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Reminiscence
Padraic Colum
masks and kites And paper lanterns with their farthing lights, All in a dim lit window to be seen: Rate it:

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The Gardener LXXVI: The Fair Was On
Rabindranath Tagore
was the bright smile of a girl who bought for a farthing a whistle of palm leaf. The shrill joRate it:

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To Monica Thought Dying
Francis Thompson
to pity and to awe): 'A cup of chocolate, One farthing is the rate, You drink it through a straw.' Rate it:

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A Calendar of Sonnets: June
Helen Hunt Jackson
house no treasure more; Of all her wealth no farthing have to spend On fruit, when once this stinRate it:

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Auguries of Innocence
William Blake
strikes the Summer's Sun. The poor Man's Farthing is worth more Than all the Gold on Afric's Shore.Rate it:

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City of Dreams
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
strictures sententious! There's not a brass farthing in that. And so we'll grow richer and richer Rate it:

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Greedy Richard
Ann Taylor
so at last he did declare, He had not left a farthing there. The beggar turn'd with face of grief,Rate it:

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Greedy Richard
Jane Taylor
so at last he did declare, He had not left a farthing there. The beggar turn'd with face of griefRate it:

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Limbo
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
it mock'd the care Of the old Boat-God for his Farthing Fare ; Tho' Irus' Ghost itself he ne'er froRate it:

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Lob
Edward Thomas
first of all told someone else's wife, For a farthing she'd skin a flint and spoil a knife Worth siRate it:

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Ode to Rae Wilson Esq.
Thomas Hood
laud each other face to face, Till ev'ry farthing-candle ray Conceives itself a great gas-light of Rate it:

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On A Circle
Jonathan Swift
almost in every garden, Nay, in the compass of a farthing. There's neither chariot, coach, nor millRate it:

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On John Dawson, Butler Of C.C.
William Strode
ne'er infusde with single drinke Ile spend a farthing muse; some watry verse Will serve the turne tRate it:

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On The Neglect Of Homer
William Cowper
exclaim, (I fear,) 'Begone! no tramper gets a farthing here.' Rate it:

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Polly
William Brighty Rands
plain. Bribing you With kisses For a few Farthing blisses; Wide awake, As you hear, "MercyRate it:

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The Believer's Jointure : Chapter I.
Ralph Erskine
spent. No partial pay could justice still, No farthing was retrench'd: Vengeance exacted all, untiRate it:

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The Distress'd Travellers; or, Labour in Vain
William Cowper
The dirt we have found Would be an estate at a farthing a pound. IX. Now, Sister Anne, the guitRate it:

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The Ghost
Henry Lawson
ruined, and the broken hearts are strewn. Not a farthing is the value of the honest love you hold;Rate it:

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The Gipsy's Camp
John Clare
fourpence how my die is cast!) Of not a hoarded farthing be possesst, And when all's done, be shoveRate it:

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The Hypnotist
Andrew Barton Paterson
money, and night by night I balance it up to a farthing right: In sooth, 'twould a stranger's souRate it:

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The Ladle. A Tale
Matthew Prior
we toil so hard in Would not avail one single farthing; For when the hero we rehearse To grace his Rate it:

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The Progress Of Marriage
Jonathan Swift
sent excuses. Juno attended at the porch, With farthing candle for a torch, While Mistress Iris helRate it:

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To a Friend
William Shenstone
at most; for wreaths of yore Ne'er signified a farthing more! Till having vainly toil'd to gain it,Rate it:

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To The Reverend William Bull
William Cowper
I saw through midnight vapor The glimm'ring of a farthing taper. O for a succedaneum, then, T' acceRate it:

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