English poetry

Poets Biographies Poem Themes Random Poem
The Rating of Poets The Rating of Poems

Poem by Thomas Urquhart


Epigrams. The Third Booke. 38. How to make all the world peaceable


If so in evry man the flesh would dwell 
	At concord with the spirit, that it cease 
Against its soverainty to rebell, 
	The universall world would be at peace; 
For if there were no avarice, no hate: 
No pride, nor lust, there could be no debate.



Thomas Urquhart


Thomas Urquhart's other poems:
  1. Epigrams. The Third Booke. 33. Why our thoughts, all the while we are in this tran∣sitory world, from the houre of our nativity, to the laying downe of our bodies in the grave, should not at any time exspaciat themselves in the broad way of destruction
  2. Epigrams. The First Booke. 20. Of Negative, and Positive good
  3. Epigrams. The Second Booke. 30. That the setled quiet of our mind ought not to be moved at sinister accidents
  4. Epigrams. The First Booke. 33. The onely true progresse to a blessed life
  5. Epigrams. The First Booke. 22. Why covetous, and too ambitious men prove not so thankfull, as others for received favours


Poem to print Print

1208 Views



Last Poems


To Russian version


@Mail.ru

English Poetry. E-mail eng-poetry.ru@yandex.ru