Christopher Smart Night Poems

  • 1.
    LET PETER rejoice with the MOON FISH who keeps up the life in the waters by night.

    Let Andrew rejoice with the Whale, who is array'd in beauteous blue and is a combination of bulk and activity.

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  • 2.
    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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  • 3.
    The poker lost, poor Susan storm'd,
    And all the rites of rage perform'd;
    As scolding, crying, swearing, sweating,
    Abusing, fidgetting, and fretting.
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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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  • 5.
    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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  • 6.
    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.
    The poker lost, poor Susan storm'd,
    And all the rites of rage perform'd;
    As scolding, crying, swearing, sweating,
    Abusing, fidgetting, and fretting.
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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 Night Poems by Christopher Smart

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