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The Poetry of January

George Gordon Byron

JANUARY - the first month of the year in the Gregorian calendar ushers in the New Year. The cold and bleak landscape of winter however provides a rich background for our esteemed poets such as Byron, Longfellow, Cowper and Bronte to offer us their reflections and counterpoints. Among our readers are Richard Mitchley and Ghizela Rowe. The tracks are; January - An Introduction; January 1 1828 By Nathaniel Parker Willis; Written January The 1st, 1792 By Janet Little; Written January 1st 1832 By Henry Alford; Promises That Fail Their Makers Lips By Daniel Sheehan; The Old Year By John Clare; At The Entering Of The New Year By Thomas Hardy; Written During An Aurora Borealis January 7th 1831 By Henry Alford; The Meeting By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; A Sonnet Occasioned....... January 1616 By William Drummond; January 1795 By Mary Darby Robinson; A Tale Founded On A Fact Which Happened In January 1779 By William Cowper; The First Snowfall By James Russell Lowell; Arm The First Rifle Ballad, January 1852 By Martin Farquhar Tupper; On The Discoveries of Captain Lewis, January 14th 1807 By Joel Barlow; A Calendar Of Sonnets - January By Helen Hunt Jackson; Eden In Winter By Vachel Lindsay; It Is Winter By Daniel Sheehan; Sonnet 59 By Henry Alford; Snow Flakes By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Work Without Hope By Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Snow Beneath Who's Chilly Softness By Emily Dickinson; GH On My Thirty Third Birthday, January 22nd 1821 By Lord Byron; January Cold Desolate By Christina Georgina Rossetti; The Farm Woman's Winter By Thomas Hardy; The Winters Are So Short By Emily Dickinson; A Song For January 26th 1824 By Charles Thompson; Ode On The Present Time, 27th January 1795 By Amelia Opie; Winter - My Secret By Christina Georgina Rossetti; Month Of January By Hilaire Belloc; Pray To What Earth Does This Sweet Cold Belong By Henry David Thoreau; January By Alice Carey.

JANUARY - the first month of the year in the Gregorian calendar ushers in the New Year. The cold and bleak landscape of winter however provides a rich background for our esteemed poets such as Byron, Longfellow, Cowper and Bronte to offer us their reflections and counterpoints. Among our readers are Richard Mitchley and Ghizela Rowe. The tracks are; January - An Introduction; January 1 1828 By Nathaniel Parker Willis; Written January The 1st, 1792 By Janet Little; Written January 1st 1832 By Henry Alford; Promises That Fail Their Makers Lips By Daniel Sheehan; The Old Year By John Clare; At The Entering Of The New Year By Thomas Hardy; Written During An Aurora Borealis January 7th 1831 By Henry Alford; The Meeting By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; A Sonnet Occasioned....... January 1616 By William Drummond; January 1795 By Mary Darby Robinson; A Tale Founded On A Fact Which Happened In January 1779 By William Cowper; The First Snowfall By James Russell Lowell; Arm The First Rifle Ballad, January 1852 By Martin Farquhar Tupper; On The Discoveries of Captain Lewis, January 14th 1807 By Joel Barlow; A Calendar Of Sonnets - January By Helen Hunt Jackson; Eden In Winter By Vachel Lindsay; It Is Winter By Daniel Sheehan; Sonnet 59 By Henry Alford; Snow Flakes By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Work Without Hope By Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Snow Beneath Who's Chilly Softness By Emily Dickinson; GH On My Thirty Third Birthday, January 22nd 1821 By Lord Byron; January Cold Desolate By Christina Georgina Rossetti; The Farm Woman's Winter By Thomas Hardy; The Winters Are So Short By Emily Dickinson; A Song For January 26th 1824 By Charles Thompson; Ode On The Present Time, 27th January 1795 By Amelia Opie; Winter - My Secret By Christina Georgina Rossetti; Month Of January By Hilaire Belloc; Pray To What Earth Does This Sweet Cold Belong By Henry David Thoreau; January By Alice Carey.
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JANUARY - the first month of the year in the Gregorian calendar ushers in the New Year. The cold and bleak landscape of winter however provides a rich background for our esteemed poets such as Byron, Longfellow, Cowper and Bronte to offer us their reflections and counterpoints. Among our readers are Richard Mitchley and Ghizela Rowe. The tracks are; January - An Introduction; January 1 1828 By Nathaniel Parker Willis; Written January The 1st, 1792 By Janet Little; Written January 1st 1832 By Henry Alford; Promises That Fail Their Makers Lips By Daniel Sheehan; The Old Year By John Clare; At The Entering Of The New Year By Thomas Hardy; Written During An Aurora Borealis January 7th 1831 By Henry Alford; The Meeting By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; A Sonnet Occasioned....... January 1616 By William Drummond; January 1795 By Mary Darby Robinson; A Tale Founded On A Fact Which Happened In January 1779 By William Cowper; The First Snowfall By James Russell Lowell; Arm The First Rifle Ballad, January 1852 By Martin Farquhar Tupper; On The Discoveries of Captain Lewis, January 14th 1807 By Joel Barlow; A Calendar Of Sonnets - January By Helen Hunt Jackson; Eden In Winter By Vachel Lindsay; It Is Winter By Daniel Sheehan; Sonnet 59 By Henry Alford; Snow Flakes By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Work Without Hope By Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Snow Beneath Who's Chilly Softness By Emily Dickinson; GH On My Thirty Third Birthday, January 22nd 1821 By Lord Byron; January Cold Desolate By Christina Georgina Rossetti; The Farm Woman's Winter By Thomas Hardy; The Winters Are So Short By Emily Dickinson; A Song For January 26th 1824 By Charles Thompson; Ode On The Present Time, 27th January 1795 By Amelia Opie; Winter - My Secret By Christina Georgina Rossetti; Month Of January By Hilaire Belloc; Pray To What Earth Does This Sweet Cold Belong By Henry David Thoreau; January By Alice Carey.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Emily Dickinson, Thomas Hardy, William Cowper, Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe

Length:

49m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:35


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:18


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:39


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:36


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

00:53


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:17


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:42


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:29


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:02


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

00:56


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

02:14


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

02:22


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

02:03


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

02:24


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

01:57


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:01


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:46


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

00:33


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

00:55


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

00:50


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

01:07


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

00:24


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

00:19


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

00:47


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

00:54


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

00:39


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

01:42


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:09


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

01:49


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

00:54


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

01:11


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

02:49


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

00:26


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

00:08