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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JOHN DONNE 150 THE GOOD - MORROW See how those flowers , that have sweet beauty too , The only jewels that the earth doth wear , When the young sun in bravery her doth woo , As oft as they the whistling wind do hear , Do wave their ...
10 FRO PROMETHEUS BOU'ND : 14 pinions : wings 20 Elysian : delightful , blissful , like Elysium , the Greek Paradise ODE TO THE WEST WIND 1 ENGLAND IN 1819 : 1 An old ... king : George III ( 1738–1820 ) , became insane in 1811 and his ...
“ He shall fear , haply , and be dumb : Then will I lay my cheek To his , and tell about our love , Not once abashed or weak : And the dear Mother will approve My pride , and let me speak . 115 THE WOODSPURGE THE wind flapped loose ...
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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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