“On Monsieur’s Departure”: Analysis

The Poem On Monsieur's Departure By Queen Elizabeth I (?) I grieve and dare not show my discontent, I love and yet am forced to seem to hate, I do, yet dare not say I ever meant, I seem stark mute but inwardly do prate*. I am and not, I freeze and yet am burned, …

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“Broken Dreams”: Analysis

The Poem Broken Dreams By W. B. Yeats There is grey in your hair. Young men no longer suddenly catch their breath When you are passing; But maybe some old gaffer mutters a blessing Because it was your prayer Recovered him upon the bed of death. For your sole sake-that all heart's ache have known, …

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“On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer”: Analysis

The Poem On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer By John Keats Much I have travell'd in the realms of gold, And many goodly states and kingdoms seen; Round many western islands have I been Which bards in fealty to Apollo hold. Oft of one wide expanse had I been told That deep-brow'd Homer ruled as …

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