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 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 ...
AFTON WATER TAM O'SHANTER A TALE Flow gently , sweet Afton , among thy green braes , Flow gently , I'll sing thee a song in thy praise ; My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream , Flow gently , sweet Afton , disturb not her dream .
346 Spring , the sweet spring , is the year's pleasant king 98 St Agnes ' Eve – Ah , bitter chill it was ! 501 Stand close around , ye Stygian set 462 Steer , hither steer your winged pines 122 Still falls the Rain Still to be neat ...
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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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