Table of contents for The collected poems of W.B. Yeats / edited by Richard J. Finneran.


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CONTENTS

PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION

PREFACE

PART ONE

Lyrical

Crossways (1889)

1 The Song of the Happy Shepherd

2 The Sad Shepherd

3 The Cloak, the Boat, and the Shoes

4 Anashuya and Vijaya

5 The Indian upon God

6 The Indian to his Love

7 The Falling of the Leaves

8 Ephemera

9 The Madness of King Goll

10 The Stolen Child

11 To an Isle in the Water

12 Down by the Salley Gardens

13 The Meditation of the Old Fisherman

14 The Ballad of Father O'Hart

15 The Ballad of Moll Magee

16 The Ballad of the Foxhunter

The Rose (1893)

17 To the Rose upon the Rood of Time

18 Fergus and the Druid

19 Cuchulain's Fight with the Sea

20 The Rose of the World

21 The Rose of Peace

22 The Rose of Battle

23 A Faery Song

24 The Lake Isle of Innisfree

25 A Cradle Song

26 The Pity of Love

27 The Sorrow of Love

28 When You are Old

29 The White Birds

30 A Dream of Death

31 The Countess Cathleen in Paradise

32 Who goes with Fergus?

33 The Man who dreamed of Faeryland

34 The Dedication to a Book of Stories selected from the Irish Novelists

35 The Lamentation of the Old Pensioner

36 The Ballad of Father Gilligan

37 The Two Trees

38 To Some I have Talked with by the Fire

39 To Ireland in the Coming Times

The Wind Among the Reeds (1899)

40 The Hosting of the Sidhe

41 The Everlasting Voices

42 The Moods

43 The Lover tells of the Rose in his Heart

44 The Host of the Air

45 The Fish

46 The Unappeasable Host

47 Into the Twilight

48 The Song of Wandering Aengus

49 The Song of the Old Mother

50 The Heart of the Woman

51 The Lover mourns for the Loss of Love

52 He mourns for the Change that has come upon Him and his Beloved, and longs for the End of the World

53 He bids his Beloved be at Peace

54 He reproves the Curlew

55 He remembers forgotten Beauty

56 A Poet to his Beloved

57 He gives his Beloved certain Rhymes

58 To his Heart, bidding it have no Fear

59 The Cap and Bells

60 The Valley of the Black Pig

61 The Lover asks Forgiveness because of his Many Moods

62 He tells of a Valley full of Lovers

63 He tells of the Perfect Beauty

64 He hears the Cry of the Sedge

65 He thinks of Those who have spoken Evil of his Beloved

66 The Blessed

67 The Secret Rose

68 Maid Quiet

69 The Travail of Passion

70 The Lover pleads with his Friend for Old Friends

71 The Lover speaks to the Hearers of his Songs in Coming Days

72 The Poet pleads with the Elemental Powers

73 He wishes his Beloved were Dead

74 He wishes for the Cloths of Heaven

75 He thinks of his Past Greatness when a Part of the Constellations of Heaven

76 The Fiddler of Dooney

In the Seven Woods (1904)

77 In the Seven Woods

78 The Arrow

79 The Folly of being Comforted

80 Old Memory

81 Never give all the Heart

82 The Withering of the Boughs

83 Adam's Curse

84 Red Hanrahan's Song about Ireland

85 The Old Men admiring Themselves in the Water

86 Under the Moon

87 The Ragged Wood

88 O do not Love Too Long

89 The Players ask for a Blessing on the Psalteries and on Themselves

90 The Happy Townland

The Green Helmet and Other Poems (1910)

91 His Dream

92 A Woman Homer sung

93 Words

94 No Second Troy

95 Reconciliation

96 King and no King

97 Peace

98 Against Unworthy Praise

99 The Fascination of What's Difficult

100 A Drinking Song

101 The Coming of Wisdom with Time

102 On hearing that the Students of our New University have joined the Agitation against Immoral Literature

103 To a Poet, who would have me Praise certain Bad Poets, Imitators of His and Mine

104 The Mask

105 Upon a House shaken by the Land Agitation

106 At the Abbey Theatre

107 These are the Clouds

108 At Galway Races

109 A Friend's Illness

110 All Things can tempt Me

111 Brown Penny

Responsibilities (1914)

112 Introductory Rhymes

113 The Grey Rock

114 To a Wealthy Man who promised a second Subscription to the Dublin Municipal Gallery if it were proved the People wanted Pictures

115 September 1913

116 To a Friend whose Work has come to Nothing

117 Paudeen

118 To a Shade

119 When Helen lived

120 On Those that hated 'The Playboy of the Western World,' 1907

121 The Three Beggars

122 The Three Hermits

123 Beggar to Beggar cried

124 Running to Paradise

125 The Hour before Dawn

126 A Song from 'The Player Queen'

127 The Realists

128 I. The Witch

129 II. The Peacock

130 The Mountain Tomb

131 I. To a Child dancing in the Wind

132 II. Two Years Later

133 A Memory of Youth

134 Fallen Majesty

135 Friends

136 The Cold Heaven

137 That the Night come

138 An Appointment

139 The Magi

140 The Dolls

141 A Coat

142 Closing Rhyme

The Wild Swans at Coole (1919)

143 The Wild Swans at Coole

144 In Memory of Major Robert Gregory

145 An Irish Airman foresees his Death

146 Men improve with the Years

147 The Collar-bone of a Hare

148 Under the Round Tower

149 Solomon to Sheba

150 The Living Beauty

151 A Song

152 To a Young Beauty

153 To a Young Girl

154 The Scholars

155 Tom O'Roughley

156 Shepherd and Goatherd

157 Lines written in Dejection

158 The Dawn

159 On Woman

160 The Fisherman

161 The Hawk

162 Memory

163 Her Praise

164 The People

165 His Phoenix

166 A Thought from Propertius

167 Broken Dreams

168 A Deep-sworn Vow

169 Presences

170 The Balloon of the Mind

171 To a Squirrel at Kyle-na-no

172 On being asked for a War Poem

173 In Memory of Alfred Pollexfen Upon a Dying Lady:

174 I. Her Courtesy

175 II. Certain Artists bring her Dolls and Drawings

176 III. She turns the Dolls' Faces to the Wall

177 IV. The End of Day

178 V. Her Race

179 VI. Her Courage

180 VII. Her Friends bring her a Christmas Tree

181 Ego Dominus Tuus

182 A Prayer on going into my House

183 The Phases of the Moon

184 The Cat and the Moon

185 The Saint and the Hunchback

186 Two Songs of a Fool

187 Another Song of a Fool

188 The Double Vision of Michael Robartes

Michael Robartes and the Dancer (1921)

189 Michael Robartes and the Dancer

190 Solomon and the Witch

191 An Image from a Past Life

192 Under Saturn

193 Easter, 1916

194 Sixteen Dead Men

195 The Rose Tree

196 On a Political Prisoner

197 The Leaders of the Crowd

198 Towards Break of Day

199 Demon and Beast

200 The Second Coming

201 A Prayer for my Daughter

202 A Meditation in Time of War

203 To be carved on a Stone at Thoor Ballylee

The Tower (1928)

204 Sailing to Byzantium

205 The Tower

Meditations in Time of Civil War:

206 I. Ancestral Houses

207 II. My House

208 III. My Table

209 IV. My Descendants

210 V. The Road at My Door

211 VI. The Stare's Nest by My Window

212 VII. I see Phantoms of Hatred and of the Heart's Fullness and of the Coming Emptiness

213 Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen

214 The Wheel

215 Youth and Age

216 The New Faces

217 A Prayer for my Son

218 Two Songs from a Play

219 Fragments

220 Leda and the Swan

221 On a Picture of a Black Centaur by Edmund Dulac

222 Among School Children

223 Colonus' Praise

224 Wisdom

225 The Fool by the Roadside

226 Owen Aherne and his Dancers

A Man Young and Old:

227 I. First Love

228 II. Human Dignity

229 III. The Mermaid

230 IV. The Death of the Hare

231 V. The Empty Cup

232 VI. His Memories

233 VII. The Friends of his Youth

234 VIII. Summer and Spring

235 IX. The Secrets of the Old

236 X. His Wildness

237 XI. From 'Oedipus at Colonus'

238 The Three Monuments

239 All Souls' Night

The Winding Stair and Other Poems (1933)

240 In Memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markievicz

241 Death

242 A Dialogue of Self and Soul

243 Blood and the Moon

244 Oil and Blood

245 Veronica's Napkin

246 Symbols

247 Spilt Milk

248 The Nineteenth Century and After

249 Statistics

250 Three Movements

251 The Seven Sages

252 The Crazed Moon

253 Coole Park, 1929

254 Coole and Ballylee, 1931

255 For Anne Gregory

256 Swift's Epitaph

257 At Algeciras - a Meditation upon Death

258 The Choice

259 Mohini Chatterjee

260 Byzantium

261 The Mother of God

262 Vacillation

263 Quarrel in Old Age

264 The Results of Thought

265 Gratitude to the Unknown Instructors

266 Remorse for Intemperate Speech

267 Stream and Sun at Glendalough

Words for Music Perhaps:

268 I. Crazy Jane and the Bishop

269 II. Crazy Jane Reproved

270 III. Crazy Jane on the Day of Judgment

271 IV. Crazy Jane and Jack the Journeyman

272 V. Crazy Jane on God

273 VI. Crazy Jane Talks with the Bishop

274 VII. Crazy Jane Grown Old Looks at the Dancers

275 VIII. Girl's Song

276 IX. Young Man's Song

277 X. Her Anxiety

278 XI. His Confidence

279 XII. Love's Loneliness

280 XIII. Her Dream

281 XIV. His Bargain

282 XV. Three Things

283 XVI. Lullaby

284 XVII. After Long Silence

285 XVIII. Mad as the Mist and Snow

286 XIX. Those Dancing Days are Gone

287 XX. 'I am of Ireland'

288 XXI. The Dancer at Cruachan and Cro-Patrick

289 XXII. Tom the Lunatic

290 XXIII. Tom at Cruachan

291 XXIV. Old Tom again

292 XXV. The Delphic Oracle upon Plotinus

A Woman Young and Old:

293 I. Father and Child

294 II. Before the World was Made

295 III. A First Confession

296 IV. Her Triumph

297 V. Consolation

298 VI. Chosen

299 VII. Parting

300 VIII. Her Vision in the Wood

301 IX. A Last Confession

302 X. Meeting

303 XI. From the 'Antigone'

[Parnell's Funeral and Other Poems (1935)]

304 Parnell's Funeral

305 Alternative Song for the Severed Head in 'The King of the Great Clock Tower'

306 Two Songs Rewritten for the Tune's Sake

307 A Prayer for Old Age

308 Church and State

Supernatural Songs:

309 I. Ribh at the Tomb of Baile and Aillinn

310 II. Ribh denounces Patrick

311 III. Ribh in Ecstasy

312 IV. There

313 V. Ribh considers Christian Love insufficient

314 VI. He and She

315 VII. What Magic Drum?

316 VIII. Whence had they Come?

317 IX. The Four Ages of Man

318 X. Conjunctions

319 XI. A Needle's Eye

320 XII. Meru

New Poems (1938)

321 The Gyres

322 Lapis Lazuli

323 Imitated from the Japanese

324 Sweet Dancer

325 The Three Bushes

326 The Lady's First Song

327 The Lady's Second Song

328 The Lady's Third Song

329 The Lover's Song

330 The Chambermaid's First Song

331 The Chambermaid's Second Song

332 An Acre of Grass

333 What Then?

334 Beautiful Lofty Things

335 A Crazed Girl

336 To Dorothy Wellesley

337 The Curse of Cromwell

338 Roger Casement

339 The Ghost of Roger Casement

340 The O'Rahilly

341 Come Gather Round Me Parnellites

342 The Wild Old Wicked Man

343 The Great Day

344 Parnell

345 What Was Lost

346 The Spur

347 A Drunken Man's Praise of Sobriety

348 The Pilgrim

349 Colonel Martin

350 A Model for the Laureate

351 The Old Stone Cross

352 The Spirit Medium

353 Those Images

354 The Municipal Gallery Re-visited

355 Are You Content

[Last Poems (1938-1939)]

356 Under Ben Bulben

357 Three Songs to the One Burden

358 The Black Tower

359 Cuchulain Comforted

360 Three Marching Songs

361 In Tara's Halls

362 The Statues

363 News for the Delphic Oracle

364 Long-legged Fly

365 A Bronze Head

366 A Stick of Incense

367 Hound Voice

368 John Kinsella's Lament for Mrs. Mary Moore

369 High Talk

370 The Apparitions

371 A Nativity

372 Man and the Echo

373 The Circus Animals' Desertion

374 Politics

Narrative and Dramatic

375 The Wanderings of Oisin (1889)

376 The Old Age of Queen Maeve (1903)

377 Baile and Aillinn (1903)

The Shadowy Waters (1906):

378 Introductory Lines

379 The Harp of Aengus

380 The Shadowy Waters

381 The Two Kings (1914)

382 The Gift of Harun Al-Rashid (1923)

Appendix A: Yeats's Notes in The Collected Poems (1933)

Notes to Appendix A

Appendix B: Music from New Poems (1938)

Notes to Appendix B

Explanatory Notes

Index to Titles

Index to First Lines




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