Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Year of publication: 2005
LYRICAL BALLADS, WITH A FEW OTHER POEMS. ADVERTISEMENT. It is the honourable characteristic of Poetry that its materials are to be found in every subject which can interest the human mind. The evidence of this fact is to be sought, not in the writings of Critics, but in those of Poets themselves. The majority of the following poems are to be considered as experiments. They were written chiefly with a view to ascertain how far the language of conversation in the middle and lower classes of ...
Keywords: English poetry -- 18th century
Year of publication: 1999
Keywords: English poetry -- 18th century Pastoral poetry
Year of publication: 2005
Poems 1817 BY JOHN KEATS What more felicity can fall to creature, Than to enjoy delight with liberty. Fate of the Butterfly. SPENSER. DEDICATION. TO LEIGH HUNT, ESQ. Glory and loveliness have passed away For if we wander out in early morn, No wreathed incense do we see upborne Into the east, to meet the smiling day: No crowd of nymphs soft voicd and young, and gay, In woven baskets bringing ears of corn, Roses, and pinks, and violets, to adorn The shrine of Flora in her early May. But there are ...
William Butler Yeats
Year of publication: 2012
POEMS BY W.B. YEATS PREFACE During the last year I have spent much time altering The Countess Cathleen and The Land of Hearts Desire that they might be a part of the repertory of the Abbey Theatre. I had written them before I had any practical experience, and I knew from the performance of the one in Dublin in 1899 and of the other in London in 1894 that they were full of defects. But in their new shapeand each play has been twice played during the winterthey have given me some pleasure, and ...
Keywords: English drama -- Irish authors English poetry -- Irish authors
Hendrik Van Loon
Year of publication: 2000
THE STORY OF MANKINDBY HENDRIK VAN LOON, AB. PH.D.Professor of the Social Sciences in Antioch College.Author of The Fall of the Dutch Republic, The Rise of the DutchKingdom, The Golden Book of the Dutch Navigators,A Short Story of Discovery, Ancient Man.----This book is fully illustrated with eight three-colorpages, over one hundred black and white pictures andnumerous animated maps and half-tones drawn by theauthor.THE STORY OF MANKIND BYHENDRIK VAN LOON BONI AND LIVERIGHT1921First Printing, ...
Year of publication: 0
THE LADY OF THE LAKE BY SIR WALTER SCOTT EDITED FOR SCHOOL USE BY WILLIAM VAUGHN MOODY SOMETIME ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO THE SCENE OF THE LADY OF THE LAKE I. LIFE OF SCOTT I Walter Scott was born in Edinburgh, August 15, 1771, of an ancient Scotch clan numbering in its time many a hard rider and good fighter, and more than one of these petty chieftains, half-shepherd and half-robber, who made good the winter inroads into their stock of beeves by spring forays and ...
Keywords: Lady of the Lake (Legendary character) -- Poetry