The Best Loved Poems of the American People

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9780385000192: The Best Loved Poems of the American People

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Hazel Felleman was the editor of the Queries and Answers page of the New York Times Book Review until 1950. She was the editor of the poetry collections Best Loved Poems of the American People and Poems That Live Forever. Her books are still in print today and have sold more than a million copies.

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A Soul's Soliloquy by Wenonah Stevens Abbott
Ode by Joseph Addison
If I Only Was The Fellow by Will S. Adkin
Burial Of Moses by Cecil Frances Alexander
The Doomed Man by Joseph Addison Alexander
You And I by Henry Alford
John Maynard by Horatio, Jr. Alger
My Mother's Garden by Alice E. Allen
Rock Me To Sleep by Elizabeth Akers Allen
The Woman I Am by Glen Allen
The Coming Of His Feet by Lyman Whitney Allen
Beautiful Things by Ellen P. Allerton
Derelict; A Reminiscence Of R.l.s.'s Treasure Island by Young Ewing Allison
Another Reply To In Flanders Fields by J. A. Armstrong
The Secret Of Death by Edwin Arnold
Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold
Be Strong by Maltbie Davenport Babcock
Then Laugh by Bertha Adams Backus
My Trundle Bed by J. G. Baker
Mizpah by Julia A. Baker
Growing Old by Karle Wilson Baker
Tadoussac by Charles Bancroft
My Dog by John Kendrick Bangs
What I Live For by George Linnaeus Banks
Life [and Death] by Anna Letitia (aikin) Barbauld
The Birds' Ball by C. W. Bardeen
The Town Of Don't-you-worry by I. J. Bartlett
America The Beautiful by Katharine Lee Bates
The Mistletoe Bough by Thomas Haynes Bayly
Not One To Spare by Ethel Lynn Beers
Mary, Queen Of Scots by Henry Glassford Bell
Her Answer by John (1865-1956) Bennett
In A Rose Garden by John (1865-1956) Bennett
O God, The Rock Of Ages by Edward Henry Bickersteth
A Woman's Answer To The Vampire by Felicia Blake
The Sidewalks Of New York by James W. Blake
Vagabond House by Don Blanding
A Prayer For A Little Home by Florence Bone
A Boston Toast by John Collins Bossidy
Light [and Love] by Francis William Bourdillon
Not Understood by Thomas Bracken
Do It Now by Berton Braley
Loyalty by Berton Braley
A Prayer by Berton Braley
The Thinker by Berton Braley
Poor Lil' Brack Sheep by Ethel M. C. Brazelton
Shanahan's Ould Queen by Gerald Brennan
I Think I Know No Finer Things Than Dogs by Hally Carrington Brent
Somebody's Mother by Mary Dow Brine
No Coward Soul Is Mine by Emily Jane Bronte
Reward Of Service by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Sonnets From The Portuguese: 38 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
A Woman's Shortcomings by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Sometime, Somewhere by Ophelia G. Browning
Pippa's Song [or, Morning] by Robert Browning
A Woman's Last Word by Robert Browning
The African Chief by William Cullen Bryant
The Last Review by Emily J. Bugbee
There Is No Death by Edward Robert Bulwer-lytton
The Wanderer: 2. In France: Aux Italiens by Edward Robert Bulwer-lytton
Petra by John William Burgon
The Weaver by William Henry Burleigh
Man's Inhumanity To Man by Robert Burns
To A Louse, On Seeing One On A Lady's Bonnet At Church by Robert Burns
Waiting by John Burroughs
The Destruction Of Sennacherib by George Gordon Byron
Epitaph To A Dog by George Gordon Byron
Farewell To His Wife by George Gordon Byron
She Walks In Beauty by George Gordon Byron
Lady Byron's Reply To Lord Byron's Fare Thee Well by Lady Byron
Ossian's Serenade by Calder Campbell
Hallowed Ground by Thomas Campbell
Ye Mariners Of England by Thomas Campbell
The Country Doctor by William Mckendree Carleton
The Doctor's Story by William Mckendree Carleton
Over The Hill To The Poor-house by William Mckendree Carleton
Little Things by Julia A. Fletcher Carney
Each In His Own Tongue by William Herbert Carruth
The Sycophantic Fox And The Gullible Raven by Guy Wetmore Carryl
My Patch Of Blue by Mary Newland Carson
Young Charlottie by William Lorenzo Carter
Among The Beautiful Pictures by Alice Cary
An Order For A Picture by Alice Cary
Our Heroes by Phoebe Cary
Suppose by Phoebe Cary
The Abiding Love by John White Chadwick
Out Where The West Begins by Arthur Chapman
The Child On The Judgment Seat by Elizabeth Rundell Charles
The Tapestry Weavers by Anson G. Chester
Red Geraniums by Martha Haskell Clark
The Fighting Race by Joseph Ignatius Constantine Clarke
No Sect [or Sects] In Heaven by Elizabeth H. Jocelyn Cleaveland
Cleopatra Dying by Thomas Stephens Collier
The Indian Hunter by Eliza Cook
The Sailor's Grave by Eliza Cook
Where There's A Will There's A Way by Eliza Cook
Born Without A Chance by Edmund Vance Cooke
Fin De Siecle by Edmund Vance Cooke
How Did You Die by Edmund Vance Cooke
Rags by Edmund Vance Cooke
The Three Wise Couples by Elizabeth T. Corbett
Three Wise Old Women by Elizabeth T. Corbett
To A Fat Lady Seen From The Train by Frances Crofts Darwin Cornford
Miss You by David Cory
I Praise The Frenchman, His Remark Was Shrewd by William Cowper
Watchwords by Arthur Cleveland Coxe
Douglas, Douglas, Tender And True by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
Friendship by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
Love by Roy Croft
Through The Year by Julian S. Cutler
The Face On The [bar-room] Floor by Hugh Antoine D'arcy
If I Had Known by Mary Carolyn Davies
A Prayer For Every Day by Mary Carolyn Davies
To A Friend by Grace Stricker Dawson
The Captain; After Reading Henley's Invictus by Dorothea Day
Three Gates [of Gold] by Elizabeth Dayton
Sorrow by Aubrey Thomas De Vere
Life's Mirror by Mary Ainge De Vere
Lasca by Frank Desprez
Lullaby Town by John Irving Diller
Bishop Doane On His Dog by George Washington Doane
Evening by George Washington Doane
Life Sculpture by George Washington Doane
The Modern Baby by William Croswell Doane
The Preacher's Mistake by William Croswell Doane
The Chemistry Of Character by Elizabeth Dorney
The Legend Of The Organ-builder by Julia Caroline Ripley Dorr
In A Hundred Years by Elizabeth Doten
The Christian's Good-night by Sarah Doudney
The Water Mill by Sarah Doudney
The Revel by Bartholomew Dowling
Revelry Of The Dying by Bartholomew Dowling
Non Sum Qualis Eram Bonae Sub Regno Cynarae by Ernest Dowson
Hold Fast Your Dreams! by Louise Driscoll
My Garden Is A Pleasant Place by Louise Driscoll
The Bridge Builder by Will Allen Dromgoole
The Julie Plante by William Henry Drummond
Where Are You Going, Great-heart? by William Arthur Dunkerley
Three Grains Of Corn; The Irish Famine by Amelia Blandford Edwards
The Church Walking With The World by Matilda Caroline Edwards
A Prayer by Max Ehrmann
Now The Labourer's Task Is O'er by John Ellerton
Corn Law Rhymes, Sels. by Ebenezer Elliott
Concord Hymn; Sung At Completion Of Concord Monument, 1836 by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Boy Reciter by David Everett
The Bank Thief by J. R. Farrell
Bachelor Hall by Eugene Field
Wynken, Blynken And Nod by Eugene Field
The Owl Critic by James Thomas Fields
The Blue And The Gray by Francis Miles Finch
The Land Of Beginning Again by Louisa Fletcher
At The Place Of The Sea by Annie Johnson Flint
Drop A Pebble In The Water by James William Foley
A Hundred Years From Now by Mary A. Ford
To My Nose by Alfred Henry Forrester
The Weaver by Fanny Forrester
The Coming American by Sam Walter Foss
The House By The Side Of The Road by Sam Walter Foss
The Rose Beyond The Wall by A. L. Frank
The Human Touch by Spencer Michael Free
My Church by E. O. G.
My Evening Prayer by Charles H. Gabriel
The Closed Door by Theodosia (pickering) Garrison
The Torch by Theodosia (pickering) Garrison
Sleep Sweet by Ellen M. Huntington Gates
Your Mission by Ellen M. Huntington Gates
The Yarn Of The 'nancy Bell' by William Schwenck Gilbert
Christ And The Little Ones by Julia Gill
Need Of Loving by Strickland Gillilan
The Reading Mother by Strickland Gillilan
Watch Yourself Go By by Strickland Gillilan
I Want You by Arthur L. Gillom
It Isn't The Town; It's You by R. W. Glover
Elegy On The Death Of A Mad Dog by Oliver Goldsmith
Jack Frost by Hannah Flagg Gould
Like Mother, Like Son by Margaret Johnstone Graflin
She Is More To Be Pitied Than Censured by William B. Gray
Let Me Walk With The Men In The Road by Walter J. Gresham
I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing In by L. R. Gribble
O Brazil, The Isle Of The Blest by Gerald Joseph Griffin
Song by Gerald Joseph Griffin
My Neigbor's Roses by A. L. Gruber
A Friend's Greeting by Edgar Albert Guest
Home (2) by Edgar Albert Guest
It Couldn't Be Done by Edgar Albert Guest
Lord, Make A Regular Man Out Of Me by Edgar Albert Guest
Myself by Edgar Albert Guest
Out In The Fields [with God] by Louise Imogen Guiney
Strictly Germ-proof by Arthur Guiterman
The Lord God Planted A Garden by Dorothy Frances Blomfield Gurney
The Builder by Hattie Vose Hall
Eat And Walk by James Norman Hall
On The Death Of Joseph Rodman Drake by Fitz-greene Halleck
Along The Road by Robert Browning Hamilton
Through Death To Life by Henry Harbaugh
Trouble In The 'amen Corner' by Thomas Chalmers Harbaugh
My Dad's Dinner Pail by Edward Harrigan
Plain Language From Truthful James by Francis Bret Harte
Down And Out by Clarence Leonard Hay
The Enchanted Shirt by John Milton Hay
The Green Eye Of The Yellow God by J. Milton Hayes
Any Husband Or Wife by Carol Haynes
The Last Hymn by Anne Mary Hearn
Good Fortune by Heinrich Heine
Casabianca by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
The Child's First Grief by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
The Landing Of The Pilgrim Fathers In New England by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
Echoes: 37. To W.a. by William Ernest Henley
Echoes: 4. Invictus by William Ernest Henley
To The Virgins, To Make Much Of Time by Robert Herrick
Whenas In Silks My Julia Goes by Robert Herrick
Mother Shipton's Prophecies by Charles Hindley
Give Us Men by Josiah Gilbert Holland
The Need For Men by Josiah Gilbert Holland
Where Shall The Baby's Dimple Be? by Josiah Gilbert Holland
Old Ironsides by Oliver Wendell Holmes
A Parody On A Psalm Of Life by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Past And Present by Thomas Hood
Duty by Ellen Sturgis Hooper
Land Of The Free by Arthur Nicholas Hosking
Battle Hymn Of The Republic by Julia Ward Howe
My Son by James D. Hughes
Abou Ben Adhem by James Henry Leigh Hunt
Jenny Kissed Me by James Henry Leigh Hunt
You Kissed Me by Josephine Slocum Hunt
Katie Lee And Willie Grey by Josie R. Hunt
Seven Times One [- Childhood. Exultation] by Jean Ingelow
The Wedding Gift by Minna Irving
The Worried Skipper by Wallace Irwin
October's Bright Blue Weather by Helen Maria Hunt Fiske Jackson
Immortality by Joseph Jefferson
We Have Lived And Loved Together by Charles Jefferys
Jeannette And Jeannot by Charles Jeffries
Jeannot's Answer by Charles Jeffries
Signs Of Rain [or, Foul Weather] by Edward Jenner
The Sermon In A Stocking by Ellen A. Jewett
Day Dreams, Or Ten Years Old by Margaret (19th Century-) Johnson
Did You Ever Hear An English Sparrow Sing? by Bertha Johnston
Lines On The Back Of A Confederate Note by Samuel Alroy Jonas
How Big Was Alexander? by Elijah Jones
Who Loves A Garden by Louise Seymour Jones
What Constitutes A State? by William Jones
La Belle Dame Sans Merci by John Keats
On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer by John Keats
The Star-spangled Banner by Francis Scott Key
The House With Nobody In It by Alfred Joyce Kilmer
Trees by Alfred Joyce Kilmer
A Farewell [to C.e.g.] by Charles Kingsley
Boots by Rudyard Kipling
The Female Of The Species by Rudyard Kipling
If by Rudyard Kipling
'the Power Of The Dog' by Rudyard Kipling
Recessional by Rudyard Kipling
Supplication Of The Black Aberdeen by Rudyard Kipling
The Vampire by Rudyard Kipling
The Winners by Rudyard Kipling
The Fighter by Samuel Ellsworth Kiser
Out There Somewhere by Henry (harry) Herbert Knibbs
Co-operation by J. Mason Knox
Mortality by William Knox
The Blue Bowl by Blanche Bane Kuder
Somebody's Darling by Marie La Conte
The Old Familiar Faces by Charles Lamb
Drifting Sands And A Caravan by Yolande Langworthy
Song Of Hope by Mary Artemisia Lathbury
A Woman's Question by Lena Lathrop
The Unknown by Elmer O. Laughlin
Motherhood by Agnes Lee
Happiness by Priscilla Leonard
A Cry From The Canadian Hills by Lilian Leveridge
America's Answer by R. W. Lillard
Memory by Abraham Lincoln
The Old Oaken Bucket by Abraham Lincoln
Kings Of France by Mary W. Lincoln
Retribution by Friedrich Von Logau
The Day Is Done by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Tales Of A Wayside Inn: 1. Paul Revere's Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
There Was A Little Girl by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Ultima Thule: From My Arm-chair, To Children Of Cambridge by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Wreck Of The Hesperus by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Legend Of The Admen by Everett W. Lord
Your Church And Mine by Phillips H. Lord
Walk Slowly by Adelaide Love
To Althea, From Prison by Richard Lovelace
The First Snowfall by James Russell Lowell
Yussouf by James Russell Lowell
The Curate Thinks You Have No Soul by St. John Lucas
Socrates Snooks by Fitzhugh Ludlo...

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