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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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 ...
Was agitated ; yea , I could almost Have prayed that throughout earth upon all men , By patient exercise of reason made Worthy of liberty , all spirits filled With zeal expanding in Truth's holy light , The gift of tongues might fall ...
10 15 20 25 30 85 That energy by which he seeks the truth , From her that happy stillness of the mind Which fits him to receive it when unsought . Such benefit the humblest intellects Partake of , each in their degree ; ' tis mine To ...
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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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