Henry Vaughan – The Retreat (Poem Summary)

"The Retreat' is the best known poem written by Henry Vaughan, a metaphysical poet. Earlier he was considered the most disdained poet of all the lesser poets of the seventeenth century, but renewed interest and critical re-appreciations have made him one of the most admired. A serious illness in 1651, led to deep religious fervour … Continue reading Henry Vaughan – The Retreat (Poem Summary)