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Funny—to be a Century
Emily Dickinson
Funny—to be a Century— And see the People—going by— I—should die of the Oddity— But then—I'm not so staid—as He— He keeps His Secrets safely—very—...Rate it:

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The Funny Little fellow
James Whitcomb Riley
'Twas a Funny Little Fellow Of the very purest type, For he had a heart as mellow As an apple over ripe; And the brightest little twinkle When a fu...Rate it:

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How funny it would be if dreamy I
Lesbia Harford
How funny it would be if dreamy I Should leave one book behind me when I die And that a book of Law—this silly thing Just written for the money ...Rate it:

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Soldier: Twentieth Century
Isaac Rosenberg
I love you, great new Titan! Am I not you? Napoleon or Caesar Out of you grew. Out of the unthinkable torture, Eyes kissed by death, Won back to t...Rate it:

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The Nineteenth Century And After
William Butler Yeats
THOUGH the great song return no more There's keen delight in what we have: The rattle of pebbles on the shore Under the receding wave. Rate it:

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A Literature Lesson. Sir Patrick Spens in the Eighteenth Century Manner
Sir Walter Raleigh
VERSE I In a famed town of Caledonia's land, A prosperous port contiguous to the strand, A monarch feasted in right royal state; ...Rate it:

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A Seventeenth-Century Song
Louise Imogen Guiney
She alone of Shepherdesses With her blue disdayning eyes, Wo'd not hark a Kyng that dresses All his lute in sighes: Yet to winne Katheryn, I ...Rate it:

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At Lulworth Cove a Century Back
Thomas Hardy
Had I but lived a hundred years ago I might have gone, as I have gone this year, By Warmwell Cross on to a Cove I know, And Time have placed his fi...Rate it:

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Fragments Of A Lost Gnostic Poem Of The Twelfth Century
Herman Melville
Found a family, build a state, The pledged event is still the same: Matter in end will never abate His ancient brutal claim. Indolence is heaven’s...Rate it:

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Spring. (From The French Of Charles D'Orleans. XV. Century)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Gentle Spring! in sunshine clad, Well dost thou thy power display! For Winter maketh the light heart sad, And thou, thou makest the sad heart gay, ...Rate it:

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The Century Of Garibaldi
George Meredith
We who have seen Italia in the throes, Half risen but to be hurled to ground, and now Like a ripe field of wheat where once drove plough All bounte...Rate it:

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The Passing Of The Century
Alfred Austin
How shall we comfort the Dying Year? Beg him to linger, or bid him go? The light in his eyes burns dim and low, His hands are clammy, his pulse bea...Rate it:

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Written in Germany, On One of The Coldest Days Of The Century
William Wordsworth
A plague on your languages, German and Norse! Let me have the song of the kettle; And the tongs and the poker, instead of that horse That gallop...Rate it:

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The Playground of Life XIX
Khalil Gibran
One hour devoted to the pursuit of Beauty And Love is worth a full century of glory Given by the frightened weak to the strong. From that hour ...Rate it:

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The bow-leg boy
Eugene Field
Who should come up the road one day But the doctor-man in his two-wheel shay! And he whoaed his horse and he cried "Ahoy! I have brought you folks ...Rate it:

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The Meeting Of The Centuries
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
A CURIOUS vision, on mine eyes unfurled In the deep night. I saw, or seemed to see, Two Centuries meet, and sit down vis-a-vis, Across the great ro...Rate it:

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Yaksha the Great
Friend of Yakshsa
According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way a bee should be able to fly. Its wings are too small to get its fat little body off the gr...Rate it:

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Old Pete Parraday
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Old Pete Paraday, his mind works very slow; But, when it fastens on a thoughts, he will not let it go. He measures it and mumbles it until an answe...Rate it:

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Da Comica Man
Thomas Augustine Daly
Giacobbe Finelli so funny, O! My! By tweestin’ hees face an’ by weenkin’ hees eye He maka you laugh teell you theenk you weell die. He don’t gotta ...Rate it:

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The Family Fool
William Schwenck Gilbert
Oh! a private buffoon is a light-hearted loon, If you listen to popular rumour; From morning to night he's so joyous and bright, And he bubbles wit...Rate it:

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Metropolitan Nightmare
Stephen Vincent Benet
I rained quite a lot, that spring. You woke in the morning And saw the sky still clouded, the streets still wet, But nobody noticed so much, except...Rate it:

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Café Comedy
Robert William Service
She I'm waiting for the man I hope to wed. I've never seen him - that's the funny part. I promised I would wear a rose of red, Pinned on my coat a...Rate it:

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A Song Of The Sandbags
Robert William Service
No, Bill, I'm not a-spooning out no patriotic tosh (The cove be'ind the sandbags ain't a death-or-glory cuss). And though I strafes 'em good an...Rate it:

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Conducted Tour
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Walk up! Walk up to the Bureaucratic Fair! All the tasters and the testers and the tallymen are there. All the freaks and other fancies of the mig...Rate it:

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Dot Leedle Boy
James Whitcomb Riley
Ot's a leedle Gristmas story Dot I told der leedle folks-- Und I vant you stop dot laughin' Und grackin' funny jokes!-- So help me Peter-Moses! Ot'...Rate it:

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