Poet Mark Akenside

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philistella: QUARTERFINAL 1 Mark Akenside, "The Pleasures of the Imagination" (1744) vs. Lord Byron, "Don Juan" (1819-24)

philistella: FIFTH MATCH-UP Richard Blackmore, "Prince Arthur" (1695) vs. Mark Akenside, "The Pleasures of the Imagination" (1744)

neeleshmaharaj3: Give me to learn each secret cause; Let number’s figure motion’s laws; Revealed before me stand; These to great Nature’s secret apply, And round the Globe, and through the sky, Disclose her working hand~ Mark Akenside

somequotesbot: "The Providence of heavenHas some peculiar blessing givenTo each allotted state below." - Mark Akenside

Micropoetry27: "O sacred bird, let me at eve, Thus wandering all alone, Thy tender counsel oft receive, Bear witness to thy pensive airs, And pity Nature's common cares Till I forget my own." last stanza of Ode to an Evening Star by Mark Akenside, M.D.

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to English poet Mark Akenside (November 9, 1721), author of "Hymn to the Naiads" (1746) et al.

MaggieMackBooks: Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys, and eagerly pursues imaginary joys. Mark Akenside

conbrunstrom: Pleasures of Imagination. Happy Birthday Mark Akenside

watchingeye: NOVEMBER NINTH Mark Akenside born 1721. William Sotheby born 1757. Charles F. Thwing born 1853. The victor's road is the easy way. Straight it stretches and climbs to where Fame is waiting with garlands gay...

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slavica_loboda: pulverulent adjective 1. covered with dust or powder 2. consisting of dust or fine powder. Quotes.On shelves pulverulent, majestic stands / His library; in ragged plight, and old; / Replete with many a load of criticism. Mark Akenside, "The Poet," Gentleman's Magazine, July 1737

rhepstein1: (I was checking to see if there was any breaking news about Mark Akenside's poetry.)

somequotesbot: "Adieu, for him,The dull engagements of the bustling world!Adieu the sick impertinence of praise!And hope, and action! for with her alone,By streams and shades, to steal these sighing hours,Is all he asks, and all that fate can give!" - Mark Akenside

kokucenneti: Mark Akenside (Poet) Born: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom Date of birth: 1721-11-09

DonaldH11469395: “ Such and so various are the tastes of men.” Mark Akenside [ 1721- 1770 ]

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AwesomeMusicW: 1803 Mark Akenside Pleasures of Imagination Illustrated Barbauld Preface

BuyCoins2Day: 1803 Mark Akenside Pleasures of Imagination Illustrated Barbauld Preface

BuyCoins2Day: 1803 Mark Akenside Pleasures of Imagination Illustrated Barbauld Preface

AwesomeMusicW: 1803 Mark Akenside Pleasures of Imagination Illustrated Barbauld Preface

AwesomeMusicW: 1803 Mark Akenside Pleasures of Imagination Illustrated Barbauld Preface

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Dust
 by Sara Teasdale

When I went to look at what had long been hidden,
A jewel laid long ago in a secret place,
I trembled, for I thought to see its dark deep fire -
But only a pinch of dust blew up in my face.

I almost gave my life long ago for a thing
That has gone to dust now, stinging my eyes -
It is strange how often a heart must be broken
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