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The Battle of the Nile
William Topaz McGonagall
'Twas on the 18th of August in the year of 1798, That Nelson saw with inexpressible delight The City of Alexandria crowded with the ships of France...Rate it:

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The Black Watch Memorial
William Topaz McGonagall
Ye Sons of Mars, it gives me great content To think there has been erected a handsome monument In memory of the Black Watch, which is magnificent t...Rate it:

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The Burning of the Ship Kent
William Topaz McGonagall
Good people of high and low degree, I pray ye all to list to me, And I'll relate a harrowing tale of the sea Concerning the burning of the ship "Ke...Rate it:

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The Captain and the Mermaids
William Schwenck Gilbert
I SING a legend of the sea, So hard-a-port upon your lee! A ship on starboard tack! She's bound upon a private cruise - (This is the kind of spice ...Rate it:

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The Cemetary Of Eylau
Victor Marie Hugo
This to my elder brothers, schoolboys gay, Was told by Uncle Louis on a day; He bid me play, with tender voice and bland, Thinking me still too you...Rate it:

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The Character Of Holland
Andrew Marvell
Holland, that scarce deserves the name of Land, As but th'Off-scouring of the Brittish Sand; And so much Earth as was contributed By English Pilots...Rate it:

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The Civil Wars (excerpts)
Samuel Daniel
XXXVI The swift approach and unexpected speed The king had made upon this new-rais'd force, In the unconfirmed troops, much fear did bre...Rate it:

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The Cock And The Fox: Or, The Tale Of The Nun's Priest
John Dryden
There lived, as authors tell, in days of yore, A widow, somewhat old, and very poor; Deep in a dale her cottage lonely stood, Well thatched, and un...Rate it:

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The Columbiad: Book II
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 Convent Gardener Of Lamporechio
La Fontaine
WHEN Cupid with his dart, would hearts assail, The rampart most secure is not the VEIL; A husband better will the FAIR protect, Than walls or latti...Rate it:

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The Cynic of the Woods
Arthur Patchett Martin
Come I from busy haunts of men, With nature to commune, Which you, it seems, observe, and then Laugh out, like some buffoon. You cea...Rate it:

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The Cynotaph,
Richard Harris Barham
Poor Tray charmant! Poor Tray de mon Ami! -- Dog-bury, and Vergers. Oh! where shall I bury my poor dog Tray, Now his fleeting breath has pass'...Rate it:

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The Dance
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
'Heirlums,' 'e sez. 'I've 'ad the trousiz pressed. Me father married in 'em, that 'e did. See this 'ere fancy vest? See this 'ere lid? Me gran'dad...Rate it:

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The Death of Fred Marsden, the American Playwright
William Topaz McGonagall
A pathetic tragedy I will relate, Concerning poor Fred. Marsden's fate, Who suffocated himself by the fumes of gas, On the 18th of May, and in the ...Rate it:

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The Death of Lord and Lady Dalhousie
William Topaz McGonagall
Alas! Lord and Lady Dalhousie are dead, and buried at last, Which causes many people to feel a little downcast; And both lie side by side in one gr...Rate it:

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The Death of the Rev. Dr. Wilson
William Topaz McGonagall
'Twas in the year of 1888 and on the 17th of January That the late Rev. Dr. Wilson's soul fled away; The generous-hearted Dr. had been ailing for s...Rate it:

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The Defeat Of Life
Ehsan Sehgal
Today is the day Of my birthday The life journey perseveres However, I have left the hopes I have also escaped, From all my dreams The truth appear...Rate it:

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The Description Of Tyburn
John Taylor
I Have heard sundry men oft times dispute Of trees, that in one year will twice bear fruit. But if a man note Tyburn, 'will appear, That that's ...Rate it:

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The Destroying Angel
William Topaz McGonagall
I dreamt a dream the other night That an Angel appeared to me, clothed in white. Oh! it was a beautiful sight, Such as filled my heart with delight...Rate it:

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THE DIRGE OF JEPHTHAH'S DAUGHTER:SUNG BY THE VIRGINS
Robert Herrick
O thou, the wonder of all days! O paragon, and pearl of praise! O Virgin-martyr, ever blest Above the rest Of all the maiden-train! We come, And b...Rate it:

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The Dog
La Fontaine
THE key, which opes the chest of hoarded gold. Unlocks the heart that favours would withhold. To this the god of love has oft recourse, When arrows...Rate it:

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The Downfall of Delhi
William Topaz McGonagall
'Twas in the year of 1857 and on the 14th of September That the Sepoy rebels at Delhi were forced to surrender; The attack was first to be made by ...Rate it:

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The Fable Of Midas
Jonathan Swift
Midas, we are in story told, Turn'd every thing he touch'd to gold: He chipp'd his bread; the pieces round Glitter'd like spangles on the ground: A...Rate it:

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The Famous Speech-Maker Of England Or Baron (Alias Barren) Lovel’s Charge At The Assizes At Exon, April 5, 1710
Jonathan Swift
From London to Exon, By special direction, Came down the world's wonder, Sir Salathiel Blunder, With a quoif on his head As heavy as lead; And thus...Rate it:

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The Flower
George Herbert
How fresh, O Lord, how sweet and clean Are thy returns! ev'n as the flowers in spring; To which, besides their own demean, The late-past frosts ...Rate it:

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