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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All this dark globe the fiend found as he passed , And long he wandered , till at last a gleam Of dawning light turned thitherward in haste His travelled steps : far distant he descries Ascending by degrees magnificent Up to the wall of ...
What Adonais is , why fear we to become ? a The One remains , the many change and pass ; 460 Heaven's light forever ... A light is passed from the revolving year , And man , and woman ; and what still is dear Attracts to crush , repels ...
... the abandoned lasher pass , 95 Have often passed thee near Sitting upon the river bank o'ergrown ; Marked thine ... wanderer ! on thy trace ; And boys who in lone wheatfields scare the rooks I ask if thou hast passed their quiet ...
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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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