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... Which I new pay as if not paid before : -But if the while I think on thee , dear friend , All losses are restored , and sorrows end . W. SHAKESPEARE . 30. REVOLUTIONS . as the waves make towards the pebbled shore So do our minutes ...
... the honour of the field , That to the sense did fragrant odours yield , All which upon those goodly birds they threw And all the waves did strew , That like old Peneus ' waters they did seem When down along by pleasant Tempe's shore ...
... Smoothly the waters kist Whispering new joys to the mild oceán Who now hath quite forgot to rave , While birds of calm sit brooding on the charmed wave , The stars , with deep amaze , Stand fix'd in steadfast gaze , Bending one way ...
... made But when of old the sons of morning sung , While the Creator great His constellations set And the well - balanced world on hinges hung ; And cast the dark foundations deep , And bid the weltering waves their oozy channel keep .
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 ...
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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