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 ...
Permit me then to inscribe to yourself a book which , I hope , may be found by many a lifelong fountain of innocent and exalted pleasure ; a source of ...
... however , rather fits a collection aiming at instruction than at pleasure , and the Wisdom which comes through Pleasure : —within each book the pieces ...
... than much of what fills the scanty hours that most men spare for self - improvement , or for pleasure in any of its more elevated and permanent forms .
Come live with me and be my Love , And we will all the pleasures prove That hills and valleys , dale and field , And all the craggy mountains yield .
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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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