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 Hymn to Contentment

Lovely, lasting peace of mind!
Sweet delight of human-kind!
Heavenly-born, and bred on high,
To crown the fav'rites of the sky
With more of happiness below,
Than victors in a triumph know!
Whither, O whither art thou fled,
To lay thy meek, contented head;
What happy region dost thou please

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