Henry James Pye

Henry James Pye Poems

1.
The Triumph Of Fashion

In that bless'd season, when descending snows,
In robes of virgin white, the fields inclose;
When Beaux, and Belles, their rural seat ...
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2.
Carmen Seculare For The Year 1800

I.
Incessant down the stream of Time
And days, and years, and ages, roll,
Speeding through Error's iron clime
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3.
Beauty. Part I.

The various powers by Nature's hand combin'd
To fill with harmony the raptur'd mind;
Whose forms, as diff'rent lustre they i ...
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4.
Amusement

By gay Amusement's soul-subduing power
To chear the mournful or the vacant hour,
In fancy's freakful gambols to delight,
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5.
Beauty. Part Ii

Of all that Nature's rural prospects yield,
The chrystal fountain and the flow'ry field,
Enough, my Muse!—the force of Beauty trace
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Henry James Pye was an English poet. Pye was Poet Laureate from 1790 until his death. He was the first poet laureate to receive a fixed salary of £27 instead of the historic tierce of Canary wine (though it was still a fairly nominal payment; then as now the Poet Laureate had to look to extra sales generated by the prestige of the office to make si ...

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