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Author: smart, christopher
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Smart, Christopher    Poet's Biography
59 poems available by this author


A MORNING-PIECE, OR, AN HYMN FOR THE HAY-MAKERS    Poem Text    
First Line: Brisk chaunticleer his matins had begun
Last Line: And we'll dance to the tune of the stream.
Subject(s): Fields; Labor & Laborers; Shepherds & Shepherdesses; Pastures; Meadows; Leas; Work; Workers


A NIGHT-PIECE, OR, MODERN PHILOSOPHY    Poem Text    
First Line: Twas when bright cynthia with her silver car
Last Line: And next morn pored in plato for more.
Subject(s): Night; Railroads; Roads; Silence; Travel; Bedtime; Railways; Trains; Paths; Trails; Journeys; Trips


A SONG TO DAVID    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: O thou, that sitt'st upon a throne
Last Line: Determined, dared, and done.
Subject(s): David (d. 962 B.c.); Religion; Strength; Worship; Theology


BLOCKHEAD AND BEEHIVE, SELS.       


CAT, SELS.       
Subject(s): Animals; Cats


CHRISTMAS DAY       
First Line: Nature's decorations glisten
Subject(s): Christmas


CITIZEN AND THE RED LION OF BRENTFORD       
First Line: I love my friend - but love my ease


CONCLUSION OF THE MATTER       
First Line: Fear god - obey his just decrees
Last Line: Hosanna! Thou hast won the race
Subject(s): Bible; Religion


CRUCIFIXION OF OUR BLESSED LORD       
First Line: The world is but a sorry scene
Last Line: While wrath and vengeance sleep
Subject(s): Bible; Religion


EPITHALAMIUM ON A LATE HAPPY MARRIAGE       
First Line: When hymen once the mutual bands has wove
Last Line: And's a fair step to reach the heav'n above
Subject(s): Love - Marital; Marriage


FLOWERS       
First Line: For there is no height in which there are not flowers


FOR SATURDAY    Poem Text    
First Line: Now's the time for mirth and play, / saturday's an holiday!
Last Line: Your praises to th' eternal king.
Variant Title(s): Hymns For Saturday
Subject(s): Birds; Eggs; Larks; Saturday Club; Skylarks


GRATITUDE    Poem Text    
First Line: I upon the first creation / clapped my wings with loud applause
Last Line: Weaned from earth, and led to god.
Subject(s): Adam & Eve; Bible; Creation; Eden; Gardens & Gardening; Gratitude; Religion; Theology


HOPE       
First Line: Ah! Hannah, why shouldst thou despair
Last Line: And claim the prize, or er'er I start
Subject(s): Bible; Religion


HOPS ALONG THE MEDWAY       
First Line: Now are our labours crowned with their reward


HOW TO CURE HOPS AND PREPARE THEM FOR SALE       
First Line: Thus much be sung of picking - next succeeds
Subject(s): Mnemonics


HYMN 14, SELS.       


HYMN 6, SELS.       


HYMN TO THE SUPREME BEING ON RECOVERY FROM .. ILLNESS, SELS.       
First Line: But, o immortals! What had I to plead
Last Line: A birth of joy - not like the first of tears and woe
Subject(s): Affliction; Healing; Revivals; Sickness


HYMN: 13. ST. PHILIP AND ST. JAMES    Poem Text    
First Line: Now the winds are all composure
Last Line: His inestimable death.
Subject(s): Bible; God; Jesus Christ; Religion; Saints; Theology


HYMN: 14. THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST       
First Line: And other wond'rous works were done
Last Line: To reign with god for evermore
Subject(s): Ascension Day


HYMN: 3. EPIPHANY       
First Line: Grace, thou source of each perfection
Last Line: As a child, through him may speed


HYMN: 32. THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST    Poem Text    
First Line: Where is this stupendous stranger
Last Line: Of the very world he made.
Variant Title(s): The Nativity Of Our Lord;the Nativity Of Our Lord And Saviour Jesus Christ
Subject(s): Christmas; Jesus Christ; Nativity, The


HYMNS FOR THE AMUSEMENT OF CHILDREN: 13. ELEGANCE       
First Line: Tis in the spirit that attire
Last Line: And lives on honey like st. John


HYMNS FOR THE AMUSEMENT OF CHILDREN: 14. LOVELINESS       
First Line: Good-nature' is thy sterling name
Last Line: And god's good blessing is the end


HYMNS FOR THE AMUSEMENT OF CHILDREN: 15. TASTE       
First Line: O guide my judgement and my taste
Last Line: And polish'd by the master's hand
Subject(s): Bible; Religion


HYMNS FOR THE AMUSEMENT OF CHILDREN: 26. MUTUAL SUBJECTION       
First Line: Some think that in the christian scheme
Last Line: May be as great as I


HYMNS FOR THE AMUSEMENT OF CHILDREN: 29. LONG-SUFFERING OF GOD       
First Line: One hundred feet from off the ground
Last Line: Ha! Ha!The soul regains her place, %and sweetens all the skies


HYMNS FOR THE AMUSEMENT OF CHILDREN: 9. MODERATION       
First Line: Tho' I my party long have chose
Last Line: If jesus wept, and pray'd and died


IDLENESS, AN ODE       
First Line: Goddess of ease, leave lethe's brink
Subject(s): Labor And Laborers


JUBILATE AGNO, SELS.       
First Line: For I prophesy that we shall have our horns again
Last Line: For I pray god be gracious to the bees and the beeves this day
Variant Title(s): Jubliate Agno, Sels
Subject(s): Animals; Bible; Cats; Depression, Mental; Religion


JUBILATE AGNO: 19       
First Line: For the greek and latin are not dead languages, but taken up and accepted


JUBILATE AGNO: 20       
First Line: For thirdly he works it upon stretch with the fore paws extended


JUBILATE AGNO: 3       
First Line: Let tobias bless charity with his dog, which is faithful, vigilant and a friend


JUBILATE AGNO: 7       
First Line: For I am not without authority in my jeopardy


JUBILATE AGNO: BLESSING       
First Line: For having done duty and received blessing he begins to consider himself
Last Line: For he is of the tribe of tiger


JUBILATE AGNO: GARDNER'S TALENT    Poem Text    
First Line: For the doubling of flowers is the improvement of the gardeners talent
Last Line: For the poor man's nosegay is an introduction to a prince.
Subject(s): Bible; Flowers; Gardens & Gardening; Religion; Virtue; Theology


JUBILATE AGNO: GUNS       
First Line: For I bless the prince of peace and pay that all the guns may be


JUBILATE AGNO: LINES 19-33       
First Line: For there is a mystery in numbers
Last Line: Unto purity and refreshment


JUBILATE AGNO: MY CAT JEOFFREY    Poem Text    
First Line: For I will consider my cat jeoffrey
Subject(s): Animals; Cats; Winter


JUBILATE AGNO: MY CAT JEOFFREY       
First Line: For I will consider my cat jeoffrey
Last Line: For he can creep
Subject(s): Animals; Cats; Winter


LASS WITH THE GOLDEN LOCKS       
First Line: No more of my harriot, of polly no more


MISER AND THE MOUSE       
First Line: Says a miser to a mouse, 'my dear mr. Mouse'
Last Line: But none would come here to beg, borrow, or board
Subject(s): Mice


NEW YEAR       
First Line: Word of endless adoration
Last Line: Which attend to my rehearsal %of melodious pray'r below
Subject(s): Christmas


NOON PIECE, SELS.       


ON A BED OF GUERNSEY LILIES    Poem Text    
First Line: Ye beauties! O how great the sum / of sweetness that ye bring
Last Line: That love supports his reign.
Subject(s): Guernsey; Guests; Visiting


ON THE GOODNESS OF THE SUPREME BEING, SELS.       


PARADISE       
First Line: Ye that dwell with cherub-turtles


PATRIOTS OF MANKIND    Poem Text    
First Line: Are we not all of race divine
Last Line: And let's be patriots of mankind.
Subject(s): Freedom; Mankind; Liberty; Human Race


PRAY REMEMBER THE POOR    Poem Text    
First Line: I just came by the prison door
Last Line: As charitably great as he.
Subject(s): Charity; Poverty; Prayer; Philanthropy


PRESENTATION OF CHRIST IN THE TEMPLE       
First Line: Preserver of the church, thy spouse
Last Line: In his own paradise above


REASON AND IMAGINATION, SELS.       


REJOICE IN THE LAMB       
Subject(s): Death


SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: Where shall celia fly for shelter
Last Line: Wear it on your knots and fans.
Subject(s): Love


STARS       
First Line: Stars of the superior class


STORY OF ZACCHEUS       
First Line: Through jericho as jesus came
Last Line: Behold! The lord is passing by


SWANS, LILIES AND DOVES       
First Line: Ye swans that sail and lave


THE HOP GARDEN: BOOK 1: HOPS AND PROPS    Poem Text    
First Line: When phoebus looks through aries on the right
Last Line: They've felt; 'tis then we fell sublimer props.
Subject(s): Cold; Plants; Seasons; Winter; Youth; Planting; Planters


THE HOP-GARDEN: BOOK 2: THE NAIL IN THE GRASS    Poem Text    
First Line: When in the bag thy hops the rustic treads
Last Line: With indignation at the negro's nail.
Subject(s): Grass; Slavery; Serfs