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Ode to Meditation
Mary Darby Robinson
unnumber'd woes; He blesses HEAV'N's benign decree, That gave his days to PEACE and THEE. The gRate it:

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The Destroying Angel
William Topaz McGonagall
city, Which is, my friend, the God of Heaven's decree." Then from my bed in fear I arose, And quiRate it:

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16. Of Gluttony and Feasting
Sebastian Brant
to dance in revelry. To Aaron’s sons did God decree That abstinent and chaste they be And that to Rate it:

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Ch 01 Manner of Kings Story 22
Sa di
them immense wealth. The qazi issued a judicial decree that it is permissible to shed the blood of Rate it:

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Lines Addressed To A Young Lady
George Gordon Lord Byron
thy beauty's throne, What punishment wilt thou decree? Might I perform the judge's part, The seRate it:

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On The Discoveries Of Captain Lewis (January 14, 1807)
Joel Barlow
of the nation proclaim, And all ages resound the decree: Let our occident stream bear the young herRate it:

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Paradise Lost: Book 10
John Milton
of all, believing lies Against his Maker; no decree of mine Concurring to necessitate his fall, Rate it:

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Paradise Lost: Book X
John Milton
accepted Son, Obtain, all thy request was my Decree: But longer in that Paradise to dwell, The Law Rate it:

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The Idolators
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
I beheld the End of Things. I heard the Last Decree Pronounced on all the World that Is, and Was, Rate it:

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The March to the Sea
Herman Melville
their channels. Enforced their own decree, And their power met nothing larger Rate it:

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The Speeding Of The King's Spite
James Whitcomb Riley
LAND.' But the King, sad sooth! in this grim decree Had a motive low and mean;-- 'Twas a royal pieRate it:

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Vashti
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
her head upon her hand And heard the King's decree -- "My lords are feasting in my halls; Bid VaRate it:

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Artemis To Actaeon
Edith Wharton
couldst not live Nor look on me (so the divine decree)! That saw’st me in the cloud, the wave, the Rate it:

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Ballade Of The Bookworm
Andrew Lang
submissive to thy will, Ah grant, by some benign decree, The Books I loved--to love them still. Rate it:

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Fashion
Ada Cambridge
outside. Some day the little great god will decree That overmuch connotes the underbred, That pampRate it:

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The Box
Lascelles Abercrombie
And labeled 'Kindly do not touch; it's war.' A decree was issued round about, and all with a flouRate it:

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The Cross-Roads
Henry Lawson
at times It was not all my fault. To Heaven’s decree I would not bow, And I sank very low— The biRate it:

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Rural Elegance, An Ode to the Late Duchess of Somerset
William Shenstone
endures not to disclose; Alas! her unreversed decree, More comprehensive and more free, Her lavish Rate it:

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A Song Of Eternity In Time
Sidney Lanier
silent stood, Amazed that any heavens could Decree to part us, bitterly repining. My Love, inRate it:

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Samson Agonistes (excerpts)
John Milton
over all," Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree? The sun to me is dark And silent as the mRate it:

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A Description Of One Of The Pieces Of Tapistry At Long-Leat
Anne Kingsmill Finch
and Prayer, Acknowledging th' Omnipotent Decree, Yet soft CRate it:

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A Fact, And An Imagination, Or, Canute And Alfred, On The Seashore
William Wordsworth
was the Sea; Her waves rolled on, respecting his decree Less than they heed a breath of wanton air.Rate it:

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A Leaf
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
my pulses sent. Again you were mine by Love’s decree: So for a moment it seemed last night, WhenRate it:

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A Legacy
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
high power thou ow'st it, son of man, By whose decree the earth its circuit ran And all the planetsRate it:

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A Letter to Her Husband
Anne Bradstreet
ever stay, and go not thence, Till nature's sad decree shall call thee hence; Flesh of thy flesh, bRate it:

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