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Translations And Adaptations From Heine
Ezra Pound
FROM ‘DIE HEIMKEHR' I Is your hate, then, of such measure? Do you, truly, so detest me? Through all the world will I complain Of how you have addr...Rate it:

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Acon and Rhodope
Walter Savage Landor
The Year's twelve daughters had in turn gone by, Of measured pace tho' varying mien all twelve, Some froward, some sedater, some adorn'd For festiv...Rate it:

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Argentile and Curan. - Albion's England (excerpt)
William Warner
The Brutons thus departed hence, seven kingdoms here begun,-- Where diversely in divers broils the Saxons lost and won,-- King Edel and king ...Rate it:

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Botany Bay Eclogues 03 - Humphrey And William
Robert Southey
(Time, Noon.) HUMPHREY: See'st thou not William that the scorching Sun By this time half his daily race has run? The savage thrusts his light can...Rate it:

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Death and Burial of Lord Tennyson
William Topaz McGonagall
Alas! England now mourns for her poet that's gone- The late and the good Lord Tennyson. I hope his soul has fled to heaven above, Where there is ev...Rate it:

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Emily, John, James, and I
William Schwenck Gilbert
EMILY JANE was a nursery maid, JAMES was a bold Life Guard, JOHN was a constable, poorly paid (And I am a doggerel bard). A very good girl was EMI...Rate it:

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Hermann And Dorothea - IX. Urania
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
CONCLUSION. O YE Muses, who gladly favour a love that is heartfelt, Who on his way the excellent youth have hitherto guided, Who have press'd the ...Rate it:

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Llewellyn and the Tree
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Could he have made Priscilla share The paradise that he had planned, Llewellyn would have loved his wife As well as any in the land. Could he ...Rate it:

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Merlin And Vivien
Alfred Lord Tennyson
A storm was coming, but the winds were still, And in the wild woods of Broceliande, Before an oak, so hollow, huge and old It looked a tower of ...Rate it:

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The Borough. Letter XVIII: The Poor And Their
George Crabbe
Dwellings YES! we've our Borough-vices, and I know How far they spread, how rapidly they grow; Yet think not virtue quits the busy place, Nor chari...Rate it:

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The House Of Dust: Part 02: 06: Adele And Davis
Conrad Potter Aiken
She turned her head on the pillow, and cried once more. And drawing a shaken breath, and closing her eyes, To shut out, if she could, this dingy ro...Rate it:

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The Turtle And Sparrow. An Elegiac Tale
Matthew Prior
Behind an unfrequented glade, Where yew and myrtle mix their shade, A widow Turtle pensive sat, And wept her murder'd lover's fate. The Sparrow ch...Rate it:

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Troilus And Criseyde: Book 05
Geoffrey Chaucer
Incipit Liber Quintus. Aprochen gan the fatal destinee That Ioves hath in disposicioun, And to yow, angry Parcas, sustren three, Committeth, to do...Rate it:

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Twilight And Peace
Roderic Quinn
O GREY and dewy Twilight, Thou, who comest softly, bringing Silence sweeter than all music, Song of bird or mortal singing; Thou, who walkest with ...Rate it:

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The Walrus and the Carpenter
Lewis Carroll
The sun was shining on the sea, Shining with all his might: He did his very best to make The billows smooth and bright -- And this was odd, because...Rate it:

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Book Sixth [Cambridge and the Alps]
William Wordsworth
THE leaves were fading when to Esthwaite's banks And the simplicities of cottage life I bade farewell; and, one among the youth Who, summoned by th...Rate it:

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Boulogne To Amiens And Paris (3 to 11 P.M.; 3rd Class)
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Strong extreme speed, that the brain hurries with, Further than trees, and hedges, and green grass Whitened by distance,—further than small pools...Rate it:

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Cymon And Iphigenia. From Boccace
John Dryden
Old as I am, for lady's love unfit, The power of beauty I remember yet, Which once inflamed my soul, and still inspires my wit. If love be folly, ...Rate it:

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Evarra And His Gods
Rudyard Kipling
~Read here: This is the story of Evarra -- man -- Maker of Gods in lands beyond the sea.~ Because the city gave him of her gold, Because the cara...Rate it:

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For I Must Sing of All I Feel and Know
James Thomson
For I must sing of all I feel and know, Waiting with Memnon passive near the palms, Until the heavenly light doth dawn and grow And thrill my si...Rate it:

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Mr and Mrs Discobbolos
Edward Lear
First Part Mr and Mrs Discobbolos Climbed to the top of a wall, And they sat to watch the sunset sky And to hear the Nupiter Piffkin cry And the Bi...Rate it:

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Parables And Riddles
Friedrich Schiller
I. A bridge of pearls its form uprears High o'er a gray and misty sea; E'en in a moment it appears, And rises upwards giddily....Rate it:

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St. Francis and the Birds
Katharine Tynan
Little sisters, the birds: We must praise God, you and I­ You, with songs that fill the sky, I, with halting words. All things tell His praise...Rate it:

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Stop-And-See
Edward George Dyson
I’M STEWING in a brick-built town; My coat is quite a stylish cut, And, morn and even, up and down, I travel in a common rut; But as the city sound...Rate it:

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The Character Of A Good Parson. Imitated From Chaucer, And Enlarged
John Dryden
A parish-priest was of the pilgrim-train; An awful, reverend, and religious man. His eyes diffused a venerable grace, And charity itself was in his...Rate it:

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