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TABLE of CONTENTS
Introduction
Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603)
Speech on the eve of facing the Spanish Armada
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Sonnets:
XVIII: Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day? 
XXIX: When, in Disgrace with Fortune and Men's Eyes
XXX: When to the Sessions of Sweet Silent Thought 
LXV: Since Brass, nor Stone, nor Earth 
LXXIII: That Time of Year Thou Mayst in Me Behold 
XCIV: They that Have the Power to Hurt and Will Do None
XCVII: How Like a Winter Hath my Absence Been 
CXVI: Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds 
CXXIX: The Expense of Spirit in a Waste of Shame
From the Plays:
	"To be or not to be" (from Hamlet)
	"Friends, romans, countrymen" (from Julius Caeser)
	"All the world's a stage" (from As You Like It)
	"Once more unto the breach" (from Henry V)
	"She should have died hereafter" (from Macbeth)
		"This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle" (from Richard II) 
Full Fathom Five (from The Tempest)
Fear No More the Heat of the Sun (from Cymbeline)
SONG: Scarborough Fair
Edmund Spenser (1552-1599)
The Cave of Despair - from The Fairie Queene
Most Glorious Lord of Life
Christopher Marlowe (1564 - 1593)
The Passionate Shepherd To His Love
Sir Walter Raleigh (1552-1618)
The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd
Nature that Hath Washed her Hands in Milk 
SONG: Greensleeves
vi
Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
	On Studies
Novum Organum
John Donne (1572 - 1631)
Song; Go and Catch
The Sun Rising
The Anniversary
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
A Lecture Upon the Shadow
Holy Sonnet X
Meditation: He for Whom the Bell Tolls
Ben Jonson (1573 - 1637)
Oak and Lily
	Song, To Celia
Oh, That Joy So Soon Should Waste!
Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679)
Leviathan
King James Bible (1611)
Job 41
Psalm 23
Ecclesiastes 3
Song of Songs 2
Isaiah 40
Matthew 5
Corinthians 13
Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674)
To Daffodils
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
George Herbert (1593 - 1633)
Redemption
Prayer (I)
The Collar
Love (III)
Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682)
Hydrotaphia: Urne Burial 
SONG: Barbara Allen
vii
John Milton (1608 - 1674)
On His Blindness
Paradise Lost 
Aeropegatica: A Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing
Jeremy Taylor (1613 - 1667)
Of Charity, or the Love of God
SONG: The Two Brothers
Richard Lovelace (1618-1657)
	To Lucasta, on going to the wars
	To Althea, from prison
Andrew Marvell (1621 - 1678) 
To His Coy Mistres
The Mower to the Glow-Worms
The Definition of Love
John Bunyan (1628-1688)
Sermon: The Heavenly Footman
SONG: Lord Randal
John Dryden (1631 - 1700)
Fairest Isle, All Isles Excelling 
Mac Flecknoe 
John Locke (1632 - 1704)
Second Treatise on Government
SONG: The Girl I Left Behind Me
Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)
Principia 
SONG: Our God, Our Help in Ages Past 
SONG: Joy to the World
Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745)
A Modest Proposal
Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)
Essay on Criticism 
viii
Essay on Man 
SONG: Rule, Brittania 
John Wesley (1703 - 1791)
Sermon: The Wilderness State
SONG: Jesus, Lover of My Soul 
William Pitt (1708 - 1778)
Speech on the Stamp Act 
SONG: Heart of Oak
Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784) 
Fame 
Thomas Gray (1716 - 1771)
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
Adam Smith (1723 - 1790)
Wealth of Nations 
SONG: God Save the Queen
Edmund Burke (1729 - 1797)
Reflections on the Revolution in France 
Oliver Goldsmith (1730 - 1774)
The Deserted Village 
William Cowper (1731 - 1800)
The Solitude of Alexander Selkirk
The Castaway
William Blake (1757 - 1827)
The Lamb
The Tyger
The Human Abstract
A Poison Tree
Milton
How to Know Love from Deceit
The Four Zoas 
Auguries of Innocence
Proverbs of Hell 
ix
Mary Wollstonecraft (1859 - 1897)
A Vindication of the Rights of Women 
Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)
To a Mouse
O, My Luve's Like a Red, Red Rose
My Heart's in the Highlands
SONG: Auld Lang Syne
William Wilberforce (1759 - 1833)
On the Horrors of the Slave Trade
SONG: Amazing Grace 
William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)
Daffodils
My Heart Leaps Up
Composed Upon Westminster Bridge 1802
Lines
A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal
It is a Beauteous Evening
The World is Too Much with Us
Ode: Intimations of Immortality 
The Prelude
Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)
Look Not Thou on Beauty's Charming
The Lay of the Last Minstrel
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)
Kubla Khan
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Walter Savage Landor (1775 - 1824)
Finis 
Rose Aylmer 
William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)
Man Is a Toad-Eating Animal
Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)
She Walks in Beauty
So We'll Go No More Aroving 
On This Day I Complete My Thirty-Sixth Year
x
Don Juan 
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 - 1822)
Ode to the West Wind
Ozymandias
Stanzas Written in Dejection
To ---- (Music, when soft voices die)
When the Lamp is Shattered
John Clare (1793 - 1864)
Lines Written in Northhampton Asylum
Secret Love
	The Skylark
Felicia Hemans (1793 - 1835)
Casabianca
John Keats (1795 - 1821)
Endymion
When I Have Fears that I May Cease to Be
Ode on A Grecian Urn
Ode to a Nightingale
To Autumn
Bright Star!
Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)
Labour
Thomas Hood (1799-1845)
	I remember, I remember
	Song of the Shirt
John Henry Newman (1801 - 1890)
The Idea of a University 
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806 - 1861)
How Do I Love Thee?
John Stuart Mill (1806 - 1873)
On Liberty
Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883)
The Rubiyat of Omar Khayyam of Naishapur 
xi
Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809 - 1892)
Ulysses 
Charge of the Light Brigade
Crossing the Bar
Break, Break, Break
 In Memoriam
The Lady of Shalott
Charles Darwin (1809 - 1882)
The Origin of Species 
Edward Lear (1812 - 1888)
The Owl and the Pussy-cat
Selected Limericks
Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)
Home-Thoughts, from Abroad
Love among the Ruins
Rabbi Ben Ezra
Emily Bronte (1818 - 1848)
Last Lines		
Fall, Leaves Fall
The Night is Darkening
John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)
Modern Painters 
Matthew Arnold (1822 - 1888)
Dover Beach 
Growing Old
Culture and Anarchy
Thomas Huxley (1825 - 1895)	
A Liberal Education 
SONG: I know where I'm going
Walter Bagehot (1826 - 1877)
The Age of Discussion 
Christina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)
A Birthday
Song (When I Am Dead, My Dearest)
xii
Goblin Market
Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1898)
Jabberwocky
The Walrus and the Carpenter
The White Knight's Song
Father William
William Morris (1834 - 1896)
How We Live and How We Might Live
Walter Pater (1839 - 1894)
Conclusion to The Renaissance
Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928)
The Darkling Thrush
I Look in the Glass
Shut Out the Moon
Algernon Charles Swinburne (1843 - 1909)
The Garden of Proserpine
A Match
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844 - 1889)
God's Grandeur
The Windhover
Pied Beauty
No Worst, There Is None
I Wake and Feel the Fell of Dark
Spring and Fall
W. E. Henley (1849 - 1903)
Invictus
England, my England
SONG: The Major General's Song
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894)
	Aes Triplex
Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)
The Ballad of Reading Gaol 
The Decay of Lying 
Emmeline Pankhurst (1858 - 1928)
xiii
On Militant Tactics and Women's Suffrage
A. E. Houseman (1859 - 1936)
Loveliest of Trees, the Cherry Now
To an Athlete Dying Young
With Rue My Heart Is Laden
Stars, I Have Seen Them Fall
The Laws of God, the Laws of Man
David Lloyd George (1863 - 1945)
On Sacrifice
SONG: There's always be an England
Roger Casement (1864 - 1916)
Speech to the Court
Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)
If 
Cities and Thrones and Powers
Gunga Din
Recessional
William Butler Yeats (1865 - 1939)
Among School Children
 An Irish Airman Foresees his Death
To a Friend Whose Work Has Come to Nothing
Sailing to Byzantium
The Second Coming
G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936)
On the Institution of the Family
Edward Thomas (1878 - 1917)
No one so much as you
Aspens
E. M. Forster (1879 - 1970)
What I Believe
Virginia Woolf (1881 - 1941)
A Room of One's Own 
D. H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)
	xiv
Why the Novel Matters 
Rupert Brooke (1887 - 1915)
The Soldier
Song: Keep the Home Fires Burning 
T.S Eliot (1888 - 1965)
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
Gerontion
Wilfred Owen (1893 - 1918)
Futility
Anthem for Doomed Youth
Dulce et Decorum est
George Orwell (1903 - 1950)
England, Your England
W.H. Auden (1907-1973)
Stop All the Clocks 
In Memory of W. B. Yeats 
September 1, 1939 
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953)
Do Not Go Gentle
In My Craft or Sullen Art
Phillip Larkin (1922- 1985)
Going, Going
First Sight
Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)
June 4, 1940: "We shall fight on the beaches."					
	June 18, 1940: "Their finest hour."

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