A group of poems, including some fragmentary jottings, formerly comprising the leaves of a notebook. These were taken down, arranged and mounted by Edward Marsh. The contents the volume are as follows:
[f.5] Front cover of notebook, signed by Rupert Brooke
[ff.10-11] DINING-ROOM TEA 'When you were there, and you, and you ...'
[ff.28-9] [KINDLINESS] 'When love has changed to kindliness ...' 2 incomplete drafts
[f.32] [A CHANNEL PASSAGE] 'The damned ship lurched and slithered ...'
[f.38] [THE CHARM] 'In the darkness the loud sea makes moan ...'
[f.46] PARALYSIS 'For moveless limbs no pity I crave ...'
[f.49] FLIGHT also titled 'The Tracker' and 'Pursuit' 'Voices out of the shade that cried ...'
[f.50] THE GODDESS IN THE WOOD 'In a flowered dell the Lady Venus stood ...'
[f.52] [SONNET] 'O! Death will find me, long before I tire ...'
[f.54] [FINDING] 'From the candles and dumb shadows ...'
[ff.56-9] [LINES WRITTEN IN THE BELIEF THAT THE ANCIENT ROMAN FESTIVAL OF THE DEAD WAS CALLED AMBARVALIA] 'Swings the road still by hollow and hill ...'
[f.72] [WAGNER] 'Creeps in half wanton, half asleep ...'
[f.78] [THE HILL] 'Breathless, we flung us on the windy hill ...'
[f.79] [SUCCESS] 'I think if you had loved me when I wanted ...'
[f.80] [SONNET] 'I said I splendidly loved you; it's not true ...'
[ff.102-3] [THE ONE BEFORE THE LAST] 'I dreamt I was in love again ...'
[ff.104-6] THE FISH 'In a cool curving world he lies ...'
[f.107] [SONG] here titled 'Love' '"Oh Love" they said "is King of Kings ...'
[ff.109-10] THE LIFE BEYOND 'He wakes, who never thought to wake again ...'
[f.113] MUMMIA 'As those of old drank Mummia ...'
[f.118] JEALOUSLY 'When I see you, who were so wise and cool ...'
[f.122] [SONG] 'Oh! that apple bloom, and the pale spring sun ...'
[f.129] IN FREIBERG STATION 'In Freiburg Station, waiting for a train ...'
[f.135] THE DESCENT 'Because you called, I left the mountain height ...'
[f.145] SONNET REVERSED 'Hand trembling towards hand ...'
[f.146] Back cover of notebook.
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