William Morris Archive

"Pray but One Prayer for Me"


Bibliographic Citation

William Morris, “"Pray but One Prayer for Me",” William Morris Archive, accessed October 21, 2021, http://morrisarchive.lib.uiowa.edu/items/show/11.

Title

"Pray but One Prayer for Me"

Alternative Title

Summer Dawn

Creator

William Morris

Date

c. 1856

Publisher

HM 6480

Subject

love

Coverage

possibly contemporary
possibly medieval

Extent

1 folio

Type

poem
irregular sonnet
lyric

Relation

Oxford and Cambridge Magazine, October, 644
Defence of Guenevere, 1856, 246

Format

pencil draft
early autograph draft

Description

appeal to loved one at dawn, evocations of fertility