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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I started back , It started back ; but pleased I soon returned , Pleased it returned as soon with answering looks Of sympathy and love . There I had fixed 465 till now , and pined with vain desire , Had not a voice thus warned me ...
Lie close , ' Laura said , Pricking up her golden head : ' We must not look at goblin men , We must not buy their fruits : Who knows upon what soil they fed Their hungry thirsty roots ? ' ' Come buy , ' call the goblins Hobbling down ...
they cried , ' O look at the trees ! With lessened load a few carts creak and blunder , 25 Following along the white deserted way , A country company long dispersed asunder : When now already the sun , in pale display Standing by Paul's ...
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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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