English poetry

Poems in English

To My Inconstant Mistress

When thou, poor excommunicate From all the joys of love, shalt see The full reward and glorious fate Which my […]

Celia Beeding, To the Surgeon

Fond man, that canst believe her blood Will from those purple channels flow; Or that the pure untainted flood Can […]

The Spring

Now that the winter’s gone, the earth hath lost Her snow-white robes, and now no more the frost Candies the […]

A Cruel Mistress

We read of kings and gods that kindly took A pitcher fill’d with water from the brook ; But I […]

Epitaph for Maria Wentworth

And here the precious dust is laid; Whose purely-temper’d clay was made So fine that it the guest betray’d. Else […]

Secrecy Protested

FEAR not, dear love, that I’ll reveal Those hours of pleasure we two steal ; No eye shall see, nor […]

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