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Francis Turner Palgrave. Εις τον λειμώνα καθίσας , έδρεπεν έτερον έφ ' ετέρω
αιρόμενος άγρευμ ' ανθέων αδομένα ψυχά - - - - TO ALFRED TENNYSON POET
LAUREATE This book in its progress.
TO ALFRED TENNYSON POET LAUREATE This book in its progress has
recalled often to my memory a man with whose friendship we were once
honoured , to whom no region of English Literature was unfamiliar , and who ,
whilst rich in all ...
If this Collection proves a storehouse of delight to Labour and to Poverty , – if it
teaches those indifferent to the Poets to love them , and those who love them to
love them more , the aim and the desire entertained in framing it will be fully ...
Lyrical has been here held essentially to imply that each Poem shall turn on
some single thought , feeling , or situation . In accordance with this , narrative ,
descriptive , and didactic poems , - unless accompanied by rapidity of movement
This also is all he can plead in regard to a point even more liable to question ; —
what degree of merit should give rank among the Best . That a Poem shall be
worthy of the writer ' s genius , — that it shall reach a perfection commensurate
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PollyMoore3 - LibraryThing
An updated version including some more modern poems. Among many favourites, it includes Ben Jonson's “Hymn to Diana”, one of the most perfect lyrics in the English language (you can recite it to the moon, and I have been known to), and “It is not growing like a tree”. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - chibitika - LibraryThing
English poetry from the 1500's through the 1800's. Dedicated to Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland from 1850-1892. It has end notes with lots of extra information, an index of ... Read full review