Poems (Emerson, 1847)

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POEMS.



BY

R. W. EMERSON.



BOSTON:

JAMES MUNROE AND COMPANY.

1847.


Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1846, by

James Munroe and Company,

in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.



STEREOTYPED AT THE
BOSTON TYPE AND STEREOTYPE FOUNDRY.


CAMBRIDGE:
METCALF AND COMPANY,
PRINTERS TO THE UNIVERSITY.


CONTENTS.

 

 
PAGE.
THE SPHINX, 7
EACH AND ALL, 14
THE PROBLEM, 17
TO RHEA, 21
THE VISIT, 25
URIEL, 27
THE WORLD-SOUL, 30
ALPHONSO OF CASTILE, 36
MITHRIDATES, 41
TO J. W., 43
FATE, 45
GUY, 48
TACT, 51
HAMATREYA, 53
 EARTH-SONG, 54
GOOD-BYE, 57
THE RHODORA, 59
THE HUMBLE-BEE, 60
BERRYING, 64
THE SNOW-STORM, 65
WOODNOTES, I., 67
——————— II., 75
MONADNOC, 94
FABLE, 115
ODE, 117
ASTRÆA, 123
ETIENNE DE LA BOÉCE, 126
SUUM CUIQUE, 128
COMPENSATION, 129
FORBEARANCE, 130
THE PARK, 131
FORERUNNERS, 133
SURSUM CORDA, 135
ODE TO BEAUTY, 136
GIVE ALL TO LOVE, 141
TO ELLEN, 144
TO EVA, 147
THE AMULET, 148
THINE EYES STILL SHINED, 149
EROS, 150
HERMIONE, 151
INITIAL, DÆMONIC, AND CELESTIAL LOVE, 156
THE APOLOGY, 178
MERLIN, I., 180
———— II., 185
BACCHUS, 188
LOSS AND GAIN, 192
MEROPS, 194
THE HOUSE, 195
SAADI, 197
HOLIDAYS, 206
PAINTING AND SCULPTURE, 208
FROM THE PERSIAN OF HAFIZ, 209
GHASELLE, 217
XENOPHANES, 219
THE DAY'S RATION, 221
BLIGHT, 223
MUSKETAQUID, 227
DIRGE, 232
THRENODY, 236
HYMN, SUNG AT THE COMPLETION OF THE CONCORD MONUMENT, 250

This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.