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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Now day is done , and night is nighing fast . Now bring the bride into the bridal bow'rs . The night is come , now soon her disarray , 300 And in her bed her lay ; Lay her in lilies and in violets , And silken curtains over her display ...
645 650 Those blossoms also , and those dropping gums , 630 That lie bestrown , unsightly and unsmooth , Ask riddance , if we mean to tread with ease ; Meanwhile , as Nature wills , night bids us rest . ' To whom thus Eve , with perfect ...
WINTHROP MACKWORTH PRAED GOOD - NIGHT TO THE SEASON Good - night to the Season ! – the rages Led off by the chiefs of the throng , The Lady Matilda's new pages , The Lady Eliza's new song ; Miss Fennel's macaw , which at Boodle's Is ...
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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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