English poetry

Poems in English


On Hearing

O stay, harmonious and sweet sounds, that die In the long vaultings of this ancient fane! Stay, for I may […]

Time and Grief

O TIME! who know’st a lenient hand to lay Softest on sorrow’s wound, and slowly thence (Lulling to sad repose […]

Sonnet: July 18th 1787

O Time! who know’st a lenient hand to lay Softest on sorrow’s wound, and slowly thence (Lulling to sad repose […]

XII. Written at a Convent

IF chance some pensive stranger, hither led, His bosom glowing from majestic views, The gorgeous dome, or the proud landscape’s […]

XI. Written at Ostend

HOW sweet the tuneful bells’ responsive peal! As when, at opening morn, the fragrant breeze Breathes on the trembling sense […]

Bereavement

Whose was that gentle voice, that, whispering sweet, Promised methought long days of bliss sincere! Soothing it stole on my […]

To a Friend

Go, then, and join the murmuring city’s throng! Me thou dost leave to solitude and tears; To busy phantasies, and […]

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