Index, Life

(1) I. SUCCESS: SUKCES
J poem 67 | Fr poem 112

Success is counted sweetest
By those who ne’er succeed…

(2) II. OUR SHARE OF NIGHT TO BEAR
J poem 113 | Fr poem 116

Our share of night to bear,
Our share of morning…

(3) III. ROUGE ET NOIR
J poem 139 | Fr poem 89

Soul, wilt thou toss again?
By just such a hazard…

(4) IV. ROUGE GAGNE
J poem 172 | Fr poem 170

‘T is so much joy! ‘T is so much joy!
If I should fail, what poverty…

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(5) V. GLEE! THE GREAT STORM IS OVER
J poem 619 | Fr poem 685

Glee! The great storm is over!
Four have recovered the land…

(6) VI. IF I CAN STOP ONE HEART FROM BREAKING
J poem 919 | Fr poem 982

If I can stop one heart from breaking,
I shall not live in vain…

(7) VII. ALMOST: PRAWIE!
J poem 90 | Fr poem 69

Within my reach!
I could have touched…

(8) VIII. A WOUNDED DEER LEAPS HIGHEST
J poem 165 | Fr poem 181

A wounded deer leaps highest,
I’ve heard the hunter tell…

(9) IX. THE HEART ASKS PLEASURE FIRST
J poem 536 | Fr poem 588

The heart asks pleasure first,
And then, excuse from pain…

(10) X. IN A LIBRARY: W BIBLIOTECE
J poem 371 | Fr poem 569

A precious, mouldering pleasure ‘t is
To meet an antique book…

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(11) XI. MUCH MADNESS IS DIVINEST SENSE
J poem 435 | Fr poem 620

Much madness is divinest sense
To a discerning eye…

(12) XII. I ASKED NO OTHER THING
J poem 621 | Fr poem 687

I asked no other thing,
No other was denied…

(13) XIII. EXCLUSION: ZASTRZEŻENIE
J poem 303 | Fr poem 409

The soul selects her own society,
Then shuts the door…

(14) XIV. SECRET: SEKRET
J poem 89 | Fr poem 68

Some things that fly there be, —
Birds, hours, the bumble-bee…

(15) XV. THE LONELY HOUSE: SAMOTNY DOM
J poem 289 | Fr poem 311

I know some lonely houses off the road
A robber ‘d like the look of…

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(16) XVI. TO FIGHT ALOUD IS VERY BRAVE
J poem 126 | Fr poem 138

To fight aloud is very brave,
But gallanter, I know…

(17) XVII. DAWN: ŚWITANIE
J poem 347 | Fr poem 679

When night is almost done,
And sunrise grows so near…

(18) XVIII. BOOK OF MARTYRS: KSIĘGA MĘCZENNIKÓW
J poem 260 | Fr poem 323

Read, sweet, how others strove
Till we are stouter…

(19) XIX. THE MYSTERY OF PAIN: BOLENIA TAJEMNICA
J poem 650 | Fr poem 760

Pain has an element of blank;
It cannot recollect…

(20) XX. I TASTE A LIQUOR NEVER BREWED
J poem 214 | Fr poem 207

I taste a liquor never brewed,
From tankards scooped in pearl…

(21) XXI. A BOOK: KSIĘGA JAKA
J poem 1587 | Fr poem 1593

He ate and drank the precious words,
His spirit grew robust…

(22) XXII. I HAD NO TIME TO HATE
J poem 478 | Fr poem 763

I had no time to hate, because
The grave would hinder me…

(23) XXIII. UNRETURNING: BEZPOWROTNIE
J poem 107 | Fr poem 152

‘T was such a little, little boat
That toddled down the bay…

(24) XXIV. WHETHER MY BARK WENT DOWN AT SEA
J poem 52 | Fr poem 33

Whether my bark went down at sea,
Whether she met with gales…

(25) XXV. BELSHAZZAR HAD A LETTER
J poem 1459 | Fr poem 1487

Belshazzar had a letter, —
He never had but one…

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(26) XXVI. THE BRAIN WITHIN ITS GROOVE
J poem 556 | Fr poem 563

The brain within its groove
Runs evenly and true…