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The Dwarves
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Loke sat and thought, till his dark eyes gleam With joy at the deed he'd done; When Sif looked into the crystal stream, Her courage was wellnigh go...Rate it:

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The Flesh and the Spirit
Anne Bradstreet
In secret place where once I stood Close by the Banks of Lacrim flood, I heard two sisters reason on Things that are past and things...Rate it:

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The Ghost of Deacon Brown
James Weldon Johnson
In a backwoods town Lived Deacon Brown, And he was a miser old; He would trust no bank, So he dug, and sank In the ground a box of gold, Down deep ...Rate it:

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The Guardian Angels
Dora Sigerson Shorter
A Ballad Father John in the green lane went And he drew his robe full tight, 'I would,' quoth he, 'I were home again For there's evil in the night...Rate it:

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The Man From Eldorado
Robert William Service
He's the man from Eldorado, and he's just arrived in town, In moccasins and oily buckskin shirt. He's gaunt as any Indian, and pretty nigh ...Rate it:

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The Marriage Of Tirzah And Ahirad
Thomas Babbington Macaulay
IT is the dead of night: Yet more than noonday light Beams far and wide from many a gorgeous hall. Unnumbered harps are tinkling, Unnumbered la...Rate it:

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The Moon is Up
Alfred Noyes
The moon is up, the stars are bright. the wind is fresh and free! We're out to seek the gold tonight across the silver sea! The world is growing gr...Rate it:

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The Real Question
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Folks is talkin' 'bout de money, 'bout de silvah an' de gold; All de time de season 's changin' an' de days is gittin' cold. An' dey 's wond'rin' '...Rate it:

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The Red Lacquer Music-Stand
Amy Lowell
A music-stand of crimson lacquer, long since brought In some fast clipper-ship from China, quaintly wrought With bossed and carven flowers and frui...Rate it:

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The Spirit Of Discovery By Sea - Book The Fifth
William Lisle Bowles
Such are thy views, DISCOVERY! The great world Rolls to thine eye revealed; to thee the Deep Submits its awful empire; Industry Awakes, and Commerc...Rate it:

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The Troubadour. Canto 1 A
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
CALL to mind your loveliest dream,-- When your sleep is lull'd by a mountain stream, When your pillow is made of the violet, And over your head the...Rate it:

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The World In The House
Jane Taylor
PILGRIMS who journey in the narrow way, Should go as little cumbered as they may. 'Tis heavy sailing with a freighted ship ; 'Tis pleasant travelli...Rate it:

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Against Evil Company
Isaac Watts
Why should I join with those in Play, In whom I've no delight, Who curse and swear, but never pray, Who call ill Names, and fight. I hate to hear...Rate it:

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An Old Man Muses
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Can it be I - this Hindenburg, deferring To demagogues, catch phrases, lucky charms And all this mummery about me stirring? Can it be I, lord of hi...Rate it:

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For Valour
John Le Gay Brereton
Hail to you, comrades, who have won, Where the torn lines of battle run By tattered town and ruined mead, The honour that men give with pride To th...Rate it:

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I write of something That is of no thing Yet to fill to full Without a thing at all 100% of nothing, totally bare Lacking sustenance, however ful...Rate it:

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Rudyard Kipling
If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But mak...Rate it:

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A Son of the Soil
James Brunton Stephens
Said the Preacher “All is Vanity!”—appending as a reason That the things we find our pleasure in are bound to pass and pall; But it seems to me tha...Rate it:

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Address To The Tooth-Ache
Robert Burns
My curse upon your venom'd stang, That shoots my tortur'd gums alang; And thro' my lugs gies mony a twang, Wi' gnawing vengeance; Tearing my n...Rate it:

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Death Song
John Webster
Hark, now everything is still; The screech-owl and the whistler shrill Call upon our dame aloud, And bid her quickly don her shroud; Much you had ...Rate it:

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Pagett, M.P.
Rudyard Kipling
The toad beneath the harrow knows Exactly where eath tooth-point goes. The butterfly upon the road Preaches contentment to that toad. Pagett, M.P....Rate it:

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Paul Laurence Dunbar
'THOU art a fool,' said my head to my heart, 'Indeed, the greatest of fools thou art, To be led astray by the trick of a tress, By a smiling face o...Rate it:

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The Shrouding of the Duchess of Malfi
John Webster
Hark, now everything is still, The screech-owl and the whistler shrill, Call upon our dame aloud, And bid her quickly don her shroud! Much you ...Rate it:

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The Whitest Man I Know
John Milton Hayes
HE’S acruisin’ in a pearler with a dirty nigger crew, Abuyin’ pearls and copra for a stingy Spanish Jew, And his face is tann’d like leather ’neath...Rate it:

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A Man's a Man for A' That
Robert Burns
Is there for honesty poverty That hings his head, an' a' that; The coward slave - we pass him by, We dare be poor for a' that! For a' that, an'...Rate it:

(3.67 / 3 votes)

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