... roses spread : The nightingales thy coming eachwhere sing : Make an eternal
spring ! Give life to this dark world which lieth dead ; Spread forth thy golden hair
In larger locks than thou wast wont before , And emperor - like decore With ...
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 ...
That it could so preposterously be stain'd To leave for nothing all thy sum of good
: For nothing this wide universe I call , Save thou , my rose : in it thou art my all . W
. SHAKESPEARE . 14 . To me , fair Friend , you never can be old , For as you ...
Diaphenia like the spreading roses , That in thy sweets all sweets encloses , Fair
sweet , how I do love thee ! I do love thee as each flower Loves the sun's life -
giving power ; For dead , thy breath to life might move me Diaphenia like to all ...
... to my soul to bring Oft call that prince which here doth monarchise : -But he ,
grim grinning King , Who caitiffs scorns , and doth the blest surprise , Late having
deck'd with beauty's rose his tomb , Disdains to crop a weed , and will not come .
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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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