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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25 30 ROBERT HERRICK DELIGHT IN DISORDER up 35 Come , my Corinna , come ; and coming , mark How each field turns a street , each street a park Made green and trimmed with trees ! See how Devotion gives each house a bough Or branch !
20 HOLY THURSDAY Sweet Smiles , in the night Hover over my delight ; Sweet Smiles , Mother's smiles , All the livelong night beguiles . ' Twas on a Holy Thursday , their innocent faces clean , The children walking two and two , in red ...
165 210 a Half the night I waste in sighs , Half in dreams I sorrow after The delight of early skies ; In a wakeful doze I sorrow For the hand , the lips , the eyes , For the meeting of the morrow , The delight of happy laughter ...
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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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