835–1924)
The Heart of a Song by George Parsons Lathrop (1851–1898)
The Star to its Light by George Parsons Lathrop (1851–1898)
Departure by William Cranston Lawton (1853–1941)
Life by William Cranston Lawton (1853–1941)
Critic and Poet by Emma Lazarus (1849–1887)
The South by Emma Lazarus (1849–1887)
The Crowing of the Red Cock by Emma Lazarus (1849–1887)
Gifts by Emma Lazarus (1849–1887)
Chopin by Emma Lazarus (1849–1887)
The World’s Justice by Emma Lazarus (1849–1887)
The Cranes of Ibycus by Emma Lazarus (1849–1887)
The Banner of the Jew by Emma Lazarus (1849–1887)
The Prime of Life by Walter Learned (1847–1915)
What the Sonnet Is by Eugene Lee-Hamilton (1845–1907)
Songs of the Sea by Charles Godfrey Leland (1824–1903)
Hans Breitmann’s Party by Charles Godfrey Leland (1824–1903)
The Spires of Oxford by Winifred Mary Letts (1882–1972)
Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight by Vachel Lindsay (1879–1931)
Love and Youth by William James Linton (1812–1897)
What Life Is by Julie Mathilde Lippmann (1864–1952)
The Marseillaise by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (1760–1836)
Not My Will, but Thine by M. A. L.
Beware by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
The Golden Sunset by Samuel Longfellow (1819–1892)
Greeting by Samuel Longfellow (1819–1892)
Vesper Hymn by Samuel Longfellow (1819–1892)
To Lucasta, on Going to the Wars by Richard Lovelace (1618–1658)
To Althea by Richard Lovelace (1618–1658)
Before the Declaration of War by Amy Lowell (1874–1925)
Patterns by Amy Lowell (1874–1925)
His Only Way by Habberton Lulham
Bird Song from ‘Alexander and Campaspe’ by John Lyly (1555?–1606)
Song of the Fairies by John Lyly (1555?–1606)
Abide With Me by Henry Francis Lyte (1793–1847)
Antony and Cleopatra by William Haines Lytle (1826–1863)
Tell Me, My Heart, if This Be Love by George, Lord Lyttelton (1709–1773)
In Flanders Fields by John McCrae (1872–1918)
A Spring Trouble by William Macdonald
The Weaving of the Tartan by Alice Clare MacDonell
A Burmese Parable by Frances Laughton Mace (1836–1899)
A Dancer by Ernest McGaffey (b. 1861)
The Thrush’s Song by William MacGillivray (1796–1852)
Tubal Cain by Charles Mackay (1814–1889)
Differences by Charles Mackay (1814–1889)
The Waking of the Lark by Eric Mackay (1851–1898)
Though Naught They May to Others Be” by George McKnight (1840–1897)
The Closing Doors by Fiona MacLeod (William Sharp) (1855–1905)
Lullaby by Fiona MacLeod (William Sharp) (1855–1905)
The Song of Ethlenn Stuart by Fiona MacLeod (William Sharp) (1855–1905)
The Old Continentals by Guy Humphrey McMaster (1829–1887)
The Northern Lights by Guy Humphrey McMaster (1829–1887)
Brant to the Indians by Guy Humphrey McMaster (1829–1887)
Scent o’ Pines by Hugh M’Culloch
To Melos, Pomegranate Isle by Grace Harriet Macurdy (1866–1946)
November in the South by Walter Malone (1866–1915)
The Longing of Circe by Cameron Mann (1851–1932)
From ‘The Old Church-Yard of Bonchurch’ by Philip Bourke Marston (1850–1887)
Before and After the Flower-Birth by Philip Bourke Marston (1850–1887)
To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)
Twickenham Ferry by Théophile Marzials (1850–1920)
The Voyage by Caroline Atherton Mason (1823–1890)
Little Willie by Gerald Massey (1828–1907)
The Poor Clerk—Mediæval Breton
The Cross by the Way—Mediæval Breton
Time’s A-flying (Lauriger Horatius)—Mediæval Latin Student Songs
Gaudeamus Igitur—Mediæval Latin Student Songs
Love in the Valley by George Meredith (1828–1909)
Give Me the Old by Robert Hinckley Messinger (1811–1874)
Without and Within by Pietro Metastasio (1698–1782)
The Fleets by M. G. Meugens
Renouncement by Alice Meynell (1847–1922)
An Unmarked Festival by Alice Meynell (1847–1922)
San Lorenzo Giustiniani’s Mother by Alice Meynell (1847–1922)
The Frontier by Lloyd Mifflin (1846–1921)
The Brookside by Richard Monckton Milnes, Lord Houghton (1809–1885)
Master and Pupil by O. M.
Any Soul to Any Body by William Cosmo Monkhouse (1840–1901)
Arnold Winkelried by James Montgomery (1771–1854)
The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore (1779–1863)
Come Ye Disconsolate by Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
Love and Humility by Henry More (1614–1687)
Woodman, Spart That Tree! by George Pope Morris (1802–1864)
In Springtide by Sir Lewis Morris (1833–1907)
The Surface and the Depths by Sir Lewis Morris (1833–1907)
Riding Together by William Morris (1834–1896)
The Power of Beauty by James Herbert Morse (1841–1923)
Come Back, Dear Days by Louise Chandler Moulton (1835–1908)
Shall I Look Back? by Louise Chandler Moulton (1835–1908)
Help Thou My Unbelief by Louise Chandler Moulton (1835–1908)
Fulfillment by William Augustus Muhlenberg (1796–1877)
I Would not Live Alway” by William Augustus Muhlenberg (1796–1877)
Doris: A Pastoral by Arthur Joseph Munby (1828–1910)
The Root’s Dream by Richard Kendall Munkittrick (1853–1911)
When Will the War Be By?” by Charles Murray (1864–1941)
From the ‘Ode to Malibran’ by Alfred de Musset (1810–1857)
Indian Maid’s War Song—Nada-Wossi (Canada) Poem
Carcassonne by Gustave Nadaud (1820–1893)
Song of Summer by Thomas Nashe (1567–1601)
Spring by Thomas Nashe (1567–1601)
Farewell, Earth’s Bliss by Thomas Nashe (1567–1601)
Body and Soul by Emma Huntington Nason (1845–1921)
Drake’s Drum by Sir Henry John Newbolt (1862–1938)
The Heath-Cock by William Nicholson
The Fisher-Lad by J. A. Nicklin
The Old by Roden Berkeley Wriothesley Noel (1834–1894)
The Pauper’s Drive by Thomas Noel (1799–1861)
The Dedication of a Church by Andrews Norton (1786–1853)
The King of Denmark’s Ride by Caroline Elizabeth Sarah (Sheridan) Norton (1808–1877)
A Spinning Song by John Francis O’Donnell (1837–1874)
The Sea by Eva L. Ogden
His Way by Eva L. Ogden
Canadians by Will H. Ogilvie (1869–1963)
The Bivouac of the Dead by Theodore O’Hara (1820–1867)
The Haste of Love by Martin Opitz (1597–1639)
Metempsychosis by Duffield Osborne (1858–1917)
We Are the Music-Makers by Arthur William Edgar O’Shaughnessy (1844–1881)
The Fountain of Tears by Arthur William Edgar O’Shaughnessy (1844–1881)
A Danish Barrow by Francis Turner Palgrave (1824–1897)
Stonewall Jackson’s Way by John Williamson Palmer (1825–1906)
My Faith Looks Up to Thee by Ray Palmer (1808–1887)
Mentre Ritorna il Sole” by Enrico Panzacchi (1840–1904)
A Volume of Dante by Caroline Wilder Fellowes Paradise (1862–1904)
Love Bringeth Life by Caroline Wilder Fellowes Paradise (1862–1904)
How to Love by Elizabeth (Bessie) Chandler Parker (b. 1856)
Ye Gentlemen of England by Martin Parker (d. 1656?)
The Almighty Love by Theodore Parker (1810–1860)
Madrigal Triste by John Payne (1842–1916)
Home, Sweet Home by John Howard Payne (1791–1852)
Royalty by Josephine Preston Peabody (1874–1922)
The Other One by Harry Thurston Peck (1856–1914)
Dollie by Samuel Minturn Peck (1854–1938)
Priscilla by Samuel Minturn Peck (1854–1938)
Cupid’s Curse by George Peele (1556–1596)
To Seneca Lake by James Gates Percival (1795–1856)
After the Ball by Nora Perry (1831–1896)
Reszket a Bokor, mert” by Sándor Petőfi (1823–1849)
The Two Locks of Hair by Gustav Pfizer (1807–1890)
Dorothy by Charles Henry Phelps (1853–1933)
The Apparition by Stephen Phillips (1868–1915)
The Blackberry Farm by John James Piatt (1835–1917)
The Witch in the Glass by Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt (1836–1919)
After Wings by Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt (1836–1919)
My Child by John Pierpont (1785–1866)
Universal Worship by John Pierpont (1785–1866)
Every Year by Albert Pike (1809–1891)
The Three Warnings by Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi (1741–1821)
A Conquest by Walter Herries Pollock (1850–1926)
Socks by Jessie Pope (1868–1941)
The Red Fisherman by Winthrop Mackworth Praed (1802–1839)
In the Dark, in the Dew by Mary Newmarch Prescott (1849–1888)
The Oaten Pipe by Mary Newmarch Prescott (1849–1888)
The Boy Van Dyck by Margaret Junkin Preston (1820–1897)
The Mystery of Cro-a-tàn by Margaret Junkin Preston (1820–1897)
Heaven, O Lord, I Cannot Lose by Edna Dean Proctor (1829–1923)
A Citizen of Cosmopolis by Elizabeth Pullen
The Crystal Fountain—From Punch
The Marine: A Folk-Song by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1863–1944)
Cast Not Pearls Before Swine by Rahiki, of Constantinople
To Míhri by Rahiki, of Constantinople
Pilgrimage by Sir Walter Raleigh (1554?–1618)
My Maryland by James Ryder Randall (1839–1908)
A Rhyme of Death’s Inn by Lizette Woodworth Reese (1856–1935)
Rachel by Lizette Woodworth Reese (1856–1935)
April Weather by Lizette Woodworth Reese (1856–1935)
The Wedding of Pale Bronwen by Ernest Rhys (1859–1946)
The Song of the Thrush by Rhys Goch ap Rhiccert
Justice by Charles Francis Richardson (1851–1913)
Evening Hymn by Chandler Robbins (1810–1882)
Alien by William Carman Roberts (1874–1941)
To the Lord of the Years by William Carman Roberts (1874–1941)
The Kearsarge by James Jeffrey Roche (1847–1908)
The V-A-S-E by James Jeffrey Roche (1847–1908)
À Outrance by Robert Cameron Rogers (1862–1912)
The Rosary by Robert Cameron Rogers (1862–1912)
Indian Summer by Alice Wellington Rollins (1847–1897)
All on One Side by Harry Romaine
A Shelter Against Storm and Rain by Friedrich Rückert (1788–1866)
Praise of Little Women by Juan Ruiz (active 1343)
The Song of the Sons of Esau by Bertha Runkle (1879–1958)
The Mountaineer by “A. E.” (George William Russell) (1867–1935)
The Great Breath by “A. E.” (George William Russell) (1867–1935)
From ‘Christmas Night in the Quarters’ by Irwin Russell (1853–1879)
Nebuchadnezzar by Irwin Russell (1853–1879)
The Cause of the South by Abram Joseph Ryan (1838–1886)
Song Written at Sea by Charles Sackville, Earl of Dorset (1638–1706)
Awake! America by Henry M. Sage (1868–1933)
Song of the Silent Land by Johann Gaudenz von Salis-Seewis (1762–1834)
Australians to the Front! by John Sandes (1863–1938)
Are the Children at Home? by Margaret Elizabeth Sangster (1838–1912)
Trust in Faith by George Santayana (1863–1952)
A Life on the Ocean Wave by Epes Sargent (1813–1880)
Mystery by Minot Judson Savage (1841–1918)
The Age of Gold by Minot Judson Savage (1841–1918)
Rhyme of the Rail by John Godfrey Saxe (1816–1887)
Hide and Seek by Saxon
Old Assyrian by Joseph Viktor von Scheffel (1826–1886)
Epigram to Yusuf Ben Ali Ben Yacoob by Scheichi II., surnamed Djaghidshurdshi
Sayings of Djelim by Schinasi
The Watch on the Rhine by Max Schneckenburger (1819–1849)
Carlyle and Emerson by Montgomery Schuyler (1843–1914)
The Book-Stall by Clinton Scollard (1860–1932)
Glenlogie by Scottish Minstrelsy
The Maid of Neidpath by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Little Boy by William Bell Scott (1811–1890)
Can Find Out God?” by Eliza Scudder (1821–1896)
No More Sea by Eliza Scudder (1821–1896)
Peace on Earth by Edmund Hamilton Sears (1810–1876)
Love Still Hath Something by Sir Charles Sedley (1639–1701)
I Have a Rendezvous with Death by Alan Seeger (1888–1916)
To Miriam, on Her Hair by Selman
Roll Out, O Song by Frank Sewall (1837–1915)
Why Thus Longing? by Harriet Winslow Sewall (1819–1889)
Civil War by Charles Dawson Shanly (1811–1875)
Bacchus by Frank Dempster Sherman (1860–1916)
Pepita by Frank Dempster Sherman (1860–1916)
It is All One in the Turkish by Shermidededeh
Death the Leveler by James Shirley (1596–1666)
Unknown Ideal by Dora Sigerson Shorter (1866–1918)
Form Fours” by Frank Sidgwick (1879–1939)
Mo Cáilin Donn by George Sigerson (1836–1925)
In Green Old Gardens by Mary M. Singleton (‘Violet Fane’) (1843–1905)
A Discovery by Menella Bute Smedley (1820–1877)
The Lady Blanche by Alexander Smith (1830–1867)
If I Should Die To-night by Arabella (Belle) Eugenie Smith (1844–1916)
Address to the Mummy in Belzoni’s Exhibition by Horace Smith (1779–1849)
Tired Mothers by May Riley Smith (1842?–1927)
My Country, ’Tis of Thee by Samuel Francis Smith (1808–1895)
All the Hills and Vales Along” by Charles H. Sorley (1895–1915)
Faith and a Heart by John Lancaster Spalding (1840–1916)
The Starry Host by John Lancaster Spalding (1840–1916)
A Mirror by Susan Marr Spalding (1841–1908)
Fate by Susan Marr Spalding (1841–1908)
The Second Place by Susan Marr Spalding (1841–1908)
An Antique Intaglio by Susan Marr Spalding (1841–1908)
Two Guests by Susan Marr Spalding (1841–1908)
Hold, Poets! by Richard S. Spofford
The Winged Worshipers by Charles Sprague (1791–1875)
Helen Keller by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833–1908)
Lapsus Calami by James Kenneth Stephen (1859–1892)
Art Thou Weary? by Saint Stephen the Sabaite (725–796)
Louis XV. by John Sterling (1806–1844)
After the Play by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1872–1962)
The Soul’s Defiance by Lavinia Stoddard (1787–1820)
The Winter Pine by Charles Wellington Stone (1853–1927)
The Settler by Alfred Billings Street (1811–1881)
The Shan Van Vocht—Street Ballad
Sailor, What of the Debt We Owe You? by Andrew John Stuart (1880–1915)
I Hold Still by Julius Sturm (1816–1896)
To the Wood-Robin by John Banister Tabb (1845–1909)
Christmas Hymn by Nahum Tate (1652–1715)
England’s Dead by Frank Taylor
Abraham Lincoln by Tom Taylor (1817–1880)
A Letter by Miriam Teichner
Hands all Round by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
The Last Hunt by William Roscoe Thayer (Paul Hermes) (1859–1923)
Music in Camp by John Randolph Thompson (1823–1873)
Wild Honey by Maurice Thompson (1844–1901)
Atalanta by Maurice Thompson (1844–1901)
Loyalist Lays by George Walter Thornbury (1828–1876)
The Cavalier’s Escape by George Walter Thornbury (1828–1876)
The Three Scars by George Walter Thornbury (1828–1876)
The White Rose Over the Water by George Walter Thornbury (1828–1876)
The Jacobites’ Club by George Walter Thornbury (1828–1876)
Smith of Maudlin by George Walter Thornbury (1828–1876)
Curfew Must Not Ring To-night by Rose Hartwick Thorpe (1850–1939)
The Virginians of the Valley by Francis Orrery Ticknor (1822–1874)
The Great Bell Roland by Theodore Tilton (1835–1907)
He Bringeth Them unto Their Desired Haven” by Lewis Frank Tooker (1855–1925)
The Circuit Preacher by George Alfred Townsend (1841–1914)
The Bather by Mary Ashley Townsend (1836–1901)
A Woman’s Wish by Mary Ashley Townsend (1836–1901)
From ‘Down the Bayou’ by Mary Ashley Townsend (1836–1901)
Unto the Least of These Little Ones by Amélie Rives Troubetzkoy (1863–1945)
The Vagabonds by John Townsend Trowbridge (1827–1916)
To O. S. C. by Annie Eliot Trumbull (1857–1949)
A Summer Song by Ulrich von Liechtenstein (1200–1275/6)
Willy Reilly—Ulster Ballad
The Silence by Emile Verhaeren (1855–1916)
The Song of Spring by Gil Vicente (c. 1470–c. 1536)
Sing Again by Marie Louise Van Vorst (1867–1936)
Over the River by Nancy Amelia Woodbury Priest Wakefield (1836–1870)
The Fairy Nurse by Edward Walsh (1805–1850)
Ephemeron by Rosamund Marriott Watson (1860–1911)
The Bedouin-Child by Theodore Watts-Dunton (1832–1914)
Wassail Chorus by Theodore Watts-Dunton (1832–1914)
With a Nantucket Shell by Charles Henry Webb (1834–1905)
Tween Earth and Sky by Augusta Webster (1837–1894)
Circe by Augusta Webster (1837–1894)
Little Bell by Thomas Westwood (1814–1888)
The Woodside Way by Ethelwyn Wetherald (1857–1940)
The House of the Trees by Ethelwyn Wetherald (1857–1940)
Under the King by Ethelwyn Wetherald (1857–1940)
Out of Doors by Ethelwyn Wetherald (1857–1940)
The Wind of Death by Ethelwyn Wetherald (1857–1940)
Twilight by Ethelwyn Wetherald (1857–1940)
The Wind of Memory by Ethelwyn Wetherald (1857–1940)
In Usum Delphini by George Meason Whicher (1860–1937)
For a November Birthday by George Meason Whicher (1860–1937)
Night and Death by Joseph Blanco White (1775–1841)
Our Mother by Adeline Dutton Train Whitney (1824–1906)
A Madrigal by John Wilbye (1574–1638)
Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep by Emma Hart Willard (1787–1870)
Whilst Thee I Seek by Helen Maria Williams (1762–1827)
From a Flemish Graveyard by Iolo Aneurin Williams (1890–1962)
At the Breach by Sarah Williams (1837–1868)
The Burial of Sir John Moore by Charles Wolfe (1791–1823)
The First Battle of Ypres by Margaret L. Woods (1856–1945)
The Old Oaken Bucket by Samuel Woodworth (1784–1842)
A Greeting by Sarah Chauncey Woolsey (Susan Coolidge) (1835–1905)
Character of a Happy Life by Sir Henry Wotton (1568–1639)
Death an Epicurean by Jean Wright
Kitchener by X.
The Folk of the Air by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)
Father Gilligan by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)
An East-Indian Song by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)
Marching on Tanga by Francis Brett Young (1884–1954)
The Midnight Review by Joseph Christian Freiherr von Zedlitz (1790–1862)