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Lines Addressed To The Rev. J. T. Becher, On His Advising The Author To Mix More With Society
George Gordon Lord Byron
Dear Becher, you tell me to mix with mankind; I cannot deny such a precept is wise; But retirement accords with the tone of my mind: I will not de...Rate it:

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Lines Written On A Blank Leaf In A Copy Of The Author’s Poem
William Wordsworth
Upon Hearing Of The Death Of The Late Vicar Of Kendal TO public notice, with reluctance strong, Did I deliver this unfinished Song; Yet for one ha...Rate it:

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Lycidas
John Milton
In this Monody the author bewails a learned Friend, unfortunately drowned in his passage from Chester on the Irish Seas, 1637; and, by occasion, f...Rate it:

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Man the Monarch
Mary Leapor
Amaz'd we read of Nature's early Throes How the fair Heav'ns and pond'rous Earth arose: How blooming Trees unplanted first began; And Beasts submis...Rate it:

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Mary - A Ballad
Robert Southey
Author Note: The story of the following ballad was related to me, when a school boy, as a fact which had really happened in the North of England. I...Rate it:

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Metempsychosis
Ambrose Bierce
DRAMATIS PERSONAE. ST. JOHN _a Presidential Candidate_ MCDONALD _a Defeated Aspirant_ MRS. HAYES _an Ex-President_ PITTS-STEVENS _a Water Nymph_ ...Rate it:

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Mu'tamid's Lament In Prison
Allama Muhammad Iqbal
In my breast, A wail of grief, Without any spark or flash, Alone survives, Passionless, ineffectual. A free man is in prison today, Without a spear...Rate it:

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My Talk Had No End
Nikhil Parekh
When I met the gardener; all I ended up talking with him was; a battalion of wild shrubs and creepers dangling in tandem from the century old dilap...Rate it:

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Now List To My Morning's Romanza
Walt Whitman
NOW list to my morning's romanza--I tell the signs of the Answerer; To the cities and farms I sing, as they spread in the sunshine before ...Rate it:

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Ode to the Great Unknown
Thomas Hood
'O breathe not his name!' —Moore. I Thou Great Unknown! I do not mean Eternity, nor Death, That vast incog! For I suppose thou hast a living b...Rate it:

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Ode to the Sublime Porte
Thomas Moore
Great Sultan, how wise are thy state compositions! And oh, above all, I admire that Decree, In which thou command'st, that all she politicians Shal...Rate it:

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Ode to W. Kitchener, M.D.
Thomas Hood
Author of The Cook's Oracle, Observations on Vocal Music, The Art of Invigorating and Prolonging Life, Practical Observations on Telescopes, Opera...Rate it:

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Ode XIII: To The Author Of Memoirs Of The House of Brandenburgh
Mark Akenside
I. The men renown'd as chiefs of human race, And born to lead in counsels or in arms, Have seldom turn'd their feet from glory's chace To dwell wit...Rate it:

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Ode XVI: To Caleb Hardinge, M.D.
Mark Akenside
I. With sordid floods the wintry Urn Hath stain'd fair Richmond's level green: Her naked hill the Dryads mourn, No longer a poetic scene. No longer...Rate it:

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Olney Hymn 46: Retirement
William Cowper
Far from the world, O Lord, I flee, From strife and tumult far; From scenes where Satan wages still His most successful war. The calm retreat,...Rate it:

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On a Fan of the Author's Design
Alexander Pope
Come gentle Air! th' AEolian shepherd said, While Procris panted in the secret shade: Come, gentle Air, the fairer Delia cries, While at her feet h...Rate it:

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On A Mischievous Bull, Which The Owner Him Sold At The Author's Instance
William Cowper
Go--thou art all unfit to share The pleasures of this place With such as its old tenants are, Creatures of gentler race. The squirrel here his hoar...Rate it:

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On Imagining A Friend Had Treated The Author With Indifference.
Mary Barber
Go, Jealousy, Tormentress dire; On Lovers only seize: In Love, like Winds, you fan the Fire, And make it higher blaze. But Friendship's calmer, pu...Rate it:

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On The Author Of Letters On Literature
William Cowper
The genius of the Augustan age His head among Rome's ruins reared, And bursting with heroic rage, When literary Heron appeared, Thou hast, he crie...Rate it:

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On The Death Of A Young Lady
George Gordon Lord Byron
Cousin to the Author, and very dear to him Hush'd are the winds, and still the evening gloom, Not e'en a zephyr wanders through the grove, Whilst ...Rate it:

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On The Death Of Mr. Fox
George Gordon Lord Byron
The following iiliberal impromptu appeared in a morning papaer: 'Our nation's foes lament on Fox's death, But bless the hour when PITT resign'...Rate it:

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On The Death Of Mr. Viner
Thomas Parnell
Is Viner Dead? and shall each Muse become Silent as Death, and as his Musick Dumb? Shall he depart without a poet's Praise, Who oft to Harmony has ...Rate it:

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On The Report Of A Monument To Be Erected In Westminster Abbey, To The Memory Of A Late Author (Churchill)
James Beattie
Bufo, begone! with thee may Faction's fire, That hatch'd thy salamander-fame, expire. Fame, dirty idol of the brainless crowd, What half-made moon-...Rate it:

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On The Sands Of Time
Donka Kristeva
Silver light upon my path, sudden breeze in velvet night, cobwebs of confusion swayed, thoughts that lingered in the gray. Why the burden? Looking...Rate it:

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Our Maecenas
Victor James Daley
What! Don't you our Mæcenas know The man who started, years ago, Our Wild Australian Author show? You don't? Your ignorance sublime Exceeds - to...Rate it:

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