LYRA CELTICA
CONTENTS

". . . . . . a troubled Eden, rich
In throb of heart. . . . . "
                               GEORGE MEREDITH

INTRODUCTION by Wm. Sharp NOTES by Wm. Sharp
ANCIENT IRISH AND SCOTTISH

ANCIENT ERSE
The Mystery of Amergin
The Song of Fionn
Credhe's Lament
Cuchullin in his Chariot
Deirdr's Lament for the Sons of Usnach
The Lament of Queen Maev
The March of the Farie Host
Vision of a Fair Woman
The Fian Banners

OLD GAELIC
The Rune of St Patrick

SAINT COLUMBA
Columcille cecenit
Columcille fecit
The Song of Murdoch the Monk

DOMHNULL MAC FHIONNAIADH:
"The Aged Bard's Wish"
Ossian Sang
Fingal and Ros-crana
The Night-Song of the Bards
The Death-Song of Ossian

ANCIENT CORNISH
The Pool of Pilate
Merlin the Diviner
The Vision of Seth

EARLY ARMORICAN
The Dance of the Sword
The Lord Nann and the Fairy
Alain the Fox
Bran

EARLY CYMRIC AND MEDIVAL WELSH
The Soul

LLYWARC'H HN
The Gorwynion
The Tercets of Llywarc'h

TALIESIN
Song to the Wind

ANEURIN
Odes of the Months

DAFYDD AP GWILYM
The Summet
To the Lark

RHYS GOCH (of ERYR)
To the Fox

RHYS GOCH AP RHICCART
The Song of the Thrush

IRISH (MODERN AND  CONTEMPORARY)

"A.E."
Sacrifice
The Great Breath
Mystery
Bi the-Margin of the Great Deep
The Breath of Light

WILLIAM ALLINGHAM
Aolian Harp
The Fairies

THOMAS BOYD
To the Lianhaun Shee

EMILY BRONT
Remembrance

STOPFORD A. BROOKE
The Earth and Man
Song

JOHN K. CASEY
Maire, my Girl
Gracie Og Machree

GEORGE DARLEY
Dirge

AUBREY DE VERE
The Little Black Rose
Epitaph

FRANCIS FAHY
Killiney Far Away

SIR SAMUEL FERGUSON
Cean Dubh Deelish
Molly Asthore
The Fair Hills of Ireland

ALFRED PERCIVAL GRAVES
Herring is King
The Rose of Kenmare
The Song of the Pratee
Irish Lullaby

GERALD GRIFFIN
Eileen Aroon

NORA HOPPER
The Dark Man
April in Ireland
The Wind among the Reeds

DOUGLAS HYDE
My Grief on the Sea
The Cooleen
The Breedyeen
Nelly of the Top-Knots
I shall not Die for Thee

LIONEL JOHNSON
The Red Wind
To Morfydd

DENIS FLORENCE MACCARTHY
A Lament

JAMES CLARENCE MANGAN
The Fair Hills of Eir, O!
Dark Rosaleen
The One Mystery

ROSA MULHOLLAND
The Wild Geese

RODEN NOEL
Lament for a Little Child
The Swimmer
The Dance
From "The Water-Nymph and the Boy"
A Casual Song.
The Pity of it
The Old

CHARLES P. O'CONOR
Maura Du of Ballyshannon

JOHN FRANCIS O'DONNELL
A Spinning Song

JOHN BOYLE O'REILLY
A White Rose.

ARTHUR O'SHAUGHNESSY
The Fountain of Tears

FANNY PARNELL
After Death

T. W. ROLLESTON
The Dead at Clonmacnois

DORA SIGIERSON
Unknown Ideal

GEORGE SIGERSON
Mo Cilin Donn

JOHN TODHUNTER
An Irish Love Song
The Sunburst
Song

KATHERINE TYNAN
Winter Sunset
Shamrock Song
Wild Geese

CHARLES WEEKES
Dreams
Poppies

W. B. YEATS
They went forth to the Battle, but they always fell
The White Birds
The Lake of Innisfree

Return to Home

SCOTO-CELTIC (MIDDLE PERIOD)
LATER GAELIC

Prologue to "Gaul"
In Hebrid Seas
Cumha Ghriogair Mhic Griogair
Drowned

ALEXANDER MACDONALD
The Manning of the Birlinn

ANGUS MACKENZIE
The Lament of the Deer

DUNCAN BN MACINTYRE
Ben Dorain
The Hill-Water

MARY MACLEOD
Song for Macleod of Macleod

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY   SCOTO-CELTIC
Monaltri
An Coineachan-A Highland Lullaby
A Boat Song

JOHN STUART BLACKIE
The Old Soldier of the Gareloch Head

ROBERT BUCHANAN
Flower of the World
The Strange Country
The Dream of the World without Death
The Fary Foster-Mother

LORD BYRON
When We Two Parted
Stanzas for Music

CRO' CHAILLEAN
Colin's Cattle
MacCrimmon's Lament

IAN CAMERON
Song

JOHN DAVIDSON
A Loafer
In Romney Marsh

JEAN GLOVER
O'er the Muir amang the Heather

GEORGE MACDONALD
Song

RONALD CAMPBELL MACFIE
Song

WILLIAM MACDONALD
A Spring Trouble

AMICE MACDONELL
Culloden Moor

ALICE C. MACDONELL
The Weaving of the Tartan

WILLIAM MACGILLIVRAY
The Thrush's Song

FIONA MACLEOD
The Prayer of Women
The Rune of Age
A Milking Song
Lullaby.
The Songs of Ethlenn Stuart
The Closing Doors
The Sorrow of Delight

NORMAN MACLEOD
Farewell to Fiunary

SARAH ROBERTSON MATHESON
A Kiss of the King's Hand

DUGALD MOORE
The First Ship

LADY CAROLINE NAIRNE
The Land o' the Leal

ALEXANDER NICOLSON
Skye

SIR NOL PATON
Midnight by the Sea.
In Shadowland

WILLIAM RENTON
Mountain Twilight

LADY JOHN SCOTT
Durisdeer

EARL OF SOUTHESK
November's Cadence

JOHN CAMPBELL SHAIRP
Cailleach Bein-y-Vreich

UNA URQUHART
An Old Tale of Three

ANON.
Lost Love

CONTEMPORARY
ANGLO-CELTIC POETS
(WALES)

GEORGE MEREDITH
Dirge in Woods
Outer and Inner
Night of Frost in May
Hymn to Colour

SEBASTIAN EVANS
Shadows

EBENEZER JONES
When the World is Burning
The Hand

EMILY DAVIS
A Song of Winter

ERNEST RHYS
The Night Ride
The House of Hendra

CONTEMPORARY
ANGLO-CELTIC POETS
(MANX)

T. E. BROWN
The Childhood of Kitty of the Sherragh Vane

HALL CAINE
Graih my Chree

CONTEMPORARY
ANGLO-CELTIC POETS
(CORNISH)

A. T. QUILLER COUCH
The Splendid Spur
The White Moth

STEPHEN HAWKER
Featherstone's Doom
Trebarrow

RICCARDO STEPHENS
Witch Margaret
A Ballad
Hell's Piper

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY BRETON

MEDVAL BRETON
The Poor Clerk
The Cross by the Way

LATER BRETON
The Secrets of the Clerk
Love Song

HERV-NOL LE BRETON
Hymn to Sleep
The Burden of Lost Souls

VILLIERS DE L'ISLE-ADAM
Confession
Discouragement

LECONTE DE LISLE
The Black Panther
The Spring

LEO-KERMORVAN
The Return of Taliesen

LOUIS TIERCELIN
By Menec'hi Shore

THE CELTIC FRINGE

BLISS CARMAN
Song
The War-Song of Gmelbar
Golden Rowan
A Sea Child

ELLEN MACKAY HUTCHINSON
The Quest
Moth Song
June

HUGH M'CULLOCH
Scent o' Pines

DUNCAN CAMPBELL SCOTT
The Reed-Player

THOMAS D'ARCY M'GEE
The Celtic Cross

MARY C. G. BYRON
The Tryst of the Night

ALICE E. GILLINGTON
The Doom-Bar
The Seven Whistlers

SHANE LESLIE
Requiem

PADRAIC COLUM
An Old Woman of the Roads
A Cradle Song.

JAMES STEPHENS
The Coolun
The Clouds

ELEANOR HULL
The Old Woman of Beare

THOMAS MACDONAGH
From a "Litany of Beauty"

SEOSAMH MACCATHMHAOIL
I will go with my Father a-ploughing
A Northern Love Song

PATRICK MACGILL
Fairy Workers.

FRANCIS LEDWIDGE
The Shadow People
My Mother

GORDON BOTTOMLEY
Lyric from "The Crier by Night"

JAMES H. COUSINS
The Quest

PADRUIC H. PEARSE
The Fool

LORD DUNSANY
The Return of Song

KENNETH MACLEOD
Dance to your Shadow
Sea Longing
The Reiving Ship

MARJORY KENNEDY-FRASER
Land of Heart's Desire
Ossian's Midsummer Day-Dream
Kishmul's Galley

AGNES MURE MACKENZIE
Aignish on the Machair

NEIL MUNRO
Fingal's Weeping