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Paradise Lost: Book 01
John Milton
Of Man's first disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree whose mortal taste Brought death into the World, and all our woe, With loss of...Rate it:

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Paradise Lost: Book 02
John Milton
High on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth or Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her ...Rate it:

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Paradise Lost: Book 08
John Milton
The Angel ended, and in Adam's ear So charming left his voice, that he a while Thought him still speaking, still stood fixed to hear; Then, as n...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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Paradiso: Canto II
Dante Alighieri
Paradiso Canto 2 O Ye, who in some pretty little boat, Eager to listen, have been following Behind my ship, that singing sails along, Turn back ...Rate it:

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PARADOX. That it is best for a Young Maid to marry an Old Man
Henry King
Fair one, why cannot you an old man love? He may as useful, and more constant prove. Experience shews you that maturer years Are a security agai...Rate it:

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Pen-Y-GWRYDD: To Tom Hughes, Esq.,
Charles Kingsley
There is no inn in Snowdon which is not awful dear, Excepting Pen-y-gwrydd (you can't pronounce it, dear), Which standeth in the meeting of noble v...Rate it:

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Philhellene
Constantine P. Cavafy
Make sure the engraving is done skillfully. The expression serious, majestic. The diadem preferably somewhat narrow: I don't like that broad kind t...Rate it:

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Poetry and Prose
Charles Harpur
What is the true difference ’twixt Prose and Rhyme, Since both may be beautiful, both be sublime? Nor in subject, nor treatment, nor passion it ’bi...Rate it:

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Prince Dorus
Charles Lamb
In days of yore, as Ancient Stories tell, A King in love with a great Princess fell. Long at her feet submiss the Monarch sigh'd, While she with st...Rate it:

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Providence
George Herbert
O Sacred Providence, who from end to end Strongly and sweetly movest! shall I write, And not of thee, through whom my fingers bend To hold my quill...Rate it:

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Psychic Panorama
Abinash Parajuli
Under water fall the god is bleeding From all his veins tonight Under deep blue sea the seahorse is riding A ball of fire tonight Under crescent mo...Rate it:

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Richard Minutolo
La Fontaine
IN ev'ry age, at Naples, we are told, Intrigue and gallantry reign uncontrolled; With beauteous objects in abundance blessed. No country round so m...Rate it:

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Robin Hood, An Outlaw.
James Henry Leigh Hunt
Robin Hood is an outlaw bold Under the greenwood tree; Bird, nor stag, nor morning air Is more at large than he. They sent against him twent...Rate it:

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Salmacis and Hermaphroditus.
Francis Beaumont
MY wanton lines doe treate of amorous loue, Such as would bow the hearts of gods aboue: Then Venus, thou great Citherean Queene, That hourely tr...Rate it:

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Sari Bair
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
So, they've struck their streak o' trouble, an' they got it in the neck, An' there's more than one ole pal o' mine 'as 'anded in 'is check; But Gin...Rate it:

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Satyr II. To T:--- M.---y. On Law.
Thomas Parnell
Health & advice an old acquaintance sends, Health & advice, the wish & debt of friends, Tis fitt I teach the templar how to thrive, Who teaches me ...Rate it:

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Sea Dreams
Alfred Lord Tennyson
A city clerk, but gently born and bred; His wife, an unknown artist's orphan child-- One babe was theirs, a Margaret, three years old: They, thinki...Rate it:

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Seafarer
Anonymous Americas
'Bright plates and pannikins To sail the seas around, And a new donkey's breakfast For the outward bound!' Shanghaied in San Francisco We brought...Rate it:

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Shelley's Centenary
William Watson
Within a narrow span of time, Three princes of the realm of rhyme, At height of youth or manhood's prime, From earth took wing, To join the fellows...Rate it:

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Skeleton Group in the Ramedwur, Caves of Ellora
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Supposed to represent the nuptials of Siva and Parvati. He comes from Kilas, earth and sky, Bright before the deity; The sun shines, as he shone w...Rate it:

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Soliloquy
Francis Ledwidge
When I was young I had a care Lest I should cheat me of my share Of that which makes it sweet to strive For life, and dying still survive, A name ...Rate it:

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Some Other Somebody
Harry 'Breaker' Harbord Morant
Somebody's horse has finished his feed, Somebody's saddle is on; But never a nigger the tracks can read, Or know where Somebody's gone. Over...Rate it:

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Song Composed For Washington's Birthday
Henry Timrod
A hundred years and more ago A little child was born -- To-day, with pomp of martial show, We hail his natal morn. Who guessed as that poor infant...Rate it:

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Sonnet (I)
George Herbert
My God, where is that ancient heat towards thee, Wherewith whole showls of Martyrs once did burn, Besides their other flames? Doth Poetry ...Rate it:

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