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Maker of Heaven and Earth (All Things Bright and Beautiful)
Cecil Frances Alexander
All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all. Each l...Rate it:

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Cities and Thrones and Powers
Rudyard Kipling
Cities and Thrones and Powers, Stand in Time's eye, Almost as long as flowers, Which daily die: But, as new buds put forth To glad new men, Out of ...Rate it:

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Miles and miles of here and there
Augusta Davies Webster
MILES and miles of here and there Our eager river forced its way, Bent to be it knew not where. It had no rest in delay; And for its haste it had ...Rate it:

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Sad-Eyed and Soft and Grey
William Morris
Sad-Eyed and soft and grey thou art, o morn! Across the long grass of the marshy plain Thy west wind whispers of the coming rain, Thy lark forgets ...Rate it:

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Turns and Movies: Violet Moore and Bert Moore
Conrad Potter Aiken
He thinks her little feet should pass Where dandelions star thickly grass; Her hands should lift in sunlit air Sea-wind should tangle up her hai...Rate it:

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The Men And Women, And The Monkeys
Charles Lamb
A FABLE When beasts by words their meanings could declare, Some well-dressed men and women did repair To gaze upon two monkeys at a fair: And one...Rate it:

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So Far And So Far, And On Toward The End
Walt Whitman
SO far, and so far, and on toward the end, Singing what is sung in this book, from the irresistible impulses of me; But whether I co...Rate it:

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With Hale Affection And Abiding Faith These Rhymes And Pictures Are Inscribed To The Children Everywhere
James Whitcomb Riley
_He owns the bird-songs of the hills-- The laughter of the April rills; And his are all the diamonds set In Morning's dewy coronet,-- And his the D...Rate it:

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'Fire and Sleet and Candlelight'
Elinor Morton Wylie
For this you've striven Daring, to fail: Your sky is riven Like a tearing veil. For this, you've wasted Wings of your youth; Divined, and tas...Rate it:

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And I Lounged and Lay on Their Beds
Constantine P. Cavafy
When I went to that house of pleasure I didn't stay in the front rooms where they celebrate, with some decorum, the accepted modes of love. I went ...Rate it:

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It Nods and Curtseys and Recovers
Alfred Edward Housman
It nods and curtseys and recovers When the wind blows above, The nettle on the graves of lovers That hanged themselves for love. The nettle no...Rate it:

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The Man and the Flea
John Gay
Whether on earth, in air, or main, Sure ev'ry thing alive is vain! Does not the hawk all fowls survey, As destin'd only for his prey? And do not ty...Rate it:

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Palamon And Arcite; Or, The Knight's Tale. From Chaucer. In Three Books. Book I.
John Dryden
In days of old there lived, of mighty fame, A valiant Prince, and Theseus was his name; A chief, who more in feats of arms excelled, The rising ...Rate it:

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Hermann And Dorothea - III. Thalia
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
THE BURGHERS. THUS did the prudent son escape from the hot conversation, But the father continued precisely as he had begun it What is not in a ma...Rate it:

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Palamon And Arcite; Or The Knight's Tale. From Chaucer. In Three Books. Book II.
John Dryden
While Arcite lives in bliss, the story turns Where hopeless Palamon in prison mourns. For six long years immured, the captive knight Had dragged...Rate it:

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Paulo Purganti And His Wife: An Honest, But A Simple Pair
Matthew Prior
Beyond the fix'd and settl'd Rules Of Vice and Virtue in the Schools, Beyond the Letter of the Law, Which keeps our Men and Maids in Awe, The bette...Rate it:

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Absalom and Achitophel
John Dryden
In pious times, e'er Priest-craft did begin, Before Polygamy was made a sin; When man, on many, multiply'd his kind, E'r one to one was, cursedl...Rate it:

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Beauty, Time, and Love
Samuel Daniel
I FAIR is my Love and cruel as she 's fair; Her brow-shades frown, although her eyes are sunny. Her smiles are lightning, though her pride despa...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 King and the Shepherd
Anne Kingsmill Finch
Through ev'ry Age some Tyrant Passion reigns: Now Love prevails, and now Ambition gains Reason's lost Throne, and sov'reign Rule maintains. Tho'...Rate it:

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Alice And The White Knight
Lewis Carroll
Alice was walking beside the White Knight in Looking Glass Land. 'You are sad.' the Knight said in an anxious tone: 'let me sing you a song to com...Rate it:

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Protogenes And Apelles
Matthew Prior
When poets wrote and painters drew As Nature pointed out the view, Ere Gothic forms were known in Greece To spoil the well-proportion'd piece; And ...Rate it:

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Men and Women
James Kenneth Stephen
1. IN THE BACKS. As I was strolling lonely in the Backs, I met a woman whom I did not like. I did not like the way the woman walked: Loose-hippe...Rate it:

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Lovers and a Reflection
Charles Stuart Calverley
In moss-prankt dells which the sunbeams flatter (And heaven it knoweth what that may mean; Meaning, however, is no great matter) Where woods are a-...Rate it:

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Upon The Hill And Grove At Bill-borow
Andrew Marvell
To the Lord Fairfax. See how the arched Earth does here Rise in a perfect Hemisphere! The stiffest Compass could not strike A line more circular a...Rate it:

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