Selected Poems

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Routledge, 2003 - Literary Collections - 96 pages
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Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503-1542), 'the first great english lyric poet' has many accomplishments--among them the introduction into English of the sonnet, terza rima and other Italian verse forms and his reputed romantic entangelment with Anne Boleyn. This book contains a representative selection, from the best-loved writings to those lesser known.

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Contents

Introduction
9
Sonnets
11
Whoso list to hunt
21
My galley charged
22
If waker care
23
You that in love
24
The flaming sighs
25
abide and abide
26
Tangled I was in loves snare
50
When first mine eyes
51
To wish and want and not obtain
52
It may be good
53
My hope alas hath me abused
54
What rage is this?
55
Atmost mischief
56
If with complaint
57

Who hath heard of such cruelty
27
Sighs are my food
28
Songs and Lyrics 18 My lute awake
29
Blame not my lute
30
All heavy minds
32
Ineternum
34
Ah Robin
35
O goodly hand
36
Perdie I said it not
37
Madam withouten many words
38
Patience though I have not
39
They flee from me
41
Once as me thought
42
What death is worse than this?
43
Though I cannot your cruelty constrain
44
And wilt thou leave me thus?
45
Since you will needs
46
There was never nothing
47
Is it possible ?
48
Marvel no more
49
Longer to muse
58
Mistrustful minds be moved
59
What should I say ?
60
If chance assigned
61
Most wretched heart
62
Sufficed not madam
64
Spite hath no power
65
Ye know my heart
66
Process of time
67
Such hap as I am happed in
68
Take heed betime
69
Forget not yet the tried intent
70
Your looks so often cast
71
Ah my heart
72
To make an end
73
If in the world there be more woe
74
Disdain me not without desert
75
Satires and Psalms
16
My own John Poyntz
76
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About the author (2003)

Thomas Wyatt was a 16th-century poet and an ambassador in the service of Henry VIII. Hardiman Scott was a journalist, a BBC correspondent, and a former president of the Suffolk Poetry Society.

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