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Famous Staghounds Poems by Famous Poets

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

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by Arnold, Matthew cities, and to war! 

And through the wood, another way,
Faint bugle-notes from far are borne,
Where hunters gather, staghounds bay,
Round some fair forest-lodge at morn.
Gay dames are there, in sylvan green;
Laughter and cries--those notes between! 
The banners flashing through the trees

Make their blood dance and chain their eyes;
That bugle-music on the breeze
Arrests them with a charm'd surprise.
Banner by turns and bugle woo:
Ye shy recluses, follow too! 
O c...Read More

by Tynan, Katharine
...flaming torches lit the banquet-hall, 
And the fire leapt skyward in the mid-December, 
And among the rushes slept our staghounds tall. 
By our father's right hand you sat shyly gazing, 
Smiling half and sighing, with your eyes a-glow, 
As the bards sang loudly all your beauty praising. '
'Peace,' saith Fionnuala, 'that was long ago.' 

'Sister,' then saith Hugh 'most do I remember 
One I called my brother, one, earth's goodliest man, 
Strong as forest oaks are w...Read More

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