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Introduction To The True-Born Englishman
Daniel Defoe
pretend To birth and blood, and for a name contend. Go back to causes where our follies dwell, And Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 06 - part 03
Torquato Tasso
'These fools thus under foot I tread, This dare contend with me in equal mart.' Tancred for anger sRate it:

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L'Allegro
John Milton
and judge the prize Of wit or arms, while both contend To win her grace whom all commend. There letRate it:

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Lancelot
Edwin Arlington Robinson
care. You say the truth, But not when you contend the fires of God Are my one fear,—for there is Rate it:

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Licia Sonnets 35
Giles Fletcher The Elder
lips repine and call mine eyes away; Thus both contend to have each other's right, And both conspRate it:

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Mont Blanc: Lines Written in the Vale of Chamouni
Percy Bysshe Shelley
it leap for ever, Where woods and winds contend, and a vast river Over its rocks ceaselessly Rate it:

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My Goddess
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Immortal Merits the highest reward? With none contend I, But I will give it To the aye-changing, EvRate it:

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Of Death
John Bunyan
his bones were bars of brass, 'Tis vain here to contend. Submit he must to feeble ones, To worms wRate it:

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Oh, when will you stand forth?
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
formed from my fatuous self. When for faith I contend And our land's ancient ways, When the bridge Rate it:

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On The Hurricane
Anne Kingsmill Finch
Use design'd, Now, vain you found it to contend With not, alas! one Element; your Friend YoRate it:

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On the Prospect of Peace
Thomas Tickell
comptus oliva. Virg. To the Lord Privy Seal Contending kings, and fields of death, too long HaRate it:

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Orlando Furioso Canto 15
Ludovico Ariosto
of his lord, To rank among the valiantest contend, This will I in another place record; Who here a Rate it:

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Ovid In Exile, At Tomis, In Bessarabia, Near The Mouths Of The Danube
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
in skins, and with trousers sewed, they contend with the weather, And their faces alone of the whRate it:

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Palamon And Arcite; Or, The Knight's Tale. From Chaucer. In Three Books. Book III.
John Dryden
appointed, brought. The nations far and near contend in choice, And send the flower of war by pubRate it:

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Paradise Lost: Book 01
John Milton
merit, That with the Mightiest raised me to contend, And to the fierce contentions brought along Rate it:

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Riddles By Dr. Swift And His Friends
Jonathan Swift
each leader's tent; Or whether, as the learn'd contend, You from the neighbouring Gaul descend; Or Rate it:

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Sappho to Phaon (Ovid Heroid XV)
Alexander Pope
no more could rival me, That ev'n those Gods contend in charms with thee. The Muses teach me all thRate it:

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Sir Eustace Grey
George Crabbe
so blest, so well, And dreamt not I must soon contend With those malignant powers of hell. PHYSICIRate it:

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Sonnet 60: Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore
William Shakespeare
goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. Nativity once in the main of light, Crawls toRate it:

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Sonnet XIV: Alas, Have I Not
Sir Philip Sidney
spend, But with your rhubarb words you must contend, To grieve me worse, in saying that desire Rate it:

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Spring - The First Pastoral ; or Damon
Alexander Pope
Sylvia, shall be thine. Damon. Cease to contend, for, Daphnis, I decree, The bowl tRate it:

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Tale IX
George Crabbe
compel thee to restrain Thy nobler efforts, to contend with pain; Or want (sad guest!) will in thy Rate it:

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Tannhauser
Emma Lazarus
beneath his breath. 'Were I a pagan, riding to contend For the Olympic wreath, O with what zeal, WhRate it:

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The Abencerrage : Canto I.
Felicia Dorothea Hemans
around him wave; There bleed the fallen, there contend the brave, While echoing domes return the baRate it:

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The Athenaid: Volume II: Book the Seventeenth
Richard Glover
gratulating voices, on his neck Cling, and contend for kisses from those lips Approv'd in kindness;Rate it:

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