English poems to know and love.
Emma Woodhouse was no retiring mouse
Troilus and Cressida, Act III Scene 3
I do believe it, for they pass'd by me
Ulysses suggests that celebrities cannot rest on their laurels.
The Queen and I meet almost every day
Menelaus takes stock
Across the way see San Lorenzo stand
J de S Westbrook on hidden beauties.
The man, O Muse, inform, that many a way
The first lines of the Odyssey, translated by George Chapman in a version admired by Keats
Say not the trouble nought availeth
Optimism and self-help from this principled poet of the Victorian era
This only grant me
Abraham Cowley's country idyll
The thrushes sing as the light is going
Hardy shares his sadness and his flair for nature
The wrath of Peleus' son, the direful spring
A Georgian wit attempts to render the epic of ancient Greece