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

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

XLV Care-charmer Sleep, son of the sable Night, Brother to Death, in silent darkness born: Relieve my languish, and restore the light, With dark forgetting of my cares, ...

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Sonnet Lvi: As To The Roman by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Lvi: As To The Roman by Samuel Daniel

As to the Roman that would free his land, His error was his honor and renown And more the fame of his mistaking hand Than if he had the tyrant overthrown, So, Delia, hath mine ...

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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 by Samuel Daniel

VI Fair is my love, and cruel as she's fair: Her brow shades frowns although her eyes are sunny, Her smiles are lightning though her pride despair, And her disdains are ...

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Delia: Xxxi (1592 Version): Look, Delia, How We ‘steem The by Samuel Daniel

Delia: Xxxi (1592 Version): Look, Delia, How We ‘steem The by Samuel Daniel

XXXI (version) Look, Delia, how we 'steem the half-blown rose, The image of thy blush and summer's honour, Whilst in her tender green she doth enclose That pure sweet ...

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Love Is A Sickness by Samuel Daniel

Love Is A Sickness by Samuel Daniel

LOVE is a sickness full of woes, All remedies refusing; A plant that with most cutting grows, Most barren with best using. Why so? More we enjoy it, more it dies; If not ...

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Sonnet Liv: Care-Charmer Sleep by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Liv: Care-Charmer Sleep by Samuel Daniel

Care-charmer Sleep, son of the sable Night, Brother to death, in silent darkness born, Relieve my languish and restore the light, With dark forgetting of my cares' return. And let ...

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Sonnet Ii: Go, Wailing Verse by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Ii: Go, Wailing Verse by Samuel Daniel

Go, wailing verse, the infants of my love, Minerva-like, brought forth without a Mother: Present the image of the cares I prove; Witness your Father's grief exceeds all other. ...

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Sonnet L: Beauty, Sweet Love by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet L: Beauty, Sweet Love by Samuel Daniel

Beauty, sweet love, is like the morning dew Whose short refresh upon the tender green Cheers for a time but till the Sun doth show, And straight 'tis gone as it had never been. ...

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Beauty, Time, And Love by Samuel Daniel

Beauty, Time, And Love by Samuel Daniel

I FAIR is my Love and cruel as she 's fair; Her brow-shades frown, although her eyes are sunny. Her smiles are lightning, though her pride despair, And her disdains are gall, her ...

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Sonnet Vi: Fair Is My Love by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Vi: Fair Is My Love by Samuel Daniel

Fair is my love, and cruel as she's fair; Her brow shades frowns, although her eyes are sunny; Her smiles are lightning, though her pride despair; And her disdains are gall, her ...

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Sonnet Ix: If This Be Love by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Ix: If This Be Love by Samuel Daniel

If this be love, to draw a weary breath, Paint on floods, till the shore, cry to th'air, With downward looks still reading on the earth, The sad memorials of my love's despair. If ...

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Sonnet Xxvi: Look In My Griefs by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxvi: Look In My Griefs by Samuel Daniel

Look in my griefs, and blame me not to mourn, From care to care that leads a life so bad; Th'orphan of fortune, born to be her scorn, Whose clouded brow doth make my days so sad. ...

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Sonnet Iii: If So It Hap by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Iii: If So It Hap by Samuel Daniel

If so it hap this offspring of my care, These fatal Anthems, sad and mournful Songs, Come to their view, who like afflicted are; Let them yet sigh their own, and moan my wrongs. ...

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Sonnet Xxiii: Time, Cruel Time by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxiii: Time, Cruel Time by Samuel Daniel

Time, cruel Time, come and subdue that brow Which conquers all but thee, and thee, too, stays As if she were exempt from scythe or bow, From love or years unsubject to decays. Or ...

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Sonnet Li: I Must Not Grieve My Love by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Li: I Must Not Grieve My Love by Samuel Daniel

I must not grieve my Love, whose eyes would read Lines of delight, whereon her youth might smile; Flowers have a time before they come to seed, And she is young and now must sport ...

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Sonnet Lv: Let Others Sing by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Lv: Let Others Sing by Samuel Daniel

Let others sing of Knights and Paladins In aged accents and untimely words, Paint shadows in imaginary lines Which well the reach of their high wits records; But I must sing of ...

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Ulysses And The Siren by Samuel Daniel

Ulysses And The Siren by Samuel Daniel

Siren. COME, worthy Greek! Ulysses, come, Possess these shores with me: The winds and seas are troublesome, And here we may be free. Here may we sit and view their toil ...

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Sonnet Lviii: None Other Fame by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Lviii: None Other Fame by Samuel Daniel

None other fame mine unambitious Muse Affected ever but t'eternize thee; All other honors do my hopes refuse, Which meaner priz'd and momentary be. For God forbid I should my ...

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Delia Xxxiii: When Men Shall Find Thy Flower, Thy Glory, Pa by Samuel Daniel

Delia Xxxiii: When Men Shall Find Thy Flower, Thy Glory, Pa by Samuel Daniel

XXXIII When men shall find thy flower, thy glory, pass, And thou with careful brow sitting alone Received hast this message from thy glass, That tells thee truth and says ...

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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 by Samuel Daniel

Power above powers, O heavenly eloquence, That with the strong rein of commanding words Dost manage, guide, and master th' eminence Of men's affections more than ...

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Sonnet V: Whilst Youth And Error by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet V: Whilst Youth And Error by Samuel Daniel

Whilst youth and error led my wand'ring mind And set my thoughts in heedless ways to range, All unawares a goddes chaste I find, Diana-like, to work my sudden change. For her no ...

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Sonnet Iv: These Plaintive Verses by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Iv: These Plaintive Verses by Samuel Daniel

These plaintive verses, the Posts of my desire, Which haste for succour to her slow regard: Bear not report of any slender fire, Forging a grief to win a fame's reward. Nor are my ...

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Sonnet Xxvii: Oft And In Vain by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxvii: Oft And In Vain by Samuel Daniel

Oft and in vain my rebel thoughts have ventur'd To stop the passage of my vanquisht heart, And shut those ways my friendly foe first enter'd, Hoping thereby to free my better ...

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Sonnet Lix: Unhappy Pen by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Lix: Unhappy Pen by Samuel Daniel

Unhappy pen and ill-accepted papers, That intimate in vain my chaste desires, My chaste desires, the ever-burning tapers Enkindled by her eyes' celestial fires. Celestial fires ...

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Sonnet Lvii: Like As The Lute by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Lvii: Like As The Lute by Samuel Daniel

Like as the lute that joys or else dislikes As in his art that plays upon the same, So sounds my Muse according as she strikes On my heart strings high tun'd unto her fame. Her ...

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Sonnet Xix: Restore Thy Tresses by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xix: Restore Thy Tresses by Samuel Daniel

Restore thy tresses to the golden ore, Yield Citherea's son those arcs of love, Bequeath the heav'ns the stars that I adore, And to th'Orient do thy pearls remove. Yield thy ...

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Sonnet Xi: Tears, Vows, And Prayers by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xi: Tears, Vows, And Prayers by Samuel Daniel

Tears, vows, and prayers win the hardest heart: Tears, vows, and prayers have I spent in vain; Tears cannot soften flint, nor vows convert; Prayers prevail not with a quaint ...

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Sonnet Lx: Lo, Here The Impost by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Lx: Lo, Here The Impost by Samuel Daniel

Lo, here the impost of a faith unfeigning That love hath paid, and her disdain extorted, Behold the message of my just complaining That shows the world how much my grief imported. ...

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Sonnet Xii: My Spotless Love by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xii: My Spotless Love by Samuel Daniel

My spotless love hovers with white wings About the temple of the proudest frame,Where blaze those lights fairest of earthly things Which clear our clouded world with brightest ...

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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 by Samuel Daniel

XLVI Let others sing of knights and paladines In aged accents and untimely words; Paint shadows in imaginary lines Which well the reach of their high wits records: But ...

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Sonnet Liii: Drawn by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Liii: Drawn by Samuel Daniel

Drawn by th'attractive virtue of her eyes, My touch'd heart turns it to that happy coast; My joyful North, where all my fortune lies, The level of my hopes desired most. There ...

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Sonnet Lii: O Whether by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Lii: O Whether by Samuel Daniel

At the Author's Going into ItalyO whether (poor forsaken) wilt thou go, To go from sorrow and thine own distress, When every place presents the face of woe, And no remove can make ...

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Sonnet I: Unto The Boundless Ocean by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet I: Unto The Boundless Ocean by Samuel Daniel

Unto the boundless Ocean of thy beauty Runs this poor river, charg'd with streams of zeal: Returning thee the tribute of my duty, Which here my love, my youth, my plaints reveal. ...

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Sonnet Xviii: Since The First Look by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xviii: Since The First Look by Samuel Daniel

Since the first look that led me to this error, To this thought's-maze, to my confusion tending, Still have I liv'd in grief, in hope, in terror, The circle of my sorrows never ...

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Sonnet Xxxiii: My Cares Draw by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxxiii: My Cares Draw by Samuel Daniel

My cares draw on mine everlasting night; In horror's sable clouds sets my life's sun; My life's sweet sun, my dearest comfort's light, Will rise no more to me whose day is done. I ...

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Sonnet Xxxv: And Yet I Cannot by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxxv: And Yet I Cannot by Samuel Daniel

And yet I cannot reprehend the flight, Or blame th'attempt presuming so to soar; The mounting venture for a high delight Did make the honor of the fall the more. For who gets ...

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Sonnet Xxv: False Hope Prolongs by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxv: False Hope Prolongs by Samuel Daniel

False hope prolongs my ever certain grief, Trait'rous to me and faithful to my love; A thousand times it promis'd me relief, Yet never any true effect I prove. Oft when I find in ...

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Sonnet Xxiv: These Sorrowing Sighs by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxiv: These Sorrowing Sighs by Samuel Daniel

These sorrowing sighs, the smokes of mine annoy; These tears, which heat of sacred flame distills; Are these due tributes that my faith doth pay Unto the tyrant whose kindness ...

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Sonnet Xxxiv: The Star Of My Mishap by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxxiv: The Star Of My Mishap by Samuel Daniel

The star of my mishap impos'd this paining, To spend the April of my years in wailing That never found my fortune but in waning, With still fresh cares my present woes assailing. ...

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Sonnet Xlii: When Winter Snows by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xlii: When Winter Snows by Samuel Daniel

When Winter snows upon thy golden hairs, And frost of age hath nipt thy flowers near, When dark shall seem thy day that never clears, And all lies wither'd that was held so dear, ...

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Sonnet Xlv: Delia, These Eyes by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xlv: Delia, These Eyes by Samuel Daniel

Delia, these eyes that so admireth thine Have seen those walls the which ambition rear'd To check the world, how they entomb'd have lyenWithin themselves, and on them plows have ...

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Sonnet Xxii: Come Time by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxii: Come Time by Samuel Daniel

Come Time, the anchor-hold of my desire, My last resort whereto my hopes appeal, Cause once the date of her disdain t'expire; Make her the sentence of her wrath repeal. Rob her ...

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Sonnet Xx: What It Is To Breathe by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xx: What It Is To Breathe by Samuel Daniel

What it is to breathe and live without life; How to be pale with anguish, red with fear; T'have peace abroad, and nought within but strife; Wish to be present, and yet shun ...

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Sonnet Xxi: If Beauty Thus Be Clouded by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxi: If Beauty Thus Be Clouded by Samuel Daniel

If Beauty thus be clouded with a frown, That pity shines no comfort to my bliss, And vapors of disdain so overfrown, That my life's light thus wholy darken'd is, Why should I more ...

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Sonnet Xvii: Why Should I Sing In Verse by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xvii: Why Should I Sing In Verse by Samuel Daniel

Why should I sing in verse, why should I frame These sad neglected notes for her dear sake? Why should I offer up onto her name The sweetest sacrifice my youth can make? Why ...

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Sonnet Viii: Thou Poor Heart by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Viii: Thou Poor Heart by Samuel Daniel

Thou poor heart sacrific'd unto the fairest, Hast sent the incense of thy sighs to heav'n; And still against her frowns fresh vows repairest, And made thy passions with her beauty ...

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Sonnet Xxxvii: O Why Doth Delia by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxxvii: O Why Doth Delia by Samuel Daniel

O why doth Delia credit so her glass, Gazing her beauty deign'd her by the skies, And doth not rather look on him (alas) Whose state best shows the force of murd'ring eyes? The ...

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Sonnet Xlix: How Long by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xlix: How Long by Samuel Daniel

How long shall I in mine affliction mourn, A burden to myself, distress'd in mind? When shall my interdicted hopes return From out despair wherein they live confin'd? When shall ...

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Sonnet Xxix: Whilst By Her Eyes Pursu’D by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Xxix: Whilst By Her Eyes Pursu’D by Samuel Daniel

Whilst by her eyes pursu'd, my poor heart flew it, Into the sacred bosom of my dearest; She there in that sweet sanctuary slew it, Where it presum'd its safety to be nearest. My ...

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Sonnet Vii: O Had She Not Been Fair by Samuel Daniel

Sonnet Vii: O Had She Not Been Fair by Samuel Daniel

O had she not been fair and thus unkind, Then had no finger pointed at my lightness; The world had never known what I do find, And clouds obscure had shaded still her brightness. ...

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