The Times Book of English Verse
Times Books, 2004 - English poetry - 703 pages
The most comprehensive survey of English Verse available, covering seven centuries, from Chaucer to Heaney, and including longer poems - such as Paradise Lost and The Prelude - in their entirety.
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All things to end are made , The plague full swift goes by - I am sick , I must die : Lord , have mercy on us ! 5 15 METHINKS ' tis pretty sport to hear a child Rocking a word in mouth yet undefiled . The tender racket rudely plays the ...
70 Lord bless thy Chosen in this place , For here thou hast a chosen race : But God , confound their stubborn face , An ' blast their name , Wha bring thy rulers to disgrace And open shame . Lord mind Gaun Hamilton's deserts !
c Thou art indeed just , Lord , if I contend With thee ; but , sir , so what I plead is just . Why do sinners ' ways prosper ? and why must Disappointment all I endeavour end ? Wert thou my enemy , O thou my friend , 5 How wouldst thou ...
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A comprehensive survey of the best poetry writtten in English, ranging across seven centuries from Chaucer to Heaney. Lightly annotated with clear explanations - one of the major advantages of this ... Read full review
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