A LAND DIRGE . Call for the robin - redbreast and the wren , Since o'er shady groves they hover And with leaves and flowers do cover The friendless bodies ...
... With turtle wing the amorous clouds dividing ; And waving wide her myrtle wand , She strikes a universal peace through sea and land .
... timbrellid anthems dark The sable stoléd sorcerers bear his worshipt ark . E He feels from Juda's land The dreaded infant's hand ; THE GOLDEN TREASURY . 61.
He feels from Juda's land The dreaded infant's hand ; The rays of Bethlehem blind his dusky eyn ; Nor all the gods beside Longer dare abide , Nor Typhon ...
Think how many royal bones Sleep within these heaps of stones ; Here they lie , had realms and lands , Who now want strength to stir their hands , Where ...
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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