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... from his figure , and no pace perceived ; So your sweet hue , which methinks
still doth stand , Hath motion , and mine eye may be deceived : For fear of which ,
hear this , thou age unbred , - Ere you were born , was beauty's summer dead .
... Whom when they saw , they stood amazéd still Their wondering eyes to fill ;
Them seem'd they never saw a sight so fair Of fowls , so lovely , that they sure did
deem Them heavenlŷ born , or to be that same pair Which through the sky draw ...
Wars with their noise affright us ; when they cease , We are worse in peace ;
What then remains , but that we still should cry For being born , or , being born , to
die ? Lord Bacon LVIII THE LESSONS OF NATURE this fair volume which we ...
W. Drummond LX THE WORLD'S WAY TIRE " IRED with all these , for restful
death I cry As , to behold desert a beggar born , And needy nothing trimm'd in
jollity , And purest faith unhappily forsworn , And gilded honour shamefully
BOOK SECOND LXII ODE ON THE MORNING OF CHRIST'S NATIVITY HIS is the
month , and this the happy morn , Of wedded maid and virgin mother born , Our
great redemption from above did bring ; For so the holy sages once did sing That
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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