Fitz-Greene Halleck

(1790-1867 / the United States)

Fitz-Greene Halleck Poems

1. A Poet’s Daughter 9/29/2010
2. A Sketch 9/29/2010
3. Alnwick Castle 9/29/2010
4. Burns 9/29/2010
5. Connecticut 9/29/2010
6. Domestic Happiness 9/29/2010
7. From The Italian 9/29/2010
8. Love 9/29/2010
9. Marco Bozzaris 9/29/2010
10. Music:To A Boy Of Four Years Old, On Hearing Him Play The Harp 9/29/2010
11. On The Death Of Joseph Rodman Drake 9/29/2010
12. On The Death Of Lieut. William Howard Allen, Of The American Navy 9/29/2010
13. Psalm Cxxxviii 9/29/2010
14. Red Jacket 9/29/2010
15. The Field Of The Grounded Arms, Saratoga 9/29/2010
16. The World 9/29/2010
17. The World Is Bright Before Thee 9/29/2010
18. Twilight 9/29/2010
19. Woman 9/29/2010
20. Wyoming 9/29/2010

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Marco Bozzaris

At midnight, in his guarded tent,
The Turk was dreaming of the hour
When Greece, her knee in suppliance bent,
Should tremble at his power;
In dreams, through camp and court he bore.
The trophies of a conqueror;
In dreams his song of triumph heard;
Then wore his monarch's signet ring;
Then pressed that monarch's throne-a king:
As wild his thoughts and gay of wing
As Eden's garden bird.

At midnight, in the forest shades,
Bozzaris ranged his Suliote band,
True as the steel of their tried blades,
Heroes in heart and hand.
There had the Persian's ...

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WILD ROSE of Alloway! my thanks:
Thou 'mindst me of that autumn noon
When first we met upon 'the banks
And braes o'bonny Doon.'

Like thine, beneath the thorn-tree's bough,
My sunny hour was glad and brief,
We've crossed the winter sea, and thou
Art withered,—flower and leaf.

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