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Robert Bridges, ed. (1844–1930).  The Spirit of Man: An Anthology.  1916.
Book II: Nos. 66–208.

The Muses — Beauty is Truth — Fairyland — Romance — Childhood — Ideal Love — Nature — Spring & Lovers — Youth & Age.
  1. Kabir (1440–1518)—From One Hundred Poems, Bk. II. 103
  2. John Keats (1795–1821)—The opening lines of Endymion
  3. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—Prometheus, iii. 3
  4. Plotinus (c. 204/5–270)—From Enneads
  5. Baruch Spinoza 1632–1677—Eth. Schol. ad fin
  6. John Keats (1795–1821)—From Letters
  7. Richard Watson Dixon (1833–1900)—To Fancy
  8. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—From Prometheus, i, 1
  9. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—From Witch of Atlas
  10. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Song in Hen. VIII, iii. 1
  11. John Milton (1608–1674)—From Arcades
  12. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—From Music
  13. John Milton (1608–1674)—From L’Allegro
  14. John Milton (1608–1674)—From Hymn on the Morning of Christ’s Nativity
  15. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—The opening lines of Twelfth-Night
  16. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—From Epipsychidion
  17. Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586)—From Apology for Poetry
  18. William Wordsworth (1770–1850)—From Preface to Lyrical Ballads
  19. Francis Bacon (1561–1626)—From Advancement of Learning
  20. Digby Mackworth Dolben (1848–1867)—From Core
  21. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—From A Defence of Poetry
  22. John Masefield (1878–1967)—From The everlasting Mercy
  23. William Wordsworth (1770–1850)—The octett of a sonnet
  24. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—Prometheus, i. 738
  25. Richard Watson Dixon (1833–1900)—From The Spirit of the Sphere
  26. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Sonnet XVIII
  27. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Sonnet LV
  28. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—From Ode to Liberty
  29. William Wordsworth (1770–1850)—From Ecclesiastical Sonnets, iii. 45
  30. William Wordsworth (1770–1850)—From Elegiac Stanzas Suggested by a Picture of Peele Castle
  31. John Keats (1795–1821)—From Ode on a Grecian Urn
  32. John Keats (1795–1821)—On first looking into Chapman’s Homer
  33. Lucian (c. 125–180)—From Herodotus sive Aetion
  34. Henri-Frédéric Amiel (c. 1821–1881)—From Fragments d’un Journal Intime, i, p. 86
  35. John Keats (1795–1821)—From Letters
  36. Unknown—True Thomas
  37. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Song from The Tempest
  38. William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)—The man Who Dreamed of Fairyland
  39. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Song from The Tempest
  40. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—From Witch of Atlas
  41. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—From Witch of Atlas
  42. Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)—From the Prothalamion
  43. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Merchant of Venice, v. 1
  44. Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)—From Piccolomini
  45. George Darley (1795–1846)—From Nepenthe
  46. William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)—The Sad Shepherd
  47. Unknown—The Wife of Usher’s Well
  48. Unknown—Helen of Kirconnell
  49. Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)—From The Lover’s Resolution
  50. Arthur Rimbaud (1854–1891)—La Rivière de Cassis
  51. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—From The Woodman and the Nightingale
  52. Anonymous—The Morning Moon
  53. Charles Lamb (1775–1834)—From Elia
  54. John Milton (1608–1674)—From Arcades
  55. Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)—Kubla Khan
  56. Emily Bronte (1818–1848)—Poem No. 135
  57. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—The Question
  58. William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)—Aedh wishes for the Cloths of Heaven
  59. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—From Prometheus, i. 191
  60. Anonymous—L’Après-midi d’un Faune
  61. George Darley (1795–1846)—From Nepenthe
  62. John Keats (1795–1821)—From Sleep and Poetry
  63. John Keats (1795–1821)—From Letters
  64. Henri-Frédéric Amiel (c. 1821–1881)—From Fragments d’un Journal Intime, i, p. 108
  65. John Milton (1608–1674)—Paradise Lost, iii. 26
  66. George Darley (1795–1846)—From Nepenthe
  67. Plato (427?–347 B.C.)—From Phaedrus
  68. William Wordsworth (1770–1850)—From the Ode on Intimations
  69. Emily Bronte (1818–1848)—From Poems
  70. William Wordsworth (1770–1850)—It Is a Beauteous Evening, Calm and Free
  71. Charles Fontaine (1515–1585)—From Les Poëtes Français
  72. William Wordsworth (1770–1850)—From Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey
  73. Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)—From Walden
  74. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—From Sonnet XXI
  75. Vladimir Solovyov (1853–1900)—Dear Friend, Seest Thou Not
  76. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Sonnet XXXI
  77. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Sonnet CVI
  78. Sidney Lanier (1842–1881)—Acknowledgment II
  79. John Milton (1608–1674)—Paradise Lost, iv. 641
  80. Richard Watson Dixon (1833–1900)—The Spirit Wooed
  81. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Sonnet XCVIII
  82. Henri-Frédéric Amiel (c. 1821–1881)—From Fragments d’un Journal Intime, i, p. 193
  83. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—From The Invitation
  84. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Sonnet XCVII
  85. R. L. Nettleship (1846–1892)—From Lectures and Memories
  86. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Sonnet XXIX
  87. Anonymous—Devotion
  88. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—From Epipsychidion
  89. William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)—Aedh tells of the Rose in his heart
  90. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Sonnet XXX
  91. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—Music, when Soft Voices die
  92. Richard Watson Dixon (1833–1900)—Humanity
  93. Lascelles Abercrombie (1881–1938)—From An Escape
  94. William Blake (1757–1827)—From Auguries of Innocence
  95. Ptolemy, the Astronomer (c. 90–c. 168)—Mortal Though I Be
  96. Francis Bacon (1561–1626)—Advancement of Learning, I. viii. 1
  97. Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)—From To His Coy Mistress
  98. Blaise Pascal (1623–1662)—From Pensées
  99. Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)—From Pulvis et umbra
  100. Plotinus (c. 204/5–270)—From Enneads
  101. Richard Watson Dixon (1833–1900)—Quoted in Memoir
  102. Henri-Frédéric Amiel (c. 1821–1881)—From Fragments d’un Journal Intime, ii, p. 86
  103. Henri-Frédéric Amiel (c. 1821–1881)—From Fragments d’un Journal Intime, ii, p. 78
  104. Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)—From Pulvis et umbra
  105. Bible—Ecclesiastes, ch. 3
  106. William Blake (1757–1827)—From Proverbs
  107. Blaise Pascal (1623–1662)—Lettre à M. Perier
  108. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121–180)—iv. 15
  109. Henri-Frédéric Amiel (c. 1821–1881)—From Fragments d’un Journal Intime, ii, pp. 108 and 221
  110. Kabir (1440–1518)—From One Hundred Poems, iii. 48
  111. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—From Epipsychidion
  112. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)—From Epipsychidion
  113. Arthur Rimbaud (1854–1891)—Patience, D’un été
  114. William Blake (1757–1827)—From Songs of Innocence
  115. Thomas Dekker (c. 1570–1632)—Sweet Content
  116. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121–180)—vii. 34
  117. Kabir (1440–1518)—From One Hundred Poems, i. 58
  118. William Blake (1757–1827)—The Schoolboy
  119. John Milton (1608–1674)—From L’Allegro
  120. George Meredith (1828–1909)—From Melampus
  121. De Baïf (1532–1589)—Les Passetems de Jan Antoine de Baïf
  122. Robert Bridges (1844–1930)—Walking home
  123. Thomas Nashe (1567–1601)—Spring
  124. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Song from Cymbeline
  125. Charles D’Orleans (1394–1465)—From Sainte-Beuve’s Book
  126. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Song in As You Like It
  127. William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)—The Ragged Wood
  128. Charles D’Orleans (1394–1465)—From Les Poëtes Français
  129. William Blake (1757–1827)—From To Morning
  130. Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1340–1400)—From Prologue to The Canterbury Tales
  131. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Song in Twelfth-Night
  132. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Song in As You Like It
  133. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Song in As You Like It
  134. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—From The Passionate Pilgrim
  135. William Wordsworth (1770–1850)—Last stanza of The Small Celandine
  136. John Keats (1795–1821)—The Human Seasons
  137. William Wordsworth (1770–1850)—The end of the Ode on Intimations
  138. Alfred Tennyson, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)—Circumstance
  139. Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1340–1400)—From Troilus and Criseyde
  140. Robert Herrick (1591–1674)—To Meadows
  141. William Blake (1757–1827)—Song
  142. John Keats (1795–1821)—From a letter
  143. William Shakespeare (1564–1616)—Song in Merchant of Venice



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