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Lines In The Travellers' Book At Orchomenus
George Gordon Lord Byron
In this book a traveller had written:­ 'Fair Albion, smiling, sees her son depart To trace the birth and nursery of art: Noble his object, glorious...Rate it:

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Palamon And Arcite; Or The Knight's Tale. From Chaucer. In Three Books. Book II.
John Dryden
While Arcite lives in bliss, the story turns Where hopeless Palamon in prison mourns. For six long years immured, the captive knight Had dragged...Rate it:

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The Brus Book I
John Barbour
This book the true story of King Robert and Sir James Douglas Storys to rede ar delatibill Suppos that thai be nocht bot fabill, Than suld stor...Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 03 - part 05
Torquato Tasso
LXI "Presages, ah too true:" with that a space He sighed for grief, then said, "Fain would I know The man in red, with such a knightly grace, A wor...Rate it:

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The Seventeenth Book Of Homer's Odysseys
George Chapman
... Such speech they chang'd; when in the yard there lay A dog, call'd Argus, which, before his way Assum'd for Ilion, Ulysses bred, Yet s...Rate it:

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The Book-Worm
Thomas Parnell
Come hither, Boy, we'll hunt to Day The Book-Worm, ravening Beast of Prey, Produc'd by Parent Earth, at odds (As Fame reports it) with the Gods. Hi...Rate it:

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Fingal - Book III
James Macpherson
ARGUMENT. Cuthullin, pleased with the story of Carril, insists with that bard for more of his songs. He relates the actions of Fingal in Lochlin,...Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 06 - part 02
Torquato Tasso
XV 'Say that a knight, who holds in great disdain To be thus closed up in secret new, Will with his sword in open field maintain, If any dare deny...Rate it:

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Book Ninth [Residence in France]
William Wordsworth
EVEN as a river,--partly (it might seem) Yielding to old remembrances, and swayed In part by fear to shape a way direct, That would engulph him soo...Rate it:

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Endymion: Book I
John Keats
ENDYMION. A Poetic Romance. "THE STRETCHED METRE OF AN AN ANTIQUE SONG." INSCRIBED TO THE MEMORY OF THOMAS CHATTERTON. Book I A thing of beauty...Rate it:

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The Book of Urizen: Chapter II
William Blake
1. Earth was not: nor globes of attraction The will of the Immortal expanded Or contracted his all flexible senses. Death was not, but eternal life...Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 01 - part 02
Torquato Tasso
XI Thus when the Lord discovered had, and seen The hidden secrets of each worthy's breast, Out of the hierarchies of angels sheen The gentle Gabrie...Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 03 - part 03
Torquato Tasso
XXXI The villain flies, he, full of rage and ire, Pursues, she stood and wondered on them both, But yet to follow them showed no desire, To stray s...Rate it:

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A Poem On The Last Day - Book I
Edward Young
While others sing the fortune of the great, Empire and arms, and all the pomp of state; With Britain's hero set their souls on fire, And grow immor...Rate it:

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Book Fifth-Books
William Wordsworth
WHEN Contemplation, like the night-calm felt Through earth and sky, spreads widely, and sends deep Into the soul its tranquillising power, Even the...Rate it:

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In an Old Book
Constantine P. Cavafy
Forgotten between the leaves of an old book— almost a hundred years old— I found an unsigned watercolor. It must have been the work of a powerful a...Rate it:

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On Mr. G. Herbert's Book, Entitled the Temple of Sacred Poe
Richard Crashaw
Know you fair, on what you look; Divinest love lies in this book, Expecting fire from your eyes, To kindle this his sacrifice. When you...Rate it:

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Spenserian Stanza. Written At The Close Of Canto II, Book V, Of
John Keats
In after-time, a sage of mickle lore Yclep'd Typographus, the Giant took, And did refit his limbs as heretofore, And made him read in many a learne...Rate it:

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The Prelude. (book V )
William Wordsworth
WHEN Contemplation, like the night-calm felt Through earth and sky, spreads widely, and sends deep Into the soul its tranquillising power, Even ...Rate it:

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Fingal - Book II
James Macpherson
ARGUMENT. The ghost of Crugal, one of the Irish heroes who was killed in battle, appearing to Connal, foretells the defeat of Cuthullin in the ne...Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 01 - part 04
Torquato Tasso
XLI Guelpho next them the land and place possest, Whose fortunes good with his great acts agree, By his Italian sire, fro the house of Est, Well co...Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 06 - part 04
Torquato Tasso
XLIII The Pagan ill defenced with sword or targe, Tancredi's thigh, as he supposed, espied And reaching forth gainst it his weapon large, Quite na...Rate it:

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Paradise Regained: The First Book
John Milton
I, who erewhile the happy Garden sung By one man's disobedience lost, now sing Recovered Paradise to all mankind, By one man's firm obedience fully...Rate it:

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The Brus Book III
John Barbour
The lord of Lorn attacks the king's men] The lord off Lorne wonnyt thar-by That wes capitale ennymy To the king for his emys sak Jhon Comyn, a...Rate it:

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A Book of Wordsworth
Leon Gellert
Thy talks on God, and glories of His fields Are woven into my unworthy past. The fragments of thy thoughts my memory yields Grow dim at times, and ...Rate it:

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