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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Here as I take my solitary rounds , Amidst thy tangling walks and ruined grounds , And , many a year elapsed ... In all my wanderings round this world of care , In all my griefs – and God has given my share - I still had hopes my latest ...
For when our souls have learned the heat to bear , The cloud will vanish ; we shall hear His voice , Saying : “ Come out from the grove , my love and care , And round my golden tent like lambs rejoice . ” ' 20 And so Tom awoke ; and we ...
And when the Sieve turned round and round , And everyone cried , You'll all be drowned ! ' They called aloud , ' Our Sieve ain't big , But we don't care a button ! we don't care a fig ! In a Sieve we'll go to sea !
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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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