Fitz-Greene Halleck Poems
- Love ……….. The imperial votress passed on In maiden ...
- Red Jacket COOPER, whose name is with his country's ...
- Marco Bozzaris At midnight, in his guarded tent, The Turk ...
- The Field Of The Grounded Arms...
- Burns WILD ROSE of Alloway! my thanks: Thou 'mindst me of ...
- Woman LADY, although we have not met, And may not meet, ...
- Domestic Happiness I. 'BESIDE the nuptial curtain ...
Fitz-Greene Halleck (July 8, 1790 – November 19, 1867) was an American poet, born and died at Guilford, Connecticut. more »
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……….. The imperial votress passed on
In maiden meditation, fancy free.
Midsummer Night's Dream,
Shall I never see a bachelor of three-score again?
BENEDICT, in Much Ado about Nothing.
WHEN the tree of Love is budding first,
Ere yet its leaves are green,
Ere yet, by shower and sunbeam nurst
Its infant life has been;
The wild bee's slightest touch might wring
The buds from off the tree,
As the gentle dip of the swallow's wing
Breaks the bubbles on the sea.
But when its open leaves have found
A home in the free air,