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Nature that heard such sound Beneath the hollow round Of Cynthia's seat the airy region thrilling , Now was almost won To think her part was done , And that her reign had here its last fulfilling ; She knew such harmony alone Could hold ...
In consecrated earth And on the holy hearth The Lars and Lemurés moan with midnight plaint ; In urns , and altars round A drear and dying sound Affrights the Flamens at their service quaint ; And the chill marble seems to sweat , While ...
... twining subtle fears with hope , He wove a net of such a scope That Charles himself might chase To Carisbrook's narrow case ; That thence the Royal actor borne The tragic scaffold might adorn : While round the armed bands Did clap ...
A narrow compass ! and yet there Dwelt all that's good , and all that's fair : Give me but what this ribband bound , Take all the rest the Sun goes round . E. WALLER . 96. TO ANTHEA WHO MAY COMMAND HIM ANY THING , Bid me to live , and I ...
When flowing cups run swiftly round With no allaying Thames , Our careless heads with roses crown'd , Our hearts with loyal flames ; When thirsty grief in wine we steep , When healths THE GOLDEN TREASURY . 97.
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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
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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