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Author: channing, william
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Channing (1817-1901), William Ellery    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Channing Ii, William Ellery
9 poems available by this author


A POET'S HOPE    Poem Text    
First Line: Lady, there is a hope that all men have
Last Line: If my bark sinks, 'tis to another sea.


EDITH    Poem Text    
First Line: Edith, the silent stars are coldly gleaming
Last Line: Thy sweetness stills to rest the winter's pain.


HYMN OF THE EARTH    Poem Text    
First Line: My highway is unfeatured air
Last Line: Are mirrored in its round abode.
Subject(s): Earth; World


NO ONE BULL-DOG YET COULD EAT       


SEA SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: Our boat to the waves go free
Last Line: Fear not we the whirl of the gale.
Subject(s): Sea; Ships & Shipping; Storms; Ocean


SLEEPY HOLLOW    Poem Text    
First Line: No abbey's gloom, nor dark cathedral
Last Line: God's mercy in thy thought and life confest
Subject(s): Concord, Massachusetts; Death; Dead, The


TEARS IN SPRING    Poem Text    
First Line: The swallow is flying over
Last Line: To the spring that comes and kisses his feet.


THE BARREN MOORS    Poem Text    
First Line: On your bare rocks, o barren moors
Last Line: To stand between two silent floors.


WALDEN LAKE    Poem Text    
First Line: It is not far beyond the village church
Last Line: And with those virtues which are like the stars!
Variant Title(s): Walden
Subject(s): Concord, Massachusetts; Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862); Walden Pond, Massachusetts



Gannett, William Channing    Poet's Biography
7 poems available by this author


A MOTHER'S BREAST    Poem Text    
First Line: When among all life's miracles I try
Last Line: Makes gentlest landfall on a mother's breast.
Subject(s): Mothers


AUNT PHILLIS'S GUEST; ST HELENA ISLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA, 1863    Poem Text    
First Line: I was young and 'harry' was strong
Last Line: Outshines the best that we think we see.
Subject(s): Consolation


IN TWOS    Poem Text    
First Line: Somewhere in the world there hide
Last Line: Then two at the heart of all!
Subject(s): Love - Marital; Marriage; Wedded Love; Marriage - Love; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


MARY'S MANGER-SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: Sleep, my little jesus
Last Line: Sleep, my jesus, sheep!


SUNDAY ON THE HILL-TOP    Poem Text    
First Line: Only ten miles from the city
Last Line: When it cannot be lifted away?
Subject(s): Milton, Massachusetts


THE HILLS OF THE LORD    Poem Text    
First Line: God ploughed one day with an earthquake
Last Line: And his peace everlasting to me.
Subject(s): God; Religion; Theology


THE STREAM OF FAITH    Poem Text    
First Line: From heart to heart, from creed to creed
Last Line: That ever-deepening roll!
Subject(s): Faith; Religion; Belief; Creed; Theology