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Crabbed Age and Youth Cannot live together : Youth is full of pleasance , Age is
full of care ; Youth like summer morn , Age like winter weather , Youth like
summer brave , Age like winter bare : Youth is full of sport , Age's breath is short ,
But , alack , my hand is sworn Ne'er to pluck thee from thy thorn : Vow , alack , for
youth unmeet ; Youth so apt to pluck a sweet . Do not call it sin in me That I am
forsworn for thee : Thou for whom e'en Jove would swear Juno but an Ethiope ...
... present laughter ; What's to come is still unsure : In delay there lies no plenty , -
Then come kiss me , Sweet - and - twenty , Youth's a stuff will not endure . W.
SHAKESPEARE . 27. WINTER , When icicles hang by the wall And THE
... the ashes of his youth doth lie As the deathbed whereon it must expire ,
Consumed with 28 THE GOLDEN TREASURY.
Time doth transfix the flourish set on youth , And delves the parallels in beauty's
brow ; Feeds on the rarities of nature's truth , And nothing stands but for his
scythe to mow . And yet , to times in hope , my verse shall stand Praising Thy
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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