Poetry.net »

Search results for: Author%27s+Apology+For+His+Book

Yee yee! We've found 20,504 poems matching Author%27s+Apology+For+His+Book.

Gotham - Book II
Charles Churchill
How much mistaken are the men who think That all who will, without restraint may drink, May largely drink, e'en till their bowels burst, Pleading n...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Sonnet On An Old Book With Uncut Leaves
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Emblem of blasted hope and lost desire, No finger ever traced thy yellow page Save Time's. Thou hast not wrought to noble rage The hearts thou woul...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
The Angel In The House. Book I. Canto VIII.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes. I Life of Life What's that, which, ere I spake, was gone: So joyful and intense a spark That, whilst o'erhead the wonder shone, The day...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
The Angel In The House. Book I. Canto X.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes. I The Joyful Wisdom Would Wisdom for herself be woo'd, And wake the foolish from his dream, She must be glad as well as good, And must ...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
The Ghost: Book III (excerpt)
Charles Churchill
... Horrid, unwieldly, without form, Savage, as ocean in a storm, Of size prodigious, in the rear, That post of honour, should appear ...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
The Little Book
John Newton
When the beloved disciple took The angels' little open book, Which by the Lord's command he eat, It tasted bitter after sweet. Thus when the gosp...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Jerusalem Delivered - Book 02 - part 07
Torquato Tasso
LXXXVI "But if our sins us of his help deprive, Of his high justice let no mercy fall; Yet should our deaths us some contentment give, To die, wher...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Paradise Lost: Book 07
John Milton
Descend from Heaven, Urania, by that name If rightly thou art called, whose voice divine Following, above the Olympian hill I soar, Above the fl...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Paradise Lost: Book 12
John Milton
As one who in his journey bates at noon, Though bent on speed; so here the Arch-Angel paused Betwixt the world destroyed and world restored, If ...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
The Athenaid: Volume II: Book the Seventeenth
Richard Glover
Sicinus, long by unpropitious winds Lock'd in Geræstus, to their fickle breath, Half-adverse still, impatient spread the sail. Six revolutions of t...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
The Brus Book XIV
John Barbour
[Edward Bruce goes to Ireland] The erle off Carrik Schyr Edward, That stoutar wes than a libard And had na will to be in pes, Thocht that Scot...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
The Task: Book II, The Time-Piece (excerpts)
William Cowper
... England, with all thy faults, I love thee still-- My country! and, while yet a nook is left Where English minds and manners may ...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
The Task: Book II. -- The Time-Piece
William Cowper
Oh for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity of shade, Where rumour of oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful wa...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
The Task: Book IV, The Winter Evening (excerpts)
William Cowper
Hark! 'tis the twanging horn! O'er yonder bridge, That with its wearisome but needful length Bestrides the wintry flood, in which the moon ...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
The Task: Book V. -- The Winter Morning Walk
William Cowper
‘Tis morning; and the sun, with ruddy orb Ascending, fires the horizon; while the clouds, That crowd away before the driving wind, More ardent as t...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
The Wanderings of Oisin: Book III
William Butler Yeats
Fled foam underneath us, and round us, a wandering and milky smoke, High as the Saddle-girth, covering away from our glances the tide; And those th...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Troilus And Criseyde: Book 03
Geoffrey Chaucer
Incipit prohemium tercii libri. O blisful light of whiche the bemes clere Adorneth al the thridde hevene faire! O sonnes lief, O Ioves doughter ...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Vision Of Columbus - Book 6
Joel Barlow
Naval action of De Grasse and Graves. Capture of Cornwallis.. Thus view'd the sage. When, lo, in eastern skies, From glooms unfolding, Gallia's coa...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
The Convivial Book - Can The Koran From Eternity Be?
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
'Tis worth not a thought! Can the Koran a creation, then, be? Of that, I know nought! Yet that the book of all books it must be, I believe, as a ...Rate it:

(1.00 / 1 vote)
A Book
Emily Dickinson
There is no frigate like a book To take us lands away, Nor any coursers like a page Of prancing poetry. This traverse may the poorest take Without ...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
A Misunderstood Book
Te'Arra Poetry
I'm like a book I want to be touched and understood. I want your arms wrap around my coco butter skin, whispering words that send my heart...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Book Borrower
Robert William Service
I am a mild man, you'll agree, But red my rage is, When folks who borrow books from me Turn down their pages. Or when a chap a boo...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Lover's Gifts XIX: It Is Written in the Book
Rabindranath Tagore
It is written in the book that Man, when fifty, must leave the noisy world, to go to the forest seclusion. But the poet proclaims that the forest h...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
On Looking Through an old Punishment Book [At Eurunderee School]
Henry Lawson
I took the book of punishment, And ran its columns down; I started with an open brow And ended with a frown; I noted long-forgotten names – They to...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
On Receiving A Book From
Sydney Thompson Dobell
Oh, great-eyed contemplation whom I saw Walk by the blue shores of the Northern Sea Leaning upon a giant, who for thee Seemed gentle, while black N...Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)

We need you!

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