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Tasker Norcross
Edwin Arlington Robinson
“Whether all towns and all who live in them— So long as they be somewhere in this world That we in our complacency call ours— Are more or less t...Rate it:

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The Black Bordered Letter
Henry Lawson
An’ SO ’e’s dead in London, An’ answered to the call, An’ trotted through the Long Street, With ’earse an’ plumes an’ all? We was village boys an’ ...Rate it:

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The Garden of Janus
Aleister Crowley
I The cloud my bed is tinged with blood and foam. The vault yet blazes with the sun Writhing above the West, brave hippodrome Whose gladiators sho...Rate it:

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The Ghost’s Petition
Christina Georgina Rossetti
'There's a footstep coming: look out and see,' 'The leaves are falling, the wind is calling; No one cometh across the lea.'— 'There's a footstep c...Rate it:

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The Grammarians Funeral
Benjamin Tompson
Eight Parts of Speech this Day wear Mourning Gowns Declin'd Verbs, Pronouns, Participles, Nouns. And not declined, Adverbs and Conjunctions, In Lil...Rate it:

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The Magnificance Of Christ
Mario William Vitale
God's power works best in my weakness God pours out himself by the holy spirit my faith makes me whole in spirit, soul & body I empty my mind o...Rate it:

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The Missionary
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
It is a glorious task to seek, Where misery droops the patient head : Where tears are on the widow’s cheek, Where weeps the mourner o’er the dead....Rate it:

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The Nativity of Christ
Robert Southwell
Behold the father is his daughter's son, The bird that built the nest is hatched therein, The old of years an hour hath not outrun, Eternal life to...Rate it:

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The Shell
Isabella Valancy Crawford
O little, whisp'ring, murm'ring shell, say cans't thou tell to me Good news of any stately ship that sails upon the sea? I press my ear, O little s...Rate it:

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The Song Of The Happy Shepherd
William Butler Yeats
THE woods of Arcady are dead, And over is their antique joy; Of old the world on dreaming fed; Grey Truth is now her painted toy; Yet still she tur...Rate it:

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The Straight Griffin
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
''Eroes? Orright. You 'ave it 'ow yeh like. Throw up yer little 'at an' come the glad; But not too much 'Three-'Earty-Cheers' fer Mike; There's oth...Rate it:

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The Sword
Isabella Valancy Crawford
THE FORGING OF THE SWORD. At the forging of the Sword-- The mountain roots were stirr'd, Like the heart-beats of a bird; Like flax the tall trees ...Rate it:

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Troilus And Criseyde: Book 03
Geoffrey Chaucer
Incipit prohemium tercii libri. O blisful light of whiche the bemes clere Adorneth al the thridde hevene faire! O sonnes lief, O Ioves doughter ...Rate it:

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Variations of Greek Themes
Edwin Arlington Robinson
I A HAPPY MAN (Carphyllides) When these graven lines you see, Traveler, do not pity me; Though I be among the dead, Let no mournful word be sai...Rate it:

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Woman
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Give us that grand word ‘woman’ once again, And let’s have done with ‘lady’: one’s a term Full of fine force, strong, beautiful, and firm, Fit fo...Rate it:

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A Child's Nightmare
Robert Graves
Through long nursery nights he stood By my bed unwearying, Loomed gigantic, formless, queer, Purring in my haunted ear That same hideous nightmare ...Rate it:

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The Troubadour. Canto 4 E (Reunion)
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
AND praise rang forth, the prize is won, Young minstrel, thou hast equal none! They led him to the lady's seat, And knelt he down at EVA'S feet; Sh...Rate it:

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Bereft
Robert Frost
Where had I heard this wind before Change like this to a deeper roar? What would it take my standing there for, Holding open a restive door, Lookin...Rate it:

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The Legend of Mirth
Rudyard Kipling
The Four Archangels, so the legends tell, Raphael, Gabriel, Michael, Azrael, Being first of those to whom the Power was shown Stood first of all th...Rate it:

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George and the Dragon
Marriott Edgar
I'll tell you the tale of an old country pub As fancied itself up to date, It had the word " Garage" wrote on t' stable door And a petrol pump ou...Rate it:

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A Dedication
Robert Burns
Expect na, sir, in this narration, A fleechin, fleth'rin Dedication, To roose you up, an' ca' you guid, An' sprung o' great an' noble bluid, Be...Rate it:

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A Legend of Service
Henry Van Dyke
It pleased the Lord of Angels (praise His name!) To hear, one day, report from those who came With pitying sorrow, or exultant joy, To tell of eart...Rate it:

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A Maiden's Secret
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I have written this day down in my heart As the sweetest day in the season; From all of the others I've set it apart--- But I will not tell you ...Rate it:

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Abd-El-Kader At Toulon Or, The Caged Hawk
William Makepeace Thackeray
No more, thou lithe and long-winged hawk, of desert-life for thee; No more across the sultry sands shalt thou go swooping free: Blunt idle talons, ...Rate it:

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An Island
Edwin Arlington Robinson
(SAINT HELENA, 1821) Take it away, and swallow it yourself. Ha! Look you, there’s a rat. Last night there were a dozen on that shelf, And two o...Rate it:

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