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Selected Poetry of Thomas Parnell (1679-1718)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

Such joy though far transcending sense,
Have pious souls at parting hence.
On earth, and in the body plac'd,
A few, and evil years they waste
        (A Night-piece on Death, 83-86)
  1. The Hermit
  2. A Hymn to Contentment
  3. A Night-piece on Death

Biographical information

Given name: Thomas
Family name: Parnell
Birth date: 1679
Death date: 1718
Nationality: Irish
Family relations
          father: Thomas Parnell
          mother: Anna Parnell
          wife: Anne Parnell
Language: English
          School at Dublin kept by Dr. Jones
          Trinity College, Dublin (B.A.): 1693 to 1697
          Trinity College, Dublin (M.A.): 1697 to 9 July 1700
Politics: Tory
          B.D., Dublin University: 1712
          D.D., Dublin University: 1712
Literary period: Augustan
          Priest: 1703
          Archdeacon: 9 February 1706
Residence: Dublin: 1679
Buried at: Holy Trinity churchyard