George Peele

(Bapitized 25 July 1556 - 9 November 1596 / London, England)

George Peele Poems

1. A Farewell to Arms (To Queen Elizabeth) 1/4/2003
2. Fair and Fair 1/3/2003
3. Bathsheba's Song 1/3/2003
4. The Sad Shepherd's Passion of Love 1/3/2003
5. Polyhymnia 1/3/2003
6. Œnone's Complaint 1/3/2003
7. Not Iris in Her Pride 1/3/2003
8. Polyhymnia: Sonnet 1/3/2003
9. Hot Sun, Cool Fire 4/10/2012

Œnone's Complaint

Melpomene, the muse of tragic songs,
With mournful tunes, in stole of dismal hue,
Assist a silly nymph to wail her woe,
And leave thy lusty company behind.

Thou luckless wreath! becomes not me to wear
The poplar tree for triumph of my love:
Then as my joy, my pride of love, is left,
Be thou unclothed of thy lovely green;

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