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Claribel and Other Poems.

BY

W.  J.  LINTON
_________

LONDON: SIMPKIN, MARSHALL, & CO.
_____
1865.


To

WILLIAM   BELL   SCOTT

(PAINTER AND POET)

I dedicate this selection from an Artist's Poems (published and unpublished) of which some of the earliest were written nearly as far back as the beginning of our friendship, twenty five years ago.


W. J. LINTON  

Brantwood

        December, 1864.

 

CONTENTS

  PAGE
CLARIBEL 1
THREE ENGLISHMEN

King Alfred

53

Grenville's Last Fight

60

Harry Marten's Dungeon Thoughts

67
THE BATTLE OF NEWBURY 75
THE OLD LEGEND OF KING ARTHUR 81
THRENODY 89
EURYDICE 95
QUEEN LIBUSSA 104
THE BRAVE WOMEN OF TANN 109
LOVE'S SHADOW 113
THE CAPTIVE ARAB 120
THE RUINED CITY 125
FIVE SERMONS FROM ONE TEXT

Eve

129

The Indian Widow

130

Vesta's Priest

131

Jephthah's Daughter

133

Iphigenia at Aulis

134
THE HUNCHBACK 135
GOD WISH 139

SONG OF THE STREAMS 

143
CHORUSES 148
DEFINITIONS 152
REAL AND TRUE 165
SHADOWS 166
DEATH 168
A FUNERAL HYMN 170
A DIRGE 172
NIGHT-MUSIC 173
OLD FRIENDS 174
THE DIRGE OF LOVE 175
NOUGHT 176
HOPE 177
GONE 178
TO THE WEST WIND 179
LITERAE SCRIPTTÆ 180
FALSE HOPE 181
VAIN COUNSEL 182
FOOT-PRINTS 183
TO HIS LOVE 184
BEGINNINGS 185
LOVE'S TALISMAN 185
THE WOUNDED KNIGHT 186
TEARS 188
WATCHING 189
A ROMANCE 190
PARTING 191
VALENTINE'S DAY 192
MIND YOUR KNITTING 193
TWO FABLES 195
MAIDEN WISDOM 196
WINE SONG 198
WHAT I HATE 199
TRIADS 200
SWEET GALE 201
AN HOUR OF ROBIN HOOD 202
EMIGRANTS 204
THE SONG OF THE PAUPER 206
RICH AND POOR 208
UNSEEN WORTH 209
GOD'S MARTYRS 210
THE PALACE 211
NATURE'S GENTLEMAN 212
THE HAPPY LAND 215
PRAYER 217
TRIUMPH 218
AFTER A DEFEAT 220
TRY AGAIN 221
COURAGE 222
THE PEARL 223
SAD QUESTIONING 224
MIDWINTER 225
GAUDIAMUS IGITUR 226
TIME'S GIFTS 227
CHANGE 228
SELF-JUSTIFICATION 229
THE ADVENT OF PEACE 229
NARROWNESS 230
LOVE 231
TWO STORIES OF ONE FATE 234
A HOMILY 238
WHAT LOVE IS 240
LOVE'S TRINITY 241
MARRIED 242
POETS 244
THE POET-PROPHET 246
THE POET'S MISSION 248
LABOUR IN VAIN 250
PRINCIPLE AND OPINION 251
THOUGHT AND DEED 252
WORD AND DEED 253
JUNE--1849 254
OUR COUNTRY 256
BE THYSELF 257
1854 260
HEART AND WILL 262
A NATIONAL HYMN 263
PRAYER FOR ENGLAND 265
A PRAYER FOR TRUTH 266


PRINTED BY JOHN HAMER
LEEDS

 



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