Hannah More

(2 February 1745 – 7 September 1833 / near Bristol)

Hannah More Poems

1. Epitaph: On The Reverend Mr. Penrose 9/16/2010
2. Faith And Works. A Tale. 9/16/2010
3. On General Lawrence 9/16/2010
4. On Mrs. Blandford 9/16/2010
5. On Mrs. Little, In Redcliff Church, Bristol. 9/16/2010
6. On Sarah Stonhouse, Second Wife Of The Rev. Sir James Stonhouse, Bart. 9/16/2010
7. On The Reverend Mr. Hunter, Who Received A Degree From The University Of Oxford 9/16/2010
8. On The Reverend Mr. Love, In The Cathedral At Bristol 9/16/2010
9. On The Reverend Sir James Stonhouse, Bart. M.D., In The Chapel At The Hotwells, Bristol 9/16/2010
10. Reflections Of King Hezekiah, In His Sickness 9/16/2010
11. Inscription On A Cenotaph In A Garden, Erected To A Deceased Friend 9/16/2010
12. The Foolish Traveller; Or, A Good Inn Is A Bad Home 9/16/2010
13. Ode To Dragon 9/16/2010
14. On General Lawrence 9/16/2010
15. The Bleeding Rock: Or, The Metamorphosis Of A Nymph Into Stone 9/16/2010
16. Sir Eldred Of The Bower : A Legendary Tale: In Two Parts 9/16/2010
17. Daniel. A Sacred Drama 9/16/2010
18. A Christmas Hymn 9/16/2010
19. The Impossibility Conquered : Or, Love Your Neighbour As Yourself. 9/16/2010
20. On C. Dicey, Esq., In Claybrook Church, Leicestershire. 9/16/2010
21. The True Heroes : Or, The Noble Army Of Martyrs 9/16/2010
22. Humble And Unnoticed Virtue 9/16/2010
23. Florio : A Tale, For Fine Gentleman And Fine Ladies. In Two Parts 9/16/2010
24. The Bas Bleu: Or, Conversation. Addressed To Mrs. Vesey 9/16/2010
25. Ode To Charity 9/16/2010
26. Inscription In A Beautiful Retreat Called Fairy Bower 9/16/2010
27. The Search After Happiness. A Pastoral Drama 9/16/2010
28. War 9/16/2010
29. Here And There 9/16/2010
30. The Slave Trade, A Poem 9/16/2010
31. On A Young Lady 9/16/2010
Best Poem of Hannah More

On A Young Lady

Go, peaceful shade! exchange for sin and care
The glorious palm which patient suff'rers wear!
Go, take the meed victorious meekness gains,
Go, wear the crown triumphant faith obtains.
Those silent graces which the good conceal,
The day of dread disclosure shall reveal;
Then shall thy mild, retiring virtues rise,
And God, both judge and witness, give the prize.

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Ode To Dragon

Dragon! since lyrics are the mode,
To thee I dedicate my Ode,
And reason good I plead:
Are those who cannot write, to blame
To draw their hopes of future fame,
From those who cannot read?

O could I, like that nameless wight,
Find the choice minute when to write,

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