Category Archives: Torquato Tasso (1544 – 1595 / Italy)

Poem – Jerusalem Delivered – Book 01 – Part 02

XI Thus when the Lord discovered had, and seen The hidden secrets of each worthy’s breast, Out of the hierarchies of angels sheen The gentle Gabriel called he from the rest, ‘Twixt God and souls of men that righteous been … Continue reading

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Poem – Hedge, That Divides The Lovely

Hedge, that divides the lovely Garden, and myself from me, Never in you so fair a rose I see As she who is my lady, Loving, sweet and holy: Who as I stretch my hand to you Presses it, so … Continue reading

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Poem – Jerusalem Delivered – Book 01 – Part 01

THE ARGUMENT. God sends his angel to Tortosa down, Godfrey unites the Christian Peers and Knights; And all the Lords and Princes of renown Choose him their Duke, to rule the wares and fights. He mustereth all his host, whose … Continue reading

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Poem – Now The Waves Murmur

Now the waves murmur And the boughs and the shrubs tremble in the morning breeze, And on the green branches the pleasant birds Sing softly And the east smiles; Now dawn already appears And mirrors herself in the sea, And … Continue reading

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poem – once we were happy

Once we were happy, I Loving and beloved, You loved and loving, sweetly moved. Then you became the enemy Of love, and I to disdain Found youthful passion change. Disdain demands I speak, Disdain, that in my breast Keeps the … Continue reading

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