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B. ”] 720 Bunthorne and Grosvenor’s Duet [“When I go out of door”] 722 From Iolanthe724 Lord Mountararat’s Solo [“When Britain really ruled the waves”] 724 From The Gondoliers725 Quartet [“Then one of us will be a Queen”] 725 Giuseppe’s Solo [“Rising early in the morning”] 727  Augusta Webster (1837–94) 729 A Castaway 730  Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909) 746 From Atalanta in Calydon747 Chorus [“When the hounds of spring are on winter’s traces”] 747 Chorus [“Before the beginning of years”] 749 Hymn to Proserpine 425 The Leper 751 Before the Mirror 755 The Higher Pantheism in a Nutshell  429 Nephelidia757 From “A Sequence of Sonnets on the Death of Robert Browning”  Walter Horatio Pater (1839–94) 759 759 Studies in the History of the Renaissance760 xxxiii Contents II “Because he seemed to walk with an intent” VI “I sat forlornly by the river-side” VII “Some say that phantoms haunt those shadowy streets” IX “It is full strange to him who hears and feels” XIII “Of all things human which are strange and wild” XIV “Large glooms were gathered in the mighty fane” XVI “Our shadowy congregation rested still” XIX “The mighty river flowing dark and deep” XX “I sat me weary on a pillar’s base” XXI “Anear the centre of that northern crest” Contents xxxiv Preface762 From “Leonardo da Vinci”  From “The School of Giorgione” 430 433 Conclusion766 Thomas Hardy (1840–1928) 769 Hap769 Neutral Tones 770 Nature’s Questioning 770 A Christmas Ghost-Story 771 The Dead Drummer [Drummer Hodge] 772 The Darkling Thrush 773 The Ruined Maid 774 De Profundis [In Tenebris] I 775 De Profundis [In Tenebris] II 776 Mathilde Blind (1841–96) 776 Winter777 The Dead 777 Manchester by Night 778 The Red Sunsets, 1883 [I] 778 The Red Sunsets, 1883 [II] 779 Violet Fane (1843–1905) Lancelot and Guinevere Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–89) 779 780 783 The Wreck of the Deutschland 784 God’s Grandeur 796 The Starlight Night 796 Spring797 The Windhover 797 Pied Beauty 798 Hurrahing in Harvest 798 Binsey Poplars 799 800 Felix Randal 800 Spring and Fall: 801 “As kingfishers catch fire, dragonflies dráw fláme” 801 [Carrion Comfort] 802 Tom’s Garland 803 Harry Ploughman 804 That Nature is a Heraclitean Fire and of the Comfort of the Resurrection 805 [“Thou art indeed just, Lord”] 805  Louisa Sarah Bevington (1845–95) 806 Morning806 Afternoon807 Twilight808 Midnight809  Marion Bernstein (1846–1906) 810 Woman’s Rights and Wrongs 810 A Rule to Work Both Ways 811 Wanted A Husband 812 Human Rights 813 A Dream 813 Married and “Settled” 814 Michael Field [Katharine Harris Bradley (1846–1914) and Edith Cooper (1862–1913)] 815 An Æolian Harp 816 XIV [My Darling] 817 XXXV [“Come, Gorgo, put the rug in place”] 818 [“O free me, for I take the leap”] 818 Praise of Thanatos 819 In Memoriam 820 Mona Lisa—Leonardo da Vinci (The Louvre)820 To Correggio’s Holy Sebastian (Dresden)821 Cupid’s Visit [“I lay sick in a foreign land”] 821 xxxv Contents Duns Scotus’s Oxford Contents xxxvi The Birth of Venus 822 [“Sometimes I do dispatch my heart”] 823 [“Ah, Eros doth not always smite”] 823 Cyclamens824 [“Already to mine eyelids’ shore”] 824 [“A Girl”] 824 [“I sing thee with a stock-dove’s throat”] 825 Unbosoming825 [“It was deep April”] 826 [“Solitary Death, make me thine own”] 826 Walter Pater 827 Constancy827 To Christina Rossetti 828 Penetration828 To the Winter Aphrodite 829 “I love you with my life” 829 A Palimpsest 829 “Beloved, my glory in thee is not ceased” 830 “Lo, my loved is dying” 830  Alice Meynell (1847–1922) 830 Renouncement831 Unlinked831 Parentage832 Maternity832 Lucy Luck (1848–1922) From “A Little of My Life” 437 437  William Hurrell Mallock (1849–1923) 833 Christmas Thoughts, by a Modern Thinker 833 William Ernest Henley (1849–1903) 836 From In Hospital836 I Enter Patient 836 II Waiting 837 837 IV To R.

W. Turner, Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying—Typhon Coming On (1840) Plate 20 James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Symphony in White No. 2, The Little White Girl (1864) Black and White Illustrations Figure 1 Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, “Catholic Town in 1440; The Same Town in 1840” (1846) Figure 2 Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, “Contrasted Residences for the Poor” (1846) 22 24 34 43 50 68 86 114 117 147 xliii Plates and Illustrations Figure 3 George Cruikshank, The British Bee Hive (1867) Figure 4 Society for Promoting Working Men’s Associations: Lectures for April, 1853 Figure 5 Henry Tanworth Wells, Victoria Regina (1897) Figure 6 Thomas Allom, Female Influence (1845) Figure 7 William Morris, The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer (title page, 1896) Figure 8 Order of Rocks (1853) Figure 9 Gustave Doré, The Monkey House (1872) Figure 10 Godefroy Durand, The Imperial Institute: Opening Ceremony by Her Majesty the Queen (1893) Web Plates and Illustrations Web Plates Plate 1 Thomas Annan (1829–87).

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