The Poetry of October

  • by Percy Bysshe Shelley, William Wordsworth, Thomas Hardy, Christina Rossetti, Henry Alford, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • Narrated by Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
  • 0 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

October - the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar, and the land prepares to give up more it its colourful coverings. On this and other themes, our poets, including Wordsworth, Rossetti, Arnold, Bryant, and Alford, have much to say.
The tracks are:

October - An Introduction
Song of the Democratic Review of It's Birthday, October 1st 1857, by William Ross Wallace
An Ode, Written October 1819 before the Spaniards Had Recovered Their Liberty, by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Anticipation, October 1803, by William Wordsworth
Embarcation (Southampton Docks, October 1899), by Thomas Hardy
Give Me October's Meditative Haze, by Alfred Austin
Hymn for the Celebration at the Laying of the Cornerstone of Harvard Memorial Hall, Cambridge, October 6th 1870, by Oliver Wendell Holmes
An October Garden, by Christina Georgina Rossetti
North Wind in October, by Robert Seymour Bridges
October, by George Arnold
On the Tenth of October, by Phillip Henry Savage
October, by John Jay Chapman
Through October Fields, by James Edwin Campbell
October on the Sheep Range, by Arthur Chapman
The National Prayer, October 1840, by Henry Alford
October, by John Payne
October, by Paul Laurence Dunbar
On the Road to Waterloo, 17th October (En Vigilante, 2 Hours), by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
October, by William Cullen Bryant
An October Sunset, by Archibald Lampman
October 1915, by Dora Sigerson Shorter
October 21st 1905, by George Meredith
October Musings 1866, by Janet Hamilton
Lines Written October 23rd 1836, A Few Hours after the Birth of My First Child, by Henry Alford
Written at Lovere, October 1736, by Mary Wortley Montagu
On St Crispins Day, October 25th,1763, by James Wilson Claudero
October's Bright Blue Weather, by Helen Hunt Jackson
Last Week in October, by Thomas Hardy
An October Evening, by William Wilfred Campbell
From October - On Nearing Halloween, by James Graham

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