Andrew Marvell

Mourning – Andrew Marvell

Mourning – Andrew Marvell

You, that decipher out the Fate Of humane Off-springs from the Skies, What mean these Infants which of late Spring from the Starrs of Chlora’s Eyes? Her Eyes confus’d, and doubled ore, With Tears suspended ere they flow; Seem bending upwards, to restore To Heaven, whence it came, their W... »

The Coronet – Andrew Marvell

The Coronet – Andrew Marvell

When for the Thorns with which I long, too long, With many a piercing wound, My Saviours head have crown’d, I seek with Garlands to redress that Wrong: Through every Garden, every Mead, I gather flow’rs (my fruits are only flow’rs) Dismantling all the fragrant Towers That once ador... »

A Dialogue Between the Resolved Soul, And Created Pleasure – Andrew Marvell

A Dialogue Between the Resolved Soul, And Created Pleasure – Andrew Marvell

Courage my Soul, now learn to wield The weight of thine immortal Shield. Close on thy Head thy Helmet bright. Ballance thy Sword against the Fight. See where an Army, strong as fair, With silken Banners spreads the air. Now, if thou bee’st that thing Divine, In this day’s Combat let it s... »