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TRISTRAM OF LYONESSE-
I. Dedicatory Sonnet
11. Selection from "The Sailing of the Swallow
SONNET: "Hope and Fear'
A CENTURY OF ROUNDELS-
DAVID GRAY (1838-1861). James Ashcroft Noble 355
HERMAN CHARLES MERIVALE (1839) J. A. Blaikie 371
II. The Ballad of "Beau Brocade "
PROVERBS IN PORCELAIN-
"Good Night, Babette "
1. To Manon, comparing Her to a Falcon
IV. Farewell to Juliet: "Farewell, then "
VI. On the Shortness of Time
I. "From Caiaphas to Pilate I was sent "
II. "There are two voices with me in the night" 442
II. "To-day there is no cloud upon thy face"
THE TEMPTATION IN THE WILDERNESS
LE JEUNE HOMME CARESSANT SA CHIMÈRE
LYRICS OF LIFE-
I. "Back to thy Books "
II. "Give freely to the Friend thou hast
THE LOVE TALE OF ODATIS-
The Dream of Odatis
AMONG THE MOUNTAINS-
The Crocus and the Soldanella.
Winter Nights in the High Alps, I.".
1. The Grave of Omar Khayyam
III. O si, O si, Otiosi
v. The Chorister
vi. A Dream of Burial in Mid-Ocean
ROBERT BUCHANAN (1841-1901)
NORTH COAST, AND OTHER Poems-
The Battle of Drumliemoor
THE BOOK OF ORM-
1. The Dream of the World without Death
MISCELLANEOUS POEMS AND BALLADS—
1. The Lights of Leith
II. The Wedding of Shon Maclean
WILLIAM MORRIS was born at Walthamstow on the 24th of March, 1834, and died at Hammersmith on the 3rd of October, 1896. He was educated at Marlborough and at Exeter College, Oxford; and in 1856 he was articled to the late George Edmund Street, the architect. His early sympathies with what is noblest in architecture may be traced in his literary work of this period, preserved in a remarkable periodical in which he was associated with several brilliant young contemporaries. The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine, founded, and supported so far as funds are concerned, by Morris, was also largely indebted to his pen for its contents; and it was during the year 1856, in which its twelve numbers appeared, that he made a solid start in literature. The magazine contains poems of his, critical papers, and a series of notable prose stories. It is in some of these that he showed, in a dreamy and sensitive way, the keen sympathy with the craftsmen of the middle ages that in later years led him into the eager polemics of that practical undertaking, the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, dreaded, though not yet sufficiently dreaded, by the destructive Philistine. Those early stories, though crude in form, bear unmistakable marks of genius; and no man of judgment reading them as the work of a youth of one or two and