With orient pearl , with ruby red , With marble white , with sapphire blue Her body
every way is fed , Yet soft in touch and sweet in view : Heigh ho , fair Rosaline !
Nature herself her shape admires ; The Gods are wounded in her sight ; And ...
O Love ! has she done this to thee ? What shall , alas ! become of me ? J. LYLYE
. 52 . Pack , clouds , away , and welcome day , With night we banish sorrow ;
Sweet air blow soft , mount larks aloft To give my Love good - morrow ! Wings
The soft complaining flute In dying notes discovers The woes of hopeless lovers ,
Whose dirge is whisper'd by the warbling lute . Sharp violins proclaim Their
jealous pangs and desperation , Fury THE GOLDEN TREASURY . 63.
... copses green Shall now no more be seen Fanning their joyous leaves to thy
soft lays : As killing as the canker to the rose , Or taint - worm to the weanling
herds that graze , Or frost to flowers , that their gay wardrobe wear When first the
Soft silken hours , Open suns , shady bowers ; ' Bove all , nothing within that
lowers . Days , that need borrow No part of their good morrow From a fore - spent
night of sorrow : Days , that in spite Of darkness , by the light Of a clear mind are
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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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