Voltaire Heart Poems

  • 1.
    When with a skilful hand Prometheus made
    A statue that the human form displayed,
    Pandora, his own work, to wed he chose,
    And from those two the human race arose.
    ...
  • 2.
    Abeauteous princess often may
    Languish in pleasure's season gay;
    The empty forms of haughty state
    Oft make life tedious to the great.
    ...
  • 3.
    Thelema's lively, all admire
    Her charms, but she's too full of fire;
    Impatience ever racks her breast,
    Her heart a stranger is to rest.
    ...
  • 4.
    Phillis, how much the times are changed,
    Since in a hack the town you ranged,
    Since without finery or train you shone,
    Conspicuous for your charms alone;
    ...
  • 5.
    Sacred to peace, within a wood's recess,
    A blest retreat, where courtiers never press,
    A temple stands, where art did never try
    With pompous wonders to enchant the eye;
    ...
  • 6.
    I triumphed, love's victorious power
    Prevailed, and near approached the hour
    Which should have crowned our mutual flame,
    Just then your tyrant husband came.
    ...
Total 6 Heart Poems by Voltaire

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This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison
 by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

[Addressed to Charles Lamb, of the India House, London]

In the June of 1797 some long-expected friends paid a visit
to the author's cottage; and on the morning of their arrival,
he met with an accident, which disabled him from walking
during the whole time of their stay. One evening, when they
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