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By absence this good means I gain , That I can catch her , Where none can watch
her , In some close corner of my brain : There I embrace and kiss her ; And so I
both enjoy and miss her . Anon , X ABSENCE B EING your slave , what should I ...
... such pleasure loth to lose , With thousand echoes still prolongs each heavenly
close . Nature that heard such sound Beneath the hollow round Of Cynthia's seat
the aery region thrilling , Now was almost won To think her part was done , And ...
Earth , let not thy envious shade Dare itself to interpose ; Cynthia's shining orb
was made Heaven to clear when day did close : Bless us then with wishéd sight ,
Goddess excellently bright . Lay thy bow of pearl apart And thy crystal - shining ...
Some think to lose him By having him confined ; And some do suppose him ,
Poor thing , to be blind ; But if ne'er so close ye wall him , Do the best that you
may , Blind love , if so ye call him , Will find out his way . You may train the eagle
... or bays , And their incessant labours see Crown'd from some single herb or
tree , Whose short and narrow - vergéd shade Does prudently their toils upbraid ;
While all the flowers and trees do close To weave the garlands of Repose .
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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