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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My overshadowing spirit and might with thee 165 I send along ; ride forth , and bid the deep Within appointed bounds be heaven and earth ; Boundless the deep , because I Am who fill Infinitude , nor vacuous the space .
545 550 500 He to his own a Comforter will send , The promise of the Father , who shall dwell His spirit within them ; and the law of faith , Working through love , upon their hearts shall write , To guide them in all truth ; and also ...
Thou young Dawn , Turn all thy dew to splendour , for from thee The spirit thou lamentest is not gone ; Ye caverns and ye forests , cease to moan ! 35 Cease , ye faint flowers and fountains , and thou Air , Which like a mourning veil ...
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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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