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There's been a death in the opposite house
Emily Dickinson
There's been a death in the opposite house As lately as to-day. I know it by the numb look Such houses have alway. The neighbors rustle in a...Rate it:

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Thermometer
Nikhil Parekh
When I placed it in my mouth; encircling my tongue all around it completely wetting its periphery, The mercury inside rose meticulously to a holis...Rate it:

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Titmarsh’s Carmen Lilliense
William Makepeace Thackeray
LILLE, Sept. 2, 1843. My heart is weary, my peace is gone, How shall I e'er my woes reveal? I have no money, I lie in pawn, A stranger in the town...Rate it:

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To A Lady Who Commanded Me To Send Her An Account In Verse
Mary Barber
How I succeed, you kindly ask; Yet set me on a grievous Task, When you oblige me to rehearse, The Censures past upon my Verse. Tho' I with Pleasur...Rate it:

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To Giovanni Battista Manso, Marquis of Villa. (Translated From Milton)
William Cowper
These verses also to thy praise the Nine Oh Manso! happy in that theme design, For, Gallus and Maecenas gone, they see None such besides, or whom t...Rate it:

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TO JULIA
Robert Herrick
How rich and pleasing thou, my Julia, art, In each thy dainty and peculiar part! First, for thy Queen-ship on thy head is set Of flowers a sweet co...Rate it:

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To Mr James Scrymgeour, Dundee
William Topaz McGonagall
Success to James Scrymgeour, He's a very good man, And to gainsay it, There's few people can; Because he makes the hearts Of the poor o'erjoyed B...Rate it:

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To my Friend Mr. John Fletcher, upon his Faithful Sheperdess
Francis Beaumont
I know too well, that, no more than the man, That travels through the burning desarts, can, When he is beaten with the raging sun, Half-smother'd w...Rate it:

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To Sir Henry Vane the Younger
John Milton
Vane, young in years, but in sage counsel old, Than whom a better senator ne’er held The helm of Rome, when gowns, not arms, repelled The fierce...Rate it:

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To The Fool-Killer
Ambrose Bierce
Ah, welcome, welcome! Sit you down, old friend; Your pipe I'll serve, your bottle I'll attend. 'Tis many a year since you and I have known Society ...Rate it:

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To The Queen
Anne Killigrew
As those who pass the Alps do say, The Rocks which first oppose their way, And so amazing-High do show, By fresh Ascents appear but low, And when t...Rate it:

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To the Town Clock
Joseph Howe
Thou grave old Time Piece, many a time and oft I've been your debtor for the time of day; And every time I cast my eyes aloft, And swe...Rate it:

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Tunbridge Wells
Lord John Wilmot
At five this morn, when Phoebus raised his head From Thetis' lap, I raised myself from bed, And mounting steed, I trotted to the waters The rendesv...Rate it:

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Up'ards
Marriott Edgar
'Twere getting dusk, one winter's night, When up the clough there came in sight, A lad who carried through the snow, A banner with this 'ere motto....Rate it:

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Upon the Death of Lord Hastings
John Dryden
Must noble Hastings immaturely die, The honour of his ancient family, Beauty and learning thus together meet, To bring a winding for a wedding s...Rate it:

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Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift, D.S.P.D.
Jonathan Swift
As Rochefoucauld his maxims drew From Nature, I believe 'em true: They argue no corrupted mind In him; the fault is in mankind. This maxim more th...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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Wanted--A Little Girl
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Where have they gone to-the little girls With natural manners and natural curls; Who love their dollies and like their toys, And talk of something ...Rate it:

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Water Is precious
Nikhil Parekh
If there was water on the surface of dry leaves; they would look superbly mesmerizing; glistening profoundly under the Sun, If there was water on ...Rate it:

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We do not play on Graves
Emily Dickinson
We do not play on Graves— Because there isn't Room— Besides—it isn't even—it slants And People come— And put a Flower on it— And hang their faces ...Rate it:

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Wellington
Charles Harpur
Great captain if you will! great Duke! great Slave! Great minion of the crown! - but a great man He was not! He? the iron instrument Of mere author...Rate it:

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West by North Again
Harry 'Breaker' Harbord Morant
We've drunk our wine, we've kissed our girls, and funds are sinking low, The horses must be thinking it's a fair thing now to go; Sling the swags o...Rate it:

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When the Watchman Saw the Light
Constantine P. Cavafy
Winter, summer, the watchman sat there looking out from the roof of Atreus' palace. Now he has good news to report. He's seen the fire light up in ...Rate it:

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Why!
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Sisters! I've thought o'er this until my brain has blisters. Are you, indeed, such valiant resisters Of all the charm, the grace, the noble bearing...Rate it:

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Windows
Charles Baudelaire
Looking from outside into an open window one never sees as much as when one looks through a closed window. There is nothing more profound, more mys...Rate it:

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