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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ARTHUR GOLDING From OVID'S METAMORPHOSES more [ ICARUS ] AS SOON AS Minos came a - land in Crete , he by and by Performed his vows to Jupiter in causing for to die A hundred bulls for sacrifice . And then he did adorn His palace with ...
AS YOU CAME FROM THE HOLY LAND ' : 1 the holy land of Walsingham : a village in Norfolk , site of the shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham 31 list : chooses 32 fast : constant 33 dureless : not enduring or lasting ' AS YOU CAME FROM THE ...
160 The grandchild , with twelve sons increased , departs From Canaan to a land hereafter called 156 Egypt , divided by the river Nile See where it flows , disgorging at seven mouths Into the sea . To sojourn in that land He comes ...
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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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