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A DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE RESOLVED SOUL AND CREATED PLEASURE, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Courage my soul, now learn to wield
Last Line: And is thine everlasting store.


A DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE SOUL AND BODY, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O, who shall from this dungeon raise / a soul enslaved so many ways?
Last Line: Green trees that in the forest grew.
Subject(s): Bodies; Sickness; Soul; Illness


A DIALOGUE BETWEEN THYRSIS AND DORINDA, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When death shall part [or, snatch] us from these kids
Last Line: So shall we smoothly pass away in sleep.
Subject(s): Country Life


A DROP OF DEW, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: See how the orient dew
Last Line: Into the glories of the almighty sun.
Variant Title(s): On A Drop Of Dew
Subject(s): Christianity; Dew; Nature


A LETTER TO DOCTOR INGELO, WITH LORD WHITLOCK TO QUEEN OF SWEDEN, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How now, dear exile to the northern zone
Last Line: And may our strains, though light, some pleasure bring!
Subject(s): Christina, Queen Of Sweden (1626-1689); Cromwell, Oliver (1599-1658)


A POEM UPON THE DEATH OF OLIVER CROMWELL, THE LORD PROTECTOR, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: That providence which had so long the care
Last Line: He threats no deluge, yet fore tells a showre.
Subject(s): Cromwell, Oliver (1599-1658); Death; Dead, The


AMETAS AND THESTYLIS MAKING HAY-ROPES, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Think'st thou that this love can stand
Last Line: And go kiss within the hay.


AN ELEGY UPON THE DEATH OF MY LORD FRANCIS VILLIERS, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis true that he is dead: but yet to chuse
Last Line: To be at once his trophee and his tombe.


AN EPITAPH UPON FRANCES JONES, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Enough; and leave the rest to fame
Last Line: Twas more significant, she's dead.


AN HORATIAN ODE UPON CROMWELL'S RETURN FROM IRELAND, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: The forward youth that would appear
Last Line: A power must it maintain.
Variant Title(s): Two Kings
Subject(s): Cromwell, Oliver (1599-1658); Ireland; Irish


ANDREW MARVELL, by CHARLES HARPUR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Spirit, that lookest from the starry fold
Last Line: And feel how nobly all may live and die.
Subject(s): Marvell, Andrew (1621-1678); Poetry & Poets


BERMUDAS, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: Where the remote bermudas ride
Last Line: With falling oars they kept the time.
Variant Title(s): The Emigrants In Bermudas;in Exile;song Of The Emigrants In Bermudas
Subject(s): Bermuda; Exiles; Explorers; Fantasy; God; Religion; Sailing & Sailors; Sea; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers; Theology; Seamen; Sails; Ocean


CLARINDON'S HOUSE-WARMING, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When clarindon had discern'd before hand
Last Line: He comes to be roasted next st. James's faire.
Subject(s): Hyde, Edward. 1st Earl Of Clarendon


CLORINDA AND DAMON, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Damon, come drive thy flocks this way
Last Line: For all the world is our pan's quire.
Subject(s): Country Life


DAMON THE MOWER, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: Hark how the mower damon sung
Last Line: For death thou art a mower too.
Subject(s): Country Life; Death; Dead, The


DAPHNIS AND CHLOE, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Daphnis must from chloe part
Last Line: Why did chloe once refuse?


EPIGRAM ON THE TWO MOUNTAINS OF AMOS-CLIFF AND BILBOROUGH, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Behold how almias-cliff and bilborough's brow
Last Line: Let them, maria, thy parnassus be!
Subject(s): Mountains; Hills; Downs (Great Britain)


EPIGRAMME UPON BLOOD'S ATTEMPT TO STEALE THE CROWN, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When daring blood, his rents to have regain'd
Last Line: A bishops cruelty, the crown was gone.
Subject(s): Blood, Thomas (1618-1680)


EYES AND TEARS, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How wisely nature did decree
Last Line: These weeping eyes, those seeing tears.
Subject(s): Eyes; Tears


FLECKNO, AN ENGLISH PRIEST AT ROME, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oblig'd by frequent visits of this man
Last Line: To hang it in saint peter's for a vow.


MOURNING, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You, that decipher out the fate
Last Line: It is to be suppos'd they grieve.
Subject(s): Grief; Women; Sorrow; Sadness


MUSIC'S EMPIRE, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: First was the world as one great cymbal made
Last Line: Would with you heavens hallelujahs raise.
Subject(s): Music & Musicians


ON MILTON'S PARADISE LOST, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: When I beheld the poet blind yet bold
Last Line: In number, weight, and measure, needs not rhime.
Variant Title(s): On Paradise Lost
Subject(s): Milton, John (1608-1674)


ON THE EMBASSY OF LORD OLIVER ST. JOHN TO UNITED PROVINCES, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Apt names to great men oft we see are given
Last Line: Jerusalem's fate had naught less fine to hinge on.
Subject(s): St. John, Oliver (1598-1673)


ON THE LORD MAYOR ... PRESENTING THE LATE KING AND DUKE, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The londoners gent to their king do present
Last Line: Until you burn again, burn again.
Variant Title(s): Upon The Citye's Going In A Body To Whitehall


ON THE PORTRAIT OF OLIVER CROMWELL, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Before this shadow oft his enemies fled
Last Line: Beneath it lives secure the people led.
Subject(s): Cromwell, Oliver (1599-1658)


ON THE SAME BEING SENT TO THE QUEEN OF SWEDEN, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O virgin queen of the north, expert in war
Last Line: My looks not always stern to royal friends.
Subject(s): Christina, Queen Of Sweden (1626-1689)


ON THE VICTORY OBTAINED BY ADMIRAL BLAKE, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now does spain's fleet her spacious wings unfold
Last Line: And tells the world, how much to you it owes.
Subject(s): Admirals; Blake, Robert (1599-1657); Sea Battles; Naval Warfare


POEM FOR ANDREW MARVELL, by ROBERT BLY    Poem Text         Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Marvell, Andrew (1621-1678)


SONNET: ANDREW MARVELL'S 'DEFINITION OF LOVE', by CONSTANCE CAROLINE WOODHILL NADEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My love is of a birth as rare
Last Line: "yet I rejoice, and take thee for my king."
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of; Marvell, Andrew (1621-1678); Poetry & Poets


THE CHARACTER OF HOLLAND, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Holland, that scarce deserves the name of land
Last Line: Vainly in hell let pluto domineer.
Subject(s): Netherlands; Travel; Holland; Dutch People; Journeys; Trips


THE CORONET, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When for the thorns which I long, too long
Last Line: May crown thy feet, that could not crown thy head.
Subject(s): Cross, The; Flowers


THE DEFINITION OF LOVE, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: My love is of a birth as rare
Last Line: And opposition of the stars.
Subject(s): Absence; Fate; Love; Separation; Isolation; Destiny


THE FAIR SINGER, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To make a final conquest of all me
Last Line: She having gained both the wind and sun.
Subject(s): Love; Seduction


THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF GOVERNMENT UNDER THE LORD PROTECTOR, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Like the vain curlings of the watry maze
Last Line: "troubling the waters, yearly mak'st them heal."
Subject(s): Cromwell, Oliver (1599-1658)


THE GALLERY, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Clora [or, chlora], come view my soul, & tell / whether I have contrived it well
Last Line: To crown her head, and bosome fill.
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters


THE GARDEN, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How vainly men themselves amaze
Last Line: Be reckoned but with herbs and flowers?
Subject(s): Contentment; Gardens & Gardening; Retirement; Solitude; Loneliness


THE LAST INSTRUCTIONS TO A PAINTER, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: After two sittings, now, our lady state
Last Line: Give us this court and rule without a guard.
Subject(s): Charles Ii, King Of England (1630-1685); Paintings And Painters


THE LOYAL SCOT, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of the old heroes when the warlike shades
Last Line: Metempsychosed to some scotch presbyter.
Subject(s): Cleveland, John (1613-1658); Douglas, Captain Archibald; Scotland - Relations With England


THE MATCH, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Nature had long a treasure made / of all her choicest store
Last Line: All love's and nature's store.


THE MOWER AGAINST GARDENS, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: Luxurious man, to bring his vice in use
Last Line: The gods themselves with us do dwell.
Subject(s): Gardens & Gardening; Nature


THE MOWER TO THE GLOW-WORMS, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye living lamps, by whose dear light
Last Line: That I shall never find my home.
Variant Title(s): The Lover To The Glow-worms
Subject(s): Fireflies; Love; Glowworms


THE MOWER'S SONG, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My mind was once the true survey
Last Line: What I do to the grass, does to my thoughts and me.
Subject(s): Grass


THE NYMPH COMPLAINING FOR THE DEATH OF HER FAUN [OR, FAWN], by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: The wanton troopers, riding by
Last Line: White as I can, though not as thee.
Variant Title(s): The Nymph's Grief For Her Faun;death Of The White Fawn
Subject(s): Deer; Nymphs


THE PICTURE OF LITTLE T.C. IN A PROSPECT OF FLOWERS, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: See with what simplicity / this nymph begins her golden days!
Last Line: Nip in the blossom all our hopes and thee.
Subject(s): Children; Flowers; Mortality; Childhood


THE RIVER MEADOWS (IN FLOOD): 59, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Then, to conclude these pleasant acts
Last Line: And isles th'astonisht cattle round.
Subject(s): Floods; Rivers


THE RIVER MEADOWS (IN FLOOD): 60, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Let others tell the paradox
Last Line: And pikes are taken in the pound.
Subject(s): Floods; Rivers


THE RIVER MEADOWS (IN FLOOD): 61, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: But I, retiring from the flood
Last Line: Take sanctuary in the wood.
Subject(s): Floods; Rivers


THE SECOND ADVICE TO A PAINTER FOR DRAWING HISTORY .. NAVAL BUSYNESSE, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Nay painter, if thou dar'st design that fight
Last Line: Kings are in war but cards: they're gods in peace.
Subject(s): Great Britain - Dutch War (1664-1667); Paintings And Painters; Sea Battles; Waller, Edmund (1606-1687); Naval Warfare


THE STATUE AT CHARING CROSSE, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What can be the mystery why charing crosse
Last Line: To behold ev'ry day such a court, such a son.
Subject(s): Charing Cross, London; Charles I, King Of England (1600-1649); Osborne, Thomas. 1st Earl Of Danby; Statues


THE THIRD ADVICE TO A PAINTER, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sandwich in spain now, and the duke in love
Last Line: To woods and groves what once she painted sings.
Subject(s): Great Britain - Dutch War (1664-1667); Paintings And Painters; Politics & Government; Sea Battles; Naval Warfare


THE UNFORTUNATE LOVER, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Alas! How pleasant are the days
Last Line: In a field stable, a lover gules.
Subject(s): Love


THE VOWS, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When the plate was at pawn and the fob at an ebb
Last Line: And quack in their language still, vive le roy.
Subject(s): Charles Ii, King Of England (1630-1685); Hate


TO HIS COY MISTRESS, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: Had we but world enough, and time / this coyness, lady, were no crime
Last Line: Stand still, yet we will make him run.
Subject(s): Carpe Diem; Desire; Holidays; Love; New Year; Time


TO HIS NOBLE FRIEND, MR. RICHARD LOVELACE, UPON HIS POEMS, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Our times are much degenerate from those
Last Line: His booke in them finds judgement, with you love.
Subject(s): Lovelace, Richard (1618-1657)


TO HIS WORTHY FRIEND, DOCTOR WITTY, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sit farther back and make room for thine own fame
Last Line: That handling neither sully nor would guild
Subject(s): Translating & Interpreting; Whitty, Robert


TO KING CHARLES, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O figure five, presaging evil fate
Last Line: In harmony's five notes, o father shine.


TO KING CHARLES. AN IMITATION, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Enough by this of plague and lightning pale
Last Line: A second stock may spring.
Subject(s): Charles I, King Of England (1600-1649)


TO MY HONOURED FRIEND DR.WITTY, CONCERNING HIS TRANSLATION, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Our books in growing ranks so numerous be
Last Line: Which neither flame shall blast nor wrath of heaven.
Subject(s): Translating & Interpreting


TO THE ILLUSTRIOUS DR. LANCELOT JOSEPH DE MANIBAN, SEER, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who now to paper would his thoughts commit
Last Line: Both bird and letter give their augury.


TOM MAY'S DEATH, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As one put drunk into the packet-boat
Last Line: ------------------------------------------------------------------------


TWO SONGS AT MARRIAGE LORD FAUCONBERG AND LADY MARY CROMWELL, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Th' astrologers own eyes are set
Last Line: Whose hopes united banish our despair.
Subject(s): Belasyse, Thomas, Earl Of Fauconberg; Cromwell, Mary (1637-1712); Wedding Song; Epithalamium


UPON AN EUNUCH; A POET, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Deem not that thou art barren, though, forlorn
Last Line: And echo nurse thy words, a tuneful race.
Subject(s): Enuchs; Poetry & Poets


UPON APPLETON HOUSE, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Within this sober frame expect / work of no foreign architect
Last Line: Does now like one of them appear.
Subject(s): Birds; Fairfax, Thomas. 3rd Baron (1612-1671)


UPON SIR ROBERT VYNER'S SETTING UP THE KINGS-STATUE, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As cityes that to the fierce conqueror yield
Last Line: Yet we'd better by far have him than his brother.
Subject(s): Charles Ii, King Of England (1630-1685); Statues


UPON THE DEATH OF LORD HASTINGS, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Go, intercept some fountain in the vein
Last Line: And art indeed is long, but life is short.
Subject(s): Death; Time; Dead, The


UPON THE HILL AND GROVE AT BILLBOROW, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: See how the arched earth does here / rise in perfect hemisphere
Last Line: Nor height but with retirement loves.
Subject(s): Fairfax, Thomas. 3rd Baron (1612-1671)


YOU, ANDREW MARVELL, by ARCHIBALD MACLEISH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And here face down beneath the sun
Alternate Author Name(s): Fleming, Archibald
Subject(s): Marvell, Andrew (1621-1678); Night; Poetry & Poets; Time; Bedtime


YOUNG LOVE, by ANDREW MARVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come, little infant, love me now
Last Line: And we both shall monarchs prove.
Subject(s): Innocence; Love