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To a Lady Upon a Looking-Glass Sent
James Shirley
When this crystal shall present Your beauty to your eye, Think that lovely face was meant To dress another by. For not to make them proud, The...Rate it:

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To Dr. Richard Helsham Upon My Recovery From A Dangerous Fit Of Sickness.
Mary Barber
For fleeting Life recall'd, for Health restor'd, Be first the God of Life and Health ador'd; Whose boundless Mercy claims this Tribute due: And nex...Rate it:

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To Ellinda Upon His Late Recovery. A Paradox
Richard Lovelace
I. How I grieve that I am well! All my health was in my sicknes, Go then, Destiny, and tell, Very death is in this quicknes. ...Rate it:

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To his Friends of Christ-Church upon the mislike of the Marriage of the Arts acted at Woodstock
Henry King
But is it true, the Court mislik't the Play, That Christ-Church and the Arts have lost the day; That Ignoramus should so far excell, Their Hobby...Rate it:

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To His Noble Friend, Mr. Richard Lovelace, Upon His Poems
Andrew Marvell
Sir, Our times are much degenerate from those Which your sweet muse with your fair fortune chose, And as complexions alter with the climes, Our...Rate it:

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To His Worthy Friend Doctor Witty Upon His Translation Of The Popular Errors
Andrew Marvell
Sit further, and make room for thine own fame, Where just desert enrolles thy honour'd Name The good Interpreter. Some in this task Take of the Cyp...Rate it:

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To Mr. Cyriack Skinner Upon His Blindness
John Milton
Cyriack, this three years day these eys, though clear To outward view, of blemish or of spot; Bereft of light thir seeing have forgot, Nor to thir ...Rate it:

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To my Friend M. Ben Jonson, upon his Catiline
Francis Beaumont
If thou hadst itch'd after the wild applause Of common people, and hadst made thy laws In writing such as catch'd at present voice, I should commen...Rate it:

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To our Lord, upon the Water Made Wine
Richard Crashaw
Thou water turn'st to wine, fair friend of life, Thy foe, to cross the sweet arts of thy reign, Distills from thence the tears of wrath and strife,...Rate it:

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To The Genius Of Mr. John Hall. On His Exact Translation Of Hierocles His Comment Upon The Golden Verses Of Pythagoras.
Richard Lovelace
Tis not from cheap thanks thinly to repay Th' immortal grove of thy fair-order'd bay Thou planted'st round my humble fane, that I Stick on thy hear...Rate it:

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TO THE LADY CREWE, UPON THE DEATH OF HER CHILD
Robert Herrick
Why, Madam, will ye longer weep, Whenas your baby's lull'd asleep? And, pretty child, feels now no more Those pains it lately felt before. All now...Rate it:

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To The Rose Upon The Rood Of Time
William Butler Yeats
Red Rose, proud Rose, sad Rose of all my days! Come near me, while I sing the ancient ways: Cuchulain battling with the bitter tide; The Druid, gre...Rate it:

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To the same Lady upon Mr. Burtons Melancholy
Henry King
If in this Glass of Humours you do find The Passions or diseases of your mind, Here without pain, you safely may endure, Though not to suffer, y...Rate it:

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ToTthe Right Honourable The Lady Elizabeth Germain, Upon Seeing Her Do A generous Action.
Mary Barber
When Ruin threaten'd me of late, With all its ghastly Train; Some Pow'r, in Pity to my Fate, Sent bountiful Germain, Her Soul is mov'd with my Dis...Rate it:

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Upon a Braid of Hair in a Heart sent by Mrs. E. H.
Henry King
In this small Character is sent My Loves eternal Monument. Whil'st we shall live, know, this chain'd Heart Is our affections counter-part. And ...Rate it:

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UPON A CHILD
Robert Herrick
Here a pretty baby lies Sung asleep with lullabies; Pray be silent, and not stir Th' easy earth that covers her. Rate it:

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UPON A CHILD THAT DIED
Robert Herrick
Here she lies, a pretty bud, Lately made of flesh and blood; Who as soon fell fast asleep, As her little eyes did peep. --Give her strewings, but n...Rate it:

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UPON A DELAYING LADY
Robert Herrick
Come, come away Or let me go; Must I here stay Because you're slow, And will continue so; --Troth, lady, no. I scorn to be A slave to state; And s...Rate it:

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Upon a Fit of Sickness,Anno 1632 Aetatis Suae, 19
Anne Bradstreet
Twice ten years old not fully told since nature gave me breath, My race is run, my thread spun, lo, here is fatal death. All men must d...Rate it:

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Upon A House Shaken By The Land Agitation
William Butler Yeats
HOW should the world be luckier if this house, Where passion and precision have been one Time out of mind, became too ruinous To breed the lidleSs ...Rate it:

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Upon A Looking Glass
John Bunyan
In this see thou thy beauty, hast thou any, Or thy defects, should they be few or many. Thou may'st, too, here thy spots and freckles see, Hast tho...Rate it:

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Upon A Lowering Of Morning
John Bunyan
Well, with the day I see the clouds appear, And mix the light with darkness everywhere; This threatening is, to travellers that go Long journeys, s...Rate it:

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UPON A MAID
Robert Herrick
Here she lies, in bed of spice, Fair as Eve in paradise; For her beauty, it was such, Poets could not praise too much. Virgins come, and in a ring ...Rate it:

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UPON A PAINTED GENTLEWOMAN
Robert Herrick
Men say you're fair; and fair ye are, 'tis true; But, hark! we praise the painter now, not you. Rate it:

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Upon A Penny Loaf
John Bunyan
Thy price one penny is in time of plenty, In famine doubled, 'tis from one to twenty. Yea, no man knows what price on thee to set When there is but...Rate it:

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