Henry Vaughan

(1621 - 23 April 1695 / Brecknockshire, Wales)

Henry Vaughan Poems

41. Love And Discipline 4/16/2010
42. They Are All Gone Into The World Of Light 12/31/2002
43. Quickness 4/16/2010
44. Man 4/16/2010
45. The Retreat 12/31/2002
46. The Star 12/31/2002
47. Corruption 4/16/2010
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. Regeneration 1/3/2003
55. Childhood 4/16/2010
56. Retirement 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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Etesia Absent

Love, the world's life! What a sad death
Thy absence is to lose our breath
At once and die, is but to live
Enlarged, without the scant reprieve
Of pulse and air: whose dull returns
And narrow circles the soul mourns.
But to be dead alive, and still
To wish, but never have our will:
To be possessed, and yet to miss;

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