English poetry

Poems in English

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 […]

On a Beautiful Landscape

Beautiful landscape! I could look on thee For hours, unmindful of the storm and strife, And mingled murmurs of tumultuous […]

VII. At a Village in Scotland

O NORTH! as thy romantic vales I leave, And bid farewell to each retiring hill, Where thoughtful fancy seems to […]

IV. To the River Wenbeck

AS slowly wanders thy forsaken stream, Wenbeck! the mossy-scatter’d rocks among, In fancy’s ear still making plaintive song To the […]

In Youth

Milton, our noblest poet, in the grace Of youth, in those fair eyes and clustering hair, That brow untouched by […]

Netley Abbey

Fallen pile! I ask not what has been thy fate; But when the winds, slow wafted from the main, Through […]

V. To the River Tweed

O TWEED! a stranger, that with wand’ring feet O’er hill and dale has journey’d many a mile, (If so his […]

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