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A Birthday
Frederick George Scott
held the distaff, and one did spin, And one held shears in her fingers thin; Three silent hags Rate it:

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Our Lady of the Sackcloth
Rudyard Kipling
secret Lest any should know and praise – The shears, the palm and the packthread – And labourRate it:

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Sheep-Sheering
James Thomson
rows, The shepherds sit, and whet the sounding shears, The housewife waits to roll her fleecy storeRate it:

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The Discontented Manicure Scissors
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Said the manicure scissors one day, 'The shears always have their own way, And I think it absurd That I am deterred From entering into life's fray....Rate it:

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Death and Dying Words of Poor Mailie, The
Robert Burns
great forbears, For mony a year come thro' the shears: So wives will gie them bits o' bread, An Rate it:

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A Ballad Of François Villon, Prince Of All Ballad-Makers
Algernon Charles Swinburne
death clipt close their flight with shameful shears; Till shifts came short and loves were hard toRate it:

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A Death More Horrific Than What Death Could Ever Be
Nikhil Parekh
robustness in my throat with the satanic garden shears; or whether to truculently blast even the moRate it:

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A Million Dead Blades
Kurt Philip Behm
Wandering into the tall grass With shears not meant to cut I pushed and stepped And stepped and shoved My direction the only thing dashed I wandere...Rate it:

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A Visit To The Asylum
Edna St. Vincent Millay
red, you know. They cut me coloured asters With shears so sharp and neat, They brought me grapes aRate it:

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An Enigma
William Cowper
o’er the fire, A second draws it into wire, The shears another plies; Who clips in length the brazeRate it:

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Arcades
John Milton
Sphears, And sing to those that hold the vital shears, And turn the Adamantine spindle round, On whRate it:

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Australian Engineers
Henry Lawson
sleek importer we slave with the pick and the shears, While hundreds of boys in Australia long toRate it:

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Bec’s Birth-Day Nov. 8, 1726
Jonathan Swift
it for strength: Nor will be able with her shears To cut it off these forty years. Then who says caRate it:

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Bizzare Act On Humanity
Nikhil Parekh
pinned at ends, heaps of razor sharp long shears, heavy metal gleam of savage crowbar, brutal waRate it:

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Book Borrower
Robert William Service
books are tendrils of myself No shears can sever . . . May he who rapes one from its shelf Rate it:

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Deliah
Adam Lindsay Gordon
on your temple, Heed not the faint clash of the shears. It comes !—with the gleam of the lamps on TRate it:

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Farmer Relishes Sugarcane Juice
Nikhil Parekh
crimson apple, he now took a slender pair of shears alongwith bare blades of country knife, sliceRate it:

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Henry C. Calhoun
Edgar Lee Masters
shuttle, Then quickly snatch from Atropos The shears and cut it, lest your sons, And the children oRate it:

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Holy-Cross Day
Robert Browning
your years To handsel the bishop's shaving-shears? Fair play's a jewel! Leave friends in the lurchRate it:

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How Polly Paid For Her Keep
Barcroft Henry Thomas Boake
Polly's no end of a swell (you Must know Jimmy shears fifty thousand odd sheep) - But I'm clean oRate it:

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In Memory Of Eva Gore-Booth And Con Markiewicz
William Butler Yeats
one a gazelle. But a raving autumn shears Blossom from the summer's wreath; The older is condemned Rate it:

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Julie Claire
Robert William Service
wench with scorn was duly shorn; Our Marie the shears would weld, And Julie's head with ringlets shRate it:

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Life, Love And Humanity
Nikhil Parekh
of a hopelessly diminutive extradition, Shears; Blades; and piquantly unfathomable sharpness; forRate it:

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Lycidas
John Milton
blaze, Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. RBut not the prRate it:

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MacCracken
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
makes shift to scarify, And fleece with pliant shears the slumbering “green.” There he has lied, tRate it:

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