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Between the acres of the rye These pretty country folks would lie : This carol they
began that hour, How that life was but a flower : And therefore take the present
time With a hey and a ho and a hey-nonino For love is crownéd with the prime In
... or seriousness in reflection, which render their works, although never perhaps
attaining that loftier and finer excellence here required, better worth reading than
much of what fills the scanty hours that most men spare for self-improvement, ...
Anon. x ABSENCE EING your slave, what should I do but tend Upon the hours
and time of your desire? I have no precious time at all to spend Nor services to do
, till you require : Nor dare I chide the world-without-end-hour Whilst I, my ...
Her neck is like a stately tower Where Love himself imprisonod lies, * O To watch
for glances every hour From her divine and sacred eyes : Heigh ho, for Rosaline !
Her paps are centres of delight, Her breasts are orbs of heavenly frame, ...
Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips and cheeks Within his bending sickle's
compass come ; Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks, But bears it out
ev'n to the edge of doom : — If this be error, and upon me proved, I never writ, nor
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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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