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Now , Flora , deck thyself in fairest guise : If that ye winds would hear A voice
surpassing far Amphion's lyre , Your furious chiding stay ; Let Zephyr only
breathe , And with her tresses play . -The winds all silent are , And Phoebus in his
Since that dear Voice which did thy sounds approve , Which wont in such
harmonious strains to flow , Is reft from Earth to tune those spheres above , 34
THE GOLDEN TREASURY .
-Who listen'd to his voice , obey'd his cry ? Only the echoes , which he made
relent , Rung from their flinty caves , Repent ! Repent ! W. DRUMMOND .
SECOND BOOK , SUMMARY . This division , embracing the THE GOLDEN
... ode And lay it lowly at his blessed feet ; Have thou the honour first thy Lord to
greet , And join thy voice unto the angel quire From out His secret altar touch'd
with hallow'd fire . THE HYMN . It was the winter wild While the THE GOLDEN ...
When such music sweet Their hearts and ears did greet As never was by mortal
finger strookDivinely - warbled voice Answering the stringéd noise , As all their
souls in blissful rapture took : The air , such pleasure loth to lose , With thousand
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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