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. Man 4/16/2010
45. The Retreat 12/31/2002
46. The Star 12/31/2002
47. Etesia Absent 1/3/2003
48. Christ's Nativity 12/31/2002
49. Corruption 4/16/2010
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. Regeneration 1/3/2003
55. Retirement 1/3/2003
56. Childhood 4/16/2010
57. Peace 12/31/2002

Comments about Henry Vaughan

  • RW Vaughan (8/28/2018 11:38:00 PM)

    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 (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

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Best Poem of Henry Vaughan


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,
Subjected hills, trees, meads and flow'rs;
And ev'ry minute bless the King
And wise Creator of each thing.
I ask not why he did remove
To happy Mamre's holy grove,
Leaving the cities of the plain
To ...

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Award, and still in bonds, one day
I stole abroad,
It was high-spring, and all the way
Primros'd, and hung with shade;
Yet, was it frost within,
And surly winds
Blasted my infant buds, and sin