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... apace; Honest labour bears a lovely face; Then hey nonny nonny, hey nonny
nonny T. Dekker LV HIS Life, which seems so fair, Is like a bubble blown up in the
air By sporting children's breath, Who chase it every where And 44 The Golden ...
By sporting children's breath, Who chase it every where And strive who can most
motion it bequeath. And though it sometimes seem of its own might Like to an eye
of gold to be fix'd there, And firm to hover in that empty height, That only is ...
Domestic cares afflict the husband's bed, Or pains his head : Those that live
single, take it for a curse, Or do things worse : Some would have children: those
that have them, moan Or wish them gone : What is it, then, to have, or have no
But silly we, like foolish children, rest Well pleased with colour'd vellum, leaves of
gold, Fair dangling ribbands, leaving what is best, On the great writer's sense ne'
er taking hold ; Or if by chance we stay our minds on aught, It is some picture on ...
THE H P.M.N. It was the winter wild While the heaven-born Child All meanly
wrapt in the rude manger lies; Nature in awe to him Had doff'd her gaudy trim,
With her great Master so to sympathize: It was no season then for her To wanton
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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 - 1891