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. Regeneration 1/3/2003
54. The World 12/31/2002
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

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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The Revival

1 Unfold! unfold! Take in His light,
2 Who makes thy cares more short than night.
3 The joys which with His day-star rise,
4 He deals to all but drowsy eyes;
5 And (what the men of this world miss)
6 Some drops and dews of future bliss.

7 Hark! how his winds have chang'd their note,
8 And with warm whispers call thee out.

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