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I Live because
Nikhil Parekh
each corner of my surreally inexplicable mind; dictates, I write, because infinite muscles in my Rate it:

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Elegy XIX. - Written in Spring, 1743
William Shenstone
through my groves, Yet stopp'd to vent the dictates of disdain. He glanced contemptuous o'er my ruRate it:

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Glory To God Alone
William Cowper
dim–sighted man, and rash as blind, Deaf to the dictates of his better mind, In frantic competitionRate it:

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Paradise Lost: Book 09
John Milton
deigns Her nightly visitation unimplor'd, And dictates to me slumbering; or inspires Easy my unpRate it:

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R. S. S.
William Cowper
from her lips attentive I receive The tenderest dictates of the purest flame, And from her eyes (whRate it:

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The Conjunction Of Jupiter And Venus
William Cullen Bryant
must look upon with awe. I bow Reverently to her dictates, but not less Hold to the fair illusions Rate it:

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A New Song
Thomas Chatterton
my Conscience, you lie; Resolving to follow the dictates of Pride, I'd view her a hag to my eye. Rate it:

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Ainsi Va le Monde
Mary Darby Robinson
glows in ev'ry classic line­ Still Genius dictates­still the verse is thine. Too long the Muse, Rate it:

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An Epistle To William Hogarth
Charles Churchill
thus, disdaining mean control, Urged the free dictates of an honest soul, Candour, who, with the chRate it:

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Bruce and the Abbot
Sir Walter Scott
the theme of many a song! The Power, whose dictates swell my breast, Hath blessed thee, and thou shRate it:

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Eloisa to Abelard
Alexander Pope
lost Eloisa weeps and prays, Her heart still dictates, and her hand obeys. Relentless walls! whoseRate it:

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Epigram : To Christina, Queen Of Sweden, With Cromwell's Picture (Translation)
William Cowper
following fate's dark footsteps, I fulfill The dictates of a hardy people's will. But soften'd, in Rate it:

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Greed And selflessness
Nikhil Parekh
of the Creator divine. Greed admonishingly dictates you worse than a baseless slave, SelflessnessRate it:

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Gualterus Danistonus, Ad Amicos. - And Imitation
Matthew Prior
cradle and the grave, I credit what the Grecian dictates say, And Samian sounds o'er Scotia's hillsRate it:

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He, when young Spring protrudes the bursting gems
James Thomson
has in immortal numbers sung: Or what she dictates writes: and, oft an eye Shot round, rejoices in Rate it:

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His Stenographer
Harriet Monroe
As he dictates to her Does she love you?—well, I wonder— Married twenty years, they say! You, so bald and fat and funny, Grubbing like a mole f...Rate it:

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King Candaules And The Doctor Of Laws
La Fontaine
her wishes, still 'twere right (Such honour's dictates) to discover spite; And this she truly did, Rate it:

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Lines written as a School Exercise at Hawkshead, Anno Aetatis
William Wordsworth
the paths of Fame pursue, And all that Virtue dictates, dare to do; Go to the world, peruse the bRate it:

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Love Versus terrorism
Nikhil Parekh
veritably mortal death. Terrorism tyrannically dictates, Love is an uninhibitedly cascading streaRate it:

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Ode II: On The Winter-Solstice
Mark Akenside
while, at love's uncareful shrine, Each dictates to the god of wine Her name whom all his hopes obeRate it:

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On Leaving Bath.
Mary Barber
could my artless Lines impart The grateful Dictates of my Heart, Latest Posterity should know The SRate it:

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On The Death Of His Mother
James Thomson
instant at the warm design, And the heart dictates every flowing line. See! where the kindest, bestRate it:

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The Grave Of Howard
William Lisle Bowles
farewell! These tears we shed-- So nature dictates--o'er thy earthly bed; Yet we forget not, it waRate it:

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The Hall Of Justice
George Crabbe
I a better life embrace, Or live as virtue dictates? No! - So through the land I wandering went, ARate it:

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The Hymn
Anne Kingsmill Finch
that have your Fury spent, As you his Dictates did obey, Let now your loud and threatening NoRate it:

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