Category Archives: Letitia Elizabeth Landon (1802-1838 / England)

poem – fountain’s abbey

NEVER more, when the day is o’er, Will the lonely vespers sound; No bells are ringing—no monks are singing, When the moonlight falls around. A few pale flowers, which in other hours May have cheered the dreary mood; When the … Continue reading

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poem – kate kearney

WHY doth the maiden turn away From voice so sweet, and words so dear? Why doth the maiden turn away When love and flattery woo her ear? And rarely that enchanted twain Whisper in woman’s ear in vain. Why doth … Continue reading

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poem – hannibal’s oath

AND the night was dark and calm, There was not a breath of air, The leaves of the grove were still, As the presence of death were there; Only a moaning sound Came from the distant sea, It was as … Continue reading

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poem – the sheperd boy

LIKE some vision olden Of far other time, When the age was golden, In the young world’s prime Is thy soft pipe ringing, O lonely shepherd boy, What song art thou singing, In thy youth and joy? Or art thou … Continue reading

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OH lone and lovely solitude, Washed by the sounding sea; Nature was in a poet’s mood, When she created thee. How pleasant in the hour of noon To wander through the shade; The soft and golden shade which June Flings … Continue reading

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poem – the sea shore

I SHOULD like to dwell where the deep blue sea Rock’d to and fro as tranquilly, As if it were willing the halcyon’s nest Should shelter through summer its beautiful guest. When a plaining murmur like that of a song, … Continue reading

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poem – the funeral

MARK you not yon sad procession; ‘Mid the ruin’d abbey’s gloom, Hastening to the worm’s possession, To the dark and silent tomb! See the velvet pall hangs over Poor mortality’s remains; We should shudder to discover What that coffin’s space … Continue reading

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