Permit me then to inscribe to yourself a book which , I hope , may be found by
many a lifelong fountain of innocent and exalted pleasure ; a source of animation
to friends when they meet ; and able to sweeten solitude itself with best society ...
The fields breathe sweet , the daisies kiss our feet , Young lovers meet , old wives
a - sunning sit , In every strect these tunes our ears do greet , Cuckoo , jug - jug ,
pu - we , to - witta - woo ! Spring ! the sweet Spring ! T. Nash . B II THE FAIRY ...
... safe - left , shall meet ; My Muse and I must you of duty greet With thanks and
wishes , wishing thankfully ; Be you still fair , honour'd by public heed ; By no
encroachment wrong'd , nor time forgot ; Nor blamed for blood , nor shamed for
The summer's flower is to the summer sweet , Though to itself it only live and die ;
But if that flower with base infection meet , The basest weed outbraves his dignity
: For sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds ; Lilies that fester smell far ...
... cancel all our vows , And when we meet at any time again , Be it not seen in
either of our brows That we one jot of former love retain . Now at the last gasp of
love's latest breath , When his pulse failing , passion speechless lies , When faith
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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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