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... ye winds would hear A voice surpassing far Amphion's lyre, Your furious
chiding stay; The Golden Treasury.
voice. surpassing. far. Amphion's. lyre,. Your furious chiding stay; Let Zephyr only
breathe, And with her tresses play. — The winds all silent are, And Phoebus in
his chair Ensaffroning sea and air Makes vanish every star: Night like a drunkard
... When immelodious winds but made thee move, And birds their ramage did on
thee bestow. Since that dear Voice which did thy sounds approve, Which wont in
such harmonious strains to flow, Is reft from Earth to tune those spheres above, ...
See how from far, upon the eastern road, The star-led wizards haste with odours
sweet: O run, prevent them with thy humble ode And lay it lowly at his blessed
feet; Have thou the honour first thy Lord to greet, And join thy voice unto the angel
When such music sweet Their hearts and ears did greet As never was by mortal
finger strook— Divinely-warbled voice Answering the stringéd noise, As all their
souls in blissful rapture took : The air, such pleasure loth to lose, With thousand ...
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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