Into a slumber then I fell , When fond imagination Seemed to see , but could not
tell Her feature or her fashion . But ev'n as babes in dreams do smile , And
sometimes fall a - weeping , So I awaked , as wise this while As when I fell a -
A SUPPLICATION . Forget not yet the tried intent Of such a truth as I have meant ;
My great travail so gladly spent , Forget not yet ! Forget not yet when first began
The weary life ye know , since whan The suit , the service none tell can ; Forget ...
Then can I grieve at grievances foregone , And heavily from woe to woe tell o'er
The sad account of fore - bemoanéd moan , Which I new pay as if not paid before
: -But if the while I think on thee , dear friend , All losses are restored , and ...
... SHAKESPEARE . 50. MADRIGAL . Tell me where is Fancy bred , Or in the
heart , or in the head ? ! How begot , how nourished ? Reply , reply . It is
engender'd in the eyes , With gazing fed THE GOLDEN TREASURY .
... Where oft I gained gifts and goodly grace Of that great lord , which therein wont
to dwell , Whose want too well now feels my friendless case ; But ah ! here fits not
well Old woes , but joys to tell Against the bridal day , which is not long : Sweet ...
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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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