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Baby Bell
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
I Have you not heard the poets tell How came the dainty Baby Bell Into this world of ours? The gates of heaven were left ajar: With folded hands a...Rate it:

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Epilogue--To The Poet's Sitter
Francis Thompson
Wherein he excuseth himself for the manner of the Portrait. Alas! now wilt thou chide, and say (I deem), My figured descant hides the simple theme...Rate it:

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M'Fingal - Canto IV
John Trumbull
Now Night came down, and rose full soon That patroness of rogues, the Moon; Beneath whose kind protecting ray, Wolves, brute and human, prowl for p...Rate it:

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M'Fingal - Canto I
John Trumbull
When Yankies, skill'd in martial rule, First put the British troops to school; Instructed them in warlike trade, And new manoeuvres of parade, The ...Rate it:

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A Sourdough Story
Robert William Service
Hark to the Sourdough story, told at sixty below, When the pipes are lit and we smoke and spit Into the campfire glow. Rugged are we and hoary, and...Rate it:

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Dark Glasses
Robert William Service
Sweet maiden, why disguise The beauty of your eyes With glasses black? Although I'm well aware That you are more than fair, All...Rate it:

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Elegy On Partridge
Jonathan Swift
Well; 'tis as Bickerstaff has guess'd, Though we all took it for a jest: Partridge is dead; nay more, he died Ere he could prove the good 'squire l...Rate it:

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Ode to W. Kitchener, M.D.
Thomas Hood
Author of The Cook's Oracle, Observations on Vocal Music, The Art of Invigorating and Prolonging Life, Practical Observations on Telescopes, Opera...Rate it:

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On Imagination
Phillis Wheatley
THY various works, imperial queen, we see, How bright their forms! how deck'd with pomp by thee! Thy wond'rous acts in beauteous order stand,...Rate it:

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Table Talk
William Cowper
A. You told me, I remember, glory, built On selfish principles, is shame and guilt; The deeds that men admire as half divine, Stark naught, because...Rate it:

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The Authors: A Satire
Richard Savage
Bright Arts, abus'd, like Gems, receive their Flaws; Physick has Quacks, and Quirks obscure the Laws. Fables to shade Historic Truths combine, And ...Rate it:

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The Autumn-Spirit.
William Billington
Now the Autumn-Spirit reigneth over mountain, vale and plain, And the Earth, bedecked with symbols of the Autumn-Spirit's reign, Makes us think abo...Rate it:

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The Baldness Of Chewed-Ear
Robert William Service
When Chewed-ear Jenkins got hitched up to Guinneyveer McGee, His flowin' locks, ye recollect, wuz frivolous an' free; But in old Hymen's jack-pot, ...Rate it:

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The Crusaders
Edward George Dyson
What price yer humble, Dicko Smith, in gaudy putties girt, With sand-blight in his optics, and much leaner than he started, Round the 'Oly Land...Rate it:

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The Hind and the Panther: Part I (excerpts)
John Dryden
A milk-white Hind, immortal and unchang'd, Fed on the lawns, and in the forest rang'd; Without unspotted, innocent within, She fear'd no d...Rate it:

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To Mr. Tilman After He Had Taken Orders
John Donne
THOU, whose diviner soul hath caused thee now To put thy hand unto the holy plough, Making lay-scornings of the ministry Not an impediment, but ...Rate it:

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To The Rainbow
Thomas Campbell
Triumphal arch, that fill'st the sky When storms prepare to part, I ask not proud Philosophy To teach me what thou art; - Still seem; as to my chi...Rate it:

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Truth
William Cowper
Man, on the dubious waves of error toss'd, His ship half founder'd, and his compass lost, Sees, far as human optics may command, A sleeping fog, an...Rate it:

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The Mortal Lease
Edith Wharton
I Because the currents of our love are poured Through the slow welter of the primal flood From some blind source of monster-haunted mud, And flung...Rate it:

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A Song for Old Love
Muriel Stuart
There shall be a song for both of us that day Though fools say you have long outlived your songs, And when, perhaps, because your hair is grey, You...Rate it:

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Audley Court
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Audley Court ‘The Bull, the Fleece are cramm’d, and not a room For love or money. Let us picnic there At Audley Court.’ I spoke, while Audley fe...Rate it:

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Dance Of The Seasons
Harriet Monroe
I—Spring Allegro Wake ! wake ! Out of the snow and the mist, In rain-wet wind-blown gauze Of amber and amethyst, Cometh Spring like a girl. T...Rate it:

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Demeter and Persephone
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Faint as a climate-changing bird that flies All night across the darkness, and at dawn Falls on the threshold of her native land, And can no more, ...Rate it:

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In February
Alice Meynell
Rich meanings of the prophet-Spring adorn, Unseen, this colourless sky of folded showers, And folded winds; no blossom in the bowers; A poet's f...Rate it:

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In the Room
James Thomson
'Ceste insignefable et tragicque comedie' RABELMS. I The sun was down, and twilight grey Filled half the air; but in the room, Whose curtain had ...Rate it:

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