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... This thought is as a death, which cannot choose Aook First 3.
This thought is as a death, which cannot choose But weep to have that which it
fears to lose. W. Shakespeare IV. 2 INCE brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor
boundless sea, But sad mortality o'ersways their power, How with this rage shall
Love, whose month is ever May, Spied a blossom passing fair Playing in the
wanton air : Through the velvet leaves the wind All unseen 'gan passage find ;
That the lover, sick to death, Wish'd himself the heaven's breath. Air, quoth he, thy
... those boughs which shake against the cold, Bare ruin'd choirs, where late the
sweet birds sang. In me thou seest the twilight of such day As after sunset fadeth
in the west, Which by and by black night doth take away, Death's Assoo/* First 2I.
Which by and by black night doth take away, Death's second self, that seals up all
in rest. In me thou seest the glowing of such fire, That on the ashes of his youth
doth lie As the deathbed whereon it must expire, Consumed with that which it ...
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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