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1962
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1974
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1979
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1986
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1993
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Author  Title  First Appeared  Dropped After  Added Again  Last Appeared 

Sackville, Charles (Earl of Dorset)

Song (“Methinks the poor town has been trouble too long”)

1

 

 

1

Sancho, Ignatius

*A Letter to Laurence Sterne

7

 

 

7

*Letter to Jack Wingrave

7

 

 

7

Sassoon, Siegfried

Wirers

4

 

 

4

Attack

4

 

 

4

 

The Satanic and Byronic Hero

1

 

 

3

John Milton: Satan

1

 

 

3

Romantic Comments on Milton’s Satan

1

 

 

3

William Blake

1

 

 

3

Percy Bysshe Shelly

1

 

 

3

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

1

 

 

3

The Evolution of the Byronic Hero

1

 

 

3

Ann Radcliffe: The Italian Villain

1

 

 

3

Lord Byron: Lara

1

 

 

3

Lord Byron: Manfred: A Dramatic Poem

3

 

 

3

Scott, Sir Walter

Coronach

1

 

 

1

The Heart of Midlothian

7

 

 

7

Chapter I. Being Introductory

7

 

 

7

Lochinvar

6

 

 

7

Jock of Hazeldean

1

 

 

7

The Two Drovers

6

 

 

6

The Dreary Change

2

 

 

6

Lucy Ashton’s Song

6

 

 

6

Sedley, Sir Charles

Song (“Love still has something of the sea”)

1

 

 

1

Shakespeare, William

When Daisies Pied

1

 

 

5

Spring

6

 

 

6

Winter

6

 

 

6

The Woosel Cock So Black of Hue

1

 

 

1

Tell Me Where Is Fancy Bred

1

 

 

1

Sigh No More, Ladies

1

 

 

4

Under the Greenwood Tree

1

 

 

1

Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind

1

 

 

1

It Was a Lover and His Lass

1

 

 

1

Oh Mistress Mine

1

 

 

1

Take, Oh, Take Those Lips Away

1

 

 

4

Hark, Hark! The Lark

1

 

 

1

Fear No More the Heat o’ the Sun

1

 

 

1

When Daffodils Begin to Peer

1

 

 

4

Full Fathom Five

1

 

 

1

Where the Bee Sucks, There Suck I

1

 

 

1

Sonnet 56 (Sweet love, renew thy force; be it not said)

1

 

 

3

Sonnet 104 (To me, fair friend, you never can be old)

2

 

 

3

Sonnet 118 (Like as, to our appetites more keen)

1

 

 

3

Sonnet 121 (’Tis better to be vile than vile esteemed)

2

 

 

3

Sonnet 124 (If my dear love were but the child of state)

4

 

 

4

Sonnet 128 (How oft when thou, my music, music play’st)

4

 

 

6

The Phoenix and the Turtle

1

 

 

4

King Henry IV: The First Part

1

 

 

6

Ulysses’ Speech on Degree

1

 

 

2

Shaw, George

Preface to Plays Pleasant

1

 

 

2

Arms and the Man

1

 

 

2

Preface to Major Barbara

3

 

 

3

Major Barbara

3

 

 

3

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft

*Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus

7

 

 

7

*Introduction to Frankenstein

4

 

 

6

*Transformation

4

 

 

6

Shelley, Percy Bysshe

Music, When Soft Voices Die

1

 

 

1

*The Indian Serenade

1

 

 

7

The Tower of Famine

2

 

 

2

A Lament

1

 

 

2

*Sonnet: “Lift not the painted veil which those who live”

1

 

 

3

*The Two Spirits: An Allegory

2

 

 

3

*When Passion’s Trance is Overpast

1

 

 

3

*Memory

3

 

 

3

*Julian and Maddalo

4

 

 

4

*The Flower That Smiles Today

5

 

 

7

*Choruses from Hellas

1

 

 

7

*“Worlds on Worlds”

1

 

 

7

*“The World’s Great Age”

1

 

 

6

*A Dirge

1

 

 

7

*Lines Written in the Bay of Lerici

2

 

 

7

*Alastor; or, the Spirit of Solitude

3

 

 

6

*Stanzas Written in Dejection — December 1818, near Naples

1

 

 

6

*O World, O Life, O Time

3

 

 

6

*To Jane. The Invitation

1

 

 

6

*Song of Apollo

3

 

 

6

*The Triumph of Life

2

 

 

6

*from Queen Mab

7

 

 

7

 *A Philosophical Poem

7

 

 

7

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley

The School for Scandal

1

 

 

1

Shirley, James

Dirge (“The glories of our blood and state”)

1

 

 

1

Sidney, Sir Philip

*The Nightingale

3

 

 

7

*Thou Blind Man’s Mark

1

 

 

7

*Leave Me, O Love

1

 

 

7

*Ring Out Your Bells

3

 

 

3

*An Apology for Poetry

1

 

 

4

*The Countess of Pembroke’s Arcadia

NA

 

 

NA

*[The Absent Urania]

6

 

 

6

*[The Country of Arcadia]

5

 

 

6

*Astrophil and Stella

NA

 

 

NA

*39 (“Come Sleep! O sleep the certain knot of peace”)

1

 

 

6

*64 (“No more, my dear, no more these counsels try”)

2

 

 

4

Silkin, Jon

Nature with Man

3

 

 

4

A Bluebell

3

 

 

4

Creatures

3

 

 

4

Untitled Poem

4

 

 

4

At Nightfall

4

 

 

4

The Church is Getting Short of Breath

4

 

 

4

 

Sir Orfeo

3

 

 

4

Sitwell, Edith

Façade

4

 

 

4

Clowns’ Houses

4

 

 

4

The Day Grew Water-Pale and Cool as Eve

4

 

 

4

Skelton, John

Upon a Dead Man’s Head

2

 

 

4

To Mistress Margaret Hussey

4

 

 

6

Colin Clout

2

 

 

6

The Spirituality vs. the Temporality

5

 

 

6

Smart, Christopher

A Song to David

3

 

 

7

Smith, Stevie

Can It Be?

4

 

 

4

In the Park

4

 

 

4

The Galloping Cat

4

 

 

4

Southey, Robert

My Days Among the Dead are Past

1

 

 

4

Speght, Rachel

Morality’s Memorandum

7

 

 

7

from A Dream

7

 

 

7

Spenser, Edmund

A Hymn in Honour of Beautie

1

 

 

1

The Faerie Queene

1

 

 

NA

Book 2, Canto 7: The Cave of Mammon  

3

 

 

4

Book 3

1

 

 

NA

     Proem

5

 

 

7

Canto 1

5

 

 

7

Canto 2

5

 

 

7

Canto 3

5

 

 

7

[The Visit to Merlin]

5

 

 

7

[Canto 4 Summary]

5

 

 

7

Canto 5

5

 

 

7

[Belphoebe and Timias]

5

 

 

7

[Cantos 9 and 10 Summary]

5

 

 

7

Book 7: Two Cantos of Mutabilitie

1

 

 

4

Amoretti

1

 

 

NA

Sonnet 15 (“Ye tradefull merchants, that will weary toyle”)

4

 

 

4

Sonnet 35 (“My hungry eyes through greedy covetise”)

2

 

 

3

Sonnet 59 (“Thrise happy she, that is so well assured”)

2

 

 

3

Sonnet 70 (“Fresh spring the herald of loves mighty king”)

1

 

 

4

Sprat, Sir Thomas

The History of the Royal Society

4

 

 

4

On the Language of the Members

4

 

 

4

Wit Less to Be Prized than Sound Sense

4

 

 

4

Steele, Sir Richard

The Gentleman; The Pretty Fellow (Tatler 21)

1

 

 

7

Dueling (Tatler 25)

1

 

 

7

Sterne, Laurence

Reply to Sancho

7

 

 

7

Tristram Shandy, Volume 9, Chapter 6

7

 

 

7

Suckling, Sir John

A Song to a Lute

1

 

 

1

Swift, Jonathan

An argument against the abolishing of Christianity in England

3

 

 

7

A Tale of a Tub

3

6

8

NA

Swinburne, Algernon Charles

In Memory of Walter Savage Landor

1

 

 

1

An Interlude

1

 

 

2

In the Orchard

2

 

 

3

Choruses from Atalanta in Calydon

1

 

 

7

When the Hounds of Spring

1

 

 

7

Before the Beginning of Years

1

 

 

7

The Garden of Proserpine

1

 

 

7

The Triumph of Time

1

 

 

6

I Will Go Back to the Great Sweet Mother

1

 

 

6

The Lake of Gaube

4

 

 

6

Taylor, Jeremy

Gems of Pulpit Rhetoric

1

 

 

1

The Flames of Human Desire

1

 

 

1

The Flight of the Lark

1

 

 

1

Aspirations of a Worm

1

 

 

1

A Fair Structure Half-Complete

1

 

 

1

The Fluctuating Compass of Conscience

1

 

 

1

The Strong River of Devotion

1

 

 

1

Moses and the Glowing Coal

1

 

 

1

Tennyson, Alfred Lord

Rizpah

1

 

 

1

To E. Fitzgerald

1

 

 

2

Locksley Hall Sixty Years After

2

 

 

2

By an Evolutionist

1

 

 

2

June Bracken and Heather

1

 

 

2

A Dedication

3

 

 

3

I Stood on a Tower

3

 

 

3

The Silent Voices

1

 

 

3

St. Agnes Eve

4

 

 

4

You Ask Me Why, Though Ill at Ease

1

 

 

4

Lines (“Here often, when a child I lay reclined”)

1

 

 

4

Sonnet (“How thought you that this thing could captivate?”)

3

 

 

4

Move Eastward, Happy Earth

1

 

 

4

The Revenge

1

 

 

4

The Kraken

1

3

5

7

The Eagle: A Fragment

1

 

 

7

The Princess

1

 

 

NA

Sweet and Low

1

 

 

7

The Splendor Falls

1

 

 

7

Ask Me No More

1

 

 

7

Come Down, O Maid

1

 

 

7

Flower in the Crannied Wall

1

 

 

7

Sonnet (“She took the dappled partridge flecked with blood”)

1

 

 

6

Maud

1

 

 

6

Part 1

4

 

 

6

VI.5 (“Ah, what shall I be at fifty”)

4

 

 

6

VI.8 (“Perhaps the smile and tender tone”)

4

 

 

6

VI.10 (“I have played with her when a child”)

4

 

 

6

VII (“She came to the village church”)

1

 

 

6

XI (“O let the solid ground”)

4

 

 

6

XII (“Birds in the high Hall-garden”)

4

 

 

6

XVI (“Catch not my breath, O clamorous heart”)

1

 

 

6

XVIII (“I have led her home, my love, my only friend”)

1

 

 

6

Part 2

5

 

 

6

4 (“O that 'twere possible”)

5

 

 

6

In the Valley of Cauteretz

1

 

 

6

Idylls of the King

1

 

 

6

Dedication

1

 

 

3

In Love, If Love Be Love

1

 

 

2

Pelleas and Ettarre

3

 

 

6

Northern Farmer: New Style

1

 

 

6

To Virgil

1

 

 

6

Frater Ave atque Vale

1

 

 

6

The Dawn

1

 

 

6

Thomas, Dylan

*In My Craft of Sullen Art

1

 

 

2

*A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London

1

 

 

2

*This Bread I Break

3

 

 

4

Thomas, Edward

*The Path

2

 

 

4

*The Gallows

2

 

 

4

*Ambition

1

 

 

4

*A Private

4

 

 

4

Thompson, Francis

The Kingdom of God

1

 

 

4

The Hound of Heaven

1

 

 

7

Thomson, James

An Ode on Aeolus’s Harp

4

 

 

4

The Seasons

2

 

 

3

Summer: Dawn

2

 

 

3

Summer: Swimming

2

 

 

3

Summer: Evening

2

 

 

3

Winter: A Snowstorm

2

 

 

3

Tichborne, Chidiok

Tichborne’s Elegy

1

 

 

1

 

Tom A Bedlam

1

 

 

2

Tomlinson, Charles

Reflections

3

 

 

3

A Meditation on John Constable

3

 

 

3

Hawks

3

 

 

3

Autumn Price

3

 

 

3

Traherne, Thomas

*On News

4

 

 

4

Trapnel, Anna

From Anna Trapnel’s Report and Plea, or, A Narrative of Her Journey from London Into Cornwall

7

 

 

7

 

The Unicorn: End of a Legend

1

 

 

3

Vaughan, Henry

The Book

1

 

 

1

Peace

1

 

 

2

Man

1

 

 

4

A Rhapsody

5

 

 

6

I Walked the Other Day (To Spend My Hour)

6

 

 

6

Waller, Edmund

Of the Last Verses in the Book

1

 

 

4

On a Girdle

1

 

 

5

Of English Verse

4

 

 

5

Walton, Izaac

The Life of Dr. John Donne

1

 

 

NA

Donne Takes Holy Orders

1

 

 

4

Whitney, Isabella

Will and Testament

7

 

 

7

Wilde, Oscar

Sonnet: On the Sale of Keats’s Love Letters

4

 

 

4

Symphony in Yellow

4

 

 

4

Hélas

1

 

 

7

E Tenebris

1

 

 

7

Winstanley, Gerrard

The True Leveler’s Standard Advance

3

 

 

7

The Freeing of the English Israelites

3

 

 

7

Wollstonecraft, Mary

*Letters Written during Short Residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark

4

 

 

4

    *Letter III (Social Conditions in Sweden)

4

 

 

4

    *Letter XV (The Cascade Near Fredericstadt)

4

 

 

4

Woolf, Virginia

*Monday or Tuesday

4

 

 

4

*An Unwritten Novel

4

 

 

4

Wordsworth, William

A Poet!—He Hath Put His Heart to School

1

 

 

1

To My Sister

1

 

 

3

The Green Linnet

1

 

 

3

Composed in a Valley Near Dover, on the Day of Landing

1

 

 

3

Composed by the Side of Grasmere Lake

2

 

 

3

Afterthought

1

 

 

3

Yew Trees

1

 

 

4

*The Two-Part Prelude

3

 

 

4

The Two April Mornings

4

 

 

7

*Prospectus to The Recluse

1

 

 

7

*The Prelude

1

 

 

NA

*Book Third. Residence at Cambridge

1

 

 

NA

*[Experiences at St. John's College. The “Heroic Argument”]

5

 

 

7

*Book Fourth. Summer Vacation

1

 

 

NA

*[“The Surface of Past Time.”]

5

 

 

7

*Book Eighth. Retrospect, Love of Nature leading to Love of Man

1

 

 

NA

*[Man Still Subordinate to Nature]

5

 

 

7

*Book Twelfth. Imagination and Taste, how impaired and restored

1

 

 

7

*Book Thirteenth. Subject concluded

1

 

 

NA

*[Return to “Life's Familiar Face”]

5

 

 

 7

*Book Fourteenth. Conclusion 377

1

 

 

NA

*[Fear vs. Love Resolved. Imagination.]

5

 

 

7

Wotton, Sir Henry

On His Mistress, the Queen of Bohemia

1

 

 

1

Wyatt, Sir Thomas (the Elder)

Like to the Unmeasurable Mountains

1

 

 

1

Lux, My Fair Falcon

3

 

 

3

Tangled I Was in Love’s Snare

1

 

 

4

In Spain

4

 

 

4

And wilt thou leave me thus?

5

 

 

7

Yeats, William Butler

*The Old Men Admiring Themselves in the Water

1

 

 

4

*The Cold Heaven

1

 

 

4

*On a Political Prisoner

1

 

 

4

*Reveries over Childhood and Youth

1

 

 

2

*[The Yeats Family]

1

 

 

2

*[An Irish Literature]

1

 

 

2

*The Trembling of the Veil

1

 

 

2

*[London and Pre-Raphaelitism]

1

 

 

2

*[Oscar Wilde]

1

 

 

2

*[The Handiwork of Art]

1

 

 

2

*[The Origin of The Lake of Isle of Innisfree

1

 

 

2

*[The Rhymers’ Club]

1

 

 

2

*Memoirs

3

 

 

3

*Autobiography

3

 

 

3

*Journal

3

 

 

3

 

The York Play of the Crucifixion

5

 

 

6


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