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Famous Abounded Poems by Famous Poets

These are examples of famous Abounded poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous abounded poems. These examples illustrate what a famous abounded poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).

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by de la Mare, Walter
...d they repair: 
That might oblige their future heir. 
They neither added, nor confounded: 
They neither wanted, nor abounded. 
Each Christmas they accompts did clear; 
And wound their bottom through the year. 
Nor tear, nor smile did they employ 
At news of public grief, or joy. 
When bells were rung, and bonfires made, 
If asked they ne'er denied their aid: 
Their jug was to the ringers carried, 
Whoever either died, or married. 
Their billet at the fire ...Read More

by Petrarch, Francesco
...class=i0>Happy, if to thy prayers,O Virgin meek and mild!Where sin abounded grace shall more abound!With bended knee and broken heart I prayThat thou my guide wouldst be,And to such prosperous end direct my faltering way. [Pg 320]Bright Vi...Read More

by Milton, John
...irthright Son of God, 
Found worthiest to be so by being good, 
Far more than great or high; because in thee 
Love hath abounded more than glory abounds; 
Therefore thy humiliation shall exalt 
With thee thy manhood also to this throne: 
Here shalt thou sit incarnate, here shalt reign 
Both God and Man, Son both of God and Man, 
Anointed universal King; all power 
I give thee; reign for ever, and assume 
Thy merits; under thee, as head supreme, 
Thrones, Princedoms, Powers, D...Read More

by Taylor, Jane
...on returning, he gave up his learning, 
Away from his sums and his books,
Though playthings surrounded, and sweetmeats abounded,
Chagrin still appear'd in his looks. 

Though first they delighted, his toys were now slighted, 
And thrown away out of his sight; 
He spent every morning in stretching and yawning,
Yet went to bed weary at night. 

He had not that treasure which really makes pleasure,
(A secret discover'd by few). 
You'll take it for granted, more play...Read More

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