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Few readers can fail to observe the natural sweetness of the verse , the single -
hearted straightforwardness of the thoughts : —nor less , the limitation of subject
to the many phases of one passion , which then characterised our lyrical poetry ...
Spring , the sweet Spring , is the year's pleasant king ; Then blooms each thing ,
then maids dance in a ring , Cold doth not sting , the pretty birds do sing , Cuckoo
, jug - jug , pu - we , to - witta - woo ! The palm and may make country houses ...
Under the greenwood tree Who loves to lie with me , And tune his merry note
Unto the sweet bird's throatCome hither , come hither , come hither ! Here shall
we see No enemy But winter and rough weather . Who doth ambition shun And
For love is crowned with the prime In spring time , the only pretty ring time , When
birds do sing hey ding a ding : Sweet lovers love the Spring . W. SHAKESPEARE
. 9. PRESENT IN ABSENCE . Absence , hear thou my protestation Against thy ...
Ah ! yet doth beauty , like a dial hand , Steal from his figure , and no pace
perceived ; So your sweet hue , which methinks still doth stand , Hath motion ,
and mine eye may be deceived : For fear of which , hear this , thou age unbred ,
Ere you ...
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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”. Читать весь отзыв
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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 ... Читать весь отзыв
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language
Полный просмотр - 1863