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The Woodman And The Nightingale
Percy Bysshe Shelley
A woodman whose rough heart was out of tune (I think such hearts yet never came to good) Hated to hear, under the stars or moon, One nightingale i...Rate it:

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The Owl And The Lark
Alfred Austin
A grizzled owl at midnight moped Where thick the ivy glistened; So I, who long have vainly groped For wisdom, leaned and listened. Its perch was f...Rate it:

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Sleep And Poetry
John Keats
As I lay in my bed slepe full unmete Was unto me, but why that I ne might Rest I ne wist, for there n'as erthly wight [As I suppose] had more of he...Rate it:

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Love And Death
Count Giacomo Leopardi
Children of Fate, in the same breath Created were they, Love and Death. Such fair creations ne'er were seen, Or here below, or in the heaven serene...Rate it:

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My Heart and I
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I. ENOUGH ! we're tired, my heart and I. We sit beside the headstone thus, And wish that name were carved for us. The moss reprints more t...Rate it:

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A Dialogue Of Self And Soul
William Butler Yeats
i{My Soul} I summon to the winding ancient stair; Set all your mind upon the steep ascent, Upon the broken, crumbling battlement, Upon the breathle...Rate it:

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To the Noblest and Best of Ladies, the Countess of Denbigh
Richard Crashaw
Persuading her to resolution in religion, and to Render herself without further delay into the Communion of the Catholic Church What Heaven-entre...Rate it:

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Sunlight And Sea
Alfred Noyes
Give me the sunlight and the sea And who shall take my heaven from me? Light of the Sun, Life of the Sun, O happy, bold companion, Whose golden la...Rate it:

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The Woman And The Angel
Robert William Service
An angel was tired of heaven, as he lounged in the golden street; His halo was tilted sideways, and his harp lay mute at his feet; So the Master st...Rate it:

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Upon The Hill And Grove At Bill-borow
Andrew Marvell
To the Lord Fairfax. See how the arched Earth does here Rise in a perfect Hemisphere! The stiffest Compass could not strike A line more circular a...Rate it:

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A Bird and flower upon the tree
Augusta Davies Webster
A bird and flower upon the tree, Sweet peony and oriole, Each of them a perfect soul, Song and sweetness manifest The bird and flower we love the b...Rate it:

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The Poet And The Children
John Greenleaf Whittier
LONGFELLOW. WITH a glory of winter sunshine Over his locks of gray, In the old historic mansion He sat on his last birthday; With his books and h...Rate it:

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And love has changed to kindliness
Rupert Brooke
When love has changed to kindliness -- Oh, love, our hungry lips, that press So tight that Time's an old god's dream Nodding in heaven, and whisper...Rate it:

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Old And New Year Ditties
Christina Georgina Rossetti
New Year met me somewhat sad: Old Year leaves me tired, Stripped of favourite things I had Baulked of much desired: Yet farther on my road to-day G...Rate it:

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St. Mawgan Church and Lanhern Nunnery, Cornwall
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
The old Mansion of Lanhern belonged to the Lords Arundell, of Wardour. It was given in 1794 by Henry Eighth, Lord Arundell, as an asylum for a conv...Rate it:

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Fancy and the Poet
Susanna Strickland Moodie
Poet -- Enchanting spirit! -- at thy votive shrine I lowly bend a simple wreath to twine; O Come from the ideal world and ...Rate it:

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How Púrándukht ascended the Throne and slew Pirúz
Hakim Abu'l-Qasim Ferdowsi Tusi Firdowsi
'Tis but crude policy when women rule, But yet there was a lady-Púrándukht- Surviving of the lineage of Sásán, And well read in the royal volume: h...Rate it:

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Love's Apparition and Evanishment: An Allegoric Romance
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Like a lone Arab, old and blind, Some caravan had left behind, Who sits beside a ruin'd well, Where the shy sand-asps bask and swell; ...Rate it:

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Love And Madness
Thomas Campbell
Hark ! from the battlements of yonder tower The solemn bell has tolled the midnight hour ! Roused from drear visions of distempered sleep, Poor Bro...Rate it:

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To a Blackbird and His Mate Who Died in the Spring
Joyce Kilmer
(For Kenton) An iron hand has stilled the throats That throbbed with loud and rhythmic glee And dammed the flood of silver notes That drenched ...Rate it:

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Home And Love
Robert William Service
Just Home and Love! the words are small Four little letters unto each; And yet you will not find in all The wide and gracious range of speech Two m...Rate it:

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The Song of Right and Wrong
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Feast on wine or fast on water And your honour shall stand sure, God Almighty's son and daughter He th...Rate it:

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My Baby and the Rose
Ida McCormick
A rose tree grew by the garden wall, And its highest blossom was just as tall As my baby's curly head; A lovely, fragrant, perfect rose,- But sweet...Rate it:

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Sir Launcelot and Queen Guinevere
Alfred Lord Tennyson
LIKE souls that balance joy and pain, With tears and smiles from heaven again The maiden Spring upon the plain Came in a sun-lit fall of rain. ...Rate it:

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The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part III: Gods And False Gods: LIV
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
HE DESIRES THE IMPOSSIBLE If it were possible the fierce sun should, Standing in heaven unloved, companionless, Enshrinèd be in some white--bosomed...Rate it:

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