Thomas Campion

(1567-1620 / England)

Thomas Campion Poems

1. A Hymn In Praise Of Neptune 1/4/2003
2. Amaryllis 4/15/2010
3. Cherry-Ripe 1/4/2003
4. Corinna 4/15/2010
5. Devotion I 1/4/2003
6. Devotion Ii 1/4/2003
7. Fain Would I Wed 4/15/2010
8. Follow Thy Fair Sun 4/15/2010
9. Follow Your Saint 5/13/2001
10. Integer Vitae 1/4/2003
11. Jack And Joan 4/15/2010
12. Kind Are Her Answers, 4/15/2010
13. Laura 1/4/2003
14. My Sweetest Lesbia 4/15/2010
15. Now Winter Nights Enlarge 1/20/2003
16. O Come Quickly! 1/4/2003
17. Rose-Cheeked Laura 5/13/2001
18. The Charm 4/15/2010
19. The Measure Of Beauty 4/15/2010
20. There Is A Garden In Her Face 5/13/2001
21. Think'st Thou To Seduce Me Then 4/15/2010
22. Thrice Toss These Oaken Ashes 5/13/2001
23. View Me, Lord, A Work Of Thine 4/15/2010
24. Vobiscum Est Iope 1/4/2003
25. When Thou Must Home To Shades Of Underground 5/13/2001
26. When To Her Lute Corinna Sings 4/15/2010
27. Winter Nights 1/4/2003
Best Poem of Thomas Campion

Now Winter Nights Enlarge

Now winter nights enlarge
This number of their hours;
And clouds their storms discharge
Upon the airy towers.
Let now the chimneys blaze
And cups o'erflow with wine,
Let well-tuned words amaze
With harmony divine.
Now yellow waxen lights
Shall wait on honey love
While youthful revels, masques, and courtly sights
Sleep's leaden spells remove.

This time doth well dispense
With lovers' long discourse;
Much speech hath some defense,
Though beauty no remorse.
All do not all things well:
Some measures comely tread,
Some knotted ...

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Vobiscum Est Iope

WHEN thou must home to shades of underground,
And there arrived, a new admired guest,
The beauteous spirits do engirt thee round,
White Iope, blithe Helen, and the rest,
To hear the stories of thy finish'd love
From that smooth tongue whose music hell can move;

Then wilt thou speak of banqueting delights,
Of masques and revels which sweet youth did make,

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