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Selected Poems,9780486277882

Selected Poems

by
Edition: Reprint
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 12/23/1993
Publisher(s): Dover Publications

Summary

Rich selection of 73 works from the Songs and Sonnets, Elegies, Holy Sonnets and other verse forms by foremost English "metaphysical" poet. Included are "The Good Morrow," "The Canonization," "The Relic," "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," "To His Mistress Going to Bed," "Death Be Not Proud," "Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward," "Hymn to God My God, in My Sickness" and many more. Note. Alphabetical lists of titles and first lines.

Table of Contents

Songs and Sonnets
The Good Morrow
1(1)
Song [``Go, and catch a falling star'']
1(1)
Woman's Constancy
2(1)
The Undertaking
3(1)
The Sun Rising
4(1)
The Indifferent
5(1)
The Canonization
5(2)
The Triple Fool
7(1)
Song [``Sweetest love, I do not go'']
7(2)
The Legacy
9(1)
A Fever
9(1)
Air and Angels
10(1)
Break of Day
11(1)
The Anniversary
12(1)
A Valediction: of My Name, in the Window
13(2)
Twickenham Garden
15(1)
A Valediction: of Weeping
15(1)
The Flea
16(1)
The Curse
17(1)
A Nocturnal upon St. Lucy's Day, Being the Shortest Day
18(1)
Witchcraft by a Picture
19(1)
The Bait
20(1)
The Apparition
21(1)
The Broken Heart
21(1)
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
22(1)
The Ecstasy
23(2)
Love's Deity
25(1)
The Funeral
26(1)
The Blossom
27(1)
The Relic
28(1)
A Lecture upon the Shadow
29(1)
Epigrams
A Burnt Ship
30(1)
Fall of a Wall
30(1)
Cales and Guiana
31(1)
An Obscure Writer
31(1)
The Liar
31(1)
Elegies
Elegy I: Jealousy
31(1)
Elegy II: The Anagram
32(2)
Elegy V: His Picture
34(1)
Elegy IX: The Autumnal
34(2)
Elegy XVI: On His Mistress
36(1)
Elegy XIX: To His Mistress Going to Bed
37(2)
Epithalamions
An Epithalamion, or Marriage Song on the Lady Elizabeth and Count Palatine Being Married on St. Valentine's Day
39(3)
Satires
Satire I [``Away thou fondling motley humorist'']
42(3)
Satire III [``Kind pity chokes my spleen; brave scorn forbids'']
45(3)
Verse Letters
To Mr. Christopher Brooke
48(3)
The Storm
48(2)
The Calm
50(1)
To Mr. Rowland Woodward [``Like one who in her third widowhood doth profess'']
51(1)
To the Countess of Bedford on New Year's Day
52(2)
Epicedes and Obsequies
Elegy on the Lady Markham
54(2)
Divine Poems
La Corona
56(3)
Holy Sonnets
59(7)
[``Thou hast made me, and shall thy work decay?'']
59(1)
[``As due by many titles I resign'']
59(1)
[``O might those sighs and tears return again'']
60(1)
[``Oh my black soul! now thou art summoned'']
60(1)
[``I am a little world made cunningly'']
61(1)
[``This is my play's last scene, here heavens appoint'']
61(1)
[``At the round earth's imagined corners, blow'']
61(1)
[``If faithful souls be alike glorified'']
62(1)
[``If poisonous minerals, and if that tree'']
62(1)
[``Death be not proud, though some have called thee'']
62(1)
[``Spit in my face you Jews, and pierce my side'']
63(1)
[``Why are we by all creatures waited on?'']
63(1)
[``What if this present were the world's last night?'']
64(1)
[``Batter my heart, three-personed God; for, you'']
64(1)
[``Wilt thou love God, as he thee? then digest'']
64(1)
[``Father, part of his double interest'']
65(1)
[``Since she whom I loved hath paid her last debt'']
65(1)
[``Show me dear Christ, thy spouse, so bright and clear'']
65(1)
[``Oh, to vex me, contraries meet in one'']
66(1)
Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward
66(2)
A Hymn to Christ, at the Author's Last Going into Germany
68(1)
Hymn to God My God, in My Sickness
69(1)
A Hymn to God the Father
70(1)
Alphabetical List of Titles 71(4)
Alphabetical List of First Lines 75

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