Metaphysical Poetry

ISBN-10: 014042444X

ISBN-13: 9780140424447

Edition: 2006

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Spanning the Elizabethan age to the Restoration and beyond, Metaphysical poetry sought to describe a time of startling progress, scientific discovery, exploration and religious uncertainty. This collection includes work by Donne, Herbert, Marvell, Vaughan, Anne Bradstreet, Katherine Philips and more.
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List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/25/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 4.75" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

A hymn to my God in a night of my late sickness
On his mistress, the Queen of Bohemia
The flea
The good morrow
Woman's constancy
The undertaking
The sun rising
The canonization
The triple fool
Air and angels
The anniversary
Twickenham garden
Valediction to his book
The dream
A valediction of weeping
The curse
A nocturnal upon St. Lucy's day, being the shortest day
The apparition
A valediction : forbidding mourning
The ecstasy
The funeral
The relic
Elegy : to his mistress going to bed
Elegy : his picture
'As due by many titles'
'At the round Earth's imagined corners'
'Death be not proud'
'What if this present'
'Batter my heart'
'Since she whom I loved'
Good Friday, 1613 : riding westward
A hymn to Christ, at the author's last going into Germany
A hymn to God the Father
Hymn to God my God, in my sickness
[Parted souls]
Elegy over a tomb
The thought
Sonnet : on the groves near Merlou Castle
An ode upon a question moved, whether love should continue for ever?
A meditation upon his wax candle burning out
A dialogue betwixt time and a pilgrim
'Though regions far divided'
Pure simple love
To Cynthia : on her embraces
To Cynthia : on her mother's decease
Upon platonic love : to mistress Cicely Crofts, maid of honour
The legacy
The exequy
Sic Vita
A contemplation upon flowers
On a monument
The altar
Easter wings
Prayer (I)
Jordan (I)
The pearl : Matthew 13
Affliction (IV)
Jordan (II)
The pilgrimage
The collar
The pulley
The flower
The forerunners
Love (III)
Church festivals
To my mistress sitting by a river's side : an eddy
To my mistress in absence
A rapture
To a lady that desired I would love her
To my worthy friend master George Sandys, on his translation of the Psalms
A song
The second rapture
An elegy upon the death of the dean of St. Paul's, Dr. John Donne
The present
The vow-breach
The reconcilement
Upon his picture
To time
Against them who lay unchastity to the sex of woman
Nox Nocti indicat scientiam (David)
For the lady Olivia Porter :a present, upon a new year's day
Song : to two lovers condemned to die
The dream : to Mr. George Porter
Song : Endymion Porter, and Olivia
The bud
An apology for having loved before
Of the last verses in the book
On time
At a solemn music
On Shakespeare : 1630
Sonnet II
[Love's clock]
Against fruition
[The constant lover]
Farewell to love
'Lord, when the wise men'
'Madam, 'tis true'
Elegy on Dr. Donne
A sigh sent to his absent love
No platonic love
A letter to her husband, absent upon public employment
On Mr. George Herbert's book entitled 'the temple of sacred poems', sent to a gentlewoman
To the noblest and best of ladies, the countess of Denbigh :persuading her to resolution in religion, and to render herself without further delay into the communion of the Catholic Church
A hymn of the nativity, sung as by the shepherds
New year's day
Upon the body of our blessed Lord, naked and bloody
Saint Mary Magdalene, or the weeper
A hymn to the name and honour of the admirable Saint Teresa
An epitaph upon a young married couple dead and buried together
Mr. Crashaw's answer for hope
The hecatomb to his mistress
The anti-platonic
To the same : the tears
On myself being sick of a fever
To her at her departure
Sonnet : to his mistress confined
Written in juice of lemon
All-over, love
Against hope
The enjoyment
My picture
Ode : of wit
On the death of Mr. Crashaw
Hymn to light
Song : to Lucasta, going beyond the seas
Song : to Lucasta, going to the wars
The grasshopper : to my noble friend Mr. Charles Cotton : ode
To Althea, from prison : song
La Bella Bona Roba
A dialogue between the resolved soul and created pleasure
On a drop of dew
The coronet
A dialogue between the soul and body
The nymph complaining for the death of her fawn
To his coy mistress
The definition of love
The picture of little T. C. in a prospect of flowers
Damon the mower
The garden
An Horatian ode upon Cromwell's return from Ireland
The retreat
The morning-watch
'Silence, and stealth of days'
Idle verse
The world
'I walked the other day'
'They are all gone into the world of light'
The star
'As time one day by me did pass'
The waterfall
The quaere
Love's contentment
The glow-worm
The bracelet
The exequies
The life
The dart
To my husband
An Epicurean ode
The epitome
An epitaph
To my excellent Lucasia, on our friendship
A dialogue of friendship multiplied
Orinda to Lucasia
The preparative
Shadows in the water
Love and life
Song : a young lady to her ancient lover
Upon nothing
Greatness in little
The echo
On a sunbeam
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