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70 75 SO The stars , with deep amaze , Stand fix'd in steadfast gaze , Bending
one way their precious influence ; And will not take their flight For all the morning
light , Or Lucifer that often warn'd them thence ; But in their glimmering orbs did ...
... made But when of old the sons of morning sung , While the Creator great His
constellations set And the well - balanced world on hinges hung ; And cast the
dark foundations deep , And bid the weltering waves their oozy channel keep .
... to those ychain'd in sleep The wakeful trump of doom must thunder through the
deep , With such a horrid clang As on mount Sinai rang While the red fire and
smouldering clouds outbrake : The aged Earth aghast With terror of that blast
Where wereye , Nymphs , when theremorseless deep Closed o'er the head of
your loved Lycidas ? For neither were ye playing on the steep Where your old
bards , the famous Druids , lie , Nor on the shaggy top of Mona high , Nor yet
777 TO CYRIACK SKINNER Cyriack , whose grandsire , on the royal bench Of
British Themis , with no mean applause Pronounced , and in his volumes taught ,
our laws , Which others at their bar so often wrench ; 4 To - day deep thoughts ...
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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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