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It was a homely and honest picture , and yet it had a light on it , like that light on Frost's poems . It was a poem , that picture . The lines ran together at the right places , the cartwheels flowed into the shed , the lines of the ...
English poets have brought Christmas north . Lankes has brought Gray's Elegy west and south . It was a book of life in its time and place . He makes it a new book of life here and now , for us Americans .
But the great poem remains . It shines lovelier . For it has the light of life upon it . Our life , now . The same old verities are still there . Death is still seen in all its ancient solemnity in an old American propped up in bed with ...
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Read full review