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The English Poets (Volume 2); Ben Jonson to Dryden (Paperback) Loot Price: R551 Discovery Miles 5 510
The English Poets (Volume 2); Ben Jonson to Dryden (Paperback): Thomas Humphry Ward
The English Poets (Volume 2); Ben Jonson to Dryden (Paperback): Thomas Humphry Ward

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The English Poets (Volume 2); Ben Jonson to Dryden (Paperback)

Thomas Humphry Ward

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: To Chloris. [From Madrigals and Epigrams.] See, Chloris, how the clouds Tilt in the azure lists, And how with Stygian mists . Each horned hill his giant forehead shrouds; Jove thund'reth in the air, The air, grown great with rain, Now seems to bring Deucalion's days again. I see thee quake; come, let us home repair, Come hide thee in mine arms, If not for love, yet to shun greater harms. Sonnet To Sir W. Alexander. The love Alexis did to Damon bear Shall witness'd be to all the woods and plains As singular, renown'd by neighbouring swains, That to our relics time may trophies rear: Those madrigals we sung amidst our flocks, With garlands guarded from Apollo's beams, On Ochills whiles, whiles near Bodotria's streams, Are registrate by echos in the rocks. Of foreign shepherds bent to try the states, Though I, world's guest, a vagabond do stray, Thou mayst that store which I esteem survey, As best acquainted with my soul's conceits: Whatever fate heavens have for me designed, I trust thee with the treasure of my mind. VOL. II. Sonnets. [From Flowers ofSion."] Look how the flower which lingVingly doth fade, The morning's darling late, the summer's queen, Spoil'd of that juice which kept it fresh and green, As high as it did raise, bows low the head: Right so my life, contentments being dead, Or in their contraries but only seen, With swifter speed declines than erst it spread, And, blasted, scarce now shows what it hath been. And doth the pilgrim therefore, whom the night By darkness would imprison on his way, Think on thy home, my soul, and think aright Of what yet rests thee of life's wasting day? Thy sun posts westward, passed is thy morn, And twice it is not given thee to be born. For the Baptist. The last and greatest...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Thomas Humphry Ward
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 152
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-79724-5
Barcode: 9780217797245
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-79724-5

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