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Benjamin Franklin
Robert William Service
Franklin fathered bastards fourteen, (So I read in the New Yorker); If it's true, in terms of courtin' Benny must have been a corker. To ...Rate it:

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On The Death Of Dr. Benjamin Franklin
Philip Freneau
Thus, some tall tree that long hath stood The glory of its native wood, By storms destroyed, or length of years, Demands the tribute of our tear...Rate it:

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Franklin Hyde
Hilaire Belloc
Who caroused in the Dirt and was corrected by His Uncle. His Uncle came upon Franklin Hyde Carousing in the Dirt. He Shook him hard from Side to S...Rate it:

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The Franklin's Tale
Geoffrey Chaucer
'IN faith, Squier, thou hast thee well acquit, And gentilly; I praise well thy wit,' Quoth the Franklin; 'considering thy youthe So feelingly th...Rate it:

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Franklin Jones
Edgar Lee Masters
If I could have lived another year I could have finished my flying machine, And become rich and famous. Hence it is fitting the workman Who tried t...Rate it:

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Benjamin Bandicoot
Andrew Barton Paterson
If you walk in the bush at night, In the wonderful silence deep, By the flickering lantern light When the birds are all asleep You may catch a sigh...Rate it:

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Benjamin Painter
Edgar Lee Masters
Together in this grave lie Benjamin Painter, attorney at law, And Nig, his dog, constant companion, solace and friend. Down the grey road, friend...Rate it:

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Benjamin Fraser
Edgar Lee Masters
Their spirits beat upon mine Like the wings of a thousand butterflies. I closed my eyes and felt their spirits vibrating. I closed my eyes, yet I k...Rate it:

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Mrs. Benjamin Painter
Edgar Lee Masters
I know that he told how I snared his soul With a snare which bled him to death. And all the men loved him, And most of the women pitied him. Bu...Rate it:

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Ode VII: To The Right Reverend Benjamin Lord Bishop Of Winchester
Mark Akenside
I. 1. For toils which patriots have endur'd, For treason quell'd and laws secur'd, In every nation Time displays The palm of honourable praise. Env...Rate it:

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The Tribe of Benjamin: XV
Algernon Charles Swinburne
SONS born of many a loyal Muse to Ben, All true-begotten, warm with wine or ale, Bright from the broad light of his presence, hail! Prince Randolph...Rate it:

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The Waggoner - Canto Second
William Wordsworth
IF Wytheburn's modest House of prayer, As lowly as the lowliest dwelling, Had, with its belfry's humble stock, A little pair that hang in air, Bee...Rate it:

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The Waggoner - Canto First
William Wordsworth
'TIS spent--this burning day of June! Soft darkness o'er its latest gleams is stealing; The buzzing dor-hawk, round and round, is wheeling,-- That ...Rate it:

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The Waggoner - Canto Third
William Wordsworth
RIGHT gladly had the horses stirred, When they the wished-for greeting heard, The whip's loud notice from the door, That they were free to move onc...Rate it:

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The Waggoner - Canto Fourth
William Wordsworth
THUS they, with freaks of proud delight, Beguile the remnant of the night; And many a snatch of jovial song Regales them as they wind along; While...Rate it:

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The Young Friar
Alfred Noyes
When leaves broke out on the wild briar, And bells for matins rung, Sorrow came to the old friar – Hundreds of years ago it was! – And May came to ...Rate it:

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The Idle Son
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Young Benjamin left school this year And stepped right in a job; And he starts in hope of a life career, Like his eldest brother, Bob. But Sam, the...Rate it:

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The Singular Sangfroid Of Baby Bunting
Guy Wetmore Carryl
Batholomew Benjamin Bunting Had only three passions in life, And one of the trio was hunting, The others his babe and his wife. And always, so ...Rate it:

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Some Account of a New Play
Richard Harris Barham
well be supposed, in a deuce of a rage. Mr. Benjamin Franklin was wont to repeat, In his budget Rate it:

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A.D. Blood
Edgar Lee Masters
If you in the village think that my work was a good one, Who closed the saloons and stopped all playing at cards, And haled old Daisy Fraser before...Rate it:

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For Ever
Henry Kendall
OUT of the body for ever, Wearily sobbing, “Oh, whither?” A Soul that hath wasted its chances Floats on the limitless ether. Lost in dim, horrible...Rate it:

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Jubilate Agno: Fragment B, Part 4
Christopher Smart
For God has given us a language of monosyllables to prevent our clipping. For a toad enjoys a finer prospect than another creature to compensate ...Rate it:

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Only a Curl.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I. FRIENDS of faces unknown and a land Unvisited over the sea, Who tell me how lonely you stand With a single gold curl in the hand Held ...Rate it:

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Our Jack
Henry Kendall
Twelve years ago our Jack was lost. All night, Twelve years ago, the Spirit of the Storm Sobbed round our camp. A wind of northern hills That hold ...Rate it:

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Plymouth Rock Joe
Edgar Lee Masters
Why are you running so fast hither and thither Chasing midges or butterflies? Some of you are standing solemnly scratching for grubs; Some of you a...Rate it:

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