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Poem by Aubrey Thomas De Vere


Song


HIS war-horse beats a distant bourne
  Till comes the glad new year;
Therefore thy wheel in silence turn,
  And only dream him near.
He fights where native monarchs be,
  Where Moors no longer reign:
He strikes and cries, My land, for thee!
  Amid delivered Spain.

O maiden of the moon-pale face
  And darkly lucid eye!
For knights wave-washed round Smerwicks base
  Fair Spanish maidens sigh!
The moss, till comes the glad new year,
  Alone may clothe the bough;
Alone the raindrop deck the breer,
  It weeps, and so must thou!



Aubrey Thomas De Vere


Aubrey Thomas De Vere's other poems:
  1. Kinsale
  2. Composed at Rydal, September, 1860
  3. The Dirge of Athunree
  4. Nemesis
  5. Love's Spite


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Percy Shelley Song ("Rarely, rarely, comest thou")
  • Samuel Johnson Song ("Not the soft sighs of vernal gales")
  • Charlotte Mew Song ("Love love to-day, my dear")
  • John Davidson Song ("THE boat is chafing at our long delay")
  • Bryan Procter Song ("Here's a health to thee, Mary")
  • George Crabbe Song ("Cease to bid me not to sing")
  • Mary Montagu Song ("How happy is the harden'd heart")
  • George Etherege Song ("LADIES, though to your conquering eyes")
  • Edith Nesbit Song ("NOW the Spring is waking")
  • Mary Chudleigh Song ("Why, Damon, why, why, why so pressing?")
  • Edgar Poe Song ("I saw thee on thy bridal day") 1827
  • Aphra Behn Song ("O Love! that stronger art than wine")
  • Emma Lazarus Song ("Frosty lies the winter-landscape")
  • Amy Lowell Song ("Oh! To be a flower")
  • Bayard Taylor Song ("NOW the days are brief and drear")
  • Isaac Bickerstaffe Song ("How happy were my days, till now")
  • Hilaire Belloc Song ("Inviting the influence of a young lady upon the opening year")
  • George Lyttelton Song ("When Delia on the plain appears") 1732
  • Philip Massinger Song ("Why art thou slow, thou rest of trouble, Death")
  • Elinor Wylie Song ("It is my thoughts that colour")
  • Richard Sheridan Song ("Heres to the maiden of bashful fifteen")
  • Anna Seward Song ("FROM thy waves, stormy Llannon, I fly")
  • Maria Lowell Song ("O BIRD, thou dartest to the sun")
  • William Monkhouse Song ("WHO calls me bold because I won my love")

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