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Drummond Of Hawthornden, William    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Drummond, William
28 poems available by this author


A NYMPH'S SONG; OF THE TRUE HAPPINESS    Poem Text    
First Line: Amidst the azure clear
Last Line: "and echoes rang, ""this was true happiness."
Subject(s): Happiness; Joy; Delight


CHANGE SHOULD BREED CHANGE    Poem Text    
First Line: New doth the sun appear
Last Line: Deck thee with flowers which fear not rage of days!
Subject(s): Change


DESPITE ALL    Poem Text    
First Line: I know that all beneath the moon decays
Last Line: But that, oh me, I both must write and love!
Variant Title(s): "sonnet;""i Know That All Beneath The Moon Decays"";


DOTH THEN THE WORLD GO THUS, DOTH ALL THUS MOVE?       


FOR THE BAPTIST    Poem Text    
First Line: The last and greatest herald of heaven's king
Last Line: Repent!'
Variant Title(s): Saint John Baptist;sonnet: Repent, Repent!;the Baptist's Sonnet
Subject(s): Bible; John The Baptist, Saint (1st Century); Religion; Theology


FOR THE MAGDALENE    Poem Text    
First Line: These eyes, dear lord, once brandons of desire
Subject(s): Bible; Mary Magdalen; Religion; Women In The Bible; Mary Magdalene; Theology


ILLUSIONS    Poem Text    
First Line: A good that never satisfies the mind
Last Line: Till wisest death make us our errors know.
Variant Title(s): The End Of Life;human Frailty
Subject(s): Death; Hallucinations & Illusions; Dead, The


INVOCATION [TO LOVE]    Poem Text    
First Line: Phoebus, arise! / and paint the sable skies
Last Line: And everything, save her, who all should grace.
Variant Title(s): Summons To Love;song
Subject(s): Apollo; Dawn; Mythology - Classical; Sunrise


KISSES DESIRED    Poem Text    
First Line: Though I with strange desire
Last Line: After one kiss, but still one kiss, my dear.
Subject(s): Kisses; Love


MADRIGAL    Poem Text    
First Line: The beauty and the life
Last Line: Cried, ah! And can death enter paradise?
Subject(s): Sleep


MADRIGAL    Poem Text    
First Line: This world a hunting is
Subject(s): Sleep


MADRIGAL    Poem Text    
First Line: My thoughts hold mortal strife
Last Line: Disdains to crop a weed, and will not come.
Subject(s): Sleep


MADRIGAL    Poem Text    
First Line: The beauty and the life
Last Line: Cried, ah! And can death enter paradise?
Subject(s): Sleep


MADRIGAL: 1    Poem Text    
First Line: This life, which seems so fair
Last Line: Because it erst was nought, it turns to nought.
Variant Title(s): The Bubble;life A Bubble;this Life
Subject(s): Life


MADRIGAL: 3    Poem Text    
First Line: Like the idalian queen
Last Line: A hyacinth I wished me in her hand.


PHYLLIS    Poem Text    
First Line: In petticoat of green
Last Line: Her hand seemed milk in milk, it was so white.
Subject(s): Beauty


SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: That zephyr every year
Last Line: But we, once dead, no more do see the sun.
Variant Title(s): Spring Bereaved: 1
Subject(s): Spring


SONNET    Poem Text    
First Line: A passing glance, a lightning 'long the skies
Last Line: In whom, save death, naught mortal was at all.


SONNET TO SIR WILLIAM ALEXANDER; WITH THE AUTHOR'S EPITAPH    Poem Text    
First Line: Though I have twice been at the doors of death
Last Line: The murmuring esk: -- may roses shade the place.
Variant Title(s): From A Cypress Grove
Subject(s): Alexander, Sir William (1567-1640); Poetry & Poets; Sickness; Illness


SONNET: 12    Poem Text    
First Line: As in a duskie and tempestuous night
Last Line: With his pale trophees death hath hung his armes.


SONNET: 46    Poem Text    
First Line: Alexis, here she stayed; among these pines
Last Line: Sith passed pleasures double but new woe?
Variant Title(s): Primitiae;spring Bereaved
Subject(s): Love - Complaints


SONNET: TO HIS LUTE    Poem Text    
First Line: My lute, be as thou wast when thou didst grow
Last Line: Like widow'd turtle still her loss complain.
Variant Title(s): Sonnet: 8
Subject(s): Lutes


SPRING, WANTING HER    Poem Text    
First Line: Sweet spring, thou turn'st with all thy goodly train
Last Line: While thine forgot lie closed in a tomb.
Variant Title(s): Spring Bereaved: 2
Subject(s): Spring


STOLEN PLEASURE    Poem Text    
First Line: My sweet did sweetly sleep
Last Line: Prov'd here on earth the joys of paradise.
Subject(s): Love


THE ANGELS    Poem Text    
First Line: Run, shepherds, run where bethlehem blest appears
Last Line: And cope of stars reëchoéd the same.
Variant Title(s): For The Nativity Of Our Lord
Subject(s): Angels; Christmas; Nativity, The


THE BOOK [OF THE WORLD]    Poem Text    
First Line: Of this fair volume which we world do name
Last Line: It is some picture on the margin wrought.
Variant Title(s): The Book Of Nature;the Lessons Of Nature;the World
Subject(s): Bible; Books; Earth; Religion; Reading; World; Theology


THE GREATEST WONDER    Poem Text    
First Line: To spread the azure canopy of heaven
Last Line: That angels stand amazed to think on it.
Subject(s): Christmas; Earth; Heaven; Nativity, The; World; Paradise


TO THE NIGHTINGALE (2)    Poem Text    
First Line: Dear quirister [chorister], who from those shadows sends
Last Line: With trembling wings sobbed forth, I love, I love.
Variant Title(s): Sonnet To The Nightingale;sonnet
Subject(s): Birds; Nightingales