Henry Vaughan

(1621 - 23 April 1695 / Brecknockshire, Wales)

Henry Vaughan Poems

1. The Daughter Of Herodias 4/30/2012
2. The Storm 4/30/2012
3. Thou That Know'st For Whom I Mourn 4/16/2010
4. The Shower (I) 4/16/2010
5. Vanity Of Spirit 4/16/2010
6. The Call 4/16/2010
7. The Dwelling-Place 4/16/2010
8. The Dedication 4/16/2010
9. Vain Wits And Eyes 4/16/2010
10. Rules And Lessons 4/16/2010
11. The Incarnation, And Passion 4/16/2010
12. The Night 4/16/2010
13. The Bird 4/16/2010
14. The Pursuit 4/16/2010
15. The Book 4/16/2010
16. Come, Come ! What Do I Here? 4/30/2012
17. Sweet Empty Sky Of June Without A Stain, 4/16/2010
18. Content 4/30/2012
19. The Evening-Watch: A Dialogue 12/31/2002
20. As Time One Day By Me Did Pass 4/30/2012
21. The Relapse 1/3/2003
22. The Shepherds 1/3/2003
23. The Nativity 1/3/2003
24. Mount Of Olives (I) 4/16/2010
25. The Revival 12/31/2002
26. Upon The Priory Grove, His Usual Retirement 1/3/2003
27. Death. A Dialogue 4/16/2010
28. The Timber 1/3/2003
29. The Dawning 4/16/2010
30. And Do They So? 4/16/2010
31. The Morning-Watch 12/31/2002
32. Joy Of My Life While Left Me Here! 4/16/2010
33. Midnight 4/30/2012
34. Boethius, De Consolatione Philosophiae : Liber 2. Metrum 5 4/16/2010
35. A Song To Amoret 4/16/2010
36. Anguish 4/16/2010
37. Cock-Crowing 4/16/2010
38. Son-Days 1/3/2003
39. Unprofitableness 1/3/2003
40. The True Christians 1/3/2003

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  • Melissa Anderson (11/10/2013 11:29:00 AM)

    The picture is not Henry Vaughan, it's John Donne

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Best Poem of Henry Vaughan

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;
5 There, above noise and danger
6 Sweet Peace sits, crown'd with smiles,
7 And One born in a manger
8 Commands the beauteous files.
9 He is thy gracious friend
10 And (O my Soul awake!)
11 Did in pure love descend,
12 To die here for thy sake.
13 If thou canst get but thither,
14 There grows the flow'r of peace,
15 The rose that cannot wither,
16 Thy ...

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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?
Who to secure pious content
Did pitch by groves and wells his tent;
Where he might view the boundless sky,
And all those glorious lights on high;
With flying meteors, mists and show'rs,

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