... Spring : W. Shakespeare XII PRESENT IN ABSENCE Absence , hear thou this
protestation Against thy strength , Distance , and length ; Do what thou canst for
alteration : For hearts of truest mettle Absence doth join , and Time doth settle .
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 ...
Thou art more lovely and more temperate : Rough winds do shake the darling
buds of May , And summer's lease hath all too short a date : Sometime too hot the
eye of heaven shines , And often is his gold complexion dimm'd : And every fair ...
Sir T. Wya XXIX TO AURORA O if thou knew'st how thou thyself dost harm , And
dost prejudge thy bliss , and spoil my rest ; Then thou would'st melt the ice out of
thy breast And thy relenting heart would kindly warm . O if thy pride did not our ...
W. Shakespeare XXXVIII That time of year thou may'st in me behold When yellow
leaves , or none , or few , do hang Upon those boughs which shake against the
cold , Bare ruin'd choirs , where late the sweet birds sang : In me thou see'st the ...
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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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