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They walk in the city / that they have builded, / The city of God / from evil shielded.
—Epigram

The Spirit of Man: An Anthology
In English & French
From the Philosophers & Poets made by the Poet Laureate in 1915 & dedicated by gracious permission to His Majesty The King
 
Edited by Robert Bridges
 
Created in the darkness of the Great War, Bridges collects a book of lights from the literature of his nation and its allies.
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record    Preface
 
LONDON, NEW YORK: LONGMANS, GREEN & Co., 1916
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2010
 

I. Nos. 1–65.
 Dissatisfaction — Retirement — Spiritual Desire — Idea of God — Spiritual Love & Praise.
II. Nos. 66–208.
 The Muses — Beauty is Truth — Fairyland — Romance — Childhood — Ideal Love — Nature — Spring & Lovers — Youth & Age.
III. Nos. 209–341.
 Mortality — Melancholy — Sorrow — Sin — Ethics & Conduct — Philosophies & Humanities.
IV. Nos. 342–449.
 Lovingkindness — Sympathies — Christian Charity — Myths — Christian Virtue — Vocation & Active Virtue — Social Virtue & Freedom — Heroism — The Happy Warrior — Life in Death — The Heavenly Kingdom.


 
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