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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If these delights thy mind may move , Then live with me , and be my love . THE PASSIONATE SHEPHERD TO HIS LOVE : 2 prove : try u kirtle : gown 21 swains : young men 10 In summer's heat and mid - time of the day To rest my limbs upon a ...
Venus , the mother of that bastard Love , Which doth usurp the world's great marshal's name , Just with the sun her dainty feet doth move , 31 And unto her doth all her gestures frame ; Now after , now afore , the flattering dame With ...
65 “ To ask or search , I blame thee not ; for heaven Is as the book of God before thee set , Wherein to read His wond'rous works , and learn His seasons , hours , or days , or months , or years : This to attain , whether heaven move or ...
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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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