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And emperor - like decore With diadem of pearl thy temples fair : Chase hence
the ugly night Which serves but to make dear thy glorious light . - This is that
happy morn , That day , long - wished day Of all my life so dark , ( If cruel stars
have not ...
A gown made of the finest wool , Which from our pretty lambs we pull , Fair linéd
slippers for the cold , With buckles of the purest gold . A belt of straw and ivy buds
With coral clasps and amber studs : And if these pleasures may thee move ...
To me , fair Friend , you never can be old , For as you were when first your eye I
eyed Such seems your beauty still . Three winters cold Have from the forests
shook three summers ' pride ; Three beauteous springs to yellow autumn turn'd In
Diaphenia like the spreading roses , That in thy sweets all sweets encloses , Fair
sweet , how I do love thee ! I do love thee as each flower Loves the sun's life -
giving power ; For dead , thy breath to life might move me Diaphenia like to all ...
Her neck is like a stately tower Where Love himself imprison'd lies , To watch for
glances every hour From her divine and sacred eyes : Heigh ho , fair Rosaline !
Her paps are centres of delight , Her breasts are orbs of heavenly frame , Where
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An updated version including some more modern poems. Among many favourites, it includes Ben Jonson's “Hymn to Diana”, one of the most perfect lyrics in the English language (you can recite it to the moon, and I have been known to), and “It is not growing like a tree”. Читати огляд повністю
LibraryThing ReviewРецензія користувача - chibitika - LibraryThing
English poetry from the 1500's through the 1800's. Dedicated to Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland from 1850-1892. It has end notes with lots of extra information, an index of ... Читати огляд повністю
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language
Повний перегляд - 1863