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Author: rowe, elizabeth
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Rowe, Elizabeth Singer    Poet's Biography
21 poems available by this author


A HYMN    Poem Text    
First Line: In vain the dusky night retires
Last Line: A near approach to thee?


A LAPLANDER'S SONG TO HIS MISTRESS    Poem Text    
First Line: Shine out, resplendent god of day
Last Line: To seize my orramoor.
Subject(s): Lapland; Love


BRIGHT OFFERINGS FROM SHEPHERDS       
First Line: A snowy lamb I've bred, so full of play


DESPAIR    Poem Text    
First Line: Oh! Lead me to some solitary gloom
Last Line: And to the grave's dark solitude retire.


EXPOSTULATION       
First Line: How long, great god, a wretched captive here
Last Line: Unthinking sots: kind heaven let me be gone, %I'm tired, I'm sick of this dull farce's repetition


HYMN    Poem Text    
First Line: The glorious armies of the sky
Last Line: Than cease from praising thee!


HYMN OF THE THREE EASTERN MAGI, ADORING OUR SAVIOUR       
First Line: From those blessed regions where the sun displays
Subject(s): Magi


PARAPHRASE ON THE CANTICLES, SELS.       
First Line: What charming voice is that salutes my ear?
Last Line: Come forth, my dove, my charming innocence; %how canst thou fear, while I am thy defence?


PARAPHRASE ON THE CANTICLES: BLUSHING       
First Line: At thy approach, my cheek with blushes grow
Last Line: And thorns to them I sooner would compare %than other beauties to my darling fair


PARAPHRASE ON THE CANTICLES: DAUGHTERS OF JERUSALEM       
First Line: What thy beloved is, we first would know
Last Line: What charms unequalled in him dost thou see, %impatient fair! To raise these storms in thee?


PARAPHRASE ON THE CANTICLES: FRUITFUL TREE       
First Line: And I as soon would rank a fruitful tree
Last Line: And now I charge you, virgins, not to make %the least disturbance, till my love awake


PARAPHRASE ON THE CANTICLES: SPITEFUL FOXES       
First Line: Do thou the spiteful foxes then destroy
Last Line: Turn my beloved, turn again; and thy %dear sight shall make the lazy moments fly


PARAPHRASE ON THE CANTICLES: SPOUSA       
First Line: Commencing all perfection, he is such
Last Line: He's altogether-lovely, this is he, %now, virgins! Pity, though you envy me


PARAPHRASE ON THE CANTICLES: THE BRIDEGROOM       
First Line: Though all the lower world should ransacked be
Last Line: I'll on the hills of frankincense reside, %and pass the time with thee my charming bride


SERAPHS IN HEAVEN       
First Line: To those blest shades, and amaratine bow'rs


TO A VERY YOUNG GENTLEMAN AT A DANCING-SCHOOL       
First Line: So when the queen of love rose from the seas


TO CELINDA       
First Line: I can't, celinda, say, I love
Last Line: The treacherous and deluding arts, %of those base things called men


TO MADAM S---AT THE COURT    Poem Text    
First Line: Come, prethee, leave the courts
Last Line: Can here procure for thee.
Subject(s): Country Life


TO ONE THAT PERSUADES ME TO LEAVE THE MUSES, SELS.       


TO ORESETES       
First Line: To vex the soul with these unjust alarms
Last Line: With downcast eyes as languishing an air, %the emblem of lovbe, and of despair


UPON THE DEATH OF HER HUSBAND    Poem Text    
First Line: In what soft language shall my thoughts get free
Last Line: My spotless faith shall be for ever thine.
Subject(s): Death; Marriage; Dead, The; Weddings; Husbands; Wives