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Ulysses and the Siren
Samuel Daniel
Siren. COME, worthy Greek! Ulysses, come, Possess these shores with me: The winds and seas are troublesome, And here we may be free. Here...Rate it:

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The King and the Siren
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The harsh King--Winter--sat upon the hills, And reigned and ruled the earth right royally. He locked the rivers, lakes, and all the rills-- "I a...Rate it:

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Alfred Lord Tennyson
It little profits that an idle king, By this still hearth, among these barren crags, Match'd with an aged wife, I mete and dole Unequal laws unt...Rate it:

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Ulysses' Last Voyage
Dante Alighieri
I launched her with my small remaining band and, putting out to sea, we set the main on that lone ship and said farewell to land. Far to starboar...Rate it:

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Penelope To Ulysses.
Anne Killigrew
Return my dearest Lord, at length return, Let me no longer your sad absence mourn, Ilium in Dust, does no more Work afford, No more Employment for ...Rate it:

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The Song Of The Siren
Marietta Holley
Oh, I am the siren, the siren of the sea, The sea, the wondrous sea, that lies forevermore before; I stand a fairy shape upon the shadow of a cliff...Rate it:

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Sonnet 119: What potions have I drunk of Siren tears
William Shakespeare
What potions have I drunk of Siren tears, Distilled from limbecks foul as hell within, Applying fears to hopes, and hopes to fears, Still losing wh...Rate it:

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The Siren
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
She sung a song; an' I sat silent there, Wiv bofe 'ands grippin' 'ard on me chair; Me 'eart, that yesterdee I thort wus broke Wiv 'umpin sich a 'ea...Rate it:

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A Siren's Call
Kurt Philip Behm
Can prayer overcome karma Can wishes rise above fate Can memory displace what vision instills Can love pass beyond —without hate (Vill...Rate it:

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To A Gentleman And Lady On The Death Of The Lady's Brother And Sister, And A Child Of The Name Of Avis, Aged One Year
Phillis Wheatley
ON Death's domain intent I fix my eyes, Where human nature in vast ruin lies: With pensive mind I search the drear abode, Where the great conqu'ror...Rate it:

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Bruadar And Smith And Glinn
Douglas Hyde
Bruadar and Smith and Glinn, Amen, dear God, I pray, May they lie low in waves of woe, And tortures slow each day! Amen! Bruadar and Smith an...Rate it:

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The Young Rat And His Dam, The Cock And The Cat
Anne Kingsmill Finch
No Cautions of a Matron, Old and Sage, Young Rattlehead to Prudence cou'd engage; But forth the Offspring of her Bed wou'd go, Nor reason gave, ...Rate it:

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The Triumphs Of Philamore And Amoret. To The Noblest Of Our Youth And Best Of Friends, Charles Cotton, Esquire. Being At Berisford, At His House In Straffordshire. From London. A Poem
Richard Lovelace
Sir, your sad absence I complain, as earth Her long-hid spring, that gave her verdures birth, Who now her cheerful aromatick head Shrinks in her co...Rate it:

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Book Thirteenth [Imagination And Taste, How Impaired And Restored Concluded]
William Wordsworth
FROM Nature doth emotion come, and moods Of calmness equally are Nature's gift: This is her glory; these two attributes Are sister horns that const...Rate it:

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Commit This Sin. Again And Again And Again.
Nikhil Parekh
O! Yes. Entirely and Unstoppably passionate was I. After the inscrutably teasing tresses in your ravishing hair; which inevitably compelled my fing...Rate it:

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Yesterday, To-day, and For Ever: Book IV. - The Creation of Angels and of Men
Edward Henry Bickersteth
O tears, ye rivulets that flow profuse Forth from the fountains of perennial love, Love, sympathy, and sorrow, those pure springs Welling in secret...Rate it:

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Book Twelfth [Imagination And Taste, How Impaired And Restored ]
William Wordsworth
LONG time have human ignorance and guilt Detained us, on what spectacles of woe Compelled to look, and inwardly oppressed With sorrow, disappointme...Rate it:

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Bone and Sinew and Brain
John Boyle O'Reilly
YE white-maned waves of the Western Sea, That ride and roll to the strand, Ye strong-winged birds, never forced a-lee By the gales that sweep to...Rate it:

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The King and Queen and I
Henry Lawson
Oh, Scotty, have you visited the Picture Gallery, And did you see the portraits of the King and Queen and me? The portraits made by Longstaff, and ...Rate it:

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Hay and Hell and Booligal
Andrew Barton Paterson
"You come and see me, boys," he said; "You'll find a welcome and a bed And whisky any time you call; Although our township hasn't got The name ...Rate it:

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And The Rains Descended And The Floods Came
Edith Nesbit
NOW the far waves roll nearer and more near, The wind's awake, the pitiless wind's awake, It shrieks the menace that I dare not hear, Soon at my fe...Rate it:

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An heroic address to [Oxford], concerning the combined utility and dignity of military affairs and o
Gabriel Harvey
This is my welcome; this is how I have decided to bid All Hail! to thee and to the other Nobles. Thy splendid fame, great Earl, demands even more...Rate it:

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Bards of Passion and of Mirth, written on the Blank Page before Beaumont and Fletcher's Tragi-Comedy 'The Fair Maid of the Inn'
John Keats
BARDS of Passion and of Mirth, Ye have left your souls on earth! Have ye souls in heaven too, Doubled-lived in regions new? Yes, and those of h...Rate it:

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Canadian Sports and Games and Plays
James McIntyre
Burns sang of joys of Hallowe'en, But in Canada is oft seen By far more jolly times than these, At logging raising, paring bees, For here the youth...Rate it:

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He Mourns For The Change That Has Come Upon Him And His Beloved, And Longs For The End Of The World
William Butler Yeats
DO you not hear me calling, white deer with no horns? I have been changed to a hound with one red ear; I have been in the Path of Stones and the Wo...Rate it:

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