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Thy pleasing notes be pleasing notes no more , But orphans ' wailings to the fainting ear ; Each stroke a sigh , each sound draws forth a tear ; For which be silent as in woods before : Or if that any hand to touch thee deign ...
The last and greatest Herald of Heaven's Kirg Girt with rough skins , hies to the deserts wild , Among that savage brood the woods forth bring , Which he more harmless found than man , and mild . His food was locusts , and what there ...
But , О the heavy change , now thou art gone , Now thou art gone , and never must return ! Thee , Shepherd , thee the woods , and desert caves With wild thyme and the gadding vine o'ergrown , And all their echoes , mourn : The willows ...
... With eager thought warbling his Doric lay : And now the sun had stretch'd out all the hills , And now was dropt into the western bay : At last he rose , and twitch'd his mantle blue : To - morrow to fresh woods , and pastures new .
Ye curious chanters of the wood That warble forth dame Nature's lays , Thinking your passions understood By your weak accents ; what's your praise When Philomel her voice doth raise ? So when my Mistress shall be seen In sweetness of ...
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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