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Charlotte Smith

  • Another May new buds and flowers shall bring; / Ah, why has happiness — no second Spring?

    • Charlotte Smith,
    • "Written at the Close of Spring," Elegiac Sonnets ()
  • Sweet poet of the woods ...

    • Charlotte Smith,
    • "On the Departure of the Nightingale," Elegiac Sonnets ()
  • The shaft extracted, does not cure the wound!

    • Charlotte Smith,
    • "From Petrarch," Elegiac Sonnets ()
  • I love thee, mournful sober-suited night ...

    • Charlotte Smith,
    • "To Night," Elegiac Sonnets ()
  • ... the Moon, mute arbitress of tides ...

    • Charlotte Smith,
    • "Written in the Church Yard at Middleton in Sussex," Elegiac Sonnets ()
  • For what is life, when Hope has ceas'd to strew / Her fragile flowers along its thorny way?

    • Charlotte Smith,
    • "Beachy Head," The Poems of Charlotte Smith ()
  • The cottage garden; most for use design'd, / yet not of beauty destitute ...

    • Charlotte Smith,
    • "Beachy Head," The Poems of Charlotte Smith ()

Charlotte Smith, English poet, novelist

(1749 - 1806)