... Heigh ho , fair Rosaline ; deigh ho , my heart ! would God that she were mine T.
Lodge XX COLIN Beauty sat bathing by a spring Where fairest shades did hide
her ; The winds blew calm , the birds did sing , The cool streams ran beside her .
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 ...
Love , whose month is ever May , Spied a blossom passing fair Playing in the
wanton air : Through the velvet leaves the wind , All unseen , ' gan passage find :
That the lover , sick to death , Wish'd himself the heaven's breath . Air , quoth he ...
Wings from the wind to please her mind Notes from the lark I'll borrow ; Bird ,
prune thy wing , nightingale sing , To give my Love good - morrow ; To give my
Love good - morrow Notes from them both I'll borrow . Wake from thy nest , Robin
- red ...
Those souls which vice's moody mists most blind , Blind Fortune , blindly , most
their friend doth prove ; And they who thee , poor idol Virtue ! love , Ply like a
feather toss'd by storm and wind . Ah ! if a Providence doth sway this all Why
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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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