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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The palm - play , where , despoiled for the game , With dazèd eye oft we by gleams of love Have missed the ball and got sight of our dame To bait her eyes which kept the leads above ; 15 The gravelled ground , with sleeves tied on the ...
This is thy province , this thy wondrous way , New humours to invent for each new play : This is that boasted bias of thy mind , By which one ... Leave writing plays , and choose for thy command Some peaceful province in Acrostic Land .
40 ' Then come home , my children , the sun is gone down And the dews of night arise ; 6 Come , come , leave off play , and let us away Till the morning appears in the skies . ' “ And now beside thee , bleating Lamb , I can lie down and ...
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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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