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The French Revolution (excerpt)
William Blake
Thee the ancientest peer, Duke of Burgundy, rose from the monarch's right hand, red as wines From his mountains; an odor of war, like a ripe viney...Rate it:

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The French Revolution as it appeared to Enthusiasts
William Wordsworth
. Oh! pleasant exercise of hope and joy! For mighty were the auxiliars which then stood Upon our side, we who were strong in love! Blis...Rate it:

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To A Young Lady, With A Poem On The French Revolution
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Much on my early youth I love to dwell, Ere yet I bade that friendly dome farewell, Where first, beneath the echoing cloisters, pale, I heard of gu...Rate it:

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A Sane Revolution
David Herbert Lawrence
If you make a revolution, make it for fun, don't make it in ghastly seriousness, don't do it in deadly earnest, do it for fun. Don't do it because...Rate it:

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The Ballad Of The Irish Revolution
Liam Ó Comáin
Oh, let us recall the courage of the volunteers Of Nineteen and Sixteen who willingly gave Their lives for the freedom of Ireland. ~ Justified in t...Rate it:

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The English Revolution Of 1848
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
HO ye that nothing have to lose! ho rouse ye, one and all! Come from the sinks of the New Cut, the purlieus of Vauxhall! Did ye not hear the mighty...Rate it:

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A Song in Time of Revolution. 1860
Algernon Charles Swinburne
THE HEART of the rulers is sick, and the high-priest covers his head: For this is the song of the quick that is heard in the ears of the dead. The...Rate it:

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For the Dead of the Revolution
Ernst Toller
Death-prone, the bodies forked in mutiny against the collar of the uncooked plague, your destiny cleansed with ...Rate it:

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Revolution
Lesbia Harford
She is not of the fireside, My lovely love; Nor books, nor even a cradle, She bends above. No, she is bent with lashes, Her flesh is torn. Fr...Rate it:

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The Eve Of Revolution
Algernon Charles Swinburne
The trumpets of the four winds of the world From the ends of the earth blow battle; the night heaves, With breasts palpitating and wings refurled...Rate it:

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The Revolution
George Meredith
I Not yet had History's Aetna smoked the skies, And low the Gallic Giantess lay enchained, While overhead in ordered set and rise Her kingly crown...Rate it:

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The Revolution At Market-Hill
Jonathan Swift
From distant regions Fortune sends An odd triumvirate of friends; Where Phoebus pays a scanty stipend, Where never yet a codling ripen'd: Hither th...Rate it:

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With French to Kimberley
Andrew Barton Paterson
The Boers were down on Kimberley with siege and Maxim gun; The Boers were down on Kimberley, their numbers ten to one! Faint were the hopes the B...Rate it:

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With French to Kimberley
Andrew Barton Paterson
The Boers were down on Kimberley with siege and Maxim gun; The Boers were down on Kimberley, their numbers ten to one! Faint were the hopes the Bri...Rate it:

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The French Wars
Rudyard Kipling
Napoleonic The boats of Newhaven and Folkestone and Dover To Dieppe and Boulogne and to Calais cross over; And in each of those runs there is not ...Rate it:

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A Ballad Of The French Fleet. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A fleet with flags arrayed Sailed from the port of Brest, And the Admiral's ship displayed The signal: 'Steer southwest.' For this Admiral D'Anvill...Rate it:

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Incident Of The French Camp
Robert Browning
I. You know, we French stormed Ratisbon: A mile or so away, On a little mound, Napoleon Stood on our storming-day; With neck out-thrust, you f...Rate it:

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Modern Love XXV: You Like Not That French Novel
George Meredith
You like not that French novel? Tell me why. You think it quite unnatural. Let us see. The actors are, it seems, the usual three: Husband, and w...Rate it:

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A Poor French Sailor’s Scottish Sweetheart
William Johnson Cory
I CANNOT forget my Joe, I bid him be mine in sleep; But battle and woe have changed him so There ’s nothing to do but weep. My mother r...Rate it:

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After The French Liberation Of Italy
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
AS when the last of the paid joys of love Has come and gone; and with a single kiss At length, and with one laugh of satiate bliss, The wearied ...Rate it:

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After The French Manner
Thomas Parnell
As Pope who gathers mony to translate With Gay the Shepheard Writer mett of late. Says Pope, your Ecclogues wont come out wth speed For Phillips to...Rate it:

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An Imitation Of Some French Verses
Thomas Parnell
Relentless Time! destroying Pow'r Whom Stone and Brass obey, Who giv'st to ev'ry flying Hour To work some new Decay; Unheard, unheeded, and unseen,...Rate it:

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An Old French Poet
Siegfried Sassoon
When in your sober mood my body have ye laid In sight and sound of things beloved, woodland and stream, And the green turf has hidden the poor bo...Rate it:

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Barèges. (From The French Of Lefranc De Pompignan)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I leave you, ye cold mountain chains, Dwelling of warriors stark and frore! You, may these eyes behold no more, Rave on the horizon of our plain...Rate it:

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Charlie French
Edgar Lee Masters
Did you ever find out which of the boys it was Who snapped the toy pistol against my hand? There when the flags were red and white In the breeze an...Rate it:

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