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Thomas Parnell

(1679 - 1718 / Ireland)

Poems of Thomas Parnell

1. 51 Psalm 4/17/2010
2. A Beavy Of The Fair & Gay 4/17/2010
3. A Desire To Praise 4/17/2010
4. A Divine Pastorall 4/17/2010
5. A Dream 4/17/2010
6. A Fairy Tale In The Ancient English Style 4/17/2010
7. A Hymn for Evening 1/3/2003
8. A Hymn for Morning 1/3/2003
9. A Hymn for Noon 1/3/2003
10. A Hymn to Contentment 1/3/2003
11. A Hymn to Contentment 4/17/2010
12. A Impromptu Like Martial 4/17/2010
13. A Night-piece on Death 1/3/2003
14. A Parody Of Donec Gratus Eram In A dialogue Between M--- & His Wife 4/17/2010
15. A Riddle 4/17/2010
16. A Song 4/17/2010
17. A Tavern feast 4/17/2010
18. After The French Manner 4/17/2010
19. An Allegory On Man 4/17/2010
20. An Eclogue 4/17/2010

A Hymn for Evening

The beam-repelling mists arise,
And evening spreads obscurer skies;
The twilight will the night forerun,
And night itself be soon begun.
Upon thy knees devoutly bow,
And pray the Lord of glory now
To fill thy breast, or deadly sin
May cause a blinder night within.
And whether pleasing vapours rise

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