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... a cheer , That leaves look pale , dreading the winter's near . W.
SHAKESPEARE . 12. A CONSOLATION . When in disgrace with fortune and THE
GOLDEN TREASURY . 17.
... hum Runs through the archéd roof in words deceiving : Apollo from his shrine
Can no more divine , With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving : No nightly
trance or breathéd spell Inspires the pale - eyed priest from the prophetic cell .
So , when the sun in bed Curtain'd with cloudy red Pillows his chin upon an orient
wave , The flocking shadows pale Troop to the infernal jail , Each fetter'd ghost
slips to his several grave ; And the yellow - skirted fays Fly after the night - steeds
... and pale jessamine , The white pink , and the pansy freak'd with jet , The
glowing violet , The musk - rose , and the well - attired woodbine , With cowslips
wan that hang the pensive head , And every flower that sad embroidery wears :
Early or late They stoop to fate , And must give up their murmuring breath When
they , pale captives , creep to death . The garlands wither on your brow ; Then
boast no more your mighty deeds ; Upon Death's purple altar now See where the
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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