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" Of darkness, by the light Of a clear mind are day all night ; Nights sweet as they, Made short by lovers' play, Yet long by the absence of the day. "
Steps to the Temple: Delights of the Muses, and Other Poems - Page 166
by Richard Crashaw - 1904 - 401 pages
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English Poems, Volumes 1-2

Richard Crashaw - Poets, English - 1900 - 290 pages
...morrow From a fore-spent night of sorrow, — Days that, in spite Of darkness, by the light Of a clear mind are day all night ; Nights sweet as they, Made short by lovers' play, Yet long by the absence of the day ; Life that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes say — Welcome,...
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English Poems, Volumes 1-2

Richard Crashaw - Poets, English - 1900
...morrow From a fore-spent night of sorrow, — Days that, in spite Of darkness, by the light Of a clear mind are day all night ; Nights sweet as they, Made short by lovers' play, Yet long by the absence of the day ; Life that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes say — Welcome,...
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The Flower of the Mind: A Choice Among the Best Poems

Alice Meynell - English poetry - 1904 - 347 pages
...good-morrow From a fore-spent night of sorrow. Days that in spite Of darkness, by the light Of a clear mind, are day all night. Nights, sweet as they, Made short by lovers' play, Yet long by the absence of the day. Life, that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes, say, Welcome,...
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A Book of English Love Poems: Chosen Out of Poets from Wyatt to Arnold

Edward Hutton - English poetry - 1905 - 230 pages
...morrow From a fore-spent night of sorrow, — Days that, in spite Of darkness, by the light Of a clear mind are day all night ; Nights sweet as they, Made short by lovers' play, Yet long by the absence of the day. Life that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes say, Welcome,...
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Little Masterpieces of English Poetry: Lyrics

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig - American poetry - 1907 - 348 pages
...of sorrow. 7* Days, that in spite Of darkness, by the light Of a clear mind, are day all night. 75 Nights, sweet as they, Made short by lovers' play, Yet long by th' absence of the day. 78 Life, that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes, say, " Welcome, friend!" 81 Sydnasan...
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The Book of Elizabethan Verse

William Stanley Braithwaite - English poetry - 1907 - 896 pages
...morrow, From a fore-spent night of sorrow: Days that in spite Of darkness, by the light Of a clear mind are day all night. Nights, sweet as they, Made short by lovers' play, Life that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes, say, " Welcome, friend! " Sydneian...
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The Book of Elizabethan Verse

William Stanley Braithwaite - English poetry - 1908 - 823 pages
...morrow, From a fore-spent night of sorrow: Days that in spite Of darkness, by the light . • Of a clear mind are day all night. Nights, sweet as they, Made short by lovers' play, Yet long by the absence of the day. Life that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes, say, " Welcome,...
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Poems of love, pt. 1

Poetry - 1912 - 408 pages
...good-morrow From a fore-spent night of sorrow. Days that, in spite Of darkness, by the light Of a clear mind, are day all night. Nights, sweet as they, Made short by lovers' play, Yet long by the absence of the day. Life, that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes, say, "Welcome,...
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The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1918, Volume 1

American poetry - 1918 - 2032 pages
...good-morrow From a fore-spent night of sorrow. Days that, in spite Of darkness, by the light Of a clear mind, are day all night. Nights, sweet as they, Made short by lovers' play, Yet long by the absence of the day. Life, that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes, say, "Welcome,...
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Metaphysical Lyrics & Poems of the Seventeenth Century: Donne to Butler

Sir Herbert John Clifford Grierson - English poetry - 1921 - 244 pages
...good Morrow, From a fore spent night of sorrow. Dayes, that in spight Of Darkenesse, by the Light So Of a cleere mind are Day all Night. Nights, sweet...by Lovers play, Yet long by th' absence of the Day. A challenge to his end, And when it comes say Welcome Friend. Sydnaan showers Of sweet discourse, whose...
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