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Great Love Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Never give all the heart, for love

Will hardly seem worth thinking of

To passionate women if it seem

Certain, and they never dream

That it fades out from kiss to kiss;

For everything that's lovely is

But a brief, dreamy, kind delight.

— W. B. Yeats

Down through the millennia the emotion of love has inspired countless poets to great heights of lyrical expression. In this volume readers can sample more than 150 great love poems by English and American poets. Spanning over four centuries of literary creation in the service of amour, the works include a selection of Shakespeare's sonnets, John Donne's "The Ecstasy," William Blake's "The Garden of Love," Robert Burns's "The Banks o'Doon" and "John Anderson My Jo," Lord Byron's "She Walks in Beauty," Edgar Allan Poe's "Annabel Lee," Robert Browning's "Meeting at Night," as well as works by W. B. Yeats, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, John Keats, Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, John Milton, Richard Lovelace, Sir John Suckling, Matthew Arnold, A. E. Housman, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Robert Frost. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "Sonnet 73" and "Song."

Synopsis:

Over 150 familiar works by English and American poets: John Donne's "The Ecstasy," William Blake's "The Garden of Love," as well as poems by Shakespeare, Milton, Keats, Whitman, Dickinson, many more. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

Treasury of over 150 familiar poems by English and American poets, including a selection of Shakespeare’s sonnets, John Donne’s "The Ecstasy," William Blake’s "The Garden of Love," as well as works by W. B. Yeats, Emily Dickinson, Whitman, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Keats, Milton,

Synopsis:

Over 150 familiar works by English and American poets: John Donne's "The Ecstasy," William Blake's "The Garden of Love," as well as poems by Shakespeare, Milton, Keats, Whitman, Dickinson, many more. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Table of Contents

SIR THOMAS WYATT

  The Lover Showeth How He is Forsaken of Such as He Sometime Enjoyed

  The Appeal

EDMUND SPENSER

  One Day I Wrote Her Name upon the Strand'

SIR WALTER RALEIGH

  "'As Ye came from the Holy Land'"

  Her Reply

SIR PHILIP SIDNEY

  "Loving in Truth, and Fain in Verse My Love to Show'"

  His Lady's Cruelty

  The Bargain

JOHN LYLY

  Cards and Kisses

GEORGE PEELE

  A Summer Song

HENRY CONSTABLE

  Diaphenia

SAMUEL DANIEl

  "If This Be Love, to Draw a Weary Breath'"

MICHAEL DRAYTON

  The Parting

CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE

  The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

  Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?'

  That Time of Year Thou Mayst in Me Behold'

  From You Have I Been Absent in the Spring'

  When in the Chronicle of Wasted Time'

  Let Me Not to the Marriage fo True Minds'

  My Mistress' Eyes Are Nothing Like the Sun'

THOMAS CAMPION

  Cherry-Ripe

  "Thou Art Not Fair, for all Thy Red and White'"

  Vobiscum est Iope

SIR HENRY WOTTON

  Elizabeth of Bohemia

JOHN DONNE

  The Sun Rising

  The Canonization

  Song

  The Apparition

  The Ectasy

  The Funeral

  Elegy: On His Mistress Going to Bed

BEN JONSON

  To Celia

  The Hour Glass

THOMAS HEYWOOD

  Matin Song

GEORGE WITHER

  "I Loved a Lass, a Fair One'"

ROBERT HERRICK

  "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time"

  Upon Julia's Clothes

  Chop-Cherry

FRANCIS QUARLES

  A Divine Rapture

HENRY KING

  Sonnet

  Exequy on His Wife

THOMAS CAREW

  Song

  To His Inconstant Mistress

EDMUND WALLER

  On a Girdle

  Song

JOHN MILTON

  On His Deceased Wife

SIR JOHN SUCKLING

  "Why So Pale and Wan, Fond Lover?'"

  The Constant Lover

RICHARD LOVELACE

  "To Lucasta, Going to the Wars"

  "To Althea, from Prison"

  The Scrutiny

ANDREW MARVELL

  To His Coy Mistress

  The Definition of Love

  The Mower to the Glo-Worms

JOHN DRYDEN

  "Farewell, Ungrateful Traitor!'"

"JOHN WILMOT, EARL OF ROCHESTER"

  Return

  A Song of a Young Lady to Her Ancient Lover

MATTHEW PRIOR

  An Ode

WILLIAM CONGREVE

  Pious Selinda Goes to Prayers'

  False through She Be to Me and Love'

JOHN GAY

  Sweet William's Farewell to Black-Eyed Susan

HENRY CAREY

  Sally in Our Alley

WILLIAM COWPER

  To Mary

WILLIAM BLAKE

  How Sweet I Roam'd from Field to Field'

  Love's Secret

  The Clod and the Pebble

  The Garden of Love

ROBERT BURNS

  Of A' the Airts the Wind Can Blaw'

  John Anderson My Jo

  The Banks o' Doon

  "A Red, Red Rose"

WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

  Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known'

  She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways'

  Surprised by Joy?Impatient as the Wind'

SIR WALTER SCOTT

  An Hour with Thee

WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR

  Past Ruin'd Ilion Heln Lives'

  "Proud Word You Never Spoke, but You Will Speak'"

  Rose Aylmer

  "You Smiled, You Spoke, and I Believed'"

  The Torch of Love Dispels the Gloom'

  "If I Am Proud, You Surely Know'"

THOMAS CAMPBELL

  Freedom and Love

THOMAS MOORE

  Did not

  An Argument

  At the Mid Hour of Night

"GEORGE GORDON, LORD BYRON"

  When We Two Parted'

  "She Walks in Beauty, Like the Night'"

  "So, We'll Go No More A-Roving'"

PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY

  Love's Philosophy

  To ?

JOHN CLARE

  First Love

  To Mary: 'It Is the Evening Hour'

  "To Mary: 'I Sleep with Thee, and Wake with Thee'"

  The Secret

  I Hid My Love

JOHN KEATS

  "Bright Star, Would I Were Stedfast as Thou Art?'"

THOMAS HOOD

  Ruth

WILLIAM BARNES

  The Wife A-Lost

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

  Give All to Love

ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING

  I Thought Once How Theocritus Had sung'

  How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways'

EDGAR ALLAN POE

  To Helen

  To One in Paradise

  Annabel Lee

"ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON"

  "Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal, Now the White'"

  "Come Not, When I am Dead'"

ROBERT BROWNING

  The Last Ride Together

  Meeting at Night

  Bad Dreams

  Love

EMILY BRONTË

  Remembrance

  If Grief for Grief Can Touch Thee'

WALT WHITMAN

  Once I Pass'd through a Populous City

  When I heard at the Close of the Day

  Sometimes with One I Love

  As if a Phantom Caress'd Me

  From Pent-Up Aching Rivers

MATTHEW ARNOLD

  Longing

  Absence

COVENTRY PATMORE

  The Revelation

  A Farewell

  The Azalea

DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI

  Sudden Light

  Silent Noon

  Severed Selves

  Without Her

  The Orchard-Pit

GEORGE MEREDITH

  By This He Knew She Wept with Waking Eyes'

  In Our Old Shipwrecked Days There Was an Hour'

EMILY DICKINSON

  We Outgrow Love Like Other Things'

  My Life Closed Twice before Its Close'

CHRISTINA ROSSETTI

  A Birthday

  Echo

  May

  The First Day

WILLIAM MORRIS

  Love Is Enough

ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE

  Love and Sleep

WILFRID BLUNT

  St. Valentine's Day

THOMAS HARDY

  A Broken Appointment

  In a Cathedral City

  A Thunderstorm in Town

ALICE MEYNELL

  Renouncement

A. E. HOUSMAN

  "Oh, When I Was in Love with You'"

  Along the Field as We Came By'

  White in the Moon the Long Road Lies'

W. B. YEATS

  Down by the Salley Gardens

  Brown Penny

  A Drinking Song

  Never Give All the Heart

  When You Are Old

ARTHUR SYMONS

  White Heliotrope

ERNEST DOWSON

  Non sum qualis eram bonae sub regno Cynarae

EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON

  Eros Turannos

HILAIRE BELLOC

  Juliet

ROBERT FROST

  Meeting and Passing

D.H. LAWRENCE

  Gloire de Dijon

EZRA POUND

  The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter

EDWARD THOMAS

  Like the Touch of Rain

JOHN CROWE RANSOM

  Piazza Piece

EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY

  "I, Being Born a Woman and Distressed'"

HART CRANE

  Carrier letter

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF TITLES AND FIRST LINES

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486272849
Editor:
Weller, Shane
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Weller, Shane
Author:
Weller, Shane
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Love poetry, English
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
9335
Publication Date:
19921031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.23 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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"Synopsis" by ,
Over 150 familiar works by English and American poets: John Donne's "The Ecstasy," William Blake's "The Garden of Love," as well as poems by Shakespeare, Milton, Keats, Whitman, Dickinson, many more. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
"Synopsis" by , Treasury of over 150 familiar poems by English and American poets, including a selection of Shakespeare’s sonnets, John Donne’s "The Ecstasy," William Blake’s "The Garden of Love," as well as works by W. B. Yeats, Emily Dickinson, Whitman, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Keats, Milton,
"Synopsis" by ,
Over 150 familiar works by English and American poets: John Donne's "The Ecstasy," William Blake's "The Garden of Love," as well as poems by Shakespeare, Milton, Keats, Whitman, Dickinson, many more. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
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