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MY AIN COUNTREE,
Mary Lee Demarest 301
James R. Randall 259
OLD CANOE, THE
Emily R. Page .
OLD SERGEANT, THE
O MAY I JOIN THE CHOIR, George Eliot
PAUPER'S DRIVE, THE
Francis T. Palgrave
Bartholomew Dowling 256
RISING OF THE MOON, THE John K. Casey
SALLY IN OUR ALLEY,
SIDNEY, LAMENT FOR SIR
SONG,-LOVE STILL HAS,
Sir Charles Sedley
SPLENDID SHILLING, THE John Philips
Richard Henry Wilde 118
George W. Cutter 204
WE'LL GO TO SEA NO MORE, Miss Corbett
WHY THUS LONGING ?
Harriet Winslow Sewall 206
WILLY DROWNED IN YARROW, Anonymous
SINGLE AND FUGITIVE
may find to me a kingdom is.
My mind to me a kingdom is,
Such perfect joy therein I find
That God or nature hath assigned;
Content I live, this is my stay:
I seek no more than may suffice:
Look! what I lack, my mind supplies.
I see how plenty surfeits oft,
And hasty climbers soonest fall;
Mishap threaten most of all:
Some have too much, yet still they crave;
I little have, yet seek no more;
And I am rich with little store.
I laugh not at another's loss,
I grudge not at another's gain:
I brook that is another's bane:
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.
GoE, soule, the bodie's guest,
Upon a thanklesse arrant;
Goe, since I needs must dye,