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Instans Tyrannus
Robert Browning
I soberly laid my last plan To extinguish the man. Round his creep-hole, with never a break Ran myRate it:

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Julian and Maddalo (excerpt)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
because it cannot scorn The thoughts it would extinguish: 'twas forlorn, Yet pleasing, such as Rate it:

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Just So that
Nikhil Parekh
soul, And I endlessly kept trying to extinguish every speck of my beleaguered existence; just so Rate it:

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Just Unite
Nikhil Parekh
just bang, Don't surrender; just smash, Don't extinguish; just evolve, Don't drift; just daunt, Rate it:

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Love Among The Ruins
Robert Browning
embrace Of my face, Ere we rush, ere we extinguish sight and speech Each on each. VII. Rate it:

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Love Among The Ruins
Robert Browning
first embrace Of my face, Ere we rush, ere we extinguish sight and speech Each on each. VII. In oRate it:

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Love-Trilogy
Mathilde Blind
it be. Many tears cannot quench, nor my sighs extinguish, the flames of love's fire, Which liftethRate it:

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Make Love Every Moment; Every Day
Nikhil Parekh
even as the planet commenced to wholesomely extinguish and subside, The most perfect day for &quoRate it:

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Marriage
Marianne Moore
by "the illusion of a fire effectual to extinguish fire," compared with which the shining of the eaRate it:

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Master Hugues Of Saxe-Gotha
Robert Browning
the church empties apace: Fast they extinguish the lights. Hallo there, sacristan! Five minutes' Rate it:

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More Life—went out—when He went
Emily Dickinson
necessary, to reduce The Ethiop within. Others—extinguish easier— A Gnat's minutest Fan SufficientRate it:

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Night-Scene in Genoa
Felicia Dorothea Hemans
freedom's altar brightly burning, But, once extinguish'd, ne'er returning; By all your hopes of bliRate it:

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Not Even My Pride Shall Suffer Much
Edna St. Vincent Millay
true A vestal to that only pride Wet wood cannot extinguish, nor Sand, nor its embers scattered, foRate it:

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Ode IV: To The Honourable Charles Townshend In The Country
Mark Akenside
o my lyre Reprove ambition's best desire? Extinguish glory's flame? Far other was the task injoin'dRate it:

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On A Nun
George Gordon Lord Byron
while the torch of Hymen newly fired Becomes extinguish'd, soon - too soon - expires: But thine, wiRate it:

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On Finding A Fan
George Gordon Lord Byron
remembers­ While every hope of love expires, Extinguish'd with the dying embers. The first, thoughRate it:

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Orphaned
Nikhil Parekh
downpour of rain; when infact it would extinguish in entirety; as the first droplet of water struckRate it:

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Our Love Would Immortally Conquer.
Nikhil Parekh
Our physical forms might inevitably extinguish one day; but the fervently maniacal longing in eacRate it:

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Queen Mab: Part VI (excerpts)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
That fades not when the lamp of earthly life, Extinguish'd in the dampness of the grave, AwhiRate it:

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Remember This. The Next Time You Set Out To Rape.
Nikhil Parekh
destiny; which now wanted to do nothing else but extinguish wholesomely, You're not just raping hRate it:

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Sonnet LIII.
Charlotte Smith
forgotten, tender friendship past, Which, once extinguish'd, can revive no more! O'er the blank voiRate it:

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The Borough. Letter XIII: The Alms-House And Trustees
George Crabbe
and rushlight met his troubled eyes; But these extinguish'd, and his prayer address'd To Heaven in Rate it:

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The Burning of the Ship Kent
William Topaz McGonagall
in each face; And the sailors tried hard to extinguish the flame, But, oh Heaven! all their exertioRate it:

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The Clepington Catastrophe
William Topaz McGonagall
of waste, Which the brave firemen ran to extinguish in great haste. They left their wives that moRate it:

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The Dunciad: Book IV
Alexander Pope
of Chaos, and of Night, To blot out order, and extinguish light, Of dull and venal a new world to mRate it:

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