Winthrop Mackworth Praed
Winthrop Mackworth Praed Poems
|1.||Everyday Characters Ii - Quince||4/19/2010|
|2.||Everyday Characters Iv - My Partner||4/19/2010|
|3.||Everyday Characters Iii - The Belle Of The Ball Room||4/19/2010|
|4.||A Song Of Impossibilities||4/19/2010|
|5.||Everyday Characters I - The Vicar||1/1/2004|
|6.||Everyday Characters V - Portrait Of A Lady||4/19/2010|
|7.||Good Night To The Season||4/19/2010|
|8.||A Letter Of Advice||4/19/2010|
|10.||The Talented Man||4/19/2010|
HE has conn'd the lesson now;
He has read the book of pain:
There are furrows on his brow;
I must make it smooth again.
Lo! I knock the spurs away;
Lo! I loosen belt and brand;
Hark! I hear the courser neigh
For his stall in Fairy-land.
Bring the cap, and bring the vest;
Buckle on his sandal shoon;
Fetch his memory from the chest
In the treasury of the moon.
I have taught him to be wise
For a little ...