Poems

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11.
L'Allegro

HENCE, loathed Melancholy,
............Of Cerberus and blackest Midnight born
In Stygian cave forlorn
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12.
Il Penseroso

HENCE, vain deluding Joys,
............The brood of Folly without father bred!
How little you bested
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13.
An Epitaph On The Admirable Dramatic Poet W. Shakespeare
What needs my Shakespeare for his honored bones
The labor of an age in piled stones?
Or that his hallowed reliques should be hid
Under a star-ypointing pyramid?
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14.
On His Deceased Wife
METHOUGHT I saw my late espoused Saint
   Brought to me like Alcestis from the grave,
   Whom Joves great Son to her glad Husband gave,
   Rescu'd from death by force though pale and faint.
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15.
On The Same
I did but prompt the age to quit their clogs
By the known rules of ancient liberty,
When straight a barbarous noise environs me
Of owls and cuckoos, asses, apes, and dogs;
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16.
Methought I Saw My Late Espoused Saint
Methought I saw my late espoused Saint
Brought to me like Alcestis from the grave,
Who Jove's great Son to her glad Husband gave,
Rescu'd from death by force though pale and faint.
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17.
Another On The Same
Here lieth one who did most truly prove,
That he could never die while he could move,
So hung his destiny never to rot
While he might still jogg on, and keep his trot,
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18.
Sonnet 15
XV

On The Late Massacher In Piemont
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19.
On The Morning Of Christ’s Nativity
I

This is the month, and this the happy morn,
Wherein the Son of Heaven’s eternal King,
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20.
Paradise Regained
THE FIRST BOOK

I, WHO erewhile the happy Garden sung
By one man's disobedience lost, now sing
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