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All Things Can Tempt Me
William Butler Yeats
ALL things can tempt me from this craft of verse: One time it was a woman's face, or worse -- The seeming needs of my fool-driven land; Now nothing...Rate it:

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The Rhymes of Sym
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
there at the Gentlemen's Brimstone Club, I shall tempt you once, I shall tempt you twice, Yet thricRate it:

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Birth-Day Ode 02
Robert Southey
For ever roam your vales around, Nor onward tempt the dangerous way-- For oh--what numerous foeRate it:

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Don't Tease The Lion
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
and fret him Till he roared in rage? Would you tempt his anger And his savage power, Knowing he couRate it:

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Eclogue the Second Hassan
William Taylor Collins
life is dearer than the golden ore. Yet money tempts us o'er the desert brown, To every distant mRate it:

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Padraic Colum
you must not come where we abide, For you would tempt us; we should hear you say: 'Oh, somewhere wRate it:

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The Driver
Friedrich Schiller
their eyes on the raging sea, And none will attempt the goblet to gain. And a third time the questRate it:

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The Pure Norwegian Flag
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
it all pure and artless, By tokens that tempt us unmarred, Is for our will's young manhood Leader aRate it:

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The Squatter's Baccy Famine
James Brunton Stephens
no power to mend his grief; The magazines could tempt no more; “Cut Gold-Leaf” was the only leaf ThRate it:

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Valentine's Day
William Shenstone
yonder grove, Enrich'd with fragrant power, May tempt his vagrant eyes to rove Where blooms the sovRate it:

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Water-Fowl Observed Frequently Over The Lakes Of Rydal And Grasmere
William Wordsworth
in a moment--and as faint again! They tempt the sun to sport amid their plumes; They tempt the watRate it:

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When Heaving On The Stormy Waters
Fyodor Sologub
worlds my blasphemy shall tower; And I shall tempt -- and I shall tempt. Rate it:

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Rabbi Ben Ezra
Robert Browning
age, exempt From strife, should know, than tempt Further. Thou waitedst age: wait death nor be afraRate it:

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To Miss --,
Samuel Johnson
shun, rash youth, the gay alcove, Nor tempt the snares of wily love. When charms thus press on everRate it:

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The Ship-Builders
John Greenleaf Whittier
free; Nor faithless joint nor yawning seam Shall tempt the searching sea! Where'er the keel of our Rate it:

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A Day At Tivoli - Prologue
John Kenyon
in verdant rope their fibres string, As if to tempt the little Loves to swing; Or, tricking silveryRate it:

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A Farewel To America to Mrs. S. W.
Phillis Wheatley
leave thine op'ning charms, O spring, And tempt the roaring main. II. In vain fRate it:

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A Funeral Poem On The Death Of C. E. An Infant Of Twelve Months
Phillis Wheatley
triumphant had possess'd my heart, 'E'er yet the tempter had beguil d my heart, 'E'er yet on sin's Rate it:

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A Girl's Sin - In His Eyes
Francis Thompson
fair injustice did I rue For what I--did not tempt her to? Nor aught the judging maid might win Me Rate it:

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A Hymn To Love
Robert Herrick
and wine, And cakes divine, To strike me I will tempt thee; Which done, no more I'll come before ThRate it:

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A Married Coquette
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
lure love to wake, yet bid it keep under, You tempt us to fall, but bid reason control; And then yoRate it:

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A Sketch
George Gordon Lord Byron
weaken, nor Example spoil, Nor master'd Science tempt her to look down On humbler talents with a piRate it:

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Adieu to Belshanny
William Allingham
the waves; To gather shells on sandy beach, and tempt the gloomy caves; To watch the flowing, ebbRate it:

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Aeolian Harp, The
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
pours such sweet upbraiding, as must needs Tempt to repeat the wrong ! And now, its strings BoldlieRate it:

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All That Love Asks
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
a trust divine And those curled lips that tempt me overmuch Turned where I may not seizeRate it:

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