Gerald Massey: My Lyrical Life, Part 2

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Contents

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LADY MARIAN

3

THE SEA-KINGS:

THE NORSEMEN

9

OLD KING HAKE

12

THE BANN'ER-BEARER OF KING OLAF

18

SIR RICHARD GRENVILLE'S LAST FIGHT

19

ROBERT BLAKE

24

AN OLD MAN-O'-WAR'S-MAN'S YARN

28

TURNER'S TEMERAIRE

34

SIR ROBERT'S SAILOR SON

36

THE STOKER'S STORY

38

THE CAPTAIN OF THE "NORTHFLEET"

45

A BIRTHDAY ON BOARD

47

THE SEA KINGS

48

A DAUGHTER OF THE SEA-KINGS

52

PERSONAL:

ROBERT BURNS

61

HOOD

75

MAURICE AND THE BIGOTS

78

HUGH MILLER'S GRAVE

79

TO A BEREAVED FRIEND

84

ALBERT THE GOOD

86

WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY

92

ACROSS THE WATER

96

THE ENGLISH OF IT

98

PRIDEAUX AT MAGDALA

100

CAMOENS

101

PUNCH IN A GRAVE MOOD

102

A REVIEWER REVIEWED

103

AN OLD CUSTOM STILL EXTANT

106

A FORERUNNER

106

THE FORERUNNER

107

ALEXANDER RUSSEL

108

A PERSONAL REPLY

109

AT THE PRISON-DOOR

110

THE FALSIFYERS OF MYTHOLOGY

112

DEDICATION TO THE "NATURAL GENESIS"

112

GARIBALDI:

GARIBALDI IN EXILE

115

GARIBALDI ON THE MARCH

117

ONE OF GARIBALDI'S MEN

121

GARIBALDI AT ASPROMONTE

124

FRANCE AND GARIBALDI

127

GARIBALDI'S PROPHECY

128

WEDDED LOVE:

THE YOUNG POET TO HIS WIFE

130

LONG EXPECTED

135

WOOED AND WON

138

THE BRIDAL

141

WEDDED LOVE

145

THE MOTHER'S IDOL BROKEN

153

    I.  II.  III.  IV.  V.  VI.  VII.  VIII.  IX.  X.  XI.  XII.  XIII.
   XIV.  XV.  XVI.  XVII.  XVIII.  XIX.  XX. 
 

LYRICS OF LOVE:

SWEET SPIRIT OF MY LOVE

182

NOT I, SWEET SOUL, NOT I

184

LOVE ME

185

THE PATRIOT TO HIS BRIDE

186

A POOR MAN'S WIFE

188

MY BONNY LADY

189

HUSBAND AND WIFE

191

WHEN I COME HOME

193

LOVE'S FAIRY-RING

195

TO THE BELOVED ONE

197

MATRIM0NY

199

THE LOVE-LETTER

199

LOVE-IN-IDLENESS

199

A BALLAD OF THE OLD TIME

201

IN THE NIGHT (set to music - Night Song)

202

FALLEN

204

DESERTED

204

DROWNED

205

JILTED

207

LOVE AND THE LADY

209

ICHABOD

210

A VILLAGE COURTING

212

ON A WEDDING-DAY

214

A LYRIC OF LOVE

217

AT EVENTIDE

218

THE MISTLETOE BOUGH

219

LIFE AND DEATH

221

WOMAN

221

CRIES OF 'FORTY-EIGHT:

224

THE PEOPLE'S ADVENT (set to music)

226

THE BATTLE-CALL

228

THE EARTH FOR ALL

232

THE LORDS OF LAND AND MONEY

233

THE AWAKENING

234

ALL'S RIGHT WITH THE WORLD"

236

A CRY OF THE UNEMPLOYED

237

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVE

239

OUR FATHERS ARE PRAYING FOR PAUPER PAY

241

ANATHEMA MARANATHA

243

A CRY OF THE PEOPLE

245

PRESS ON

247

THEY ARE BUT GIANTS WHILE WE KNEEL

248

SONG OF THE RED REPUBLICAN

252

AFTER THE STRUGGLE

254

OUR MARTYRS

255

THE MEN OF 'FORTY-EIGHT'

256

A WELCOME

258

THE EXILE

260

IT WILL END IN THE RIGHT

264

THE KINGLIEST KINGS

266

HOPE ON, HOPE EVER

267

THE THREE VOICES

268

ONWARD AND SUNWARD

270

O GOD'S WORLD IS WORTHY OF BETTER MEN

271

THIS WORLD IS FULL OF BEAUTY

273

THERE'S NO DEARTH OF KINDNESS

276

THE KNIGHTS OF LABOUR

277

THE CHIVALRY OF LABOUR

278

TO-DAY AND TO-MORROW

281

LADY LAURA:

    I.  IIIIIIVVVIVIIVIIIIXXXIXIIXIII.
 XIVXVXVIXVIIXVIIIXIXXXXXI.

284

WAR-WAITS:

NEW YEAR'S EVE IN EXILE

328

ENGLAND GOES TO BATTLE (set to music as...  Who Would Not Fight for England)

336

TROOPS LEAVING EDINBURGH

338

DOWN IN AUSTRALIA

340

FRANCE AND ENGLAND

342

AFTER ALMA

343

BEFORE SEBASTOPOL

346

SCARLETT'S THREE HUNDRED

348

OUR HEROES

350

INKERMAN

351

NICHOLAS AND THE BRITISH LION

357

A WAR WINTER'S-NIGHT IN ENGLAND

359

THE MARTYRS' HILL

363

OUR ENGLISH NIGHTINGALE

365

CATHCART'S HILL

367

THE COALITION AND THE PEOPLE

369

ALL OVER

371

ENGLAND AND LOUIS NAPOLEON

372

THE OLD FLAG

375

ENGLAND AND LOUIS NAPOLEON, MAY 1859

380

LOUIS NAPOLEON:--" BERLIN"

389

MOLTKE'S PROMISE

391

THE MITRAILLEUSE AT SAARBRUCKEN

391

A GRAVE ERROR

391

THE FAITH OF THE PHILISTINE

392

PEACE-AT-ANY-PRICE MEN

392

THE SECOND EMPIRE

393

A PLEA FOR THE REPUBLIC

394

LOUIS NAPOLEON AND SOME COCKNEY WORKING-MEN

396

THE TWO NAPOLEONS

400

THE ABOLITIONIST TO HIS BRIDE

402

AN IMPERIAL REPLY

405

THE BOYS' RETURN

406

LAST LYRICS:

WAITING FOR THE VERDICT

411

THE GREAT NEW CAUSE

412

THE "GRAND OLD MAN"

413

A LEADER!

414

LOOKING BEFORE AND AFTER

415

FALSE MARRIAGE OR TRUE UNION?

415

JOHN BRIGHT

417

THE PRIMROSE DAME

418

BATTLE OF THE RANK AND FILE

420

THE LEAGUE OF LABOUR

420

LABOURERS' ELECTION SONG

422

THE LAST OF EMERGENCY MEN

423

HOLD TOGETHER, BOYS

424

TO-MORROW!

425

LIGHT AT LAST

427

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