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Over The Parapet
Robert William Service
All day long when the shells sail over I stand at the sandbags and take my chance; But at night, at night I'm a reckless rover, And over th...Rate it:

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Ralph Waldo Emerson
How much, preventing God! how much I owe To the defenses thou hast round me set: Example, custom, fear, occasional slow, These scorned bondmen were...Rate it:

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Unprecedented What a president did On side pretended Surprise intended Pomp residents bid Oppress indentured Depression consented Press indented S...Rate it:

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The Stones of Gosh
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Now, here is a tale of the Glugs of Gosh, In the end of the year umteen; Of the Glugs of Gosh and their great King Splosh, And Tush, his virtuous ...Rate it:

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A Moral Alphabet (excerpt)
Hilaire Belloc
D: The Dreadful Dinotherium he Will have to do his best for D. The early world observed with awe His back, indented like a saw. His look was ga...Rate it:

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A Narrow Girdle of Rough Stones and Crags
William Wordsworth
A narrow girdle of rough stones and crags, A rude and natural causeway, interposed Between the water and a winding slope Of copse and thicket, l...Rate it:

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Grass From The Battle-Field
Sydney Thompson Dobell
Small sheaf Of withered grass, that hast not yet revealed Thy story, lo! I see thee once more green And growing on the battle-field, On that last d...Rate it:

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Hesiod: or, The Rise of Woman
Thomas Parnell
What ancient times (those times we fancy wise) Have left on long record of woman's rise, What morals teach it, and what fables hide, What author...Rate it:

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Snow Maiden
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blok
She hailed from a very distant country, Nocturnal child of ancient times; She had no kin to greet her entry Not even skies with a welcome shine. A...Rate it:

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The Last Leap
Adam Lindsay Gordon
ALL is over! fleet career, Dash of greyhound slipping thongs, Flight of falcon, bound of deer, Mad hoof-thunder in our rear, Cold air rus...Rate it:

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The Metamorphosis Of Plants
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
THOU art confused, my beloved, at, seeing the thousandfold union Shown in this flowery troop, over the garden dispers'd; any a name dost thou hear...Rate it:

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Verses Written At Bath, On Finding The Heel Of A Shoe
William Cowper
Fortune! I thank thee: gentle goddess! thanks! Not that my muse, though bashful, shall deny She would have thank’d thee rather hadst thou cast A tr...Rate it:

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A Summer Sunrise
James Whitcomb Riley
AFTER LEE O. HARRIS The master-hand whose pencils trace This wondrous landscape of the morn, Is but the sun, whose glowing face Reflects the raptu...Rate it:

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A Working Party
Siegfried Sassoon
Three hours ago he blundered up the trench, Sliding and poising, groping with his boots; Sometimes he tripped and lurched against the walls With...Rate it:

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Break of Day in the Trenches
Isaac Rosenberg
The darkness crumbles away It is the same old druid Time as ever, Only a live thing leaps my hand, A queer sardonic rat, As I pull the parapet'...Rate it:

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Mathilde Blind
ON THE RIVIERA. In tortuous windings up the steep incline The sombre street toils to the village square, Whose antique walls in stone and mouldi...Rate it:

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Sir Henry Newbolt
I sat by the granite pillar, and sunlight fell Where the sunlight fell of old, And the hour was the hour my heart remembered well, And the sermon r...Rate it:

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Comrades An Episode
Robert Nichols
Before, before he was aware The 'Verey' light had risen… on the air in hung glistering.. And he could not stay his hand From moving to the barbed w...Rate it:

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Esther, A Sonnet Sequence: XXIX
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
A glorious triumph. On that day of days When, standing on the summit's utmost edge Of my first mountain--top, I viewed the maze Which I had travell...Rate it:

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Gold and Grey
Harry Crosby
War was romantic in the days of old. The knight rode forth to battle unafraid, Wearing the favour of some royal maid Who loved him for his courage ...Rate it:

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He fell among Thieves
Sir Henry Newbolt
‘Ye have robb’d,’ said he, ‘ye have slaughter’d and made an end, Take your ill-got plunder, and bury the dead: What will ye more of your guest and ...Rate it:

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In Nunhead Cemetary
Charlotte Mary Mew
It is the clay what makes the earth stick to his spade; He fills in holes like this year after year; The others have gone; they were tired, and hal...Rate it:

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In the Trenches
Isaac Rosenberg
I snatched two poppies From the parapet’s ledge, Two bright red poppies That winked on the ledge. Behind my ear I stuck one through, One bloo...Rate it:

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Le poète
Guillaume Apollinaire
Je me souviens ce soir de ce drame indien Le Chariot d'Enfant un voleur y survient Qui pense avant de faire un trou dans la muraille Qu...Rate it:

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Lines Written On Visiting The Chateaux On The Loire
Alfred Austin
I ``River rolling past the grey Battlements of yesterday, Palace strongholds reared by hands Summoned from transalpine lands, Skilled in wedding st...Rate it:

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