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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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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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An Apology For My Son To His Master, For Not Bringing An Exercise On The Coronation Day.
Mary Barber
Why are we Scholars plagu'd to write, On Days devoted to Delight? In Honour of the King, I'd play Upon his Coronation Day: But as for Loyalty in Rh...Rate it:

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An Apology Written For My Son To His Master
Mary Barber
I beg your Scholar you'll excuse, Who dares no more debase the Muse. My Mother says, If e'er she hears, I write again on worthless Peers, Whether t...Rate it:

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An Apology To Dr. Clayton, Bishop Of Killala, And His Lady
Mary Barber
My Lord of Killala, I find to my Sorrow, I can't have the Honour I hop'd for, Tomorrow. But why I'm so wretched, my Friend must rehearse; For I nev...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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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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The Author to her Book
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 th...Rate it:

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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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To C. Lloyd, On His Proposing To Domesticate With The Author
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
A mount, not wearisome and bare and steep, But a green mountain variously up-piled Where o'er the jutting rocks soft mosses creep Or colored lichen...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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To A Lady, Who Presented To The Author A Lock Of Hair Braided With His Own, And Appointed A Night In December To Meet Him In The Garden
George Gordon Lord Byron
These locks, which fondly thus entwine, In firmer chains our hearts confine Than all th' unmeaning protestations Which swell with nonsense love ora...Rate it:

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To The Right Hon. The Earl of Orrery, On His Promise To Sup With The Author.
Mary Barber
Tho' the Muse had deny'd me so often before, I ventur'd this Day to invoke her once more. She ask'd what I wanted; I said, with Delight, Your Lords...Rate it:

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Prologue to His Royal Highness, Upon His First Appearance at the Duke's Theatre After His Return from Scotland.
John Dryden
In those cold regions which no summers cheer, Where brooding darkness covers half the year, To hollow caves the shivering natives go, Bears rang...Rate it:

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Apology for Her
Emily Dickinson
Apology for Her Be rendered by the Bee— Herself, without a Parliament Apology for Me. Rate it:

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The Apology
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Think me not unkind and rude That I walk alone in grove and glen; I go to the god of the wood To fetch his word to men. Tax not my sloth that I...Rate it:

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The Apology
Charles Churchill
ADDRESSED TO THE CRITICAL REVIEWERS. Tristitiam et Metus.--HORACE. Laughs not the heart when giants, big with pride, Assume the pompous port, the...Rate it:

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An Unanswerable Apology For The Rich.
Mary Barber
All--bounteous Heav'n, Castalio cries, With bended Knees, and lifted Eyes, When shall I have the Pow'r to bless, And raise up Merit in Distress? H...Rate it:

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A Woman’s Apology
Alfred Austin
In the green darkness of a summer wood, Wherethro' ran winding ways, a lady stood, Carved from the air in curving womanhood. A maiden's form crown...Rate it:

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Bishop Blougram's Apology
Robert Browning
NO more wine? then we'll push back chairs and talk. A final glass for me, though: cool, i' faith! We ought to have our Abbey back, you see. It's...Rate it:

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Apology
Joyce Kilmer
For blows on the fort of evil That never shows a breach, For terrible life-long races To a goal no foot can reach, For reckless leaps into darkness...Rate it:

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An Apology Written For My Son To The Reverend Mr. Sampson,
Mary Barber
With Joy your Summons we obey, And come to celebrate this Day. Yet I, alas! despair to please; For you require exalted Lays: And, let me write what...Rate it:

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A Tardy Apology
Eugene Field
You ask me, friend, Why I don't send The long since due-and-paid-for numbers; Why, songless, I As drunken lie Abandoned to Lethean slumbers. Long ...Rate it:

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An Apology
Anne Bradstreet
To finish what's begun, was my intent, My thoughts and my endeavours thereto bent; Essays I many made but still gave out, The more I mus'd, the mor...Rate it:

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An Apology for my fearfull temper
Anne Kingsmill Finch
Tis true of courage I'm no mistress No Boadicia nor Thalestriss Nor shall I e'er be famed hereafter For such a Soul as Cato's Daughter Nor active v...Rate it:

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