Selected Poems


First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415967396
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/28/2003
  • Series: Fyfield Books Series
  • Pages: 98
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Chronology of Life and Works 18
Select Booklist 19
Wine 21
The Proeme 25
Monday; or, The Squabble 28
Wednesday; or, The Dumps 33
Saturday; or, The Flights 37
Book I 41
Book III 50
The Birth of the Squire 63
The Tea-Table 66
Introduction to the Fables 70
Fable X: The Elephant and the Bookseller 73
Fable XXIV: The Butterfly and the Snail 75
Fable XXIX: The Fox at the Point of Death 76
Fable XXXIX: The Father and Jupiter 78
Fable XL: The Two Monkeys 79
Fable XLII: The Jugglers 81
Fable L: The Hare and Many Friends 83
Fable I: The Dog and the Fox 85
Fable II: The Vultur, the Sparrow, and other Birds 88
Fable XVI: The Ravens, the Sexton, and the Earth-Worm 91
My Own Epitaph 93
Notes 94
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