Poems Comments

Written At Stonehenge

Thou noblest monument of Albion's isle!
Whether by Merlin's aid, from Scythia's shore,
To Amber's fatal plain Pendragon bore,
Huge frame of giant-hands, the mighty pile
T' entomb his Britons slain by Hengist's guile:
Or Druid priests, sprinkled with human gore,
Taught 'mid thy massy maze their mystic lore:
Or Danish chiefs, enrich'd with savage spoil,
To Victory's idol vast, an unhewn shrine,
Rear'd the rude heap: or, in thy hallow'd round,
Repose the kings of Brutus' genuine line;
Or here those kings in solemn state were crown'd:
Studious to trace thy wondrous origine,
We muse on many an ancient tale renown'd.



Poem topics:

Rate this poem:

Add Written At Stonehenge poem to your favorites

Add Poet Thomas Warton Jr. to your favorites

Popular Poets

Jack Conway (4 poems)
John Wilmot (10 poems)
Publius Vergilius Maro (4 poems)
Sir Aubrey De Vere (1 poems)
Nandinie Jeda (0 poems)
Placide Clappeau (2 poems)
Thomas Hoccleve (1 poems)
Eamon Grennan (4 poems)
Isaac Watts (3 poems)
Conrad Aiken (89 poems)

Popular Poems

I Told You, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
With Whom Is No Variableness, Neither Shadow Of Turning, by Arthur Hugh Clough
A Silly Poem, by Spike Milligan
First Sight Of The Sea, by George MacDonald
Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Gates Of Brass;, by James Montgomery
The Prophecy Of Capys, by Thomas Babbington Macaulay
Alba, by Ezra Pound
Simplicity, by Jorge Luis Borges
De Sauty, by Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Liberal Constitution, by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis