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Early Sonnets-continued

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TO THE QUEEN

9. “Wan sculptor, weepest thou'

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JUVENILIA

10. If I were loved, as I desire to be'.

27

Claribel

11. The Bridesmaid

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Nothing will Die

2 The LADY OF SHALOTT, AND OTHER POEMS :

All Things will Die

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The Lady of Shalott

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The Kraken

3

Mariana in the South

30

Song

3

The Two Voices

31

Lilian

The Miller's Daughter

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Isabel.

Fatima.

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Mariana

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To

6 The Sisters

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Madeline

6

47

Song–The Owl

The Palace of Art.

7

48

Second Song -To the Same

7

Lady Clara Vere de Vere

53

Recollections of the Arabian Nights

8 The May Queen

54

Ode to Memory

New-Year's Eve

55

Song

Conclusion

57

A Character.

The Lotos-Eaters

59

The Poet.

Choric Song

60

The Poet's Mind

13

A Dream of Fair Women

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The Sea-Fairies

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The Blackbird

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The Deserted House .

The Death of the Old Year

68

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The Dying Swan

15

To J. S.

69

A Dirge

16 On a Mourner

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Love and Death

17

*You ask me, why, tho' ill at ease

71

The Ballad of Oriana

17

*Of old sat Freedom on the heights' 71

Circumstance

18

*Love thou thy land'.

72

The Merman

18

The Goose

73

The Mermaid

19 English IDYLLS AND OTHER POEMS

74

Adeline

The Epic .

74

Margaret

Morte d'Arthur

75

Eleanore

The Gardener's Daughter; or, the Pictures 87

*My life is full of weary days'

24 Dora

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Early Sonnets

24 Audley Court

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1. Sonnel to

24 Walking to the Mail

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2. Sonnet to J. M. K.

24 Edwin Morris ; or, the Lake

92

3. Mine be the strength of spirit 25 St. Simeon Stylites

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4. Alexander

25 The Talking Oak

99

5. Buonaparte

25 Love and Duty.

• 104

6. Poland

26 The Golden Year

105

7. Caress'd or chidden

26 Ulysses

107

8. “The form, the form alone is eloquent' 26 England and America in 1782

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Tithonus

.:09 The Daisy

• 270

Locksley Hall

• 110 To the Rev. F. D. Maurice

• 272

Godiva

116 Will

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The Day-Dream

117 In the Valley of Cauteretz

• 273

Prologue

. 117 In the Garden at Swainston

• 273

The Sleeping Palace

118 The Flower

273

The Sleeping Beauty.

. 119 Requiescat

274

The Arrival

. 119 | The Sailor Boy

274

The Revival .

119 The Islet

• 274

The Departure

. 120 The Spiteful Letter

• 275

Moral

120 Literary Squabbles

• 275

L'Envoi

121 The Victim

275

Epilogue .

· 121 Wages

• 277

Amphion

122 The Higher Pantheisnı

• 277

St. Agnes' Eve

123 The Voice and the Peak

278

Sir Galahad

123 Flower in the crannied wall

273

Edward Gray

125 A Dedication

273

Will Waterproof's Lyrical Monologue . 125 EXPERIMENTS :

Lady Clare

Boadicea .

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The Captain

130 In Quantity

281

The Lord of Burleigh

130 Specimen of a Translation of the Iliad in

The Voyage

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Blank Verse

282

Sir Launcelot and Queen Guinevere 133 The WINDOW ; OR, THE SONG OF THE WRENS:

A Farewell

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The Window

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The Beggar Maid

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On the Hill

282

The Eagle

134

At the Window

283

'Move eastward, happy earth, and leave' 134

Gone

283

'Come not, when I am dead'

• 134

Winter

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The Letters

135 Spring .

283

The Vision of Sin

• 135

The Letter

To , after reading a Life and Letters

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No Answer

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To E. L., on his Travels in Greece

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The Answer

284

'Break, break, break

139 Ay

285

The Poet's Song

• 140

When

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ENOCH ARDEN, AND OTHER Poems :

Marriage Morning .

285

Enoch Arden

140 IN MEMORIAM A. H. H.

286

The Brook

156 MAUD: A MONODRAMA

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Aylmer's Field

160 IDYLLS OF THE KING :

Sea Dreams.

175

Dedication

354

The Golden Supper

181 The Coming of Arthur

355

Lucretius

188

The Round Table.

365

The PRINCESS : A MEDLEY

193

Gareth and Lynette

365

Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington 254

Geraint and Enid

392

The Third of February, 1832

• 259

Merlin and Vivien

425

The Charge of the Light Brigade

260 Lancelot and E'aine

443

Ode sung at the Opening of the Inter- The Holy Grail.

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national Exhibition

260 Pelleas and Ettarre

A Welcome to Alexandra

261 The Last Tournament

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A Welcome to Her Royal Highness Marie

Guinevere

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Alexandrovna, Duchess of Edinburgh 262 The Passing of Arthur

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The Grandmother

263 To the Queen

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Northern Farmer. Old Style

266 QUEEN MARY .

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Northern Farmer. New Style

268 HAROLD.

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TO THE QUEEN.

REVERED, beloved-O you that hold Take, Madam, this poor book of song ; A nobler office upon earth

For tho' the faults were thick as dust Than arms, or power of brain, or birth In vacant chambers, I could trust Could give the warrior kings of old, Your kindness. May you rule us long,

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JUVENILIA.

CLARIBEL.

A MELODY.

1. Where Claribel low-lieth The breezes pause and die,

Letting the rose-leaves fall : But the solemn oak-tree sigheth,

Thick-leaved, ambrosial,
With an ancient melody

Of an inward agony,
Where Claribel low-lieth.

When will the clouds beaweary of fleeting?
When will the heart be aweary of beating?

And nature die ?
Never, oh! never, nothing will die ;

The stream flows,
The wind blows,
The cloud fleets,
The heart beats,

Nothing will die.
Nothing will die ;
All things will change
Thro' eternity.
'Tis the world's winter ;
Autumn and summer
Are gone long ago;
Earth is dry to the centre,
But spring, a new comer,
A spring rich and strange,
Shall make the winds blow
Round and round,
Thro' and thro',

Here and there,

Till the air
And the ground
Shall be fill'd with life anew.

11. At eve the beetle boometh

Athwart the thicket lone : At noon the wild bee hummeth

About the moss'd headstone: At midnight the moon cometh,

And looketh down alone. Her song the lintwhite swelleth, The clear-voiced mavis dwelleth,

The callow throstle lispeth, The slumbrous wave outwelleth,

The babbling runnel crispeth, The hollow grot replieth

Where Claribel low-lieth.

NOTHING WILL DIE.

WHEN will the stream be aweary of

flowing

Under my eye? When will the wind be aweary of blowing

Over the sky ?

The world was never made ;
It will change, but it will not sade.
So let the wind range ;
For even and morn

Ever will be

Thro' eternity.
Nothing was born ;
Nothing will die ;
All things will change.

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