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Author: norris, john
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Norris, John   
10 poems available by this author


CANTICLE       
First Line: Twas my beloved spake


HYMN TO DARKNESS    Poem Text    
First Line: Hail thou most sacred venerable thing
Last Line: Tis just we should adore, 'tis just we should thee sing.
Variant Title(s): To Darkness
Subject(s): Nature; Night; Bedtime


LIKE ANGELS' VISITS       
First Line: How fading are the joys we dote upon


MEDITATION       
First Line: It must be done (my soul) but 'tis a strange
Last Line: With horrour they resign'd to the untry'd abyss
Subject(s): Mourning


MY LITTLE SAINT    Poem Text    
First Line: I care not, though it be
Last Line: Live happy, and be mindful of me there.
Subject(s): Love


PARTING       
First Line: Depart! The sentence of the damn'd I hear


REPLY       
First Line: Since you desire of me to know


RETIREMENT       
First Line: Well, I have thought on't, and I find


THE ASPIRATION    Poem Text    
First Line: How long, great god, how long must I
Last Line: But fly, and love on all the way.
Subject(s): Future Life; Retribution; Eternity; After Life


TO DR. PLOT, ON HIS NATURAL HISTORY OF STAFFORDSHIRE       
First Line: What strange perversity is this of man!