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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FOLLOW thy fair sun , unhappy shadow : Though thou be black as night And she made all of light , Yet follow thy fair sun , unhappy shadow ! 5 But still moves delight , Like clear springs renewed by flowing , Ever perfect , ever in ...
5 If my puffed light be out , give leave to tine My shameless snuff at that bright Lamp of thine ; Oh , what's thy Light the less for lighting mine ? 40 FRANCIS QUARLES If I have lost my Path , great Shepherd , say , Shall I still ...
What Adonais is , why fear we to become ? a The One remains , the many change and pass ; 460 Heaven's light forever shines , Earth's shadows fly ; Life , like a dome of many - coloured glass , Stains the white radiance of Eternity ...
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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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