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Author: parnell, thomas
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Parnell, Thomas    Poet's Biography
20 poems available by this author


A HYMN TO CONTENTMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: Lovely, lasting peace of mind!
Last Line: Or own the next begun in this.
Subject(s): Contentment


A NIGHT-PIECE ON DEATH    Poem Text    
First Line: By the blue taper's trembling light, / no more I waste the wakeful night
Last Line: "and mingle with the blaze of day."
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


ALLEGORY ON MAN       
First Line: A thoughtful being, long and spare


AN ELEGY: TO AN OLD BEAUTY    Poem Text    
First Line: In vain, poor nymph, to please our youthful sight
Last Line: He wrapped in wisdom, and they whirled by whim.
Subject(s): Aging; Beauty


ANACREONTIC (1)       
First Line: When spring came on with fresh delight


ANACREONTIC (2)       
First Line: Gay bacchus liking estcourt's wine


ANGEL OR WOMAN    Poem Text    
First Line: When thy beauty appears
Last Line: But still be a woman to you!
Variant Title(s): Song
Subject(s): Beauty; Innocence; Love


BOOKWORM       
First Line: Come hither, boy, we'll hunt today
Last Line: Ye critics! Born to vex the muse, %go mourn the grand ally you lose
Subject(s): Books


FAIRY TALE IN THE ANCIENT ENGLISH STYLE       
First Line: In britain's isle and arthur's days


FLIES: AN ECLOGUE       
First Line: When in the river cows for coolness stand


HEALTH: AN ECLOGUE       
First Line: Now early shepherds o'er the meadow pass


HESIOD; OR, THE RISE OF WOMAN       
First Line: What ancient times, those times we fancy wise


IMITATION OF SOME FRENCH VERSES       
First Line: Relentless time! Destroying power


ON A LADY WITH FOUL BREATH       
First Line: Art thou alive? It cannot be
Last Line: As doves, pursued by birds of prey, %venture with milder man to stay
Subject(s): Halitosis


SMALL SILVER-COLOURED BOOKWORM       
First Line: Insatiate brute, whose teeth abuse


SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: My days have been so wondrous free
Last Line: I cannot wish it less.


SONG       
First Line: Thyrsis, a young and amorous swain


THE HERMIT    Poem Text    
First Line: Far in a wild, unknown to public view
Last Line: And pass'd a life of piety and peace.
Subject(s): Hermits


TO MR. POPE       
First Line: To praise, yet still with due respect to praise
Subject(s): Poetry And Poets


VERSES TO THE MEMORY OF GRACE LADY GETHIN       
First Line: After a painful life in study spent
Last Line: And all we ought or can, in this dark state, %is what we have admir'd to imitate
Subject(s): Books