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Subject: REPUTATION
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"THE GOLDEN ISLAND OR THE DARIAN SONG, BY 'A LADY OF HONOUR'", by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Some slumbering thoughts possessed my brain
Last Line: O' respond both land and sea
Subject(s): England;fame;life;sea; English;reputation;ocean


A DIRGE CONCERNING THE LATE ... KING OF THE CANNIBAL ISLANDS, by WILLIAM AUGUSTUS CROFFUT    Poem Text            
First Line: And so our royal relative is dead?
Last Line: To write of one who loved his fellow men!
Alternate Author Name(s): Croffut, W. A.
Subject(s): Cannibals; Courts & Courtiers; Death; Fame; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens; Dead, The; Reputation


A FRAGMENT, by FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rest on your battle-fields, ye brave
Last Line: We cannot mourn you now.
Alternate Author Name(s): Browne, Felicia Dorothea
Variant Title(s): A Dirge
Subject(s): Courage; Fame; Shame; Valor; Bravery; Reputation


A FRIEND, by SYDNEY KING RUSSELL    Poem Text            
First Line: I knew him well; we fenced at many a bout
Last Line: Of shining fame . . . And I have lost a friend.
Subject(s): Fame; Fencing; Friendship; Reputation


A LETTER TO A FRIEND, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The past is like a story
Last Line: As when scattered o'er the grave.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Fame; Friendship; Letters; Past; Reputation


A MAN TO A WOMAN, by WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Though you complain of me
Last Line: In your identity.
Subject(s): Fame; Man-woman Relationships; Reputation; Male-female Relations


AMPHITYRON, OR THE TWO SOSIAS: PROLOGUE, by JOHN DRYDEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The laboring bee, when his sharp sting is gone
Last Line: To make fine fools of you, and all your parts.
Subject(s): Bees; Fame; Insects; Plays & Playwrights ; Theater & Theaters; Beekeeping; Reputation; Bugs; Dramatists; Stage Life


ANSWER TO STANZAS TO LADY HESKETH, BY CATHERINE FANSHAWE, by WILLIAM COWPER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To be remembered thus is fame
Last Line: But never lodged so well.
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


APPLAUSE, by ELLA WHEELER WILCOX    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I hold it one of the sad certain laws
Last Line: The plaudits of the world turn into sneers.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Robert, Mrs.
Subject(s): Applause; Fame; Fear; Reputation


ASTROPHEL AND STELLA: 90, by PHILIP SIDNEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Stella, think not that I by verse seek fame
Last Line: And love doth hold my hand, and makes me write.
Variant Title(s): "stella, Thinke Not That I By Verse Seeke Fame"";
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


AT THE ALTAR OF FAME, by RACHEL K. WAISMAN    Poem Text            
First Line: They knelt before the goddess known as fame
Last Line: Beseeching fame. This knowing, I knelt too.
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


BALLADE OF LITERARY FAME, by ANDREW LANG    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, where are the endless romances
Last Line: They are all in the fourpenny box!
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


BROKEN WINGS, by CHRISTOPHER PEARSE CRANCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Gray-headed poets, whom the full years bless
Last Line: Immortal lays.
Subject(s): Death; Fame; Fate; Poetry & Poets; Youth; Dead, The; Reputation; Destiny


CENTENARY POEM, RECITED AT BURNS' CENTENARY FESTIVAL, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O, bard beloved! As pilgrims to thy shrine
Last Line: To fame's bright zenith nearer, higher rise.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Burns, Robert (1759-1796); Death; Fame; Honor; Poetry & Poets; Dead, The; Reputation


CHANT FOR THE BRYANT FESTIVAL, NOVEMBER 5, 1864, by BAYARD TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: One hour be silent, sounds of war!
Last Line: Fulfil her poet's prophecies!
Alternate Author Name(s): Taylor, James Bayard
Subject(s): Bryant, William Cullen (1794-1878); Fame; Poetry & Poets; Singing & Singers; Truth; War; Reputation


CORSICA, by JOHN LAWSON STODDARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In bordighera's groves of palm
Last Line: Whose glory filled a million graves.
Subject(s): England; Fame; Sea; Soul; English; Reputation; Ocean


COUNSEL FOR KINGS, by PIERRE DE RONSARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Be, like a noble prince, in love with fame!
Last Line: God's justice, higher than thou, should punish thee. . . .
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Fame; Love; Punishment; Virtue; Reputation


DEAD IN SIGHT OF FAME, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dead! Dead! Dead!
Last Line: Will see it and be reconciled.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Death; Fame; Heaven; Tears; Dead, The; Reputation; Paradise


DEATH AND FAME, by ALLEN GINSBERG    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When I die
Subject(s): Death; Fame; Dead, The; Reputation


DEATH AND FAME, by GEORGE EDWARD WOODBERRY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I have planted a flower on the peak
Last Line: And fame is where they are.
Subject(s): Death; Fame; Dead, The; Reputation


DOMESTIC FAME, by RICHARD MONCKTON MILNES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why is the grave so silent? Why is the tomb so dead?
Last Line: Of living hearts, to honour its memory as divine!
Alternate Author Name(s): Houghton, 1st Baron; Houghton, Lord
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


EARTH'S IMMORTALITIES: FAME, by ROBERT BROWNING    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: See, as the prettiest graves will do in time
Last Line: Have softened down the crisp-cut name and date!
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


EPISTLE TO HENRY WRIOTHESLEY, EARL OF SOUTHAMPTON, by SAMUEL DANIEL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He who hath never warred with misery
Last Line: God sets to act the hard'st and constant'st parts.
Subject(s): Death; Fame; Fortune; Wriothesley, Henry. Earl Of Southampton; Dead, The; Reputation


EPISTLE TO MR. POPE: AUTHORS AND CRITICS, by EDWARD YOUNG (1683-1765)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
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 THE LADY LUCY, COUNTESS OF BEDFORD, by SAMUEL DANIEL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Though virtue be the same when low she stands
Last Line: By which, when all consumes, your fame shall live.
Subject(s): Bedford, Lucy, Countess Of (1581-1627); Fame; Nature; Virtue; Women; Russell, Lucy, Countess Of Bedford; Reputation


EPITAPH: 22, by MARGARET SACKVILLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I had a name, a place, who now have none
Last Line: On a grey slab is all I've had of fame!
Subject(s): Death; Epitaphs; Fame; Graves; Dead, The; Reputation; Tombs; Tombstones


FABLES: 1ST SER. 45. THE POET AND THE ROSE, by JOHN GAY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I hate the man who builds his name
Last Line: To wither, envy, pine and fade?
Subject(s): Fame; Flowers; Poetry & Poets; Roses; Reputation


FAME, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: When a man becomes a hero all the world is standing round
Last Line: We are the girls who've kissed him'
Subject(s): Fame;genius; Reputation


FAME, by LEVI BISHOP    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Is fame - a lasting fame for me
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


FAME, by ALICE CARY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fame guards the wreath we call a crown
Last Line: But the poor conceit of pride.
Subject(s): Fame; Pride; Reputation; Self-esteem; Self-respect


FAME, by RALPH WALDO EMERSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah fate, cannot a man
Last Line: And die to fame an honored martyr.
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


FAME, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis still observ'd, that fame ne're sings
Last Line: The order, but the sum of things.
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


FAME, by FREDERIC ROWLAND MARVIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In his vast gardens, once an oriental lord
Last Line: The holy allah his reward insures.
Subject(s): Fame; Rewards; Reputation


FAME, by CHARLOTTE MEW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sometimes in the over-heated house, but not for long
Last Line: The moon's dropped child!
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


FAME, by STELLA LAVINA OLSON    Poem Text            
First Line: A forest tree was sore distressed
Last Line: He had his one brief hour of fame!
Subject(s): Fame; Trees; Reputation


FAME, by MARJORIE LOWRY CHRISTIE PICKTHALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Have I played fellowship with night, to see
Last Line: "he told me, ""fain to find his house and sleep."
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


FAME, by EDWARD BLISS REED    Poem Text            
First Line: At length he laid his weary pen aside
Last Line: And saves for us an else forgotten name.
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


FAME, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Once, in a dream, I saw a man
Last Line: Who signs his nom de plume, the end
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Dreams; Fame; Heaven; Life; Nightmares; Reputation; Paradise


FAME, by JOHN BANISTER TABB    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Their noonday never knows
Last Line: How star surpasseth star.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


FAME, by THOMAS NOON TALFOURD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The names that slow oblivion have defied
Last Line: To life and joy and love unperishing.
Alternate Author Name(s): Talfourd, Sergeant
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


FAME, by GEORGE EDWARD WOODBERRY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Great thoughts had swelled my breast since morning light
Last Line: The light of souls who died without a name.
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


FAME - FAME - FAME, by WILLIAM LIVINGSTON LARNED    Poem Text            
First Line: It's a fad of my own, that I'd like to be known
Last Line: On the strength of his health and his mirth.
Subject(s): Fame; Public Worship; Reputation; Church Attendance


FAME AND LOVE, by VICTOR MARIE HUGO    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When, dearest, thou dost speak of fame
Last Line: My heart is at thy feet.
Subject(s): Fame; Happiness; Love - Nature Of; Reputation; Joy; Delight


FAME MAKES US FORWARD, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To print our poems, the propulsive cause
Last Line: Is fame, (the breath of popular applause.)
Subject(s): Fame; Poetry & Poets; Reputation


FAMOUS, by NAOMI SHIHAB NYE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The river is famous to the fish
Subject(s): Ambition; Fame; Reputation


FINIS, by LE BARON COOKE    Poem Text            
First Line: He went out into the world
Last Line: Though the play be ended . . .
Subject(s): Fame; Indifference; Reputation


FREE TO CHOOSE, by GERTRUDE SHISLER DUPPER    Poem Text            
First Line: Depressions, wars - spring from greed
Last Line: We blunder on.
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


HER IMMORTALITY, by PIERRE DE RONSARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My lady, had I but the heaven-sent grace
Last Line: And outsoar death itself on wings of rhyme!
Subject(s): Death; Fame; France; Immortality; Time; Dead, The; Reputation


HOMAGE TO LESTER FLATT, by DAVID BOTTOMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Five seasons without traveling to a festival, without walking
Last Line: Rattling the bank echoes the tenor of our lives.
Subject(s): Fame; Festivals; Flatt, Lester; Future Life; Music, Rock; Homage & Respect; Reputation; Fairs; Pageants; Retribution; Eternity; After Life; Rock & Roll


HUNGER INN, by JESSICA NELSON NORTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Waiter, waiter!
Last Line: "just as you say, madam."
Alternate Author Name(s): Macdonald, Reed I., Mrs.
Subject(s): Fame; Love; Reputation


IDYLL 13, by BION    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, leave me not unhonoured! Artists aim
Last Line: And reach at excellence, provoked by fame.
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


IN FULLER MEASURE, by EFFIE WALLER SMITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dying so young, how much he missed!' they said
Last Line: "fame void of strife, and wisdom free from pain."
Subject(s): Death; Fame; Grief; Dead, The; Reputation; Sorrow; Sadness


LET THEM ALONE, by ROBINSON JEFFERS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If god has been good enough to give you a poet
Last Line: Before it was quite unsheathed from reality
Subject(s): Fame; Writing & Writers; Reputation


LIME LIGHT, by KAY RYAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


LINES TO PERFESSER JOHN CLARK RIDPATH, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Your neghbors in the country
Last Line: Plum at the dashboard of the wholeendurin' alfabet!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Fame; Letters; Universities & Colleges; Reputation


LOST FLOWER, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Down in a marsh by the water's brink
Last Line: Was wisdom such as I wished unheard.
Subject(s): Beauty; Fame; Flowers; Reputation


LOVE AND FAME, by EDWARD GEORGE EARLE LYTTON BULWER-LYTTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It was the may when I was born
Last Line: In death may gain the other.
Alternate Author Name(s): Bulwer, Edward; Lytton Of Knebworth, 1st Baron; Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer, Lord
Subject(s): Fame; Life; Love; Reputation


LOVE AND FAME, by HELEN W. IRVING    Poem Text            
First Line: It had passed in all its grandeur, that sounding summer shower
Last Line: And he sought her sadly sorrowing -- a tear-dimmed star of dew.
Subject(s): Fame; Love; Reputation


METAMORPHOSES: THE FABLE OF IPHIS AND IANTHE, by PUBLIUS OVIDIUS NASO    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The fame of this, perhaps, through crete had flown
Last Line: And the warm youth enjoys the lovely maid.
Alternate Author Name(s): Ovid
Subject(s): Fables; Fame; Goddesses & Gods; Mythology; Ovid (43 B.c.-17 A.d.); Translating & Interpreting; Allegories; Reputation


MISCELLANIES: PROLOGUE, by ABRAHAM COWLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What shall I do to be forever known
Last Line: See us, and clouds below.
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


MONTGOMERY'S RETURN, by ARTHUR GUITERMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How black the barge of trailing pall
Last Line: Montgomery came home.
Subject(s): Fame; Homecoming; Hudson River; Love; Montgomery, Richard (1738-1775); New York City; Reputation; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple


ODE; SUNG BY THE CHILDREN OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, by W. T. ADAMS    Poem Text            
First Line: No more the cannon peal
Last Line: And deathless fame.
Subject(s): American Civil War; Death; Fame; Monuments; United States - History; Dead, The; Reputation


ODES: BOOK 1: ODE 9. TO CURIO, by MARK AKENSIDE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thrice hath the spring beheld thy faded fame
Last Line: And no sublimer lot will fate reserve for man.
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


OH! BE SOMETHING!, by RICHARD SOLOMON GEDNEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! Be something! - oh! Be something!
Last Line: Without a purpose there!
Subject(s): Desire; Fame; Service; Usefullness; Reputation


OLD POEM: 10, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Turning my chariot I yoke my horses and go
Last Line: Fame is the only treasure that endures
Subject(s): China - Early Period (to 200 B.c.);fame; Reputation


ON BEING YANKED FROM A FAVORITE ANTHOLOGY, by KARL SHAPIRO    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fame gave me a wrench and I cried ouch
Subject(s): Fame; Poetry & Poets; Reputation


ON BOSWORTH FIELD, by OLIVE TILFORD DARGAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here, richard, didst thou fall, caparisoned
Last Line: To tread eternity.
Alternate Author Name(s): Burke, Fielding
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


ON CRITICS; IN IMITATION OF ANACREON, by MATTHEW PRIOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Let 'em censure: what care I?
Last Line: And lose the nymph, to gain the bays.
Subject(s): Critics & Criticism; Fame; Singing & Singers; Writing & Writers; Reputation; Songs


ON FAME, by PHILIP AYRES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The fame we covet is a wand'ring air
Last Line: And with a thousand tongues, a hydra live.
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


ON THE AUTHOR'S BIRTHDAY, by ISAAC HAWKINS BROWNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now six and thirty rapid years are fled
Last Line: "but the fair guerdon is immortal fame."
Subject(s): Birthdays; Fame; Happiness; Reason; Virtue; Reputation; Joy; Delight; Intellect; Rationalism; Brain; Mind; Intellectuals


OZYMANDIAS, by PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: I met a traveler from an antique land
Last Line: The lone and level sands stretch far away.
Variant Title(s): Ozymandias Of Egypt
Subject(s): Death; Decay; Deserts; Egypt; Fame; Food & Eating; Pride; Rameses Ii, King Of Egypt; Ruins; Statues; Time; Transience; Vanity; Dead, The; Rot; Decadence; Reputation; Self-esteem; Self-respect; Impermanence


PARTIAL FAME, by MATTHEW PRIOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sturdy man, if he in love obtains
Last Line: How partial is the voice of fame!
Subject(s): Fame; Love; Shame; Reputation


PATIENCE, by JOSEPH BEAUMONT    Poem Text            
First Line: New come from church (a place where I
Last Line: Patience is sure & ample victorie.
Subject(s): Ambition; Fame; Patience; Prayer; Reputation


PINDARIC ODE: LIFE AND FAME, by ABRAHAM COWLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh life, thou nothing's younger brother!
Last Line: For all old homer's life e'er since he dy'd 'till now.
Subject(s): Fame; Life; Reputation


PINDARUM QUISQUIS, by CORINNA (6TH CENTURY B.C.)    Poem Text            
First Line: Sweet-voiced myrtis too I blame
Last Line: Striving after pindar's fame.
Alternate Author Name(s): Korinna
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


PITT'S BON-MOT, by HORACE SMITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Though william pitt (nick-named the tory
Last Line: "except in case of an invasion!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Smith, Horatio
Subject(s): England; Fame; English; Reputation


PLACES, by CARL SANDBURG    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Roses and gold
Subject(s): Waiting; Fame; Reputation


POET AND MERCHANT, by ISABEL FISKE CONANT    Poem Text            
First Line: The poet goes ragged
Last Line: "of the merchant, ""he is dead."
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Fame; Money; Reputation


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


PROLOGUE SPOKEN AT THE OPENING OF THE NEW HOUSE, 1674, by JOHN DRYDEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A plain-built house, after so long a stay
Last Line: Machines and tempests will destroy the new.
Subject(s): Fame; Honor; Plays & Playwrights ; Theater & Theaters; Theatre Royal, London; Reputation; Dramatists; Stage Life


PROVIDE, PROVIDE, by ROBERT FROST    Poem Text         Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: The witch that came (the withered hag)
Subject(s): Bible; Fame; Old Age; Religion; Transience; Reputation; Theology; Impermanence


QUATRAIN: FAME, by THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of all the thousand verses you have writ
Last Line: Nor shame nor fame can scale a churchyard wall.
Variant Title(s): To Any Poet
Subject(s): Fame; Poetry & Poets; Reputation


REPUTATION, by ROBERT POLLOCK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Good name was dear to all. Without it, none
Last Line: On human face, he knew himself so vile.
Alternate Author Name(s): Pollok, Robert
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


SAH SIN, by TESS GALLAGHER            Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: I found the hummingbird
Subject(s): Hummingbirds; Death; Fame; Dead, The; Reputation


SECESSION, by T. A. R. NELSON    Poem Text            
First Line: What pen can trace, with just impression
Last Line: "be ""damned to everlasting fame!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Nelson, Thomas A. R.
Subject(s): American Civil War; Confederate States Of America; Fame; State Rights; U.s. - History; Confederacy; Reputation; Secession


SING ON!, by LYDIA JANE PEIRSON    Poem Text            
First Line: Tis not for fame: I know I may not win
Last Line: The pure bright river of eternal life.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wheeler, Lydia Jane
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


SOMEBODY, by ALFRED TENNYSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Somebody being a nobody
Last Line: Would you have called me a nobody?
Alternate Author Name(s): Tennyson, Lord Alfred; Tennyson, 1st Baron; Tennyson Of Aldworth And Farringford, Baron
Variant Title(s): "somebody Being A Nobody"";
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


SONGS OF THE SEA CHILDREN: 115, by BLISS CARMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I do not long for fame
Last Line: "yvonne loved long ago!"
Subject(s): Fame; Poetry & Poets; Reputation


SONNET ON FAME (2), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How fevered is the man, who cannot look
Last Line: Spoil his salvation for a fierce miscreed?
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


SONNET. A STATESMAN, by GEORGE LUNT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Staunch at thy post, to meet life's common doom
Last Line: Than thy plain life, high thoughts and matchless constancy.
Subject(s): Death; Fame; Leadership; Dead, The; Reputation


SONNET: 68. ON THE POSTHUMOUS FAME OF DOCTOR JOHNSON, by ANNA SEWARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Well it becomes thee, britain, to avow
Last Line: But large the spots that darken'd on its sun.
Alternate Author Name(s): Seward, Nancy
Subject(s): Fame; Johnson, Samuel (1709-1784); Reputation


SONNET: ON FAME (1), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fame, like a wayward girl, will still be coy
Last Line: Then, if she likes it, she will follow you.
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


STANZAS WRITTEN ON THE ROAD BETWEEN FLORENCE AND PISA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, talk not to me of a name great in story
Last Line: I knew it was love and I felt it was glory.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): All For Love
Subject(s): Fame; Love; Youth; Reputation


TENNYSON: 1, by CHRISTOPHER PEARSE CRANCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: His brows were circled by a wreath of bays
Last Line: In the rich music of his english lyre.
Subject(s): Fame; Love; Poetry & Poets; Tennyson, Alfred (1809-1892); Reputation; Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron


THE BEST MEMORIAL, by AGATHIAS SCHOLASTICUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Columns and graven monuments, these can give
Last Line: Need in no vain tomb be pining.
Alternate Author Name(s): Agathias Scholasticos
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


THE CALL OF THE STREAM, by CHARLES HENRY CRANDALL    Poem Text            
First Line: I am sitting to - day at the desk alone
Last Line: I'm catching the train for trout.
Subject(s): Brooks; Fame; Rest; Solitude; Streams; Creeks; Reputation; Loneliness


THE CRIMINALITY OF WAR, by EDWARD YOUNG (1683-1765)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
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 FLOWER OF FAME, by ROBERT UNDERWOOD JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He sought it before the billow of spring on the meadow
Last Line: Deep in whose broken blossom the dew lies like a tear.
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


THE GOAT AND THE HORSE; FROM YRIARTE, by JOHN GODFREY SAXE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A goat who lent a ravished ear
Last Line: Their works may win applauding breath!
Subject(s): Fame; Writing & Writers; Reputation


THE HALL OF FAME, by ARTHUR GUITERMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A noble fane of marble wall and moonlit ...
Last Line: Entered new names on the roll of fame.
Subject(s): Death; Fame; Halloween; Harlem River, New York; New York City; Dead, The; Reputation; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple


THE HAMMER, by CARL SANDBURG    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I have seen
Subject(s): Fame; Transience; Reputation; Impermanence


THE HAS-BEENS, by WALT MASON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I read the papers every day, and oft encounter
Last Line: At fame and wealth—for has-beens do come back.
Subject(s): Fame; Fortune; Reputation


THE LAND OF CONTENT, by ELLA WHEELER WILCOX    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I set out for the land of content
Last Line: I came to the land of content.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Robert, Mrs.
Subject(s): Anxiety; Fame; God; Soul; Travel; Reputation; Journeys; Trips


THE LASTING FAME, by WALT MASON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I'd like to leave behind me some work that
Last Line: Live on forever, or die in half a day.
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


THE LOST LOVER: PROLOGUE, by DELARIVIERE MANLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The first adventurer for her fame I stand
Last Line: And therefore she resolved to coppy you.
Subject(s): Fame; Plays & Playwrights; Women; Reputation


THE LOST MASTER, by ROBERT WILLIAM SERVICE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And when I come to die,' he said,
Last Line: We'll play the game.
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


THE MAYFLOWER, by GEORGE LUNT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sweet as the honored name
Last Line: Their pilgrim fame shall be!
Subject(s): Fame; God; Mayflower (ship); Pilgrimages & Pilgrims; Reputation


THE MERRY MEN OF ENGLAND, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "oh the men of merry, merry england"
Last Line: "to the men of merry, merry england"
Subject(s): England;fame; English;reputation


THE NORMAN POET'S REWARD, by CHARLES THEOPHILE FERET    Poem Text            
First Line: Look not for gold -- the sickly sons of ease
Last Line: -- the skald's undying ecstasy!
Subject(s): Fame; Love; Mythology - Classical; Orpheus; Poetry & Poets - French; Reputation


THE PILLAR OF FAME, by ROBERT HERRICK    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fames pillar here, at last, we set
Last Line: Firme and well fixt foundation.
Subject(s): Death; Fame; Dead, The; Reputation


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 221, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Birth and death are decreed
Last Line: And brilliant scholars are broke
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Birth; Chinese Literature; Death; Fame; Wealth; Child Birth; Midwifery; Dead, The; Reputation; Riches; Fortunes


THE POET'S GARRET, by MARY DARBY ROBINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come, sportive fancy! Come with me, and trace
Last Line: Bears thy sick fancy to immortal fame!
Subject(s): Fame; Home; Poetry & Poets; Reputation


THE POWER OF SONG, by PIERRE DE RONSARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Columns uplifted high
Last Line: Throughout the earth.
Subject(s): Earth; Fame; Poetry & Poets; Singing & Singers; Virtue; World; Reputation


THE RECOLLECTION OF THE PEOPLE, by PIERRE JEAN DE BERANGER    Poem Text            
First Line: Yes! They shall tell of his renown
Last Line: God's blessing you have earned.
Subject(s): Fame; God; Reputation


THE REWARD OF SONG, by ALFRED NOYES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why do we make our music?
Last Line: And love is its one reward.
Subject(s): Dreams; Fame; Love; Music & Musicians; Rewards; Singing & Singers; Nightmares; Reputation


THE SELF-BETRAYAL WHICH IS NOTHING NEW, by DELMORE SCHWARTZ    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Look now, miraculous, mirabillis, and true!
Subject(s): Fame; United States; Reputation; America


THE SINGER'S MUSE, by FRANCIS LEDWIDGE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I brought in these to make her kitchen sweet
Last Line: "her bashful singer and her servant boy."
Subject(s): Babylon; Dublin, Ireland; Fame; Flowers; Parnassus (mountain), Greece; Sex; Spring; Troy; Reputation


THE STAR'S MONUMENT; CONCLUDING PART OF A DISCOURSE ON FAME, by JEAN INGELOW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If there be memory in the world to come
Last Line: That gaze up dying into alien skies.
Subject(s): Dreams; Fame; Life; Love; Memory; Monuments; Poetry & Poets; Nightmares; Reputation


THE TEACHING OF THE BLOWS OF FORTUNE, by GEORGE MEREDITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye that nourish hopes of fame!
Last Line: Which tames the noblest efforts of poor flesh.
Subject(s): Fame; Fortune; History; Reputation; Historians


THE TRITON OF THE MINNOWS, by JAMES SMITH (1775-1839)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why don't you strike out something new?
Last Line: "the triton of the minnows."
Subject(s): Fame; Goddesses & Gods; Hope; Mythology; Time; Writing & Writers; Reputation; Optimism


THEM AND US, by LUCILLE CLIFTON                Poet's Biography
First Line: Something in their psyche insists on elvis
Last Line: Death and elvis, but watching for marvin gaye.
Subject(s): Death; Fame; History; Presley, Elvis (1937-1977); Dead, The; Reputation; Historians


TO A FRIEND, WHO DEPLORED BRIEF LIFE OF LITERARY PERSONALITY, by HENRY AUSTIN DOBSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is most true - and most untrue
Last Line: Our thought is living -- and lives on!
Alternate Author Name(s): Dobson, Austin
Subject(s): Fame; Writing & Writers; Reputation


TO A LADY WITH THE TEMPLE OF FAME, by ALEXANDER POPE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What's fame with men, by custom of the nation
Last Line: Part you with one, and I'll renounce the other.
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


TO A SUCCESSFUL MAN; (WHAT THE GHOSTS SAID), by ALFRED NOYES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And after all the labour and the pains
Last Line: In your last dreams they may come back to you.
Subject(s): Courage; Dreams; Faces; Fame; Labor & Laborers; Love; Valor; Bravery; Nightmares; Reputation; Work; Workers


TO ALEX. SMITH, THE 'GLASGOW POET' ON HIS SONNET TO 'FAME', by GEORGE MEREDITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not vainly doth the earnest voice of man
Last Line: The mighty warning of a poet's birth.
Subject(s): Fame; Poetry & Poets; Smith, Alexander (1830-1867); Reputation


TO DELIA: 46 (2), by SAMUEL DANIEL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As to the roman that would free his land
Last Line: But happier yet, if thou wouldst change thy mind.
Subject(s): Errors; Fame; Tyranny & Tyrants; Mistakes; Fallacies; Reputation; Dictators


TO FAME, by ANNA BUNSTON DE BARY    Poem Text            
First Line: Alas! For any latmian boy who durst
Last Line: And snare me also with a single smile!
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


TO FAME, by JOHN FREEMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Let me be self-deceived
Last Line: Sets the dews shaking and the thorn-twig bends.
Subject(s): Fame; Introspection; Self; Reputation


TO HER ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUTCHESS OF YORK, by KATHERINE PHILIPS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To you whose dignity strikes us with awe
Last Line: And falls by that a truer sacrifice.
Alternate Author Name(s): Orinda
Subject(s): Fame; Fear; Hyde, Anne. Duchess Of York (1637-1671); Muses; Reputation


TO MARY ELLIOTT FLANERY, by EFFIE WALLER SMITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When looking down the vista
Last Line: Wherever you may go.
Subject(s): Fame; Fate; Memory; Reputation; Destiny


TO MR HARLEY, WOUNDED BY GUISCARD, by MATTHEW PRIOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In one great now, superior to an age
Last Line: Enough to thee of grief, and fame is given.
Subject(s): Death; England; Fame; Grief; Nations; Dead, The; English; Reputation; Sorrow; Sadness


TO THE HONOURABLE CHARLES MONTAGUE, by MATTHEW PRIOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Howe'er, 'tis well, that while mankind
Last Line: I, phillis, but a perjured whore.
Subject(s): Death; Experience; Fame; Fate; Mankind; Dead, The; Reputation; Destiny; Human Race


TO THE UNIVERSITY, by ALICIA D'ANVERS    Poem Text            
First Line: Hail peaceful shade, whose sacred verdant side
Last Line: And please my self, if pardon'd first by you.
Subject(s): Fame; Tears; Reputation


TOO LATE, by JOHN BANISTER TABB    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sighed a poet when his fame
Last Line: For I've lived just thirty years beyond the time!
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Fame; Poetry & Poets; Time; Reputation


TRANSLATION OF AN INSCRIPTION RECENTLY DISCOVERED IN SAMOS, by REGINALD HEBER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Turinna, famed for every grace
Last Line: Revive from such distress again.
Subject(s): Daughters; Epitaphs; Fame; Parents; Reputation; Parenthood


UPON HONOUR, by MATTHEW PRIOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Honour, I say, or honest fame
Last Line: And kings can neither take nor give.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Fame; Honor; Reputation


VICTORY, by ALFRED NOYES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Before those golden altar-lights we stood
Last Line: There's but one way. God make us better men.
Subject(s): Crosses; Death; Fame; France; Love; Victory; Dead, The; Reputation


WHERE FAME IS SURE, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The hollow-sounding trump of fame
Last Line: The parent you would like to be!
Subject(s): Fame; Parents; Reputation; Parenthood


WOMAN AND FAME, by FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou hast a charmed cup, o fame
Last Line: Not unto thee, oh! Not to thee!
Alternate Author Name(s): Browne, Felicia Dorothea
Subject(s): Fame; Women; Reputation


WRITTEN IN THE BEGINNING OF MEZERAY'S HISTORY OF FRANCE, by MATTHEW PRIOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Whate'er thy countrymen have done
Last Line: Unwilling to retire, though weary.
Subject(s): Fame; France; History; Life; Pain; Reputation; Historians; Suffering; Misery