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The Pig and the Rooster
Clement Clarke Moore
On a warm sunny day, in the midst of July, A lazy young pig lay stretched out in his sty, Like some of his betters, most solemnly thinking That the...Rate it:

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The Shadow And The Light
John Greenleaf Whittier
The fourteen centuries fall away Between us and the Afric saint, And at his side we urge, to-day, The immemorial quest and old complaint. No outwa...Rate it:

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Ferdinando and Elvira
William Schwenck Gilbert
PART I. At a pleasant evening party I had taken down to supper One whom I will call ELVIRA, and we talked of love and TUPPER, MR. TUPPER and the ...Rate it:

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Hafbur And Signy
William Morris
TRANSLATED FROM THE DANISH. King Hafbur & King Siward They needs must stir up strife, All about the sweetling Signy Who was so fair a wife. O wilt...Rate it:

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Lord and Lady Derby
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
The times are peaceful, and we know No unsheathed sword, no bended bow; No more upon the quiet night Flashes the beacon’s sudden light, No more the...Rate it:

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My Soul And I
John Greenleaf Whittier
Stand still, my soul, in the silent dark I would question thee, Alone in the shadow drear and stark With God and me! What, my soul, was thy errand...Rate it:

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Poetry And Reality
Jane Taylor
THE worldly minded, cast in common mould, With all his might pursuing fame or gold, And towards that goal too vehemently hurled To waste a thought ...Rate it:

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Sigismond And Guiscardo. From Boccace
John Dryden
While Norman Tancred in Salerno reigned, The title of a gracious Prince he gained; Till turned a tyrant in his latter days, He lost the lustre of h...Rate it:

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The Cock And The Bull
Charles Stuart Calverley
You see this pebble-stone? It’s a thing I bought Of a bit of a chit of a boy i’ the mid o’ the day — I like to dock the smaller parts-o’-speech, As...Rate it:

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The Death of Lord and Lady Dalhousie
William Topaz McGonagall
Alas! Lord and Lady Dalhousie are dead, and buried at last, Which causes many people to feel a little downcast; And both lie side by side in one gr...Rate it:

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The Nithsdale Widow and Her Son
William Topaz McGonagall
'Twas in the year of 1746, on a fine summer afternoon, When trees and flowers were in full bloom, That widow Riddel sat knitting stockings on a lit...Rate it:

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The Song Of Hiawatha: Introduction And Vocabulary
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Should you ask me, whence these stories? Whence these legends and traditions, With the odors of the forest With the dew and damp of meadows, Wit...Rate it:

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Theory And Practice
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The man of God stands, on the Sabbath-day, Warning the sinners from the broad highway That leads to death. He rolls his pious eye, And tells how wi...Rate it:

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Troilus And Criseyde: Book 01
Geoffrey Chaucer
The double 12 sorwe of Troilus to tellen, That was the king Priamus sone of Troye, In lovinge, how his aventures fellen Fro wo to wele, and after...Rate it:

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Troilus And Criseyde: Book 04
Geoffrey Chaucer
Prohemium. But al to litel, weylaway the whyle, Lasteth swich Ioye, y-thonked be Fortune! That semeth trewest, whan she wol bygyle, And can to fol...Rate it:

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A Miller, His Son, And Their Ass
Anne Kingsmill Finch
THO' to Antiquity the Praise we yield Of pleasing Arts; and Fable's earli'st Field Own to be fruitful Greece; yet not so clean Those Ears were r...Rate it:

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Artegal And Elidure
William Wordsworth
WHERE be the temples which, in Britain's Isle, For his paternal Gods, the Trojan raised? Gone like a morning dream, or like a pile Of clouds that i...Rate it:

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Beauty And The Beast
Charles Lamb
A Merchant, who by generous pains Prospered in honourable gains, Could boast, his wealth and fame to share, Three manly Sons, three Daughters fair;...Rate it:

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Hero And Leander. The Third Sestiad
George Chapman
New light gives new directions, fortunes new, To fashion our endeavours that ensue. More harsh, at least more hard, more grave and high Our subject...Rate it:

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Laughter and Tears IX
Khalil Gibran
As the Sun withdrew his rays from the garden, and the moon threw cushioned beams upon the flowers, I sat under the trees pondering upon the phenome...Rate it:

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The Ballad Of East And West
Rudyard Kipling
Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God's great Judgment Seat; But ...Rate it:

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The Hind and the Panther: Part I (excerpts)
John Dryden
A milk-white Hind, immortal and unchang'd, Fed on the lawns, and in the forest rang'd; Without unspotted, innocent within, She fear'd no d...Rate it:

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The Philistine And The Bohemian
Robert William Service
She was a Philistine spick and span, He was a bold Bohemian. She had the mode, and the last at that; He had a cape and a brigand hat. She was so ri...Rate it:

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The Triumphs Of Philamore And Amoret. To The Noblest Of Our
Richard Lovelace
Sir, your sad absence I complain, as earth Her long-hid spring, that gave her verdures birth, Who now her cheerful aromatick head Shrinks in her co...Rate it:

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The Virtuoso: In Imitation of Spenser's Style And Stanza
Mark Akenside
“--- Videmus Nugari solitos.” -Persius Whilom by silver Thames's gentle stream, In London town there dwelt a subtile wight; A wight of mickle wea...Rate it:

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