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
Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College
Vestibulum ante ipsum primisque in faucibus Orci
Virgil's traces are visible in this eighteenth-century poet
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