THE GOLDEN TREASURY SELECTED FROM THE BEST SONGS AND
LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND ARRANGED WITH
NOTES BY FRANCIS T. PALGRAVE LATE PROFESSOR OF POETRY IN THE
UNIVERSITY OF ...
TO ALFRED TENNYSON POET LAUREATE This book in its progress has
recalled often to my inemory a man with whose friendship we were once
honoured , to whom no region of English Literature was unfamiliar , and who ,
whilst rich in all ...
various and so opposed during these three centuries of Poetry , that a rapid
passage between old and new , like rapid alteration of the eye's focus in looking
at the landscape , will always be wearisome and hurtful to the sense of Beauty .
Went to the ground : and the repeated air Of sad Electra's poet had the power To
save the Athenian walls from ruin bare . J. Milton XCIV ON HIS BLINDNESS
When I consider how my light is spent Ere half my days , in this dark world and
By all the honey'd store On Hybla's thymy shore , By all her blooms and mingled
murmurs dear : By her whose love - lorn woe In evening musings slow Soothed
sweetly sad Electra's poet's ear By old Cephisus deep , Who spread his wavy ...
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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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