English poetry

Poems in English

Tom May’s Death

As one put drunk into the Packet-boat, Tom May was hurry’d hence and did not know’t. But was amaz’d on […]

Clorinda And Damon

C. Damon come drive thy flocks this way. D. No : ’tis too late they went astray. C. I have […]

The Death of Cromwell

A Poem upon the Death of His Late Highness the Lord Protector That Providence which had so long the care […]

Hortus

Quisnam adeo, mortale genus, praecordia versat: Heu Palmae, Laurique furor, vel simplicis Herbae! Arbor ut indomitos ornet vix una labores; […]

On A Drop Of Dew

See how the Orient Dew, Shed from the Bosom of the Morn Into the blowing Roses, Yet careless of its […]

The Unfortunate Lover

Alas, how pleasant are their dayes With whom the Infant Love yet playes! Sorted by pairs, they still are seen […]

Upon An Eunuch; A Poet. Fragment

Nec sterilem te crede; Licet, mulieribus exul, Falcem virginiae nequeas immitere messi, Et nostro peccare modo. Tibi Fama perenne Praegnabit; […]

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