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The Lepracaun or Fairy Shoemaker
William Allingham
Little Cowboy, what have you heard, Up on the lonely rath's green mound? Only the plaintive yellow bird Sighing in sultry fields around, Chary, ch...Rate it:

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A Woman's Way
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Women is strange. You take my tip; I'm wise. I know enough to know I'll never know The 'uman female mind, or wot su'prise They 'as in store to bri...Rate it:

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France
Rudyard Kipling
Broke to every known mischance, lifted over all By the light sane joy of life, the buckler of the Gaul, Furious in luxury, merciless in toil, Terr...Rate it:

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The Merchantmen
Rudyard Kipling
King Solomon drew merchantmen, Because of his desire For peacocks, apes, and ivory, From Tarshish unto Tyre: With cedars out of Lebanon Which Hi...Rate it:

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Pitch Black Skies
Nicholas Alahverdian
the depths of hell I have visited to and fro, traveling about making a deliberate scene and slicing my way through all the way to you. being shall...Rate it:

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A Matter Of Degree
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
B. SMITH would most undoubtedly be very, very cross If some rude person called him Jap, and yet, I'm at a loss To see how he could argue otherwise ...Rate it:

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A Satire, in Imitation of the Third of Juvenal
John Oldham
1Though much concern'd to leave my dear old friend, 2I must however his design commend 3Of fixing in the country: for were I 4As free to choose my ...Rate it:

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A Tragic Story
William Makepeace Thackeray
There lived a sage in days of yore, And he a handsome pigtail wore; But wondered much and sorrowed more, Because it hung behind him. He mused ...Rate it:

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African Interlude
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
I t'inkin' da war now go for stop Between Black Sammo, da slush, An' Nicko, da boss of da fry-fish shop. All sound of da conflic' hush Since da cor...Rate it:

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An English Ballad, On The Taking Of Namur, By The King Of Great Britain
Matthew Prior
Dulce est desipere in loco. Some Folks are drunk, yet do not know it: So might not Bacchus give You Law? Was it a Muse, O lofty Poet, Or Virgin o...Rate it:

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An Inventor
Augusta Davies Webster
Not yet! I thought this time 'twas done at last, the workings perfected, the life in it; and there's the flaw again, the petty flaw, the frett...Rate it:

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Christmas At Sea
Robert Louis Stevenson
The sheets were frozen hard, and they cut the naked hand; The decks were like a slide, where a seaman scarce could stand; The wind was a nor'wester...Rate it:

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Don Juan: Canto The Fifth
George Gordon Lord Byron
When amatory poets sing their loves In liquid lines mellifluously bland, And pair their rhymes as Venus yokes her doves, They little think what mis...Rate it:

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Gloucester Moods
William Vaughn Moody
A mile behind is Gloucester town Where the flishing fleets put in, A mile ahead the land dips down And the woods and farms begin. Here, where t...Rate it:

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Little Mack
Eugene Field
This talk about the journalists that run the East is bosh, We've got a Western editor that's little, but, O gosh! He lives here in Mizzoora where t...Rate it:

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No Power On Earth
Billy Bennett
The British Empire has a flag that flies throughout the World And no power on earth can pull it down It stands for peace and liberty where e’er our...Rate it:

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Opus Null
Jean Arp
1 Ich bin der große Derdiedas das rigorose Regiment der Ozonstengel prima Qua der anonyme Einprozent. Das P. P. Tit und auch die Po Posaune ohne Mu...Rate it:

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Rose
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
'Ah, wot's the use?' she sez. 'Lea' me alone! Why can't I go to 'ell in my own way? I never arst you 'ere to mag an' moan. Nor yet,' she sez, 'to ...Rate it:

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Sea Ballad - From
Sydney Thompson Dobell
“HOW many?” said our good Captain. “Twenty sail and more.” We were homeward bound, Scudding in a gale with our jib towards the Nore. Ri...Rate it:

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The Bridge: Cutty Sark
Harold Hart Crane
I met a man in South Street, tall— a nervous shark tooth swung on his chain. His eyes pressed through green glass —green glasses, or bar ligh...Rate it:

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The Captain
John McCrae
Here all the day she swings from tide to tide, Here all night long she tugs a rusted chain, A masterless hulk that was a ship of ...Rate it:

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The Captain and the Mermaids
William Schwenck Gilbert
I SING a legend of the sea, So hard-a-port upon your lee! A ship on starboard tack! She's bound upon a private cruise - (This is the kind of spice ...Rate it:

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The Convicts' Ball
Ambrose Bierce
San Quentin was brilliant. Within the halls Of the noble pile with the frowning walls (God knows they've enough to make them frown, With a Governor...Rate it:

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The Dead Ship Of Harpswell
John Greenleaf Whittier
What flecks the outer gray beyond The sundown's golden trail? The white flash of a sea-bird's wing, Or gleam of slanting sail? Let young eyes watch...Rate it:

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The Faltering Knight
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
It knocks me can in, this ere game uv life, A bloke gets born, grows up, looks round fer fun, Dreams dilly dreams, then wakes to find a wife An' fa...Rate it:

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