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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HIS GOLDEN LOCKS TIME HATH TO SILVER TURNED ' : 4 youth waneth by increasing : youth is diminished by increasing age 18 ... From THE MIRROR FOR MAGISTRATES 15 ' And with such luck and loss I will content myself , Till tides of turning ...
35 10 Among thy mountains did I feel The joy of my desire ; And she I cherished turned her wheel Beside an English fire . At day - break on a hill they stood That overlooked the moor ; And thence they saw the bridge of wood , A furlong ...
... and by reasonings false From their beginnings , inasmuch as drawn Out of a heart that had been turned aside 290 From Nature's way by outward accidents , And which was thus confounded , more and more Misguided , and misguiding .
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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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