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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To leave the rest , all liked me passing well , I clinged her naked body , down she fell , Judge you the rest : being tired she bade me kiss , Jove send me more such afternoons as this . 25 SO WELL I love thee as without thee I Love ...
165 15 My face in thine eye , thine in mine appears , And true plain hearts do in the faces rest ; Where can we find two better hemispheres Without sharp North , without declining West ? Whatever dies was not mixed equally ; If our two ...
From rest and sleep , which but thy pictures be , Much pleasure , then from thee much more must flow ; And soonest our best men with thee do go , Rest of their bones , and souls ' delivery . Thou art slave to fate , chance , kings , 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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