Poems (Coates 1916)/Volume II

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Poems: Volume II (1916)
by Florence Earle Coates
First edition cover of Poems Vol. II
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POEMS


BY

FLORENCE EARLE COATES


COLLECTED EDITION

IN TWO VOLUMES

VOLUME TWO



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BOSTON AND NEW YORK

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY

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1916


COPYRIGHT, 1898, 1904, 1909, 1912, AND 1916,
BY FLORENCE EARLE COATES

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED


Published December 1916


CONTENTS


To the Muse 3
Love, dost thou smile? 4
"Honor, not Honors" 5
The Singer 6
Song 9
Vita Nuova 10
Sappho 12
Mother 13
Longing 14
Benjamin Franklin 15
Leaders of Men 18
Persephone 19
Leave-taking 21
Conscience 23
Vestal 24
The House of Pain 25
A Secret 27
To Hope 28
A Descant 30
His Face 31
A Hero 33
A Narrow Window 34
Survival 35
The Pilgrim 36
Hylas 39
Adieu 44
The "Unfinished" Symphony 46
An Optimist 47
After the Paintings by George F. Watts 49
To Poverty 52
Helen Keller with a Rose 53
Henry V 54
Sleep 57
Heart-Room 58
To-day 59
In Loneliness 61
I know not how to find the Spring 64
The White-throated Sparrow 65
Robert Browning 66
James McNeill Whistler 68
Veiled 69
An Idler 71
There's a Spot in the Mountains 72
Easter 74
Mediæval 76
"Victi Resurgunt" 78
Achilles 79
Love and the Child 80
Two Brothers 81
They live so long 85
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 86
The Tomb said to the Rose 88
Exaltation 89
Picquart 90
Nocturne 91
In Memory of Caroline Furness Jayne 93
Affinity 94
In a College Settlement 95
Retrospect 97
Nansen 99
"The Sense of Tears in Mortal Things" 100
Mother-Love 101
A Farewell 102
To Henry Mills Alden 104
Beauty's Path 106
Eurydice 107
Unconquered 110
Honor 111
L'Amour fait Peur 112
Self-confident Youth 113
Unrest 115
An Idle Ditty 117
A Tomb in Tuscany 118
Earth's Mystery 120
On a Poet too early Dead 121
Lullaby 123
Where Harold sleeps 124
Last Night I dreamed 125
The Cherubim 126
Crippled 128
The Land of Promise 129
My Dream 130
Alms 132
Delilah 133
In Winter-Time 135
At the Sarah Bernhardt Theatre 136
Cradle Song 137
Socrates 138
Love that Faltered 139
The All-Mother 140
Renewal 141
Unpardoned 143
Didst thou rejoice? 144
Adonis 145
A Rose 148
Demeter 149
"I longed for Love" 151
The Band of the Titanic 152
Winter-Song 154
The Mirror 155
Dawn 156
Poor Icarus 158
Secure 159
In Dreamland 161
Love Reproachful 163
They told me 164
Beside a Pleasant Shore 165
The Hospital 166
So you love me 170
Art 171
Song 173
Le Grand Salut 174
Might I return 175
The Man-Soul 176
Yesterday 177
Privilege 179
No More, Dear Heart 180
Who walks the World with Soul Awake 181
Youth and Age 182
In the Wood 183
Wings 184
Lament of Brünhilde 185
Love has no Foes 188
Suppliant 189
Keats 190
Wouldst thou learn 191
Compensation 192
Father 193
Autumn 194
The Child and the Heart Bereft 195
Tennyson 196
The Summer-Time is in the Rose 197
Henry James 198
Romance 199
War 201
Britannia 202
Place de la Concorde 204
The New Mars 207
In War-Time 209
In War-Time 210
Rheims 211
A Russian's Prayer for his Horse, before going
 into Battle
212
An Appeal 213
Art and War 215
Requiem for a Young Soldier 216
He and I 217
A Round 218
Nothing that can die 219
An Adieu 220
Cupid and the Muses 221
Beyond 222
A Lover's "Litany to Pan" 224
The Frogs 226
After the Play 227
Love conquers Death 233
Though thou hast climbed 234
Mother Mary 235
Kenilworth 237
Thanksgiving 238
To-morrow 240
Every Night at Marathon 241
The Morning Glory 243
Homeward 244
April 245
You 246
Pilgrimage 247
Stanza 248
Amor Creator 249
Death 250
Jean-François Millet 251
To the Victor 252
India 253
Immortal 254
Song 255
Dream the Great Dream 256
After 257
 Index of Titles 261
 Index of First Lines 269

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1927, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.