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αδομένα ψυχαTO ALFRED TENNYSON POET LAUREATE THIS ' HIS book in its.
TO ALFRED TENNYSON POET LAUREATE THIS ' HIS book in its progress has
recalled often to my memory a man with whose friendship we were once
honoured , to whom no region of English Literature was unfamiliar , and who ,
whilst rich ...
For the favour now asked I have thus a second reason : and to this I may add , the
homage which is your right as Poet , and the gratitude due to a Friend , whose
regard I rate at no common value . Permit me then to inscribe to yourself a book ...
confine judgments on Poetry to the selected few of many generations . ...
Throughout this vast and pathetic array of Singers now silent , few have been
honoured with the name Poet , and have not possessed a skill in words , a
sympathy with ...
Lift not thy spear against the Muses ' bower : The great Emathian conqueror bid
spare The house of Pindarus , when temple and tower Went to the ground : and
the repeated air Of sad Electra's poet had the power To save the Athenian walls ...
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LibraryThing ReviewРецензія користувача - PollyMoore3 - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewРецензія користувача - chibitika - LibraryThing
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