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Thomas Parnell

(1679 - 1718 / Ireland)

Poems of Thomas Parnell

1. 51 Psalm 4/17/2010
2. A Beavy Of The Fair & Gay 4/17/2010
3. A Desire To Praise 4/17/2010
4. A Divine Pastorall 4/17/2010
5. A Dream 4/17/2010
6. A Fairy Tale In The Ancient English Style 4/17/2010
7. A Hymn for Evening 1/3/2003
8. A Hymn for Morning 1/3/2003
9. A Hymn for Noon 1/3/2003
10. A Hymn to Contentment 1/3/2003
11. A Hymn to Contentment 4/17/2010
12. A Impromptu Like Martial 4/17/2010
13. A Night-piece on Death 1/3/2003
14. A Parody Of Donec Gratus Eram In A dialogue Between M--- & His Wife 4/17/2010
15. A Riddle 4/17/2010
16. A Song 4/17/2010
17. A Tavern feast 4/17/2010
18. After The French Manner 4/17/2010
19. An Allegory On Man 4/17/2010
20. An Eclogue 4/17/2010

A Night-piece on Death

By the blue taper's trembling light,
No more I waste the wakeful night,
Intent with endless view to pore
The schoolmen and the sages o'er:
Their books from wisdom widely stray,
Or point at best the longest way.
I'll seek a readier path, and go
Where wisdom's surely taught below.

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