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It would have been hence a peculiar pleasure and pride to dedicate what I have
endeavoured to make a true national Anthology of three centuries to Henry
Hallam . But he is beyond the reach of any human tokens of love and reverence ;
and I ...
In this reprint additional poems are given representing the latter half of the
nineteenth century . None but Mr. Palgrave could have grouped the newer
poems in the most poetically - effective order , ' as he conceived it , so they have
been added ...
... sweet ; Were it ever so airy a tread , My heart would hear her and beat , Were it
earth in an earthy bed ; My dust would hear her and beat , Had I lain for a century
dead ; Would start and tremble under her feet , And blossom in purple and red .
No sound was heard of clashing wars ; Peace brooded o'er the hushed domain ;
Apollo , Pallas , Jove and Mars , Held undisturbed their ancient reign , In the
solemn midnight Centuries ago ! 10 ' Twas in the calm and silent night ! The
15 20 Triumphal arches gleaming swell His breast with thoughts of boundless
sway : What recked the Roman what befell A paltry province far away , In the
solemn midnight Centuries ago ! Within that province far away Went plodding
home a ...
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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