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Of the Mean and Sure Estate
David McKee Wright
My mother's maids, when they did sew and spin, They sang sometime a song of the field mouse, That, for because her livelood was but thin, Would ne...Rate it:

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Of the Mean and Sure Estate Written to John Poins
Sir Thomas Wyatt
My mother's maids, when they did sew and spin, They sang sometime a song of the field mouse, That, for because her livelood was but thin, Would ...Rate it:

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Satire II:The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse
Sir Thomas Wyatt
MY mother's maids, when they did sew and spin, They sang sometime a song of the field mouse, That for because her livelood was but thin ...Rate it:

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Sword Blades And Poppy Seed
Amy Lowell
A drifting, April, twilight sky, A wind which blew the puddles dry, And slapped the river into waves That ran and hid among the staves Of an old wh...Rate it:

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The Borough. Letter X: Clubs And Social Meetings
George Crabbe
YOU say you envy in your calm retreat Our social Meetings;--'tis with joy we meet. In these our parties you are pleased to find Good sense and wit,...Rate it:

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The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
William Blake
THE ARGUMENT RINTRAH roars and shakes his fires in the burdenM air, Hungry clouds swag on the deep. Once meek, and in a perilous path The j...Rate it:

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Anelida and Arcite
Geoffrey Chaucer
Thou ferse god of armes, Mars the rede, That in the frosty contre called Trace, Within thy grisly temple ful of drede Honoured art as patroun of th...Rate it:

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Our Mistress and Our Queen
Henry Lawson
We set no right above hers, No earthly light nor star, She hath had many lovers, But not as lovers are: They all were gallant fellows And died all ...Rate it:

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Sacred And Profane Love
Alfred Austin
In the dark shadow of the windless pines Whose gloomy glory lines the obsequies Of the gaunt Claudian Aqueduct along The lone Campagna to sepulchra...Rate it:

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The Cock And The Fox: Or, The Tale Of The Nun's Priest
John Dryden
There lived, as authors tell, in days of yore, A widow, somewhat old, and very poor; Deep in a dale her cottage lonely stood, Well thatched, and un...Rate it:

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The Lover And The Moon
Paul Laurence Dunbar
A LOVER whom duty called over the wave, With himself communed: 'Will my love be true If left to herself? Had I better not sue Some friend to watch ...Rate it:

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Up And Down Old Brandywine
James Whitcomb Riley
Up and down old Brandywine, In the days 'at's past and gone-- With a dad-burn hook-and line And a saplin' pole--swawn! I've had more fun, to the sq...Rate it:

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Hermann And Dorothea - VIII. Melpomene
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
HERMANN AND DOROTHEA. So tow'rd the sun, now fast sinking to rest, the two walk'd together, Whilst he veil'd himself deep in clouds which thunder ...Rate it:

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Hero And Leander. The Fifth Sestiad
George Chapman
Now was bright Hero weary of the day, Thought an Olympiad in Leander's stay. Sol and the soft-foot Hours hung on his arms, And would not let him sw...Rate it:

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 3. The Student's Tale; Emma and Eginhard
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
When Alcuin taught the sons of Charlemagne, In the free schools of Aix, how kings should reign, And with them taught the children of the poor How s...Rate it:

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Tarquin And Tullia
John Dryden
In times when princes cancelled nature's law, And declarations which themselves did draw; When children used their parents to dethrone, And gnaw...Rate it:

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The Pastoral, The Elegy, The Ode, And The Epigram
Nicholas Boileau-Despreaux
As A fair nymph, when rising from her bed, With sparkling diamonds dresses not her head, But without gold, or pearl, or costly scents, Gathers from...Rate it:

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The Staff and Scrip
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
“Who rules these lands?” the Pilgrim said. “Stranger, Queen Blanchelys.” “And who has thus harried them?” he said. “It was Duke Luke did this: God'...Rate it:

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Yesterday and Today XII
Khalil Gibran
The gold-hoarder walked in his palace park and with him walked his troubles. And over his head hovered worries as a vulture hovers over a carcass, ...Rate it:

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Of the Mean and Sure Estate
Sir Thomas Wyatt
My mother's maids, when they did sew and spin, They sang sometime a song of the field mouse, That, for because her livelood was but thin, ...Rate it:

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Cadenus And Vanessa
Jonathan Swift
THE shepherds and the nymphs were seen Pleading before the Cyprian Queen. The counsel for the fair began Accusing the false creature, man. The brie...Rate it:

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Henry And Emma. A Poem.
Matthew Prior
Upon the Model of The Nut-Brown Maid. To Cloe. Thou, to whose eyes I bend, at whose command (Though low my voice, though artless be my hand. I tak...Rate it:

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Julian and Maddalo (excerpt)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I rode one evening with Count Maddalo Upon the bank of land which breaks the flow Of Adria towards Venice: a bare strand Of hillocks, ...Rate it:

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The Marriage Of Tirzah And Ahirad
Thomas Babbington Macaulay
IT is the dead of night: Yet more than noonday light Beams far and wide from many a gorgeous hall. Unnumbered harps are tinkling, Unnumbered la...Rate it:

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The Norsemen ( From Narrative and Legendary Poems )
John Greenleaf Whittier
. GIFT from the cold and silent Past! A relic to the present cast, Left on the ever-changing strand Of shifting and unstable sand, Which wast...Rate it:

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