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Subject: PRAISE
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A BALLAD, by ANDRE HENRI CONSTANT VAN HASSELT    Poem Text            
First Line: O restless swallow! Thou whose wings
Last Line: "down in their depths he lies asleep!"
Subject(s): Nature; Praise


A BOOK OF AIRS: SONG 12. A RENUNCIATION, by THOMAS CAMPION    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou art not fair, for all thy red and white
Last Line: Embrace, and kiss, and love me, in despite.
Subject(s): Flattery; Love; Praise


A CATCH, by THOMAS (TOM) BROWN    Poem Text            
First Line: Some write in the praise
Last Line: Or cry 'damn you and sink you?'
Subject(s): Praise


A CHAUNT IN PRAISE, by WILFRID SCAWEN BLUNT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How many hymns have I chaunted, lady, in laud of thee
Last Line: Eagles and ravens exulting scream from the wilderness.
Subject(s): Love; Praise


A CHILD'S BATTLES, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Praise of the knights of old
Last Line: Take my love.
Subject(s): Flowers; Knights & Knighthood; Praise


A CHRISTMAS CAROL (ON THE STROKE OF MIDNIGHT), by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thank god, thank god, we do believe
Last Line: Firstborn of god and heir of heaven.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): Christmas; Jesus Christ; Praise; Religion; Nativity, The; Theology


A DIVINE PASTORAL, by JOHN BYROM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The lord is my shepherd, my guardian, and guide
Last Line: Be content all my life, and resign'd at my death.
Subject(s): God; Hope; Lord's Supper; Praise; Shepherds & Shepherdesses; Optimism


A HEALTH, by JOHN CHALK CLARIS    Poem Text            
First Line: When we crown a bowl to him
Last Line: We, byron, drink to you!
Alternate Author Name(s): Brooke, Arthur
Subject(s): Byron, George Gordon, Lord (1788-1824); Poetry & Poets; Praise; Byron, George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron


A HYMN IN PRAISE OF NEPTUNE, by THOMAS CAMPION    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of neptune's empire let us sing
Last Line: The praise of neptune's empery.
Variant Title(s): A Hymn In Praise Of Neptune
Subject(s): Hymns (as Literary Form); Praise; Sea; Ocean


A LITTLE GIRL IN SCHOOL, by FRANCES VIOLA HOLDEN    Poem Text            
First Line: A little girl in school
Last Line: How merry were the days!
Subject(s): Girls; Happiness; Life; Praise; Time; Joy; Delight


A MAY SONG, by MARGARET LOUISA WOODS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O shepherdess come
Last Line: And fresh is the may.
Alternate Author Name(s): Woods, Mrs. Margaret Louisa Bradley
Subject(s): Love; May (month); Poetry & Poets; Praise; Singing & Singers


A NIGHT'S WALK, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "power, the noted highwayman, had long disturbed the peace"
Last Line: "with utmost pluck and patience too, demand our highest praise"
Subject(s): Crimes & Criminals;hunting;praise; Hunters


A OUTRANCE, by RAY CLARKE ROSE    Poem Text            
First Line: Say, why should I sing of an angel of light
Last Line: Like an ardent red rose in a tropical breeze!
Subject(s): Longing; Love; Man-woman Relationships; Poetry & Poets; Praise; Male-female Relations


A PARAPHRASE ON THE 13TH ODE OF THE 3RD BOOK OF HORACE, by THOMAS WARTON THE ELDER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: While sol with thee, dear fountain, plays
Last Line: While you reign each a naïad of the stream.
Subject(s): Fountains; Nature; Praise; Water; Youth


A PARAPHRASE ON THE 65TH PSALM, by THOMAS WARTON THE ELDER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To thee, jehovah, grateful sion sings
Last Line: And the full valleys laugh and sing and shout around.
Subject(s): Bible; Earth; God; Nature; Praise; Prayer; World


A PARTERRE OF KINGS, by VICTOR GUSTAVE PLARR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: With diamonds the boxes flashed and blazed
Last Line: And nothing lacked that night save only art!
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Diamonds; Praise; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


A SEAFOG, by MARGARET ELIZABETH MUNSON SANGSTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Up from the sea came a chill gray mist
Last Line: As it bows to its gracious king.
Alternate Author Name(s): Van Deth, Gerrit, Mrs.
Subject(s): Death; Fog; Grief; Praise; Soul; Dead, The; Haze; Sorrow; Sadness


A SONG, by JOHN BYROM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why, prithee now, what does it signify
Last Line: To be cheerful and thankful for all.
Subject(s): Praise; Virtue; Wisdom


A SONG FOR OCTOBER, by THOMAS AUGUSTINE DALY    Poem Text            
First Line: Fruitful october! So fair and calm
Last Line: Chords of my heart give back to thee!
Alternate Author Name(s): Daly, T. A.
Subject(s): Frost; Music & Musicians; October; Praise; Singing & Singers; Songs


A SONG OF LIFE, by ABRAHAM IBN EZRA    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: For god, the living lord, my soul's athirst
Last Line: Each soul of life his god must bless.
Subject(s): God; Jews; Life; Praise; Judaism


A SONG TO ILLINOIS, by HORACE SPENCER FISKE    Poem Text            
First Line: Lift a song to illinois, a song of pride and praise
Last Line: Her mighty, marching city, and the lifting hopes of men.
Subject(s): Illinois; Praise; Pride; Self-esteem; Self-respect


A THANKSGIVING FOR F.D. MAURICE, by GEORGE MACDONALD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The veil hath lifted and hath fallen; and him
Last Line: His spirit send thou back in thine again.
Subject(s): Friendship; God; Humility; Maurice, Frederick Denison (1805-1872); Piety; Praise; Virtue


A TOAST, by EMILY PAULINE JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There's wine in the cup, vancouver
Last Line: Vancouver, here's a ho!
Alternate Author Name(s): Tekahionwake
Subject(s): Praise; Vancouver, Canada


A TRIBUTE TO DR MURISON, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Success to the good and skilful dr murison
Last Line: Is the honest confession of mcgonagall.
Subject(s): Dundee, Scotland; Honor; Medicine; Patience; Physicians; Praise; Drugs, Prescription; Doctors


A TRIBUTE TO MR J. GRAHAM HENDERSON, THE WORLD'S FAIR JUDGE, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thrice welcome home to hawick, mr j. Graham henderson
Last Line: And to gainsay it there's few people can.
Subject(s): Homecoming; Honor; Judges; Praise


A VALENTINE, by CHRISTOPHER DARLINGTON MORLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To her whose glamor moves and stirs
Last Line: This valentine -- to new york city!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hall, Galway
Subject(s): Holidays; Love; Praise; Valentine's Day


A VESPER SONG, by MARGARET ELIZABETH MUNSON SANGSTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The clouds of the sunset, fold on fold
Last Line: Perhaps to some one lost in the dark.
Alternate Author Name(s): Van Deth, Gerrit, Mrs.
Subject(s): Hymns (as Literary Form); Melodies; Praise; Singing & Singers


ACCEPTED, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Accepted, perfect, and complete
Last Line: One alleluia-song to thee!
Subject(s): Praise


ADON OLAM, by ISRAEL GOLLANCZ    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Eternal lord, his praise I sing
Last Line: God guarding me, I have no fear.
Subject(s): God; Jews; Praise; Judaism


ADORATION, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O master, at thy feet
Last Line: For heaven and earth the one, the grand, the eternal theme.
Subject(s): Praise


AESTHETIC, by ELLA WHEELER WILCOX    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In a garb that was guiltless of colors
Last Line: "I was thinking of nothing in space."
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Robert, Mrs.
Subject(s): Beauty; Faces; Praise; Women


AFTERTHOUGHTS OF DONNA ELVIRA, by CAROLYN KIZER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You, after all, were good
Last Line: Or else we have never been born.
Subject(s): Love; Praise; Women; Women's Rights; Feminism


ALAN SEEGER, by JOHN LANGDON JONES    Poem Text            
First Line: The words are done. The covers of the song
Last Line: Your music still is heard through many lands.
Subject(s): Praise


ALEXANDER II OF RUSSIA, by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hail to the czar alexander!
Last Line: Alexander!
Alternate Author Name(s): Dean
Subject(s): Alexander Ii, Czar Of Russia (1818-1881); Honor; Praise; Russia; Soviet Union; Russians


ALL THE WORLD SHALL COME TO SERVE THEE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
Last Line: Shall hail thee crowned king
Subject(s): God;jews;praise; Judaism


ALLELUIA!, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: With windflower now and daffodil
Last Line: Alleluia!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Birds; Cuckoos; Jesus Christ; Praise; Resurrection, The


AMAIRGEN, by EMILY HENRIETTA HICKEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Amairgen the white-kneed sang
Last Line: Amairgen, the singer of yore.
Subject(s): Praise; Singing & Singers; Songs


AMELIA EARHART, by HELEN BRYANT    Poem Text            
First Line: Speak of her not with dull or careless reference
Last Line: Speak of her proudly then, so valiant proved!
Subject(s): Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937); Honor; Praise


AN ANTHEM IN HEAT, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now praise the lord, both moon and sun
Last Line: And bids us live at evenfall.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Country Life; Evening; God; Nature; Praise; Summer; Wind; Sunset; Twilight


AN EPISTLE TO DR. GUIBBONS, A CELEBRATED PHYSICIAN, by THOMAS WARTON THE ELDER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To trace all-wondrous nature's latent ways
Last Line: Should be himself detain'd amidst us too.
Subject(s): Death; Healing; Letters; Nature; Physicians; Praise; Dead, The; Cures; Doctors


AN INFORMAL EPITAPH IN MEMORY OF A YOUNG POET, by VICTOR GUSTAVE PLARR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You who so loved all grey religious things
Last Line: And long and long for your return alone!
Subject(s): Criticism & Critics; Death; Dowson, Ernest (1867-1900); Friendship; Poetry & Poets; Praise; Writing & Writers; Dead, The


AN INVOCATION TO A WATER-NYMPH, by THOMAS WARTON THE ELDER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fair pearl crown'd nymph, whose gushing
Last Line: That o'er thy cavern waves his solemn shade.
Subject(s): Nature; Nymphs; Praise


AN OFFERING, by EMILY HENRIETTA HICKEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Suffer me, o my lord, my god, to bring
Last Line: And heard as thou would'st have it sung for thee.
Subject(s): Forgiveness; God; Pain; Praise; Clemency; Suffering; Misery


AN ORIENTAL BALLAD, by BERTON BRALEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, fair is my yashmak, as sweet as a mosque
Last Line: That I can exactly recall!
Subject(s): Asia; Praise; Far East; East Asia; Orient


AN UNPRAISED PICTURE, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I saw a picture once by angelo
Last Line: Yet trembles forth a word of prayer and praise.
Subject(s): Portraits; Praise; Tears; Time; Youth


ANOTHER EPISTLE TO NELL, by JANET LITTLE    Poem Text            
First Line: While phoebus did our summer arbours cheer
Last Line: We'll please ourselves with one another's praise.
Alternate Author Name(s): Richmond, Janet; Little, Jennie
Subject(s): Praise; Seasons


ARE WOMEN FAIR?, by FRANCIS DAVISON    Poem Text            
Last Line: Or so kind-hearted, any may procure them.
Subject(s): Love; Praise; Women


ARMISTICE DAY, by WILLIAM A. PHELON    Poem Text            
First Line: The crash of shells among the falling trees
Last Line: Aye—a year of proudest glory—and of musing o'er our dead!
Subject(s): Holidays; Praise; Soldiers; Veterans Day; World War I; First World War


AT A GRAVE, by VICTOR GUSTAVE PLARR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: For never yet, with ritual pomp and splendour
Last Line: Then render all the praise to her.
Subject(s): Death; Mourning; Praise; Dead, The; Bereavement


BEFORE BATTLE, by SAMUEL ROTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We have toiled, o lord, with our blood and might
Last Line: Our faith in thee.
Subject(s): God; Jews; Pain; Praise; Judaism; Suffering; Misery


BELLS, by SAROJINI NAIDU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Anklet-bells! Frail anklet-bells!
Last Line: And peace for suffering hearts that die!
Subject(s): Bells; Death; Melodies; Praise; Prayer; Dead, The


BELSHAZZAR, by BRYAN WALLER PROCTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Belshazzar is king! Belshazzar is lord!
Last Line: And a mede's on the throne of belshazzar the king.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cornwall, Barry; Proctor, Bryan Waller
Subject(s): Belshazzar; Courts & Courtiers; Jews; Praise; Judaism


BIRTHDAY ODE, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Love and praise, and a length of days whose
Last Line: Fair as youth and sublime as truth we find the fame that we hail to-day.
Subject(s): Birthdays; Fear; Love; Praise


BLESSED AMONG WOMEN, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Blessed was she that bare
Last Line: Thou fill men's eyes who listen with a heart that hears.
Subject(s): Blessings; Jesus Christ; Mary And Martha (bible); Praise; Women; Women In The Bible


BONNIE DUNDEE IN 1878, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, bonnie dundee! I will sing in thy praise
Last Line: And in conclusion, I will call thee bonnie dundee!
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Praise; Tourists; Travel; Journeys; Trips


BURIAL HILL, by FREDERIC ROWLAND MARVIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Gone with their beautiful faith
Last Line: If the dream of their worship came true?
Subject(s): Death; Funerals; Graves; Memory; Praise; Worship; Dead, The; Burials; Tombs; Tombstones


CANTICLE OF CREATED THINGS, by FRANCIS OF ASSISI               
First Line: Thine be the praise, good lord
Last Line: Bless my lord and humbly serve him
Alternate Author Name(s): Moriconi, Giovanni; Saint Francis; Francesco D'assisi, San
Subject(s): God; Praise; Religion; Worship


CAUGHT IN THE UNDERTOW, by CHRISTOPHER DARLINGTON MORLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Colin, worshipping some frail
Last Line: Quite implicitly believes him.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hall, Galway
Subject(s): Grief; Praise; Sorrow; Sadness


CAUTIOUS ALICE, by MATTHEW PRIOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: So good a wife doth lissy make
Last Line: She with his brethren only lieth.
Subject(s): Marriage; Praise; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


CHARLES DICKENS; IN MEMORIAM, by CHARLES LOUIS HENRY WAGNER    Poem Text            
First Line: Thou master of thought and depicter of men
Last Line: Gives thee immortality.
Subject(s): Authors And Authorship; Dickens, Charles (1812-1870); Praise; Writing & Writers


CLAY, by JAMES RYDER RANDALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Immortal mind! Thy burning torch
Last Line: Libations to the sea!
Subject(s): God; Praise


COLONEL TIL, by WILLIAM A. PHELON    Poem Text            
First Line: We have seen scores of magnates come
Last Line: Colonel til!
Subject(s): Baseball; Farewell; Praise; Sports; Sportsmanship; War; Parting


COLOSSIANS: 3, 2, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why do we cling to earth? Its sweetest pleasures
Last Line: No longer cling to earth, but soar to yon bright heaven!
Subject(s): Earth; Jesus Christ; Praise; Singing & Singers; World; Songs


COMPOSING, by AWHAD AD-DIN 'ALI IBN VAHID MUHAMMAD KHAVARANI               
First Line: I wrote a panegyric on you -- and I'm sorry
Last Line: I'd spent spunk on a worthless understanding
Alternate Author Name(s): Anvari; Enweri
Subject(s): Praise


CONSECRATION HYMN, by RICHARD WAGNER (1813-1883)    Poem Text            
First Line: Father of life and light and power
Last Line: "for truth and freedom, god and right."
Subject(s): God; Jews; Praise; Judaism


CORONATION HYMN, by ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of old our city hath renown
Last Line: O subject men, adore him!
Alternate Author Name(s): Q; Quiller-couch, A. T.
Subject(s): Coronations; Courts & Courtiers; Praise


COUPLETS IN PRAISE, by WILFRID SCAWEN BLUNT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Poet of love, I sing here my whole soul to you
Last Line: Mourn me and weep with you. Here ends my litany.
Subject(s): Love; Poetry & Poets; Praise


DANIEL WEBSTER, by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Honor the home that reared him! - the hills, the wood, the stream
Last Line: Union, now and forever!'
Alternate Author Name(s): Dean
Subject(s): Freedom; New Hampshire; Praise; Webster, Daniel (1782-1852); Liberty


DE RERUM NATURE: BOOK 4. THE ARGUMENT, by TITUS LUCRETIUS CARUS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The poet first his owne high prayses sings
Last Line: Retaine mens love, when beauty fades away.
Alternate Author Name(s): Lucretius
Subject(s): Beauty; Love; Poetry & Poets; Praise


DEAD, MY LORDS, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dead, my lords and gentlemen!
Last Line: Dead, my lords and gentlemen!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Death; Life; Praise; Dead, The


DEFIANCE, by JOHN DRINKWATER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O wide the way your beauty goes
Last Line: When all is excellently done.
Subject(s): Praise; Protestantism


DEFIANCE TO FALSE GODS, by BERNICE LESBIA KENYON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You do not like my altar-smoke
Last Line: And straightway must return to it!
Alternate Author Name(s): Gilkyson, Walter, Mrs.
Subject(s): Goddesses & Gods; Mythology; Praise; Prayer


DIVINE INFORMALITY, by MADELINE SLADE    Poem Text            
First Line: Dear god, you seem so near, so close to me
Last Line: Dear god, you seem so near, so close to me!
Subject(s): Praise


DR. GEORGE M. GOULD, by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He loved the bloom of the good, green earth
Last Line: The matchless, brave light-bringer!
Alternate Author Name(s): Dean
Subject(s): Death; Gould, George Milbry (1848-1922); Praise; Dead, The


EARTH-WORSHIP, by JOHN COWPER POWYS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Into the grass I fain would grow
Last Line: New leaves to hymn thy praise!
Subject(s): Earth; Grass; Life; Mythology - Classical; Pan (mythology); Praise; Worship; World


EARTHY LOVE IS OFFERED TO GOD, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Better to thee the heart of heathen fire
Last Line: Thy vassal. Set his hands between thine own.
Subject(s): God; Hearts; Love; Praise


EAST TO WEST, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sunset smiles on sunrise: east and west are one
Last Line: Die.
Subject(s): England; Evening; Praise; Sea; United States; English; Sunset; Twilight; Ocean; America


EASTER SUNDAY, by BRUCE BOND               
First Line: The bell choir hurls its hymn of stones
Last Line: And then the pouring of the wine
Subject(s): Clergy; Easter; God; Holidays; Praise; Religion


ECLOGUE 1; TO DON PEDRO DE TOLEDO, VICEROY OF NAPLES, by GARCILASO DE LA VEGA                Poet's Biography
First Line: The sweet lament of two castilian swains
Last Line: To fold their flocks, and step by step withdrew %through bowery lawns and pastures wet with dew
Alternate Author Name(s): Garcillaso De La Vega; Vega, Garcilaso De La
Subject(s): Melancholy; Praise


EDISON, by PERCY MACKAYE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A thousand leagues on the arctic sea
Last Line: Whose master-thought is the joy of man.
Alternate Author Name(s): Mackaye, Percy Wallace
Subject(s): Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931); Praise


ELEGIAC VERSES ON THE DEATH OF LORD PALMERSTON, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A loftier muse, in higher strains, may sing
Last Line: Still vibrates strong for him, revered of all.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Death; England; Politics & Government; Praise; Dead, The; English


ELEGY ON JOHN HOGG, LATE PORTER TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS, by ROBERT FERGUSSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Death, what's ado? The deil be licket
Last Line: Baith ear' and late.
Alternate Author Name(s): Ferguson, Robert
Subject(s): Death; Praise; Dead, The


EPISTLE TO THE LADY ANNE CLIFFORD, by SAMUEL DANIEL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Unto the tender youth of those fair eyes
Last Line: Than th' ancestors' fair glory gone before.
Subject(s): Clifford, Anne. Countess Of Pembroke; Eyes; Praise; Silence; Women; Youth


EPISTLE TO THE LORD HENRY HOWARD, ONE OF HIS MAJESTY'S PRIVY COUNCIL, by SAMUEL DANIEL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Praise, if it be not choice, and laid aright
Last Line: And though it hath not hap, it shall have fame.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Howard, Henry (1540-1614); Praise; Truth; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens


EPISTLES BETWEEN ANDREW GRAY AND ROBERT FERGUSSON: TO R. FERGUSSON, by ANDREW GRAY    Poem Text            
First Line: Deer r.Ie'en man dip my pen, / but how to write I dinna ken
Last Line: Yours, andrew gray.
Subject(s): Letters; Poetry & Poets; Praise


ERASMUS WILSON, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ras wilson, I respect you, 'cause
Last Line: A paw, fer old acquaintance sake!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Friendship; Praise


EVENING PRAYER, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now the light has gone away
Last Line: Always better than before!
Subject(s): Night; Praise; Prayer; Bedtime


FISHERIES SCIENTIST FINDS THE WAY HOME, by PETER MUNRO               
First Line: Between the time I debarked the arcturus, her deck
Last Line: I will praise everything I see
Subject(s): Fishing And Fishermen; Home; Praise


FLOWERS, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Buds and bells! Sweet april pleasures
Last Line: Hears the little children too!
Subject(s): Flowers; Praise; Spring


FOR COLONEL R. W. PRATT OF THE CARLISLE INDIAN INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL, by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Unto the heart of these, the master saith
Last Line: The lord in all his lowly ones can see!
Alternate Author Name(s): Dean
Subject(s): Good; Praise; Soldiers


FOR HIM I SING, by WALT WHITMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To make himself by them the law unto himself
Subject(s): Praise


FOR LORD LUCAS, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Having found wings, he tossed, light as a feather
Last Line: The flying ecstasy bright in his face.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Aviation & Aviators; Flight; Praise; Flying


GEORGE ROLLESTON, by GEORGE MACDONALD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dead art thou? No more dead than was the maid
Last Line: Or in thy loving change!
Subject(s): Death; Friendship; God; Praise; Rolleston, George (1829-1882); Dead, The


GIFTS MISUSED, by LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, what a waste of feeling and of thought
Last Line: The opiate of the mind!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Praise


GLORY, by SAMUEL VALENTINE COLE    Poem Text            
First Line: Glory of greece that arose, transfiguring / mountain and shore
Last Line: The glory that grows with the years and never can pass away!
Subject(s): Praise


GOD EVERYWHERE, by ABRAHAM IBN EZRA    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Wheresoe'er I turn mine eyes
Last Line: Ascends to thee, to whom all praise be given.
Subject(s): God; Jews; Praise; Judaism


GRATITUDE, by HENRY VAN DYKE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Do you give thanks for this? --or that? No, god be thanked
Last Line: Our very heart-beats praise the love that leads us.
Alternate Author Name(s): Civis Americanus
Subject(s): Gratitude; Life; Love; Praise


GREATNESS, by SAMUEL VALENTINE COLE    Poem Text            
First Line: What makes a man great? Is it houses and / land?
Last Line: Already you share in the greatness of god.
Subject(s): God; Love; Praise


HALLELUJAH!, by JAN LEE ANDE               
First Line: Praise the lord, I'm all but levitating
Last Line: May I feel him, make my hair stand on end!
Subject(s): Blessings; Fathers; God; Praise


HEROIC STANZAS, CONSECRATED TO MEMORY OF OLIVER [CROMWELL], by JOHN DRYDEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And now 'tis time; for their officious haste
Last Line: Where piety and valour jointly go.
Variant Title(s): Heroic Stanzas Consecrated To The Glorious Memory Of His Most Serene
Subject(s): Cromwell, Oliver (1599-1658); Death; England; Freedom; Politics & Government; Praise; Dead, The; English; Liberty


HUSKS, by HALA JEAN HAMMOND    Poem Text            
First Line: She had foresworn all creeds
Last Line: Toward symbol—earth-hidden.
Subject(s): Faith; God; Praise; Religion; Belief; Creed; Theology


HYMN, by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O the bitter shame and sorrow
Last Line: "none of self, and all of thee."
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): God; Praise; Religion; Theology


HYMN OF GLORY, by ALICE LUCAS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sweet hymns and songs will I indite
Last Line: For thou art all my soul's delight.
Alternate Author Name(s): Montefiore, Julia
Subject(s): God; Jews; Praise; Worship; Judaism


HYMN OF PRAISE, by CHARLES WHITWORTH WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Praise god for this all-beauteous earth
Last Line: Hath builded our eternal home.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cayzer, Charles
Subject(s): God; Praise; Religion; Theology


HYMN TO THE VIRGIN, by JUAN RUIZ                Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou flower of flowers! I'll follow thee
Last Line: I see no other, come do thou %waft my weak bark along!
Alternate Author Name(s): Archpriest Of Hita; Arcipreste De Hita
Subject(s): Mary. Mother Of Jesus; Praise; Women - Bible


HYMN: FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY, by REGINALD HEBER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I praised the earth, in beauty seen
Last Line: Where thy redeem'd shall dwell with thee!
Subject(s): God; Praise


HYMNS FOR CHILDREN: 1, by ANNIE MATHESON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Jesus, the children are calling
Last Line: Praise be done!
Subject(s): Children; Jesus Christ; Praise; Childhood


HYMNS FOR CHILDREN: 4, by ANNIE MATHESON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How shall we worship thee, o lord?
Last Line: In loyal deeds and patient days.
Subject(s): Children; Praise; Worship; Childhood


IDA STRAUS, by ALTER ABELSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We wonder at, we praise your life
Last Line: How small are we; how great are you!
Subject(s): Death; Jews; Love; Praise; Dead, The; Judaism


IDEAL PASSION, by GEORGE EDWARD WOODBERRY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My lady ne'er hath given herself to me
Last Line: Of my sad verse, after I am dead!
Subject(s): Desire; Immortality; Passion; Praise


IN MAY, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I praise god that he chose the green
Last Line: To wrap our sweetheart-mother in.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Colors; God; Green (color); May (month); Praise


IN MEMORIAM: T.S.K, by WILLIAM ALLEN BUTLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O rare and radiant life, whose mission here
Last Line: To the full sunshine of eternal love!
Subject(s): Death; Good; Heaven; Life; Praise; Dead, The; Paradise


IN PRAISE, by JR. ORVAL A. LUND               
First Line: Mrs. Hoffman, young blonde wife %of the dentist-mayor, who taught
Last Line: I want to praise them all, all of them, %these lovely women. Teachers
Subject(s): Praise; Teaching And Teachers; Women


IN PRAISE OF GREEK, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come back, o lyric days, and bring
Last Line: That bygone, golden tongue!
Subject(s): Immortality; Love; Night; Praise; Sea; Soul; Bedtime; Ocean


IN PRAISE OF GULMOHUR BLOSSOMS, by SAROJINI NAIDU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What can rival your lovely hue
Last Line: From a true wife's funeral pyre?
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Praise; Spring


IN PRAISE OF HIS MISTRESS, by THOMAS CAREW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You that will a wonder know
Last Line: May admire, but cannot show it.
Subject(s): Praise; Love


IN PRAISE OF LAUDANUM, by WILLIAM HARRISON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I feel, o laudanum, thy power divine
Last Line: And everything but mira is forgot.
Subject(s): Drugs & Drug Abuse; Pleasure; Praise; Narcotics; Opium; Cocaine; Crack; Heroin


IN PRAISE OF LOVE, by JUAN RUIZ                Poet's Biography
First Line: Love to the foolish giveth wit by great and potent art
Last Line: Toward finding one that worthily may fill her vacant place
Alternate Author Name(s): Archpriest Of Hita; Arcipreste De Hita
Subject(s): Hearts; Love; Praise


IN PRAISE OF SCRAPPLE, by THOMAS AUGUSTINE DALY    Poem Text            
First Line: Out upon your gibes ironic!
Last Line: Grease your graceless adam's apple!
Alternate Author Name(s): Daly, T. A.
Subject(s): Food & Eating; Praise


INDIAN SUMMER: THIS IS THE WORD!, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: That makes a thing of flame the water-bird
Last Line: Are not delivered to the insatiable sea.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): God; Indian Summer; Praise


INVOCATION, by HORACE SMITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Spirits! Intelligences! Passions! Dreams!
Last Line: Who would not give his life for such a death?
Alternate Author Name(s): Smith, Horatio
Subject(s): Death; Dreams; Life; Muses; Praise; Dead, The; Nightmares


JAMES BARR AMES, by HARRY RANDOLPH BLYTHE    Poem Text            
First Line: Twin soul of coke! A peerless master, he
Last Line: Of him whose work endureth to the end.
Subject(s): Ames, James Barr (1846-1910); Judges; Praise


JERUSALEM, by P. C. L.    Poem Text            
First Line: Jerusalem! Jerus'lem! Thy glories have fled
Last Line: In the faith of his word, and the might of his arm.
Subject(s): Faith; Jerusalem; Jews; Nations; Praise; War; Zionism; Belief; Creed; Judaism


JOHN L. HAS GONE, by WILLIAM A. PHELON    Poem Text            
First Line: The years fly swiftly, and we know the dawn
Last Line: Of graying age—for sullivan has gone!
Subject(s): Death; Praise; Sullivan, John L. (1858-1918); Dead, The; Boston Strong Boy


JOINT HEIRS, by MARGARET ELIZABETH MUNSON SANGSTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There came a precious meaning
Last Line: By saints and angels heard.
Alternate Author Name(s): Van Deth, Gerrit, Mrs.
Subject(s): Heaven; Jesus Christ; Praise; Prayer; Paradise


JOSEPH A. HOWELLS, by WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Stone, upon which with hands of boy and man
Last Line: There needs no room for blame: blame there was none.
Alternate Author Name(s): Howells, W. D.
Subject(s): Brothers; Praise; Half-brothers


KATHLEEN'S LOVER, by DORA SIGERSON SHORTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I would I had a thousand tongues
Last Line: For thee to live, for thee to live.
Alternate Author Name(s): Sigerson, Dora; Shorter, Mrs. Clement
Subject(s): Love; Praise


LAMENT & PRAISE SONG, by YUSEF KOMUNYAKAA                Poet's Biography
First Line: At this hour of unlettered
Last Line: & clock of pewter strike %till new leaves redden the quad
Alternate Author Name(s): Brown, James Willie, Jr.
Subject(s): Lament; Praise


LIFE'S CATHEDRAL, by M. C. HAECKER    Poem Text            
First Line: Faith is a cathedral grand
Last Line: Is verily the life divine.
Subject(s): Churches; Faith; God; Praise; Religion; Cathedrals; Belief; Creed; Theology


LIFE'S ROSES, by PIERRE DE RONSARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When you are very old, by the hearth's glare
Last Line: And pluck life's roses, oh! To-day, to-day.
Subject(s): Death; Flowers; Life; Love; Praise; Roses; Singing & Singers; Dead, The


LINCOLN, by EMMA THOMAS SCOVILLE    Poem Text            
First Line: I mused by lincoln's statue on the square
Last Line: Ring out his eulogy in silver songs.
Subject(s): Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865); Praise; Presidents, United States; Statues


LINES IN PRAISE OF MR J. GRAHAM HENDERSON HAWICK, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Success to mr j. Graham henderson, who is a good man
Last Line: Will gain customers by it, the suit is so complete.
Subject(s): Praise; Success


LINES IN PRAISE OF PROFESSOR BLACKIE, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Alas! The people's hearts are now full of sorrow
Last Line: Worthy of a monument, and your name written thereon in letters of gold.
Subject(s): Death; Funerals; Honor; Memory; Praise; Teaching & Teachers; Dead, The; Burials


LINES IN PRAISE OF THE LYRIC CLUB BANQUET WHICH WAS HELD IN THE QUEEN', by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas in the year of 1894, and on the 5th of september
Last Line: Mcgonagall.
Subject(s): Praise; Singing & Singers


LINES IN PRAISE OF TOMMY ATKINS, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Success to tommy atkins, he's a very brave man
Last Line: For remember tommy atkins is a very useful man.
Subject(s): Heroism; Praise; Soldiers; Heroes; Heroines


LINES SPOKEN IN THE THEATRE, OXFORD, ON LORD GRENVILLE'S INSTALLATION, by REGINALD HEBER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye viewless guardians of these sacred shades
Last Line: Our boast before, -- our chief and champion now! --
Subject(s): Praise; Scholarship & Scholars


LINES TO JULIA M --; SENT WITH A COPY OF THE AUTHOR'S POEMS, by THOMAS CAMPBELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Since there is magic in your look
Last Line: Read by the music of her tongue.
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Praise


LOT'S WIFE PRAISES THE PILLAR, by JAN LEE ANDE               
First Line: Crimson light crawled into that strange day
Last Line: His daughters, frantic to propagate the tribe
Subject(s): Lot (bible); Praise


LOVE'S KINGDOM, by MARGARET ELIZABETH MUNSON SANGSTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You see no pomp of circumstance
Last Line: And I am royal there.
Alternate Author Name(s): Van Deth, Gerrit, Mrs.
Subject(s): Love; Praise


MADONNA, by ALEKSANDR SERGEYEVICH PUSHKIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not by old masters, rich on crowded walls
Last Line: Most pure exemplar of the purest grace.
Alternate Author Name(s): Pushkin, Alexander; Poushkin, Aleksander Sergyevich
Subject(s): Paintings And Painters; Pictures; Praise


MAN, THE IMAGE OF GOD, by PENINA MOISE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Exult, my soul, in consciousness proud
Last Line: Like these, by singing e'er his praise.
Subject(s): God; Jews; Justice; Mankind; Praise; Judaism; Human Race


MEDITATIO DE POSTGATIO, by ALFRED DENNIS GODLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If you ask me why inside
Last Line: Postgate has commended me....
Alternate Author Name(s): Godley, A. D.
Subject(s): Oxford University; Praise


MOMENTS, by JOHN COWPER POWYS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, there are moments in our life
Last Line: When such a moment came to me!
Subject(s): God; Life; Praise; Reason; Sea; Intellect; Rationalism; Brain; Mind; Intellectuals; Ocean


MORNING GLORIES, by JEANNE EMMONS               
First Line: I have started them in flats, from a few
Last Line: In pale sheets, spare as shepherd's purse, and tight
Subject(s): Morning; Mothers; Praise; Sun


MORNING SONG, by SOLOMON IBN GABIROL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I look for you early
Last Line: Yet the breath of god in me.
Alternate Author Name(s): Ibn Gabirol; Solomon Ben Yehuda Ibn Gabirol
Subject(s): God; Jews; Praise; Judaism


MORNING SONG, by HENRY SAMUEL JACOBS    Poem Text            
First Line: At early morn, thee will I seek
Last Line: Whilst yet in us the spirit lives.
Subject(s): Devotion; Jews; Praise; Judaism


MUSIC, by CLARA BOYNTON HADLEY    Poem Text            
First Line: Is it not a means by which we connect
Last Line: While we bow in grateful praise.
Subject(s): Magic; Music & Musicians; Praise


MUSOPHILUS: DEDICATION TO MASTER FULKE GREVILLE (2), by SAMUEL DANIEL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If I have erred or run a course unfit
Last Line: Who herein holds an int'rest in my fame.
Subject(s): Errors; Fortune; Greville, Fulke, 1st Baron Brooke; Praise; Virtue; Mistakes; Fallacies


MY LADY OF EASTER, by RAY CLARKE ROSE    Poem Text            
First Line: The lilies that lean by the altar
Last Line: That love is our calling!
Subject(s): Easter; Holidays; Love; Praise; Religion; Saints; The Resurrection; Theology


MY PROLOGUE, by BAYARD TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If heat of youth, 'tis heat suppressed
Last Line: It well may be; and they that read will know.
Alternate Author Name(s): Taylor, James Bayard
Subject(s): Dreams; Life; Praise; Youth; Nightmares


NELL GWYN, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sweet heart, that no taint of the throne or the stage
Last Line: That thy name was the last on the lips of king charles.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; England; Praise; Women; English


NESSMUK, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I hail thee, nessmuk, for the lofty
Last Line: To hail thee first and greet thee, as they should.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Chaucer, Geoffrey (1342-1400); Poetry & Poets; Praise; Robin Hood


NEW JERSEY, by MILDRED W. CLARK    Poem Text            
First Line: State of my birth
Last Line: "god, I thank thee!"
Subject(s): Nature; New Jersey; Praise


NICHOLAS OBERTING, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sing! O voice of valor, sing!
Last Line: He was so sorry and satisfied!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Bulls; Children; Heroism; Praise; Singing & Singers; Childhood; Heroes; Heroines


NIGHT AND DAY, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: Twas night, and darkness reigned supreme
Last Line: Beyond the power of sin—man's soul shall never die.
Subject(s): Bible; Death; Easter; Healing; Holidays; Holy Ghost; Immortality; Jesus Christ; Life; Light; Night; Praise; Religion; Religious Education; Sin; Dead, The; The Resurrection; Cures; Holy Spirit; Bedtime; Theology; Sunday Schools; Yeshivas; Parochial School


OBSERVATIONS IN THE ART OF ENGLISH POESY: 31, by THOMAS CAMPION    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Kind in every kind
Last Line: Can praise truly none.
Subject(s): Praise


ODE ON THE DEATH OF THE AUTHOR, by JOSEPH WARTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: No more of mirth and rural joys
Last Line: "well-pleas'd I listen to thy lays of love."
Subject(s): Death; Grief; Love; Mourning; Praise; Warton, Thomas (1688-1745); Writing & Writers; Dead, The; Sorrow; Sadness; Bereavement


ODE TO AMERICA, by MARY P. DENNY    Poem Text            
First Line: America, america! / we chant thy note of praise
Last Line: Unto the perfect day!
Subject(s): Praise; United States; Wealth; America; Riches; Fortunes


ODE TO PROFESSOR DIMITRY, by JAMES RYDER RANDALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Behold the man! What matchless godlike grace
Last Line: How glorious yet, thou mecca of the soul!
Subject(s): Odes (as Poetic Form); Praise; Teaching & Teachers


ODE TO THE BEE, by ROBERT FERGUSSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Herds, blythsome tune your canty reeds
Last Line: That lyart time can ne'er impair.
Alternate Author Name(s): Ferguson, Robert
Subject(s): Bees; Honey; Insects; Praise; Beekeeping; Bugs


ODES: BOOK 2: ODE 5. ON LOVE OF PRAISE, by MARK AKENSIDE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of all the springs within the mind
Last Line: The suffrage of the good and wise.
Subject(s): Praise


OF CITY FLOWERS; ON READING CERTAIN POEMS IN PRAISE OF NEW YORK, by SHAEMAS O'SHEEL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My city! How the younger poets mock
Last Line: My grief alone, thou knowest, will be real.
Alternate Author Name(s): Shield, Shaemus; O Sheel, Seamus
Subject(s): New York City; Praise; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple


OF HIS LADYE, by MELLIN DE SAINT-GELAIS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not all the shippes bye venice quay
Last Line: Can halve the wisdom in her kenne.
Subject(s): Love; Praise


OF THE APPLE, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The apples in the garden bed
Last Line: "wherewith the world abounds,"" she said."
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Adam & Eve; Apples; Bible; Fruit; God; Praise


OLIVE, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who may praise her?
Last Line: She remembers.
Subject(s): Beauty; Hope; Love; Praise; Optimism


ON A READING OF MATTHEW ARNOLD, by VICTOR GUSTAVE PLARR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Arnold is dead, and everyone forgets
Last Line: Not chiefly good in this bœotian age?'
Subject(s): Arnold, Matthew (1822-1888); Poetry & Poets; Praise


ON GIFTS FOR GRACE, by BERNADETTE MAYER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I saw a great teapot
Subject(s): Gifts & Giving; Praise


ON KNOCKING OVER MY GLASS WHILE READING SHARON OLDS, by KIM THERESA ADDONIZIO               
First Line: The milk spread, %a translucent stain
Last Line: To refill my glass %with her wild and holy blood
Subject(s): Convents; Mary. Mother Of Jesus; Nuns; Praise; Prayer; Statues; Women - Bible


ON MAY MORNING, TO A LADY, by THOMAS WARTON THE ELDER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Winter no more the weeping fields deforms
Last Line: And in their bosoms feel another spring.
Subject(s): Forests; May (month); Morning; Nature; Nymphs; Praise; Solitude; Spring; Woods; Loneliness


ON THE DEATH OF JOHN CASSELL; THE TRUE FRIEND OF THE WORKING MAN, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What mournful voices thrill upon my ears?
Last Line: The trophies of his power remain behind!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Cassell, John (1817-1865); Death; England; Labor & Laborers; Praise; Dead, The; English; Work; Workers


ON THE DISINTERESTED LOVE OF GOD (2), by JOHN BYROM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I love my god, and freely too
Last Line: I'll love him, as I did before.
Subject(s): Love; Praise


ON TRANSLATING THE PSALMS, by SAMPSON GIDEON JR.    Poem Text            
First Line: How great thy thoughts, how glorious thy designs
Last Line: That all the world in duty must esteem.
Alternate Author Name(s): Guideon, Sampson, Jr.; Eardley, Baron
Subject(s): Bible; Jews; Praise; Prayer; Judaism


OTHERS MAY PRAISE WHAT THEY LIKE, by WALT WHITMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And fully exudes it again
Subject(s): Praise; Criticism & Critics


OUR DEATHLESS DEAD, by EDWIN MARKHAM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How shall we honor them?
Last Line: These things will build our dead unwasting obelisk
Subject(s): Death; Praise;memory


PALMS AND MYRTLES, by ELASAR KOLIR    Poem Text            
First Line: Thy praise, o lord, will I proclaim
Last Line: "blessed art thou for evermore."
Alternate Author Name(s): Kalir, Eleazar
Subject(s): God; Jews; Praise; Judaism


PARAPHRASE OF ADON OLAM, by DAVID NUNES CARVALHO    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Before the glorious orbs of light
Last Line: And save my soul in death.
Subject(s): Devotion; God; Jews; Praise; Judaism


PHILANDER, AN IMITATION OF SPENCER: ON THE DEATH OF MR. WILLIAM LEVINZ, by THOMAS WARTON THE ELDER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Give me, ye weeping nine
Last Line: And you in stella see philanders yet unborn!
Subject(s): Death; Grief; Mourning; Piety; Poetry & Poets; Praise; Spencer, William Robert (1769-1834); Dead, The; Sorrow; Sadness; Bereavement


PIED BEAUTY, by STANLEY J. SHARPLESS    Poem Text            
First Line: Glory be to god for hopkins' verse
Last Line: Praise him!
Subject(s): God; Hopkins, Gerard Manley (1844-1889); Poetry & Poets; Praise; Religion; Theology


PINDAR AND CORINNA; FOR CHARLES L. O'DONNELL, C.S.C., by THOMAS WALSH    Poem Text            
First Line: Corinna, hail the victress! Evoae!'
Last Line: Ethereal touched his soul awake with smiles.
Alternate Author Name(s): Gill, Roderick; Strange, Garrett
Subject(s): Forgetfulness; Greece; Love - Loss Of; Man-woman Relationships; Praise; Greeks; Male-female Relations


PLUTARCH, by AGATHIAS SCHOLASTICUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Chaeronean plutarch, to thy deathless praise
Last Line: Their lives have parallels, but thine has none.
Alternate Author Name(s): Agathias Scholasticos
Subject(s): Praise; Statues


PRAISE, by HETTIE JONES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All praise the midweek market
Last Line: Them. Praise all. All praise
Subject(s): Praise


PRAISE, by JAMES OPPENHEIM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What song shall I sing to the heavens?
Last Line: Want to chant to the heavens praise for the gift and the glory.
Subject(s): Praise


PRAISE, by FRANK WILMOT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I will praise her sweet gentleness,' I said
Last Line: In showers and a slim track lost in grey.
Alternate Author Name(s): Maurice, Furnley
Subject(s): Praise


PRAISE OF FAMOUS MEN: FOREWORD, by HUMBERT WOLFE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Let us now praise famous men'
Last Line: Walks with de la mare.
Subject(s): Fame; Praise; Reputation


PRAISE OF LITTLE WOMEN, by JUAN RUIZ    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I wish to make my sermon brief, - to shorten my oration
Alternate Author Name(s): Archpriest Of Hita; Arcipreste De Hita
Subject(s): Praise


PRAISE OF LITTLE WOMEN, by JUAN RUIZ                Poet's Biography
First Line: I wish to make my sermon brief, - to shorten my oration
Last Line: By consequence, of woman-kind be sure to choose the least
Alternate Author Name(s): Archpriest Of Hita; Arcipreste De Hita
Subject(s): Praise


PRAISE OF LOVE, by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And shall love cease? Ask thine own heart, o woman
Last Line: And leads to endless glory.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): Grief; Hearts; Love; Passion; Praise; Sorrow; Sadness


PRAISE PREMATURE, by SAMUEL BISHOP    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Praise immature is idle breath
Subject(s): Praise; Death; Dead, The


PRAISE-GOD BAREBONES, by ELLEN MACKAY HUTCHINSON CORTISSOZ    Poem Text            
First Line: I and my cousin wildair met
Last Line: "a pious melancholy?"
Subject(s): Anabaptists; Barbon, Praise-god (1596-1680); Reformation; Barebone, Praise-god; Barebones, Praise-god


PRAISES, by THOMAS MCGRATH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The vegetables please us with their modes and virtues
Last Line: Flowers, love's language, love, heart's ease, poems, praise
Subject(s): Flowers; Life; Love; Plants; Praise; Vegetables; Planting; Planters


PRAYER, by SOLOMON IBN GABIROL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Unto thy rock, my soul, uplift thy gaze
Last Line: Solomon ibn gabirol.
Alternate Author Name(s): Ibn Gabirol; Solomon Ben Yehuda Ibn Gabirol
Subject(s): God; Jews; Praise; Judaism


PROLOGUE TO THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, 1681 (1), by JOHN DRYDEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The famed italian muse, whose rhymes advance
Last Line: Is forced to turn his satire into praise.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Muses; Oxford University; Praise; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens


PSALM: 3, by JOSEPH HALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah lord! How many be my foes!
Last Line: Vpon thy people largely spred.
Subject(s): Enemies; God; Praise; Soul


PSALM: 6, by JOSEPH HALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Let mee not lord
Last Line: And fly with sudden shame.
Subject(s): God; Pain; Praise; Soul; Tears; Suffering; Misery


PSALM: 8, by JOSEPH HALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How noble is thy mighty name
Last Line: 9 how noble each-where is thy name!
Subject(s): Angels; Animals; Names; Praise


QUEEN MARY'S LETTER TO BOTHWELL, by WILFRID SCAWEN BLUNT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Pitiful gods! Have pity on my passion
Last Line: And his the victory who most shall venture.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Hearts; Love; Man-woman Relationships; Praise; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens; Male-female Relations


RECONNAISSANCE, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twere bliss to see one lark
Last Line: As though one flower were not enough, thank god!
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Birds; Flowers; God; Larks; Praise; Spring; Skylarks


RED GLOW THE ASSES, O ...ER ASHES, O, by DAVID E. JOYNER               
First Line: Red glow the ashes o
Last Line: Will proffer satisfaction: o!
Subject(s): Death; Drinks And Drinking; Honor; Memory; Praise


RESTRAINT, by THEODORA BATES COGSWELL    Poem Text            
First Line: For you I dare not speak the praises
Last Line: That you are come!
Subject(s): Hearts; Longing; Praise


REWARD AND PUNISHMENT, by WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You are the best and the worst of everything you require
Last Line: You shall be for yourself both the praise and the blame.
Alternate Author Name(s): Howells, W. D.
Subject(s): Evil; Good; Praise; Punishment


ROBERT BURNS; WRITTEN FOR THE BURNS CENTENNIAL, by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When the frost had killed the daisies
Last Line: And the wide world's love has crowned him!
Alternate Author Name(s): Dean
Subject(s): Burns, Robert (1759-1796); Poetry & Poets; Praise; Scotland


ROMANCERO: BOOK 2. LAMENTATIONS: LAZARUS. 5. RASCALITY, by HEINRICH HEINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rich people only can be won
Last Line: And earn a bellyful again.
Subject(s): Money; Praise


ROSA MYSTICA, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This rose so exquisite
Last Line: There is the rose.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Flowers; Future Life; Gardens & Gardening; God; Praise; Roses; Retribution; Eternity; After Life


RUSSELL GURNEY, by GEORGE MACDONALD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In that high country
Last Line: As, whence thou cam'st, it knew the lofty place.
Subject(s): Friendship; Praise; Scotland; Virtue


SHAKESPEARE, by EDWARD L. PONTZ    Poem Text            
First Line: Thou livest still: some modicum of time
Last Line: None but thyself thyself could valuate.
Subject(s): Dramatists; Imagination; Plays & Playwrights; Poetry & Poets; Praise; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Writing & Writers; Fancy


SIR JOHN CHIVERTON: DEDICATORY STANZAS., by WILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When last we parted, lady, 'twas in tears
Last Line: And win the silent thoughts, that in that bosom dwell
Subject(s): Praise


SISTER WATER: THE HAIL, by AMADO NERVO               
First Line: Tin, tin, tin! I fall from the sky with a mad drum-roll
Last Line: Let us praise god, brother hail!
Subject(s): God; Guilt; Poetry And Poets; Praise


SISTER WATER: THE ICE, by AMADO NERVO               
First Line: To cover the fishes in the depths, which are dying of cold
Last Line: And I prayed, 'let us praise god, brother ice!'
Subject(s): Death; Frost; God; Ice; Praise; Religion


SISTER WATER: THE SNOW, by AMADO NERVO               
First Line: I am perpetual change; no one form ever lasts in me
Last Line: And I cried, 'let us praise god, sister snow!'
Subject(s): Cold; God; Praise; Religion; Snow


SISTER WATER: THE VOICES OF THE WATER, by AMADO NERVO               
First Line: My drop seeks the entrails of the rock and penetrates them
Last Line: Yea, sister voices, I sing
Subject(s): Poetry And Poets; Praise; Rhyme; Singing And Singers; Voices


SISTER WATER: THE WATER THAT FLOWS ABOVE GROUND, by AMADO NERVO               
First Line: I praise heaven because it offers me, in love, gems for my
Last Line: Sister water, let us praise god!
Subject(s): God; Nature; Praise; Religion; Rivers; Water


SISTER WATER: THE WATER THAT FLOWS UNDER GROUND, by AMADO NERVO               
First Line: I sing to heaven because my unknown streams make the
Last Line: Caverns; and I said, 'sister water, let us bless the lord!'
Subject(s): Blessings; God; Praise; Spring; Water


SOLEMN SANCTITY, by WALT MASON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Some pious men are on this earth, who think
Last Line: Aisle and through the large cathedral door.
Subject(s): Churches; God; Praise; Prayer; Sanctuaries; Cathedrals


SONG, by WILLIAM STANLEY MERWIN                Poet's Biography
First Line: How have I dreamed you, lady
Last Line: O lady, lady, does your chimney burn?
Alternate Author Name(s): Merwin, W. S.
Subject(s): Dreams; Love - Beginnings; Praise


SONG OF ISRAEL TO GOD, by YEHUDA HALEVI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My love! Hast thou forgotten / thy rest
Last Line: For I give thee my love.
Alternate Author Name(s): Halevi, Judah; Judah Ha-levi; Abu Al-hasan
Subject(s): God; Israel; Jews; Praise; Judaism


SONGS OF CREATION: 5, by HEINRICH HEINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On the sixth day spake the lord thus
Last Line: Man will praise and worship me.
Subject(s): Creation; Nature; Praise


SONNET, by JOHN COWPER POWYS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oft have I sung how ocean woos the stars
Last Line: Can it be love? Ah, god! If I were sure!
Subject(s): Heaven; Moon; Praise; Soul; Paradise


SONNET TO ARISTE: 4, by ROBERT SOUTHEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I praise thee not, ariste, that thine eye
Last Line: The fading orbit smiles serenely bright.
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Creative Ability; Praise; Sonnet (as Literary Form); Soul; Inspiration; Creativity


SONNET TO NICHOLAS BLACKLEECH OF GRAYES INNE, by RICHARD BARNFIELD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To you, that know the tuch of true conceat
Last Line: Not for the gift, but for the givers sake.
Alternate Author Name(s): Barnefield, Richard
Subject(s): Praise


SONNET: 9, by CHRISTOPHER PEARSE CRANCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I needs must praise the natural gifts of one
Last Line: His cheerful sunset light far round him glows.
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Praise


SPINOZA, by FREDERIC ROWLAND MARVIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A lock of hair to good spinoza's manes!
Last Line: Crowned with her laurel his immortal name.
Subject(s): Immortality; Praise


STANZAS, ON PLANTING A BAY-TREE AT THE GRAVE OF CHURCHILL, by JOHN CHALK CLARIS    Poem Text            
First Line: Above the bard's neglected grave
Last Line: "which tells ""here churchill lies!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Brooke, Arthur
Subject(s): Churchill, Charles (1731-1764); Graves; Poetry & Poets; Praise; Tombs; Tombstones


SUMMER AIRS, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This air's a lovely thing: it blows
Last Line: Fed on the very breath of thee.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Air; God; Love; Praise; Summer


SUPPLICATION, by JAN LEE ANDE               
First Line: She places an orange leaf in every fingerbowl
Last Line: The mornings rise, orange leaves like small suns %floating in every bowl
Subject(s): Praise; Prayer


SWEATY, by LAWSON FUSAO INADA               
First Line: West fresno is the only place I know
Last Line: To perspire in some sweaty poems
Subject(s): Poetry And Poets; Praise


T.T. IN COMMENDATION OF THE AUTHOR HIS WORKE, by RICHARD BARNFIELD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Whylom that in a shepheards gray coate masked
Last Line: (larke mounting muse) with more then common praise.
Alternate Author Name(s): Barnefield, Richard
Subject(s): Praise


TE DEUM, by CHARLES REZNIKOFF    Poem Text         Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: Not because of victories
Last Line: But at the common table
Subject(s): Praise


TE DEUM LANDAMUS, by MARGARET ELIZABETH MUNSON SANGSTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We praise thee! We bless thee!
Last Line: Who takes our sins away.
Alternate Author Name(s): Van Deth, Gerrit, Mrs.
Subject(s): Praise


THANKSGIVING, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: Thanksgiving day is set apart
Last Line: "praise father, son, and holy ghost!"
Subject(s): Family Life; Holidays; Nations; Praise; Prayer; Thanksgiving; Turkey; Relatives


THE ACCOLADE, by HERBERT KAUFMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twist your frown to a smile
Last Line: "you won the good knight's accolade when you ""failed."
Subject(s): Knights & Knighthood; Praise


THE BATTLE OF ABU KLEA, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye sons of mars, come join with me
Last Line: Then the square was re-formed and the battle was o'er.
Subject(s): Army - Great Britain; Praise; Soldiers; Victory; War


THE BATTLE OF TEL-EL-KEBIR, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye sons of great britain, come join with me
Last Line: Arabi and his rebel army at kebir hill.
Subject(s): Heroism; Praise; Victory; War; Heroes; Heroines


THE BEAUTIFUL SUN, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Beautiful sun! With thy golden rays
Last Line: In our prayers every morning and night!
Subject(s): Happiness; Heat; Praise; Sun; Joy; Delight


THE BLACK HILLS, by NELLIE H. EVANS    Poem Text            
First Line: Up to the hills - the hills of midnight blue
Last Line: And lift to heights that ever arch and flame!
Subject(s): Praise


THE BOWER, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Will you come out and see
Last Line: I think this is praise that god on high receives.
Subject(s): Praise


THE BOY SINGING, by ELEANOR G. R. YOUNG    Poem Text            
First Line: A little boy / is sitting on a fallen log
Last Line: Close to his happy heart.
Subject(s): Children; Happiness; Praise; Singing & Singers; Childhood; Joy; Delight


THE DOCTOR, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We may idealize the chief of
Last Line: Do we idealize the doctor some?
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Physicians; Praise; Sickness; Doctors; Illness


THE DYING SISTER, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Darling boy
Last Line: Waiting for you!
Subject(s): Absence; Heaven; Praise; Separation; Isolation; Paradise


THE ETHERIAL HUNGER, by EDITH MATILDA THOMAS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I have been hungry all my days
Last Line: O tables of the skies!
Subject(s): Hunger; Love; Praise; Soul


THE FESTIVAL OF SERPENTS, by SAROJINI NAIDU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Shining ones awake, we seek your chosen temples
Last Line: Where life and death and sorrow and ecstasy are one.
Subject(s): Folk Songs - Indian; Praise; Prayer


THE FIELDS, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Whene'er I take my walks abroad
Last Line: And there the wonder ends.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Curiosities & Wonders; Fields; Friendship; God; Longing; Praise; Pastures; Meadows; Leas


THE FIRST SMILE, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A smile, a smile, my darling
Last Line: And fuller note of praise.
Subject(s): Praise; Smiles


THE GENTLE LIFE; IN MEMORIAM, REV. J.V. CLANCY, by CHARLES LOUIS HENRY WAGNER    Poem Text            
First Line: This privilege was mine,--I knew the man
Last Line: Have felt the warmth of his. God loved this man.
Subject(s): Gentility; Mourning; Praise; Bereavement


THE HYMN OF GLORY, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "sweet hymns I chant, and weave melodious / songs"
Last Line: "to lift my heart to thee, for whom I long"
Subject(s): God;jews;praise;singing & Singers; Judaism


THE LAST WORDS OF ST. TELEMACHUS, by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is a sound of weeping; wherefore weep
Last Line: For ever blest!
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): Death; Grief; Memory; Praise; Saints; Dead, The; Sorrow; Sadness


THE LITANY OF NATIONS, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If with voice of words or prayers thy sons
Last Line: O mother, hear us,
Subject(s): Europe; God; Nations; Praise


THE LITTLE LADY, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O the little lady's dainty
Last Line: Lady.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Beauty; Faces; Hands; Praise


THE MAKING OF BIRDS, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: God made him birds in a pleasant humour
Last Line: Bade them soar and sing for his joy.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Birds; Creation; God; Praise; Singing & Singers


THE MESSAGE-BEARER, by JOHN D. BARRY    Poem Text            
First Line: Blind, she helps us all to see
Last Line: Transmuting loss to gain!
Subject(s): Blindness; Keller, Helen (1880-1968); Pain; Praise; Visually Handicapped; Suffering; Misery


THE MEZUZAH, by ALTER ABELSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The cerberus breakers that brawl and that cry
Last Line: On the threshold and doorpost, we also see god!
Subject(s): God; Israel; Jews; Praise; Judaism


THE MINISTRY OF SONG, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In god's great field of labour
Last Line: To praise him and rejoice.
Subject(s): Children; Clergy; Praise; Prayer; Singing & Singers; Childhood; Priests; Rabbis; Ministers; Bishops; Songs


THE MINNESINGERS, by HEINRICH HEINE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In the minstrels' strife engaging
Last Line: From fair lips the praise most blest.
Subject(s): Minstrels; Praise; Troubadours; Minnesingers


THE MOONLIGHT SONATA: CONCLUSION, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye read her story
Last Line: And service of high praise in the eternal land!
Subject(s): Music & Musicians; Praise


THE NEW TEMPLE, by LOUIS MARSHALL    Poem Text            
First Line: A new shrine stands in beauty reared
Last Line: With concord and with peace.
Subject(s): Bible; Jews; Praise; Temples; Judaism; Mosques


THE NURSE, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Such innocent companionship
Last Line: Within is only innocence.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Caregivers; Children; Innocence; Labor & Laborers; Nurses; Praise; Childhood; Work; Workers


THE PEARL, by SAROJINI NAIDU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How long shall it suffice
Last Line: Return unblest into the primal sea?
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Praise; Rebirth


THE PRAISE OF ROSES, by PIERRE DE RONSARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Pour we roses into wine!
Last Line: Drinking mid the summer's heat.
Subject(s): Beauty; Courts & Courtiers; Flowers; Hearts; Love; Praise; Roses


THE PRAYSE OF LADY PECUNIA, by RICHARD BARNFIELD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I sing not of angellica the faire
Last Line: No wight, no beauty held; more faire, more deere.
Alternate Author Name(s): Barnefield, Richard
Subject(s): Praise


THE PRIDE OF A JEW, by YEHUDA HALEVI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: With all my heart, in truth, and passion strong
Last Line: And sing thy praises, o my song, alway!
Alternate Author Name(s): Halevi, Judah; Judah Ha-levi; Abu Al-hasan
Subject(s): Jews; Praise; Judaism


THE PURBLIND PRAISES THE LORD, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They cannot know, the keen of sight
Last Line: That he remembers me.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Beauty; Blindness; God; Praise; Trees; Visually Handicapped


THE QUEEN OF HEARTS, by RICHARD SOLOMON GEDNEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My charlotte is a peerless gem
Last Line: Than others' smiles, I ween!
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Praise; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens


THE SECOND EPODE OF HORACE IMITATED, by THOMAS WARTON THE ELDER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Happy the man who free from cares and strife
Last Line: In innocence of joy and rural mirth.
Subject(s): Farm Life; Hunting; Nature; Praise; Quiet Life; Agriculture; Farmers; Hunters


THE SEVEN SISTERS, by NELLIE FORBES GABLE    Poem Text            
First Line: Demurely sit you there a-row
Last Line: The cloud-loved summits of the hills.
Subject(s): Beauty; Praise


THE STORY OF LOUIS XI, by PAUL FORT    Poem Text            
First Line: Louis xi, for trifles fain, I love you, curious man. Dear chafferer in
Last Line: About his tattered hood ran a silver hem of moonlight fair.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; France; Love; Praise; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens


THE SUPERMAN, by CHRISTOPHER DARLINGTON MORLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The man I give toast to
Last Line: Of course you divine I -- allude to myself.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hall, Galway
Subject(s): Praise


THE TABERNACLE, by ROSE EMMA COLLINS    Poem Text            
First Line: Let us build to the lord of the earth in each place
Last Line: And vanish'd ere dawn spread her roseate light!
Subject(s): Jews; Praise; Judaism


THE THANK-OFFERING, by ARTHUR GUITERMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Overbeck, the forest preacher
Last Line: "loveth god, alone."
Subject(s): Churches; New York City - Colonial Period; Praise; Rain; Religion; Cathedrals; Theology


THE TOWN KARNTEEL, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The town karnteel! - it's who'll
Last Line: And racing, wid wheelborries!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Praise; Seasons; Towns


THE TWILIGHT OF THE LORDS, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Is the sound a trumpet blown, or a bell for burial tolled
Last Line: And the lordship of your godhead is gone, o lords our gods.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; England; Praise; English


THE TWO PATHS; VIA DOLOROSA AND VIA GIOJOSA, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My master, they have wronged thee and thy love
Last Line: From glory unto glory, even here!
Subject(s): Pilgrimages & Pilgrims; Praise


THE USE OF BOOKS, by THOMAS MCGRATH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What's there to praise
Last Line: Of those lost finds no longer use to me
Subject(s): Books; Praise; Reading


THE VICTOR, by SAROJINI NAIDU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They brought their peacock-lutes of praise
Last Line: And laid my life before his feet.
Subject(s): Praise


THE VIKINGS' DAUGHTERS, by VICTOR GUSTAVE PLARR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The outrage of these poor each day
Last Line: Wronged thule's daughters shall be heard.
Subject(s): England; Orkney Islands (scotland); Praise; Shetland Islands; Vikings; English


THE VOICE OF MANY WATERS, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Far away I heard it
Last Line: From the throne of god.
Subject(s): God; Praise; Singing & Singers; Voices; Songs


THOSE OTHERS, by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where are those others? - the men who stood
Last Line: As the hallowed host goes by!
Subject(s): Death; England; Patriotism; Praise; Soldiers; War; World War I; Dead, The; English; First World War


THRESHOLD, by ELIZABETH ZELVIN               
First Line: I stand here on the threshold of life's exit door
Last Line: Nodding cheerfully as he passes me by
Subject(s): Death; Praise; Psychoanalysis; Relationships; Writing And Writers


TO A DEAD STUDENT, by VICTOR GUSTAVE PLARR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I knew not your thoughts, nor regarded your books
Last Line: Ere the books and the thought be forgot!
Subject(s): Death; Praise; Writing & Writers; Dead, The


TO A GREAT EDITOR, by WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In every human life, however filled
Last Line: You shall remain when it has passed away.
Alternate Author Name(s): Howells, W. D.
Subject(s): Alden, Henry Mills (1836-1919); Critics & Criticism; Editors; Praise


TO ABRAHAM JACOBI, M.D. (AT THE DINNER CELEBRATING HIS 70TH BIRTHDAY), by SILAS WEIR MITCHELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: No honors hath the state for you whose life
Last Line: That all their ways fair fortune strew with flowers.
Subject(s): Jacobi, Abraham (1930-1919); Physicians; Praise; Doctors


TO AUBREY DE VERE, by GEORGE MACDONALD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ray of the dawn of truth, aubrey de vere
Last Line: "we mean the same thing—will the will of god!"
Subject(s): De Vere, Aubrey Thomas (1814-1902); God; Praise


TO AURELIO SAFFI, by GEORGE MACDONALD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To god and man be simply true
Last Line: Prospering onward without end.
Subject(s): Friendship; God; Love; Praise; Truth; Virtue


TO HELEN KELLER, by MADGE BARTON FEURER    Poem Text            
First Line: You've had rhapsodic lyrics
Last Line: "from me and america sent!"" . . . . . W. W."
Subject(s): Keller, Helen (1880-1968); Poetry & Poets; Praise


TO HER MAJESTY CAROLINE ON HER ACCESSION TO THE THRONE, by THOMAS WARTON THE ELDER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: An english muse shall close the solemn scene
Last Line: And rocks, and clouds, and trees, in little landskips rise.
Subject(s): Colonialism; Courts & Courtiers; Creative Ability; Great Britain; Love; Praise; Inspiration; Creativity


TO HIS SACRED MAJESTY; A PANEGYRIC ON HIS CORNONATION, by JOHN DRYDEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In that wild deluge where the world was drowned
Last Line: With their own peace their childrens happinesse.
Variant Title(s): To His Sacred Majesty Charles The Second;to His Sacred Majesty, A Panegyric On His Coronation
Subject(s): Charles Ii, King Of England (1630-1685); Courts & Courtiers; England; Praise; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens; English


TO LOUIS KOSSUTH, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Light of our fathers' eyes, and in our own
Last Line: Men's heads abased before the muscovite.
Subject(s): Kossuth, Louis (1802-1894); Lightning; Praise; Lightning Rods


TO MR. ADDISON, OCCASIONED BY RETURN FROM HANOVER WITH LORD HALIFAX, by THOMAS WARTON THE ELDER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O for a muse of fire and lofty style
Last Line: But language fails to give th'ideas birth.
Subject(s): Addison, Joseph (1672-1719); Poetry & Poets; Politics & Government; Praise; War


TO MY HONORED FRIEND SIR ROBERT HOWARD, by JOHN DRYDEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As there is music uninform'd by art
Last Line: "it shares at once his fortune and its own."
Subject(s): Friendship; Howard, Sir Robert (1626-1698); Poetry & Poets; Praise


TO THE BROWNING SOCIETY OF SHANGHAI, by CHRISTOPHER DARLINGTON MORLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Be cruel to poets, and don't let them think
Last Line: The time to praise poets is after they're dead.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hall, Galway
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Praise


TO THE COUNTESS DOWAGER OF HUNTINGDON, by BATHSUA PELL MAKIN    Poem Text            
First Line: Illustrious lady, where shall I begin
Last Line: Speak out the rest, you cannot reach her praise.
Subject(s): Muses; Praise; Women


TO THE COUNTESS OF EXETER, by MATTHEW PRIOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What charms you have, from what high race you sprung
Last Line: Nor could he burn so fast, as thou could'st build.
Subject(s): Charm; Nero, Roman Emperor (37-68 A.d.); Praise; Rome, Italy; Women


TO THE FURZE BUSH, by HORACE SMITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Let burns and old chaucer unite
Last Line: And beneficence learn from the furze!
Alternate Author Name(s): Smith, Horatio
Subject(s): Nature; Poetry & Poets; Praise; Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


TO THE LADY ELIZABETH HARLEY, by MATTHEW PRIOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When future ages shall with wonder view
Last Line: A fairer column to the father's praise.
Subject(s): England; Future; Praise; English


TO THE LORD OF LIFE, by LEWIS ANGUS YOUNG    Poem Text            
First Line: Thy glory glows in the golden dawn
Last Line: Great lord of life, o bountiful giver!
Subject(s): God; Life; Praise


TO THE METROPOLIS OF GREAT BRITAIN, by JOHN DRYDEN                Poet's Biography
First Line: As perhaps I am the first who ever presented a work of this nature to the
Last Line: Men, so is by none more passionately desired than by %the greatest of your admirers, %and most humbl
Subject(s): Cities; Great Britain; Nations; Praise; War


TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE GEORGE DODINGTON, ESQ., by THOMAS WARTON THE ELDER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As late I rov'd by lodon's whispering stream
Last Line: "when on that theme my young and thomson fail?'"
Subject(s): Apollo; Bubb Dodington, George. Baron Melcombe; Creative Ability; Mythology - Classical; Praise; Inspiration; Creativity


TO THOMAS HARDY, by JOHN COWPER POWYS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Master of human smiles and human moan
Last Line: To live for love, and for love's sake to die.
Subject(s): Death; Fate; Life; Love; Praise; Smiles; Dead, The; Destiny


TO W. B. YEATS, by JOHN COWPER POWYS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Wreathless of laurel plucked by delian springs
Last Line: Where thy own rose reigns queen of all the air.
Subject(s): Flowers; Heaven; Poetry & Poets; Praise; Temples; Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939); Paradise; Mosques


TO WALT WHITMAN, by TOM MACINNES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hello there, walt!
Last Line: Forever on their own!
Subject(s): Admiration; Language; Poetry & Poets; Praise; Whitman, Walt (1819-1891); Writing & Writers; Words; Vocabulary


TRANSFIGURED, by MARCUS S. C. RICKARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: I watch a ball by rampant feet
Last Line: Shall chime eternal praise.
Subject(s): Evil; Heaven; Praise; Time; Paradise


TRUST, by M. M.    Poem Text            
First Line: Though bare of bloom the broad-leafed fig
Last Line: And doth me to high place raise.
Subject(s): God; Jews; Praise; Judaism


TWO LEADERS, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O great and wise, clear-souled and high of heart
Last Line: Pass with the stars, and leave us with the sun.'
Subject(s): Leadership; Praise; Soul


UNDER THE SURFACE: PRELUDE, by FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Take it, o father! This new book be thine
Last Line: Shall all be thine for evermore. Amen.
Subject(s): Praise; Prayer; Teaching & Teachers; Educators; Professors


UNWISE PRAISE, by WALT MASON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You praise your kid before his face, explain
Last Line: "thong, and swat that kid until he's sore!"
Subject(s): Praise


VERNAL MAGIC, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Through all my days I shall be glad of this
Last Line: To lay a hand upon the lips of praise.
Subject(s): Love; Magic; Praise; Spring


VERSES TO A YOUNG FRIEND, by BERNARD BARTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If, long ere this, no lay of mine
Last Line: And on a fool 'tis wasted!
Alternate Author Name(s): Quaker Poet
Subject(s): Youth; Praise


VERSES: IN PRAISE OF SACRED POESY, by JOHN BYROM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of all companions that a man can choose
Last Line: "love one another, and remember mel."
Subject(s): Praise


VILLANELLE, WITH STEVENSON'S ASSISTANCE, by FRANKLIN PIERCE ADAMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The world is so full of a number of things
Last Line: I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings.
Alternate Author Name(s): F. P. A.
Subject(s): Praise


VOS DEOS LAUDAMUS, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O lords our gods, beneficent, sublime
Last Line: And yours our worship yet, o lords our gods.
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Praise


WAITING, by EDGAR A. POST    Poem Text            
First Line: I could say nice things about him
Last Line: Till I stand before his bier.
Subject(s): Praise; Waiting


WALFORD DAVIES, by JOYCE GRENFELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How jovial was his laughter
Last Line: And he will make them sing.
Subject(s): Good; Praise


WEYLA'S SONG, by EDUARD FRIEDRICH MORIKE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou art orplede, my land
Last Line: Kings, thy worshipers and watchers mild.
Alternate Author Name(s): Moricke, Eduard Friedrich
Subject(s): Home; Praise; Travel; Journeys; Trips


WHOM THE GODS LOVE, by WILFRID SCAWEN BLUNT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Whom the gods love die young . Ah, do not doubt of it
Last Line: Laughing her gay girl's laughter, glad through eternity.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Love; Praise; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens


WOODROW WILSON - 1856-1924, by MARGUERITE MOOERS MARSHALL    Poem Text            
First Line: The chill of no man's land had touched his lips
Last Line: "one conqueror's work""—said harden—""wilson's thought."
Subject(s): Pacifism; Peace; Praise; Presidents, United States; War; Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924); Peace Movements


YIGDAL, by FLORENCE AHRONSBERG    Poem Text            
First Line: Extolled be the living god and lauded be his / name
Last Line: For ever blessed be his name, his praise fore'er resound.
Subject(s): God; Holy Ghost; Jews; Praise; Holy Spirit; Judaism


YOUR HEIGHT IS OURS, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O princely poet! - kingly heir
Last Line: And then gave you to us.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Praise


ZION, by EUGENE KOHN    Poem Text            
First Line: Land of the cedar and palm
Last Line: In god's time we shall come to thee.
Subject(s): Exiles; Jews; Peace; Praise; Zionism; Judaism