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Answer To Some Elegant Verses Sent By A Friend To The Author, Complaining That One Of His Descriptions Was Rather Too Warmly Drawn
George Gordon Lord Byron
'But if any old lady, knight, priest or physician Should condemn me for printing a second edition; If good Madam Squintum my work should abuse, Ma...Rate it:

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The Young Author
Samuel Johnson
When first the peasant, long inclined to roam, Forsakes his rural sports and peaceful home, Pleas'd with the scene the smiling ocean yields, He sco...Rate it:

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Lines Written On A Blank Leaf In A Copy Of The Author’s Poem
William Wordsworth
Upon Hearing Of The Death Of The Late Vicar Of Kendal TO public notice, with reluctance strong, Did I deliver this unfinished Song; Yet for one ha...Rate it:

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To A Gentleman That Only Upon The Sight Of The Author's Writing, Had Given A Character Of His Person And Judgment Of His Fortune. Illustrissimo Vero Domino Lanceloto Josepho De Maniban Grammatomantis
Andrew Marvell
Quis posthac chartae committat sensa loquaci, Si sua crediderit Fata subesse stylo? Conscia si prodat Seribentis Litera sortem, Quicquid & in vita ...Rate it:

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A Hymn To Christ At The Author's Last Going Into Germany
John Donne
In what torn ship soever I embark, That ship shall be my emblem of thy Ark; What sea soever swallow me, that flood Shall be to me an emblem of thy ...Rate it:

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An Answer To The Rebus, By The Author Of These Poems
Phillis Wheatley
The poet asks, and Phillis can't refuse To show th' obedience of the Infant muse. She knows the Quail of most inviting taste Fed Israel's army in t...Rate it:

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An Author’s Hope
Hilaire Belloc
When I am dead, I hope it may be said: ‘His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.’ Rate it:

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Answer To Cloe Jealous. The Author Sick
Matthew Prior
Yes, fairest Proof of Beauty's Pow'r, Dear Idol of My panting Heart, Nature points This my fatal Hour: And I have liv'd; and We must part. While n...Rate it:

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Author to her Book, The
Anne Bradstreet
Thou ill-form'd offspring of my feeble brain, Who after birth did'st by my side remain, Till snatcht from thence by friends, less wise than true, W...Rate it:

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Author's Apology For His Book
John Bunyan
WHEN at the first I took my pen in hand Thus for to write, I did not understand That I at all should make a little book In such a mode: nay, I had...Rate it:

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Composed While The Author Was Engaged In Writing A Tract Occasioned By The Convention Of Cintra
William Wordsworth
NOT 'mid the world's vain objects that enslave The free-born Soul--that World whose vaunted skill In selfish interest perverts the will, Whose fact...Rate it:

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Epistle To A Friend, In Answer To Some Lines Exhorting The Author To Be Cheerful, And To Banish Care
George Gordon Lord Byron
'OH! banish care'--such ever be The motto of thy revelry! Perchance of mine, when wassail nights Renew those riotous delights, Wherewith the childr...Rate it:

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Inscription For A Hermitage In The Author's Garden
William Cowper
This cabin, Mary, in my sight appears, Built as it has been in our waning years, A rest afforded to our weary feet, Preliminary to--the last retrea...Rate it:

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Light Hearted Author
William Carlos Williams
The birches are mad with green points the wood's edge is burning with their green, burning, seething--No, no, no. The birches are opening their ...Rate it:

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Lines (With A Volume Of The Author's Poems Sent To M.R.C.)
William Watson
Go, Verse, nor let the grass of tarrying grow Beneath thy feet iambic. Southward go O'er Thamesis his stream, nor halt until Thou reach the summit ...Rate it:

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Lines Addressed To Dr. Darwin, Author Of The 'Botanic Garden.'
William Cowper
Two Poets, (poets, by report, Not oft so well agree,) Sweet harmonist of Flora's court! Conspire to honour thee. They best can judge a poet's wort...Rate it:

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Lines Addressed To The Rev. J. T. Becher, On His Advising The Author To Mix More With Society
George Gordon Lord Byron
Dear Becher, you tell me to mix with mankind; I cannot deny such a precept is wise; But retirement accords with the tone of my mind: I will not de...Rate it:

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Ode XIII: To The Author Of Memoirs Of The House of Brandenburgh
Mark Akenside
I. The men renown'd as chiefs of human race, And born to lead in counsels or in arms, Have seldom turn'd their feet from glory's chace To dwell wit...Rate it:

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On a Fan of the Author's Design
Alexander Pope
Come gentle Air! th' AEolian shepherd said, While Procris panted in the secret shade: Come, gentle Air, the fairer Delia cries, While at her feet h...Rate it:

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On A Mischievous Bull, Which The Owner Him Sold At The Author's Instance
William Cowper
Go--thou art all unfit to share The pleasures of this place With such as its old tenants are, Creatures of gentler race. The squirrel here his hoar...Rate it:

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On Imagining A Friend Had Treated The Author With Indifference.
Mary Barber
Go, Jealousy, Tormentress dire; On Lovers only seize: In Love, like Winds, you fan the Fire, And make it higher blaze. But Friendship's calmer, pu...Rate it:

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On The Author Of Letters On Literature
William Cowper
The genius of the Augustan age His head among Rome's ruins reared, And bursting with heroic rage, When literary Heron appeared, Thou hast, he crie...Rate it:

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On The Report Of A Monument To Be Erected In Westminster Abbey, To The Memory Of A Late Author (Churchill)
James Beattie
Bufo, begone! with thee may Faction's fire, That hatch'd thy salamander-fame, expire. Fame, dirty idol of the brainless crowd, What half-made moon-...Rate it:

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Sonnet XVII. Composed On A Journey Homeward; The Author Having Received Intelligence Of The Birth Of A Son
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Oft o'er my brain does that strange fancy roll Which makes the present (while the flash dost last) Seem a mere semblance of some unknown past, Mixe...Rate it:

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The 5th Satire Of Book I. Of Horace : A Humorous Description Of The Author's Journey From Rome To Brundusium
William Cowper
'Twas a long journey lay before us, When I and honest Heliodorus, Who far in point of rhetoric Surpasses every living Greek, Each leaving our respe...Rate it:

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