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Young, Edward Hilton   
Alternate Author Name(s): Kennet Of The Dene, 1st Baron
3 poems available by this author


CHRISTMAS       
First Line: A boy was born at bethlehem
Last Line: They saw with love most passionate %the village street at nazarene
Subject(s): Christmas


MEMORIES    Poem Text    
First Line: Far up at glorian the wind is sighing
Last Line: Nor pay the debt I owe.
Subject(s): Soldiers' Writings; World War I; First World War


MINE-SWEEPING TRAWLERS       
First Line: Not ours the fighter's glow
Subject(s): World War I



Young (1683-1765), Edward    Poet's Biography
51 poems available by this author


BELLEROPHON'S LETTERS       
First Line: He whose blind thought futurity denies


CROWNING DISAPPOINTMENT, NIGHT THOUGHTS       
First Line: So prone our hearts to whisper what we wish


DAY OF JUDGEMENT       
First Line: Now the descending triumph stops its flight


DIFFERENT SOURCES OF FUNERAL TEARS, FR, NIGHT THOUGHTS       
First Line: Our funeral tears from different causes rise


EPISTLE TO MR. POPE: AUTHORS AND CRITICS    Poem Text    
First Line: With fame in just proportion envy grows
Last Line: The fairest fruit, so these the fairest fame.
Variant Title(s): Fame And Envy
Subject(s): Criticism & Critics; Envy; Fame; Reputation


EPISTLE TO MR. POPE: THE BLACK MILITIA OF THE PEN    Poem Text    
First Line: These labouring wits, like paviours, mend our ways
Last Line: Compose the black militia of the pen.
Subject(s): Criticism & Critics; Writing & Writers


EXTEMPORE TO VOLTAIRE CRITICISING MILTON    Poem Text    
First Line: You are so witty, profligate and thin
Last Line: At once we think you milton, death, and sin.
Subject(s): Milton, John (1608-1674); Voltaire, Francois Marie Arouet De


FAVONIUS       
First Line: Ye delicate! Who nothing can support


HOPE       
First Line: Hope, of all passions, most befriends us here
Subject(s): Courage


IMPERIUM PELAGI, OR THE MERCHANT, SELS.       


JOB'S CONFESSION    Poem Text    
First Line: Thou canst accomplish all things, lord of might
Last Line: Man is not made to question, but adore.
Subject(s): Jews; Job (bible); Judaism


LAMENT OF THE DAMNED IN HELL       
First Line: Who burst the barriers of my peaceful grave?


LAST DAY: BOOK 1, SELS       
First Line: Sooner or later, in some future date
Last Line: From the inmost heaven incessant thunders roll %and the strong echo bound from pole to pole


LOVE OF FAME, THE UNIVERSAL PASSION, SELS.       


MAGIC, AT HIS PLANETARY HOUR       
Subject(s): Sleep


MAN SLEEPS, AND MAN ALONE; AND MAN WHOSE FATE       
Subject(s): Sleep


NARCISSA       
First Line: Young, gay, and fortunate!'


NIGHT SABLE GODDESS! FROM HER EBON THRONE       
Subject(s): Sleep


NIGHT THOUGHTS, SELS.       
Subject(s): Courage; Death; Friendship; Religion


NIGHT THOUGHTS; THE COMPLAINT: 1. LIFE, DEATH & IMMORTALITY    Poem Text    
First Line: Tired nature's sweet restorer, balmy sleep!
Last Line: How had it blest mankind, and rescued me!
Subject(s): Death; Funerals; Grief; Immortality; Life; Mankind; Night; Dead, The; Burials; Sorrow; Sadness; Human Race; Bedtime


NIGHT THOUGHTS; THE COMPLAINT: 2. TIME, DEATH AND FRIENDSHIP    Poem Text    
First Line: When the cock crew he wept, -- smote by that eye
Last Line: With incommunicable lustre bright.
Subject(s): Conscience; Death; Friendship; Life; Nature; Night; Time; Dead, The; Bedtime


NIGHT THOUGHTS; THE COMPLAINT: 3. NARCISSA    Poem Text    
First Line: From dreams, where thought in fancy's maze runs mad
Last Line: When shall I die? -- when shall I live for ever?
Subject(s): Death; Fortune; Funerals; Life; Love; Mankind; Night; Sleep; Dead, The; Burials; Human Race; Bedtime


NIGHT THOUGHTS; THE COMPLAINT: 4. THE CHRISTIAN TRIUMPH    Poem Text    
First Line: A much-indebted muse, o yorke! Intrudes
Last Line: Men may live fools, but fools they cannot die.'
Subject(s): Christianity; Death; Fear; God; Life; Night; Old Age; Dead, The; Bedtime


NIGHT THOUGHTS; THE COMPLAINT: 5. THE RELAPSE    Poem Text    
First Line: Lorenzo! To recriminate is just
Last Line: Tis the survivor dies. -- my heart! No more.
Subject(s): Contentment; Death; Fortune; Grief; Life; Night; Pride; Tears; Dead, The; Sorrow; Sadness; Bedtime; Self-esteem; Self-respect


NIGHT THOUGHTS; THE COMPLAINT: 6. THE INFIDEL RECLAIMED (1)    Poem Text    
First Line: She (for I know not yet her name in heav'n)
Last Line: Stronger than death, and smiling at the tomb.
Subject(s): Death; Faith; Future Life; Immortality; Life; Love; Night; Wealth; Dead, The; Belief; Creed; Retribution; Eternity; After Life; Bedtime; Riches; Fortunes


NIGHT THOUGHTS; THE COMPLAINT: 7. THE INFIDEL RECLAIMED (2)    Poem Text    
First Line: Heav'n gives the needful, but neglected, call
Last Line: Let the grave listen; -- and be graver still.
Subject(s): Death; Faith; Hearts; Immortality; Life; Night; Reason; Soul; Virtue; Dead, The; Belief; Creed; Bedtime; Intellect; Rationalism; Brain; Mind; Intellectuals


NIGHT THOUGHTS; THE COMPLAINT: 8. VIRTUE'S APOLOGY    Poem Text    
First Line: And has all nature, then, espoused my part?
Last Line: Satan, thy master, I dare call a dunce.
Subject(s): Death; Future Life; Imagination; Immortality; Machiavelli, Niccolo (1469-1527); Night; Pleasure; Soul; Dead, The; Retribution; Eternity; After Life; Fancy; Bedtime


NIGHT THOUGHTS; THE CONSOLATION: 9    Poem Text    
First Line: As when a traveller, a long day past
Last Line: And midnight, universal midnight! Reigns.
Subject(s): Death; Future Life; God; Graves; Life; Mankind; Night; Time; Travel; Dead, The; Retribution; Eternity; After Life; Tombs; Tombstones; Human Race; Bedtime; Journeys; Trips


NIGHT VISIONS MAY BEFRIEND (AS SUNG ABOVE)       
Subject(s): Sleep


OCEAN, AN ODE, SELS.       


ODE TO THE KING, SELECTION    Poem Text    
First Line: Old ocean's praise
Last Line: When such resemblance shines in kings!
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; George Ii, King Of England (1683-1760)


ON THE BEING OF GOD       
First Line: Retire; - the world shut out


PARAPHRASE ON THE BOOK OF JOB, SELS.       


PENITENCE       
First Line: Great god! %greater that greatest!


RESIGNATION: PART 1: SEASCAPE    Poem Text    
First Line: But though full noble is my theme
Last Line: Dead bards stench every coast.
Subject(s): Sea; Ocean


RESIGNATION: PART 2: A RUNCIBLE THOUGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: O! How disorder'd our machine
Last Line: And set your hand aright!
Subject(s): Voltaire, Francois Marie Arouet De


REVENGE       
First Line: Must I despise thee too, as well as hate thee?


REVERE THYSELF, AND YET THYSELF DESPISE       


RICHES       
First Line: Much learning shows how little mortals know
Subject(s): Courage


SALAMANDER       
First Line: An undevout astronomer is mad!


SENSE IS OUR HELMET, WIT IS BUT THE PLUME       


SIBYL       
First Line: If future fate she plans, 'tis all in leaves


SOCRATES       
First Line: Night is fair virtue's immemorial
Subject(s): Socrates (470-399 B.c.)


THE CRIMINALITY OF WAR    Poem Text    
First Line: One to destroy is murder by the law
Last Line: War's glorious art, and gives immortal fame.
Subject(s): Crime & Criminals; Fame; Injustice; Murder; Social Protest; War; Reputation


THE FOREIGN ADDRESS: WITH A YO, HO, HO    Poem Text    
First Line: O could I sing as you have fought
Last Line: How to battle, to conquest, to glory, we dart!
Subject(s): Battleships; Great Britain - Foreign Relations; Sailing & Sailors; Victory


THE FOREIGN ADDRESS: YE NATIONS, TREMBLE! PARLIAMENT HAS MET    Poem Text    
First Line: Frown you? Frown on; your hour is past!
Last Line: And not abash'd shrink back into their graves.
Subject(s): Great Britain - Parliament


THE LAST DAY: A SUBMARINE JAUNT    Poem Text    
First Line: As yawns an earthquake, when imprison'd air
Last Line: And sails secure within the dark retreat.
Subject(s): Sailing & Sailors; Sea; Submarines; Ocean; Submarine Warfare; U-boats


TIME'S MIDNIGHT VOICE       
First Line: Creation sleeps. 'tis as the general pulse


TIS PAST CONJECTURE; ALL THINGS RISE IN PROOF       
Subject(s): Sleep


TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE MR. DODINGTON       
First Line: Long, dodington, in debt, I long have sought


VIRTUE, THE MEASURE OF YEARS       
First Line: What though short thy date



Young (1818-), Edward   
1 poems available by this author


UNDER THE VIOLETS    Poem Text    
First Line: Under the violets, blue and sweet
Last Line: O grave! I would thy gates were wide.
Subject(s): Death - Children; Death - Babies