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Howard, Henry    Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Surrey, Earl Of
37 poems available by this author


A PRAISE OF HIS LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Give place, ye lovers, here before
Last Line: To match the candle with the sun.
Variant Title(s): His Incomparable Lady;in His Lady's Praise
Subject(s): Admiration; Love


A SATIRE ON LONDON    Poem Text    
First Line: London, hast thou accused me
Last Line: Immortal praise with one accord.
Subject(s): London


A WOMAN'S ANSWER    Poem Text    
First Line: Girt in my guiltless gown, as I sit here and sew
Last Line: Hath me defended hitherto, and will do still I trust.


ALTHOUGH I HAD A CHECK       


ANOTHER TRIBUTE TO WYATT    Poem Text    
First Line: In the rude age when knowledge [or, science] was not so rife
Last Line: Whose cinders yet with envy they do eat.
Subject(s): Wyatt, Sir Thomas (1503-1542)


AS OFT AS I BEHOLD AND SEE       


BONUM EST MIHI QUOD HUMILIASTI ME    Poem Text    
First Line: The storms are past, these clouds are overblown
Last Line: For britain's sake, alas, and now is dead.


COMPLAINT OF THE ABSENCE OF HER LOVER BEING UPON THE SEA    Poem Text    
First Line: O happy dames! That may embrace
Last Line: -- now he comes! Will he come? Alas! No, no.
Variant Title(s): The Seafarer
Subject(s): Absence; Love; Separation; Isolation


COMPLAINT OF THE LOVER DISDAINED    Poem Text    
First Line: In cyprus springs, whereas dame venus dwelt
Last Line: My service thus is growne into disdayne.
Subject(s): Love - Complaints


DESCRIPTION AND PRAISE OF HIS LOVE GERALDINE    Poem Text    
First Line: From tuscan came my lady's worthy race
Last Line: Happy is he that can obtain her love.
Subject(s): Fitzgerald, Elizabeth (B. 1528)


DESCRIPTION OF SPRING    Poem Text    
First Line: The soote season, that bud and bloom forth brings
Last Line: Each care decays, and yet my sorrow springs.
Variant Title(s): "description Of Spring, Wherein Each Thing Renews Save Only The Lover;spring;summer;summer Is Come;sonnet;summer Is Gone;morte 42: Sonetto (Imitated From Petrarch);spring, But;""the Soote Season, That Bud And Blome Furth Bringes"";
Subject(s): Gardens & Gardening; Grief; Spring; Sorrow; Sadness


DESCRIPTION OF THE RESTLESS STATE OF A LOVER    Poem Text    
First Line: The sun hath twice brought forth the tender green
Last Line: Shall well appear and by my death be seen.


EPITAPH ON THOMAS CLERE, SURREY'S FAITHFUL FRIEND AND FOLLOWER    Poem Text    
First Line: Norfolk sprung thee, lambeth holds thee dead
Last Line: Heaven had not won, nor earth so timely lost.
Subject(s): Clere, Thomas (D. 1545); War


IF CARE DO CAUSE MEN CRY, WHY DO NOT I COMPLAIN?       


IF HE THAT ERST THE FORM SO LIVELY DREW       


IN PRAISE OF WYATT'S PSALMS    Poem Text    
First Line: The great macedon that out of persia chased
Last Line: Mought them awake out of their sinful sleep.
Subject(s): Alexander The Great (356-323 B.c.); Wyatt, Sir Thomas (1503-1542)


IN WINTER'S JUST RETURN, WHEN BOREAS GAN HIS REIGN       


LINES TO RATCLIF [RADCLIFFE]    Poem Text    
First Line: My ratclif [radcliffe], when thy reckless youth offends
Last Line: But wyatt said true, the scar doth aye endure.
Variant Title(s): Exhortacion To Learne By Others Trouble
Subject(s): Radcliffe, Thomas, 3d Earl Of Sussex (1526-1583)


LOVE'S REBEL    Poem Text    
First Line: When summer took in hand the winter to assail
Last Line: Strive not with love, for if ye do, it will ye thus befall.
Variant Title(s): Complaint Of A Lover, That Defied Love


O LOATHSOME PLACE! WHERE I       


ON THE DEATH OF SIR THOMAS WYATT    Poem Text    
First Line: Wyatt resteth here that quick could never rest
Last Line: The earth his bones, the heavens possess his ghost.
Variant Title(s): Tribute To Wyatt;an Excellent Epitaph Of Sir Thomas Wyatt
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Wyatt, Sir Thomas (1503-1542)


PRISONED IN WINDSOR, HE RECOUNTETH HIS PLEASURE THERE PASSED    Poem Text    
First Line: So cruel prison how could betide, alas
Last Line: To banish the less, I find my chief relief.
Variant Title(s): In Windsor Castle
Subject(s): Henry Vii, King Of England (1457-1509); Prisons & Prisoners; Windsor Castle; Fitzroy, Henry, Duke Of Richmond; Tudor, Henry; Convicts


SARDANAPALUS    Poem Text    
First Line: The assyrian king - in peace, with foul desire
Last Line: Murdered himself, to show some manful deed.
Subject(s): Henry Viii, King Of England (1491-1547); Mythology - Classical; Sardanapalus (7th Century B.c.); Suicide


SINCE FORTUNE'S WRATH ENVIETH THE WEALTH       


SUCH WAYWARD WAYS HATH LOVE, THAT MOST PART IN DISCORD       


THE CORNET    Poem Text    
First Line: I never saw you, madam, lay apart
Last Line: Of your fair eyes whereby the light is lost.
Variant Title(s): "i Never Saw You, Madam, Lay Apart"";


THE DEATH OF WYATT    Poem Text    
First Line: Divers thy death do diversely bemoan
Last Line: As pyramus did on thisbe's breast bewail.
Subject(s): Wyatt, Sir Thomas (1503-1542)


THE FRAILTY AND HURTFULNESS OF BEAUTY    Poem Text    
First Line: Brittle beauty that nature made so frail
Last Line: Today ready ripe, tomorrow all too shaken.
Subject(s): Love


THE GOLDEN GIFT    Poem Text    
First Line: The golden gift that nature did thee give
Last Line: Who seeks alway thine honor to preserve.


THE LADY AGAIN COMPLAINS    Poem Text    
First Line: Good ladies, you that have your pleasure in exile
Last Line: Do your good will to cure a wight that liveth in distress.


THE LOVER COMFORTETH HIMSELF WITH THE WORTHINESS OF HIS LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: When raging love with extreme pain
Last Line: Joyful at length may be my fare.
Variant Title(s): Consolation
Subject(s): Love


THE RESTLESS HEART    Poem Text    
First Line: The fancy, which that I have served long
Last Line: Against my will, full pleased with my pain.


TOO DEARLY HAD I BOUGHT MY GREEN AND YOUTHFUL YEARS       


UNDER HOUSE ARREST IN WINDSOR    Poem Text    
First Line: When windsor walls sustained my wearied arm
Last Line: And I half bent to throw me down withal.
Subject(s): Children; Prisons & Prisoners; Windsor Castle; Childhood; Convicts


WHEN RECKLESS YOUTH IN AN UNQUIET BREAST       


WRAPT IN MY CARELESS CLOAK, AS I WALK TO AND FRO       


YOUTH AND AGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Laid in my quiet bed, in study as I were
Last Line: If, to their time, they reason had, to know the truth of this.'
Variant Title(s): The Age Of Children Happiest;from Boy To Man;how The Age Of Children Is The Happiest;no Age Content With His Own Estate;how No Age Is Content With His Own Estate
Subject(s): Aging; Discontent; Youth; Dissatisfaction