English poetry

Poems in English

The Match

Nature had long a Treasure made Of all her choisest store; Fearing, when She should be decay’d, To beg in […]


Where the remote Bermudas ride In th’ Oceans bosome unespy’d, From a small Boat, that row’d along, The listning Winds […]

The Character Of Holland

Holland, that scarce deserves the name of Land, As but th’Off-scouring of the Brittish Sand; And so much Earth as […]

A Poem Upon The Death Of O. C

That Providence which had so long the care Of Cromwell’s head, and numbred ev’ry hair, Now in its self (the […]

The Gallery

Clora come view my Soul, and tell Whether I have contriv’d it well. Now all its several lodgings lye Compos’d […]

The Definition Of Love

My love is of a birth as rare As ’tis for object strange and high: It was begotten by Despair […]

The Mower’s Song

My Mind was once the true survey Of all these Medows fresh and gay; And in the greenness of the […]

Young Love

Come little Infant, Love me now, While thine unsuspected years Clear thine aged Fathers brow From cold Jealousie and Fears. […]

Senec. Traged. Ex Thyeste Chor.2

Translated. Senec. Traged. ex Thyeste Chor.2. Stet quicunque volet potens Aulae culmine lubrico &c. Climb at Court for me that […]

Edmundi Trotii Epitaphium

Charissimo Filio Edmundo Trotio Posuimus Pater & Mater Frustra superstites. Legite Parentes, vanissimus hominum ordo, Figuli Filiorum, Substructores Hominum, Fartores […]


Cernis ut Eio descendat Gemmula Roris, Inque Rosas roseo transfluat orta sinu. Sollicita Flores stant ambitione supini, Et certant foliis […]

The Fair Singer

To make a final conquest of all me, Love did compose so sweet an Enemy, In whom both Beauties to […]

Daphnis And Chloe

Daphnis must from Chloe part: Now is come the dismal Hour That must all his Hopes devour, All his Labour, […]

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