Samuel Johnson

(1709 - 1784 / Lichfield / England)

Samuel Johnson Poems

1. To Mrs. Thrale On Her Completing Her Thirty-Fifth Year 4/7/2010
2. To Myrtilis - The New Year's Offering 4/7/2010
3. Translation Of A Speech Of Aquileio In The Adriano Of Metastasio 4/7/2010
4. To Miss --, 4/7/2010
5. Written At The Request Of A Gentleman To Whom A Lady Had Given A Sprig Of Myrtle 4/7/2010
6. from The Vanity of Human Wishes 7/28/2016
7. To Lady Firebrace 4/7/2010
8. Parody Of A Translation From The Medea Of Euripides 4/7/2010
9. The Natural Beauty 4/7/2010
10. To Miss Hickman, Playing The Spinet 4/7/2010
11. To Miss---, 4/7/2010
12. Part Of The Dialogue Between Hector And Andromache 4/7/2010
13. The City Of God 4/7/2010
14. On The Death Of Stephen Grey, F.R.S. 4/7/2010
15. Stella In Mourning 4/7/2010
16. Summer 4/7/2010
17. Song 4/7/2010
18. The Young Author 4/7/2010
19. The Winter's Walk 4/7/2010
20. To A Young Lady, On Her Birthday 4/7/2010
21. Winter 4/7/2010
22. Spring 4/7/2010
23. Horace: Book 1, Ode 22 4/7/2010
24. Horace: Book Ii. Ode 9 4/7/2010
25. From Boethius: De Consolatione Philosophiae; Book Ii. Metre 4. 4/7/2010
26. From Boethius: De Consolatione Philosophiae; Book Iii. Metre 5 4/7/2010
27. Gnothi Seauton 4/7/2010
28. From Boethius: De Consolatione Philosophiae; Book Ii. Metre 2. 4/7/2010
29. Anacreon: Ode 9 4/7/2010
30. On Hearing Miss Thrale Consulting With A Friend About A Gown And Hat 4/7/2010
31. On Lyce - An Elderly Lady 4/7/2010
32. From The Medea Of Euripides 4/7/2010
33. Horace: Book Iv. Ode 7 4/7/2010
34. Burlesque 4/7/2010
35. On Seeing A Bust Of Mrs. Montague 4/7/2010
36. From Boethius 4/7/2010
37. Evening Ode 4/7/2010
38. Horace: Book 1, Ode 22 4/7/2010
39. Inspiration 4/7/2010
40. London - In Imitation Of The Third Satire Of Juvenal 4/7/2010

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Best Poem of Samuel Johnson

On The Death Of Mr. Robert Levet, A Practiser In Physic

CONDEMN'D to Hope's delusive mine,
As on we toil from day to day,
By sudden blasts or slow decline
Our social comforts drop away.

Well tried through many a varying year,
See Levet to the grave descend,
Officious, innocent, sincere,
Of every friendless name the friend.

Yet still he fills affection's eye,
Obscurely wise and coarsely kind;
Nor, letter'd Arrogance, deny
Thy praise to merit unrefined.

When fainting nature call'd for aid,
And hov'ring death prepared the blow,
His vig'rous remedy display'd
The power of art without the ...

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Autumn

Alas! with swift and silent pace,
Impatient time rolls on the year;
The Seasons change, and Nature's face
Now sweetly smiles, now frowns severe.

'Twas Spring, 'twas Summer, all was gay,
Now Autumn bends a cloudy brow;
The flowers of Spring are swept away,
And Summer fruits desert the bough.

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