... and the Wisdom which comes through Pleasure : —within each book the pieces have therefore been arranged in gradations of feeling or subject .
... to ruminateThat Time will come and take my Love away : -This thought is as a death , which cannot choose But weep to have that which it fears to lose .
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 .
Under the greenwood tree Who loves to lie with me , And tune his merry note Unto the sweet bird's throatCome hither , come hither , come hither !
Love's not Time's fool , though rosy lips and cheeks Within his bending sickle's compass come ; Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks , But bears ...
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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