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It would have been hence a peculiar pleasure and pride to dedicate what I have
endeavoured to make a true national Anthology of three centuries to Henry
Hallam . But he is beyond the reach of any human tokens of love and reverence ;
and I ...
And if this be true of even mediocre poetry , for how much more are we indebted
to the best ! Like the fabled fountain of the Azores , but with a more various power
, the magic of this Art can conferoon each period of life its appropriate blessing ...
... jealous thought Where you may be , or your affairs suppose , But like a sad
slave , stay and think of nought Save , where you are , how happy you make
those ; So true a fool is love , that in your will , Though you do anything , he thinks
no ill .
W. Alexander , Earl of Sterline XXIII TRUE LOVE. L. ET me not to the marriage of
true minds Admit impediments . Love is not love Which alters when it alteration
finds , Or bends with the remover to remove :O no ! it is an ever - fixéd mark That ...
W. Shakespeare XXIV A DITTY : By just exchange one to the other given : I hold
his dear , and mine he cannot miss , There never was a better bargain driven : My
true - love hath my heart , and I have his . His heart in me keeps him and me in ...
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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
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