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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Sweet Thames , run softly , till I end my song ! 5 CALM was the day , and through the trembling air Sweet - breathing Zephyrus did softly play A gentle spirit , that lightly did delay Hot Titan's beams , which then did glister fair ...
15 80 SONG : TO CELIA : 1 prove : try 2 sports : enjoyments 4 our ... sever : will end our pleasure 10 Fame ... toys : reputation and gossip are unimportant 14 So ... wile : kept at a distance by our cunning 85 As if thou , then , wert ...
42 ' She dwelt among the untrodden ways ' 368 She Tells Her Love while Half Asleep 649 She Walks in Beauty 467 " She was a phantom of delight ' 374 Shield of Achilles , The 660 Short Song of Congratulation , A 318 Shut Out That Moon 596 ...
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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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