William Mickle

(1735 - 1788 / Scotland)

Poems of William Mickle

1. Cumnor Hall 1/3/2003
2. There's Nae Luck about the House 1/3/2003

Cumnor Hall

The dews of summer nighte did falle,
The moone (sweete regente of the skye)
Silver'd the walles of Cumnor Halle,
And manye an oake that grewe therebye.

Nowe noughte was hearde beneath the skies,
(The soundes of busye lyfe were stille,)
Save an unhappie ladie's sighes,
That issued from that lonelye pile.

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