Samuel Johnson

(1709 - 1784 / Lichfield / England)

Samuel Johnson Poems

1. On The Death Of Stephen Grey, F.R.S. 4/7/2010
2. To Miss---, 4/7/2010
3. To Mrs. Thrale On Her Completing Her Thirty-Fifth Year 4/7/2010
4. To Myrtilis - The New Year's Offering 4/7/2010
5. Translation Of A Speech Of Aquileio In The Adriano Of Metastasio 4/7/2010
6. Written At The Request Of A Gentleman To Whom A Lady Had Given A Sprig Of Myrtle 4/7/2010
7. To Lady Firebrace 4/7/2010
8. Winter 4/7/2010
9. Stella In Mourning 4/7/2010
10. To Miss --, 4/7/2010
11. The Young Author 4/7/2010
12. Parody Of A Translation From The Medea Of Euripides 4/7/2010
13. Summer 4/7/2010
14. The Natural Beauty 4/7/2010
15. To Miss Hickman, Playing The Spinet 4/7/2010
16. Part Of The Dialogue Between Hector And Andromache 4/7/2010
17. The City Of God 4/7/2010
18. The Winter's Walk 4/7/2010
19. The Vanity Of Wealth 4/7/2010
20. Spring 4/7/2010
21. Song 4/7/2010
22. To A Young Lady, On Her Birthday 4/7/2010
23. Horace: Book 1, Ode 22 4/7/2010
24. Horace: Book Ii. Ode 9 4/7/2010
25. From Boethius: De Consolatione Philosophiae; Book Ii. Metre 4. 4/7/2010
26. From Boethius: De Consolatione Philosophiae; Book Iii. Metre 5 4/7/2010
27. On Hearing Miss Thrale Consulting With A Friend About A Gown And Hat 4/7/2010
28. From Boethius: De Consolatione Philosophiae; Book Ii. Metre 2. 4/7/2010
29. Anacreon: Ode 9 4/7/2010
30. Epitaph On Sir Thomas Hanmer, Bart. 4/7/2010
31. On Lyce - An Elderly Lady 4/7/2010
32. From The Medea Of Euripides 4/7/2010
33. Horace: Book Iv. Ode 7 4/7/2010
34. On Seeing A Bust Of Mrs. Montague 4/7/2010
35. Burlesque 4/7/2010
36. Evening Ode 4/7/2010
37. Lines 4/7/2010
38. Gnothi Seauton 4/7/2010
39. London - In Imitation Of The Third Satire Of Juvenal 4/7/2010
40. From Boethius 4/7/2010
Best Poem of Samuel Johnson

On The Death Of Mr. Robert Levet, A Practiser In Physic

CONDEMN'D to Hope's delusive mine,
As on we toil from day to day,
By sudden blasts or slow decline
Our social comforts drop away.

Well tried through many a varying year,
See Levet to the grave descend,
Officious, innocent, sincere,
Of every friendless name the friend.

Yet still he fills affection's eye,
Obscurely wise and coarsely kind;
Nor, letter'd Arrogance, deny
Thy praise to merit unrefined.

When fainting nature call'd for aid,
And hov'ring death prepared the blow,
His vig'rous remedy display'd
The power of art without the ...

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Burlesque

Of the modern versifications of
ancient legendary tales. - An impromptu.

The tender infant, meek and mild,
Fell down upon the stone:
The nurse took p the squealing child,
But still the child squeal'd on.

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