By edited by Charles W. Eliot

The purpose in those 3 volumes of English Poetry has been to offer, so far as the bounds of house allowed, a considerable illustration of the main unusual poets of britain and the US for the final years. between earlier anthologies an extremely extensive reputation has been given by means of the easiest judges to Francis Turner Palgraves Golden Treasury of the simplest Songs and Lyrical Poems within the English Language, first released in 1861; and it's been inspiration most sensible to make that assortment the nucleus of the current one. all of the poems initially chosen by way of Mr. Palgrave have, consequently, been retained, aside from these by means of Milton and Burns, which look within the Harvard Classics within the whole versions of the poetical works of those authors.Contents: Chaucer; conventional Ballads; Sir Thomas Wyatt; George Gascoigne; Anthony Munday; Sir Walter Raleigh; Sir Edward Dyer; John Lyly; Sir Philip Sidney; Thomas resort; George Peele; Robert Southwell; Samuel Daniel; Michael Drayton; Henry Constable; Edmund Spenser; William Habington; Christopher Marlowe; William Shakespeare; Robert Greene; Thomas Campion; Sir Henry Wotton; Ben Jonson; John Donne; William Alexander; Thomas Jordan; Abraham Cowley; Andrew Marvell; John Dryden; Matthew earlier; woman Grisel Baillie; John homosexual; Alexander Pope; Thomas grey and lots of extra.

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T h a t o o n of h e m , in s l e p i n g as he l a y , Him mette 9 5 a wonder dreem, a g a y n 9 6 9 2 the d a y ; Him thoughte a m a n stood b y his b e d d e s s y d e , And h i m c o m a u n d e d , t h a t he sholde a b y d e , A n d seyde h i m t h u s , 'If t h o u t o - m o r w e w e n d e , T h o u shalt be d r e y n t ; 97 m y tale is at an e n d e . ' H e w o o k , a n d tolde his f e l a w e w h a t he m e t t e , A n d p r e y d e h i m his v i a g e for to l e t t e ; 95 98 A s for that d a y , he p r e y d e h i m to a b y d e .

7 3 Dreamed. 7 4 Where. GEOFFREY CHAUCER H e t u r n e d h i m , a n d t o o k of this n o k e e p ; Him 7 6 t h o u g h t e his d r e e m nas b u t a v a n i t e e . T h u s t w y e s in his s l e p i n g d r e m e d h e . A n d atte t h r i d d e t y m e y e t his f e l a w e C o m , as h i m t h o u g h t e , a n d seide, 'I a m n o w s l a w e ; 77 Bihold m y bloody woundes, depe and w y d e ! A r y s u p erly in t h e m o r w e - t y d e , A n d at t h e w e s t g a t e of t h e t o u n , ' q u o d h e , ' A carte ful of d o n g e ther s h a l t o w see, I n w h i c h m y b o d y is h i d ful p r i v e l y ; D o t h i l k e carte arresten b o l d e l y .

Seized. Tortured. Racked. Confessed. To be dreaded. Lie. Towards. Planned. The one. He dreamed. It seemed to him. Drowned. Delay. 9 0 9 5 9 1 9 6 9 2 9 3 9 7 9 4 9 8 42 GEOFFREY CHAUCER H i s f e l a w e , t h a t lay b y his b e d d e s syde, G a n for to l a u g h e , a n d scorned h i m ful faste. ' N o d r e e m , ' q u o d h e , ' m a y so m y n herte a g a s t e , " T h a t I wol lette 98 for to d o m y t h i n g e s . I sette not a s t r a w b y t h y d r e m i n g e s , For swevenes 1 0 0 b e e n b u t vanitees a n d j a p e s .

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