Favorite poems from English and American authors : one hundred and sixty-four gems that will live always
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Favorite poems from English and American authors : one hundred and sixty-four gems that will live always

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c"«^y|p>oem0Ifavotite
Hutboreamericanlenglisb ant)Ifrom
always©ems that wUl Uve®nc 1bun6reti an6 SCftssffour
E6ite6 bie
W. Ibanbtorb^bomas
Bngeles, Cal.Xos
CompanySan^erson^nmbitten
ICO IPEEFAOE.
There are certain poems—some of them rather lengthy
and some of them very brief—which, because they have
touched the universal heart, have become universal fa-
vorites. To gather together in one small volume the
Favorite Poems from English and American authors has
pleasant task. The editorbeen a has been very anxious
in the compilation of these pages not omitto any of
those gems of poetic beauty which are universally ad-
mired-, at the same time he has ventured to introduce
few of the efforts of modern singers, whicha bid fair to
become universal favorites, all in good time.
We have, all of us—even the most practical and pro-
vein poetrysaic—a of somewhere in our nature, and a
book such as this, is just the companion we need maketo
glad the quiet hours of life. The aim of the editor all
along has been to present the public with a volume that
should answer the mood of the poet Longfellow, ex-
\)resied In the following memorable stanzas:
" Read from some humble poet,
Whose songs gush from his heart
showers from cloudsAs the of summer.
tears from the eyelidsOr start.
Such songs have power to quiet,
The restless pulse of care:
And come like the benediction
That follows after prayer."