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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5 Oenone : Fair and fair , and twice so fair , As fair as any may be ; The fairest shepherd on our green , A Love for any lady . 10 5 Paris : Fair and fair , and twice so fair , As fair as any may be ; Thy Love is fair for thee alone ...
“ THOU ART NOT FAIR , FOR ALL THY RED AND WHITE ' “ WHEN THOU MUST HOME TO SHADES OF UNDERGROUND ' : 1 When ... underground : when you die and go to the underworld 3 engirt : encircle 4 lope : Cassiopeia , in Greek myth the mother of ...
As I went down the water side , None but my foe to be my guide , None but my foe to be my guide , On fair Kirconnell Lee ; 15 80 O laith , laith , were our gude Scots lords To weet their cork - heeled shoon !
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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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