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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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Paradise Lost: Book 10
John Milton
Mean while the heinous and despiteful act Of Satan, done in Paradise; and how He, in the serpent, had perverted Eve, Her husband she, to taste t...Rate it:

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Paradise Lost: Book X
John Milton
Thus they in lowliest plight repentant stood Praying, for from the Mercie-seat above Prevenient Grace descending had remov'd The stonie from thir h...Rate it:

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The Athenaid: Volume II: Book the Nineteenth
Richard Glover
The morning breaks; Nicanor sudden greets The gen'ral; welcome tidings in these words He utters loud: The citadel is won, The tyrant slaughter'd. W...Rate it:

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The Book of Urizen: Chapter V
William Blake
1. In terrors Los shrunk from his task: His great hammer fell from his hand: His fires beheld, and sickening, Hid their strong limbs in smoke. For...Rate it:

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The Brus Book VIII
John Barbour
[The king in Kyle] The king fra Schyr Aymer wes gane Gadryt his menye everilkan And left bath woddis and montanys And held hys way strak till ...Rate it:

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The Brus Book X
John Barbour
[Preparations for battle against John of Lorn] Quhen Thomas Randell on this wis Wes takyn as Ik her devys And send to dwell in gud keping For spek ...Rate it:

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The Columbiad: Book III
Joel Barlow
The Argument Actions of the Inca Capac. A general invasion of his dominions threatened by the mountain savages. Rocha, the Inca's son, sent with a...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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Custer: Book Third
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I As in the long dead days marauding hosts Of Indians came from far Siberian coasts, And drove the peaceful Aztecs from their grounds, Despoiled t...Rate it:

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Homer's Battle Of The Frogs And Mice. Book II
Thomas Parnell
When rosy-finger'd Morn had ting'd the Clouds, Around their Monarch-Mouse the Nation crouds, Slow rose the Monarch, heav'd his anxious Breast, And ...Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 05 - part 04
Torquato Tasso
XLIX 'If then you scorn to be in prison pent, If bonds, as high disgrace, your hands refuse; Or if your still to maintain are bent Your liberty, a...Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 05 - part 05
Torquato Tasso
LXV But yet all ways the wily witch could find Could not Tancredi's heart to loveward move, His sails were filled with another wind, He list no bl...Rate it:

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Paradise Lost: Book 11
John Milton
Undoubtedly he will relent, and turn From his displeasure; in whose look serene, When angry most he seemed and most severe, What else but favour...Rate it:

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Paradise Regained: The Fourth Book
John Milton
Perplexed and troubled at his bad success The Tempter stood, nor had what to reply, Discovered in his fraud, thrown from his hope So oft, and the p...Rate it:

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The Book of Urizen: Chapter VIII
William Blake
1. Urizen explor'd his dens Mountain, moor, & wilderness, With a globe of fire lighting his journey A fearful journey, annoy'd By cruel enormities:...Rate it:

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The Fan : A Poem. Book III.
John Gay
Thus Mommus spoke. When sage Minerva rose, From her sweet lips smooth elocution flows, Her skilful hand an ivory pallet grac'd, Where shining colou...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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Certain Books Of Virgil's AEneis: Book II
Henry Howard
BOOK II They whisted all, with fixed face attent, When Prince AEneas from the royal seat Thus gan to speak: O Queen, it is thy will I should re...Rate it:

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Daphne to Apollo. Imitated From The First Book Of Ovid's Metamorphosis
Matthew Prior
Apollo. Abate, fair fugitive, abate thy speed, Dismiss thy fears, and turn thy beauteous head; With kind regard a panting lover view; Less swiftl...Rate it:

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