English poetry

Poems in English


To a Lady and Her Children

O’erwhelming sorrow now demands my song: From death the overwhelming sorrow sprung. What flowing tears? What hearts with grief opprest? […]

Isaiah LXIII

Say, heav’nly muse, what king or mighty God, That moves sublime from Idumea’s road? In Bosrah’s dies, with martial glories […]

Ode To Neptune

On Mrs. W -‘s Voyage to England. I. WHILE raging tempests shake the shore, While AElus’ thunders round us roar, […]

An Hymn To The Morning

ATTEND my lays, ye ever honour’d nine, Assist my labours, and my strains refine; In smoothest numbers pour the notes […]

A Rebus, By I. B

I. A BIRD delicious to the taste, On which an army once did feast, Sent by an hand unseen; A […]

On Virtue

O Thou bright jewel in my aim I strive To comprehend thee. Thine own words declare Wisdom is higher than […]

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