James Thomson

(11 September 1700 – 27 August 1748 / Ednam in Roxburghshire, Scotland)

James Thomson Poems

1. A Paraphrase On The Latter Part Of The Sixth Chapter Of St Matthew 4/20/2010
2. A Pastoral Between Thirsis And Corydon, Upon The Death Of Damon, By Whom Is Meant Mr. W. Riddell 4/20/2010
3. A Hymn 4/20/2010
4. A Man Perishing In The Snow: From Whence Reflections Are Raised On The Miseries Of Life. 4/20/2010
5. A Summer Noon 4/20/2010
6. An Elegy Upon James Therburn, In Chatto 4/20/2010
7. Care Of Birds For Their Young 4/20/2010
8. Cattle In Summer 4/20/2010
9. Come, Gentle God 4/20/2010
10. Dawn In Summer 4/20/2010
11. Death Of The Stag 4/20/2010
12. Evening In Summer 4/20/2010
13. From Those Eternal Regions 4/20/2010
14. Happiness Of A Country Life 4/20/2010
15. He, When Young Spring Protrudes The Bursting Gems 4/20/2010
16. Insects In Summer 4/20/2010
17. Lisy's Parting With Her Cat 4/20/2010
18. On Happiness 4/20/2010
19. On May 4/20/2010
20. On Mrs Mendez' Birthday, Who Was Born On Valentine's Day 4/20/2010
21. On The Death Of His Mother 4/20/2010
22. On The Death Of Mr Aikman 4/20/2010
23. On The Hoop 4/20/2010
24. On The Report That A Wooden Bridge Was To Be Built At Westminster 4/20/2010
25. Prologue To Mallet's Mustapha 4/20/2010
26. Prologue To Tancred And Sigismunda 4/20/2010
27. Psalm Civ. Paraphrased 4/20/2010
28. Noontide Retreat Of Summer As A Haunt For Meditation 4/20/2010
29. Nothing Formed In Vain 4/20/2010
30. On Æolus's Harp 4/20/2010
31. Scene Between May And June 4/20/2010
32. Sheep-Sheering 4/20/2010
33. Songs In The Masque Of Alfred: To Alfred 4/20/2010
34. Songs In The Masque Of Alfred: To Peace 4/20/2010
35. Stanzas Written By Thomson On The Blank Leaf Of A Copy Of His 'seasons' Sent By Him To Mr. Lyttleton, Soon After The Death Of His Wife 4/20/2010
36. Summer 4/20/2010
37. Sweet Valley, Say 4/20/2010
38. The Happy Man 4/20/2010
39. The Lover's Fate 4/20/2010
40. The Morning In The Country 4/20/2010

Comments about James Thomson

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (9/11/2016 6:58:00 AM)

    nice one.. good to know personal views...10

    Good to stay

    I shall be far away
    Form untruthful way
    Rather it shall be good to stay
    As normal as possible and pray

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Best Poem of James Thomson

In The Train

AS we rush, as we rush in the Train,
   The trees and the houses go wheeling back,
But the starry heavens above the plain
   Come flying on our track.

All the beautiful stars of the sky,
   The silver doves of the forest of Night,
Over the dull earth swarm and fly,
   Companions of our flight.

We will rush ever on without fear;
   Let the goal be far, the flight be fleet!
For we carry the Heavens with us, dear,
   While the Earth slips from our feet!

Read the full of In The Train

Hymn On Solitude

Hail, mildly pleasing solitude,
Companion of the wise and good;
But, from whose holy, piercing eye,
The herd of fools, and villains fly.
Oh! how I love with thee to walk,
And listen to thy whisper'd talk,
Which innocence, and truth imparts,
And melts the most obdurate hearts.

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