The World's Best Poetry, Volume 1: Home and Friendship (Part 2)

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The first of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the second of two parts, includes a trove of poetry focusing on youth and young love; the home and domestic life; and the highs and lows of friendship. - Summary by Tomas Peter

Genre(s): Anthologies

Language: English

Group: World's Best Poetry

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Days Gone By by James Whitcomb Riley Leanne Yau
00:01:35
Play 02 Seven Times Two: Romance by Jean Ingelow Tomas Peter
00:02:20
Play 03 A Farewell by Charles Kingsley Jason in Panama
00:00:57
Play 04 Riding Down by Nora Perry Leanne Yau
00:02:13
Play 05 A Girl of Pompeii by Edward Sandford Martin Leanne Yau
00:01:20
Play 06 In the Season by Robert Louis Stevenson Sonia
00:01:47
Play 07 Sweet Stream, That Winds by William Cowper Jason in Panama
00:01:02
Play 08 To My Grandmother by Frederick Locker-Lampson Craig Franklin
00:02:46
Play 09 The School Girl by William Henry Venable Jason in Panama
00:02:22
Play 10 Maidenhood by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Tomas Peter
00:02:52
Play 11 To a Highland Girl by William Wordsworth Craig Franklin
00:04:22
Play 12 Ruth by Thomas Hood Leanne Yau
00:01:13
Play 13 The Pretty Girl of Loch Dan by Samuel Ferguson Group 00:03:38
Play 14 Ben Bolt by Thomas Dunn English Craig Franklin
00:02:29
Play 15 Honey Dripping from the Comb by James Whitcomb Riley Leanne Yau
00:01:13
Play 16 Lying in the Grass by Edmund Gosse Sonia
00:04:43
Play 17 My Mother's Bible by George Pope Morris Craig Franklin
00:01:48
Play 18 To the Virgins by Robert Herrick Sonia
00:01:12
Play 19 Lauriger Horatius by Anonymous Tomas Peter
00:01:11
Play 20 The 'Old, Old Song' by Charles Kingsley Craig Franklin
00:01:10
Play 21 Gaudeamus Igitur by Anonymous Sonia
00:03:39
Play 22 To Thaliarchus by Horace Sonia
00:01:41
Play 23 A Knot of Blue (For the Boys of Yale) by Samuel Minturn Peck Leanne Yau
00:01:18
Play 24 Dollie by Samuel Minturn Peck Jason in Panama
00:01:26
Play 25 Beware by Ludwig Achim von Arnim Tomas Peter
00:01:41
Play 26 Peg of Limavaddy by William Makepeace Thackeray Group 00:06:08
Play 27 The Girl of All Periods by Coventry Patmore Group 00:02:39
Play 28 On a Distant Prospect of Eton College by Thomas Gray Sonia
00:05:06
Play 29 Spring Song by Bliss Carman Leanne Yau
00:04:41
Play 30 Youth and Love: From 'Festus' by Philip James Bailey Jason in Panama
00:02:43
Play 31 The Joys of the Road by Bliss Carman Tomas Peter
00:04:00
Play 32 Hope and Fear by Algernon Charles Swinburne Jason in Panama
00:01:27
Play 33 The Heritage by James Russell Lowell Sonia
00:03:30
Play 34 To Youth by Walter Savage Landor Sonia
00:01:18
Play 35 My Lost Youth by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Jason in Panama
00:04:56
Play 36 Youth: From 'Youth and Age' by Samuel Taylor Coleridge Tomas Peter
00:01:23
Play 37 The Flight of Youth by Richard Henry Stoddard Sonia
00:01:05
Play 38 Ode to Solitude by Alexander Pope Sonia
00:01:26
Play 39 Home by Leonidas Tomas Peter
00:00:56
Play 40 The Day Is Done by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Leanne Yau
00:02:01
Play 41 The Happiest Heart by John Vance Cheney Jason in Panama
00:01:00
Play 42 Out of the Old House, Nancy by Will Carleton Craig Franklin
00:06:04
Play 43 The Homes of England by Felicia Hemans Leanne Yau
00:01:53
Play 44 The Auld House by Lady Nairne Tomas Peter
00:04:21
Play 45 The House Beautiful by Robert Louis Stevenson Craig Franklin
00:02:06
Play 46 If We Knew; or, Blessings of To-day by May Riley Smith Craig Franklin
00:02:36
Play 47 The Soldier's Dream by Thomas Campbell Sonia
Jason in Panama
00:01:59
Play 48 The Happy Mother by Alexander Laing Sonia
Craig Franklin
00:01:54
Play 49 Tired Mothers by May Riley Smith Jason in Panama
00:02:37
Play 50 The Song of the Old Mother by William Butler Yeats Tomas Peter
00:01:21
Play 51 Rock Me to Sleep by Elizabeth Akers Leanne Yau
00:02:56
Play 52 The Children by Charles M. Dickinson Jason in Panama
00:03:30
Play 53 Not One to Spare by Anonymous Group 00:04:03
Play 54 Seven Times Six: Giving in Marriage by Jean Ingelow Jason in Panama
00:01:58
Play 55 I Knew by the Smoke That So Gracefully Curled by Thomas Moore Tomas Peter
00:01:30
Play 56 The Ingle-Side by Hew Ainslee Craig Franklin
00:01:19
Play 57 By the Fireside by Lucy Larcom Leanne Yau
00:03:09
Play 58 My Ain Fireside by Elizabeth Hamilton Craig Franklin
00:02:24
Play 59 A Winter-Evening Hymn to My Fire by James Russell Lowell Sonia
00:03:33
Play 60 The Light'ood Fire by John Henry Boner Craig Franklin
00:01:45
Play 61 The Cotter's Saturday Night by Robert Burns Sonia
Craig Franklin
00:11:50
Play 62 A New England Home in Winter: From 'Snow-Bound' by John Greenleaf Whittier Tomas Peter
00:06:15
Play 63 Heart-Rest: From 'Philip van Artevelde' by Sir Henry Taylor Jason in Panama
00:01:07
Play 64 The Means to Attain Happy Life by Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey Craig Franklin
00:01:23
Play 65 Homeward Bound by Catullus Sonia
00:01:23
Play 66 The Hudson by George Sidney Hellman Tomas Peter
00:01:16
Play 67 The Wanderer's Home: From 'The Traveller' by Oliver Goldsmith Craig Franklin
00:03:11
Play 68 A Picture by Charles Gamage Eastman Sonia
Jason in Panama
00:01:48
Play 69 In the Cellar: From 'Bitter Sweet' by Josiah Gilbert Holland Leanne Yau
00:01:45
Play 70 Two Pictures by Annie D. Green (Marian Douglas) Group 00:01:20
Play 71 A Shepherd's Life: From 'Third Part of Henry VI,' Act. II Sc. 5 by William Shakespeare Jason in Panama
00:02:02
Play 72 The Country Life by Richard Henry Stoddard Sonia
00:02:39
Play 73 The Swiss Peasant: From 'The Traveller' by Oliver Goldsmith Tomas Peter
00:03:03
Play 74 When the Cows Come Home by Agnes E. Mitchell Sonia
00:03:50
Play 75 Home Song by Duncan Campbell Scott Leanne Yau
00:01:42
Play 76 Labor Song: From 'The Bell-Founder' by Denis Florence MacCarthy Tomas Peter
00:02:04
Play 77 The Village Blacksmith by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Sonia
00:02:33
Play 78 Christmas by George Wither Tomas Peter
00:04:33
Play 79 The Auld Folks by Andrew Park Tomas Peter
00:01:29
Play 80 A Petition to Time by Bryan Waller Procter (Barry Cornwall) Leanne Yau
00:01:06
Play 81 Home, Sweet Home: From 'Clari, the Maid of Milan' by John Howard Payne Jason in Panama
00:02:10
Play 82 Friendship by Ralph Waldo Emerson Leanne Yau
00:01:06
Play 83 Friendship: From 'Night Thoughts,' Night II. by Dr. Edward Young Craig Franklin
00:03:27
Play 84 Bill and Joe: From 'Poems of the Class of Twenty-Nine' (Harvard) by Oliver Wendell Holmes Group 00:03:37
Play 85 Early Friendship by Aubrey Thomas de Vere Sonia
00:01:16
Play 86 Young Friends: From 'A Midsummer Night's Dream,' Act. III Sc. 2 by William Shakespeare Leanne Yau
00:01:22
Play 87 Friendship: From 'Hamlet,' Act. III Sc. 2 by William Shakespeare Group 00:01:41
Play 88 The Memory of the Heart by Daniel Webster Leanne Yau
00:01:09
Play 89 A Wayfaring Song by Henry van Dyke Leanne Yau
00:01:15
Play 90 Parted Friends by James Montgomery Leanne Yau
00:01:19
Play 91 When to the Sessions of Sweet Silent Thought: Sonnet XXX by William Shakespeare Leanne Yau
00:01:19
Play 92 Jaffar by Leigh Hunt Group 00:02:45
Play 93 The Vale of Avoca by Thomas Moore Sonia
00:01:30
Play 94 We Have Been Friends Together by Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton Leanne Yau
00:01:19
Play 95 Too Late I Stayed by William Robert Spencer Craig Franklin
00:01:03
Play 96 We Are Brethren A' by Robert Nicoll Jason in Panama
00:02:19
Play 97 Wife, Children, and Friends by William Robert Spencer Jason in Panama
00:02:45
Play 98 Benedicite by John Greenleaf Whittier Tomas Peter
00:02:19
Play 99 When in Disgrace: Sonnet XXIX by William Shakespeare Jason in Panama
00:01:21
Play 100 Jenny Kissed Me by Leigh Hunt Jason in Panama
00:00:48
Play 101 Not Marble, Nor the Gilded Monuments: Sonnet LV by William Shakespeare Tomas Peter
00:01:27
Play 102 The Dead Friend: From 'In Memoriam' by Alfred, Lord Tennyson Group 00:04:31
Play 103 Elegy on Captain Matthew Henderson by Robert Burns Craig Franklin
00:04:51
Play 104 And Doth Not a Meeting Like This by Thomas Moore Sonia
00:02:54
Play 105 We Love but Few by Anonymous Craig Franklin
00:01:41
Play 106 The Garret by William Makepeace Thackeray Tomas Peter
00:02:31
Play 107 A Temple to Friendship by Thomas Moore Group 00:01:34
Play 108 Platonic by William B. Terrett Leanne Yau
Tomas Peter
00:03:26
Play 109 Friend and Lover by Mary Ainge de Vere (Madeline Bridges) Craig Franklin
00:00:46
Play 110 The Boys: From 'Poems of the Class of Twenty-Nine' (Harvard) by Oliver Wendell Holmes Jason in Panama
00:03:20
Play 111 The Cane-Bottomed Chair by William Makepeace Thackeray Tomas Peter
00:04:05
Play 112 The Welcome by Faríd-Uddín Attar Group 00:02:32
Play 113 Quarrel of Brutus and Cassius: From 'Julius Caesar,' Act. IV Sc. 3 by William Shakespeare Group 00:07:32
Play 114 Sparkling and Bright by Charles Fenno Hoffman Leanne Yau
00:01:21
Play 115 Wreathe the Bowl by Thomas Moore Tomas Peter
00:02:06
Play 116 A Winter Wish by Robert Hinckley Messinger Craig Franklin
00:02:52
Play 117 The Mahogany-Tree by William Makepeace Thackeray Sonia
00:01:54
Play 118 The Ballad of Bouillabaisse by William Makepeace Thackeray Sonia
Tomas Peter
00:04:50
Play 119 The Dead Poet-Friend by Callimachus Sonia
00:01:08
Play 120 Mors et Vita by Samuel Waddington Craig Franklin
00:00:57
Play 121 To Seek a Friend: Extracts from 'Friendship' by William Cowper Jason in Panama
00:04:27
Play 122 Advice by William Dunbar Craig Franklin
00:01:38
Play 123 The Friend: From 'On Friendship' by Nicholas Grimoald Jason in Panama
00:02:18
Play 124 Take the World as It Is by Charles Swain Sonia
00:01:54
Play 125 Auld Lang Syne by Robert Burns Group 00:03:59