Anne Killigrew
To My Lady Berkeley by Anne Killigrew

To My Lady Berkeley by Anne Killigrew

Afflicted upon her Son, My Lord Berkeley's Early Engaging in the Sea-Service. So the renowned Ithacensian Queen In Tears for her Telemachus was seen, When leaving Home, he ...

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On The Dutchess Of Grafton by Anne Killigrew

On The Dutchess Of Grafton by Anne Killigrew

Under the Name of ALINDA.A SONG.Th' ambitious Eye that seeks alone,Where Beauties Wonders most are shown;Of all that bounteous Heaven displays,Let him on bright Alinda gaze;And in ...

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On A Picture Painted By Her Self, Representing Two Nimphs Of Diana’s, One In A Posture To Hunt, The Other Batheing by Anne Killigrew

On A Picture Painted By Her Self, Representing Two Nimphs Of Diana’s, One In A Posture To Hunt, The Other Batheing by Anne Killigrew

We are Diana's Virgin-Train,Descended of no Mortal Strain; Our Bows and Arrows are our Goods,Our Pallaces, the lofty Woods,The Hills and Dales, at early Morn,Resound and Eccho ...

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A Pastoral Dialogue by Anne Killigrew

A Pastoral Dialogue by Anne Killigrew

Dorinda. Sab?an Perfumes fragrant Roses bring,With all the Flowers that Paint the gaudy Spring:Scatter them all in young Alexis's way,With all that's sweet and (like himself) ...

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On A Young Lady by Anne Killigrew

On A Young Lady by Anne Killigrew

Whose Lord was Travelling.No sooner I pronounced Celindas name,But Troops of wing'd Pow'rs did chant the same:Not those the Poets Bows and Arrows lend,But such as on the Altar do ...

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Extemporary Counsel Given To A Young Gallant In A Frolick. by Anne Killigrew

Extemporary Counsel Given To A Young Gallant In A Frolick. by Anne Killigrew

As you are Young, if you'l be also Wise,Danger with Honour court, Quarrels despise;Believe you then are truly Brave and Bold,To Beauty when no Slave, and less to Gold;When Vertue ...

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An Invective Against Gold by Anne Killigrew

An Invective Against Gold by Anne Killigrew

OF all the Poisons that the fruitful EarthE'er yet brought forth, or Monsters she gave Birth, Nought to Mankind has e'er so fatal been, As thou, accursed Gold, their Care and Sin. ...

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A Farewel To Worldly Joys by Anne Killigrew

A Farewel To Worldly Joys by Anne Killigrew

FArewel ye Unsubstantial Joyes, Ye Gilded Nothings, Gaudy Toyes, Too long ye have my Soul misled, Too long with Aiery Diet fed: But now my Heart ye shall no moreDeceive, as you ...

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First Epigram: Upon Being Contented With A Little by Anne Killigrew

First Epigram: Upon Being Contented With A Little by Anne Killigrew

1 We deem them moderate, but Enough implore, 2 What barely will suffice, and ask no more: 3 Who say, (O Jove) a competency give, 4 Neither in Luxury, or Want we'd live.5 ...

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The Complaint Of A Lover by Anne Killigrew

The Complaint Of A Lover by Anne Killigrew

Seest thou younder craggy Rock, Whose Head o'er-looks the swelling Main, Where never Shepherd fed his Flock, Or careful Peasant sow'd his Grain. No wholesome Herb grows on the ...

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On My Aunt Mrs. A. K. by Anne Killigrew

On My Aunt Mrs. A. K. by Anne Killigrew

Drown'd under London-bridge, in the Queens Bardge, Anno 1641The Darling of a Father Good and Wise,The Vertue, which a Vertuous Age did prize;The Beauty Excellent even to those ...

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Love, The Soul Of Poetry by Anne Killigrew

Love, The Soul Of Poetry by Anne Killigrew

WHen first Alexis did in Verse delight, His Muse in Low, but Graceful Numbers walk't, And now and then a little Proudly stalk't; But never aim'd at any noble Flight: The Herds, ...

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An Ode by Anne Killigrew

An Ode by Anne Killigrew

Arise my Dove, from mid'st of Pots arise,Thy sully'd Habitation leave,To Dust no longer cleave,Unworthy they of Heaven, that will not view the Skies.Thy native Beauty ...

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On Death by Anne Killigrew

On Death by Anne Killigrew

Tell me thou safest End of all our Woe,Why wreched Mortals do avoid thee so:Thou gentle drier o'th' afflicteds Tears,Thou noble ender of the Cowards Fears; Thou sweet Repose to ...

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The Third Epigram by Anne Killigrew

The Third Epigram by Anne Killigrew

On an ATHEIST.Posthumus boasts he does not Thunder fear,And for this cause would Innocent appear; That in his Soul no Terrour he does feel,At threatn'd Vultures, or Ixion's ...

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Penelope To Ulysses. by Anne Killigrew

Penelope To Ulysses. by Anne Killigrew

Return my dearest Lord, at length return,Let me no longer your sad absence mourn,Ilium in Dust, does no more Work afford,No more Employment for your Wit or Sword.Why did not the ...

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The Fourth Epigram by Anne Killigrew

The Fourth Epigram by Anne Killigrew

On GALLA.Now liquid Streams by the fierce Cold do growAs solid as the Rocks from whence they flow; Now Tibers Banks with Ice united meet,And it's firm Stream may well be term'd ...

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Herodias’ Daughter Presenting To Her Mother St. John’s Head In A Charger, Also Painted By Her Self by Anne Killigrew

Herodias’ Daughter Presenting To Her Mother St. John’s Head In A Charger, Also Painted By Her Self by Anne Killigrew

Behold, dear Mother, who was late our Fear,Disarm'd and Harmless, I present you here; The Tongue ty'd up, that made all Jury quake,And which so often did our Greatness shake; No ...

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To My Lord Colrane by Anne Killigrew

To My Lord Colrane by Anne Killigrew

In Answer to his Complemental Verses sent me under the Name of CLEANOR.Long my dull Muse in heavy slumbers lay,Indulging Sloth, and to soft Ease gave way,Her Fill of Rest ...

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An Epitaph On Her Self. by Anne Killigrew

An Epitaph On Her Self. by Anne Killigrew

When I am Dead, few Friends attend my Hearse,And for a Monument, I leave my VERSE.

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A Pastoral Dialogue – Ii by Anne Killigrew

A Pastoral Dialogue – Ii by Anne Killigrew

Melib?us, Alcippe, Asteria, Licida, Alcimedon, and Amira. Melib?us. Welcome fair Nymphs, most welcome to this shade,Distemp'ring Heats do now the Plains invade:But you may sit, ...

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Upon A Little Lady by Anne Killigrew

Upon A Little Lady by Anne Killigrew

Under the Discipline of an Excellent Person.I.How comes the Day orecast? the Flaming SunDarkn'd at Noon, as if his Course were run?He never rose more proud, more glad, more ...

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Alexandreis by Anne Killigrew

Alexandreis by Anne Killigrew

I Sing the Man that never Equal knew, Whose Mighty Arms all Asia did subdue, Whose Conquests through the spacious World do ring, That City-Raser, King-destroying King, Who o're ...

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Upon The Saying That My Verses Were Made By Another by Anne Killigrew

Upon The Saying That My Verses Were Made By Another by Anne Killigrew

Next Heaven my Vows to thee (O Sacred Muse!) I offer'd up, nor didst thou them refuse.O Queen of Verse, said I, if thou'lt inspire,And warm my Soul with thy Poetique Fire,No Love ...

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Cloris Charmes by Anne Killigrew

Cloris Charmes by Anne Killigrew

Dissolved by EUDORA.Not that thy Fair HandShould lead me from my deep Dispaire,Or thy Love, Cloris, End my Care,And back my Steps command :But if hereafter thou Retire,To quench ...

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The Second Epigram by Anne Killigrew

The Second Epigram by Anne Killigrew

On BILLINDA.Wanton Bellinda loudly does complain,I've chang'd my Love of late into disdain:Calls me unconstant, cause I now adoreThe chast Marcella, that lov'd her before.Sin or ...

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A Pastoral Dialogue – I by Anne Killigrew

A Pastoral Dialogue – I by Anne Killigrew

Amintor. Stay gentle Nymph, nor so solic'tous be,To fly his sight that still would gaze on thee.With other Swaines I see thee oft converse,Content to speak, and hear what they ...

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To The Queen by Anne Killigrew

To The Queen by Anne Killigrew

As those who pass the Alps do say,The Rocks which first oppose their way,And so amazing-High do show,By fresh Ascents appear but low,And when they come unto the last,They scorn ...

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The Discontent by Anne Killigrew

The Discontent by Anne Killigrew

I. 1 Here take no Care, take here no Care, my Muse,2 Nor ought of Art or Labour use: 3 But let thy Lines rude and unpolisht go, 4 Nor Equal be their Feet, nor Num'rous ...

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St. John Baptist Painted By Her Self In The Wilderness, With Angels Appearing To Him, And With A Lamb By Him. by Anne Killigrew

St. John Baptist Painted By Her Self In The Wilderness, With Angels Appearing To Him, And With A Lamb By Him. by Anne Killigrew

The Sun's my Fire, when it does shine,The hollow Spring's my Cave of Wine,The Rocks and Woods afford me Meat;This Lamb and I on one Dish eat:The neighbouring Herds my Garments ...

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On The Birth-Day Of Queen Katherine by Anne Killigrew

On The Birth-Day Of Queen Katherine by Anne Killigrew

While yet it was the Empire of the Night,And Stars still check'r'd Darkness with their Light,From Temples round the cheerful Bells did ring,But with the Peales a churlish Storm ...

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The Miseries Of Man by Anne Killigrew

The Miseries Of Man by Anne Killigrew

1 In that so temperate Soil Arcadia nam'd,1 For fertile Pasturage by Poets fam'd; 2 Stands a steep Hill, whose lofty jetting Crown, 3 Casts o'er the neighbouring Plains, a ...

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On The Soft And Gentle Motions Of Eudora by Anne Killigrew

On The Soft And Gentle Motions Of Eudora by Anne Killigrew

Divine Thalia strike th' Harmonious Lute,But with a Stroke so Gentle as may suteThe silent gliding of the Howers,Or yet the calmer growth of Flowers; Th' ascending or the falling ...

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