Henry Vaughan

(1621 - 23 April 1695 / Brecknockshire, Wales)

Henry Vaughan Poems

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

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  • Haidee Majola (7/12/2018 12:43:00 PM)

    One of the greatest no doubt.

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

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

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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I Walk'D The Other Day

1 I walk'd the other day, to spend my hour,
2 Into a field,
3 Where I sometimes had seen the soil to yield
4 A gallant flow'r;
5 But winter now had ruffled all the bow'r
6 And curious store
7 I knew there heretofore.

8 Yet I, whose search lov'd not to peep and peer

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