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My Lost Youth Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"Voice of the Western Wind" Edmund Clarence Stedman
"Langsyne, When Life Was
Bonnie" Alexander Anderson
The Shoogy-Shoo Winthrop Packard
Babylon Viola Taylor
The Road of Remembrance Lizette Woodworth Reese
The Triumph of Forgotten
Things Edith M. Thomas
In the Twilight James Russell Lowell
An Immorality Ezra Pound
Three Seasons Christina Georgina Rossetti
The Old Familiar Faces Charles Lamb
The Light of Other Days Thomas Moore
"Tears, Idle Tears" Alfred Tennyson
The Pet Name Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Threescore and Ten Richard Henry Stoddard
Rain on the Roof Coates Kinney
Alone by the Hearth George Arnold
The Old Man Dreams Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Garret William Makepeace Thackeray
Auld Lang Syne Robert Burns
Rock Me to Sleep Elizabeth Akers
The Bucket Samuel Woodworth
The Grape-Vine Swing William Gilmore Simms
The Old Swimmin'-Hole James Whitcomb Riley
Forty Years Ago Unknown
Ben Bolt Thomas Dunn English
"Break, Break, Break" Alfred Tennyson



Eros Ralph Waldo Emerson


"Now What is Love" Walter Raleigh
Wooing Song, "Love is the
Blossom where there blows" Giles Fletcher
Rosalind's Madrigal, "Love
in My bosom" Thomas Lodge
Song, "Love is a sickness
full of woes" Samuel Daniel
Love's Perjuries William Shakespeare
Venus' Runaway Ben Jonson
What is Love John Fletcher
Love's Emblems John Fletcher
The Power of Love John Fletcher
Advice to a Lover Unknown
Love's Horoscope Richard Crashaw
"Ah, how Sweet it is to
Love" John Dryden
Song, "Love still has
something of the sea" Charles Sedley
The Vine James Thomson
Song, "Fain would I change
that Note" Unknown
Cupid Stung Thomas Moore
Cupid Drowned Leigh Hunt
Song, "Oh! say not woman's
love is bought" Isaac Pocock
"In the Days of Old" Thomas Love Peacock
Song, "How delicious is the
winning" Thomas Campbell
Stanzas, "Could love for
ever" George Gordon Byron
"They Speak o' Wiles" William Thom
"Love will Find Out the Way" Unknown
A Woman's Shortcomings Elizabeth Barrett Browning
"Love hath a Language" Helen Selina Sheridan
Song, "O, let the solid
ground" Alfred Tennyson
Amaturus William Johnson-Cory
The Surface and the Depths Lewis Morris
A Ballad of Dreamland Algernon Charles Swinburne
Endymion Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Fate Susan Marr Spalding
"Give all to Love" Ralph Waldo Emerson
"O, Love is not a Summer
Mood" Richard Watson Gilder
"When will Love Come" Pakenham Beatty
"Awake, My Heart" Robert Bridges
The Secret George Edward Woodberry
The Rose of Stars George Edward Woodberry
Song of Eros from "Agathon" George Edward Woodberry
Love is Strong Richard Burton
"Love once was like an April
Dawn" Robert Underwood Johnson
The Garden of Shadow Ernest Dowson
The Call Reginald Wright Kauffman
The Highway Louise Driscoll
Song, "Take it, love" Richard Le Gallienne
"Never Give all the Heart" William Butler Yeats
Song, "I came to the door of
the house of love" Alfred Noyes
"Child, Child" Sara Teasdale
Wisdom Ford Madox Hueffer
Epilogue from "Emblems of
Love" Lascelles Abercrombie
On Hampstead Heath Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
Once on a Time Kendall Banning


First Song from
"Astrophel and Stella" Philip Sidney
Silvia William Shakespeare
Cupid and Campaspe John Lyly
Apollo's Song from "Midas" John Lyly
"Fair is my Love for April's
in her Face" Robert Greene
Samela Robert Greene
Damelus' Song of His
Diaphenia Henry Constable
Madrigal, "My Love in her
attire doth show her wit" Unknown
On Chloris Walking in
the Snow William Strode
"There is a Lady Sweet
and Kind" Unknown
Cherry-Ripe Thomas Campion
Amarillis Thomas Campion
Elizabeth of Bohemia Henry Wotton
Her Triumph Ben Jonson
Of Phillis William Drummond
A Welcome William Browne
The Complete Lover William Browne
Rubies and Pearls Robert Herrick
Upon Julia's Clothes Robert Herrick
To Cynthia on Concealment
of her Beauty Francis Kynaston
Song, "Ask me no more where
Jove bestows" Thomas Carew
A Devout Lover Thomas Randolph
On a Girdle Edmund Waller
Castara William Habington
To Amarantha that She would
Dishevel her Hair Richard Lovelace
Chloe Divine Thomas D'Urfey
My Peggy Allan Ramsay
Song, "O ruddier than the
cherry" John Gay
"Tell me, my Heart, if this
be Love" George Lyttleton
The Fair Thief Charles Wyndham
Amoret Mark Akenside
Song, "The shape alone let
others Prize" Mark Akenside
Kate of Aberdeen John Cunningham
Song, "Who has robbed the
ocean cave" John Shaw
Chloe Robert Burns
"O Mally's Meek, Mally's
Sweet" Robert Burns
The Lover's Choice Thomas Bedingfield
Rondeau Redouble John Payne
"My Love She's but a
Lassie yet" James Hogg
Jessie, the Flower
o' Dunblane Robert Tannahill
Margaret and Dora Thomas Campbell
Dagonet's Canzonet Ernest Rhys
Stanzas for Music, "There be
none of Beauty's daughters" George Gordon Byron
"Flowers I would Bring" Aubrey Thomas de Vere
"It is not Beauty I Demand" George Darley
Song, "She is not fair to
outward view" Hartley Coleridge
Song, "A violet in her
lovely hair" Charles Swain
Eileen Aroon Gerald Griffin
Annie Laurie Unknown
To Helen Edgar Allan Poe
"A Voice by the Cedar Tree" Alfred Tennyson
Song, "Nay, but you, who do
not love her" Robert Browning
The Henchman John Green1eaf Whittier
Lovely Mary Donnelly William Allingham
Love in the Valley George Meredith
Marian George Meredith
Praise of My Lady William Morris
Madonna Mia Algernon Charles Swinburne
"Meet we no Angels, Pansie" Thomas Ashe
To Daphne Walter Besant
"Girl of the Red Mouth" Martin MacDermott
The Daughter of Mendoza Mirabeau Bonaparte Lamar
"If She be made of White
and Red" Herbert P. Horne
The Lover's Song Edward Rowland Sill
"When First I Saw Her" George Edward Woodberry
My April Lady Henry Van Dyke
The Milkmaid Austin Dobson
Song, "This peach is pink
with such a pink" Norman Gale
In February Henry Simpson
"Love, I Marvel What You
Are" Trumbull Stickney
Ballade of My Lady's Beauty Joyce Kilmer
Ursula Robert Underwood Johnson
Villanelle of His Lady's
Treasures Ernest Dowson
Song, "Love, by that
loosened hair" Bliss Carman
Song, "O, like a queen's her
happy tread" William Watson
Any Lover, Any Lass Richard Middleton
Songs Ascending Witter Bynner
Song, "'Oh! Love,' they
said, 'is King of Kings'" Rupert Brooke
Song, "How do I love you" Irene Rutherford McLeod
To.... In Church Alan Seeger
After Two Years Richard Aldington
Praise Seumas O'Sullivan


"Forget not Yet" Thomas Wyatt
Fawnia Robert Greene
The Passionate Shepherd to
His Love Christopher Marlowe
The Nymph's Reply to the
Passionate Shepherd Walter Raleigh
"Wrong not, Sweet Empress
of My Heart" Walter Raleigh
To His Coy Love Michael Drayton
Her Sacred Bower Thomas Campion
To Lesbia Thomas Campion
"Love me or Not" Thomas Campion
"There is None, O None but
You" Thomas Campion
Of Corinna's Singing Thomas Campion
"Were my Heart as some
Men's are" Thomas Campion
"Kind are her Answers" Thomas Campion
To Celia Ben Jonson
Song, "O, do not wanton
with those eyes" Ben Jonson
Song, "Go and catch a
falling star" John Donne
The Message John Donne
Song, "Ladies, though to
your conquering eyes" George Etherege
To a Lady Asking Him how
Long He would Love Her" George Etherege
To Aenone Robert Herrick
To Anthea, who may Command
him Anything Robert Herrick
The Bracelet: To Julia Robert Herrick
To the Western Wind Robert Herrick
To my Inconstant Mistress Thomas Carew
Persuasions to Enjoy Thomas Carew
Mediocrity in Love Rejected Thomas Carew
The Message Thomas Heywood
"How Can the Heart forget
Her" Francis Davison
To Roses in the Bosom of
Castara William Habington
To Flavia Edmund Waller
"Love not Me for Comely
Grace" Unknown
"When, Dearest, I but Think
of Thee" Suckling or Felltham
A Doubt of Martyrdom John Suckling
To Chloe William Cartwright
I'll Never Love Thee More James Graham
To Althea, from Prison Richard Lovelace
Why I Love Her Alexander Brome
To his Coy Mistress Andrew Marvell
A Deposition from Beauty Thomas Stanley
"Love in thy Youth, Fair
Maid" Unknown
To Celia Charles Cotton
To Celia Charles Sedley
A Song, "My dear mistress
Has a Heart" John Wilmot
Love and Life John Wilmot
Constancy John Wilmot
Song, "Too late, alas, I
must Confess" John Wilmot
Song, "Come, Celia, let's
agree at last" John Sheffield
The Enchantment Thomas Otway
Song, "Only tell her that I
love" John Cutts
"False though She be" William Congreve
To Silvia Anne Finch
"Why, Lovely Charmer" Unknown
Against Indifference Charles Webbe
A Song to Amoret Henry Vaughan
The Lass of Richmond Hill James Upton
Song, "Let my voice ring out
and over the earth" James Thomson
Gifts James Thomson
Amynta Gilbert Elliot
"O Nancy! wilt Thou go
with Me" Thomas Percy
Cavalier's Song Robert Cunninghame-Graham
"My Heart is a Lute" Anne Barnard
Song, "Had I a heart for
falsehood framed" Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Meeting George Crabbe
"O Were my Love you Lilac
Fair" Robert Burns
"Bonnie Wee Thing" Robert Burns
Rose Aylmer Walter Savage Landor
"Take back the Virgin Page" Thomas Moore
"Believe me, if all Those
Endearing Young Charms" Thomas Moore
The Nun Leigh Hunt
Only of Thee and Me Louis Untermeyer
To - Percy Bysshe Shelley
From the Arabic Percy Bysshe Shelley
The Wandering Knight's Song John Gibson Lockhart
Song, "Love's on the
highroad" Dana Burnett
The Secret Love A. E.
The Flower of Beauty George Darley
My Share of the World Alice Furlong
Song, "A lake and a fairy
boat" Thomas Hood
"Smile and Never Heed Me" Charles Swain
Are They not all Ministering
Spirits Robert Stephen Hawker
Maiden Eyes Gerald Griffin
Hallowed Places Alice Freeman Palmer
The Lady's "Yes" Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Song, "It is the miller's
daughter" Alfred Tennyson
Lilian Alfred Tennyson
Bugle Song, from "The
Princess" Alfred Tennyson
Ronsard to His Mistress William Makepeace Thackeray
"When You are Old" William Butler Yeats
Song, "You'll love me yet,
and I can tarry" Robert Browning
Love in a Life Robert Browning
Life in a Love Robert Browning
The Welcome Thomas Osborne Davis
Urania Matthew Arnold
Three Shadows Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Since we Parted Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton
A Match Algernon Charles Swinburne
A Ballad of Life Algernon Charles Swinburne
A Leave-Taking Algernon Charles Swinburne
A Lyric Algernon Charles Swinburne
Maureen John Todhunter
A Love Symphony Arthur O'Shaughnessy
Love on the Mountain Thomas Boyd
Kate Temple's Song Mortimer Collins
My Queen Unknown
"Darling, Tell me Yes" John Godfrey Saxe
"Do I Love Thee" John Godfrey Saxe
"O World, be Nobler" Laurence Binyon
"In the Dark, in the Dew" Mary Newmarch Prescott
Nanny Francis Davis
A Trifle Henry Timrod
Romance Robert Louis Stevenson
"Or Ever the Knightly Years
were Gone" William Ernest Henley
Rus in Urbe Clement Scott
My Road Oliver Opdyke
A White Rose John Boyle O'Reilly
"Some Day of Days" Nora Perry
The Telephone Robert Frost
Where Love is Amelia Josephine Burr
That Day You Came Lizette Woodworth Reese
Amantium Irae Ernest Dowson
In a Rose Garden John Bennett
"God Bless You, Dear,
To-day" John Bennett
To-day Benjamin R. C. Low
To Arcady Charles Buxton Going
Wild Wishes Ethel M. Hewitt
"Because of You" Sophia Almon Hensley
Then Rose Terry Cooke
The Missive Edmund Gosse
Plymouth Harbor Mrs. Ernest Radford
The Serf's Secret William Vaughn Moody
"O, Inexpressible as Sweet" George Edward Woodberry
The Cyclamen Arlo Bates
The West-Country Lover Alice Brown
"Be Ye in Love with
April-Tide" Clinton Scollard
Unity Alfred Noyes
The Queen William Winter
A Lover's Envy Henry Van Dyke
Star Song Robert Underwood Johnson
"My Heart Shall be Thy
Garden" Alice Meynell
At Night Alice Meynell
Song, "Song is so old" Hermann Hagedorn
"All Last Night" Lascelles Abercrombie
The Last Word Frederic Lawrence Knowles
"Heart of my Heart" Unknown
My Laddie Amelie Rives
The Shaded Pool Norman Gale
Good-Night S. Weir Mitchell
The Mystic Witter Bynner
"I Am the Wind" Zoe Akins
"I Love my Life, But not Too
Well" Harriet Monroe
"This is my Love for You" Grace Fallow Norton


Lips and Eyes Thomas Middleton
The Kiss Ben Jonson
"Take, O Take Those
Lips Away" John Fletcher
A Stolen Kiss George Wither
Song, "My Love bound me
with a kiss" Unknown
To Electra Robert Herrick
"Come, Chloe, and Give Me
Sweet Kisses" Charles Hanbury Williams
A Riddle William Cowper
To a Kiss John Wolcot
Song, "Often I have heard
it said" Walter Savage Landor
The First Kiss of Love George Gordon Byron
"Jenny Kissed Me" Leigh Hunt
"I Fear Thy Kisses, Gentle
Maiden" Percy Bysshe Shelley
Love's Philosophy Percy Bysshe Shelley
Song, "The moth's kiss,
first" Robert Browning
Summum Bonum Robert Browning
The First Kiss Theodore Watts-Dunton
To My Love John Godfrey Saxe
To Lesbia John Godfrey Saxe
Make Believe Alice Cary
Kissing's No Sin Unknown
To Anne William Maxwell
Song, "There is many a love
in the land, my love" Joaquin Miller
Phyllis and Corydon Arthur Colton


"Hark, Hark, the Lark" William Shakespeare
"Sleep, Angry Beauty" Thomas Campion
Matin Song Nathaniel Field
The Night-Piece: To Julia Robert Herrick
Morning William D'Avenant
Matin Song Thomas Heywood
The Rose Richard Lovelace
Song, "See, see, she wakes!
Sabina wakes" William Congreve
Mary Morison Robert Burns
Wake, Lady Joanna Baillie
The Sleeping Beauty Samuel Rogers
"The Young May Moon" Thomas Moore
"Row Gently Here" Thomas Moore
Morning Serenade Madison Cawein
Serenade Aubrey Thomas De Vere
Lines to an Indian Air Percy Bysshe Shelley
Good-Night Percy Bysshe Shelley
Serenade George Darley
Serenade Thomas Hood
Serenade Edward Coote Pinkney
Serenade Henry Timrod
Serenade Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"Come into the Garden, Maud" Alfred Tennyson
At Her Window Frederick Locker-Lampson
Bedouin Song Bayard Taylor
Night and Love Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton
Nocturne Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Palabras Carinosas Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Serenade Oscar Wilde
The Little Red Lark Alfred Perceval Graves
Serenade Richard Middleton


A Lover's Lullaby George Gascoigne
Phillida and Corydon Nicholas Breton
"Crabbed Age and Youth" William Shakespeare
"It Was a Lover and His
Lass" William Shakespeare
"I Loved a Lass" George Wither
To Chloris Charles Sedley
Song, "The merchant, to
secure his Treasure" Matthew Prior
Pious Selinda William Congreve
Fair Hebe John West
A Maiden's Ideal of a
Husband Henry Carey
"Phillada Flouts Me" Unknown
"When Molly Smiles" Unknown
Contentions Unknown
"I Asked My Fair, One Happy
Day" Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The Exchange Samuel Taylor Coleridge
"Comin' Through the Rye" Robert Burns
"Green Grow the Rashes, O" Robert Burns
Defiance Walter Savage Landor
Of Clementina Walter Savage Landor
"The Time I've Lost in
Wooing" Thomas Moore
Dear Fanny Thomas Moore
A Certain Young Lady Washington Irving
"Where Be You Going, You
Devon Maid" John Keats
Love in a Cottage Nathaniel Parker Willis
Song of the Milkmaid from
"Queen Mary" Alfred Tennyson
"Wouldn't You Like to Know" John Godfrey Saxe
"Sing Heigh-ho" Charles Kingsley
The Golden Fish George Arnold
The Courtin' James Russell Lowell
L'Eau Dormante Thomas Bailey Aldrich
A Primrose Dame Gleeson White
If James Jeffrey Roche
Don't James Jeffrey Roche
An Irish Love-Song Robert Underwood Johnson
Growing Old Walter Learned
Time's Revenge Walter Learned
In Explanation Walter Learned
Omnia Vincit Alfred Cochrane
A Pastoral Norman Gale
A Rose Arlo Bates
"Wooed and Married and A'" Alexander Ross
"Owre the Moor Amang the
Heather" Jean Glover
Marriage and the Care O't Robert Lochore
The Women Folk James Hogg
"Love is Like a Dizziness" James Hogg
"Behave Yoursel' before
Folk" Alexander Rodger
Rory O'More; or, Good Omens Samuel Lover
Ask and Have Samuel Lover
Kitty of Coleraine Charles Dawson Shanly
The Plaidie Charles Sibley
Kitty Neil John Francis Waller
"The Dule's i' this Bonnet
o' Mine" Edwin Waugh
The Ould Plaid Shawl Francis A. Fahy
Little Mary Cassidy Francis A. Fahy
The Road Patrick R. Chalmers
Twickenham Ferry Theophile Marzials


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