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O me ! what eyes hath love put in my head Which have no correspondence with
true sight : Or if they have , where is my judgment fled That censures falsely what
they see aright ? If that be fair whereon my false eyes dote , What means the ...
... SHAKESPEARE . 50. MADRIGAL . Tell me where is Fancy bred , Or in the
heart , or in the head ? ! How begot , how nourished ? Reply , reply . It is
engender'd in the eyes , With gazing fed THE GOLDEN TREASURY .
... only superficial schools To dandle fools : The rural parts are turn'd into a den Of
savage men : And where's a city from foul vice so free , But may be term'd the
worst of all the three ? Domestic cares afflict the husband's bed , Or pains his
And though the shady gloom Had given day her room , The sun himself withheld
his wonted speed , And hid his head for shame , As his inferior flame The new -
enlighten'd world no more should need : He saw a greater Sun appear Than his ...
SONG FOR SAINT CECILIA'S DAY , 1687 From Harmony , from heavenly
Harmony This universal frame began : When Nature underneath a heap Of
jarring atoms lay And could not heave her head , The tuneful voice was heard
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LibraryThing ReviewРецензія користувача - PollyMoore3 - LibraryThing
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