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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IS IT POSSIBLE ' : 13 so diverse mind : such a wide range of emotions 23 most aloft : highest 27 Whoso list believe : For whoever chooses to believe 28 preve : prove AND WILT THOU LEAVE ME THUS ? ' had learned to know his place and to ...
When she is by , I leave my work , I love her so sincerely ; My master comes like any Turk , And bangs me most severely ; But let him bang his bellyful , I'll bear it all for Sally ; She is the darling of my heart , And she lives in our ...
25 30 When hearts have once mingled , Love first leaves the well - built nest ; The weak one is singled To endure what it ... I leave this notice on my door For each accustomed visitor : – ' I am gone into the fields To take what this ...
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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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