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Ralph Waldo Emerson, comp. (1803–1882).  Parnassus: An Anthology of Poetry.  1880.
VII. Narrative Poems and Ballads
    “Fragments of the lofty strain
Float down the tide of years,
As buoyant on the stormy main
A parted wreck appears.”—SCOTT.
House of Busyrane by Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)
The Gate of Camelot by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
The Crowning of Arthur by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
Alfred the Harper by John Sterling (1806–1844)
Garci Perez de Vargas by John Gibson Lockhart (1794–1854)
Battle of Harlaw by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Kinmont Willie—Scott’s Border Minstrelsy
Skipper Ireson’s Ride by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
William of Cloudeslé—Anonymous
The Heir of Linne—Percy’s Reliques
Siege and Conquest of Alhama by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
The Relief of Lucknow by Robert Traill Spence Lowell (1816–1891)
Sir Andrew Barton—Anonymous
Sir Patrick Spens—Anonymous
The Earl o’ Quarterdeck by George MacDonald (1824–1905)
Wreck of “The Grace of Sunderland” by Jean Ingelow (1820–1897)
The Drowned Lovers—Anonymous
Winstanley by Jean Ingelow (1820–1897)
Fidelity by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
Helvellyn by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
George Nidiver by Elizabeth Hoar (1814–1878)
Svend Vonved by George Borrow (1803–1881)
The Wild Huntsman by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Alice Brand by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
The Lake of the Dismal Swamp by Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
Child Dyring by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Children in the Wood—Anonymous
The Chimney-Sweep by Ellen Sturgis Hooper (1812–1848)
The Boy of Egremond by William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
The High Tide on the Coast of Lincolnshire by Jean Ingelow (1820–1897)
Bristowe Tragedy; or, The Death of Sir Charles Bawdin by Thomas Chatterton (1752–1770)
The Mass by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Friar of Orders Gray by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Græme and Bewick—Scott’s Border Minstrelsy
King John and the Abbot of Canterbury—Percy’s Reliques
The Sally from Coventry by George Walter Thornbury (1828–1876)
How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix by Robert Browning (1812–1889)
Lochinvar by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Rhotruda by Frederick Goddard Tuckerman (1821–1873)
Glenlogie by Smith’s Scottish Minstrelsy
The Gay Goss-Hawk—Scott’s Border Minstrelsy
Allen-a-Dale by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Glenara by Thomas Campbell (1777–1844)
Fitz Traver’s Song by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Lady Clara Vere de Vere by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
Lady Geraldine’s Courtship by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
Œnone, or the Choice of Paris by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
From The Island by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
The Sea-Cave by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Song of the Tonga-Islanders—Anonymous
Amy Wentworth by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
Lady Clare by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
Auld Robin Gray by Lady Anne (Lindsay) Barnard (1750–1825)
Waly, Waly, but Love be Bonny—Anonymous
Fair Annie by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Griselda by Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1340–1400)
Rhyme of the Duchess May by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
Fair Helen by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
The Braes of Yarrow by William Hamilton of Bangour (1704–1754)
Rosabelle by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Telling the Bees by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)
Bruce and the Abbot by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Vision of Belshazzar by Lord Byron (1788–1824)
Sir Pavon and St. Pavon by Sarah Hammond Palfrey (1823–1914)



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