Andrew Marvell

(31 March 1621 – 16 August 1678 / Yorkshire, England)

Andrew Marvell Poems

1. In The French Translation Of Lucan, By Monsieur De Brebeuf Are These Verses 12/31/2002
2. Senec. Traged. Ex Thyeste Chor.2 12/31/2002
3. Inscribenda Luparae 12/31/2002
4. To His Worthy Friend Doctor Witty Upon His Translation Of The Popular Errors 12/31/2002
5. Upon The Hill And Grove At Bill-Borow 12/31/2002
6. The Picture Of Little T. C. In A Prospect Of Flowers 1/4/2003
7. To Christina, Queen Of Sweden 1/3/2003
8. To His Noble Friend, Mr. Richard Lovelace, Upon His Poems 1/3/2003
9. Tom May's Death 12/31/2002
10. The Character Of Holland 12/31/2002
11. On The Victory Obtained By Blake Over The Spaniards, In The Bay Of Scanctacruze, In The Island Of Teneriff.1657 12/31/2002
12. The Gallery 12/31/2002
13. The First Anniversary Of The Government Under O.C. 12/31/2002
14. Upon An Eunuch; A Poet. Fragment 12/31/2002
15. Fleckno, An English Priest At Rome 1/3/2003
16. The Death Of Cromwell 1/3/2003
17. To Songs At The Marriage Of The Lord Fauconberg And The Lady Mary Cromwell 12/31/2002
18. The Mower's Song 12/31/2002
19. The Coronet 12/31/2002
20. Mourning 12/31/2002
21. The Mower To The Glow-Worms 1/1/2004
22. Last Instructions To A Painter 1/3/2003
23. On Mr. Milton's Paradise Lost 12/31/2002
24. The Nymph Complaining For The Death Of Her Fawn 1/3/2003
25. The Match 12/31/2002
26. Upon Appleton House, To My Lord Fairfax 12/31/2002
27. The Fair Singer 12/31/2002
28. A Dialogue Between Thyrsis And Dorinda 12/31/2002
29. Cromwell's Return 1/3/2003
30. The Unfortunate Lover 12/31/2002
31. First Anniversary 1/3/2003
32. The Mower Against Gardens 12/31/2002
33. On A Drop Of Dew 12/31/2002
34. Young Love 12/31/2002
35. Music's Empire 1/3/2003
36. An Epitaph 1/4/2003
37. A Garden, Written After The Civil Wars 1/4/2003
38. A Dialogue, Between The Resolved Soul, And Created Pleasure 12/31/2002
39. Daphnis And Chloe 12/31/2002
40. In Legationem Domini Oliveri St. John Ad Provincias Foederatas 12/31/2002

Comments about Andrew Marvell

  • Wayne Kingston (3/23/2016 3:30:00 PM)

    Eyes and Tears....magnificent, truly. Astonishing work +/- 376 years old. OMG, we're so arrogant in our modern elitist conceits.

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  • Sudeep Gyawali (2/11/2010 7:33:00 AM)

    his metaphysical poetry is an example of enlish philosophy presented in conciets

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Best Poem of Andrew Marvell

The Definition Of Love

My Love is of a birth as rare
As 'tis for object strange and high:
It was begotten by despair
Upon Impossibility.

Magnanimous Despair alone.
Could show me so divine a thing,
Where feeble Hope could ne'r have flown
But vainly flapt its Tinsel Wing.

And yet I quickly might arrive
Where my extended Soul is fixt,
But Fate does Iron wedges drive,
And alwaies crouds it self betwixt.

For Fate with jealous Eye does see.
Two perfect Loves; nor lets them close:
Their union would her ruine be,
And her Tyrannick pow'r depose.

And therefore ...

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Facundis dedit ille notis, interprete plumas
Insinuare sonos oculis, & pingere voces,
Et mentem chartis, oculis impertiit aurem.