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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15 5 JOHN DYER GRONGAR HILL 5 WHAT is the world itself ? thy world ? – A grave . Where is the dust that has not been alive ? The spade , the plough , disturb our ancestors ; From human mould we reap our daily bread .
30 The storm came on before its time : She wandered up and down ; And many a hill did Lucy climb : But never reached the town . 5 ' Tis past , that melancholy dream ! Nor will I quit thy shore A second time ; for still I seem To love ...
When up the lonely brooks on rainy days Angling I went , or trod the trackless hills By mists bewildered , suddenly ... or , as he stepped Beyond the boundary line of some hill - shadow , His form hath flashed upon me , glorified By the ...
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