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A Military Incident
Ambrose Bierce
Dawn heralded the coming sun Fort Douglas was computing The minutes-and the sunrise gun Was manned for his saluting. The gunner at that firearm st...Rate it:

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An heroic address to [Oxford], concerning the combined utility and dignity of military affairs and o
Gabriel Harvey
This is my welcome; this is how I have decided to bid All Hail! to thee and to the other Nobles. Thy splendid fame, great Earl, demands even more...Rate it:

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Old Town Types
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
I can not recall his heyday; for I knew him in the day When his curly hair had thinned a bit, his waxed moustache grown grey. That he kept the loca...Rate it:

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The Battle of Omdurman
William Topaz McGonagall
Ye Sons of Great Britain! come join with me And King in praise of the gallant British Armie, That behaved right manfully in the Soudan, At the grea...Rate it:

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I'M AN IRISH REPUBLICAN
Liam O Comáin
~~~ I am an Irish republican for my nation is prevented From self- determining our own future because of British military and political occupatio...Rate it:

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The Bullfinch
Gavril Romanovich Derzhavin
Why do you strike up songs military Fife-like, o, bullfinch, my friend? Who'll take the lead in our fight with Hell's forces? Who will command us?...Rate it:

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The Funeral of the Late Prince Henry of Battenberg
William Topaz McGonagall
Alas! Prince Henry of Battenberg is dead! And, I hope, has gone to heaven, its streets to tread, And to sing with God's saints above, Where all is ...Rate it:

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Suffered Women in WW1
Julia Nastasi
My life is great, much better than before; I have a husband and two kids that I just adore. It’s a dream of mine to watch my kids grow, Into young ...Rate it:

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Alexandreis
Anne Killigrew
I Sing the Man that never Equal knew, Whose Mighty Arms all Asia did subdue, Whose Conquests through the spacious World do ring, That City-Raser...Rate it:

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A Meditation On Rhode-Island Coal
William Cullen Bryant
I sat beside the glowing grate, fresh heaped With Newport coal, and as the flame grew bright --The many-coloured flame--and played and leaped, I th...Rate it:

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A poem on divine revelation
Hugh Henry Brackenridge
This is a day of happiness, sweet peace, And heavenly sunshine; upon which conven'd In full assembly fair, once more we view, And hail with voic...Rate it:

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A Protestant Republican
Liam Comáin
~~~ I am proud to be a Protestant As I am proud to be Irish As I am proud to be a republican In the pursuit of Irish freedom. ~ This admission I no...Rate it:

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Andrew Jackson
Julia A Moore
On the life of Andrew Jackson, Now dear people I will write, And in sketches, I will tell you His career with great delight. His career on earth is...Rate it:

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Boots
Andrew Barton Paterson
We've travelled per Joe Gardiner, a humping of our swag In the country of the Gidgee and Belar. We've swum the Di'mantina with our raiment in a b...Rate it:

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Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 05
Sa di
I saw at the palace-gate of Oglimish the son of a military officer who was endued with marvellous intellect, sagacity, perception and shrewdness; a...Rate it:

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Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 50
Sa di
A disciple without intention is a lover without money; a traveller without knowledge is a bird without wings; a scholar without practice is a tree ...Rate it:

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Daniel SchjÖtz
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
(DIED OF OVER-EXERTION AS VOLUNTEER MILITARY-SURGEON, 1864) He gave heed to no Great Power But the one that God we call. Hastening on to death's h...Rate it:

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Don Juan: Canto the First
George Gordon Lord Byron
I I want a hero: an uncommon want, When every year and month sends forth a new one, Till, after cloying the gazettes with cant, ...Rate it:

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Eheu Fugaces -- !
William Schwenck Gilbert
The air is charged with amatory numbers - Soft madrigals, and dreamy lovers' lays. Peace, peace, old heart! Why waken from its slumbers The aching...Rate it:

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Expostulation
William Cowper
Why weeps the muse for England? What appears In England's case to move the muse to tears? From side to side of her delightful isle Is she not cloth...Rate it:

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Farewell To Malta
George Gordon Lord Byron
Adieu, ye joys of La Valette! Adieu, sirocco, sun, and sweat! Adieu, thou palace rarely enter'd! Adieu, ye mansions where I've ventured! Adieu, ye ...Rate it:

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Ferdinando and Elvira
William Schwenck Gilbert
PART I. At a pleasant evening party I had taken down to supper One whom I will call ELVIRA, and we talked of love and TUPPER, MR. TUPPER and the ...Rate it:

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General Gordon, the Hero of Khartoum
William Topaz McGonagall
Alas! now o'er the civilised world there hangs a gloom For brave General Gordon, that was killed in Khartoum, He was a Christian hero, and a soldie...Rate it:

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Give Me The Splendid, Silent Sun
Walt Whitman
GIVE me the splendid silent sun, with all his beams full-dazzling; Give me juicy autumnal fruit, ripe and red from the orchard; Give me a...Rate it:

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Guilt and Sorrow
William Wordsworth
I A traveller on the skirt of Sarum's Plain Pursued his vagrant way, with feet half bare; Stooping his gait, but not as if to gain Help from t...Rate it:

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