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Author: smart, christopher
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Smart, Christopher    Poet's Biography
15 poems available by this author


A MORNING-PIECE, OR, AN HYMN FOR THE HAY-MAKERS    Poem Text    
First Line: Brisk chaunticleer his matins had begun
Last Line: And we'll dance to the tune of the stream.
Subject(s): Fields; Labor & Laborers; Shepherds & Shepherdesses; Pastures; Meadows; Leas; Work; Workers


A NIGHT-PIECE, OR, MODERN PHILOSOPHY    Poem Text    
First Line: Twas when bright cynthia with her silver car
Last Line: And next morn pored in plato for more.
Subject(s): Night; Railroads; Roads; Silence; Travel; Bedtime; Railways; Trains; Paths; Trails; Journeys; Trips


A SONG TO DAVID    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: O thou, that sitt'st upon a throne
Last Line: Determined, dared, and done.
Subject(s): David (D. 962 B.c.); Religion; Strength; Worship; Theology


FOR SATURDAY    Poem Text    
First Line: Now's the time for mirth and play, / saturday's an holiday!
Last Line: Your praises to th' eternal king.
Variant Title(s): Hymns For Saturday
Subject(s): Birds; Eggs; Larks; Saturday Club; Skylarks


GRATITUDE    Poem Text    
First Line: I upon the first creation / clapped my wings with loud applause
Last Line: Weaned from earth, and led to god.
Subject(s): Adam & Eve; Bible; Creation; Eden; Gardens & Gardening; Gratitude; Religion; Theology


HYMN: 13. ST. PHILIP AND ST. JAMES    Poem Text    
First Line: Now the winds are all composure
Last Line: His inestimable death.
Subject(s): Bible; God; Jesus Christ; Religion; Saints; Theology


HYMN: 32. THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST    Poem Text    
First Line: Where is this stupendous stranger
Last Line: Of the very world he made.
Variant Title(s): The Nativity Of Our Lord;the Nativity Of Our Lord And Saviour Jesus Christ
Subject(s): Christmas; Jesus Christ; Nativity, The


JUBILATE AGNO: GARDNER'S TALENT    Poem Text    
First Line: For the doubling of flowers is the improvement of the gardeners talent
Last Line: For the poor man's nosegay is an introduction to a prince.
Subject(s): Bible; Flowers; Gardens & Gardening; Religion; Virtue; Theology


JUBILATE AGNO: MY CAT JEOFFREY    Poem Text    
First Line: For I will consider my cat jeoffrey
Subject(s): Animals; Cats; Winter


ON A BED OF GUERNSEY LILIES    Poem Text    
First Line: Ye beauties! O how great the sum / of sweetness that ye bring
Last Line: That love supports his reign.
Subject(s): Guernsey; Guests; Visiting


PATRIOTS OF MANKIND    Poem Text    
First Line: Are we not all of race divine
Last Line: And let's be patriots of mankind.
Subject(s): Freedom; Mankind; Liberty; Human Race


PRAY REMEMBER THE POOR    Poem Text    
First Line: I just came by the prison door
Last Line: As charitably great as he.
Subject(s): Charity; Poverty; Prayer; Philanthropy


SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: Where shall celia fly for shelter
Last Line: Wear it on your knots and fans.
Subject(s): Love


THE HOP GARDEN: BOOK 1: HOPS AND PROPS    Poem Text    
First Line: When phoebus looks through aries on the right
Last Line: They've felt; 'tis then we fell sublimer props.
Subject(s): Cold; Plants; Seasons; Winter; Youth; Planting; Planters


THE HOP-GARDEN: BOOK 2: THE NAIL IN THE GRASS    Poem Text    
First Line: When in the bag thy hops the rustic treads
Last Line: With indignation at the negro's nail.
Subject(s): Grass; Slavery; Serfs