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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At first Disdain and Pride they fear , Which if they chance to ' scape , Rivals and Falsehood soon appear In a more dreadful shape . 15 By such degrees to Joy they come , And are so long withstood , So slowly they receive the sum ...
Or how shall we gather what griefs destroy , Or bless the mellowing year , When the blasts of winter appear ? TO TIRZAH 30 WHATE'ER is born of mortal birth Must be consumed with the Earth To rise from generation free : Then what have I ...
You must say , when reporting : 15 At five o'clock in the central sector is a dozen Of what appear to be animals ; whatever you do , Don't call the bleeders sheep . a me This is the safety catch , which is always released With an easy ...
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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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