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RAIN ON THE ROOF,

Coates Kinney

244
REIGN OF LAW,

Francis T. Palgrave

324
REVELRY IN INDIA,

Bartholomew Dowling 256

RIDDLE, A

Catherine Fanshawe . 109

RISING OF THE MOON, THE John K. Casey

258

ROCK ME TO SLEEP,

Elizabeth Akers Allen 224

ROLL-CALL,

Nathaniel G. Shepherd 316

SAILOR'S WIFE, THE

Jean Adam.

76

SAINT PATRICK,

Henry Bennett

113

SALLY IN OUR ALLEY,

Henry Carey

44
SCHOOL-MISTRESS, THE William Shenstone

56

SHE DIED IN BEAUTY,

Charles Doyne Sillery . 163

SHERMAN'S MARCH TO THE

SEA,

Samuel H. M. Byers 265

SIDNEY, LAMENT FOR SIR
PHILIP
Mathew Roydon

5
SKELETON, LINES ON A Anonymous

201
SOLDIER, THE

William Smyth

95
SOLILOQUY, A

Walter Harte

51

Song, -GO, FORGET ME,

Charles Wolfe

278

SONG,—IF I HAD THOUGHT,

Charles Wolfe .

277

SONG,-LOVE STILL HAS,

Sir Charles Sedley

26

SONG OF ROREK,

John W. Weidemeyer 319

SONG OF THE WESTERN MEN, Robert 8. Hawker

310

SOUL'S DEFIANCE, THE Lavinia Stoddard

116

SPINNING-WHEEL SONG, John F. Waller

308

SPLENDID SHILLING, THE John Philips

32
STANZAS,

Richard Henry Wilde 118
STAR-SPANGLED BANNER, THE Francis Scott Key 103
STEAM, THE SONG OF

George W. Cutter 204

SWALLOW, TO A

Jane Welsh Carlyle 311

TACKING SHIP OFF SHORE, Walter Mitchell

295

TAKE THY OLD CLOAK ABOUT

THEE,

Anonymous

13

TALE OF A TUB, THE NEW F. W. N. Bayley

164

TEARS OF SCOTLAND, THE Tobias Smollett

THE DULE ''I THIS BONNET

o' MINE,

Edwin Waugh

191

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FAMOUS

SINGLE AND FUGITIVE

POEMS.

may find to me a kingdom is.

My mind to me a kingdom is,

Such perfect joy therein I find
As far exceeds all earthly bliss

That God or nature hath assigned;
Though much I want that most would have,
Yet still my mind forbids to crave.

Content I live, this is my stay:

I seek no more than may suffice:
I press to bear no haughty sway:

Look! what I lack, my mind supplies.
Lol thus I triumph like a king,
Content with what my mind doth bring.

I see how plenty surfeits oft,

And hasty climbers soonest fall;
I see that such as sit aloft

Mishap threaten most of all:
These get with toil and keep with fear;
Such cares my mind could never bear.

Some have too much, yet still they crave;

I little have, yet seek no more;
They are but poor, though much they have,

And I am rich with little store.
They poor, I rich; they beg, I give;
They lack, I lend; they pine, I live.

I laugh not at another's loss,

I grudge not at another's gain:
No worldly wave my mind can toss,

I brook that is another's bane:
I fear no foe, nor fawn on friend;
I loathe not life, nor dread mine end.

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I wish but what I have at will,

I wander not to seek for more, I like the plain, I climb no hill,

In greatest storms I sit on shore, And laugh at them that toil in vain, To get what must be lost again.

My wealth is health and perfect ease,

My conscience clear my chief defense; I never seek by bribes to please,

Nor by desert to give offense; Thus do I live, thus will I die, Would all did so as well as I.

WILLIAM BYRD.

The Lye.

GoE, soule, the bodie's guest,

Upon a thanklesse arrant;
Feare not to touche the best-
The truth shall be thy warrant!

Goe, since I needs must dye,
And give the world the lye.

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