Henry Vaughan

(1621 - 23 April 1695 / Brecknockshire, Wales)

Henry Vaughan Poems

41. Love And Discipline 4/16/2010
42. Quickness 4/16/2010
43. They Are All Gone Into The World Of Light 12/31/2002
44. Corruption 4/16/2010
45. Man 4/16/2010
46. The Retreat 12/31/2002
47. The Star 12/31/2002
48. Etesia Absent 1/3/2003
49. Christ's Nativity 12/31/2002
50. The Water-Fall 12/31/2002
51. Silence And Stealth Of Days 1/3/2003
52. I Walk'D The Other Day 12/31/2002
53. The World 12/31/2002
54. Childhood 4/16/2010
55. Retirement 1/3/2003
56. Regeneration 1/3/2003
57. Peace 12/31/2002
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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