Now , Flora , deck thyself in fairest guise : If that ye winds would hear A voice
surpassing far Amphion's lyre , Your furious chiding stay ; Let Zephyr only
breathe , And with her tresses play . -The winds all silent are , And Phoebus in his
... 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 ...
When all about the wind doth blow , And coughing drowns the parson's saw , And
birds sit brooding in the snow , And Marian's nose looks red and raw ; When
roasted crabs hiss in the bowlThen nightly sings the staring owl Tu - whit ! To -
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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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