Henry Vaughan

Henry Vaughan

Brecknockshire, Wales
Henry Vaughan
Brecknockshire, Wales
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Henry Vaughan was a Welsh physician and metaphysical poet.

Vaughan and his twin brother the hermetic philosopher and alchemist Thomas Vaughan, were the sons of Thomas Vaughan and his wife Denise (née Morgan) of 'Trenewydd', Newton, in Brecknockshire, Wales. Their grandfather, William, was the owner of Tretower Court.

Vaughan spent most of his ...
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1.
Peace
1 My Soul, there is a country
2 Afar beyond the stars,
3 Where stands a winged sentry
4 All skillful in the wars;
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2.
Corruption
Sure it was so. Man in those early days
Was not all stone and earth;
He shined a little, and by those weak rays
Had some glimpse of his birth.
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3.
Childhood
I cannot reach it; and my striving eye
Dazzles at it, as at eternity.
Were now that chronicle alive,
Those white designs which children drive,
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4.
Retirement
Fresh fields and woods! the Earth's fair face,
God's foot-stool, and man's dwelling-place.
I ask not why the first Believer
Did love to be a country liver?
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5.
Regeneration
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Award, and still in bonds, one day
I stole abroad,
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Comments

RW Vaughan 28 August 2018
Why are you using a picture of John Donne as Henry Vaughan? https: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Donne
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Haidee Majola 12 July 2018
One of the greatest no doubt.
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Melissa Anderson 10 November 2013
The picture is not Henry Vaughan, it's John Donne
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