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Who loves a mistress of such quality , He soon hath found Affection's ground Beyond time , place , and all mortality . To hearts that cannot vary Absence is Presence , Time doth tarry . By absence this good means I gain , That I can ...
In shadow of a green oak tree Upon his pipe this song play'd he : Adieu Love , adieu Love , untrue Love , Untrue Love , untrue Love , adieu Love ; Your mind is light , soon lost for new love . So long as I was in your sight I was your ...
For if such holy song Enwrap our fancy long , Time will run back , and fetch the age of gold ; And speckled vanity Will sicken soon and die , And leprous sin will melt from earthly mould ; And Hell itself will pass away , And leave her ...
I fondly ask : -But Patience , to prevent That murmur , soon replies ; God doth not need Either man's work , or His own gifts : who best Bear His mild yoke , they serve Him best : His state Is kingly ; thousands at His bidding speed And ...
Where there is no place For the glow - worm to lie ; Where there is no space For receipt of a fly ; Where the midge dares not venture Lest herself fast she lay ; If love come , he will enter And soon find THE GOLDEN TREASURY . 85.
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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