... pleasant placeAnd nothing wanting is , save She , alas ! W. DRUMMOND OF
HAWTHORNDEN . 3. TIME AND LOVE . When I have seen by THE GOLDEN
TREASURY . II.
When I have seen by Time's fell hand defaced The rich proud cost of out - worn
buried age ; When sometime lofty towers I see down - razed , And brass eternal
slave to mortal rage ; When I have seen the hungry ocean gain Advantage on the
What freezings have I felt , what dark days seen , What old December's bareness
everywhere ! And yet this time removed was summer's time : The teeming autumn
, big with rich increase , Bearing the wanton burden of the prime Like widow'd ...
Three winters cold Have from the forests shook three summers ' pride ; Three
beauteous springs to yellow autumn turn'd In process of the season have I seen ,
Three April perfumes in three hot Junes burn'd , Since first I saw you fresh which
And when we meet at any time again , Be it not seen in either of our brows That
we one jot of former love retain . Now at the last gasp of love's latest breath ,
When his pulse failing , passion speechless lies , When faith is kneeling by his
bed of ...
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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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