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Temora - Book VIII
James Macpherson
ARGUMENT. The fourth morning from the opening of the poem comes on Fingal, still continuing in the place to which he had retired on the preceding...Rate it:

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The Angel In The House. Book II. Canto II.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes. I The Changed Allegiance Watch how a bird, that captived sings, The cage set open, first looks out, Yet fears the freedom of his wings,...Rate it:

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The Brus Book VI
John Barbour
[Sir Ingram Umfraville praises the king; the men of Galloway pursue him with a tracker dog] The king is went till his logyng And off this deid ...Rate it:

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The Task: Book IV. -- The Winter Evening
William Cowper
Hark! ‘tis the twanging horn o’er yonder bridge, That with its wearisome but needful length Bestrides the wintry flood, in which the moon Sees her ...Rate it:

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Vertumnus and Pomona : Ovid's Metamorphoses, book 14 [v. 623-771]
Alexander Pope
The fair Pomona flourish'd in his reign; Of all the Virgins of the sylvan train, None taught the trees a nobler race to bear, Or more improv'd the ...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 01 - part 06
Torquato Tasso
LXXI Aurora bright her crystal gates unbarred, And bridegroom-like forth stept the glorious sun, When trumpets loud and clarions shrill were heard,...Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 06 - part 08
Torquato Tasso
XCIX 'Thou must,' quoth she, 'be mine ambassador, Be wise, be careful, true, and diligent, Go to the camp, present thyself before The Prince Tancr...Rate it:

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Paradise Lost: Book 04
John Milton
O, for that warning voice, which he, who saw The Apocalypse, heard cry in Heaven aloud, Then when the Dragon, put to second rout, Came furious d...Rate it:

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The Brus Book II
John Barbour
[Bruce escapes to Lochmaben] The Bruys went till his innys swyth, Bot wyt ye weile he wes full blyth That he had gottyn that respyt. He callit...Rate it:

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The Brus Book XII
John Barbour
[The king prepares his division] Now Douglas furth his wayis tais, And in that selff tyme fell throw cais That the king off Ingland quhen he W...Rate it:

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The Brus Book XVI
John Barbour
[King Robert goes to Ireland] Quhen Schyr Edward, as Ik said ar, Had discomfyt Richard of Clar And of Irland all the barnage Thris throu his w...Rate it:

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The Iliad: Book VI (excerpt)
Alexander Pope
He said, and pass'd with sad presaging heart To seek his spouse, his soul's far dearer part; At home he sought her, but he sought in vain: Sh...Rate it:

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Translation From Virgil. Æneid, Book VIII. Line 18.
William Cowper
Thus Italy was moved -- nor did the chief Æneas in his mind less tumult feel. On every side his anxious thought he turns, Restless, unfix'd, not ...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 IV
James Macpherson
ARGUMENT. The action of the poem being suspended by night, Ossian takes the opportunity to relate his own actions at the lake of Lego, and his co...Rate it:

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Hyperion. Book I
John Keats
Deep in the shady sadness of a vale Far sunken from the healthy breath of morn, Far from the fiery noon, and eve's one star, Sat gray-hair'd Saturn...Rate it:

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Introduction (Fisher's Drawing Room Scrap Book, 1835)
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
1. AND has my heart enough of song To give these pictured lines The poetry that must belong To what such art designs? The landscape, and the rui...Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 01 - part 05
Torquato Tasso
LVI Guascher and Raiphe in valor like there was. The one and other Guido, famous both, Germer and Eberard to overpass, In foul oblivion would my Mu...Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 04 - part 04
Torquato Tasso
XLIX 'Three times the shape of my dear mother came, Pale, sad, dismayed, to warn me in my, Alas, how far from the same Whose eyes shone erst like ...Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 05 - part 01
Torquato Tasso
THE ARGUMENT. Gernando scorns Rinaldo should aspire To rule that charge for which he seeks and strives, And slanders him so far, that in his ire T...Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 05 - part 03
Torquato Tasso
XXXIII Arnoldo, minion of the Prince thus slain, Augments the fault in telling it, and saith, This Prince murdered, for a quarrel vain, By young R...Rate it:

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The Brus Book VII
John Barbour
[The king escapes from the hound] The king towart the wod is gane Wery forswayt and will of wane Intill the wod sone entryt he And held doun t...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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