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Epes Sargent (Эпес Сарджент)


But, oh! the night—the cool, luxurious night,
Which closes round us when the day grows dim,
And the sun sinks from his meridian height,
Behind the ocean's occidental rim!
Clouds, in thin streaks of purple, green and red,
Gather around his setting, and absorb
The last rich rays of glory, that are shed,
In wide profusion, from his failing orb.
And now the moon, her lids unclosing, deigns
To smile serenely on the charmed sea,
That shines as if inlaid with lightning chains,
From which it hardly struggled to be free.
Swan-like, with motion unperceived, we glide,
Touched by the downy breeze, and favored by the tide.

Epes Sargent's other poems:
  1. The Planet Jupiter
  2. The Heart’s Summer
  3. The Sea-Breeze at Matanzas
  4. To David Friedrich Strauss
  5. Rockall

Poems of another poets with the same name (Стихотворения других поэтов с таким же названием):

  • Anne Brontë (Энн Бронте) Night ("I love the silent hour of night")
  • William Morris (Уильям Моррис) Night ("I am Night: I bring again")
  • Thomas Aird (Томас Эрд) Night ("From sleepless work, and a ne'er-setting sun")
  • George Russell (Джордж Расселл) Night ("HEART-HIDDEN from the outer things I rose")
  • William Browne (Уильям Броун) Night ("Now great Hyperion left his golden throne")
  • Henry Longfellow (Генри Лонгфелло) Night ("Into the darkness and the hush of night")
  • Charles Heavysege (Чарльз Хевиседж) Night ("'Tis solemn darkness; the sublime of shade")
  • Sidney Lanier (Сидни Ланьер) Night ("Fair is the wedded reign of Night and Day")
  • James Thomson (Джеймс Томсон) Night ("HE cried out through the night")
  • Jones Very (Джонс Вери) Night ("I thank thee, Father, that the night is near")
  • Ella Wilcox (Элла Уилкокс) Night ("As some dusk mother shields from all alarms")
  • Lucy Montgomery (Люси Монтгомери) Night ("A pale enchanted moon is sinking low")

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