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Before their eyes in sudden view appear 890 The secrets of the hoary deep - a dark Illimitable ocean , without bound , Without dimension ; where length , breadth , and height , And time , and place , are lost ; where eldest Night And ...
1 45 The rising world of waters dark and deep , Won from the void and formless infinite . ... while in my flight 15 Through utter and through middle darkness borne , With other notes than to the Orphean lyre I sung of Chaos and eternal ...
Here is one not long dead ; His dark hearing caught our far wheels , And the choked soul stretched weak hands To reach the living word the far wheels said , The blood - dazed intelligence beating for light , Crying through the suspense ...
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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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