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I, in my pleached garden, watched the pomp, / Forgot my morning wishes, hastily / Took a few herbs and apples, and the Day / Turned and departed silent. I, too late, / Under her solemn fillet saw the scorn.
Days, ll. 7–11.
Ralph Waldo
The Poems of Ralph Waldo Emerson
With Notes by Edward Waldo Emerson
The ninth volume, containing Poems, of the twelve-volume Concord edition of Emerson’s Complete Works features voluminous footnotes painstakingly compiled by his son.
Bibliographic Record    Preface
I. Poems
 Each and All
 The Problem
 To Rhea
 The Visit
 The World-Soul
 The Sphinx
 Alphonso of Castile
 To J. W.
 The Rhodora
 The Humble-Bee
 The Snow-Storm
 Woodnotes I
 Woodnotes II
 Étienne de la Boéce
 The Park
 Sursum Corda
 Ode to Beauty
 Give All to Love
 To Ellen at the South
 To Ellen
 To Eva
 The Violet
 The Amulet
 Thine Eyes Still Shined
 Initial, Dæmonic and Celestial Love
I. The Initial Love
II. The Dæmonic Love
III. The Celestial Love
 The Apology
 Merlin I
 Merlin II
 The House
 The Day’s Ration
 Concord Hymn
II. May-Day and Other Pieces
 The Adirondacs
 Boston Hymn
 Love and Thought
 Merlin’s Song
 The Test
 Nature I
 Nature II
 The Romany Girl
 My Garden
 The Chartist’s Complaint
 The Titmouse
 The Harp
 Song of Nature
 Two Rivers
 The Nun’s Aspiration
 Maiden Speech of the Æolian Harp
 The Past
 The Last Farewell
 In Memoriam E. B. E.
III. Elements and Mottoes
 Spiritual Laws
 The Informing Spirit
IV. Quatrains and Translations
V. Appendix
 The Poet
 Fragments on the Poet and the Poetic Gift
 Fragments on Nature and Life. Nature
 Fragments on Nature and Life. Life
 The Bohemian Hymn
 Monadnoc from Afar
 Peter’s Field
 The Walk
 The Miracle
 The Waterfall
 The Enchanter
 Written in a Volume of Gœthe
 Inscription for a Well in Memory of the Martyrs of the War
 The Exile
VI. Poems of Youth and Early Manhood (1823–1834)
 The Bell
 The Summons
 The River
 Good Hope
 Lines to Ellen
 A Mountain Grave
 A Letter
 Written in Naples
 Written at Rome

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