James Thomson

Ednam in Roxburghshire, Scotland
James Thomson
Ednam in Roxburghshire, Scotland
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A Pastoral Entertainment

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While in heroic numbers some relate
The amazing turns of wise eternal fate;
Exploits of heroes in the dusty field,
That to their name immortal honour yield;
Grant me, ye powers, by the limpid spring
The harmless of the plain to sing,
A wreath of flowers cull'd from the
Is all the my humble muse demands.
Now blithsome shepherds, by the early dawn,
Their new shorn flocks drive to the dewy lawn;
While, in a bleating language, each salutes
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Dr Antony Theodore 25 May 2019
In ancient times so pass'd the smiling hour, When our first parents lived in Eden's bower, E'er care and trouble were pronounced, Or sin had blasted the creation. a very fine poem. tony
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Edward Kofi Louis 25 May 2019
Fields! ! Yields of the country. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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One of the best poems by James Thomson.............................
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