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Anne Kingsmill Finch

(April 1661 - 5 August 1720 / Sydmonton, Hampshire)

Poems of Anne Kingsmill Finch

21. Cupid And Folly 1/1/2004
22. Democritus And His Neighbors 4/16/2010
23. Enquiry After Peace 4/16/2010
24. Fanscomb Barn 4/16/2010
25. For the Better 1/1/2004
26. Fragment 4/16/2010
27. Fragment at Tunbridge-Wells 1/1/2004
28. Friendship Between Ephelia And Ardelia 1/1/2004
29. From The First Act Of The Aminta Of Tasso 1/1/2004
30. Glass 1/1/2004
31. Hope 1/1/2004
32. In Praise Of Writing Letters 1/1/2004
33. Jealousy 1/1/2004
34. Jupiter And The Farmer 4/16/2010
35. La Passion Vaincue 1/1/2004
36. Life's Progress 1/1/2004
37. Love, Death, And Reputation 4/16/2010
38. Man's Injustice Towards Providence 1/1/2004
39. Mercury And The Elephant 4/16/2010
40. Moral Song 1/1/2004

The Phoenix

A Female Friend advis'd a Swain
(Whose Heart she wish'd at ease)
Make Love thy Pleasure, not thy Pain,
Nor let it deeply seize.

Beauty, where Vanities abound,
No serious Passion claims;
Then, 'till a Phoenix can be found,
Do not admit the Flames.

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