Christopher Smart Earth Poems

  • 1.
    For a Man is to be looked upon in that which he excells as on a prospect.

    For there be twelve cardinal virtues -- three to the East -- Greatness, Valour, Piety.

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  • 2.
    Rejoice in God, O ye Tongues; give the glory to the Lord, and the Lamb.

    Nations, and languages, and every Creature, in which is the breath of Life.

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  • 3.
    When Israel came from Egyptâ??s coast,
    And Goshenâ??s marshy plains,
    And Jacob with his joyful host
    From servitude and chains;
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  • 4.
    For I will consider my Cat Jeoffry.
    For he is the servant of the Living God duly and daily serving him.
    For at the first glance of the glory of God in the East he worships in his way.
    For this is done by wreathing his body seven times round with elegant quickness.
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    For I will consider my Cat Jeoffry.
    For he is the servant of the Living God, duly and daily serving him.
    For at the first glance of the glory of God in the East he worships in his way.
    For is this done by wreathing his body seven times round with elegant quickness.
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    For I will consider my Cat Jeoffry.
    For he is the servant of the Living God duly and daily serving him.
    For at the first glance of the glory of God in the East he worships in his way.
    For this is done by wreathing his body seven times round with elegant quickness.
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  • 7.
    For God has given us a language of monosyllables to prevent our clipping.

    For a toad enjoys a finer prospect than another creature to compensate his lack.

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  • 8.
    A Poetical Essay

    Hail, wond'rous Being, who in pow'r supreme
    Exists from everlasting, whose great name
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  • 9.
    I
    O Thou, that sit'st upon a throne,
    With harp of high majestic tone,
    To praise the King of kings;
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Total 9 Earth Poems by Christopher Smart

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