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Wotton, Henry    Poet's Biography
15 poems available by this author


A DESCRIPTION OF THE SPRING    Poem Text    
First Line: And now all nature seemed in love
Last Line: To welcome the new-livery'd year.
Variant Title(s): A May Day
Subject(s): Spring


A HYMN TO MY GOD IN A NIGHT OF MY LATE SICKNESS    Poem Text    
First Line: O thou great power, in whom I move
Last Line: My life, my strength, my joy, my all!
Subject(s): Jesus Christ


A SPRING IDYLL    Poem Text    
First Line: This day dame nature seem'd in love
Last Line: To welcome the new-livery'd year.
Subject(s): Fish & Fishing


D.O.M.    Poem Text    
First Line: Eternal mover, whose diffused glory
Last Line: That only thine, thine is the saving name.


DE MORTE    Poem Text    
First Line: Mans life's a tragedy: his mothers womb
Last Line: And trouble him; then death's his epilogue.
Subject(s): Life


DESCRIPTION OF THE COUNTRY'S RECREATIONS       
First Line: On a bank as I sat a-fishing
Subject(s): Country Life


DIALOGUE BETWIXT GOD AND THE SOUL (AFTER HORACE)       
First Line: Whilst my soul's eye beheld no light


OF A WOMAN'S HEART       
First Line: O faithless world, and thy most faithless
Last Line: To know that love lodged in a woman's breast %is but a guest
Variant Title(s): An Elegy; A Poem Written By Sir Henry Wotton In His Yout
Subject(s): Love; Women


ON HIS MISTRESS, THE QUEEN OF BOHEMIA    Poem Text    
First Line: You meaner beauties of the night
Last Line: The eclipse and glory of her kind?
Variant Title(s): To His Mistress, The Queen Of Bohemia;elizabeth Of Bohemia;queen Worship
Subject(s): Admiration; Elizabeth, Queen Of Bohemia


ON THE SUDDEN RESTRAINT OF ROBERT CARR, EARL OF SOMERSET    Poem Text    
First Line: Dazzled thus with the height of place
Last Line: But proves at night a bed of down.
Variant Title(s): Upon The Sudden Restraint Of The Earl Of Somerset, Then Falling From Favor
Subject(s): Carr, Robert. Earl Of Somerset; Dishonor; Rochester, Viscount (159-1645)


TEARS WEPT AT THE GRAVE OF SIR ALBERTUS MORTON       
First Line: Silence, in truth, would speak my sorrow


THE CHARACTER OF A HAPPY LIFE    Poem Text    
First Line: How happy is he born and taught
Last Line: And, having nothing, yet hath all.
Variant Title(s): The Happy Life;a Good Man;lord Of Himself;of A Happy Life
Subject(s): Freedom; Happiness; Life; Religion; Liberty; Joy; Delight; Theology


TO JOHN DONNE       
First Line: Tis not a coat of gray or shepherd's life
Last Line: For men do often learn when they do teach


VERSES IN PRAISE OF ANGLING    Poem Text    
First Line: Quivering fears, heart-tearing cares
Last Line: Meet, when we come a-fishing here.
Variant Title(s): In Praise Of Angling
Subject(s): Fish & Fishing


WELCOME, PURE THOUGHTS!       
Subject(s): Holidays; Trees