Table of contents for The stuffed owl : an anthology of bad verse / selected and arranged by D.B. Wyndham Lewis and Charles Lee ; introduction by Billy Collins.


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CONTENTS
Introduction
Preface
PROEM
HORS-D'OEUVRE--I
HORS-D'OEUVRE--II
ABRAHAM COWLEY (1618-67):
An Archangel's Toilet
Yoicks! Gone Away!
MARGARET CAVENDISH, DUCHESS OF Newcastle
The Body: A Fancy
No Doubt
From "Nature's Dessert"
A Posset for Nature's Breakfast
JOHN DRYDEN (1631-1700):
The Return of Charles II
The English Fleet Goes Out
The Faculty at Work .
To Account Rendered
JOHN BANKS (ft. 1677-96):
The Wonder
Short curse
THOMAS Sprat (1635-1713):
On His Mistress Drowned
JOHN SHEFFIELD, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
Heavy Going
The Blue Pencil
NAHUM TATE (1652-1715):
Ode upon the New Year.
SIR RICHARD BLACKMORE (d. 1729)
The Chase of the Metaphor
From the Psalms
From the Book of Job.
The Crystal Palaces.
Possibilities
WILLIAM SHENSIONE (1714-63):
Home Industries First
Goats and Botanists
The Chase of Jessy
JOSEPH WARTON (1722-1800):
Le Spleen
JAMES GRAINGER. (1721-67):
Bryan and Pereene
Crescendo
The Shame of France
Advice to Slave-Owners.
Call to the Muse
THOMAS WARTON, THE YOUNGER (1728-90):
Of George, and Property
EDWARD JERNINGHAM (1727-1812):
IL Latte
CHRISTOPHER SMART (1722-71):
Hops and Props
The Nail in the Grass
OLIVER GOLDSMITH (1728-74):
Entry of the Villagers
Cause and Effect
A Sombre Moment.
JOHN DUNCOMBE (1729-86):
Females, Sacred and Profane
ERASMUS DARWIN (1731-1802):
Eliza at the Battle.
Fine Figure of a Nymph.
"Ae Fond Kiss, and Then-"
The Maiden Truffle
The Birth of KNO3
ThOMAS CHATTERTON (1752-70):
Mr. Baker is Well
Miss Hoyland is Coy
Mr. Smith is Dead.
GEORGE CRABBE (1754-1832):
A Business Man's Lair
The Baileys
A Bright Morning
Invitation to the Waltz
ROBERT BURNS (1759-96):
Verses on the Death of Sir James Hunter Blair
ROBERT MERRY (" DELLA CRUsCA") (1755-98):
Elegy Written after reading the "Sorrows of Werter"
The Rush to the Lakes
Some Terrify Lions
The Poet is Piqued.-.
TheTiff -
HANNAH COWLEY ("ANNA MATILDA") (1743-1809):
Off Duty
The Well-Aimed Tear
DELLA CRUSCANS (fl. 1785-92):
Moods
Notice to Tourists
MARY ROBINSON (" Perdita.") (1758-1800):
The Temple of Chastity.
The Vest of Myrtle
JOSEPH COTTLE (177o-I853):
Virtue Protests
Ratiocinative
The Affectionate Heart
ROBERT SOUTHEY (1774-1843):
George III Enters Paradise
JAMES HENRY LEIGH HUNT (1784-1859):
Lovers' Exchange.
Domestic Chat
"What with This and That-"
Aphrodite Adiposa
HENRY KIRKE WHITE (1785-1806):
The Evening Stroll
The Evening Sin
Britannia Rejecta.
GEORGE GORDON, LoRD BYRON (1788-1824):
The Tear
The Prisoner Scolds
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH (1770-1850)
Odd Case of Mr. Gill
(Oxford Street?)
The Aged, Aged Man
Asked and Answered
The Old Huntsman
The Poet Reveals All
Baffled
The Course Prescribed
A Mother's Quest
Insensibility
The Stuffed Owl
Decadence; or, The Umbrella
A Worm's Life Not Everything
An Experiment that Failed
JOHN KEATS (1795-1821):
To Some Ladies
CORNELIUS WHUR (1782-1853):
The Female Friend
The First-Rate Wife
The Unfortunate Gentleman 
From "The Rose-Covered Grave"
Catastrophe
The Poet Questions the Ant
And So Home.
ROBERT POLLOK (5798-5827):
A Contretemps
Proximities
The Once-Over
RALPH WALDO EMERSON (5803-82):
Get-Together Song.
Efficiency
THOMAS HAYNES BAYLY (1797-1839):
Oh, No! We Never Mention Her
Something to Love
I'm Saddest When I Sing
The Soldier's Tear.
I'd be a Butterfly
ELIZABETH QAKES SMITH (5806-93):
Insect Affection
ROBERT MONTGOMERY (1807-55):
Marine Vignette
A Request 
Fore and Aft
On the Revolution
CHARLES MACKAY (1814-89):
The Earl and the Girl
A Challenge
Only a Thought
EDGAR ALLAN POE (1809-49):
Prone
Bridal Ballad
Eulalie.
THOMAS HOLLEY CHIVERS (ft. 5840):
Miss Adair .
Miss Lee .
A Call-
From "The Vigil of Aiden"
ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING
Snoblesse Oblige
HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW (1807-82):
Excelsior
T.BAKER (ft. 5837-57):
Lard Stanihope's Steamer
On the Cork Packet,
Great Western Days
The Death of Huskisson.
Roses All the Way.
The Railway Boom, 
A Lesson for the Proud
Vision of the World, regenerated by the Gospel and the Power of Steam
ELIZA COOK (1858-89):
Trombone Solo
Live and Let Live.
Becalmed in the Tropics
A Thought -
From "The Old Arm-Chair
Entry of the Marines
A Thought
SAMUEL CARTER (ft. 5848-55):
Incident in Italy
The Passing of Arthur
Paean
MARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPER (1810-89):
Portrait of a. Victorian Author-
The Marriage Market 
The Poor Relation; or, Pious Hope Frustrated
The Art of Giving
JOHN CLOSE (1816-95)
The Beelah Viaduct
Haloes, Not Hats
Mentem Mortalia Tangunt
SYDNEY THOMPSON DOBELL (5824-74):
A Timely Hint
EDWARD ROBERT BULWER LYTTON, EARL or LYTTON
("OWEN MEREDITH") (1835-95):
Check to Song .
Financial Note.
The Count and the Lady
Sordid Scene.
GEORGE EVELEIGH (ft. 5863):
A Divine Mission -
EDWARD EDwIN FOOT (ft. 5867):
Disaster at Sea
A State Occasion
The Good Young Squire
A Graceful Divine.
A Lisp in Numbers
ADAM LINDSAY GORDON (1833-70):
From "Ashtaroth," a Drama
The Fight in the Cave
A Warning
JULIA MOORE (1847-1920):
Steam:The Seamy Side.
Byron:A Critical Survey
A Noble Structure.
Hic Finis Rapto .
The Poet is Scornful
ACaII (1876)
Anti-Bacchics.
ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON (1809-92):
Ode Sung at the Opening of the International Exhibition
The Lord of Burleigh -244
Ocean-Spoil Alive, 0!.247
Riflemen Form .-. 247
Iphigenia in Extremis - 248
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: English poetry, American poetry