Your encouragement , given while traversing the wild scenery of Treryn Dinas ,
led me to begin the work ; and it has been completed under your advice and
assistance . For the favour now asked I have thus a second reason : and to this I
... bare : Youth is full of sport , Age's breath is short , Youth is nimble , Age is lame
: Youth is hot and bold , Age is weak and cold , Youth is wild , and Age is tame :
Age , I do abhor thee , Youth , I do adore thee ; O ! my Love , my Love is young !
To mark the choice they make , and how they change , How oft from Phoebus
they do flee to Pan ; Unsettled still , like haggards wild they range , These gentle
birds that fly from man to man ; Who would not scorn and shake them from the fist
The last and greatest Herald of Heaven's Kirg Girt with rough skins , hies to the
deserts wild , Among that savage brood the woods forth bring , Which he more
harmless found than man , and mild . His food was locusts , and what there doth ...
... lay it lowly at his blessed feet ; Have thou the honour first thy Lord to greet , And
join thy voice unto the angel quire From out His secret altar touch'd with hallow'd
fire . THE HYMN . It was the winter wild While the THE GOLDEN TREASURY .
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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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