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James Shirley

(September 1596 – October 1666 / London, England)

Poems of James Shirley

1. A Hymn 1/4/2003
2. Cease, Warring Thoughts 1/3/2003
3. Death the Leveller 1/3/2003
4. Death's Final Conquest 4/15/2010
5. Death's Subtle Ways 1/3/2003
6. From Ajax Dirge 5/10/2012
7. On Her Dancing 4/15/2010
8. Peace Restored 1/3/2003
9. Sililoquy On Death 4/15/2010
10. Song of Nuns 1/3/2003
11. The Fair Felon 1/3/2003
12. The Garden 1/3/2003
13. The Glories of our Blood and State 1/1/2004
14. The Last Conqueror 4/15/2010
15. To a Lady Upon a Looking-Glass Sent 1/3/2003
16. To the Painter Preparing to Draw M.M.H. 1/3/2003
17. Two Gentlemen That Broke Their Promise 1/3/2003

Cease, Warring Thoughts

Cease, warring thoughts, and let his brain
No more discord entertain,
But be smooth and calm again.

Ye crystal rivers that are nigh,
As your streams are passing by,
Teach your murmurs harmony.

Ye winds that wait upon the spring,

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