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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
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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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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
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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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The Angel In The House. Book I. The Prologue.
Coventry Patmore
I. Mine is no horse with wings, to gain ‘The region of the spheral chime; ‘He does but drag a rumbling wain, ‘Cheer'd by the coupled bells of rhyme...Rate it:

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Homer's Battle Of The Frogs And Mice. Book III
Thomas Parnell
Now Front to Front the marching Armies shine, Halt e'er they meet, and form the length'ning Line, The Chiefs conspicuous seen, and heard afar, Give...Rate it:

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Palamon And Arcite; Or, The Knight's Tale. From Chaucer. In Three Books. Book I.
John Dryden
In days of old there lived, of mighty fame, A valiant Prince, and Theseus was his name; A chief, who more in feats of arms excelled, The rising ...Rate it:

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The Columbiad: Book I
Joel Barlow
The Argument Natives of America appear in vision. Their manners and characters. Columbus demands the cause of the dissimilarity of men in differen...Rate it:

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The Book Of Hours Of Sister Clotilde
Amy Lowell
The Bell in the convent tower swung. High overhead the great sun hung, A navel for the curving sky. The air was a blue clarity. Swallows flew, And ...Rate it:

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The Angel In The House. Book I. Canto IX.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes. I The Wife's Tragedy Man must be pleased; but him to please Is woman's pleasure; down the gulf Of his condoled necessities She casts he...Rate it:

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The Vision Of The Maid Of Orleans - The Third Book
Robert Southey
The Maiden, musing on the Warrior's words, Turn'd from the Hall of Glory. Now they reach'd A cavern, at whose mouth a Genius stood, In front a bear...Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 02 - part 01
Torquato Tasso
THE ARGUMENT. Ismeno conjures, but his charms are vain; Aladine will kill the Christians in his ire: Sophronia and Olindo would be slain To save th...Rate it:

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Solomon on the Vanity of the World, A Poem. In Three Books. - Power. Book III.
Matthew Prior
The Argument Solomon considers man through the several stages and conditions of life, and concludes, in general, that we are all miserable. He ref...Rate it:

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The Angel In The House. Book II. Canto VI.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes. I Love's Perversity How strange a thing a lover seems To animals that do not love! Lo, where he walks and talks in dreams, And flouts u...Rate it:

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The Book of Urizen: Chapter III
William Blake
1. The voice ended, they saw his pale visage Emerge from the darkness; his hand On the rock of eternity unclasping The Book of brass. Rage siez'd t...Rate it:

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Fingal - Book Vi
James Macpherson
ARGUMENT. Night comes on. Fingal gives a feast to his army, at which Swaran is present. The king commands Ullin his bard to give "the song of pea...Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 03 - part 04
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XLVI Three times he strove to view Heaven's golden ray, And raised him on his feeble elbow thrice, And thrice he tumbled on the lowly lay, And thre...Rate it:

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The Book of Urizen: Chapter IV
William Blake
a 1. Los smitten with astonishment Frightend at the hurtling bones 2. And at the surging sulphureous Perturbed Immortal mad raging 3. In whirlwi...Rate it:

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The Sixth Book Of Homer's Iliads
George Chapman
... To this great Hector said: "Be well assur'd, wife, all these things in my kind cares are weigh'd, But what a shame and fear it ...Rate it:

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Troilus And Criseyde: Book 05
Geoffrey Chaucer
Incipit Liber Quintus. Aprochen gan the fatal destinee That Ioves hath in disposicioun, And to yow, angry Parcas, sustren three, Committeth, to do...Rate it:

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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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Fingal - Book V
James Macpherson
ARGUMENT. Cuthullin and Connal still remain on the hill. Fingal and Swaran meet: the combat is described. Swaran is overcome, bound, and delivere...Rate it:

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