O God ! methinks it were a happy life, To be no better than a homely swain ; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes how they run, — How many make the hour full complete ; How many hours... The World's Best Poetry - Seite 3171904Vollansicht
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Patrick Cheney - 2007
...VI as a Spenserian author-figure, the shepherdking: 'O god! methinks it were a happy life / To be no better than a homely swain; / To sit upon a hill,...now, / To carve out dials quaintly, point by point' (3 Henry VI 2. 5. 21-4). 2I But Richard II warrants close attention as well; the King's commitment...