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Author: habington, william
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Habington, William    Poet's Biography
23 poems available by this author


AGAINST THEM WHO LAY UNCHASTITY TO THE SEX OF WOMAN    Poem Text    
First Line: They meet but with unwholesome springs
Last Line: Tis majesty to rule alone.
Subject(s): Fidelity; Lust; Women; Faithfulness; Constancy


CAELUM NON ANIMUM       
First Line: Goe find some whispering shade neare arne


CASTARA       
First Line: Like the violet, which alone
Variant Title(s): Description Of Castar
Subject(s): Freedom; Stars


COGITABO PRO PECCATO MEO       
First Line: In what dark silent grove


ELEGIES ON GEORGE TALBOT, ESQ       
First Line: Let me contemplate thee (fair soul), and ... Ha


LOVE'S ANNIVERSARY TO THE SUN       
First Line: Thou art returned, great light, to that blest hour


MELANCHOLY       
First Line: Were but that sigh a pentitential breath


MY SOULE, WHEN THOU AND I       


ON HIS DEATH    Poem Text    
First Line: Tell me, o great all-knowing god
Last Line: I shall forgive the trespasse of my heire.
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


QUEEN OF ARRAGON, SELS.       


SWIFT IN THY WATERY CHARIOT, COURTEOUS THAMES       


TIME! WHERE DIDST THOU THOSE YEARS INTER       


TO CASTARA, IN A TRANCE    Poem Text    
First Line: Forsake me not so soon; castara, stay
Last Line: Ne'er to cast anchor till we reach at heaven.


TO CASTARA, OF TRUE DELIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: Why doth the ear so tempt the voice
Last Line: Chaste virtue's only true and fair.
Subject(s): Duplicity; Imagination; Deceit; Fancy


TO CASTARA, UPON AN EMBRACE       
First Line: Bout th' husband oke, the vine
Last Line: We patterne angels, and they us


TO CASTARA, UPON THE DEATH OF A LADY    Poem Text    
First Line: Castara weep not, tho' her tomb appear
Last Line: Show stars, when fate puts out the day's great light?


TO CASTARA: THE REWARD OF INNOCENT LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: We saw and woo'd each other's eyes
Last Line: And adde a perfume to our dust.


TO CUPID, UPON A DIMPLE IN CASTARA'S CHEEK    Poem Text    
First Line: Nimble boy, in thy warm flight
Last Line: "here lies cupid blest in death."


TO THE MOMENT LAST PAST    Poem Text    
First Line: O whither dost thou flye? Cannot my vow
Last Line: Ten of his fellow moments fled away.
Subject(s): Time


TO THE WORLD; THE PERFECTION OF LOVE       
First Line: You who are earth and cannot rise
Last Line: It may know age, but not decay


UPON THE THOUGHT OF AGE AND DEATH       
First Line: The breath of time shall blast the flowry spring


WELCOME, THOU SAFE RETREAT       
Subject(s): Death


WHO AM I WHO DARE TO CALL THEE, GOD!