Francis Beaumont Fear Poems

  • 1.
    Madam, so may my verses pleasing be,
    So may you laugh at them and not at me,
    'Tis something to you gladly I would say;
    But how to do't I cannot find the way.
  • 2.
    Flattering Hope, away and leave me,
    She'll not come, thou dost deceive me;
    Hark the cock crows, th' envious light
    Chides away the silent night;
  • 3.
    When Cupid read this title, straight he said,
    'Wars, I perceive, against me will be made.'
    But spare, oh Love! to tax thy poet so,
    Who oft bath borne thy ensign 'gainst thy foe;
  • 4.
    The sun, which doth the greatest comfort bring
    To absent friends (because the self-same thing
    They know they see, however absent), is
    Here our best hay-maker (forgive me this,
  • 5.
    Like to the weake estate of a poore friend,
    To whom sweet fortune hath bene euer slow,
    VVhich dayly doth that happy howre attend,
    VVhen his poore state may his affection shew:
  • 6.
    Mortality, behold and fear!
    What a change of flesh is here!
    Think how many royal bones
    Sleep within this heap of stones:
Total 6 Fear Poems by Francis Beaumont

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