Henry James Pye

(20 February 1745 – 11 August 1813 / London, England)

Henry James Pye Poems

1. The Fading Gleam Of Parting Day 9/27/2010
2. Epitaph On Charles D’aussey, Esquire 9/27/2010
3. Faringdon Hill. Book I 9/27/2010
4. Faringdon Hill. Book Ii 9/27/2010
5. Naucratia; Or Naval Dominion. Part Iii. 9/27/2010
6. Ode To Beauty 9/27/2010
7. Prologue To The Second Part Of Henry Iv 9/27/2010
8. Prologue, Intended For 9/27/2010
9. Song: Let No Shepherd Sing To Me 9/27/2010
10. Sonnet I, Written At Cliefden Spring 9/27/2010
11. Sonnet Ii, Written At Cliefden Spring 9/27/2010
12. The Art Of War. Book I. 9/27/2010
13. The Art Of War. Book Ii. 9/27/2010
14. The Art Of War. Book Iii. 9/27/2010
15. The Art Of War. Book Iv. 9/27/2010
16. The Art Of War. Book V. 9/27/2010
17. The Art Of War. Book Vi. 9/27/2010
18. The Last Elegy Of The Third Book Of Tibullus 9/27/2010
19. The Parsonage Improved 9/27/2010
20. The Progress Of Refinement. Part I. 9/27/2010
21. The Progress Of Refinement. Part Ii. 9/27/2010
22. The Progress Of Refinement. Part Iii. 9/27/2010
23. The Snow-Drop 9/27/2010
24. The Thirteenth Olympic Ode Of Pindar 9/27/2010
25. The Vine 9/27/2010
26. The War-Elegies Of Tyrtæus, Imitated: Elegy Ii. 9/27/2010
27. To William Mitford, Esq. 9/27/2010
28. Written In A Seat At Stoke Park, 9/27/2010
29. On The Wreck Of The Halsewell 9/27/2010
30. Shooting 9/27/2010
31. Ode To Harmony 9/27/2010
32. Lenore, A Tale 9/27/2010
33. The Eighth Olympic Ode Of Pindar 9/27/2010
34. Madness 9/27/2010
35. The Sixth Olympic Ode Of Pindar 9/27/2010
36. Ode To Liberty 9/27/2010
37. The Tenth Olympic Ode Of Pindar 9/27/2010
38. Written In The Year 1779, When The Combined 9/27/2010
39. Verses Addressed To A Lady 9/27/2010
40. Verses Sent To The Corps Of Wantage 9/27/2010
Best Poem of Henry James Pye

The Triumph Of Fashion

A Vision


In that bless'd season, when descending snows,
In robes of virgin white, the fields inclose;
When Beaux, and Belles, their rural seats forego,
For the gay seats of Almack's and Soho:
When to his consort's wish the sportsman yields,
And quits, for Grosvenor-Square, the frostbound fields;
What time stout Labor waking rears his head,
And jaded Luxury just thinks of bed;
Tir'd with the toilsome pleasures of the day,
Stretch'd on my couch with weary limbs I lay:
Then, as disorder'd slumbers clos'd my eyes,
This strange fantastic vision seem'd to...

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A Fragment Of Simonides

Danaë, with her infant Son Perseus, was exposed in a Vessel to the fury of the waves, by order of her Father Acrisius.


As on the well-fram'd Vessel's side
Impetuous pours the stormy tide,
Aloud the furious whirlwinds sound,
And foaming surges break around,
Danaë, while tears her cheek bedew,
Her Arm around her Infant threw,

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