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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. 10. Rich and Rare Were the Gems She Wore
  2. From The Odes of Anacreon. Ode 59
  3. From The Odes of Anacreon. Ode 56
  4. The Lake of the Dismal Swamp
  5. From The Odes of Anacreon. Ode 15


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