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But it is not anticipated , nor is it possible , that all readers shall think the line
accurately drawn . Some poems , as Gray's Elegy , ' the Allegro and Penseroso , '
Wordsworth's ' Ruth ' or Campbell's ' Lord Ullin , ' might be > A rigidly
And yet this time removed was summer's time ; 5 The teeming autumn , big with
rich increase , Bearing the wanton burden of the prime Like widow'd wombs after
their lords ' decease : Yet this abundant issue seem'd to me But hope of orphans
... themselves as stone , Unmovéd , cold , and to temptation slow ,5 They rightly
do inherit Heaven's graces , And husband nature's riches from expense ; They
are the lords and owners of their faces , Others , but stewards of their excellence .
Of that great lord , which therein wont to dwell , Whose want too well now feels
my friendless case ; But ah ! here fits not well 141 Old woes , but joys , to tell
Against the bridal day , which is not long : Sweet Thames ! run softly , till I end my
... when they cease , We are worse in peace ;What then remains , but that we still
should cry Not to be born , or , being born , to die ? LORD BACON . 30 58 5 11
THE LESSONS OF NATURE Of this fair LORD BACON 39.
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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
Полный просмотр - 1863