9780140420159

Poems and Prose

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  • ISBN13:

    9780140420159

  • ISBN10:

    0140420150

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1983-12-01
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics

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Summary

Romola is a historical novel set in late 15th-century Florence and is the story of a high-minded girl who marries a self-indulgent and unscrupulous Greek, Tito Melma.

Table of Contents

Introduction xiii
Note to Tenth Impression xxxvii
SECTION A--POETRY
Four Early Poems (1865-1866)
The Alchemist in the City
3(1)
`Let me be to Thee as the circling bird'
4(1)
Heaven-Haven
5(1)
The Habit of Perfection
5(7)
Poems (1876-1889)
Author's Preface (with explanatory notes by the Editor)
7(5)
The Wreck of the Deutschland
12(12)
Penmaen Pool
24(2)
The Silver Jubilee
26(1)
God's Grandeur
27(1)
The Starlight Night
27(1)
Spring
28(1)
The Lantern out of Doors
28(1)
The Sea and the Skylark
29(1)
The Windhover
30(1)
Pied Beauty
30(1)
Hurrahing in Harvest
31(1)
The Caged Skylark
31(1)
In the Valley of the Elwy
32(1)
The Loss of the Eurydice
33(4)
The May Magnificat
37(2)
Binsey Poplars
39(1)
Duns Scotus's Oxford
40(1)
Henry Purcell
41(1)
Peace
42(1)
The Bugler's First Communion
42(2)
Morning, Midday, and Evening Sacrifice
44(1)
Andromeda
45(1)
The Candle Indoors
46(1)
The Handsome Heart
46(1)
At the Wedding March
47(1)
Felix Randal
47(1)
Brothers
48(2)
Spring and Fall
50(1)
Inversnaid
50(1)
`As kingfishers catch fire, dragonflies draw flame'
51(1)
Ribblesdale
51(1)
The Leaden Echo and the Golden Echo
52(2)
The Blessed Virgin compared to the Air we Breathe
54(4)
To what serves Mortal Beauty?
58(1)
Spelt from Sibyl's Leaves
59(1)
(The Soldier)
60(1)
(Carrion Comfort)
60(1)
`No worst, there is none. Pitched past pitch of grief'
61(1)
`To seem the stranger lies my lot, my life'
61(1)
`I wake and feel the fell of dark, not day'
62(1)
`Patience, hard thing! the hard thing but to pray'
62(1)
`My own heart let me more have pity on; let'
63(1)
Tom's Garland
64(1)
Harry Ploughman
64(1)
That Nature is a Heraclitean Fire and of the comfort of the Resurrection
65(1)
St. Alphonsus Rodriguez
66(1)
`Thou art indeed just, Lord, if I contend'
67(1)
`The shepherd's brow, fronting forked lightning, owns'
68(1)
To R. B.
68(1)
Some Unfinished Poems and Fragments (1876--1889)
Moonrise
69(1)
The Woodlark
69(2)
Cheery Beggar
71(1)
`The furl of fresh-leaved dogrose down'
71(1)
St. Winefred's Well
72(6)
(Margaret Clitheroe)
78(2)
`Repeat that, repeat'
80(1)
On a Piece of Music
80(2)
(Ash-boughs)
82(1)
`Thee, God, I come from, to thee go'
82(1)
On the Portrait of Two Beautiful Young People
83(2)
Epithalamion
85(4)
SECTION B--PROSE
From Note-Books, Journal, etc.
Early Diary (1863-1864)
89(3)
From `On the Origin of Beauty: A Platonic Dialogue' (1865)
92(13)
From the Journal (1866-1875)
105(31)
Sermon: on Luke ii. 33 (Nov. 23, 1879)
136(7)
From `The Principle or Foundation: An address, etc.'
143(2)
From `Comments on The Spiritual Exercises'
145(6)
Selected Letters
To C. N. Luxmoore (May 7, 1862)
151(2)
To A. W. M. Baillie (Sept. 10, 1864)
153(6)
To E. H. Coleridge (Jan. 22, 1866)
159(2)
To Rev. Dr J. H. Newman (Aug. 28, 1866)
161(1)
do. (Oct. 15, 1866)
162(2)
To his father (Oct. 16, [1866])
164(4)
To A. W. M. Baillie (Feb. 12, 1868)
168(2)
To Miss Kate Hopkins (April 25, 1871)
170(2)
To Robert Bridges (Aug. 2, 1871)
172(2)
To his mother (March 5, 1872)
174(1)
To his father (Aug. 29, 1874)
175(1)
To Robert Bridges (Feb. 20, 1875)
176(1)
do. (May 13, 1878)
177(3)
To R. W. Dixon (June 4, 1878)
180(2)
do. (June 13, 1878)
182(3)
do. (Oct. 5, 1878)
185(5)
do. (Oct. 24, 1879)
190(1)
do. (Oct. 31, 1879)
191(1)
To A. W. M. Baillie (May 22, 1880)
192(3)
To R. W. Dixon (Dec. I, 1881)
195(2)
To Robert Bridges (Feb. 3, 1883)
197(3)
To Robert Bridges (Nov. 11, 1884)
200(2)
do. (May 17, 1885)
202(4)
To Coventry Patmore (June 4, 1886)
206(2)
do. (May 20, 1888)
208(2)
To Robert Bridges (Sept. 25, 1888)
210(1)
do. (Oct. 19, 1888)
211(5)
To his mother (May 5, 1889)
216(5)
SECTION C--EDITOR'S NOTES
Notes on the Poems
221(28)
Additional Notes on the Prose
249(6)
Short Bibliography 255(2)
Index of First Lines 257(2)
Index to the Prose 259

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