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Poem by Thomas Moore


From The Odes of Anacreon. Ode 64


Haste thee, nymph, whose well-aimed spear
Wounds the fleeting mountain-deer!
Dian, Jove's immortal child,
Huntress of the savage wild!
Goddess with the sun-bright hair!
Listen to a people's prayer.
Turn, to Lethe's river turn,
There thy vanquished people mourn!
Come to Lethe's wavy shore,
Tell them they shall mourn no more.
Thine their hearts, their altars thine;
Must they, Dian  must they pine?



Thomas Moore


Thomas Moore's other poems:
  1. From Irish Melodies. 85. Oh For the Swords of Former Time
  2. From The Odes of Anacreon. Ode 24
  3. From The Odes of Anacreon. Ode 3
  4. From Irish Melodies. 103. The Mountain Spite
  5. From The Odes of Anacreon. Ode 51


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