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The Secret of the Machinery
Rudyard Kipling
Modern Machinery We were taken from the ore-bed and the mine, We were melted in the furnace and the pit- We were cast and wrought and hammered to d...Rate it:

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The Secret of the Machines
Rudyard Kipling
Modern Machinery We were taken from the ore-bed and the mine, We were melted in the furnace and the pit-- We were cast and wrought and hammered to ...Rate it:

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The Sick Abbess
La Fontaine
EXAMPLE often proves of sov'reign use; At other times it cherishes abuse; 'Tis not my purpose, howsoe'er, to tell Which of the two I fancy to excel...Rate it:

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The Silent Pool
Harold Monro
I have discovered finally to-day This home that I have called my own Is built of straw and clay, Not, as I thought, of stone. I wonder who the arc...Rate it:

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The Silent Victors
James Whitcomb Riley
MAY 30, 1878, Dying for victory, cheer on cheer Thundered on his eager ear. --CHARLES L. HOLSTEIN. I Deep, tender, firm and true, the Nation's ...Rate it:

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The Splendid Shilling
John Arthur Phillips
-- -- Sing, Heavenly Muse, Things unattempted yet in Prose or Rhime, A Shilling, Breeches, and Chimera's Dire. Happy the Man, who void of C...Rate it:

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The Task: Book I. -- The Sofa
William Cowper
I sing the Sofa. I who lately sang Truth, Hope, and Charity, and touched with awe The solemn chords, and with a trembling hand, Escaped with pain f...Rate it:

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The Task: Book V, The Winter Morning Walk (excerpts)
William Cowper
'Tis morning; and the sun, with ruddy orb Ascending, fires th' horizon: while the clouds, That crowd away before the driving wind, More a...Rate it:

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The Task: Book V. -- The Winter Morning Walk
William Cowper
‘Tis morning; and the sun, with ruddy orb Ascending, fires the horizon; while the clouds, That crowd away before the driving wind, More ardent as t...Rate it:

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The Temptation of St. Anthony
Arthur Symons
-After a design by Félicien Rops- The Cross, the Cross is tainted! O most Just, Be merciful, and save me from this snare. The Tempter lures me as ...Rate it:

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The Wanderer: A Vision: Canto II
Richard Savage
While thus a mind humane, and wise, he shows, All-eloquent of truth his language flows. Youth, tho' depress'd, thro' all his form appears; Thro' al...Rate it:

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The Weakling
Arthur Henry Adams
I AM a weakling. God, who made The still, strong man, made also me. The God who could the tiger plan, In his lithe splendour unafraid—...Rate it:

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The White Knight's Song
Lewis Carroll
'Haddock's Eyes' or 'The Aged Aged Man' or 'Ways and Means' or 'A-Sitting On A Gate' I'll tell thee everything I can; ...Rate it:

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The Wind Is Without There And Howls In The Trees
Robert Louis Stevenson
THE wind is without there and howls in the trees, And the rain-flurries drum on the glass: Alone by the fireside with elbows on knees I can number ...Rate it:

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The Wolf And Shepherds. A Fable
James Beattie
Laws, as we read in ancient sages, Have been like cobwebs in all ages: Cobwebs for little flies are spread, And laws for little folks are made; But...Rate it:

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The Wonderer
Robert William Service
I wish that I could understand The moving marvel of my Hand; I watch my fingers turn and twist, The supple bending of my wrist, The dainty touch of...Rate it:

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The World
Katherine Philips
Wee falsely think it due unto our friends, That we should grieve for their too early ends: He that surveys the world with serious eys, And stripps ...Rate it:

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Theory And Practice.
Robert Crawford
He has ta'en on a theory, and into it Striven to work his life — a false affair; For every thought and feeling cannot be, Like a mosaic, cut and tr...Rate it:

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There's No To-Morrow
Anne Kingsmill Finch
Two long had Lov'd, and now the Nymph desir'd, The Cloak of Wedlock, as the Case requir'd; Urg'd that, the Day he wrought her to this Sorrow, He...Rate it:

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This is a Blossom of the Brain
Emily Dickinson
This is a Blossom of the Brain— A small—italic Seed Lodged by Design or Happening The Spirit fructified— Shy as the Wind of his Chambers Swift as ...Rate it:

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Three Friends Of Mine
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
When I remember them, those friends of mine, Who are no longer here, the noble three, Who half my life were more than friends to me, And whose disc...Rate it:

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Thy Will Be Done
John Greenleaf Whittier
WE see not, know not; all our way Is night, — with Thee alone is day: From out the torrent's troubled drift, Above the storm our prayers we lift, T...Rate it:

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To A Jar Of Wine
Eugene Field
O gracious jar,--my friend, my twin, Born at the time when I was born,-- Whether tomfoolery you inspire Or animate with love's desire, Or flame the...Rate it:

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To A Lady On Her Remarkable Preservation In A Hurrican In North-Carolina
Phillis Wheatley
THOUGH thou did'st hear the tempest from afar, And felt'st the horrors of the wat'ry war, To me unknown, yet on this peaceful shore Methinks I hear...Rate it:

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To a Lady, with Some Coloured Patterns of Flowers
William Shenstone
Madam,- Though rude the draughts, though artless seem the lines, From one unskill'd in verse, or in designs; Oft has good-nature been the fool's d...Rate it:

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