William Lisle Bowles

(1762 - 1850 / England)

William Lisle Bowles Poems

121. At Malvern 4/16/2010
122. Approach Of Summer 4/16/2010
123. Dover Cliffs 4/16/2010
124. Age 4/16/2010
125. At Tynemouth Priory 4/16/2010
126. Avenue In Savernake Forest 4/16/2010
127. On Leaving A Village In Scotland 4/16/2010
128. Abba Thule's Lament For His Son Prince Le Boo 4/16/2010
129. Languid, And Sad, And Slow, From Day To Day 1/1/2004
130. Death Of Captain Cooke, 4/16/2010
131. Ix. O Poverty! Though From Thy Haggard Eye... 4/16/2010
132. Dirge Of Nelson 4/16/2010
133. A Rustic Seat Near The Sea 4/16/2010
134. Battle Of Corruna 4/16/2010
135. Time And Grief 1/4/2003
136. Elegiac Stanzas 4/16/2010
137. Art And Nature 4/16/2010
138. On A Beautiful Landscape 1/1/2004
139. Associations 4/16/2010
140. Sonnet: Languid, And Sad, And Slow, From Day To Day 1/13/2003
141. Absence 4/16/2010
142. On Hearing 1/1/2004
143. At Dover 4/16/2010

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At Dover

Thou, whose stern spirit loves the storm,
That, borne on Terror's desolating wings,
Shakes the high forest, or remorseless flings
The shivered surge; when rising griefs deform
Thy peaceful breast, hie to yon steep, and think,--
When thou dost mark the melancholy tide
Beneath thee, and the storm careering wide,--
Tossed on the surge of life how many sink!
And if thy cheek with one kind tear be wet,
And if thy heart be smitten, when the cry
Of danger and of death is heard more nigh,
Oh, learn thy private sorrows to forget;
Intent, when hardest beats the storm,...

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To A Friend

Go, then, and join the murmuring city's throng!
Me thou dost leave to solitude and tears;
To busy phantasies, and boding fears,
Lest ill betide thee; but 't will not be long
Ere the hard season shall be past; till then
Live happy; sometimes the forsaken shade
Remembering, and these trees now left to fade;
Nor, mid the busy scenes and hum of men,
Wilt thou my cares forget: in heaviness

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