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... and I desire therefore to place before it a name united with his by associations
which , whilst Poetry retains her hold on the minds of Eng . lishmen , are not likely
to be forgotten . Your encouragement , ' given while traversing the wild scenery ...
... Youth like summer morn , Age like winter weather , Youth like summer brave ,
Age like winter bare : Youth is full of sport , Age's breath is short , Youth is nimble
, Age is lame : Youth is hot and bold , Age is weak and cold , Youth is wild , and ...
To mark the choice they make , and how they change , How oft from Phoebus
they do flee to Pan ; Unsettled still , like haggards wild they range , These gentle
birds that fly from man to man ; Who would not scorn and shake them from the fist
LXI SAINT JOHN BAPTIST ' HE last and greatest Herald of Heaven's King , Girt
with rough skins , hies to the deserts wild , Among that savage brood the woods
forth bring , Which he more harmless found than man , and mild .
THE HYMN It was the winter wild While the heaven - born Child All meanly wrapt
in the rude manger lies ; Nature in awe to him Had doff'd her gaudy trim , With her
great Master so to sympathize : It was no season then for her To wanton with ...
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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