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Phantasmagoria CANTO VI ( Dyscomfyture )
Lewis Carroll
As one who strives a hill to climb, Who never climbed before: Who finds it, in a little time, Grow every moment less sublime, And votes the thing a...Rate it:

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Phantasmagoria CANTO VII ( Sad Souvenaunce )
Lewis Carroll
"WHAT'S this?" I pondered. "Have I slept? Or can I have been drinking?" But soon a gentler feeling crept Upon me, and I sat and wept An hour or...Rate it:

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Rokeby: Canto II.
Sir Walter Scott
I. Far in the chambers of the west, The gale had sigh'd itself to rest; The moon was cloudless now and clear, But pale, and soon to disappear. ...Rate it:

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Rokeby: Canto III.
Sir Walter Scott
I. The hunting tribes of air and earth Respect the brethren of their birth; Nature, who loves the claim of kind, Less cruel chase to each assig...Rate it:

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Rokeby: Canto IV.
Sir Walter Scott
I. When Denmark's raven soar'd on high, Triumphant through Northumbrian sky, Till, hovering near, her fatal croak Bade Reged's Britons dread th...Rate it:

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Rokeby: Canto V.
Sir Walter Scott
I. The sultry summer day is done, The western hills have hid the sun, But mountain peak and village spire Retain reflection of his fire. Old B...Rate it:

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Rokeby: Canto VI.
Sir Walter Scott
I. The summer sun, whose early power Was wont to gild Matilda's bower, And rouse her with his matin ray Her duteous orisons to pay, That morni...Rate it:

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Rural Sports: A Georgic - Canto I.
John Gay
You, who the sweets of rural life have known, Despise the ungrateful hurry of the town; In Windsor groves your easy hours employ, And, undistub'd, ...Rate it:

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Rural Sports: A Georgic - Canto II.
John Gay
Now, sporting muse, draw in the flowing reins, Leave the clear streams a while for sunny plains. Should you the various arms and toils rehearse, An...Rate it:

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Spenserian Stanza. Written At The Close Of Canto II, Book V, Of
John Keats
In after-time, a sage of mickle lore Yclep'd Typographus, the Giant took, And did refit his limbs as heretofore, And made him read in many a learne...Rate it:

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The Abencerrage : Canto I.
Felicia Dorothea Hemans
Lonely and still are now thy marble halls, Thou fair Alhambra! there the feast is o'er; And with the murmur of thy fountain-falls, Blend the wild t...Rate it:

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The Abencerrage : Canto II.
Felicia Dorothea Hemans
Fair land! of chivalry the old domain, Land of the vine and olive, lovely Spain! Though not for thee with classic shores to vie In charms that fix ...Rate it:

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The Abencerrage : Canto III.
Felicia Dorothea Hemans
Heroes of elder days! untaught to yield, Who bled for Spain on many an ancient field; Ye, that around the oaken cross of yore Stood firm and fearle...Rate it:

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The Angel In The House. Book I. Canto I.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes. I The Impossibility Lo, Love's obey'd by all. 'Tis right That all should know what they obey, Lest erring conscience damp delight, And ...Rate it:

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The Angel In The House. Book I. Canto II.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes. I The Paragon When I behold the skies aloft Passing the pageantry of dreams, The cloud whose bosom, cygnet-soft, A couch for nuptial Ju...Rate it:

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The Angel In The House. Book I. Canto III.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes I The Lover He meets, by heavenly chance express, The destined maid; some hidden hand Unveils to him that loveliness Which others cannot...Rate it:

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The Angel In The House. Book I. Canto IV.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes I The Rose of the World Lo, when the Lord made North and South And sun and moon ordained, He, Forthbringing each by word of mouth In ord...Rate it:

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The Angel In The House. Book I. Canto IX.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes. I The Wife's Tragedy Man must be pleased; but him to please Is woman's pleasure; down the gulf Of his condoled necessities She casts he...Rate it:

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The Angel In The House. Book I. Canto V.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes. I The Comparison Where she succeeds with cloudless brow, In common and in holy course, He fails, in spite of prayer and vow And agonies...Rate it:

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The Angel In The House. Book I. Canto VI.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes. I Perfect Love rare Most rare is still most noble found, Most noble still most incomplete; Sad law, which leaves King Love uncrown'd In...Rate it:

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The Angel In The House. Book I. Canto VII.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes. I Love's Immortality How vilely 'twere to misdeserve The poet's gift of perfect speech, In song to try, with trembling nerve, The limit...Rate it:

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The Angel In The House. Book I. Canto VIII.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes. I Life of Life What's that, which, ere I spake, was gone: So joyful and intense a spark That, whilst o'erhead the wonder shone, The day...Rate it:

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The Angel In The House. Book I. Canto X.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes. I The Joyful Wisdom Would Wisdom for herself be woo'd, And wake the foolish from his dream, She must be glad as well as good, And must ...Rate it:

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The Angel In The House. Book I. Canto XI.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes. I The Daughter of Eve The woman's gentle mood o'erstept Withers my love, that lightly scans The rest, and does in her accept All her ow...Rate it:

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The Angel In The House. Book I. Canto XII.
Coventry Patmore
Preludes. I The Chace She wearies with an ill unknown; In sleep she sobs and seems to float, A water-lily, all alone Within a lonely castle-moat;...Rate it:

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