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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HENRY HOWARD , EARL OF SURREY 15 WHEN RAGING LOVE WITH EXTREME PAIN ' Forget not then thine own approved , The which so long hath thee so loved , Whose steadfast faith yet never moved , Forget not this ! 20 WHEN raging love with extreme ...
Lives there who loves his pain ! Who would not , finding way , break loose from hell , Though thither doomed ! Thou wouldst thyself , no doubt And boldly venture to whatever place Farthest from pain , where thou mightst hope to change ...
True is , less firmly armed , 430 Some disadvantage we endured and pain , Till now not known , but , known , as soon contemned ; Since now we find this our empyreal form Incapable of mortal injury , Imperishable , and , though pierced ...
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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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