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Why Washington Retreated
Ellis Parker Butler
Said Congress to George Washington: "To set this country free, You'll have to whip the Britishers And chase them o'er the sea." "Oh, very well," sa...Rate it:

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Washington and Lincoln
Henry Clay Work
Come, happy people! Oh come let us tell The story of Washinton and Lincoln! History's pages can never excel The story of Washington and Lincoln. Do...Rate it:

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His Excellency General Washington
Phillis Wheatley
Celestial choir! enthron'd in realms of light, Columbia's scenes of glorious toils I write. While freedom's cause her anxious breast alarms, She fl...Rate it:

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Martha Washington
Sidney Lanier
Written for the "Martha Washington Court Journal". Down cold snow-stretches of our bitter time, When windy shams and the rain-mocking sleet Of Tr...Rate it:

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An Inscription (For a Proposed Monument in Washington)
Ambrose Bierce
Erected to 'Boss' Shepherd by the dear Good folk he lived and moved among in peace Guarded on either hand by the police, With soldiers in his front...Rate it:

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At Washington
John Greenleaf Whittier
WITH a cold and wintry noon-light. On its roofs and steeples shed, Shadows weaving with t e sunlight From the gray sky overhead, Broadly, vaguely, ...Rate it:

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Booker T. Washington
Paul Laurence Dunbar
The word is writ that he who runs may read. What is the passing breath of earthly fame? But to snatch glory from the hands of blame-- That is to be...Rate it:

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Dr. Booker T. Washington to the National Negro Business League
Joseph Seamon Cotter Sr.
’Tis strange indeed to hear us plead For selling and for buying When yesterday we said: “Away With all good things but dying.” The world’s a...Rate it:

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Lincoln Monument: Washington
Langston Hughes
Let's go see Old Abe Sitting in the marble and the moonlight, Sitting lonely in the marble and the moonlight, Quiet for ten thousand centuries, old...Rate it:

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Song Composed For Washington's Birthday
Henry Timrod
A hundred years and more ago A little child was born -- To-day, with pomp of martial show, We hail his natal morn. Who guessed as that poor infant...Rate it:

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The Booker Washington Trilogy
Vachel Lindsay
I. A NEGRO SERMON:—SIMON LEGREE (To be read in your own variety of negro dialect.) Legree's big house was white and green. His cotton-fields were...Rate it:

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The Vow Of Washington
John Greenleaf Whittier
The sword was sheathed: in April's sun Lay green the fields by Freedom won; And severed sections, weary of debates, Joined hands at last and were U...Rate it:

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Harriet Monroe
Oh, hero of our younger race! Great builder of a temple new! Ruler, who sought no lordly place! Warrior who sheathed the sword he drew! Lover of m...Rate it:

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Washington McNeely
Edgar Lee Masters
Rich, honored by my fellow citizens, The father of many children, born of a noble mother, All raised there In the great mansion-house, at the edge ...Rate it:

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As Old George Said
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Said old George Jones: 'All in a hundred years. 'Tis little time enough, and well may make This youthful country proud among its peers Of progress ...Rate it:

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A poem, Sacred to the Glorious memory of King George
Richard Savage
Let gaudy Mirth, to the blithe Carrol-song, In loose light-measur'd Numbers dance along; Thou, Muse no flow'ry Fancies here display, Nor warble wit...Rate it:

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George And The Chimney-Sweep
Ann Taylor
HIS petticoats now George cast off, For he ws four years old; His trousers were of nankeen stuff, With buttons bright as gold. 'May I, ' said G...Rate it:

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Hilaire Belloc
Who played with a Dangerous Toy, and suffered a Catastrophe of considerable Dimensions When George's Grandmamma was told That George had been as g...Rate it:

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George and the Dragon
Marriott Edgar
I'll tell you the tale of an old country pub As fancied itself up to date, It had the word " Garage" wrote on t' stable door And a petrol pump ou...Rate it:

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Henry George
Francis William Lauderdale Adams
(Melbourne) I CAME to buy a book. It was a shop Down in a narrow quiet street, and here They kept, I knew, these socialistic books. I entered. All...Rate it:

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An Address to the Rev. George Gilfillan
William Topaz McGonagall
All hail to the Rev. George Gilfillan of Dundee, He is the greatest preacher I did ever hear or see. He is a man of genius bright, And in him his c...Rate it:

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George Jones Reflects
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
It's up an' down, as me father said, An' his as went before him Good days could never turn his head Nor the worst of seasons floor him. (Said old ...Rate it:

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George Jones Wonders
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
'When I was young,' said old George Jones (And rumbling from his bearded lips, His deep voice boomed in measured tones) Them airyplanes an' motor-...Rate it:

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The Creed of Old George Jones
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
A little of fretting, a little of getting, A little of slaving and saving, may be; A little of spending, a little of lending And giving up living b...Rate it:

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The Faith of Old George Jones
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
War raged around this troubled world, When I was but a lad, And into battle men were hurled, As some ambition mad Moved kings on their unstable th...Rate it:

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