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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60 Why are we weighed upon with heaviness And utterly consumed with sharp distress , While all things else have rest from weariness ? All things have rest : why should we toil alone , We only toil , who are the first of things ...
5 PIED BEAUTY And for all this , nature is never spent ; There lives the dearest freshness deep down things ; And though the last lights off the black West went 11 Oh , morning , at the brown brink eastward , springs - Because the Holy ...
All sorts of queer things , 5 Things never seen or heard or written about , Very strange , un - Welsh , utterly peculiar Things . Oh , solid enough they seemed to touch , Had anyone dared it . Marvellous creation , All various shapes ...
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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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