... a - diddle - dow ! W. Shakespeare IV SUMMONS TO LOVE Phoebus , arise !
And paint the sable skies With azure , white , and red : Rouse Memnon's mother
from her Tithon's bed That she may thy career with roses spread : The 2 BOOK.
That she may thy career with roses spread : The nightingales thy coming each -
where sing : Make an eternal Spring ! Give life to this dark world which lieth dead
; Spread forth thy golden hair In larger locks than thou wast wont before , And ...
There will I make thee beds of roses And a thousand fragrant posies , A cap of
flowers , and a kirtle Embroider'd all with leaves of myrtle . A gown made of the
finest wool , Which from our pretty lambs we pull , Fair linéd slippers for the cold ...
Never believe , though in my nature reign'd All frailties that besiege all kinds of
blood , That it could so preposterously be stain'd To leave for nothing all thy sum
of good : For nothing this wide universe I call , Save thou , my rose : in it thou art ...
Her lips are like two budded roses Whom ranks of lilies neighbour nigh , Within
which bounds she balm encloses Apt to entice a deity : Heigh ho , would she
were mine ! Her neck is like a stately tower Where Love himself imprison'd lies ,
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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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