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Etiquette
William Schwenck Gilbert
The BALLYSHANNON foundered off the coast of Cariboo, And down in fathoms many went the captain and the crew; Down went the owners - greedy men whom...Rate it:

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From Mount Ebal
John Bunyan
Thus having heard from Gerizzim, I shall Next come to Ebal, and you thither call, Not there to curse you, but to let you hear How God doth curse t...Rate it:

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Holy Willie's Prayer
Robert Burns
'And send the godly in a pet to pray.' - Pope O Thou, that in the heavens does dwell, Wha, as it pleases best Thysel', Sends ane to heaven an'...Rate it:

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I Walk'd the Other Day
Henry Vaughan
1 I walk'd the other day, to spend my hour, 2 Into a field, 3 Where I sometimes had seen the soil to yield 4 A gallan...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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L’allegro
Coventry Patmore
Felicity! Who ope'st to none that knocks, yet, laughing weak, Yield'st all to Love that will not seek, And who, though won, wilt droop and die, Unl...Rate it:

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Mister William
William Schwenck Gilbert
OH, listen to the tale of MISTER WILLIAM, if you please, Whom naughty, naughty judges sent away beyond the seas. He forged a party's will, which ca...Rate it:

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Of Imputed Righteousness
John Bunyan
Now, if thou wouldst inherit righteousness, And so sanctification possess In body, soul, and spirit, then thou must To Jesus fly, as one ungodly f...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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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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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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Sudden Fine Weather
James Henry Leigh Hunt
Reader! what soul that laoves a verse can see The spring return, nor glow like you and me? Hear the quick birds, and see the landscape fill, Nor...Rate it:

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The 9th Satire Of Book I. Of Horace : The Description Of An Impertinent. Adapted To The Present Times
William Cowper
Sauntering along the street one day, On trifles musing by the way, Up steps a free familiar wight; (I scarcely knew the man by sight.) 'Carlos (he ...Rate it:

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The Ancient Town of Leith
William Topaz McGonagall
Ancient town of Leith, most wonderful to be seen, With your many handsome buildings, and lovely links so green, And the first buildings I may menti...Rate it:

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The Angel In The House. Book II. Canto VII.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes. I Joy and Use Can ought compared with wedlock be For use? But He who made the heart To use proportions joy. What He Has join'd let no m...Rate it:

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The Battle of Atbara
William Topaz McGonagall
Ye Sons of Great Britain, pray list to me, And I'll tell ye of a great victory. Where the British defeated the Dervishes, without delay, At the Bat...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 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 Growth of Sym
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Now Sym was a Glug; and 'tis mentioned so That the tale reads perfectly plain as we go. In his veins ran blood of that stupid race Of docile folk, ...Rate it:

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The Harbinger
John Donne
to the Progresse. TWo soules moue here, and mine (a third) must moue Paces of admiration, and of loue; Thy soule (Deare Virgin) whose this tribu...Rate it:

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The Heavenly Jerusalem
Giles Fletcher The Younger
Here may the band, that now in triumph shines, And that (before they were invested thus) In earthly bodies carried heavenly minds, Pitched round ab...Rate it:

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The Princess (part 1)
Alfred Lord Tennyson
A prince I was, blue-eyed, and fair in face, Of temper amorous, as the first of May, With lengths of yellow ringlet, like a girl, For on my crad...Rate it:

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The Quangle Wangle's Hat
Edward Lear
I. On the top of the Crumpetty Tree The Quangle Wangle sat, But his face you could not see, On account of his Beaver Hat. For hi...Rate it:

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