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Permit me then to inscribe to yourself a book which , I hope , may be found by
many a lifelong fountain of innocent and exalted pleasure ; a source of animation
to friends when they meet ; and able to sweeten solitude itself with best society ...
The fields breathe sweet , the daisies kiss our feet , Young lovers meet , old wives
a - sunning sit , In every street these tunes our ears do greet , Cuckoo , jug - jug ,
pu - we , to - witta - woo ! Spring ! the sweet Spring ! T. NASH . 2. SUMMONS ...
The summer's flower is to the summer sweet , Though to itself it only live and die ;
But if that flower with base infection meet , The basest weed outbraves his dignity
: For sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds ; Lilies that fester smell far ...
And when we meet at any time again , Be it not seen in either of our brows That
we one jot of former love retain . Now at the last gasp of love's latest breath ,
When his pulse failing , passion speechless lies , When faith is kneeling by his
bed of ...
TO MR . LAWRENCE . Lawrence , of virtuous father virtuous son , Now that the
fields are dank and ways are mire , Where shall we sometimes meet , and by the
fire Help waste a sullen day , what may be won From the hard season gaining ?
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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