Sonnet Xxii- Come Time By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxii- Come Time Come Time, the anchor-hold of my desire, My last resort whereto my hopes appeal, Cause once the date of her disdain…

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Sonnet Lii- O Whether By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Lii- O Whether At the Author’s Going into Italy O whether (poor forsaken) wilt thou go, To go from sorrow and thine own distress,…

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Sonnet Xxxvii- O Why Doth Delia By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxxvii- O Why Doth Delia O why doth Delia credit so her glass, Gazing her beauty deign’d her by the skies, And doth not…

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Sonnet Xliii- Thou Canst Not Die By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xliii- Thou Canst Not Die Thou canst not die whilst any zeal abound In feeling hearts that can conceive these lines; Though thou a…

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Love Is A Sickness By Samuel Daniel

Love Is A Sickness LOVE is a sickness full of woes,    All remedies refusing; A plant that with most cutting grows,    Most barren with best…

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Sonnet Xxviii- Reign In My Thoughts By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxviii- Reign In My Thoughts Reign in my thoughts, fair hand, sweet eye, rare voice: Possess me whole, my heart’s triumvirate; Yet heavy heart…

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Sonnet Vi- Fair Is My Love By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Vi- Fair Is My Love Fair is my love, and cruel as she’s fair; Her brow shades frowns, although her eyes are sunny; Her…

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Sonnet Xviii- Since The First Look By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xviii- Since The First Look Since the first look that led me to this error, To this thought’s-maze, to my confusion tending, Still have…

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Sonnet Li- I Must Not Grieve My Love By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Li- I Must Not Grieve My Love I must not grieve my Love, whose eyes would read Lines of delight, whereon her youth might…

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Sonnet Xxxv- And Yet I Cannot By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxxv- And Yet I Cannot And yet I cannot reprehend the flight, Or blame th’attempt presuming so to soar; The mounting venture for a…

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Sonnet Xlii- When Winter Snows By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xlii- When Winter Snows When Winter snows upon thy golden hairs, And frost of age hath nipt thy flowers near, When dark shall seem…

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Delia Xlvi- Let Others Sing Of Knights And Paladines By Samuel Daniel

Delia Xlvi- Let Others Sing Of Knights And Paladines XLVI Let others sing of knights and paladines In aged accents and untimely words; Paint shadows…

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Sonnet Xxx- Still In The Trace By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxx- Still In The Trace Still in the trace of my tormented thought, My ceaseless cares must march on to my death; Thy least…

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Sonnet Lviii- None Other Fame By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Lviii- None Other Fame None other fame mine unambitious Muse Affected ever but t’eternize thee; All other honors do my hopes refuse, Which meaner…

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Sonnet Xvi- Happy In Sleep By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xvi- Happy In Sleep Happy in sleep, waking content to languish, Embracing clouds by night; in daytime, mourn; All things I loath save her…

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Sonnet Iv- These Plaintive Verses By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Iv- These Plaintive Verses These plaintive verses, the Posts of my desire, Which haste for succour to her slow regard: Bear not report of…

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The Civil Wars (Excerpts) By Samuel Daniel

The Civil Wars (Excerpts) XXXVI The swift approach and unexpected speed The king had made upon this new-rais’d force, In the unconfirmed troops, much fear…

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Sonnet Xli- When Men Shall Find By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xli- When Men Shall Find When men shall find thy flower, thy glory pass, And thou with carefull brow sitting alone, Received hast this…

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Delia Xlv- Care-Charmer Sleep, Son Of The Sable Night By Samuel Daniel

Delia Xlv- Care-Charmer Sleep, Son Of The Sable Night XLV Care-charmer Sleep, son of the sable Night, Brother to Death, in silent darkness born: Relieve…

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Sonnet Xxvii- Oft And In Vain By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxvii- Oft And In Vain Oft and in vain my rebel thoughts have ventur’d To stop the passage of my vanquisht heart, And shut…

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Sonnet Vii- O Had She Not Been Fair By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Vii- O Had She Not Been Fair O had she not been fair and thus unkind, Then had no finger pointed at my lightness;…

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Sonnet Xv- If That A Loyal Heart By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xv- If That A Loyal Heart If that a loyal heart and faith unfeign’d, If a sweet languish with a chaste desire, If hunger-starven…

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Sonnet Ix- If This Be Love By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Ix- If This Be Love If this be love, to draw a weary breath, Paint on floods, till the shore, cry to th’air, With…

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Ulysses And The Siren By Samuel Daniel

Ulysses And The Siren Siren. COME, worthy Greek! Ulysses, come,    Possess these shores with me: The winds and seas are troublesome,    And here we may…

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Sonnet Xix- Restore Thy Tresses By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xix- Restore Thy Tresses Restore thy tresses to the golden ore, Yield Citherea’s son those arcs of love, Bequeath the heav’ns the stars that…

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Delia Vi- Fair Is My Love, And Cruel As She’s Fair By Samuel Daniel

Delia Vi- Fair Is My Love, And Cruel As She’s Fair VI Fair is my love, and cruel as she’s fair: Her brow shades frowns…

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Sonnet Xxvi- Look In My Griefs By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxvi- Look In My Griefs Look in my griefs, and blame me not to mourn, From care to care that leads a life so…

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Sonnet Lx- Lo, Here The Impost By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Lx- Lo, Here The Impost Lo, here the impost of a faith unfeigning That love hath paid, and her disdain extorted, Behold the message…

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Sonnet Xlviii- My Cynthia By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xlviii- My Cynthia My Cynthia hath the waters of mine eyes The ready handmaids on her grace attending That never fall to ebb, nor…

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Sonnet L- Beauty, Sweet Love By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet L- Beauty, Sweet Love Beauty, sweet love, is like the morning dew Whose short refresh upon the tender green Cheers for a time but…

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Sonnet Xxxviii- I Once May See By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxxviii- I Once May See I once may see when years shall wreck my wrong, When golden hairs shall change to silver wire, And…

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Sonnet Xii- My Spotless Love By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xii- My Spotless Love My spotless love hovers with white wings About the temple of the proudest frame, Where blaze those lights fairest of…

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Beauty, Time, And Love By Samuel Daniel

Beauty, Time, And Love I FAIR is my Love and cruel as she ‘s fair; Her brow-shades frown, although her eyes are sunny. Her smiles…

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Sonnet Xxix- Whilst By Her Eyes Pursu’d By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxix- Whilst By Her Eyes Pursu’D Whilst by her eyes pursu’d, my poor heart flew it, Into the sacred bosom of my dearest; She…

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Sonnet Lvi- As To The Roman By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Lvi- As To The Roman As to the Roman that would free his land, His error was his honor and renown And more the…

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Sonnet Xlvii- Read In My Face By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xlvii- Read In My Face Read in my face a volume of despairs, The wailing Iliads of my tragic woe, Drawn with my blood…

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Sonnet Iii- If So It Hap By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Iii- If So It Hap If so it hap this offspring of my care, These fatal Anthems, sad and mournful Songs, Come to their…

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Sonnet Xxxvi- Raising My Hopes By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxxvi- Raising My Hopes Raising my hopes on hills of high desire, Thinking to scale the heaven of her heart, My slender means presum’d…

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Sonnet Xiv- Those Amber Locks By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xiv- Those Amber Locks Those amber locks are those same nets, my dear, Wherewith my liberty thou didst surprise; Love was the flame that…

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Are They Shadows That We See By Samuel Daniel

Are They Shadows That We See Are they shadows that we see? And can shadows pleasure give? Pleasures only shadows be Cast by bodies we…

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Sonnet Xxv- False Hope Prolongs By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxv- False Hope Prolongs False hope prolongs my ever certain grief, Trait’rous to me and faithful to my love; A thousand times it promis’d…

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Sonnet Lvii- Like As The Lute By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Lvii- Like As The Lute Like as the lute that joys or else dislikes As in his art that plays upon the same, So…

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Sonnet Xlvi- Fair And Lovely Maid By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xlvi- Fair And Lovely Maid Fair and lovely maid, look from the shore, See thy Leander striving in these waves, Poor soul forespent, whose…

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Sonnet Ii- Go, Wailing Verse By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Ii- Go, Wailing Verse Go, wailing verse, the infants of my love, Minerva-like, brought forth without a Mother: Present the image of the cares…

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Sonnet Xxxix- Look, Delia By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxxix- Look, Delia Look, Delia, how we ‘steem the half-blown Rose, The image of thy blush and Summer’s honor, Whilst in her tender green…

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Sonnet Xiii- Behold What Hap By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xiii- Behold What Hap Behold what hap Pygmalion had to frame And carve his proper grief upon a stone; My heavy fortune is much…

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Sonnet Xxiv- These Sorrowing Sighs By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxiv- These Sorrowing Sighs These sorrowing sighs, the smokes of mine annoy; These tears, which heat of sacred flame distills; Are these due tributes…

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Sonnet Lix- Unhappy Pen By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Lix- Unhappy Pen Unhappy pen and ill-accepted papers, That intimate in vain my chaste desires, My chaste desires, the ever-burning tapers Enkindled by her…

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Sonnet Xvii- Why Should I Sing In Verse By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xvii- Why Should I Sing In Verse Why should I sing in verse, why should I frame These sad neglected notes for her dear…

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Sonnet I- Unto The Boundless Ocean By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet I- Unto The Boundless Ocean Unto the boundless Ocean of thy beauty Runs this poor river, charg’d with streams of zeal: Returning thee the…

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Sonnet Xxxiii- My Cares Draw By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxxiii- My Cares Draw My cares draw on mine everlasting night; In horror’s sable clouds sets my life’s sun; My life’s sweet sun, my…

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Sonnet Xl- But Love By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xl- But Love But love whilst that thou mayst be lov’d again, Now whilst thy May hath fill’d thy lap with flowers; Now, whilst…

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Sonnet Xxiii- Time, Cruel Time By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxiii- Time, Cruel Time Time, cruel Time, come and subdue that brow Which conquers all but thee, and thee, too, stays As if she…

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Sonnet Lv- Let Others Sing By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Lv- Let Others Sing Let others sing of Knights and Paladins In aged accents and untimely words, Paint shadows in imaginary lines Which well…

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Sonnet Xlv- Delia, These Eyes By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xlv- Delia, These Eyes Delia, these eyes that so admireth thine Have seen those walls the which ambition rear’d To check the world, how…

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Musophilus Containing A General Defence Of All Learning (Ex) By Samuel Daniel

Musophilus Containing A General Defence Of All Learning (Ex) Power above powers, O heavenly eloquence, That with the strong rein of commanding words Dost manage,…

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Sonnet Xxxiv- The Star Of My Mishap By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxxiv- The Star Of My Mishap The star of my mishap impos’d this paining, To spend the April of my years in wailing That…

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Sonnet X- O Then I Love By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet X- O Then I Love O then I love and draw this weary breath, For her the cruel Fair, within whose brow I written…

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Sonnet Xxi-If Beauty Thus Be Clouded By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxi-If Beauty Thus Be Clouded If Beauty thus be clouded with a frown, That pity shines no comfort to my bliss, And vapors of…

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Sonnet Liv- Care-Charmer Sleep By Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Liv- Care-Charmer Sleep Care-charmer Sleep, son of the sable Night, Brother to death, in silent darkness born, Relieve my languish and restore the light,…

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