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Author: godolphin,
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Godolphin, Sidney    Poet's Biography
28 poems available by this author

A BALLET    Poem Text    
First Line: Amarillis a late
Last Line: Revived in her heart.

First Line: Tell me, lucinda, since my fate
Last Line: Not to know what to say.
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of

A FAREWELL    Poem Text    
First Line: Adieu thys is no cheape ayre
Last Line: The house to give that soule more roome in itt
Subject(s): Farewell; Parting

A SONNET    Poem Text    
First Line: Madam, 'tis true, your beauties move
Last Line: Reward for his delight?
Subject(s): Love - Unrequited

CHORUS    Poem Text    
First Line: Vain man, born to no happiness
Last Line: Are since becalm'd, and feel no wind.
Subject(s): Love

First Line: Doth not our chiefest bliss then lie
Subject(s): Love

CLORIS    Poem Text    
First Line: Cloris, may I unhappy prove
Last Line: Then may I never love thee more.
Subject(s): Love

CONSTANCY    Poem Text    
First Line: Love unreturn'd, howe'er the flame
Last Line: The most wisht monument.
Subject(s): Fidelity; Faithfulness; Constancy

ELEGIE ON D.D.    Poem Text    
First Line: Now, by one yeare, time and our frailtie have
Last Line: Of what you were, then what you are, expresse.
Subject(s): Donne, John (1572-1631); Poetry & Poets

EPISTLE    Poem Text    
First Line: That you may see your letters, use
Last Line: When wanton, and my verses, die.

EPISTLE    Poem Text    
First Line: Sir, when your known hand, and style, and name
Last Line: That ever curate did befall.

First Line: Possest of all that nature could bestow
Last Line: Have never honour'd any tomb than hers.
Subject(s): Epitaphs

HALFWAY IN LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Fair friend, 'tis true, your beauties move
Last Line: Reward for his delight?
Variant Title(s): "fair Friend, 'tis True, Your Beauties Move"";

HYMN    Poem Text    
First Line: Lord, when the wise men came from far
Last Line: Then, though we do not know, we love.
Variant Title(s): Wise Men And Shepherds
Subject(s): Worship

LINES    Poem Text    
First Line: Fair shadow, stay, may I for ever see
Last Line: My thoughts, and in your scorn, your beauty dies.

MEDITATION - REPLY    Poem Text    
First Line: Unhappy east - not in that awe
Last Line: Makes conquest of the heavenly part.
Variant Title(s): Meditation

ON SIR F. CAREW    Poem Text    
First Line: No way unworthy of his fair descent
Last Line: Not move thy tears, but warm thee with like flame.
Subject(s): Carey, Sir Ferdinando; Death; Dead, The

PSALM 137    Poem Text    
First Line: As by the rivers we lay down
Last Line: And none shall pity their despair.

PSALM 141    Poem Text    
First Line: Lord, hear the prayer thou dost inspire
Last Line: Who these malicious dangers set.

QUATRAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: Soft and sweet airs, whose gentle gales
Last Line: Whether to you they aught can owe.

QUATRAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: No more unto my thoughts appear
Last Line: Too weak to be your shrine.

SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: Shepherd, we do not see our looks
Last Line: I still have fear.
Subject(s): Happiness; Joy; Delight

SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: Tis affection but dissembled
Subject(s): Happiness; Joy; Delight

SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: Or love me less or love me more
Last Line: Which for my sake you do put on.
Subject(s): Happiness; Joy; Delight

Last Line: And joy of my hart

TO CHLORIS [CLORIS]    Poem Text    
First Line: Chloris, it is not thy disdain
Variant Title(s): To The Tune Of In Fayth I Cannot Keepe My Fathers Sheep

TO THE KING AND QUEEN    Poem Text    
First Line: Be all your senses blest with harmony
Last Line: Diffusive, great, and in their truth, secure.

TRIPLETS    Poem Text    
First Line: Virtue, and you, so intermix that we
Last Line: To see you, she is most her own reward.