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Crabbe 155 · Johnson 136 Goethe 105

224 233 154

213 Browne 194 Mackay 237 Lover

70 n Elizabeth

179 Cowley 236 Mackay 23


32 Bryant 142

Small it Montgomery 13 Ben Jonson

6 Burns 137 -fifth Birthday Dr. Johnson 138

Saxe 175 Kennedy 176


208 Athelwold


225 Milman Cowper 56

196 *y-seven

233 Mrs. Barbauld 230

P. Fletcher 85

Godfrey Saxe 152 Adoration of the

French 17 Mrs. Hunter 113

76 Mrs. Browning 161

Ben Jonson 198

Peacham 176


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Butler, Samuel, Death of
Byron's Birthdays

144 Change

Young 86 Change in the Spirit of our Birthdays

Moore Characters of Youth

Young 97 Chatterton

Wordsworth 59 Chaucer's Death-bed Verses Childhood.

Alexander Smith Children's Birthdays

Lamb Christmas in Scotland


33 Christmas Carol for Children Christmas Morning

Heber 4 Christ's Nativity, On the Morning of


7 Churchyard, Thomas, at Eighty Coleridge, Hartley, To

Wordsworth 57 Commencement of Later Life.

178 Commencement of the Voyage .


44 Counsel for Middle Life

Bishop Mant

94 Cradle Song

49 Dangers of the Voyage before us

Cowper 102 Desolated Home

Jean Ingelow 198 Devotion to Truth in Manhood Sir William Jones 156 Dirge

Mrs. Hemans 153 Disraeli, Isaac, On a Studious Old Age Division of Time in Middle Life

Sir William Jones 156 Dream of Home .

Moore Dream of the Future, A

Campbell 161 Dryden on Life

143 Early Death

Ben Jonson 64 Early Tears Earth is Full of Love, The

24 Edgeworth, Maria, Death of, at Eighty-four

233 Eldon, Lord Chancellor, to his Wife

181 Emblems

James Montgomery 87 End of Life Welcome to the Poor, The Burns 198 Epigram on an Eightieth Birthday

Pope 227 Epigram on Life

Dr. Doddridge 101 Epigram on Sir Keneim Digby's Last Birthday

132 Epithalamion, The

Spenser 109 Faith in Later Life Fame, Folly of Trusting in

Ann Killigrew 190 Family Union

136 Farewell Life Favourite Song of Charles II.

Shirley 133 Fireside Comforts

Burns 3 Following Departed Friends

Mrs. Hemans 184






Heber 192

Hood 154

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PAGE Folly of Regretting Youth

100 Forty-six

Crabbe 155 Friendship

Dr. Johnson 136 Future, The

Goethe 105 George the Third, Birthdays of

224 Goethe, Death of, at Eighty-four

233 Goldsmith's Wish to Die at Home.

154 Good Shepherd, The

213 Good Wishes

Browne 194 Great-Grandfather

Mackay 237 Happy Youth

Lover 70 Hatton, Lord Chancellor, the Lover of Queen Elizabeth at Fifty.

179 Hobbes, Ode to, at Ninety-two

Cowley 236 Holly Bough

Mackay 23 Home and Friends

137 Home Joys

32 How to Live

Bryant 142 Hymn for the Opening Year


43 Hymn of the Angels at the Birth of Christ Montgomery 13 Hymn on the Nativity of my Saviour Ben Jonson Impromptu on Mrs. Riddle's Birthday

Burns 137 Impromptu to Mrs. Thrale on her Thirty-fifth Birthday

Dr. Johnson 138 I'm Growing old

Saxe 175 In Praise of Age.

Kennedy 176 Jean Paul Richter's Birthdays

92 Johnson's, Dr., Birthdays

208 Joy


3 Jubilee for Jubilee

225 Incarnation of Christ

Milman 14 Infancy and Childhood


56 Lament of Tasso

196 Le Brun, Elizabeth, Death of, at Eighty-seven

233 Life

Mrs. Barbaulà 230 Light of the World, The . Lines for a Birthday Gift

P. Fletcher 85 Lines on my Thirty-ninth Birthday Godfrey Saxe 152 Lines suggested by a Picture of the Adoration of the Magians

French 17 Lot of Thousands, The

Mrs. Hunter 113 Love

76 Love and Death

Mrs. Browning 161 Love at Fifty

Ben Jonson 198 Love, Honour, and Renown in Age

Peacham 176

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Herbert 103




Love's Happiness

Kobell Lover to his Mistress on her Birthday,


Campbell 83 Man-at-Arms, The Aged

223 Man the Image of his Maker Mary Queen of Scots' Wedding Gift to Queen Elizabeth

Buchanan 123 Masque Songs and Dances

Ben Jonson

27 Memory

Hepworth Dixon 141 Mendelssohn's Birthdays

91 Middle Age

Hedderwick 158 Milton, Death of Milton on the Anniversary of his Blindness

134 Milton to Manso

215 More's, Mrs. Hannah, Death at Eighty-nine .

233 Natal Genius, The .

Moore Never Despair

106 New Clothes on Birthdays of the Last Century Thackeray 128 New Year, The


41 Ode on the Death of a Lady who Died on her Hundredth Birthday

Cowper 238 Ode to Aurora on Melissa's Birthday

Dr. Blacklock 115 Ode to Sir William Sidney on his Birthday Ben Jonson 72 Oh! would I were again a Child

Old Age and Death .
Old Age and Experience
Old Courtier, The

31 Old Man's Song, The

Monckton Milnes 213 On Her Majesty's Birthday, An Ode (1630) Ben Jonson 123 On Life

Mrs. Barbauld 235 On my Mother's Birthday

Mrs. Hemans 65 On New Year's Day

Burns 40 On the Body after Death On the King's Birthday

Ben Jonson 126 One-and-Twenty

Dr. Johnson 74 Open Door of Death, The

Gerald Massey 154 Otway on the Author of “Hudibras" Petition to Time, A

Barry Cornwall 134 Poet's Bridal-day Song, The

Cunningham 117 Poet's Fate, A

Goronva Camlan 61 Poets in Early Youth


60 Prince of Wales, On the Birth of the

Leigh Hunt

52 Princess Alice, On the Birth of the Leigh Hunt

55 Prize Poem on the Centenary of Burns's Birthday

Isa Craig 147 Prosperity, Folly of Trusting in


Waller 174
Goethe 173

Milton 214


Lee 190




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Peele 199


Queen, To the

Sir W. Davenant 127 Queen Elizabeth, Death of Queen Elizabeth, Lines to

Sir Philip Sidney 122 Queen Philippa keeping Birthdays Raleigh's, Sir Walter, Last Lines

203 Regret for Follies past

7. C. 180 Retrospection and Anticipation


95 Ringing-in the New Year

25 Road before us, The

Barry Cornwall 160 Rogers, Samuel, at Ninety

235 Rose of the Garden Scott, Sir Walter, Death of, at Sixty-one Self-examination on Birthdays

Young 159 Serenade

Thomas Haywood 77 Shakespeare, Death of, on his Birthday . Shakespeare, Three Sonnets by.

185 Shakespeare, To the Memory of

Ben Jonson 187 Shepherds Adoring, The


15 Sixty-second Birthday of Queen Elizabeth Song of January

Webb and Rowley 26 Sonnet on his Twenty-fourth Birthday Milton Sonnet to a Young Lady on her Birthday Cowper 81 Sorrow, The Value of

William Smith Soul's Birthday.of Good Deeds, The

Pinney 140 Southern, To Mr. Thomas, on his Eighty-first Birthday

Pope 229 Spencer on Sir Walter Raleigh's Strange Reverses 203 Spiritual Beings around us Star of Bethlehem, The

White 16 Success in Failure

'Browning 151 Successful Ambition unenjoyed

Frances Browne 195 Summary of the Birthday

Laman Blanchard 157 Summer

140 Sunny Days of Winter

Macarthy 174 Sweet Baby, Sleep

George Wither 46 Teachings of the Morning of Life

Vaughan 92 Tea, a Royal Birthday Beverage

Waller 123 Terraughty, on his Birthday, To Thorwaldsen, Death of Thought and Deed

Kennedy 159 Thought for the New Year, A. Adelaide Proctor 38 Three. Periods of Middle Life, The Thurlow, Lord, Boyhood of

Cowper 58 Thy Days go on

Mrs. Browning 191 Time in Youth, Importance of

Young 64


Milton 213

Burns 219




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