The Muse in Council: Being Essays on Poets and Poetry

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CONTENTS
THEORIES1
THE POET AND COMMUNICATION3
THE POET AND TRADITION22
'SIMPLE, SENSUOUS, AND PASSIONATE'44
POETRY AND CONDUCT57
A FOOTNOTE TO 'THE SOUL OF MODERN POETRY'75
ANCIENT ALTARS81
PHILIP SIDNEY83
JOHN MILLTON99
THOMAS GRAY114
SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE126
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH133
PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY143
MODERN INSTANCES157
WILLIAM CORY159
LORD DE TABLEY195
WILLIAM ERNEST HENLEY205
ALICE MEYNELL224

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  • Title Page iii
  • Note vii
  • Contents ix
  • Theories 1
  • The Poet and Communication 3
  • The Poet and Tradition 22
  • 'simple, Sensuous, and Passionate' 44
  • Poetry and Conduct 57
  • Ancient Altars 81
  • Philip Sidney 83
  • John Milton 99
  • Thomas Gray 114
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge 126
  • William Wordsworth 133
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley 143
  • Modern Instances 157
  • William Cory 159
  • Lord De Tabley 195
  • William Ernest Henley 205
  • Alice Meynell 224
  • A. E. Housman's 'Last Poems' 245
  • Edwin Arlington Robinson 248
  • Mr. Masefield's 'Reynard' And 'Right Royal' 263
  • Rupert Brooke 273
  • Francis Ledwidge 289
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