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Jun 5, 2011

Famous English Poems

Y soul is awakened, my spirit is soaring

And carried aloft on the wings of the breeze;
For above and around me the wild wind is roaring,
Arousing to rapture the earth and the seas.

                             - Anne Bronte

Escape me?

While I am I, and you are you,
So long as the world contains us both,
Me the loving and you the loth,
While the one eludes, must the other pursue.
My life is a fault at last, I fear:
It seems too much like a fate, indeed!
Though I do my best I shall scarce succeed.

                           - Robert Browning

When a bar of pure silver or ingot of gold 

Is sent to be flatted or wrought into length, 
It is pass'd between cylinders often, and roll'd 
In an engine of utmost mechanical strength. 

                         - William Cowper

A Childs Hymn

Hear my prayer, O heavenly Father,
Ere I lay me down to sleep;
Bid Thy angels, pure and holy,
Round my bed their vigil keep.

                      - Charles Dickens

Ah, what can ail thee, wretched wight,

Alone and palely loitering;
The sedge is wither'd from the lake,
And no birds sing.

                       - John Keats

O Nightingale that on yon bloomy Spray,
Warbl'st at eve, when all the Woods are still
Thou with fresh hope the Lover's heart dost fill,
While the jolly hours lead on propitious May,
Thy liquid notes that close the eye of Day, 


                                       - John Milton

How happy he, who free from care
The rage of courts, and noise of towns;
Contented breathes his native air,
In his own grounds. 

                                     - Alexander Pope

Full fathom five thy Father lies,
Of his bones are Corrall made:
Those are pearles that were his eies,
Nothing of him that doth fade,
But doth suffer a Seachange
Into something rich & strange
SeaNymphs hourly ring his knell.
Harke now I heare them, dingdong, bell.

                                 - William Shakespeare

Like the ghost of a dear friend dead
Is Time long past.
A tone which is now forever fled,
A hope which is now forever past,
A love so sweet it could not last,
Was Time long past.


                                   - Percy Bysshe Shelley
I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

                                    - William Wordsworth

Anne Bronte
Nationality - English
Lifespan - 1820 - 1849
Family - Parents Patrick and Maria Bronte
Education - Tutored at home and Haworth parsonage
Career - Poet and novelist
Famous Works by Anne Bronte - The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848)
Robert Browning
Nationality - English
Lifespan - 1812 - 1889
Family - Father was Robert Browning ran a sugar plantation and then a Clerk at the Bank of England
Married Elizabeth Barratt in 1846
Education - Peckham School and University of London
Career - Poet
First Published in 1833
William Cowper
Nationality - English
Lifespan - 1731 - 1800
Family - Father was Reverand John Cowper
Education - Boarding school then Middle Temple to study Law
Career - Poet and Solicitor 
Charles Dickens
Nationality - English - Lifespan 1832 - 1888
Family - Father was Charles Dickens a naval clerk
Education - Wellington House Academy, London
Career - Poet, novelist, and journalist
Famous works by Charles Dickens: Oliver Twist, Hard Times, The Pickwick Papers, David Copperfield, Tale of Two Cities & A Christmas Carol
John Keats
Nationality - English
Lifespan - 1795 - 1821
Father - Thomas Keats died in accident in 1804
Education - School in Enfield and St Guys Hospital, London
Career - Poet and apothecary
John Milton
Nationality - English
Lifespan - 1608-1674
Father - John Milton, scrivener, notary and composer
Educated - Christs College Cambridge
Career - Poet, Playwright, Diplomat and Historian
Alexander Pope
Nationality - English
Lifespan - 1688-1744
Father - Linen merchant
Educated - Tutored at home
Career - Poet critic, satisrist and author
First Published - 1712
William Shakespeare 
Nationality - English
Lifespan - 1564 - 1616
Father - John Shakespeare, Merchant and Bailiff and Justice of the Peace Stratford-upon-Avon
Educated - Grammar School (Kings New School)
Career - Poet, playwright, dramatist and actor - First Published - 1593
Percy Bysshe Shelley

Nationality - English
Lifespan - 1792 - 1822
Father - Timothy Shelley, Member of Parliament
Educated - Eton College and Oxford
Career - Poet and novelist
First Published - 1810
William Wordsworth
Nationality - English
Lifespan - 1770 - 1850
Father - John Wordsworth, lawyer
Educated - Hawkeshead Grammar School and St Johns College Cambridge
Career - Poet and author
First Published - 1798


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