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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O Mercury , foregoer to the evening , O heavenly huntress of the savage mountains , O lovely star , entitled of the morning , While that my voice doth fill these woeful valleys , Vouchsafe your silent ears to plaining music , Which oft ...
Me seems I see the high and stately mountains , Transform themselves to low dejected valleys : Me seems I hear in these ill - changed forests , The nightingales do learn of owls their music : Me seems I feel the comfort of the morning ...
a a From here through tunnelled gloom the track 626 From shadows of rich oaks outpeer 650 From you have I been absent in the spring 94 Full many a glorious morning have I seen 91 Gather ye rosebuds while ye may 124 Gently dip , but not ...
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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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