[Skip Navigation]

Plagiarist Poetry Sites: Plagiarist.com | Poetry X | Poetry Discussion Forums | Open Poetry Project | Joycean.org
Enter our Poetry Contest
Win Cash and Publication!

Plagiarist.com Archive

Read more poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson: Ralph Waldo Emerson Poems at Poetry X.

More poems by Ralph Waldo EmersonRalph Waldo Emerson | Print this page.Print | View and Write CommentsComments | Books by Ralph Waldo EmersonBooks by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Forebearance

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hast thou named all the birds without a gun;
Loved the wood-rose, and left it on its stalk;
At rich men's tables eaten bread and pulse;
Unarmed, faced danger with a heart of trust;
And loved so well a high behavior
In man or maid, that thou from speech refrained,
Nobility more nobly to repay?—
O be my friend, and teach me to be thine! 

Added: 6 Oct 2002 | Last Read: 20 Jan 2018 11:36 PM | Viewed: 3804 times

A PoetryNotes™ Analysis of Forebearance by Ralph Waldo Emerson, is Available!

A PoetryNotes™ eBook is available for this poem for delivery within 24 hours, and usually available within minutes during normal business hours.

ON SALE - only $29.95 19.95!

For more information...


URL: http://plagiarist.com/poetry/7214/ | Viewed on 20 January 2018.
Copyright ©2018 Plagiarist - All rights reserved.