There will I make thee beds of roses And a thousand fragrant posies , A cap of
flowers , and a kirtle Embroider'd all with leaves of myrtle . A gown made of the
finest wool , Which from our pretty lambs we pull , Fair linéd slippers for the cold ...
... a cheer , That leaves look pale , dreading the winter's near . W.
SHAKESPEARE . 12. A CONSOLATION . When in disgrace with fortune and THE
GOLDEN TREASURY . 17.
Love , whose month is ever May , Spied a blossom passing fair Playing in the
wanton air : Through the velvet leaves the wind All unseen ' gan passage find ;
That the lover , sick to death , Wish'd himself the heaven's breath . Air , quoth he ,
That time of year thou may'st in me behold When yellow leaves , or none , or few
do hang Upon those boughs which shake against the cold , Bare ruin'd choirs ,
where late the sweet birds sang . In me thou seest the twilight of such day As after
Call for the robin - redbreast and the wren , Since o'er shady groves they hover
And with leaves and flowers do cover The friendless bodies of unburied men .
Call unto his funeral dole The ant , the field - mouse , and the mole To rear him ...
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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
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