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For if no use of sense remain When bodies once this life forsake , Or they could no delight partake , Why should they ever rise again ? 115 ' Is it , because we should decline , And wholly from our thoughts exclude Objects that may the ...
The senses are too gross , and he'll contrive A sixth , to contradict the other five , And before certain ... Which , leaving light of nature , sense , behind , Pathless and dangerous wandering ways it takes Through error's fenny bogs ...
90 Others for language all their care express , And value books , as women men , for dress : Their praise is still – the style is excellent : The sense , they humbly take upon contÚnt . Words are like leaves ; and where they most abound ...
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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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