Take thou of me smooth pillows , sweetest bed , A chamber deaf of noise and
blind of light , A rosy garland and a weary head : And if these things , as being
thine in right , Move not thy heavy grace , thou shalt in me , Livelier than
T. Campion LI BLIND LOVE O m ?! what eyes hath Love put in my head Which
have no correspondence with true sight : Or if they have , where is my judgment
filed That censures falsely what they see aright ? If that be fair whereon my false ...
W. Shakespeare LXIX YOUNG LOVE Tell me where is Fancy bred , Or in the
heart , or in the head ? How begot , how nourishéd ? Reply , reply . It is engender'
d in the eyes ; With gazing fed ; and Fancy dies In the cradle where it lies : Let us
CECILIA'S DAY , 1687 From Harmony , from heavenly Harmony This universal
frame began : When Nature underneath a heap Of jarring atoms lay And could
not heave her head , The tuneful voice was heard from high , Arise , ye more than
Then burning through the air he went And palaces and temples rent ; And
Caesar's head at last Did through his laurels blast . ' Tis madness to resist or
blame The face of angry heaven's flame ; And if we would speak true , Much to
the Man is ...
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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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