Who is Henry Kirk WhiteHenry Kirke White (21 March 1785 – 19 October 1806) was an English poet and hymn-writer. He died at the young age of 21.
White was born in Nottingham, the son of a butcher, a trade for which he was himself intended. However, he was greatly attracted to book-learning. By age seven, he was giving reading lessons (unbeknownst to the rest of the family, being offered after the household were abed) to a family servant. After being briefly apprenticed to a stocking-weaver, he was articled to a lawyer, George Coldham. While in this position, he excelled in studying Latin and Greek. When his health deteriorated due to tuberculosis, his employers gave him leave of absence for a month. He chose to live in Wilford at the crossroads, opposite Wilford House between 1804 ...
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Henry Kirk White Poems
- Written In The Prospect Of Death
Sad solitary Thought, who keep'st thy vigils.
Thy solemn vigils, in the sick man's mind;
Communing lonely with his sinking soul,
And musing on the dubious glooms that lie...
- Written In The Homer Of Mr. H. K. White, Presented To Me By His Brother, J. Neville White, By Capel
Bard of brief days, but ah, of deathless fame!
While on these awful leaves my fond eyes rest,
On which thine late have dwelt, thy hand late press'd,
I pause; and gaze regretful on thy name....
- Verses Occasioned By The Death Of Henry Kirke White, By Josiah Conder
What is this world at best,
Though deck'd in vernal bloom,
By hope and youthful fancy dress'd,
What, but a ceaseless toil for rest,...
Thou base repiner at another's joy,
Whose eye turns green at merit not thine own,
Oh, far away from generous Britons fly,
And find on meaner climes a fitter throne....
When pride and envy, and the scorn
Of wealth my heart with gall imbued,
I thought how pleasant were the morn
Of silence, in the solitude;...
Top 10 most used topics by Henry Kirk WhiteNight 43 Heart 42 Life 40 Tear 39 Death 37 Soul 37 Wild 36 Sweet 35 Deep 35 Away 34
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Comments about Henry Kirk WhiteStevemushero: saw in harm's way - one of john wayne's last films, about wwii naval campaign after pearl harbor - the last hollywood big-budget all-star black & white movie, plus kirk douglas, henry fonda, and others - all in their prime. here with burgess meredith:
Brandypapii: i love multi-faceted people. you don’t have to be any one thing. you can be everything. yes i’m an extrovert and i am also an introvert. i listen to j hus and also kirk franklin. i am a harlot and also a lover boy. i like white wine and also like red. i’m all of these things pls.
Stephenmoore902: very pleased with my fantasy football team. qb: hurts wr: waddle wr: lazard rb: henry rb: conner te: gobert flex: akers wrs: kirk, olave, burks. rbs: gainwell, white. te: smith, jr.
Afcstuff: arsenal first-half team vs. ipswich: leno; bellerín, white, mari, cedric; partey, maitland-niles, sambi; pepe, nketiah, nelson. arsenal second-half team: okonkwo; walters, kirk, awe, sousa; smith, oulad m’hand, patino; hutchinson, balogun, flores. (henry-francis & ogungbo subs).
Tennessee812: john wayne, henry fonda, kirk douglas, robert mitchum, all of the great, white,actors, actresses, of the real, the real, great america are tumbling over in their graves at how the white race is the minority in our own country, and, has been taken over by these blacks,who think
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