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Famous Apollos Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Watts, Isaac
...ts the same
To guilt, despair, and death.

Till God diffuse his graces down,
Like showers of heav'nly rain,
In vain Apollos sows the ground,
And Paul may plant in vain....Read More

by Cowper, William
Nor knew that all Elijah's gifts
Would soon be made his own.

What! when a Paul has run his course,
Or when Apollos dies,
Is Israel left without resource,
And have we no supplies?

Yes, while the dear Redeemer lives,
We have a boundless store,
And shall be fed with what He gives,
Who lives for evermore....Read More

by Killigrew, Anne
...eforth, be ever seen to stand, 
Grasping a Scourge of Vipers in thy Hand, 
Thy Hand, that Furie like------But see! 
 By Apollos Sacred Tree, 
 By his ever Tuneful Lyre, 
 And his bright Image the Eternal Fire, 
 Eudoras she has done this Deed 
 And made the World thus in its Darling bleed ! 

 I know the Cruel Dame, 
 Too well instructed by my Flame ! 
 But see her shape ! But see her Face ! 
 In her Temple such is Diana's Grace ! 
Behold her Lute upon the Pavement lies, 
Whe...Read More

by Killigrew, Anne
...t to my flatter'd sight
Didst Glories represent so Near, and Bright ? 
By thee deceiv'd, methought, each Verdant Tree, 
Apollos transform'd Daphne seem'd to be; 
And ev'ry fresher Branch, and ev'ry Bow
Appear'd as Garlands to empale my Brow. 
The Learn'd in Love say, Thus the Winged Boy
Does first approach, drest up in welcome Joy; 
At first he to the Cheated Lovers sight
Nought represents, but Rapture and Delight, 
Alluring Hopes, Soft Fears, which stronger bind
Their He...Read More

by Moore, Thomas
...wards heaven to-night, 
And leave dull earth behind us. 

'Twas nectar fed 
Of old, 'tis said, 
Their Junos, Joves, Apollos, 
And man may brew 
His nectar too, 
The rich receipt's as follows: 
Take wine like this, 
Let looks of bliss 
Around it well be blended, 
Then bring Wit's beam 
To warm the stream, 
And there's your nectar, splendid! 
So, wreath the bowl, 
With flowers of soul, 
The brightest Wit can find us, 
We'll take a flight 
Towards heaven to-night, 
And leave...Read More

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