Poetry.net »

Search results for: Author%2527s%2BApology%2BFor%2BHis%2BBook

Yee yee! We've found 223 poems matching Author%2527s%2BApology%2BFor%2BHis%2BBook.

The Author
Charles Churchill
Accursed the man, whom Fate ordains, in spite, And cruel parents teach, to read and write! What need of letters? wherefore should we spell? Why wri...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
The Author to her Book
Anne Bradstreet
Thou ill-form'd offspring of my feeble brain, Who after birth did'st by my side remain, Till snatcht from thence by friends, less wise th...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
The Author to the Reader
Francis Beaumont
I sing the fortune of a luckless pair, Whose spotless souls now in one body be; For beauty still is Prodromus to care, Crost by the sad stars of n...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
The Author Upon Himself
Jonathan Swift
By an old ——pursued, A crazy prelate, and a royal prude; By dull divines, who look with envious eyes On ev'ry genius that attempts to rise; And pau...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
The Author's Early Life
Julia A Moore
I will write a sketch of my early life, It will be of childhood day, And all who chance to read it, No criticism, pray. My childhood days were happ...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
The Author's Farewell to the Bushmen
Henry Lawson
Some carry their swags in the Great North-West, Where the bravest battle and die, And a few have gone to their last long rest, And a few have said:...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
To a Child of Quality, Five Years Old, 1704. The Author then Forty
Matthew Prior
LORDS, knights, and squires, the numerous band That wear the fair Miss Mary's fetters, Were summoned by her high command To show their pas...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
To a Child of Quality, Five Years Old, the Author Suppos'd Forty
Matthew Prior
Lords, knights, and squires, the num'rous band, That wear the fair Miss Mary's fetters, Were summon'd by her high command, To show their passions b...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
To A Lady, Who Invited The Author Into The Country.
Mary Barber
How gladly, Madam, would I go, To see your Gardens, and Chateau; From thence the fine Improvements view, Or walk your verdant Avenue; Delighted, he...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
To A Lady, Who Presented The Author With The Velvet Band Which Bound Her Tresses
George Gordon Lord Byron
This Band, which bound thy yellow hair, Is mine, sweet girl! Thy pledge of love; It claims my warmest, dearest care, Like relics left of saints abo...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
To A Lady, Who Presented To The Author A Lock Of Hair Braided With His Own, And Appointed A Night In December To Meet Him In The Garden
George Gordon Lord Byron
These locks, which fondly thus entwine, In firmer chains our hearts confine Than all th' unmeaning protestations Which swell with nonsense love ora...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
To An Unfortunate Woman, Whom The Author Had Known In The Days Of Her Innocence
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Myrtle leaf, that ill besped Pinest in the gladsome ray, Soiled beneath the common tread Far from thy protecting spray! When the partridge o'er th...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
To C. Lloyd, On His Proposing To Domesticate With The Author
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
A mount, not wearisome and bare and steep, But a green mountain variously up-piled Where o'er the jutting rocks soft mosses creep Or colored lichen...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
To Mrs. King, On Her Kind Present To The Author, A Patchwork Counterpane Of Her Own Making
William Cowper
The Bard, if e'er he feel at all, Must sure be quickened by a call Both on his heart and head, To pay with tuneful thanks the care And kindness of ...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
To One Of The Author's Children
Felicia Dorothea Hemans
On His Birthday, 27 August, 1825. THOU wak'st from happy sleep to play With bounding heart, my boy! Before thee lies a long bright day Of summer...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
To The Author Of 'Hesperides
William Allingham
Hayrick some do spell thy name, And thy verse approves the same; For 'tis like fresh-scented hay,-- With country lasses in't at play. Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
To the Author of a Poem Entitled Succession
Alexander Pope
Begone, ye Critics, and restrain your spite, Codrus writes on, and will for ever write, The heaviest Muse the swiftest course has gone, As clocks r...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
To The Author Of A Sonnet, Beginning, '
George Gordon Lord Byron
Thy verse is 'sad' enough, no doubt: A devilish deal more sad than witty! Why we should weep I can't find out, Unless for thee we weep in pity. Ye...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
To The Author Of The Foregoing Pastoral - (Love And Friendship)
Matthew Prior
By Sylvia if thy charming self be meant; If friendship be thy virgin vows' extent, O! let me in Aminta's praises join, Hers my esteem shall be, my ...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
To The Nightingale, Which The Author Heard Sing On New Year's Day
William Cowper
Whence it is, that amazed I hear From yonder withered spray, This foremost morn of all the year, The melody of May? And why, since thousands would...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
To The Right Hon. The Earl of Orrery, On His Promise To Sup With The Author.
Mary Barber
Tho' the Muse had deny'd me so often before, I ventur'd this Day to invoke her once more. She ask'd what I wanted; I said, with Delight, Your Lords...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
VERSES Occasioned by a Young Lady's asking the Author, What was a Cure for Love?
Thomas Godfrey
From me, my Dear, O seek not to receive What e'en deep-read Experience cannot give. We may, indeed, from the Physician's skill Some Med'cine find t...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Pasha Bailey Ben
William Schwenck Gilbert
A proud Pasha was BAILEY BEN, His wives were three, his tails were ten; His form was dignified, but stout, Men called him "Little Roundabout." HIS...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
La Pipe (The Pipe)
Charles Baudelaire
Je suis la pipe d'un auteur; On voit, à contempler ma mine D'Abyssinienne ou de Cafrine, Que mon maître est un grand fumeur. Quand il est comblé d...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Hesiod: or, The Rise of Woman
Thomas Parnell
What ancient times (those times we fancy wise) Have left on long record of woman's rise, What morals teach it, and what fables hide, What author...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited poetry collection on the web!