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This also is all he can plead in regard to a point even more liable to question ; --
what degree of meritshould give rank among the Best . That a Poem shall be
worthy of the writer's genius , – that it shall reach á perfection commensurate with
Or looking at the Poets who more or less give each portion its distinctive
character , they might be called the Books of Shakespeare , Milton , Gray , and
Wordsworth , The volume , in this respect , so far as the limitations of its range
Give life to this dark world which lieth dead ; Spread forth thy golden hair In larger
locks than thou wast wont before , And emperor - like decore With diadem of
pearl thy temples fair : Chase hence the ugly night Which serves but to make
W. Shakespeare XLIX THE TRIUMPH OF DEATH Nlonger mourn for me when I
am dead Than you shall hear the surly sullen bell Give warning to the world , that
I am fled From this vile world , with vilest worms to dwell ; Nay , if you read this ...
Lylye LII PACK , ACK , clouds , away , and welcome day , With night we banish
sorrow ; Sweet air blow soft , mount larks aloft To give my Love good - morrow !
Wings from the wind to please her mind , Notes from the lark I ' ll borrow ; Bird ...
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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