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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HARK , ALL YOU LADIES THAT DO SLEEP ! 5 But my sun's heavenly eyes View not your weeping , That now lies sleeping Softly , now softly lies Sleeping . Hark , all you ladies that do sleep ! The fairy queen Proserpina Bids you awake ...
Sweet Sleep , with soft down Weave thy brows an infant crown . Sweet Sleep , angel mild , Hover o'er my happy child . And all must love the human form , In heathen , Turk , or Jew ; Where Mercy , Love , and Pity dwell There God is ...
85 40 you a And you with whom I shared an idyll 25 Five years long , Sleep beyond the Atlantic And wake to a glitter of dew and to bird - song . And you whose eyes are blue , whose ways are foam , Sleep quiet and smiling 30 And do not ...
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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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