Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

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Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton PC (25 May 1803 – 18 January 1873), was an English politician, poet, playwright, and prolific novelist. He was immensely popular with the reading public and wrote a stream of bestselling novels which earned him a considerable fortune. But, like many authors of the period, his style now seem ...

Edward George Bulwer-Lytton Poems

1.
The Birth Of Love

I.
Like a Star in the seas above,
Like a Dream to the waves of sleep-
Up-up-THE INCARNATE LOVE-
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2.
Epicurean Song

Away with your stories of Hades,
Which the Flamen has forged to affright us-
We laugh at your three Maiden Ladies,
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3.
The Warning Hymn Of The Nazarenes

Around-about-for ever near thee,
God-OUR GOD-shall mark and hear thee!
On his car of storm He sweeps!
Bow, ye heavens, and shrink, ye deeps!
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4.
Anacreontic

In the veins of the calix foams and glows
The blood of the mantling vine,
But oh! in the bowl of Youth there glows
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5.
Invocation To The Spectre Of The Air

Loved alike by Air and Water
Aye must be Thessalia's daughter;
To us, Olympian hearts, are given
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