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Thou Art Indeed Just, Lord, If I Contend
Gerard Manley Hopkins
&c. Thou art indeed just, Lord, if I contend With thee; but, sir, so what I plead is just. Why do Rate it:

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In the Holy Nativity of our Lord
Richard Crashaw
A cold, and not too cleanly, manger? Contend, ye powers of heav'n and earth, To fit a bed Rate it:

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A Woman's Last Word
Robert Browning
I. Let's contend no more, Love, Strive nor weep: All be as before, Love, ---Only sleep! II. What so wild as words are? I and thou In deba...Rate it:

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As I Sat Alone By Blue Ontario's Shores
Walt Whitman
nations, Crying, Leap from your seats, and contend for your lives! I am he who walks the StaRate it:

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Life Or Death
Kurt Philip Behm
devil’s design Salvation, damnation souls to contend To live or to die —to start or to end Rate it:

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A day after Chrismas
Odey-Agba Itite Emmanuel
the big day have early quarter of next year to contend with. Those who eat without control, going iRate it:

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The Anti Christ Political Party.
Liam Ó Comáin
in reality is a bigoted Anti-Catholic party who contend that the Pope is Anti-Christ. A party whichRate it:

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In Camp Before Philippsburg
cannons rend While warriors with fierce rage contend, The thoughtless French drink, laugh, and singRate it:

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To Angelo Mai,
Count Giacomo Leopardi
befriend? Or does Fate vainly with man's will contend? Without the lofty counsel of the gods, It sRate it:

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A Dialogue At Fiesole
Alfred Austin
melody hath flown. SHE. Dare I with you contend in metaphor, It might not be so fanciful to show Rate it:

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A Dialogue between Old England and New
Anne Bradstreet
offend? 36 Do Maud and Stephen for the Crown contend? 37 Do Barons rise and side against their Rate it:

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A Farewell
Alfred Austin
unknown Future wend intrepid way, Framed to contend and cope With perils new by vanished yesterday,Rate it:

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A Letter To The Same Person
Anne Kingsmill Finch
you see impatient of your Stay Soft Hopes contend with Fears of sad Delay; Love in a thousand fonRate it:

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A Pastoral Ode. To the Hon. Sir Richard Lyttleton
William Shenstone
dazzled eyes astray; But who, alas! will dare contend, If beauty add, or merit blend, Its more illuRate it:

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A Poem On The Last Day - Book III
Edward Young
grasp with eagerness the means of grace; Contend for mercy with a pious rage, And in that moment toRate it:

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A Political Apostate
Ambrose Bierce
the hesitating dunce. The Titans on the heights contend full soon On this side Webster and on that Rate it:

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A Royal Home-Coming
Alfred Austin
mind with mind, and strand with generous strand, Contend and trade. And, though the shade of treasRate it:

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After Marriage
Nikhil Parekh
leaving me in the realms of obsolete oblivion to contend with the dust and demons. Before marriageRate it:

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AN ELEGY Upon the most victorious King of Sweden Gustavus Adolphus
Henry King
and Infinite: So did thy Fate and honour now contend To match thy brave beginning with thy end. Rate it:

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An EPISTLE From A Gentleman To Madam Deshouliers
Anne Kingsmill Finch
the Happiness I taste, Let any jealous Doubts contend: Her Friendship is secure to last, BeginRate it:

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An Ode To The King, At His Returning From Scotland To The Queen, After His Coronation There
Sir Henry Wotton
Hopes so timely sown; Long may they both contend to prove, That best of Crowns is such a Love. Rate it:

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Aspirants Three
Ambrose Bierce
prize, for I Would wrest it from him. Let us not contend, But friendliwise by stipulation fix A slaRate it:

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At Any Cost
Kurt Philip Behm
speech unto the warden, whose words may not contend Our patriotic burden, its truth we must deRate it:

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At crow's nest pass
Emily Pauline Johnson
half-high, suspend Their shifting vapours, and contend With rocks that suffer not defeat; And Rate it:

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Atalanta's Race
William Morris
bore. But on this day with whom shall he contend? A maid stood by him like Diana clad When in the Rate it:

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