Poems, by Andrew Marvell

Table of Contents



Bibliographical Note.

Pastoral Poems.

Upon the Hill and Grove at Billborow.
Epigramma in duos Montes, Amosclivum et Bilboreum. Farfacio.
Upon Appleton House
The Nymph Complaining for the Death of Her Fawn.
The Garden (Translated.)
The Mower, Against Gardens.
Damon the Mower
The Mower to the Glo-Worms
The Mower’s Song.
Ametas and Thestylis making Hay-Ropes
On a Drop of Dew.

Lyric Poems.

The Coronet
Eyes and Tears.
Clorinda and Damon.
A Dialogue Between the Soul and Body
A Dialogue Between the Resolved Soul and Created Pleasure.
Young Love.
To his Coy Mistress
The Unfortunate Lover.
The Gallery.
The Fair Singer.
Daphnis and Chloe
The Definition of Love.
The Picture of little T.C. in a Prospect of Flowers
A Dialogue between Thyrsis and Dorinda.
The Match
Musicks Empire
The Second Chorus from Seneca’s Tragedy, Thyestes

Poems of Affection

Upon the Death of the Lord Hastings
To his noble friend, Mr. Richard Lovelace, upon his Poems.
Dignissimo suo Amico Doctori Wittie De Translatione Vulgi Errorum D. Primrosii
To his worthy Friend Doctor Witty Upon his Translation of the “Popular Errors”
On Mr. Milton’s Paradise lost.
An Epitaph Upon ———
Two Songs at the Marriage of the Lord Fauconberg and the Lady Mary Cromwell.

State Poems

On the Victory Obtained by Blake. over the Spaniards, in the Bay of Sanctacruze, in the Island of Teneriff, 1657.
The Loyal Scot. By Cleveland’s Ghost, upon the death of Captain Douglas, burned on his ship at Chatham.
An Horatian Ode. Upon Cromwell’s Return from Ireland
The First Anniversary of the Government under His Highness the Lord Protector.
A Poem upon the Death of his late Highness the Lord Protector
In Legationem Domini Oliveri St. John ad Provincias Foederatas
Doctori Ingelo, Cum Domino Whitlocke ad Reginam Sueciae Delegato a Protectore, Residenti, Epistola.
In Effigiem Oliveri Cromwell
In eandem Reginae Sueciae transmissam
Προσ Καρρολον Τον Βασιλεα
Ad Regem Carolum, Parodia
Illustrissimo Vero Domino Lanceloto Josepho de Maniban Grammatomantis. To a Gentleman that only upon the sight of the Author’s writing, had given a Character of his Person and Judgment of his Fortune.
Inscribenda Luparae
In Eunuchum Poetam
Verses from M. de Brebeufs translation of Lucan
Magdala, lascivos sic quum dimisit Amantes
Epigramme Upon Blood’s attempt to steale the Crown *


Fleckno, an English Priest in Rome [1645-7]
The Character of Holland.
Last Instructions to a Painter.
Advice to a Painter.
Farther Instructions to a Painter.
Britannia and Raleigh.
Nostradamus’ Prophecy.
An Historical Poem.
The Statue at Stocks–Market.
The Statue at Charing-Crosse.
A Dialogue between Two Horses.
On the Lord Mayor and Aldermen presenting the King and Duke of York each with a copy of his freedom.
Clarendon’s House Warming.
Upon His House.
Upon his Grandchildren.

Note to this Edition.

This edition of the Poems of Andrew Marvell has been compiled from multiple sources, the principal ones being:

  1. The Poems of Andrew Marvell. G. A. Aitken, Ed. London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1892., which also provides our Preface and Introduction.

  2. The Complete Poems of Andrew Marvell, by Alexander B. Grosart, 1872.

The Notes for the Satires are from Grosart.


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