Who is Jasper Mayne

Jasper Mayne (1604 – 6 December 1672) was an English clergyman, translator, and a minor poet and dramatist.

Mayne was baptized at Hatherleigh, Devon, on 23 November 1604, and educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford. He then entered the Church, was given two college livings in Oxfordshire (the vicarages of Cassington near Woodstock, and Pyrton near Watlington), and in 1646 was made a Doctor of Divinity (D.D.). These livings ended under the Commonwealth (1649–1660), when he was turned out of office to become chaplain to the Duke of Devonshire. After the Restoration, he was made canon of Christ Church (1660–1672), Archdeacon of Chichester (1660–1672), and chaplain in ordinary to King Charles II. Burke records that Dr. Mayne gave £500 towards the rebuilding o...
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Jasper Mayne Poems

  • Time
    Time is the feather'd thing,
    And, whilst I praise
    The sparklings of thy looks and call them rays,
    Takes wing,...
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Top 10 most used topics by Jasper Mayne

Time 1 Blind 1 Frost 1 Shade 1 Feather 1 Soul 1 Pleasure 1 Wing 1 I Love You 1 World 1

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Prixversailles: the 2022 world judges panel unveiled: thom mayne (united states) | charlotte de witte (belgium) | mahamat-saleh haroun (chad, france) | jasper morrison (united kingdom) | samina baig (pakistan) | gilles lipovetsky (france) | lu wenyu (china) | thomas vonier (united states)
Mission_priest: canon jasper mayne’s quite remarkable poem. one of my gay ancestors at christ church.
Mission_priest: so many people i am sad to say goodbye to. the living but also the dead. st frideswide, of course; lady montacute, dr pusey, and a special connection with canon jasper mayne.
Felinefurkin: sapphy, him being a bread with onyx, and jasper alone, showing their size differences. saph was the biggest, jasper the smallest mayne due to birth order. now jasper is tall and gangly, onyx is overall bigger, and saph has lost weight lately thanks to the sudden camping anyway.
Jaspersalceda: hi i’m jasper, 25. i’m on my last stage of my cancer battle. i’ll be having radiation nxt week & i would need ur help if you can connect me to politicians & agencies you know who can assist w/ my med bills amounting to 160k. i hope you can lengthen my life & di pa to last xmas ko
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John Milton Poem
On The Morning Of Christs Nativity
 by John Milton


This is the Month, and this the happy morn
Wherin the Son of Heav'ns eternal King,
Of wedded Maid, and Virgin Mother born,
Our great redemption from above did bring;
For so the holy sages once did sing,
That he our deadly forfeit should release,

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