English poetry

Poems in English

From The Ladies Defence

Melissa: I’ve still rever’d your Order [she is responding to a Parson] as Divine; And when I see unblemish’d Virtue […]


Why Damon, why, why, why so pressing? The Heart you beg’s not worth possessing: Each Look, each Word, each Smile’s […]

To the Ladies

WIFE and servant are the same, But only differ in the name : For when that fatal knot is ty’d, […]

The Wish

Would but indulgent Fortune send To me a kind, and faithful Friend, One who to Virtue’s Laws is true, And […]