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The Blue Poetry Book

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 61,189 / 185 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.1
Downloads: 1,010
Added to site: 2014.08.07
mnybks.net#: 31671
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Poetry
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ar and etymology, and everything that is the enemy of joy. We may cause children to hate Shakespeare or Spenser as Byron hated Horace, by inflicting poets on them, not for their poetry, but for the valuable information in the notes. This danger, at least, it is not difficult to avoid in the Blue Poetry Book.


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ANONYMOUS: A RED, RED ROSE 66 ANNAN WATER 178 CHERRY RIPE 176 HELEN OF KIRKCONNEL 115 LAWLANDS OF HOLLAND 106 LYKE-WAKE DIRGE 330 SIR HUGH; OR, THE JEW'S DAUGHTER 326 SIR PATRICK SPENS 259 THE TWA CORBIES 78 THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL 124 WILLIE DROWNED IN YARROW 163

BARNEFIELD, RICHARD, 1574-1627: THE NIGHTINGALE 206

BLAKE, WILLIAM, 1757-1828: NIGHT 5 NURSE'S SONG 1 THE CHIMNEY-SWEEPER 16 THE LAMB 4

BROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT, 1809-1861: TO FLUSH, MY DOG 51

BRYANT, WILLIAM CULLEN, 1794-1878: TO A WATERFOWL 179

BUNYAN, JOHN, 1628-1688: THE PILGRIM 274

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