Or , looking at the Poets who more or less give each portion its distinctive character , they might be called the Books of Shakespeare , Milton , Gray , and Wordsworth . The volume , in this respect , so far as the limitations of its ...
THE Elizabethan Poetry , as it is rather vaguely termed , forms the substance of this Book , which contains pieces from Wyat under Henry VIII . to Shakespeare midway through the reign of James I. , and Drummond who carried on the early ...
W. SHAKESPEARE . 4 . Since brass , nor stone , nor earth , nor boundless sea , But sad mortality o'ersways their power , How with this rage shall beauty hold a plea , Whose action is no stronger than a flower ?
W. SHAKESPEARE . 5. THE PASSIONATE SHEPHERD TO HIS LOVE . Come live with me and be my Love , And we will all the pleasures prove That hills and valleys , dale and field , And all the craggy mountains yield . There will we sit upon the ...
... I do adore thee ; O ! my Love , my Love is young ! Age , I do defy thee O sweet shepherd , hie thee , For methinks thou stay'st too long . W. SHAKESPEARE . 7 . Under the greenwood tree Who loves to lie 14 THE GOLDEN TREASURY . 6.
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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