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Raleigh, Walter    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Ralegh, Walter
35 poems available by this author


A POEM ENTREATING OF SORROW    Poem Text    
First Line: My days' delight, my springtime joys fordone
Last Line: Unto this widow land and people hopeless?
Subject(s): Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


A POEM PUT INTO MY LADY LAITON'S POCKET    Poem Text    
First Line: Lady, farewell, whom I in silence serve
Last Line: This comfort grows, I think I love thee best.


A PROGNOSTICATION UPON CARDS AND DICE    Poem Text    
First Line: Before the sixth day of the next new year
Last Line: Whose very beard is flesh, and mouth is horn.
Variant Title(s): On The Cards And Dice
Subject(s): Bible; Gambling; Religion; Wagering; Betting; Theology


A VISION UPON [THIS CONCEIT] OF THE FAERIE QUEENE (1)    Poem Text    
First Line: Methought I saw the grave, where laura lay
Last Line: And curst th' accesse of that celestiall theife.
Variant Title(s): Of Spenser's Faery Queene;the Faerie Queen (To Spenser);of Edmund Spenser's Fairy Queen, A Vision Upon This Conceit
Subject(s): Petrarch (1304-1374); Poetry & Poets; Spenser, Edmund (1552-1599); Francesco Petrarca


A VISION UPON [THIS CONCEIT] OF THE FAERIE QUEENE (2)    Poem Text    
First Line: The prayse of meaner wits this worke like profit brings
Last Line: Of all which speak our english tongue, but those of thy device
Variant Title(s): A Vision Upon This Conceipt Of The Faery Queene
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Spenser, Edmund (1552-1599)


AFFECTION AND DESIRE    Poem Text    
First Line: Conceit begotten by the eyes
Last Line: To like, to love, to choose alike.
Variant Title(s): A Poesy To Prove Affection Is Not Love
Subject(s): Desire; Transience; Impermanence


AN EPITAPH UPON THE RIGHT HONOURABLE SIR PHILLIP SIDNEY    Poem Text    
First Line: To praise thy life or wail thy worthy death
Last Line: Let angels speake, and heaven thy praises tell.
Variant Title(s): Epitaph On Sir Philip Sidney
Subject(s): Sidney, Sir Philip (1554-1586)


DIANA    Poem Text    
First Line: Praised be diana's fair and harmless light
Last Line: With circes let them dwell that think not so.
Variant Title(s): The Shepherd's Praise Of Diana
Subject(s): Diana (Goddess); Moon


EPITAPH OF THE EARL OF LEICESTER    Poem Text    
First Line: Here lies the noble warrior that never blunted sword
Last Line: Here lies the lord of leicester that all the world did hate.
Subject(s): Dudley, Robert. 1st Earl Of Leicester


FALSE LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Farewell, false love, the oracle of lies
Last Line: Dead is the root whence all these fancies grew.
Variant Title(s): A Farewell To False Love
Subject(s): Love


FAREWELL TO THE COURT    Poem Text    
First Line: Like truthless dreams, so are my joys expired
Last Line: To haste me hence to find my fortune's fold.
Variant Title(s): Sonnet;sorrow Stays
Subject(s): Farewell; Grief; Parting; Sorrow; Sadness


HIS LOVE ADMITS NO RIVAL    Poem Text    
First Line: Shall I, like a hermit, dwell
Last Line: What care I how rich it be?


HIS PETITION TO QUEEN ANNE OF DENMARK (1618)    Poem Text    
First Line: O had truth power, the guiltless could not fall
Last Line: Who brings us equal, if not greater, bliss.
Subject(s): Anne Of Denmark, Queen Of England


IF CYNTHIA BE A QUEEN, A PRINCESS, AND SUPREME       


IN COMMENDATION OF GEORGE GASCOIGNE'S STEEL GLASS (1576)    Poem Text    
First Line: Sweet were the sauce would please each kind of taste
Last Line: I fear me much, shall hardly reach so high.
Subject(s): Books; Gascoigne, George (1525-1577); Reading


LOVE AND TIME    Poem Text    
First Line: Nature, that washed her hands in milk
Last Line: Shuts up the story of our days.
Subject(s): Time


MY BODY IN THE WALLS CAPTIVED       


ON THE LIFE OF MAN    Poem Text    
First Line: What is our life? A play of passion
Last Line: Only we die in earnest, that's no jest.
Variant Title(s): Life's Tragi-comedy;what Is Our Life;all The World's A Stage
Subject(s): Life


ON THE SNUFF OF A CANDLE, THE NIGHT BEFORE HE DIED    Poem Text    
First Line: Cowards fear to die, but courage stout
Last Line: Rather than live in snuff, will be put out.
Subject(s): Courage; Valor; Bravery


SWEET ARE THE THOUGHTS WHERE HOPE PERSUADETH HAP       


THE ADVICE    Poem Text    
First Line: Many desire, but few or none deserve
Last Line: Farewell the rest, the soil will be disdain'd.


THE AUTHOR'S EPITAPH, MADE BY HIMSELF    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: Even such is time, that takes in trust
Last Line: My god shall raise me up, I trust.
Variant Title(s): Verses Found In His Bible .. At Westminster;the Conclusion;lines Written The Night Before His Execution;to-day A Man, To-morrow None;last Line;his Epitaph;lines Found In His Bible In The Gate-house;even Such Is Time;verses Made The Night Before His Beheading;verses Made The Night Before He Died;lines Said To Have Been Written On The Eve Of His Execution;epitaph;verses Written In His Bible
Subject(s): Ambition; Death; Easter; Faith; Great Britain - History; Heaven; Holidays; New Year; Religion; Time; Transience; Dead, The; The Resurrection; Belief; Creed; English History; Paradise; Theology; Impermanence


THE EXCUSE    Poem Text    
First Line: Calling to mind, my eyes [or mine eyes] long went about
Last Line: I lov'd my selfe, bicause my selfe lov'd you.
Subject(s): Love


THE HERMIT    Poem Text    
First Line: Like to a hermit poor, in place obscure
Last Line: To let in death when love and fortune will.


THE LIE    Poem Text    
First Line: Go, soul, the body's guest
Last Line: No stab the soule can kill.
Variant Title(s): The Soul's Errand;the Lye
Subject(s): Courage; Freedom; Lies; Social Protest; Soul; Truth; Valor; Bravery; Liberty


THE NYMPH'S REPLY TO THE SHEPHERD    Poem Text    
First Line: If all the world and love were young
Last Line: To live with thee and be thy love.
Variant Title(s): "reply To Marlow's ""the Passionate Shepherd"";answer To Marlowe;the Shepherdess Replies;the Milk-maid's Mother's Answer;
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Courtship; Love; Shepherds & Shepherdesses; Time; Transience; Impermanence


THE OCEAN TO CYNTHIA    Poem Text    
First Line: Sufficeth it to you, my joys interred
Last Line: For tender stalks----


THE PASSIONATE MAN'S PILGRIMAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Give me my scallop shell of quiet
Last Line: To tread those blest paths which before I writ
Variant Title(s): His Pilgrimage;faith;the Pilgrim;the Pilgrimage;the Soul's Pilgrimage
Subject(s): Bible; Consolation; Religion; Theology


TO HIS LOVE WHEN HE HAD OBTAINED HER    Poem Text    
First Line: Now serena be not coy
Last Line: That can count all they have and more.


TO HIS MISTRESS    Poem Text    
First Line: Our passions are most like to floods and streams
Last Line: And sues for no compassion.
Variant Title(s): Sir Walter Ralegh To The Queen;to The Queen;to Queen Elizabeth;the Silent Lover
Subject(s): Elizabeth I, Queen Of England (1533-1603


TO HIS SON    Poem Text    
First Line: Three things there be that prosper up apace
Last Line: It frets the halter, and it chokes the child
Variant Title(s): The Wood, The Wool, The Wag;the Wood, The Weed, The Wag;sir Walter Ralegh To His Son
Subject(s): Death; Fathers & Sons; Dead, The


TO THE TRANSLATOR OF LUCAN'S PHARSALIA (1614)    Poem Text    
First Line: Had lucan hid the truth to please the time
Last Line: Nature thy muse like lucan's did create.
Subject(s): Gorges, Sir Arthur (1577-1625); Lucan (Marcus Annaeus Lucanus); Translating & Interpreting


VIRTUE THE BEST MONUMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: Not caesar's birth made caesar to survive, / but caesar's virtues .. Yet alive
Last Line: Or faintly beating, show them dead or ill.
Subject(s): Virtue


WALSINGHAM    Poem Text    
First Line: As you came from the holy land / of walsingham
Last Line: From itself never turning.
Variant Title(s): My Love Hath Left Me;how Should I Your True Love Know;pilgrim To Pilgrim
Subject(s): Love; Shrines


WHAT TEARS, DEAR PRINCE, CAN SERVE TO WATER ALL