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| THE NEW YORK FUELIC LIBRARY
ASTOR, LENOX AND
OXFORD: HORACE HART
PRINTER TO THE UNIVERSITY
LIST OF PREVIOUS EDITIONS
1. Bks. I-IV. Clarendon Press. Geo. Bell & Sons,
Oct. 1890. Reprinted, Nov. 1890, 1891, 1894. 2. Bks. I–V. Private Press of H. Daniel. Oxford,
Do do. Clarendon Press. George Bell & Sons,
1896. 4. Cheap issue of 3. 1899. Reprinted, 1899.
Collected here for the first time.
For account of earlier issues of first four books of Shorter Poems, and of some of the poems contained in the New Poems, see notes at end of this volume.
CLEAR and gentle stream!
Known and loved so long That hast heard the song, And the idle dream Of my boyish day ; While I once again Down thy margin stray, In the selfsame strain Still my voice is spent, With my old lament And my idle dream, Clear and gentle stream!
old seat was
Many an afternoon