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Occasional and Devotional Poems

The Eclips


The invitation into the Countrey to my D:[ear] D:[aughters] M[argaret] P:[ulter] P[enelope] P[ulter] 164[7] when his sacred Majestie was at unhappy home


The complaint of Thames 1647 when the best of Kings was imprisoned by the worst of Rebels at Holmbie


On those two unparraleld friends, Sir G Lisle and Sir C Lucas


On that Unparraleld Prince Charles the first. his Horrid Murther


On the Same [1] [this title refers back to the previous poem in the manuscript entitled 'Upon the Death of my deare and lovely Daughter J.[ane] P.[ulter]']


On the Same [2] [this title refers back to the previous poem in the manuscript entitled 'On the Horrid Murther of that incomparable Prince, King Charles the First']


The Revolution


The Circle


To Aurora


On the Kinge most excelent magisty


The Center


Alitheas Pearl


The Pismire


To my Deare, J.[ane] P.[ulter], M.[argaret] P.[ulter], P.[enelope] P.[ulter] they beeing at London, I at Bradfield


The Perfection of Patience and Knowledg


Of a Young lady at Oxford 1646


This was written 1648, when I Lay Inn, with my Son John, beeing my 15 Child, I beeing soe weak, that in Ten dayes and Nights I never moved my Head one jot from my Pillow, out of which great weaknes, my gracious God restored me, that I still live to magnifie his Mercie. 1665.


The Larke


Why art thou sad at the aproach of Night


Made when I was not well, April 20, 1655


A Solitary Complainte


Why must I thus forever bee confin'd


A Dialogue between two sisters Virgins bewailing their solitary life P.[enelope] P.[ulter]


My Love is Fair


To Sir William D.[avenant] Upon the unspeakable Loss of the most conspicuous and chief Ornament of his Frontispiece


The Weepeing Wishe January 1665


On the Fall of that grand Rebel the Earl of Essex his Effigies in Henry 7th's Chappel in Westminster Abby