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A CHILD SCREENING A DOVE FROM A HAWK, BY STEWARDSON, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ay, screen thy favourite dove, fair child
Last Line: A hawk for every dove!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Doves; Paintings & Painters


A COMPARISON, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A pretty, rainbow sort of life enough
Last Line: And, like all toys, ephemeral.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Life


A GIRL AT HER DEVOTIONS, BY NEWTON, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She was just risen from her bended knee
Last Line: On feelings which that picture may not tell.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters; Prayer


A HISTORY OF THE LYRE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sketches indeed, from that most passionate page
Last Line: That fed upon itself!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


A LADY'S BEAUTY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ladye, thy white brow is fair
Last Line: On thy lip, and in thine eyes.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Beauty


A LEGEND OF TINTAGEL CASTLE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Alone in the forest, sir lancelot rode
Last Line: Can bring back the waste to our hearts and our years?
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Arthurian Legend; Arthur, King


A LONG WHILE AGO, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Still hangeth down the old accustom'd willow
Last Line: A long while ago.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Friendship; Melancholy; Memory; Dejection


A NIGHT IN MAY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Light and glad through the rooms the gay music is waking
Last Line: Its glory a shade, and its loveliness tears.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


A NOBLE LADY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A pale and stately lady, with a brow
Last Line: The past had left its darkness.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Past


A POET'S LOVE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Faint and more faint amid the world of dreams
Last Line: To dream once more my early dreams again.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love


A PORTRAIT, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Many were lovely there; but, of that many
Last Line: Her face was full of feeling.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


A RUINED CASTLE ON THE RHINE; FORMERLY BELONGING TO TEMPLARS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On the dark heights that overlook the rhine
Last Line: Whose noblest victories are yet unwon.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Castles; Rhine (River), Europe; Templars (Knights)


A SUMMER DAY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sweet valley, whose streams flow as sparkling and bright
Last Line: The light of thy beauty, the hope of thy spring.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Summer


A SUMMER EVENING'S TALE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come, let thy careless sail float on the wind
Last Line: To darkness, and to silence, and the grave!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


A SUPPER AT MADAME DE BRINVILLIERS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Small but gorgeous was the chamber
Last Line: Wine and sigh alike are death!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Brinvilliers, Marie De (1630-1676); Poisons & Poisoning


A SUTTEE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Gather her raven hair in one rich cluster
Last Line: No more to part.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Sacrifices; Widows & Widowers


AFTER THE MASQUERADE, BY THOMPSON, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She left the festival, for it seem'd dim
Last Line: Of love known all too soon, repented all too late.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters


AGE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Age is a dreary thing when left alone
Last Line: The short dark pathway leading to the tomb.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Aging


AGE AND YOUTH, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I tell thee,' said the old man, 'what is life'
Last Line: "whose consciousness is as an unknown curse?"
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Old Age; Youth


ALEXANDER AND PHILIP, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He stood by the river's side
Last Line: That faith and trust were made for the brave.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Alexander The Great (356-323 B.c.)


ALEXANDER ON THE BANKS OF THE HYPHASIS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lonely by the moonlit waters
Last Line: But whose altar is the tomb!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Alexander The Great (356-323 B.c.)


ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA; AN ANECDOTE FROM PLUTARCH, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Glorious was the marble hall
Last Line: "never can live with one shade of distrust."
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Antony, Marc (83-30 B.c.); Cleopatra, Queen Of Egypt (69-30 B.c.); Marcus Antonius; Anthony, Mark


APOLOGUE: THE THOUGHT SUGGESTED BY A SPANISH SAYING, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Seek for me in the arab maid's bower
Last Line: Parted once, we part for ever.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Air; Fire; Shame; Water


ARIADNE WATCHING THE SAE AFTER THE DEPARTURE OF THESEUS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lonely - lonely on the shore
Last Line: Loving, but beloved no more!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Ariadne; Grief; Mythology - Classical; Sorrow; Sadness


ARION: A TALE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The winds are high, the clouds are dark
Last Line: And pour'd their hymn to the queen of the tide.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


AWAKENING OF ENDYMION, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lone upon a mountain, the pine-trees wailing round him
Last Line: Like that youth to night's fair queen!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Endymion


BITTER EXPERIENCE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How often, in this cold and bitter world
Last Line: There are too many such!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


BONDS OF AFFECTION, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is in life no blessing like affection
Last Line: And wealth an empty glitter, without love.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Variant Title(s): Affection


BRIDAL FLOWERS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Bind the white orange-flowers in her hair
Last Line: The bride and morning bathe their wreath with tears
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Flowers; Marriage; Omens; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


CAFES IN DAMASCUS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Languidly the night-wind bloweth
Last Line: Could be such a dream!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Damascus, Syria; Restaurants; Cafes; Diners


CALYPSO WATCHING THE OCEAN, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Years, years have pass'd away
Last Line: Mid the far-off southern seas.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Calypso (Mythology)


CAN YOU FORGET ME?, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Can you forget me? - I who have so cherished
Last Line: You have forgotten me.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of


CARRICK-A-REDE, IRELAND, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He dwelt amid the gloomy rocks
Last Line: A solitary man.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Ireland; Solitude; Irish; Loneliness


CEMETRY OF THE SMOLENSKI CHURCH, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They gather, with the summer in their hands
Last Line: The future has its hope, the past its deep affection.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Cemeteries; Russia; Smolensk, Russia; Graveyards; Soviet Union; Russians


CHANCE NOTES STRUCK THE LUTE - FANCIES AND THOUGHTS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON                Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


CHANGE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How much of change lies in a little space!
Last Line: Grows dark and actual.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Change


CHANGE; A FRAGMENT, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And this is what is left of youth
Last Line: .... And this, this is life!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Change


CHANGES IN LONDON, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The presence of perpetual change
Last Line: Will yet have passed away.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Change; London


CHRIST CROWNED WITH THORNS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Too little do we think of thee
Last Line: From past and guilty years.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Jesus Christ


CI-DEVANT!, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I cannot, if I would, call back again
Last Line: Of happiness in love no more.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


CONFIDENCE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fear not to trust her destiny with me
Last Line: Its sole dependence was upon my love.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


CORFU, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now doth not summer's sunny smile
Last Line: Alas! And is such heart mine own?
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Corfu (Island), Greece


CRESCENTIUS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I look'd upon his brow; no sign / of guilt or fear was there
Last Line: Her patriot and her latest one.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


CUPID AND SWALLOWS FLYING FROM WINTER, BY DAGLEY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Away, away, o'er land and sea
Last Line: While the winter lords it here.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters; Winter


CURELESS WOUNDS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: False look, false hope, and falsest love
Last Line: Are easier than such wounds to heal.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


CUSTOM AND INDIFFERENCE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I cannot choose, but marvel at the way
Last Line: There is for grief, in which we have no share.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Indifference


DANGERS FACED, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My heart is filled with bitter thought
Last Line: We face them, and they're gone.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Fear


DEAR GIFTS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Life's best gifts are bought dearly. Wealth is won
Last Line: How dark the penalty that it exacts!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Genius; Pleasure; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


DEATH AND THE YOUTH, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not yet, the flowers are in my path
Last Line: "I'm ready now to die!"
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


DEATH IN THE FLOWER, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis a fair tree, the almond-tree: there spring
Last Line: Tis death!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Almond Trees; Death; Trees; Dead, The


DEATH-BED OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On his bed the king was lying
Last Line: The warriors of the world!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Alexander The Great (356-323 B.c.); Death; Dead, The


DESPONDENCY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah, tell me not that memory
Last Line: And hopes now numbered with the dead!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Despair


DOUBT, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I tell thee death were far more merciful
Last Line: And broken ere it reach the stream below.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Doubt; Skepticism


EARTH LEADS TO HEAVEN, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This is a weary and a wretched life
Last Line: And we can but remember and regret.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Future Life; Life; Retribution; Eternity; After Life


EGERIA'S GROTTO, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A silver fountain with a changeful shade
Last Line: A wish, a vision, and a fantasie.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


ERINNA, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Was she of spirit race, or was she one
Last Line: Thy truth, thy tenderness, be all thy fame!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Erinna (4th Century B.c.)


EUCLES ANNOUNCING THE VICTORY OF MARATHON, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He cometh from the purple hills
Last Line: Sets in tears and blood o'er marathon.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Marathon, Greece


EXPECTATION, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She looked from out the window
Last Line: All that thou hast sought unfound.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


EXPERIENCE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My very heart is filled with tears! I seem
Last Line: Thy starry rest is in eternity!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


EXPERIENCE TOO LATE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is the past that maketh my despair
Last Line: Loathed, yet despised, why must I think of it?
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


FAIRIES ON THE SEA-SHORE, BY HOWARD, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My home and haunt are in every leaf
Last Line: Will put us and our glow-worm lamps to flight!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Fairies; Paintings & Painters; Elves


FAITH DESTROYED, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why did I love him? I looked up to him
Last Line: That which I loved.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of; Troy


FAITH ILL REQUITED, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I feel the presence of my own despair
Last Line: When falsehood wears such seeming?
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Faith; Belief; Creed


FALSE APPEARANCES, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who, that had looked on her that morn
Last Line: Was semblance, and but misery there!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


FANTASIES INSCRIBED TO T. CROFTON CROKER, ESQ., by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I'm weary, I'm weary, - this cold world of ours
Last Line: For, alas! I'm but dreaming, and dreams are but vain.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


FAREWELL! OH MY BROTHER!, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come up with the banner, and on with the sword
Last Line: I return to her side, and to england, again.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Homecoming


FATE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The steps of fate are dark and terrible
Last Line: The heaven which is our future and our home.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Fate; Destiny


FELICIA HEMANS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou art gone from us, and with thee departed
Last Line: Around thy grave -- a grave which is a shrine.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Hemans, Felicia (1793-1835)


FOUNTAIN'S ABBEY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Never more, when the day is o'er
Last Line: With its beauty to cheer decay.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Monasteries; Ruins; Abbeys


FURNESS ABBEY; IN THE VALE OF NIGHTSHADE, LANCASHIRE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I wish for the days of the olden time
Last Line: And I sigh for the days of the veil and the vow.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Furness Abbey; Lancashire, England; Past; Abbey Of St. Mary


GENIUS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Alas! And must this be the fate
Last Line: Alive to every misery?
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Genius


GENTLENESS PICTURED, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A gentle creature was that girl
Last Line: The sweetness at the heart.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


GIFTS MISUSED, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, what a waste of feeling and of thought
Last Line: The opiate of the mind!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Praise


GLADESMUIR, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is not / a valley of more quiet happiness
Last Line: They made her grave by ronald's.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Home


GOSSIPING, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: These are the spiders of society
Last Line: In the ingenious torment they contrive.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Gossip


HANNIBAL'S OATH, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And the night was dark and calm
Last Line: How that oath of hate was kept.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Hannibal (247-183 B.c.); Hate


HAPPINESS WITHIN, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And yet it is a wasted heart
Last Line: The sooner it will break.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Happiness; Joy; Delight


HEBE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Youth! Thou art a lovely time
Last Line: Asking but to rest or break.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Youth


HOME, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I left my home; - 'twas in a little vale
Last Line: Alas! For the green valley!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Home


HOPE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Is not the lark companion of the spring?
Last Line: Sweet as the tender myrtle.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Hope; Optimism


HOPE AND LOVE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sun was setting o'er the sea
Last Line: Or hope grow cold, or love forget!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Hope; Love; Optimism


HUMANITY ANGELIC, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If ever angels walked on weary earth
Last Line: In the strong love that bound it to its kind.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


ILLUSION, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And thus it is with all that made life fair
Last Line: Illusions vain, as any in the past.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Hallucinations & Illusions; Life


IMMORTALITY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Strong as the death it masters, is the hope
Last Line: Mine the first welcome heard in paradise.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Immortality


INEZ, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Alas that clouds should ever steal
Last Line: Of inez on her juan's breast.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


INFLUENCE OF POETRY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This is the charm of poetry: it comes
Last Line: Than dwelleth with the common-place of life.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


JULIET AFTER THE MASQUERADE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She has left the lighted hall
Last Line: Beating thine unto the last!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters


KATE KEARNEY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why doth the maiden turn away
Last Line: And pine, the victims of a dream.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Legends, Irish


LIFE SURVEYED, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not in a close and bounded atmosphere
Last Line: To yield is to resemble.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Life


LIFE'S MASK, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Which was the true philosopher? - the sage
Last Line: Beneath, the pale and careworn countenance.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


LINES OF LIFE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Well, read my cheek, and watch my eye
Last Line: Long after life has fled.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


LINES WRITTEN UNDER A PICTURE OF A GIRL BURNING LOVE LETTER, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I took the scroll: I could not brook
Last Line: I fear'd it was love's history.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Letters; Love - Complaints


LONG YEARS HAVE PAST SINCE LAST I STOOD, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A place of rugged rocks, adown whose sides
Last Line: Should never seek those scenes again.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


LOVE (1), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She pressed her slight hand to her brow, or pain
Last Line: And this is love!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love - Complaints


LOVE (2), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Love is a thing of frail and delicate growth
Last Line: For which there is no healing.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of


LOVE A MYSTERY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It matters not its history - love has wings
Last Line: His life thy empire, and his heart thy throne?
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of


LOVE NURSED BY SOLITUDE, BY W. I. THOMSON, EDINBURGH, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ay, surely it is here that love should come
Last Line: With thy sweet wings furl'd but in solitude?
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love; Paintings & Painters; Solitude; Loneliness


LOVE'S ENDING, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And this, then, is love's ending. It is like
Last Line: By passion's earthquake, loathes the name of love.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of


LOVE'S FOLLOWERS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There was an evil in pandora's box
Last Line: His followers for ever.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Curses; Love


LOVE'S LAST LESSON, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Teach it me, if you can, - forgetfulness!
Last Line: Have lain there long before.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Forgetfulness; Love


LOVE'S SLAVES, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where is the heart that has not bowed
Last Line: More than another's whole of feeling!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love


LOVE'S TIMIDITY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I do not ask to offer thee
Last Line: May pray for thee and weep.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love


LOVE, HOPE, AND BEAUTY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Love may be increased by fears
Last Line: For without hope it dies.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Beauty; Hope; Love - Nature Of; Optimism


MANMADIN, THE INDIAN CUPID, FLOATING DOWN THE GANGES, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is darkness on the sky
Last Line: Well may bend to thee, o love!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Cupid; India; Eros


MARIUS AT THE RUINS OF CARTHAGE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He turn'd him from the setting sun
Last Line: And then went forth to war again!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Carthage; Marius, Gaius (157-86 B.c.); Roman Empire; War


MEMORY (1), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah! There are memories that will not vanish
Last Line: But memory stands a ghost amid the gloom!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Memory


MEMORY (2), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I do not say bequeath unto my soul
Last Line: And now its only task is to remember.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Memory


MOONLIGHT, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The moonlight falleth lovely over earth
Last Line: Such gentle intercession.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Hate


MUCH CHANGE IN A LITTLE TIME, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And she too - that beloved child, was gone
Last Line: We know not love till those we love depart.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of


MUSIC OF LAUGHTER, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She had that charming laugh which, like a song
Last Line: The depth and truth of earnest tenderness.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Laughter


NECESSITY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In the ancestral presence of the dead
Last Line: Till the stern tide ebbs -- and there is the grave.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


NEW YEAR'S EVE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is no change upon the air
Last Line: My heart is its own grave!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Despair; Holidays; New Year


NIGHT AT SEA, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The lovely purple of the noon's bestowing
Last Line: Her voyage done -- to-morrow we shall land.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Sea Voyages


NYMPH AND ZEPHYR; A STATUARY GROUP, BY WESTMACOTT, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And the summer sun shone in the sky
Last Line: "but in the search, not in the success."
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Sculpture & Sculptors


ON A STAR, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Beautiful star, that art wandering through
Last Line: An early grave, and a broken heart!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Stars


ON AN ENGRAVING OF HINDOO TEMPLES, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Little the present careth for the past
Last Line: By thy free laws and thy immortal creed.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): India; Temples; Women; Mosques


ON READING A DESCRIPTION OF THE DELECTABLE MOUNTAINS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh far away ye are, ye lovely hills
Last Line: Let its dark portals open -- let me die!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Mountains; Hills; Downs (Great Britain)


ON THE PORTRAIT OF ROBERT PEEL, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dim through the curtains came the purple twilight slowly
Last Line: The power to scatter benefits and blessings round its sway.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Peel, Sir Robert (1788-1850)


ON WORDSWORTH'S COTTAGE; NEAR GRASMERE LAKE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not for the glory on their heads
Last Line: Thy temple, is thy name alone.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Wordsworth, William (1770-1850)


ONE DAY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sunshine of the morning
Last Line: What find ye but the grave?
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


OPINIONS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He scorned them from the centre of his heart
Last Line: How can he choose but loathe them?
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


ORNAMENTS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Bring from the east, bring from the west
Last Line: To the human heart, feverish and beating, below?
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


PARTING, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We do not know how much we love
Last Line: Farewell's a bitter word to say.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Farewell; Parting


PEACE WROUGHT BY PAIN, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Over that pallid face were wrought
Last Line: The gold it wins, is gold from heaven.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Pain; Peace; Suffering; Misery


PETRARCH'S DREAM, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rosy as a waking bride
Last Line: Kindled from the tomb.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Petrarch (1304-1374); Francesco Petrarca


PLEASURE BECOMES PAIN, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I cannot count the changes of my heart
Last Line: Till the heart saith of pleasure, it is pain.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Pain; Suffering; Misery


POETICAL CATALOGUE OF PICTURES, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Beautiful art! My worship is for thee
Last Line: What his high communing had been.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters


POLITICAL PORTRAITS: 1, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O no, sweet lady, not to thee
Last Line: And such, sweet lady, be thy fate!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


POLITICAL PORTRAITS: 2, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah! Little do those features wear
Last Line: Ah! Little like our actual one.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


POLITICAL PORTRAITS: 3, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: His hand is on the snowy sail
Last Line: Are only emblems; -- what art thou?
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


POLITICAL PORTRAITS: 4, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: His brow is pale with high and passionate thoughts
Last Line: For the green memory of an early grave.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


POLITICAL PORTRAITS: 5, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thy beauty! Not a fault is there
Last Line: It could not dwell with thee.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


POLITICAL PORTRAITS: 6, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The light is kindling in his eye
Last Line: The vanity of fame!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


PORTRAIT OF A LADY, BY SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lady, thy lofty brow is fair
Last Line: Grace and ornament of all!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Lawrence, Sir Thomas (1769-1830); Paintings & Painters


PRESENTIMENT, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I feel the shadow on my brow
Last Line: And feels it is divine.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


PRIDE IN TRIFLES, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why, life must mock itself, to mark how small
Last Line: Has fancied into grandeur.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Vanity


REMEMBRANCE (1), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Pale memory sits alone, brooding o'er the past
Last Line: Has absolute dominion.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Future; Memory


REMEMBRANCE (2), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Love taketh many colours, and weareth many shapes
Last Line: To droop beneath an outward smile -- such is woman's lot.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Women


REMORSE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Alas! He brings me back my early years
Last Line: And I am desperate with my misery!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Remorse


RESOLVES, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What mockeries are our most firm resolves
Last Line: To winds and waves that laugh at man's control.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


REVENGE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ay, gaze upon her rose-wreath'd hair
Last Line: For thou art not beloved.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Revenge


RIENZI SHOWING NINA THE TOMB OF HIS BROTHER, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It was hidden in a wild wood
Last Line: Thus was she won.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Courtship


ROLAND'S TOWER: A LEGEND OF THE RHINE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where, like a courser starting from the spur
Last Line: Was roland's death-bed!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Roland


ROSALIE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis a wild tale - and sad, too, as the sigh
Last Line: She knelt -- and gazed -- and saw her mother -- dead!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


SAPPHO, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She leant upon her harp, and thousands look'd
Last Line: Are sacred -- the devoted sappho!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Sappho (610-580 B.c.)


SCENE DURING THE PLAGUE AT GIBRALTAR, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At first, I only buried one
Last Line: And there I stood alone.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Gibraltar; Yellow Fever


SCENES IN LONDON: 1. PICCADILLY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sun is on the crowded street
Last Line: Which leave themselves behind.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Piccadilly, London


SCENES IN LONDON: 2. OXFORD STREET, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Life in its many shapes was there
Last Line: How strangely do ye meet!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Oxford Street, London


SCENES IN LONDON: 3. THE SAVOYARD IN GROSVENOR SQUARE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He stands within the silent square
Last Line: Than ours is for each other.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Grosvenor Square, London


SCENES IN LONDON: 4. THE CITY CHURCHYARD, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I pray thee lay me not to rest
Last Line: Give loveliness to death.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Churchyards; Funerals; London; Burials


SECRETS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Life has dark secrets; and the hearts are few
Last Line: Avenging, and betraying.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Secrets; Time


SELF-BLINDEDNESS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What shakespeare said of lovers, might apply
Last Line: Life's best repose is blindness to itself.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


SELF-REPROACH, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Deep in the heart is an avenging power
Last Line: There is no wretchedness like self-reproach.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Self-criticism


SHE SAT ALONE BESIDE HER HEARTH, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON                Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


SHUHUR, JEYPORE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A lonely grave, far from all kindred ties
Last Line: And pine and perish 'neath a foreign sky.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Graves; India; Tombs; Tombstones


SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Divinest art, the stars above
Last Line: By showing what her sex can be.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Lawrence, Sir Thomas (1769-1830); Paintings & Painters; Women


SIR WALTER MANNY AT HIS FATHER'S TOMB; BALLAD, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, show me the grave where my father is laid
Last Line: I shall not mourn my task is done.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Chivalry


SIR WALTER SCOTT, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dead! - it was like a thunderbolt
Last Line: We can but weep above thy grave.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832)


SMALL MISERIES, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Life's smallest miseries are, perhaps, its worst
Last Line: The pang that they inflict!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


SONG (1), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I pray thee let me weep to-night
Last Line: Where hope in death is sleeping.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


SONG (10), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! Breathe not of love
Last Line: And give me his wings.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love


SONG (11), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Our early years - our early years
Last Line: Recall them not again.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Past


SONG (12), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, when the grave shall open for me
Last Line: The bending and dark blue violet.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Flowers; Graves; Violets; Tombs; Tombstones


SONG (2), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My heart is like the failing hearth
Last Line: As suffer deep seek mirth in vain.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


SONG (3), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Farewell, farewell! I'll dream no more; / 'tis misery to be dreaming
Last Line: Thus sang the lady isabelle.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


SONG (4), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where do purple bubbles swim
Last Line: As thus, with bow'd down head, she sung.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


SONG (5), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I have belied my woman's heart
Last Line: "watch over love's enchanted sleep."
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love


SONG (6), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where, oh! Where's the chain to fling
Last Line: The magic of so dear a tone.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


SONG (7), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I know my heart is as a grave
Last Line: Lovely as her own, arise.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


SONG (8), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh never another dream can be
Last Line: That early dream of ours.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Dreams; Nightmares


SONG (9), by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Farewell! - and never think of me
Last Line: Then -- and then only -- think of me!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Farewell; Parting


SONG OF THE HUNTER'S BRIDE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Another day - another day
Last Line: My ulric, welcome home!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Hunting; Hunters


SORROWS AND PLEASURES, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is an awful thing how we forget
Last Line: That draw all life together.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


ST. GEORGE'S HOSPITAL, HYDE PARK CORNER, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: These are familiar things, and yet how few
Last Line: Wore its pale marble look of cold defiance.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Hospitals


STANZAS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I know it is not made to last
Last Line: To know that once it loved.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


STANZAS ON THE DEATH OF MRS. HEMANS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Bring flowers to crown the cup and lute
Last Line: And I can write no more.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Hemans, Felicia (1793-1835)


STANZAS ON THE NEW YEAR, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I stood between the meeting years
Last Line: "for happiness dwells there!"
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Holidays; New Year


STANZAS TO THE AUTHOR OF MONT BLANC, ADA, ETC., by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thy hands are fill'd with early flowers
Last Line: Not wither all that grows beneath!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


STERN TRUTH, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Life is made up of vanities - so small
Last Line: And makes us feel that fate is terrible.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Vanity


SUBJECTS FOR PICTURES, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What seek I here to gather into words?
Last Line: And grows distinct with poetry.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Imagination; Paintings & Painters; Poetry & Poets; Fancy


SUCCESS ALONE SEEN, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Few know of life's beginnings - men behold
Last Line: Men would behold its threshold, and despair.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Success


THE AFRICAN PRINCE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It was a king in africa
Last Line: One hope within his heart.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Africa; Courts & Courtiers; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens


THE ALTERED RIVER, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou lovely river, thou art now
Last Line: And when have dreams not flown?
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Rivers


THE ANCESTRESS; A DRAMATIC SKETCH, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is in this we differ; I would seek
Last Line: Castle hide the whole.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Ancestors & Ancestry; Guilt; Punishment; Heritage; Heredity


THE ARAB MAID, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: From the dark and sunless caverns
Last Line: Love has only one.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Arabs


THE ASTROLOGER, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Alas! For our ancient believings
Last Line: But happiness still is to come.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Astrology & Astrologers; Fate; Destiny


THE BANQUET OF ASPASIA AND PERICLES, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Waken'd by the small white fingers
Last Line: The bright athenian bride.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Aspasia (5th Century B.c.); Pericles (490-429 B.c.)


THE BASQUE GIRL AND HENRI QUATRE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Love! Summer flower, how soon thou art decay'd
Last Line: Had seal'd love's sacrifice!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE BATTLE FIELD, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It was a battle field, and the cold moon
Last Line: And listless slumber.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


THE BAYADERE: AN INDIAN TALE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There were seventy pillars around the hall
Last Line: "aza the queen of his heart and hall!"
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE BROKEN SPELL: THE FIRST PROVENCAL MINSTREL'S LAY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where on earth is the truth that may vie
Last Line: Of the knightly deeds which their numbers told.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE CARRIER-PIGEON RETURNED, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sunset has flung its glory o'er the floods
Last Line: The darkness of the grave is now before her.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Pigeons


THE CASTLE OF CHILLON, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fair lake, thy lovely and thy haunted shore
Last Line: The heart thy fuel, and the grave thy shrine.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Alps; Chillon Castle, Switzerland; Mountains; Hills; Downs (Great Britain)


THE CEDARS OF LEBANON, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye ancients of the earth, beneath whose shade
Last Line: Than ye have known -- cedars of lebanon!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Cedar Trees; Lebanon


THE CHARM IS GONE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I did not wish to see his face
Last Line: It can be charmed no more!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of


THE CHILD OF THE SEA: THE LAY OF THE SECOND PROVENCAL BARD, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It was a summer evening; and the sea
Last Line: The tale of sorrow, sin. And death.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE CHURCH AT POLIGNAC, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Kneel down in yon chapel, but only one prayer
Last Line: For, mercy, thy cause is the cause of mankind.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Churches; Polignac, Auguste De (1780-1847); Cathedrals


THE COMBAT, BY ETTY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They fled, - for there was for the brave
Last Line: He strikes, -- the work of death is done!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Etty, William (1787-1849); Paintings & Painters


THE CONISTON CURSE: A YORKSHIRE LEGEND, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They knelt upon the altar steps, but other looks were there
Last Line: And touches all, -- no master yet has ever left an heir.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Curses; Yorkshire, England


THE CORONATION, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What memories haunt the venerable pile!
Last Line: Make the place sacred.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE COUNTRY RETREAT, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh lone and lovely solitude
Last Line: Is what the city yields.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Country Life


THE COVENTANTERS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Mine home is but a blacken'd heap
Last Line: Upon the rock, and loathe the vale beneath?
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE CRUSADER, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He is come from the land of the sword and shrine
Last Line: He found it -- that warrior has died with the brave!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE DANCING GIRL, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A light and joyous figure, one that seems
Last Line: The dust and ashes of a happier time.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers


THE DEATH OF THE SEA KING, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dark, how dark the morning
Last Line: The earl and the maiden together lie dead!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


THE DESERTER, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Alas, for the bright promise of our youth!
Last Line: Shot for desertion!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Desertion, Military


THE DIARY OF A WEEK, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A record of the inward world, whose facts
Last Line: On such these records linger.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Diaries


THE DISTURBING SPIRIT, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Doubt, despairing, crime, and craft
Last Line: Well may bend to thee, o love!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE DREAM IN THE TEMPLE OF SERAPIS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The heavy night is falling
Last Line: The temple of the god.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Alexander The Great (356-323 B.c.); Temples; Mosques


THE DREAM: THE LAY OF THE SCOTTISH MINSTREL, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There are no sounds in the wanderer's eye
Last Line: As the master told his ancient tale.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Scotland


THE DYING CHILD, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Her cheek is flushed with fever red
Last Line: There, there, my child, lie down and die!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Death - Children; Guilt; Pain; Poverty; Death - Babies; Suffering; Misery


THE EARL OF SANDWICH, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They called the islands by his name
Last Line: And calls them by some name of home.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Montagu, John, 4th Earl Of Sandwich; Twitcher, Jemmy


THE EASTERN KING: THE PILGRIM'S TALE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He flung back the chaplet, he threw down the wine
Last Line: Like the lone lily on his grave.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Despair


THE EMERALD RING; A SUPERSTITION, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is a gem which hath the power to show
Last Line: My heart is broken -- not estranged!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Jewelry & Jewelers; Love - Complaints; Rings; Bracelets; Necklaces


THE ENCHANTED ISLAND, BY DANBY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And there the island lay, the waves around
Last Line: His bride to the fair island.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Danby, Francis (1793-1861); Paintings & Painters


THE EVENING STAR, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah, loveliest! That through my casement gleaming
Last Line: Oh, life and earth, what were ye without dreams!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Stars


THE FACTORY; 'TIS AN ACCURSED THING!, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There rests a shade above yon town
Last Line: There is a curse on thee!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Factories; Industrial Revolution; Pollution


THE FAIRY OF THE FOUNTAINS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why did she love her mother's so?
Last Line: The fountain fairy -- melusine!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Fountains; Legends, English


THE FAIRY QUEEN SLEEPING, BY STOTHARD, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She lay upon a bank, the favourite haunt
Last Line: Wake, titania, wake, our queen!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters; Poetry & Poets; Spenser, Edmund (1552-1599); Stothard, Thomas (1755-1834)


THE FALCON; THE LAY OF THE NORMAN KNIGHT, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I hear a sound o'er hill and plain
Last Line: Your pleasant dream, half thought, half sigh.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE FAREWELL, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Farewell! / shadows and scenes that have, for many hours
Last Line: And hopes, almost misgivings!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Farewell; Parting


THE FATHER'S LOVE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis no tmy home - he made it home
Last Line: But I had only thine.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Fathers


THE FEARFUL TRUST, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is a fearful trust, the trust of love
Last Line: Its childhood is departed.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love - Complaints


THE FEAST OF LIFE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Bid thee to my mystic feast
Last Line: But life in its reality!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Life


THE FEMALE CONVICT, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She shrank from all, and her silent mood
Last Line: The convict has found in the green sea a grave.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Adversity; Death; Prisons & Prisoners; Dead, The; Convicts


THE FETE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There was a feast that night
Last Line: Came thronging in.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Variant Title(s): The Banquet


THE FIRST DAY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis may again, another may
Last Line: Bade his soft notes arise the while.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE FIRST DOUBT, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Youth, love, and rank, and wealth - all these combined
Last Line: She sank before the presence of despair!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love - Unrequited


THE FIRST GRAVE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A single grave! - the only one
Last Line: Which sanctify the grave!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Graves; Tombs; Tombstones


THE FUNERAL, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Mark you not yon sad procession
Last Line: Wilt thou keep that urn? Love mine!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Funerals; Burials


THE FUTURE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ask me not, love, what can be in my heart
Last Line: Thank heaven, the future is at least unknown!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Future


THE GANGES, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On sweeps the mighty river - calmly flowing
Last Line: Bear as that bears -- where'er thou goest -- blessing!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Ganges River, India


THE GOLDEN VIOLET, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To-morrow, to-morrow, thou loveliest may
Last Line: "the victor's crown of violet."
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE GRASP OF THE DEAD, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas in the battlefield, and the cold pale moon
Last Line: With his sword in his own brave keeping!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE GREY CROSS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A grey cross stands beneath yon old beech-tree
Last Line: Echoes in the lime valleys of castile!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE GUERILLA CHIEF, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: But the war-storm came on the mountain gale
Last Line: Marks the guerilla and the maiden's tomb!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE HAUNTED LAKE: THE IRISH MINSTREL'S LEGEND, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rose up the young moon; back she flung
Last Line: Mid these northern halls, to the meed of fame.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Lakes; Legends, Irish; Pools; Ponds


THE HEART'S OMENS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I felt my sorrow ere it came
Last Line: The spirit world to ours.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Omens


THE HINDOO GIRL'S SONG, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Float on - float on - my haunted bark
Last Line: For it has gained the shore.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Girls; India; Superstition


THE IMPROVISATRICE: A MOORISH ROMANCE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Softly through the pomegranate groves
Last Line: I sang, but, as I sang, I wept.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE IMPROVISATRICE: INTRODUCTION, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I am a daughter of that land
Last Line: Her latest, wildest song was breaking.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE IMPROVISATRICE: LEADS AND CYDIPPE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She sat her in her twilight bower
Last Line: As e'er was poured in woman's ear!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE IMPROVISATRICE: LORENZO'S HISTORY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I was betrothed from earliest youth
Last Line: "lorenzo to his minstrel love."
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE IMPROVISATRICE: SAPPHO'S SONG, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Farewell, my lute! - and would that I
Last Line: Vibrate the chord whereon it sleeps!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Farewell; Lutes; Sappho (610-580 B.c.); Parting


THE IMPROVISATRICE: SONG, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Farewell - we shall not meet again
Last Line: Came sweet upon the midnight wind.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE IMPROVISATRICE: THE CHARMED CUP, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And fondly round his neck she clung
Last Line: Worshipped and flattered but for thee!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE IMPROVISATRICE: THE HINDOO GIRL'S SONG, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Playful and wild as the fire-flies' light
Last Line: As tehose the pining wood-dove sings.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE IMPROVISATRICE: THE INDIAN BRIDE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She has lighted her lamp, and crowned it with flowers
Last Line: With words that love wrung from despair.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE INFLUENCE OF THE DEAD, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who are the spirits watching by the dead?
Last Line: While love stands watching by the sepulchre.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


THE IONIAN CAPTIVE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sadly the captive o'er the flowers is bending
Last Line: And see her household and her hills again!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE KINGS OF GOLCONDA, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Morning is round the shining palace
Last Line: Of golconda's ancient kings.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE LAST LOOK, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The shade of the will fell dark on the tide
Last Line: "ah, who will now watch o'er my favourite flowers!"
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Children; Flowers; Childhood


THE LAST NIGHT WITH THE DEAD, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How awful is the presence of the dead!
Last Line: In losing those who loved us.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


THE LAUREL, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fling down the laurel from her golden hair
Last Line: And last, farewell! Oh, my false love, to thee!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love - Complaints


THE LITTLE GLEANER, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Very fair the child was, with hair of darkest auburn
Last Line: For ever, in its joy, does the full heart think of heaven.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE LITTLENESS OF LIFE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Life is so little in its vanities
Last Line: To their own wretched level nobler things.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Life; Vanity


THE LOST, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I did not know till she was lost
Last Line: That now is left behind.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE LOST PLEIAD, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A story from the stars; or rather one
Last Line: But turns to death on touching earth.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Pleiades (Constellation)


THE MARRIAGE VOW, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The altar, 'tis of death! For there are laid
Last Line: For in the grave is rest.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Marriage; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


THE MASK OF GAIETY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis strange to think, if we could fling aside
Last Line: These are the bars, the curtains to the breast.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Facades; Appearances


THE MIND'S UNREST, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Mind, dangerous and glorious gift!
Last Line: It is itself its sacrifice.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Reason; Intellect; Rationalism; Brain; Mind; Intellectuals


THE MINISTER, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dim thro' the sculptured aisles the sunbeam falls
Last Line: Which leads and cheers man to eternity.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE MINSTREL OF PORTUGAL, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Their path had been a troubled one, each step
Last Line: Her humble lover perish'd!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Minstrels


THE MINSTREL'S MONITOR, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Silent and dark is the source of yon river
Last Line: The beauty and glory of sunshine and fame.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE MOORISH MAIDEN'S VIGIL, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Does she watch him, fondly watch him
Last Line: And it is the grave!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Waiting


THE MOUNTAIN GRAVE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She sate beside the rock from which arose
Last Line: Where agatha was sleeping.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Graves; Tombs; Tombstones


THE NAMELESS GRAVE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A nameless grave - there is no stone
Last Line: And such a nameless grave!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Graves; Tombs; Tombstones


THE NEGLECTED ONE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And there is silence in that lonely hall
Last Line: And she is dead, -- her secret unreveal'd.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE NIZAM'S DAUGHTER, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She is yet a child in years
Last Line: Is a thrice-veiled shrine.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Girls


THE OAK; A FRAGMENT, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is the last survivor of a race
Last Line: This oak has no companion!...
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Oak Trees


THE OLD TIMES, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Do you recall what now is living only
Last Line: The dear old times.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Past


THE OMEN, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, how we miss the young and bright
Last Line: The father beside his child was sleeping.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE ORIENTAL NOSEGAY, BY PICKERSGILL, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Through the light curtains came the perfumed air
Last Line: Fling, fling the flowers away!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Flowers; Paintings & Painters


THE PAINTER'S LOVE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Your skies are blue, your sun is bright
Last Line: When hearts they would have soothed are broken!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love; Paintings & Painters


THE PAST, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Weep for the love that fate forbids
Last Line: To dream, despair, and die!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love - Complaints


THE PILGRIM'S TALE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I have gone east, I have gone west
Last Line: Apply its lesson as ye may.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE POET'S FIRST ESSAY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is a fearful stake the poet casts
Last Line: That only gives the laurel to the grave.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE POET'S LOT, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The poet's lovely faith creates
Last Line: The beauty of the rose.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


THE POET'S PAST, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Remembrance makes the poet: 'tis the past
Last Line: Only to know it is not of our sphere?
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Past; Poetry & Poets


THE POLAR STAR, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A star has left the kindling sky
Last Line: My heart to look for you.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Stars


THE POOR, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Few, save the poor, feel for the poor
Last Line: But with a sadder eye.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Poverty


THE POWER OF WORDS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis a strange mystery, the power of words!
Last Line: A word is but a breath of passing air.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Language; Words; Vocabulary


THE PROPHETESS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In the deep silence of the midnight hours
Last Line: The wide world round us is one mighty tomb.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE QUEEN OF CYPRUS: THE PROVENCAL LADY'S LAY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A summer isle, which seem'd to be
Last Line: Nor tell whence that pilgrim minstrel came.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE RAKI, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There's dust upon the distant wind, and shadow on the skies
Last Line: Embalmed by poetry and love.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Chivalry; Gifts & Giving; India; Jewelry & Jewelers; Rings; Bracelets; Necklaces


THE RECORD, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He sleeps, his head upon his sword
Last Line: This was a hero's name.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Heroism; Heroes; Heroines


THE REPLY OF THE FOUNTAIN, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How deep within each human heart
Last Line: Itself with fantasies like these.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE RING: THE GERMAN MINNESINGER'S TALE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Both were young, and both were fair
Last Line: As her heart had the misery it painted known.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE ROSE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why, what a history is on the rose!
Last Line: Unfolded to the earliest breath of june.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Flowers; Roses


THE ROSE: THE ITALIAN MINSTREL'S TALE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The count gonfali held a feast that night
Last Line: Less from a vision of earth than of heaven.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE RUINED MIND, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah! Sad it is to see the deck
Last Line: In their worst shape -- the ruined mind?
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE RUSH-BEARING AT AMBLESIDE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Summer is come, with her leaves and her flowers
Last Line: Let us seek the green rush by the deep woodland springs.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Festivals; Flowers; Fairs; Pageants


THE SAILOR, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! Gloriously upon the deep
Last Line: And where her sailor slept, there slept his mother!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Sailing & Sailors; Seamen; Sails


THE SEA-SHORE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I should like to dwell where the deep blue sea
Last Line: And I ask no home but beside the deep.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Seashore; Beach; Coast; Shore


THE SECOND DAY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sweet spirit of delicious song
Last Line: As he told his tale of high emprize.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE SHEPHERD BOY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Like some vision olden
Last Line: Lowly shepherd boy.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Shepherds & Shepherdesses


THE SICK ROOM, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis midnight, and a starry shower
Last Line: Of suffering, and of sorrow's room.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Sickness; Illness


THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sleep with honey-dews hath bound her
Last Line: Soon it will mourn its rest forsaken!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Sleep


THE SOLDIER'S FUNERAL, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And the muffled drum rolled on the air
Last Line: The father had pray'd o'er his only son!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Funerals; Soldiers; Burials


THE SOLDIER'S GRAVE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There's a white stone placed upon yonder tomb
Last Line: But who died on his own home-pillow!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Graves; Soldiers; Tombs; Tombstones


THE SPANISH PAGE; OR, THE CITY'S RANSOM, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She was a chieftain's daughter, and he a captive boy
Last Line: The warrior spared the moorish town, for that dead maiden's sake.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE SULTAN'S REMONSTRANCE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It suits thee well to weep
Last Line: For which thou dar'dst not die.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Cowardice


THE TEMPLE GARDEN, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The fountain's low singing is heard in the wind
Last Line: Where sweep those dark branches of shadowy green!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Gardens & Gardening


THE TROUBADOUR: CANTO 1, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Call to mind your loveliest dream
Last Line: Her heart was sole memorial.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE TROUBADOUR: CANTO 2, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The first, the very first; oh! None
Last Line: A sign and seal with thee and me!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE TROUBADOUR: CANTO 3, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Land of the olive and the vine
Last Line: Of good or ill that could befall.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE TROUBADOUR: CANTO 4, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It was a wild and untrain'd bower
Last Line: Like the dear love I had for thee!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE TWO DEATHS: 1. DEATH OF SIGURD, EARL OF NORTHUMBERLAND, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The earl lay on his purple bed
Last Line: And earl sigurd's life is done!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


THE TWO DEATHS: 2. DEATH OF CAMOENS, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Pale comes the moonlight thro' the lattice gleaming
Last Line: Camoens, by thy grave!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Camoens, Luiz De (1524-1580); Death; Dead, The


THE UNKNOWN GRAVE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is a little lonely grave
Last Line: The nameless poet hath a shrine.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Graves; Tombs; Tombstones


THE VALE OF LONSDALE, LANCASHIRE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I could no tdwell here, it is all too fair
Last Line: Between the placid scene, and its unrest.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Country Life; Lancashire, England


THE VENETIAN BRACELET, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Those subtle poisons which made science crime
Last Line: "and, half effaced, a name -- ""amenaide."
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE VIOLET, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Violets! - deep-blue violets!
Last Line: The bending and deep-blue violet!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Flowers; Violets


THE VISIONARY AND THE TRUE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah! Waking dreams that mock the day
Last Line: Cold, calm and stern, is truth.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE WARRIOR; A SKETCH, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The warrior went forth in the morning light
Last Line: They bear the young chieftain cold on his bier!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE WOODLAND BROOK, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou art flowing, thou art flowing
Last Line: A deeper fondness o'er me steal.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE WORLD WITHIN, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There was a shadow on his face, that spake
Last Line: Who could believe in what he knew was vain.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE WREATH, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Nay, fling not down those faded flowers
Last Line: To even faded bloom!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Memory


THE WREATH: TALE OF THE MOORISH BARD, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The earliest beauty of the rose
Last Line: Land of hearth and home, aught to liken to thee.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Flowers


THE WRONGS OF LOVE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Alas, how bitter are the wrongs of love
Last Line: For which there is no healing.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love - Complaints


THE YOUNG AVENGER: THE SPANISH MINSTREL'S TALE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The warrior's strength is bow'd by age, the warrior's step is slow
Last Line: As thus the minstrel sung his last.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


THE YOUNG POET'S FATE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Trace the young poet's fate
Last Line: His talents and his state!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


THE ZEGRI LADY'S VIGIL, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ever sits the lady weeping
Last Line: Of the ladye weeping there.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


THE ZENANA; AN EASTERN TALE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What is there that the world hath not
Last Line: Recalled this tale of ancient time.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): India


THOMAS MOORE, ESQ., by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If titania, just wakened from dreams which the rose
Last Line: And to wish for her welfare is wishing for thine.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Moore, Thomas (1779-1852)


THOUGHTS ON CHRISTMAS-DAY IN INDIA, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is christmas, and the sunshine
Last Line: Is what I can feel no more.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Christmas; India; Nativity, The


TO MY BROTHER, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Do you recall the fancies of many years ago
Last Line: How much we loved his dangers, and how we mourned his fall!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Sailing & Sailors; Seamen; Sails


TO OLINTHUS GREGORY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Is there a spot where pity's foot
Last Line: Sees all life held most dear enshrined.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Death - Children; Drowning; Death - Babies


TO THE MEMORY OF A FAVOURITE CHILD; THE DAUGHTER OF A FRIEND, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Her voice is on the haunted air
Last Line: An altar for my prayers and tears.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Death - Children; Death - Babies


TO THE QUEEN, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Within the page, oh, royal ladye! - seeking
Last Line: A nation breathes upon victoria's name!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Victoria, Queen Of England (1819-1901)


TOWN AND HARBOR OF ITHACA, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: By another light surrounded
Last Line: Where ulysses was the king.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Ithaca, Greece; Mythology - Classical; Ulysses; Odysseus


UNAVAILING REGRET, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Farewell! And when the charm of change
Last Line: And sigh to think it is in vain.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


UNGUIDED WILL, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: God, in thy mercy, keep us with thy hand!
Last Line: Have sunk the deepest!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


VANITY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Vanity! Guiding power, 'tis thine to rule
Last Line: Each deems his task the glory of the world.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Vanity


WANT OF SYMPATHY, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: These are the things that fret away the heart
Last Line: How must she feel the chill!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Sympathy; Empathy


WARNING, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Pray thee, maiden, hear him not
Last Line: Then, maiden! Read thy fate in mine.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


WAVE, WIND, AND BARK, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Wave that wand'rest singing by
Last Line: Bidding her: forget me not!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


WE MIGHT HAVE BEEN!, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We might have been! - these are but common words
Last Line: We might have been.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


WEAKNESS ENDS WITH LOVE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I say not, regret me; you will not regret
Last Line: It died with the sentence -- I love thee no more!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of


WHAT IS SUCCESS?, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All things are symbols; and we find
Last Line: Ere half its race be run.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Success


WHEN SHOULD LOVERS BREATHE THEIR VOWS?, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON                Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia


YOUTH AND LOVE, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Young, loving, and beloved - these are brief words
Last Line: Still it is much to think that it has been.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love; Youth