Alfred. Book V. By Henry James Pye

Alfred. Book V. ARGUMENT. Episode of Ceolph and Emmeline—March of the Army.—Battle of Eddington. ‘Mid Selwood’s sylvan walks, with martial care, The …

Elegy I By Henry James Pye

Elegy I O Happiness! thou wish of every mind, Whose form, more subtle than the fleeting air, Leaves all thy votaries wandering …

Ode To Harmony By Henry James Pye

Ode To Harmony I. Immortal Harmony! thy heavenly strain Coeval grew with sea, and earth, and skies.— What time from chaos’ rude …

Aerophorion By Henry James Pye

Aerophorion When bold Ambition tempts the ingenuous mind To leave the beaten paths of life behind, Sublime on Glory’s pinions to arise, …

Ode To Beauty By Henry James Pye

Ode To Beauty I. Enchanting power! whose influence blest O’er Nature reigns with pleasing sway, Whose mild command each gentler breast Enraptur’d …

Elegy Vii By Henry James Pye

Elegy Vii Now has bright Sol fulfilled his circling course, Again to Taurus rolled his burning car, Since, cruel Prudence, thy resistlefs …

Elegy Vi By Henry James Pye

Elegy Vi Now has bright Sol fulfill’d his circling course, Again to Taurus roll’d his burning car, Since, cruel Prudence, thy resistless …

The Vine By Henry James Pye

The Vine Like clustering tents upon the embattled mead, See Vitis thick her small pavilions spread. Beneath each silken veil, with studious …

Shooting By Henry James Pye

Shooting Ye sylvan muses! as my step invades The deep recesses of your hallow’d shades, Say will ye bid your echoing caves …

Beauty. Part I. By Henry James Pye

Beauty. Part I. A POETICAL ESSAY. The various powers by Nature’s hand combin’d To fill with harmony the raptur’d mind; Whose forms, …

Elegy V By Henry James Pye

Elegy V Thee, sad Melpomene, I once again Invoke, nor ask the idly plaintive verse: Quit the light reed for sorrow’s sober …

Beauty. Part Ii By Henry James Pye

Beauty. Part Ii Of all that Nature’s rural prospects yield, The chrystal fountain and the flow’ry field, Enough, my Muse!—the force of …

Elegy Viii By Henry James Pye

Elegy Viii WRITTEN AT MINSTED IN THE NEW FOREST O rising Sun! on this auspicious day With brighter beams gild every hill …

Amusement By Henry James Pye

Amusement A POETICAL ESSAY. By gay Amusement’s soul-subduing power To chear the mournful or the vacant hour, In fancy’s freakful gambols to …

Elegy Ix By Henry James Pye

Elegy Ix AVON. WRITTEN DURING THE STRATFORD JUBILEE. From the clear stream that o’er her grotto flows The silver-slipper’d Avon slowly rose, …