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Weak Is The Will Of Man, His Judgement Blind
William Wordsworth
'WEAK is the will of Man, his judgment blind; 'Remembrance persecutes, and Hope betrays; 'Heavy is woe;--and joy, for human-kind, 'A mournful thing...Rate it:

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Wealth
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Who shall tell what did befall, Far away in time, when once, Over the lifeless ball, Hung idle stars and suns? What god the element obeyed? Wi...Rate it:

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Work chapter VII
Khalil Gibran
Then a ploughman said, "Speak to us of Work." And he answered, saying: You work that you may keep pace with the earth and the soul of the earth...Rate it:

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A Baby's Death
Algernon Charles Swinburne
A little soul scarce fledged for earth Takes wing with heaven again for goal Even while we hailed as fresh from birth A little soul. Our thought...Rate it:

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Again—his voice is at the door
Emily Dickinson
Again—his voice is at the door— I feel the old Degree— I hear him ask the servant For such an one—as me— I take a flower—as I go— My face to justi...Rate it:

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Every Thing
Harold Monro
Since man has been articulate, Mechanical, improvidently wise, (Servant of Fate), He has not understood the little cries And foreign conversati...Rate it:

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Jap Miller
James Whitcomb Riley
Jap Miller down at Martinsville's the blamedest feller yit! When _he_ starts in a-talkin' other folks is apt to quit!-- 'Pears like that mouth o' h...Rate it:

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Jehovah-Nissi. The Lord My Banner
William Cowper
(Exodus, xvii.15) By whom was David taught To aim the deadly blow, When he Goliath fought, And laid the Gittite low? Nor sword nor spear the ...Rate it:

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Piel Ballad (For the King of Piel)
Graham Eccles
king of piel, lord of ale hear the cryer wail be crowned this day upon piel isle let the knights set sail proclaim his glory to the sea, and t...Rate it:

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Saša Milivojev - CONVERSATION WITH ALLAH
Saša Milivojev
You The Ruler The Master of Worlds Allah Merciful Compassionate I praise and pray Before my I eyes I had a veil Grave suffering captured in my body...Rate it:

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Saša Milivojev - LET ME GO
Saša Milivojev
Let me go My life is a poem My word a fountain To quench your thirst I A servant of God The advice you reject I claim that I speak unconsciously Th...Rate it:

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A School Song
Rudyard Kipling
Prelude to "Stalky & Co." "Let us now praise famous men"-- Men of little showing-- For their work continueth, And their work continueth, Broad ...Rate it:

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ER ZAGRIFIZZIO D'ABBRAMO II (Abraham's Sacrifice 2)
Giuseppe Gioacchino Belli
Doppo fatta un boccon de colazzione Partirno tutt'e quattro a giorno chiaro, E camminorno sempre in orazzione Pe quarche mijo ppiù der centinaro...Rate it:

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A Farewell To Tobacco
Charles Lamb
May the Babylonish curse Straight confound my stammering verse, If I can a passage see In this word-perplexity, Or a fit expression find, Or a lang...Rate it:

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Habakkuk
Thomas Parnell
Now leave the Porch, to vision now retreat, Where the next rapture glows with varying heat; Now change the time, and change the Temple scene, The f...Rate it:

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"I Baptize Thee..."
Kurt Philip Behm
Am I so entitled, is it there in my name Is the water redemptive, my salvation proclaimed Does the Rock Of All Ages line my river with ston...Rate it:

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A Desire To Praise
Thomas Parnell
Propitious Son of God to thee With all my soul I bend my knee, My wish I send my want impart, And dedicate my mind and heart, For as an absent pare...Rate it:

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A Lady Forsaken Complayneth
Sir Edward Dyer
If pleasures be in painfulness, in pleasures doth my body rest, If joyes accord with carefulness, a joyful hart is in my brest: If prison strong be...Rate it:

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A Monumental Column
John Webster
TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE SIR ROBERT CARR, VISCOUNT ROCHESTER, KNIGHT OF THE MOST NOBLE ORDER OF THE GARTER, AND ONE OF HIS MAJESTY'S MOST HONOURABLE...Rate it:

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A Mother In Egypt
Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall
'About midnight will I go out into the midst of Egypt: and all the firstborn in the land of Egypt shall die, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sit...Rate it:

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A New Pilgrimage: Sonnet XXXIX
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
Ancient of days! What word is thy command To one befooled of wit and his own way? What counsel hast thou, and what chastening hand For a lost soul ...Rate it:

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A PARANAETICALL, OR ADVISIVE VERSETO HIS FRIEND, MR JOHN WICKS
Robert Herrick
Is this a life, to break thy sleep, To rise as soon as day doth peep? To tire thy patient ox or ass By noon, and let thy good days pass, Not knowin...Rate it:

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A Portrait
Christina Georgina Rossetti
I She gave up beauty in her tender youth, Gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways; She covered up her eyes lest they should gaze On vanity, an...Rate it:

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A Royal Princess
Christina Georgina Rossetti
I, a princess, king-descended, decked with jewels, gilded, drest, Would rather be a peasant with her baby at her breast, For all I shine so like th...Rate it:

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A Sequence of Sonnets on the Death of Robert Browning
Algernon Charles Swinburne
I1. The clearest eyes in all the world they read . With sense more keen and spirit of sight more true . Than burns and thri...Rate it:

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