Alaric Alexander Watts

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Alaric Alexander Watts Poems

1.
On The Death Of A Child

A cloud is on my heart and brow,
The tears are in my eyes,
And wishes fond, all idle now,
Are stifled into sighs;—
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2.
A Christmas Song

The present moment's all our own,
The next, who ever saw! ~ Mickle.

Come, fill me up a brimming cup,
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3.
Invocation To The Echo Of A Sea-Shell

Murmurings from within
Were heard, sonorous cadences, whereby
To his belief the monitor expressed
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4.
I'Ve Roamed The Wide World Over,

I've roamed the wide world over,
From Indus to the Pole;
I've been a general lover,
And loved with all my soul;
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5.
Meet Me At Sunset

Meet me at sunset, the hour we love best,
Ere day's last crimson blushes have died in the west;
When the shadowless ether is blue as thine eye,
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Alaric Alexander Watts (16 March 1797 - 5 April 1864), British poet and journalist, born in London. His life was dedicated to newspaper creation and edition and was seen as a conservative writer. Such a life led him to bankruptcy until a pension was awarded to him by a friend, Lord Aberdeen.

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