Anne Kingsmill Finch
Anne Kingsmill Finch Poems
|81.||For The Better||1/1/2004|
|82.||Democritus And His Neighbors||4/16/2010|
|83.||An Epistle From Alexander To Hephaestion In His Sickness||1/1/2004|
|84.||The Marriage Of Edward Herbert Esquire, And Mrs. Elizabeth Herbert||1/1/2004|
|85.||A Pastoral Dialogue Between Two Shepherdesses||1/1/2004|
|87.||Cupid And Folly||1/1/2004|
|88.||The Cautious Lovers||1/1/2004|
|90.||The Man And His Horse||1/1/2004|
|91.||A Nocturnal Reverie||4/16/2010|
|93.||The Young Rat And His Dam, The Cock And The Cat||1/1/2004|
|94.||An Apology For My Fearfull Temper||1/3/2003|
|95.||A Tale Of The Miser And The Poet||1/1/2004|
|96.||The Dog And His Master||1/1/2004|
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The Dog And His Master
NO better Dog e'er kept his Master's Door
Than honest Snarl, who spar'd nor Rich nor Poor;
But gave the Alarm, when any one drew nigh,
Nor let pretended Friends pass fearless by:
For which reprov'd, as better Fed than Taught,
He rightly thus expostulates the Fault.
To keep the House from Rascals was my Charge;
The Task was great, and the Commission large.
Nor did your Worship e'er declare your Mind,
That to the begging Crew it was confin'd;
Who shrink an Arm, or prop an able Knee,
Or turn up Eyes, till they're not seen, nor see.
To Thieves, ...
The Bird And The Arras
By neer resemblance see that Bird betray'd
Who takes the well wrought Arras for a shade
There hopes to pearch and with a chearfull Tune
O're-passe the scortchings of the sultry Noon.
But soon repuls'd by the obdurate scean
How swift she turns but turns alas in vain
That piece a Grove, this shews an ambient sky
Where immitated Fowl their pinnions ply
Seeming to mount in flight and aiming still more high.