Poems of Faith
Courier Corporation, Jan 15, 2013 - Poetry - 160 pages
The best-known works of more than 60 British and American poets, written over a period of nearly 400 years, comprise this superb collection of verse. Focusing on poems of faith — inspiring, comforting, and profound works with religious themes and ideals — the volume includes "Holy Sonnets" by John Donne, Ben Jonson's "To the Holy Trinity," "Paradise" by George Herbert, "On His Blindness" by John Milton, as well as poems by Andrew Marvell, Thomas Traherne, Edward Taylor, Samuel Johnson, William Cowper, William Blake, Emily Bronte, Christina Rossetti, Emily Dickinson, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and many others. A rich treasury of stirring verse, this collection is ideal for classroom use or for independent study but will also appeal to lovers of exceptional English and American poetry. Dover original selection of poems from standard editions.
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Anne Bronté 18201849
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Abraham Cowley altar angels Ardelia ask'd behold bless blest blind bliss blood breast Carrion Comfort Christ Christina Georgina Rossetti Christopher Harvey cries cruel doubts dark dear death delight despair Digby Mackworth Dolben divine doubt dust dwell earth eternal eyes faith fast Father fear feet flower Francis Quarles George Santayana Gerard Manley Hopkins give glorious glory God's grace grief hand hath hear heaven hell Henry Vaughan Holy hope Hymn James Clarence Mangan Jesus live Lord lost man's mighty mind Mock moor never night o'er pain peace pleasure praise thee prayed Prayer Robert Bridges shine sinner sins sleep Song soul doth stars strength Sweet Spirit tears thine things Thou art thou didst thou dost thou hast thought throne thy face thy love thy power thy presence thy word trembling trust unto voice walk wealth William Cowper wonders