|But happy Thou, ta’en from this frantic age, / Where ignorance and hypocrisy does rage!|
|—On the Death of Mr. William Hervey|
Harvard Classics, Vol. 40
English Poetry I
From Chaucer to Gray
The 293 works in this first part of an extensive anthology include the lengthy Prologue to Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales,” and “Gest of Robin Hood,” as well as over 1,000 footnotes that elucidate regional dialect and obscure words.
NEW YORK: P.F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 1909–14
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2001