Andrew Marvell
Upon An Eunuch; A Poet. Fragment by Andrew Marvell

Upon An Eunuch; A Poet. Fragment by Andrew Marvell

Nec sterilem te crede; Licet, mulieribus exul, Falcem virginiae nequeas immitere messi, Et nostro peccare modo. Tibi Fama perenne Praegnabit; rapiesque novem de monse Sorores; ...

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Last Instructions To A Painter by Andrew Marvell

Last Instructions To A Painter by Andrew Marvell

After two sittings, now our Lady State To end her picture does the third time wait. But ere thou fall'st to work, first, Painter, see If't ben't too slight grown or too hard ...

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Young Love by Andrew Marvell

Young Love by Andrew Marvell

Come little Infant, Love me now,While thine unsuspected yearsClear thine aged Fathers browFrom cold Jealousie and Fears.Pretty surely 'twere to seeBy young Love old Time ...

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To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell

To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell

Had we but World enough, and Time,This coyness Lady were no crime.We would sit down, and think which wayTo walk, and pass our long Loves Day.Thou by the Indian Ganges ...

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A Dialogue Between The Soul And Body by Andrew Marvell

A Dialogue Between The Soul And Body by Andrew Marvell

SoulO Who shall, from this Dungeon, raiseA Soul inslav'd so many wayes?With bolts of Bones, that fetter'd standsIn Feet ; and manacled in Hands.Here blinded with an Eye ; and ...

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Eyes And Tears by Andrew Marvell

Eyes And Tears by Andrew Marvell

How wisely Nature did decree,With the same Eyes to weep and see!That, having view'd the object vain,They might be ready to complain.And since the Self-deluding Sight,In a false ...

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The Definition Of Love by Andrew Marvell

The Definition Of Love by Andrew Marvell

My Love is of a birth as rareAs 'tis for object strange and high:It was begotten by despairUpon Impossibility.Magnanimous Despair alone.Could show me so divine a thing,Where ...

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Thoughts In A Garden by Andrew Marvell

Thoughts In A Garden by Andrew Marvell

HOW vainly men themselves amaze To win the palm, the oak, or bays, And their uncessant labours see Crown'd from some single herb or tree, Whose short and narrow-verged shade Does ...

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Clorinda And Damon by Andrew Marvell

Clorinda And Damon by Andrew Marvell

C.Damon come drive thy flocks this way.D.No : 'tis too late they went astray.C.I have a grassy Scutcheon spy'd,Where Flora blazons all her pride.The grass I aim to feast thy Sheep ...

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Aliter by Andrew Marvell

Aliter by Andrew Marvell

Regibus haec posuit Ludovicus Templa futuris;Gratior ast ipsi Castra fuere Domus.

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Ametas And Thestylis Making Hay-Ropes by Andrew Marvell

Ametas And Thestylis Making Hay-Ropes by Andrew Marvell

AmetasThink'st Thou that this Love can stand,Whilst Thou still dost say me nay?Love unpaid does soon disband:Love binds Love as Hay binds Hay.ThestylisThink'st Thou that this Rope ...

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A Letter To Doctor Ingelo, Then With My Lord Whitlock, Ambassador From The Protector To The Queen Of Sweden by Andrew Marvell

A Letter To Doctor Ingelo, Then With My Lord Whitlock, Ambassador From The Protector To The Queen Of Sweden by Andrew Marvell

Quid facis Arctoi charissime transfuga coeli,Ingele, proh sero cognite, rapte cito?Num satis Hybernum defendis pellibus Astrum,Qui modo tam mollis nec bene firmus eras?Quae Gentes ...

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Damon The Mower by Andrew Marvell

Damon The Mower by Andrew Marvell

Heark how the Mower Damon Sung,With love of Juliana stung!While ev'ry thing did seem to paintThe Scene more fit for his complaint.Like her fair Eyes the day was fair;But scorching ...

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Bermudas by Andrew Marvell

Bermudas by Andrew Marvell

Where the remote Bermudas rideIn th' Oceans bosome unespy'd,From a small Boat, that row'd along,The listning Winds receiv'd this Song.What should we do but sing his PraiseThat led ...

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Upon The Hill And Grove At Bill-Borow by Andrew Marvell

Upon The Hill And Grove At Bill-Borow by Andrew Marvell

To the Lord Fairfax.See how the arched Earth does hereRise in a perfect Hemisphere!The stiffest Compass could not strikeA line more circular and like;Nor softest Pensel draw a ...

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In Legationem Domini Oliveri St. John Ad Provincias Foederatas by Andrew Marvell

In Legationem Domini Oliveri St. John Ad Provincias Foederatas by Andrew Marvell

Ingeniosa Viris contingunt Nomina magnis,Ut dubites Casu vel Ratione data.Nam Sors, caeca licet, tamen est praesaga futuri;Et sub fatidico Nomine vera premit.Et Tu, cui soli ...

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The Garden by Andrew Marvell

The Garden by Andrew Marvell

How vainly men themselves amazeTo win the Palm, the Oke, or Bayes;And their uncessant Labours seeCrown'd from some single Herb or Tree,Whose short and narrow verged ShadeDoes ...

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A Poem Upon The Death Of O.C. by Andrew Marvell

A Poem Upon The Death Of O.C. by Andrew Marvell

That Providence which had so long the careOf Cromwell's head, and numbred ev'ry hair,Now in its self (the Glass where all appears)Had seen the period of his golden Years:And ...

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Edmundi Trotii Epitaphium by Andrew Marvell

Edmundi Trotii Epitaphium by Andrew Marvell

Charissimo FilioEdmundo TrotioPosuimus Pater & MaterFrustra superstites.Legite Parentes, vanissimus hominum ordo,Figuli Filiorum, Substructores Hominum,Fartores Opum, Longi ...

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In Effigiem Oliveri Cromwell by Andrew Marvell

In Effigiem Oliveri Cromwell by Andrew Marvell

Haec est quae toties Inimicos Umbra fugavit,At sub qua Cives Otia lenta terunt.In eandem Reginae Sueciae transmissamBellipotens Virgo, septem Regina Trionum.Christina, Arctoi ...

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On Mr. Milton’s Paradise Lost by Andrew Marvell

On Mr. Milton’s Paradise Lost by Andrew Marvell

When I beheld the Poet blind, yet bold,In slender Book his vast Design unfold,Messiah Crown'd, Gods Reconcil'd Decree,Rebelling Angels, the Forbidden Tree,Heav'n, Hell, Earth, ...

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Daphnis And Chloe by Andrew Marvell

Daphnis And Chloe by Andrew Marvell

Daphnis must from Chloe part:Now is come the dismal HourThat must all his Hopes devour,All his Labour, all his Art.Nature, her own Sexes foe,Long had taught her to be coy:But she ...

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Dignissimo Suo Amico Doctori Wittie. De Translatione Vulgi by Andrew Marvell

Dignissimo Suo Amico Doctori Wittie. De Translatione Vulgi by Andrew Marvell

Nempe sic innumero succrescunt agmine libri,Saepia vix toto ut jam natet una mari.Fortius assidui surgunt a vulnere praeli:Quoque magis pressa est, auctior Hydra redit.Heu quibus ...

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Translated by Andrew Marvell

Translated by Andrew Marvell

Facundis dedit ille notis, interprete plumasInsinuare sonos oculis, & pingere voces,Et mentem chartis, oculis impertiit aurem.

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Johannis Trottii Epitaphium by Andrew Marvell

Johannis Trottii Epitaphium by Andrew Marvell

Charissimo Filio &c.Pater & Mater &c.funebrem tabulam curavimus.Age Marmor, & pro solita tua hxmanitate,(Ne inter Parentum Dolorem & ModestiamSupprimantur praeclari Juvenis ...

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Blake’s Victory by Andrew Marvell

Blake’s Victory by Andrew Marvell

On the Victory Obtained by Blake over the Spaniards in the Bay of Santa Cruz, in the Island of Tenerife, 1657Now does Spain's fleet her spacious wings unfold, Leaves the New World ...

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Epigramma In Duos Montes Amosclivum Et Bilboreum by Andrew Marvell

Epigramma In Duos Montes Amosclivum Et Bilboreum by Andrew Marvell

Farfacio.Cernis ut ingenti distinguant limite campumMontis Amos clivi Bilboreique juga!Ille stat indomitus turritis undisque saxis:Cingit huic laetum Fraximus alta Caput.Illi ...

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An Epitaph by Andrew Marvell

An Epitaph by Andrew Marvell

Enough; and leave the rest to Fame! 'Tis to commend her, but to name. Courtship which, living, she declined, When dead, to offer were unkind: Nor can the truest wit, or friend, ...

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An Horatian Ode Upon Cromwell’s Return From Ireland by Andrew Marvell

An Horatian Ode Upon Cromwell’s Return From Ireland by Andrew Marvell

The forward youth that would appear Must now forsake his Muses dear, Nor in the shadows sing His numbers languishing. 'Tis time to leave the books in dust, And oil th' unused ...

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To A Gentleman That Only Upon The Sight Of The Author’s Writing, Had Given A Character Of His Person And Judgment Of His Fortune. Illustrissimo Vero Domino Lanceloto Josepho De Maniban Grammatomantis by Andrew Marvell

To A Gentleman That Only Upon The Sight Of The Author’s Writing, Had Given A Character Of His Person And Judgment Of His Fortune. Illustrissimo Vero Domino Lanceloto Josepho De Maniban Grammatomantis by Andrew Marvell

Quis posthac chartae committat sensa loquaci,Si sua crediderit Fata subesse stylo?Conscia si prodat Seribentis Litera sortem,Quicquid & in vita plus latuisse velit?Flexibus in ...

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Hortus by Andrew Marvell

Hortus by Andrew Marvell

Quisnam adeo, mortale genus, praecordia versat:Heu Palmae, Laurique furor, vel simplicis Herbae!Arbor ut indomitos ornet vix una labores;Tempora nec foliis praecingat tota ...

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Tom May’s Death by Andrew Marvell

Tom May’s Death by Andrew Marvell

As one put drunk into the Packet-boat,Tom May was hurry'd hence and did not know't.But was amaz'd on the Elysian side,And with an Eye uncertain, gazing wide,Could not determine in ...

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To His Noble Friend, Mr. Richard Lovelace, Upon His Poems by Andrew Marvell

To His Noble Friend, Mr. Richard Lovelace, Upon His Poems by Andrew Marvell

Sir, Our times are much degenerate from those Which your sweet muse with your fair fortune chose, And as complexions alter with the climes, Our wits have drawn the infection of ...

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The Match by Andrew Marvell

The Match by Andrew Marvell

Nature had long a Treasure madeOf all her choisest store;Fearing, when She should be decay'd,To beg in vain for more.Her Orientest Colours there,And Essences most pure,With ...

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The Death Of Cromwell by Andrew Marvell

The Death Of Cromwell by Andrew Marvell

A Poem upon the Death of His Late Highness the Lord ProtectorThat Providence which had so long the care Of Cromwell's head, and numbered every hair, Now in itself (the glass where ...

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A Dialogue Between Thyrsis And Dorinda by Andrew Marvell

A Dialogue Between Thyrsis And Dorinda by Andrew Marvell

DorindaWhen Death, shall snatch us from these Kids,And shut up our divided Lids,Tell me Thyrsis, prethee do,Whither thou and I must go.ThyrsisTo the Elizium: (Dorinda) oh where ...

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To Songs At The Marriage Of The Lord Fauconberg And The Lady Mary Cromwell by Andrew Marvell

To Songs At The Marriage Of The Lord Fauconberg And The Lady Mary Cromwell by Andrew Marvell

song Fauc1 First.Chorus.Th' Astrologers own Eyes are set,And even Wolves the Sheep forget;Only this Shepherd, late and soon,Upon this Hill ...

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Upon Appleton House, To My Lord Fairfax by Andrew Marvell

Upon Appleton House, To My Lord Fairfax by Andrew Marvell

Within this sober Frame expectWork of no Forrain Architect;That unto Caves the Quarries drew,And Forrests did to Pastures hew;Who of his great Design in painDid for a Model vault ...

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Mourning by Andrew Marvell

Mourning by Andrew Marvell

You, that decipher out the FateOf humane Off-springs from the Skies,What mean these Infants which of lateSpring from the Starrs of Chlora's Eyes?Her Eyes confus'd, and doubled ...

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On A Drop Of Dew by Andrew Marvell

On A Drop Of Dew by Andrew Marvell

See how the Orient Dew,Shed from the Bosom of the MornInto the blowing Roses,Yet careless of its Mansion new;For the clear Region where 'twas bornRound in its self incloses:And in ...

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Music’s Empire by Andrew Marvell

Music’s Empire by Andrew Marvell

First was the world as one great cymbal made, Where jarring winds to infant Nature played. All music was a solitary sound, To hollow rocks and murm'ring fountains bound.Jubal ...

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A Garden, Written After The Civil Wars by Andrew Marvell

A Garden, Written After The Civil Wars by Andrew Marvell

SEE how the flowers, as at parade, Under their colours stand display'd: Each regiment in order grows, That of the tulip, pink, and rose. But when the vigilant patrol Of stars ...

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The Mower Against Gardens by Andrew Marvell

The Mower Against Gardens by Andrew Marvell

Luxurious Man, to bring his Vice in use,Did after him the World seduce:And from the Fields the Flow'rs and Plants allure,Where Nature was most plain and pure.He first enclos'd ...

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The Coronet by Andrew Marvell

The Coronet by 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 ...

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The Gallery by Andrew Marvell

The Gallery by Andrew Marvell

Clora come view my Soul, and tellWhether I have contriv'd it well.Now all its several lodgings lyeCompos'd into one Gallery;And the great Arras-hangings, madeOf various Faces, by ...

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Young Love by Andrew Marvell

Young Love by Andrew Marvell

Come little Infant, Love me now,While thine unsuspected yearsClear thine aged Fathers browFrom cold Jealousie and Fears.Pretty surely 'twere to seeBy young Love old Time ...

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A Dialogue, Between The Resolved Soul, And Created Pleasure by Andrew Marvell

A Dialogue, Between The Resolved Soul, And Created Pleasure by Andrew Marvell

Courage my Soul, now learn to wieldThe weight of thine immortal Shield.Close on thy Head thy Helmet bright.Ballance thy Sword against the Fight.See where an Army, strong as ...

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The Nymph Complaining For The Death Of Her Fawn by Andrew Marvell

The Nymph Complaining For The Death Of Her Fawn by Andrew Marvell

The wanton troopers riding byHave shot my fawn, and it will die.Ungentle men! They cannot thriveTo kill thee. Thou ne'er didst, alive,Them any harm: alas nor couldThy death yet do ...

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Ros by Andrew Marvell

Ros by Andrew Marvell

Cernis ut Eio descendat Gemmula Roris,Inque Rosas roseo transfluat orta sinu.Sollicita Flores stant ambitione supini,Et certant foliis pellicuisse suis.Illa tamen patriae lustrans ...

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The Fair Singer by Andrew Marvell

The Fair Singer by Andrew Marvell

To make a final conquest of all me,Love did compose so sweet an Enemy,In whom both Beauties to my death agree,Joyning themselves in fatal Harmony;That while she with her Eyes my ...

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