Thomas Warton Jr.
Poems of Thomas Warton Jr.
|1.||Ode to Sleep||1/1/2004|
|2.||On King Arthur's Round Table at Winchester||1/1/2004|
|3.||Solitude at an Inn||1/1/2004|
|4.||The Pleasures of Melancholy||1/1/2004|
|5.||Verses on Sir Joshua Reynold's Painted Window at New College, Oxford||1/1/2004|
|6.||While Summer Suns O'er the Gay Prospect Play'd||1/1/2004|
|7.||Written at Stonehenge||1/1/2004|
Written at Stonehenge
Thou noblest monument of Albion's isle!
Whether by Merlin's aid, from Scythia's shore,
To Amber's fatal plain Pendragon bore,
Huge frame of giant-hands, the mighty pile
T' entomb his Britons slain by Hengist's guile:
Or Druid priests, sprinkled with human gore,
Taught 'mid thy massy maze their mystic lore:
Or Danish chiefs, enrich'd with savage spoil,
To Victory's idol vast, an unhewn shrine,