• A Welcome

    WELCOME, welcome! do I sing,
    Far more welcome than the spring;
    He that parteth from you never
    Shall enjoy a spring for ever.... more »

  • Behold, O God!

    BEHOLD, O God! in rivers of my tears
    I come to thee! bow down thy blessed ears
    To hear me, wretch, and let thine eyes
    (which sleep... more »

  • Britannia's Pastorals

    Now as an angler melancholy standing
    Upon a green bank yielding room for landing,
    A wriggling yellow worm thrust on his hook,
    Now in the midst he throws, then in a nook:... more »

  • Memory

    SO shuts the marigold her leaves
    At the departure of the sun;
    So from the honeysuckle sheaves
    The bee goes when the day is done;... more »

  • Song

    FOR her gait, if she be walking;
    Be she sitting, I desire her
    For her state's sake; and admire her
    For her wit if she be talking;... more »

  • The Rose

    A ROSE, as fair as ever saw the North,
    Grew in a little garden all alone;
    A sweeter flower did Nature ne'er put forth,
    Nor fairer garden yet was never known:... more »

  • The Sirens' Song

    STEER, hither steer your winged pines,
    All beaten mariners!
    Here lie Love's undiscover'd mines,
    A prey to passengers--... more »