... have that which it fears to lose . W. Shakespeare VI 2 Since brass , nor stone ,
nor earth , nor boundless sea , But sad mortality o'ersways their power , How with
this rage shall beauty hold a plea , Whose action is no stronger than a flower ?
So your sweet hue , which methinks still doth stand , Hath motion , and mine eye
may be deceived : For fear of which , hear this , thou age unbred , - Ere you were
born , was beauty's summer dead . W. Shakespeare XIX ROSALINE Like to the ...
XXI À PICTURE Sweet Love , if thou wilt gain a monarch's glory , Subdue her
heart , who makes me glad and sorry : Out of thy golden quiver Take thou thy
strongest arrow That will through bone and marrow , And me and thee of grief
and fear ...
Men , when their affairs require , Must awhile themselves retire ; Sometimes hunt
, and sometimes hawk , And not ever sit anä tail : :If these and such - like you can
bear , Then like , and love , and never fear ! T. Campion XXVII LOVE'S ...
... fear not me ! For who a sleeping lion dares provoke ? It shall suffice me here to
sit and see Those lips shut up that never kindly spoke : What sight can more
content a lover's mind Thar beauty seeming harmless , if not kind ? My words
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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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