English poetry

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Constancy To An Ideal Object

Since all, that beat about in Nature’s range, Or veer or vanish ; why should’st thou remain The only constant […]

The Improvisatore

Scene A spacious drawing-room, with music-room adjoining. Katharine. What are the words? Eliza. Ask our friend, the Improvisatore ; here […]


In Kцhln, a town of monks and bones, And pavements fang’d with murderous stones And rags, and hags, and hideous […]


Where true Love burns Desire is Love’s pure flame; It is the reflex of our earthly frame, That takes its […]

The Garden Of Boccaccio

[exerpt] Of late, in one of those most weary hours, When life seems emptied of all genial powers, A dready […]

To The Rev. George Coleridge

Notus in fratres animi paterni. Hor. Carm. lib. II.2. A blessйd lot hath he, who having passed His youth and […]

The Knight's Tomb

Where is the grave of Sir Arthur O’Kellyn? Where may the grave of that good man be? By the side […]

The Suicide's Argument

Ere the birth of my life, if I wished it or no No question was asked me it could not […]


The sole true Something This! In Limbo Den It frightens Ghosts as Ghosts here frighten men For skimming in the […]


PART I ‘Tis the middle of night by the castle clock And the owls have awakened the crowing cock; Tu-whit!- […]

Frost At Midnight

The Frost performs its secret ministry, Unhelped by any wind. The owlet’s cry Came loud, – and hark, again! loud […]

The Aeolian Harp

My pensive SARA! thy soft cheek reclined Thus on mine arm, most soothing sweet it is To sit beside our […]

From 'Religious Musings&#039

I THERE is one Mind, one omnipresent Mind, Omnific. His most holy name is Love. Truth of subliming import! with […]

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