Michael Wigglesworth

(1631 - 1705 / England)

Poems of Michael Wigglesworth

1. A Postscript unto the Reader 4/20/2010
2. A Prayer unto Christ 4/20/2010
3. A Short Discourse on Eternity 4/20/2010
4. The Day Of Doom 1/1/2004
5. To The Christian Reader 4/20/2010
6. Vanity of Vanities 4/20/2010

The Day Of Doom

Still was the night, Serene & Bright,
when all Men sleeping lay;
Calm was the season, & carnal reason
thought so 'twould last for ay.
Soul, take thine ease, let sorrow cease,
much good thou hast in store:
This was their Song, their Cups among,
the Evening before.

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