And emperor - like decore With diadem of pearl thy temples fair : Chase hence the ugly night Which serves but to make dear thy glorious light . - This is that happy morn , That day , long - wished day Of all my life so dark , ( If cruel ...
In me thou seest the twilight of such day As after sunset fadeth in the west , Which by and by black night doth take away , Death's second self , that seals up all in rest . In me thou seest the glowing of such fire ...
... new wail my dear time's waste ; Then can I drown an eye , unused to flow , For precious friends hid in death's dateless night , And weep afresh love's long - since - cancell'd woe , And moan the expense of many a vanish'd sight .
Care - charmer Sleep , son of the sable Night , Brother to Death , in silent darkness born , Relieve my languish , and restore the light ; With dark forgetting of my care return . And let the day be time enough to mourn The shipwreck of ...
O Love ! has she done this to thee ? What shall , alas ! become of me ? J. LYLYE . 52 . Pack , clouds , away , and welcome day , With night we banish sorrow ; Sweet air blow soft , mount larks aloft To give my Love good - morrow !
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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