Who is Andrew Marvell

Andrew Marvell (; 31 March 1621 – 16 August 1678) was an English metaphysical poet, satirist and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1659 and 1678. During the Commonwealth period he was a colleague and friend of John Milton. His poems range from the love-song "To His Coy Mistress", to evocations of an aristocratic country house and garden in "Upon Appleton House" and "The Garden", the political address "An Horatian Ode upon Cromwell's Return from Ireland", and the later personal and political satires "Flecknoe" and "The Character of Holland".

Early life

Marvell was born in Winestead-in-Holderness, East Riding of Yorkshire, near the city of Kingston upon Hull, the son of a Church of England clergyman also named Andrew Marvell. The ...
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Andrew Marvell Poems

  • Ros
    Cernis ut Eio descendat Gemmula Roris,
    Inque Rosas roseo transfluat orta sinu.
    Sollicita Flores stant ambitione supini,
    Et certant foliis pellicuisse suis. ...
  • Damon The Mower
    Heark how the Mower Damon Sung,
    With love of Juliana stung!
    While ev'ry thing did seem to paint
    The Scene more fit for his complaint. ...
  • Senec. Traged. Ex Thyeste Chor.2

    Senec. Traged. ex Thyeste Chor.2.
    Stet quicunque volet potens ...
  • The Unfortunate Lover
    Alas, how pleasant are their dayes
    With whom the Infant Love yet playes!
    Sorted by pairs, they still are seen
    By Fountains cool, and Shadows green. ...
  • A Dialogue Between The Soul And Body
    O Who shall, from this Dungeon, raise
    A Soul inslav'd so many wayes?
    With bolts of Bones, that fetter'd stands ...
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Top 10 most used topics by Andrew Marvell

Heaven 32 I Love You 26 World 26 Love 26 Long 24 Time 23 Place 23 Never 22 Mind 22 Green 21

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Disparatumes: "to his coy mistress", by andrew marvell had we but world enough and time, this coyness, lady, were no crime. we would sit down, and think which way to walk, and pass our long love’s day. thou by the indian ganges’ side shouldst rubies find; >>>
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Sonnet 11: As Fast As Thou Shalt Wane, So Fast Thou Grow'st
 by William Shakespeare

As fast as thou shalt wane, so fast thou grow'st
In one of thine, from that which thou departest,
And that fresh blood which youngly thou bestow'st,
Thou mayst call thine when thou from youth convertest.
Herein lives wisdom, beauty, and increase;
Without this folly, age, and cold decay,
If all were minded so, the times should cease,
And threescore year would make the world away.

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