... approve you liars To add more grief to aggravate my sorrow : Still let me sleep , embracing clouds in vain , And never wake to feel the day's disdain .
You talk of wondrous things you seo , You say the sus shines bright ; I feel him warm , but how can he Or 130 THE GOLDEN TREASURY .
I feel him warm , but how can he Or make it day or night ? My day or night myself I make Whene'er I sleep or play ; And could I ever keep awake With me ...
I feel the gales that from ye blow A momentary bliss bestow , As waving fresh their gladsome wing My weary soul they seem to soothe , And , redolent of joy ...
... The generous spark extinct revive , Teach me to love and to forgive , Exact my own defects to scan , What others are to feel , and know myself a Maa .
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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