Who is Thomas Parnell

This article is about the poet. For the scientist, see Thomas Parnell (scientist). Thomas Parnell Thomas Parnell (11 September 1679 – 24 October 1718) was an Anglo-Irish poet and clergyman who was a friend of both Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift.

He was the son of Thomas Parnell of Maryborough, Queen's County (now Port Laoise, County Laoise), a prosperous landowner who had been a loyal supporter of Cro...
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Thomas Parnell Poems

  • The Book-worm
    Come hither, Boy, we'll hunt to Day
    The Book-Worm, ravening Beast of Prey,
    Produc'd by Parent Earth, at odds
    (As Fame reports it) with the Gods. ...
  • A Fairy Tale In The Ancient English Style
    In Britain's Isle and Arthur's days,
    When Midnight Faeries daunc'd the Maze,
    Liv'd Edwin of the Green;
    Edwin, I wis, a gentle Youth, ...
  • On A Lady With A Foul Breath
    Art thou alive? It cannot be,
    There's so much Rottenness in Thee,
    Corruption only is in Death;
    And what's more Putrid than thy Breath? ...
  • Hark The Thundring Drums Inviting
    Hark the thundring Drums inviting
    All our forward youth to arms
    Hark the trumpets sounds exciting
    Manly Soules with fierce alarms ...
  • Now Kind Now Coy Wth How Much Change
    Now kind now coy wth how much change
    You feed my fierce desire
    As if to more extravagance
    Youd manage up the fire ...
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Love 64 I Love You 64 Great 49 Soul 47 Mind 43 Rise 42 God 42 Long 36 Light 36 Life 34

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Beatrice. (From Dante. Purgatorio, Xxx., Xxxi.)
 by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Even as the Blessed, at the final summons,
Shall rise up quickened, each one from his grave,
Wearing again the garments of the flesh,
So, upon that celestial chariot,
A hundred rose
ad vocem tanti senis
Ministers and messengers of life eternal.

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