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Answer To Cloe Jealous. The Author Sick
Matthew Prior
Yes, fairest Proof of Beauty's Pow'r, Dear Idol of My panting Heart, Nature points This my fatal Hour: And I have liv'd; and We must part. While n...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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To An Unfortunate Woman, Whom The Author Had Known In The Days Of Her Innocence
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Myrtle leaf, that ill besped Pinest in the gladsome ray, Soiled beneath the common tread Far from thy protecting spray! When the partridge o'er th...Rate it:

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Epistle To A Friend, In Answer To Some Lines Exhorting The Author To Be Cheerful, And To Banish Care
George Gordon Lord Byron
'OH! banish care'--such ever be The motto of thy revelry! Perchance of mine, when wassail nights Renew those riotous delights, Wherewith the childr...Rate it:

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Lines (With A Volume Of The Author's Poems Sent To M.R.C.)
William Watson
Go, Verse, nor let the grass of tarrying grow Beneath thy feet iambic. Southward go O'er Thamesis his stream, nor halt until Thou reach the summit ...Rate it:

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Lines Addressed To Dr. Darwin, Author Of The 'Botanic Garden.'
William Cowper
Two Poets, (poets, by report, Not oft so well agree,) Sweet harmonist of Flora's court! Conspire to honour thee. They best can judge a poet's wort...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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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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To One Of The Author's Children
Felicia Dorothea Hemans
On His Birthday, 27 August, 1825. THOU wak'st from happy sleep to play With bounding heart, my boy! Before thee lies a long bright day Of summer...Rate it:

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To The Author Of A Sonnet, Beginning, '
George Gordon Lord Byron
Thy verse is 'sad' enough, no doubt: A devilish deal more sad than witty! Why we should weep I can't find out, Unless for thee we weep in pity. Ye...Rate it:

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To The Author Of The Foregoing Pastoral - (Love And Friendship)
Matthew Prior
By Sylvia if thy charming self be meant; If friendship be thy virgin vows' extent, O! let me in Aminta's praises join, Hers my esteem shall be, my ...Rate it:

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VERSES Occasioned by a Young Lady's asking the Author, What was a Cure for Love?
Thomas Godfrey
From me, my Dear, O seek not to receive What e'en deep-read Experience cannot give. We may, indeed, from the Physician's skill Some Med'cine find t...Rate it:

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A Hymn To Christ At The Author's Last Going Into Germany
John Donne
In what torn ship soever I embark, That ship shall be my emblem of thy Ark; What sea soever swallow me, that flood Shall be to me an emblem of thy ...Rate it:

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An Answer To The Rebus, By The Author Of These Poems
Phillis Wheatley
The poet asks, and Phillis can't refuse To show th' obedience of the Infant muse. She knows the Quail of most inviting taste Fed Israel's army in t...Rate it:

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Composed While The Author Was Engaged In Writing A Tract Occasioned By The Convention Of Cintra
William Wordsworth
NOT 'mid the world's vain objects that enslave The free-born Soul--that World whose vaunted skill In selfish interest perverts the will, Whose fact...Rate it:

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Inscription For A Hermitage In The Author's Garden
William Cowper
This cabin, Mary, in my sight appears, Built as it has been in our waning years, A rest afforded to our weary feet, Preliminary to--the last retrea...Rate it:

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Light Hearted Author
William Carlos Williams
The birches are mad with green points the wood's edge is burning with their green, burning, seething--No, no, no. The birches are opening their ...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 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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Sonnet XVII. Composed On A Journey Homeward; The Author Having Received Intelligence Of The Birth Of A Son
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Oft o'er my brain does that strange fancy roll Which makes the present (while the flash dost last) Seem a mere semblance of some unknown past, Mixe...Rate it:

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The Author to the Reader
Francis Beaumont
I sing the fortune of a luckless pair, Whose spotless souls now in one body be; For beauty still is Prodromus to care, Crost by the sad stars of n...Rate it:

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The Author's Farewell to the Bushmen
Henry Lawson
Some carry their swags in the Great North-West, Where the bravest battle and die, And a few have gone to their last long rest, And a few have said:...Rate it:

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To a Child of Quality, Five Years Old, 1704. The Author then Forty
Matthew Prior
LORDS, knights, and squires, the numerous band That wear the fair Miss Mary's fetters, Were summoned by her high command To show their pas...Rate it:

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To a Child of Quality, Five Years Old, the Author Suppos'd Forty
Matthew Prior
Lords, knights, and squires, the num'rous band, That wear the fair Miss Mary's fetters, Were summon'd by her high command, To show their passions b...Rate it:

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To A Lady, Who Presented The Author With The Velvet Band Which Bound Her Tresses
George Gordon Lord Byron
This Band, which bound thy yellow hair, Is mine, sweet girl! Thy pledge of love; It claims my warmest, dearest care, Like relics left of saints abo...Rate it:

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