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To The Author Of 'Hesperides
William Allingham
Hayrick some do spell thy name, And thy verse approves the same; For 'tis like fresh-scented hay,-- With country lasses in't at play. Rate it:

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To the Author of a Poem Entitled Succession
Alexander Pope
Begone, ye Critics, and restrain your spite, Codrus writes on, and will for ever write, The heaviest Muse the swiftest course has gone, As clocks r...Rate it:

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To The Nightingale, Which The Author Heard Sing On New Year's Day
William Cowper
Whence it is, that amazed I hear From yonder withered spray, This foremost morn of all the year, The melody of May? And why, since thousands would...Rate it:

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Valediction to his Book
John Donne
I'LL tell thee now (dear love) what thou shalt do To anger destiny, as she doth us ; How I shall stay, though she eloign me thus, And how poster...Rate it:

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The Poet And His Book
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Down, you mongrel, Death! Back into your kennel! I have stolen breath In a stalk of fennel! You shall scratch and you shall whine Many a night, and...Rate it:

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Fame [He held a book in his knotty paws]
Ambrose Bierce
He held a book in his knotty paws, And its title grand read he: 'The Chronicles of the Kings' it was, By the History Companee. 'I'm a monarch,' he ...Rate it:

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The Argument Of His Book
Robert Herrick
THE ARGUMENT OF HIS BOOK I sing of brooks, of blossoms, birds, and bowers, Of April, May, of June, and July flowers. I sing of May-poles, hock-cart...Rate it:

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To Dr. F. B[eale]; On His Book Of Chesse.
Richard Lovelace
Sir, how unravell'd is the golden fleece: Men, that could only fool at FOX AND GEESE, Are new-made polititians by thy book, And both can judge and ...Rate it:

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The Praise of Pindar in Imitation of Horace His Second Ode, Book 4
Abraham Cowley
Pindarum quisquis studet oemulari, &c. I. Pindar is imitable by none; The phoenix Pindar is a vast species alone. Whoe'er but Daedalus with waxen...Rate it:

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To Mr Brown On His Book Against T---
Thomas Parnell
Giddy wth fond ambition, mad wth pride, Apostate angells once ev'n heavn defi'de; Avenging heavn its hottest bolts prepard, And hell and thunder pr...Rate it:

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TO HIS BOOK
Robert Herrick
Make haste away, and let one be A friendly patron unto thee; Lest, rapt from hence, I see thee lie Torn for the use of pastery; Or see thy injured ...Rate it:

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To His Noble Friend, Mr. Richard Lovelace, Upon His Poems
Andrew Marvell
Sir, Our times are much degenerate from those Which your sweet muse with your fair fortune chose, And as complexions alter with the climes, Our...Rate it:

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To His Worthy Friend Doctor Witty Upon His Translation Of The Popular Errors
Andrew Marvell
Sit further, and make room for thine own fame, Where just desert enrolles thy honour'd Name The good Interpreter. Some in this task Take of the Cyp...Rate it:

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To The Genius Of Mr. John Hall. On His Exact Translation Of Hierocles His Comment Upon The Golden Verses Of Pythagoras.
Richard Lovelace
Tis not from cheap thanks thinly to repay Th' immortal grove of thy fair-order'd bay Thou planted'st round my humble fane, that I Stick on thy hear...Rate it:

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For A Gentleman, Who, Kissinge His Friend At His Departure Left A Signe Of Blood On Her
William Strode
What mystery was this; that I should finde My blood in kissing you to stay behinde? 'Twas not for want of color that requirde My blood for paynt: N...Rate it:

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Stanzas Written By Thomson On The Blank Leaf Of A Copy Of His 'Seasons' Sent By Him To Mr. Lyttleton, Soon After The Death Of His Wife
James Thomson
Go, little book, and find our Friend, Who Nature and the Muses loves, Who cares the public virtues blend With all the softness of the groves. A fi...Rate it:

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Lay His Sword By His Side
Thomas Moore
Lay his sword by his side -- it hath served him too well Not to rest near his pillow below; To the last moment true, from his hand ere it fell, ...Rate it:

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An Ode To The King, At His Returning From Scotland To The Queen, After His Coronation There
Sir Henry Wotton
Rouse up thy self, my gentle Muse, Though now our green conceits be gray, And yet once more do not refuse To take thy Phrygian Harp, and play In ho...Rate it:

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‘He came unto His own, and His own received Him not’
Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
As Christ the Lord was passing by, He came, one night, to a cottage door. He came, a poor man, to the poor; He had no bed whereon to lie. ...Rate it:

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To A Gentleman On His Voyage To Great-Britain For The Recovery Of His Health
Phillis Wheatley
WHILE others chant of gay Elysian scenes, Of balmy zephyrs, and of flow'ry plains, My song more happy speaks a greater name, Feels higher motives a...Rate it:

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Theophile Being Deny'd His Addresses To King James, Turned The Affront To His Own Glory In This Epigram
Richard Lovelace
THEOPHILE BEING DENY'D HIS ADDRESSES TO KING JAMES, TURNED THE AFFRONT TO HIS OWN GLORY IN THIS EPIGRAM. Si Jaques, le Roy du scavior, ...Rate it:

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HIS AGE:DEDICATED TO HIS PECULIAR FRIEND,MR JOHN WICKES, UNDER THE NAME OFPOSTUMUS
Robert Herrick
Ah, Posthumus! our years hence fly And leave no sound: nor piety, Or prayers, or vow Can keep the wrinkle from the brow; But we must on, As fate ...Rate it:

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His Bread And His Art
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
It was an actor, seedy, sad, Who stood within the gate; Long weary marches he had had He had not dined of late. He sighed: 'I hope I don't intrud...Rate it:

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To His Honour The Lieutenant-Governor, On The Death Of His Lady Marc 24, 1773
Phillis Wheatley
ALL-Conquering Death! by thy resistless pow'r, Hope's tow'ring plumage falls to rise no more! Of scenes terrestrial how the glories fly, Forget the...Rate it:

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Forget not yet: The Lover Beseecheth his Mistress not to Forget his Steadfast Faith and True Intent
Sir Thomas Wyatt
FORGET not yet the tried intent Of such a truth as I have meant; My great travail so gladly spent, Forget not yet! Forget not yet when first b...Rate it:

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