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Polonius and the Ballad Singers
Padraic Colum
A gaunt built woman and her son-in-law— A broad-faced fellow, with such flesh as shows Nothing but easy nature—and his wife, The woman’s daughte...Rate it:

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Epigram - On Players And Ballad-Singers
Francis Quarles
They're like the Priest and Clerk at Belial's altar; One makes the Sermon; t'other tunes the Psalter. Rate it:

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The Orphan Ballad Singers
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
O, WEARY, weary are our feet, And weary, weary is our way ; Through many a long and crowded street We’ve wandered mournfully to-day. My...Rate it:

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Singers to Come
Alice Meynell
New delights to our desire The singers of the past can yield. I lift mine eyes to hill and field, And see in them your yet dumb lyre, poets unb...Rate it:

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By The Fireside : The Singers
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
God sent his Singers upon earth With songs of sadness and of mirth, That they might touch the hearts of men, And bring them back to heaven again. ...Rate it:

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Not all the singers of a thousand years
Lord Alfred Douglas
Not all the singers of a thousand years Can open English prisons. No. Though hell Opened for Tracian Orpheus, now the spell Of song and art is p...Rate it:

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Liam Ó Comáin
From the western isle of Ireland They came forth unveiling The culture of the Gael. ~ It being the city of Derry Who gave them birth And their grow...Rate it:

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Some Songs After Master Singers
James Whitcomb Riley
I SONG [W.S.] With a hey! and a hi! and a hey-ho rhyme! O the shepherd lad He is ne'er so glad As when he pipes, in the blossom-time, So rare! W...Rate it:

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The Three Singers To Young Blood
George Meredith
Carols nature, counsel men. Different notes as rook from wren Hear we when our steps begin, And the choice is cast within, Where a robber raven's t...Rate it:

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A Song Of Three Singers
William Watson
I Wave and wind and willow-tree Speak a speech that no man knoweth; Tree that sigheth, wind that bloweth, Wave that floweth to the sea: Wave and w...Rate it:

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Wandering Singers
Sarojini Naidu
WHERE the voice of the wind calls our wandering feet, Through echoing forest and echoing street, With lutes in our hands ever-singing we roam, A...Rate it:

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The Jubilee Singers
John Greenleaf Whittier
VOICE of a people suffering long, The pathos of their mournful song, The sorrow of their night of wrong! Their cry like that which Israel gave, A p...Rate it:

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A Ballad Of François Villon, Prince Of All Ballad-Makers
Algernon Charles Swinburne
Bird of the bitter bright grey golden morn Scarce risen upon the dusk of dolorous years, First of us all and sweetest singer born Whose far shri...Rate it:

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Ballad Of The Banished And Returning Count
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
OH, enter old minstrel, thou time-honour'd one! We children are here in the hall all alone, The portals we straightway will bar. Our mother is pra...Rate it:

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A Ballad, Shewing How An Old Woman Rode Double, And Who Rode Before Her
Robert Southey
The Raven croak'd as she sate at her meal, And the Old Woman knew what he said, And she grew pale at the Raven's tale, And sicken'd and went to her...Rate it:

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The Ballad Of East And West
Rudyard Kipling
Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God's great Judgment Seat; But ...Rate it:

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A Very Mournful Ballad On The Siege And Conquest Of Alhama
George Gordon Lord Byron
Which, in the Arabic language, is to the following purport: I THE Moorish King rides up and down, Through Granada's royal town; From Elvira's gate...Rate it:

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The Wolfe New Ballad Of Jane Roney And Mary Brown
William Makepeace Thackeray
An igstrawnary tail I vill tell you this veek— I stood in the Court of A'Beckett the Beak, Vere Mrs. Jane Roney, a vidow, I see, Who charged Mary B...Rate it:

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The Thief And Cordelier. A Ballad
Matthew Prior
To the tune of King John and the Abbot of Canterbury. Who has e'er been at Paris must needs know the Greve, The fatal retreat of th' unfortunate b...Rate it:

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The Ballad of Villon and Fat Madge
François Villon
‘'Tis no sin for a man to labour in his vocation.' -Falstaff ‘The night cometh, when no man can work.' What though the beauty I love and serve be ...Rate it:

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The Epitaph In Form Of A Ballad Which Villon Made For Himself And His Comrades, Expecting To Be Hanged Along With Them
Algernon Charles Swinburne
Men, brother men, that after us yet live, Let not your hearts too hard against us be; For if some pity of us poor men ye give, The sooner God sh...Rate it:

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Ode to the Cambro-Britons and their Harp, His Ballad of Agi
Michael Drayton
Fair stood the wind for France, When we our sails advance; Nor now to prove our chance Longer will tarry; But putting to the main, ...Rate it:

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Double Ballad Of Life And Death
William Ernest Henley
Fools may pine, and sots may swill, Cynics gibe, and prophets rail, Moralists may scourge and drill, Preachers prose, and fainthearts quail. Let th...Rate it:

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A Ballad Of The Trees And The Master
Sidney Lanier
Into the woods my Master went, Clean forspent, forspent. Into the woods my Master came, Forspent with love and shame. But the olives they were not ...Rate it:

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The Ballad of M. T. Nutt and His Dog
Andrew Barton Paterson
The Honourable M. T. Nutt About the bush did jog. Till, passing by a settler's hut, He stopped and bought a dog. Then started homewards full of...Rate it:

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