Collected poems, 1901-1918 (Vol. 2)

COLLECTED POEMS

COLLECTED POEMS

1901-1918

BY

WALTER DE LA MARE

IN TWO VOLUMES

VOL. II

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NEW YORK

HENRY HOLT AND COMPANY

1920

Copyright, 1920

BY

Henry Holt and Company

CONTENTS

SONGS OF CHILDHOOD: 1901

To Jill PAGE
Sleepyhead 3
Bluebells 5
Lovelocks 6
Tartary 7
The Buckle 9
The Hare 10
Bunches of Grapes 11
John Moudly 12
The Fly 13
Song 14
I Saw Three Witches 15
The Silver Penny 17
The Rainbow 18
The Fairies Dancing 19
Reverie 20
The Three Beggars 22
The Dwarf 24
Alulvan 27
The Pedlar 29
The Ogre 32
Dame Hickory 35
The Pilgrim 37
The Gage 41
As Lucy Went A-Walking 45
The Englishman 49
PAGE
The Phantom 53
The Miller and His Son 58
Down-Adown-Derry 61
The Supper 65
The Isle of Lone 67
Sleeping Beauty 72
The Horn 73
Captain Lean 74
The Portrait of a Warrior 75
Haunted 76
The Raven's Tomb 77
The Christening 78
The Funeral 80
The Mother Bird 81
The Child in the Story Goes to Bed 82
The Lamplighter 84
I Met at Eve 86
Lullaby 88
Envoi 89

PEACOCK PIE

A BOOK OF RHYMES

Up and Down
The Horseman 95
Mrs. Earth 96
Alas, Alack! 97
Tired Tim 98
Mima 99
The Huntsmen 100
The Bandog 101
I Can't Abear 102
The Dunce 103
Chicken 104
PAGE
Some One 105
Bread and Cherries 106
Old Shellover 107
Hapless 108
The Little Bird 109
Cake and Sack 110
The Ship of Rio 111
Jim Jay 112
Miss T. 114
The Cupboard 115
The Barber's 116
Hide and Seek 117
Boys and Girls—
Then 121
The Window 122
Poor Henry 123
Full Moon 124
The Bookworm 125
The Quartette 126
Mistletoe 127
The Lost Shoe 128
The Truants 130
Four Queer Tales—
Berries 133
Off the Ground 136
The Thief at Robin's Castle 136
Sam's Three Wishes; or Life's Little Whirligig 140
Places and People—
A Widow's Weeds 157
"Sooeep!" 158
PAGE
Mrs. Macqueen 159
The Little Green Orchard 160
Poor "Miss 7" 162
Sam 164
Andy Battle 166
The Old Soldier 168
The Picture 169
The Little Old Cupid 170
King David 171
The Old House 172
Beasts
Unstooping 175
All But Blind 176
Nicholas Nye 177
The Pigs and the Charcoal-Burner 179
Five Eyes 180
Grim 181
Summer Evening 182
Earth Folk 183
Witches and Fairies
At the Keyhole 187
The Old Stone House 188
The Ruin 189
The Ride-by-Nights 190
Peak and Puke 191
The Changeling 192
The Mocking Fairy 194
Bewitched 195
The Honey Robbers 197
Longlegs 199
Melmillo 200
Earth and Air PAGE
Trees 203
Silver 204
Nobody Knows 205
Wanderers 206
Many a Mickle 207
Will Ever? 208
Songs
The Song of the Secret 211
The Song of Soldiers 212
The Bees' Song 213
A Song of Enchantment 214
Dream-Song 215
The Song of Shadows 216
The Song of the Mad Prince 217
The Song of Finis 218

SONGS OF CHILDHOOD: 1901

TO JILL




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