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Author: cartwright, william
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Cartwright, William    Poet's Biography
20 poems available by this author


A NEW YEAR'S GIFT TO BRIAN LORD BISHOP OF SARUM UPON THE AUTHOR'S ENTYERING INTO HOLY ORDERS, 1638    Poem Text    
First Line: Now that the village reverence doth lie hid
Last Line: They do receive; but you, sir, make the gift.
Subject(s): Gifts & Giving; New Year


A SONG OF DALLIANCE    Poem Text    
First Line: Hark, my flora! Love doth call us
Last Line: The next conquest shall be thine.
Subject(s): Courtship


COME, MY SWEET, WHILES EVERY STRAIN       


FALSEHOOD    Poem Text    
First Line: Still do the stars impart their light
Last Line: And as the stream with murmur pass.
Subject(s): Unfaithfulness; Truth


GOOD EATING SONG       
First Line: Then our music is in prime


HOUSE BLESSING       
First Line: Saint francis and saint benedight


NO PLATONIQUE LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Tell me no more of minds embracing minds
Last Line: They only find a medicine for the itch.
Variant Title(s): No Platonic Love
Subject(s): Love


OF ALL THE BIRDS       
First Line: Of all the birds that I do know
Last Line: Phillip will cry still: yet, yet, yet


ON A VIRTUOUS YOUNG GENTLEWOMAN THAT DIED SUDDENLY    Poem Text    
First Line: When the old flaming prophet climb'd the sky
Last Line: That she could die or that she could live here.
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


ON HIS MAJESTY'S RECOVERY FROM THE SMALL-POX, 1633    Poem Text    
First Line: I do confess, the over-forward tongue
Last Line: That plac'd him on his throne; this makes him reign.
Subject(s): Small Pox


ON THE QUEEN'S RETURN FROM THE LOW CONTRIES    Poem Text    
First Line: Hallow the threshold, crown the posts anew!
Last Line: Whose highest 'treason' is but highest love.
Subject(s): Homecoming; Bravery; Queens


ROYAL SLAVE, SELS.       


SEAL UP HER EYES, O SLEEP, BUT FLOW, FR. THE SIEGE       


THE DEAD SPARROW    Poem Text    
First Line: Tell me not of joy; there's none
Last Line: To sing dirges o'er his stone.
Variant Title(s): Lesbia Upon Her Sparrow
Subject(s): Death - Animals; Sparrows


TO A LADY WEEPING    Poem Text    
First Line: O now the certain cause I know
Last Line: This from your cheeks, that from your eyes.
Subject(s): Eyes; Grief; Tears; Sorrow; Sadness


TO CHLOE WHO FOR HIS SAKE WISHED HERSELF YOUNGER    Poem Text    
First Line: Chloe, why wish you that your years
Last Line: And whom he finds young keeps young still.
Subject(s): Desire; Love


TO CHLOE, WHO WISHED HERSELF YOUNG ENOUGH FOR ME    Poem Text    
First Line: Chloe, why wish you that your years
Last Line: Too old for you as you for me.
Subject(s): Love - Age Differences


TO MR. W.B. AT THE BIRTH OF HIS FIRST CHILD       
First Line: Y' are now transcrib'd, and publike view


UPON THE DRAMATICK POEMS OF MR. JOHN FLETCHER       
First Line: Fletcher, though some call it thy fault
Subject(s): Fletcher, John (1579-1625)


VALEDICTION       
First Line: Bid me not go where neither suns nor showers
Last Line: So by this art fancy shall fortune cross, %and lovers live by thinking on their loss