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But he is beyond the reach of any human tokens of love and reverence ; and I
desire therefore to place before it a name united with his by associations which ,
while Poetry retains her hold on the minds of Englishmen , are not likely to be ...
... greatest advantage . In the arrangement , the most poetically - effective order
has been attempted . The English mind has passed through phases of thought
and cultivation sa * various and so opposed during these three centuries of
... thoughts of one great mind , have built up since the beginning of the world . ' As
he closes his long survey , the Editor trusts he may add without egotism , that he
has found the vague general verdict of popular Fame more just than those have ...
Thy silver dishes for thy meat As precious as the gods do eat , Shall on an ivory
table be Prepared each day for thee and me . The shepherd swains shall dance
and sing For thy delight each May - morning : If these delights thy mind may move
Who loves a mistress of such quality , His mind hath found Affection's ground
Beyond time , place , and mortality . To hearts that cannot vary Absence is
present , Time doth tarry . By absence this good means I gain , That I 8 BOOK.
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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 - 1863