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10/14/1644, by EDWARD HERBERT                Poet's Biography
First Line: Enraging griefs, though you most diverse be
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


A DESCRIPTION, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I sing her worth and praises high
Last Line: Two alabaster pillars stand,
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Beauty


A DITTY MADE BY LORENZO ALLEGRE TO ONE SLEEPING TO BE SUNG, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah, wonder!
Last Line: Admired light.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


A DIVINE LOVE, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why should dull art, which is wise nature's ape
Last Line: But a true hell that leads to her false heaven?
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


A MEDITATION UPON HIS WAX CANDLE BURNING OUT, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: While thy ambitious flame doth strive for height
Last Line: Where faithful loving souls with joys are crown'd.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Candles


A MERRY RHYME SENT TO THE LADY WROTH .. BIRTH OF LORD PEMBROKE'S CHILD, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Madam, though I am one of those
Last Line: All I care is, if the child grows.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Birth; Wroth, Mary Sidney (1586-1652); Child Birth; Midwifery


A VISION, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Within an open curled sea of gold
Last Line: Unless that he my vision can unfold.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Hair


AN ODE UPON A QUESTION WHETHER LOVE SHOULD CONTINUE FOREVER, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Having interr'd her infant-birth
Last Line: Their ravish'd spirits did possess.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Variant Title(s): Ode Upon Question Moved: Whether Love Should Continue Ever
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of; Stillbirth; Death - Childbirth


ANOTHER SONNET TO BLACK IT SELF, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou black, wherein all colours are compos'd
Last Line: All revelation unto man denies.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Variant Title(s): Sonnet To Black It Self
Subject(s): Black (Color)


DITTY, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why dost thou hate return instead of love
Last Line: I may triumph yet over fate and death.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


DITTY, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If you refuse me once, and think again
Last Line: And keep an everlasting spring.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


DITTY, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Can I then live to draw that breath
Last Line: Even death cannot end.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


DITTY, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Deep sighs, records of my unpitied grief
Last Line: I give you leave, break time, break heart and all.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


DITTY, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tears, flow no more; or if you needs must flow
Last Line: To dry those tears and to blow out those fires?
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


DITTY IN IMITATION OF THE SPANISH: ENTRE TANTO QUE L'AVRIL, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now that the april of your youth adorns
Last Line: And that which is not youth's, is age's prey.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Youth


DITTY TO THE TUNE OF 'A CHE DEL QUANTO MIO' OF PESARINO, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where now shall these accents go
Last Line: Echo. Live.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


ECHO IN A CHURCH, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where shall my troubled soul at large
Last Line: Echo. I am.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Churches; Cathedrals


ECHO TO A ROCK, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou heaven-threat'ning rock, gentler than she!
Last Line: Echo. Well.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Echo (Mythology); Stones; Granite; Rocks


ELEGY FOR DOCTOR DONNE, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What though the vulgar and received praise
Last Line: Such vice avail more than their virtues can.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Donne, John (1572-1631); Poetry & Poets


ELEGY FOR THE PRINCE, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Must he be ever dead? Cannot we add
Last Line: Which, being his, can therefore never die.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


ELEGY OVER A TOMB, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Must I then see, alas! Eternal night
Last Line: Or hope relief.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


EPITAHPHIUM CAECILLIAE BOULSTRED, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Methinks death like one laughing lies
Last Line: And did not die, but left her body dead.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Future Life; Retribution; Eternity; After Life


EPITAPH FOR HIMSELF, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The monument which thou beholdest here
Last Line: With his creator, peace, joy, truth and love.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Epitaphs; Self


EPITAPH FOR SIR PHILIP SIDNEY, AT ST. PAUL'S WITHOUT A MONUMENT ..., by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Within this church sir philip sidney lies
Last Line: Souldiers, their martyr; lovers, their saint.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Sidney, Sir Philip (1554-1586); St. Paul's Cathedral, London


EPITAPH OF A STINKING POET, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here stinks a poet, I confess
Last Line: Yet wanting breath stinks so much less.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Epitaphs; Poetry & Poets; Smells; Odors; Aromas; Fragrances


EPITAPH OF KING JAMES, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here lies king james who did so propagate
Last Line: That tears in them force thee to weep again.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Epitaphs


EPITAPH ON SIR EDWARD SACKVILLE'S CHILD WHO DIED IN HIS BIRTH, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Reader, here lies a child that never cri'd
Last Line: Nothing that ever di'd hath liv'd so long.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Epitaphs; Stillbirth; Death - Childbirth


EPITAPH ON SIR FRANCIS VERE, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If thou appear
Last Line: This world for him made paradise again.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Epitaphs; Vere, Sir Francis (1560-1609)


EPITAPHIUM GULIELMI HERBERT DE SWANSEA, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Great spirit, that in new ambition
Last Line: Since thou hast not begot it.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


I AM THE FIRST THAT EVER LOV'D, by EDWARD HERBERT                Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


IN A GLASS WINDOW, FOR INCONSTANCY, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Love, of this clearest, frailest glass
Last Line: Clearness for me, frailty for her.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Mirrors; Unfaithfulness; Infidelity; Adultery; Inconstancy


INCONSTANCY, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Inconstancy's the greatest of sins
Last Line: Like the same body in another place.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Unfaithfulness; Infidelity; Adultery; Inconstancy


KISSING, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come hither, womankind and all their worth
Last Line: So, 'tis enough.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Kisses; Love


LA GIALLETTA GALLANTE OR THE SUN-BURN'D EXOTIC BEAUTY, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Child of the sun, in whom his rays appear
Last Line: And by thy gold show like some copper-mine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Beauty; Sunbathing


MADRIGAL, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How should I love my best?
Last Line: Believe't, I will.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Love


MADRIGAL, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear, when I did from you remove
Last Line: Heaven's lights and you to me will shine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Love


MELANDER SUPPOS'D TO LOVE SUSAN, BUT DID LOVE ANN, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who doth presume my mistress's name to scan
Last Line: Must I not however love susan? Echo. Ann.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Love


ODE: OF OUR SENSE OF SIN, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Vengeance will sit above our faults, but till
Last Line: Himself knows more.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Sin


PARTED SOULS, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I must depart, but like to his last breath
Last Line: Death unto us must be freedom and rest.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Farewell; Parting


PLATONIC [OR, PLATONICK] LOVE (1), by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Disconsolate and sad
Last Line: My chief contentment I will entertain.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of


PLATONIC [OR, PLATONICK] LOVE (2), by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Madam, believe't, love is not such a toy
Last Line: Have their contents they in each other find.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of


PLATONIC [OR, PLATONICK] LOVE (3), by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Madam, your beauty and your lovely parts
Last Line: Will turn, and circle, with their rays, your face.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of


PRINCETON, by HERBERT EDWARD MIEROW    Poem Text            
First Line: Changed with the passing years, yet still the same
Last Line: And love of unseen things that do not die.
Subject(s): Princeton, New Jersey


RESTRAINED HOPES, THOUGH YOU DARE NOT ASPIRE, by EDWARD HERBERT                Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


SATIRES: 1. THE STATE PROGRESS OF ILL, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I say, 'tis hard to write satires, though ill
Last Line: Compos'd as then: few men and many beasts.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Satire (As Poetic Genre); Sickness; Illness


SATIRES: 2. OF TRAVELLERS: FROM PARIS, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ben jonson, travel is a second birth
Last Line: So end this satire, and bid thee good night.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Travel; Journeys; Trips


SONNET, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thus ends my love, but this doth grieve me most
Last Line: It be a temple, but without a saint.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of


SONNET, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lord, thus I sin, repent, and sin again
Last Line: Whilst I do talk with my creator thus.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of


SONNET, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Innumerable beauties, thou white haire
Last Line: Thou seemest, wreath'd by some immortal hand.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of


SONNET MADE UPON THE GROVES NEAR MERLOU CASTLE, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You well-compacted groves, whose light and shade
Last Line: A self-renewing vegetable bliss?
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Landscape


SONNET OF BLACK BEAUTY, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Black beauty, which, above that common light
Last Line: Our darkness which can make us think it dark.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Variant Title(s): Of Black Beauty
Subject(s): Black (Color)


THE BROWN BEAUTY, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: While the two contraries of black and white
Last Line: You more than any may be dignifi'd.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Beauty; Black (Color); Brown (Color); White (Color)


THE FIRST MEETING, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As sometimes with a sable cloud
Last Line: Comes from the motions of your mind
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Love - Beginnings


THE GREEN-SICKNESS BEAUTY (1), by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Though the pale white within your cheeks compos'd
Last Line: And to be gather'd rather than to fall.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


THE GREEN-SICKNESS BEAUTY (2), by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: From thy pale look while angry love doth seem
Last Line: Gave but occasion to suspect it more.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


THE IDEA, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All beauties vulgar eyes on earth do see
Last Line: Much more th' idea where you first began.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


THE THOUGHT, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If you do love as well as I
Last Line: If you do love as well as I.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of


TO A LADY WHO DID SING EXCELLENTLY, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When our rude and unfashion'd words, that long
Last Line: Or only the delights which you did give?
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Singing & Singers; Songs


TO HER BODY, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Regardful presence! Whose fix'd majesty
Last Line: Itself like thee would rest, like thee would move.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Bodies


TO HER EYES, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Black eyes if you seem dark
Last Line: Through black, cannot but be divine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Eyes


TO HER FACE, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fatal aspect! That hast an influence
Last Line: Sure adam sinn'd not in that spotless face.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Faces


TO HER HAIR, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Black beamy hairs, which so seem to arise
Last Line: With the sunbeams below.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Hair


TO HER MIND, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Exalted mind! Whose character doth bear
Last Line: Thyself to us, thou shouldst be still a wonder?
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Reason; Intellect; Rationalism; Brain; Mind; Intellectuals


TO HIS FRIEND, BEN JONSON, OF HIS HORACE MADE ENGLISH, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas not enough, ben jonson, to be thought
Last Line: To be the horace of our times and his.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Horace (65-8 B.c.); Jonson, Ben (1572-1637); Poetry & Poets; Translating & Interpreting


TO HIS MISTRESS FOR HER TRUE PICTURE, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Death, my life's mistress, and the sovereingn queen
Last Line: Who from my mouth-grate and eye-window bawl.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Beauty; Love


TO HIS WATCH, WHEN HE COULD NOT SLEEP, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Uncessant minutes, whilst you move you tell
Last Line: You die in time, time in eternity.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Insomnia; Watches; Sleeplessness


TO MISTRESS DIANA CECIL, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Diana cecil, that rare beauty thou dost show
Last Line: When men might hope more than they understood.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Beauty


TO ONE BLACK AND NOT VERY HANDSOME, WHO EXPECTED COMMENDATION, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What though your eyes be stars, your hair be night
Last Line: Or leave thee with the praise of being chaste.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


TO THE AUTHOR, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thine art and subject both such worth contain
Last Line: That thou art best requited in thy pain.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Davies, John (1563-1618)


TO THE COUNTESS OF DORSET, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Since in your face, as in a beauteous sphere
Last Line: Of love and honour equal cause impart.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord


UPON COMBING HER HAIR, by EDWARD HERBERT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Breaking from under that thy cloudy veil
Last Line: And strike out day from thy yet fairer eyes.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cherbury, 1st Baron Herbert Of; Herbert Of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron; Herbert Of Cherbury, Lord
Subject(s): Hair