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The Careless Good Fellow
John Oldham
1 A pox of this fooling, and plotting of late, 2 What a pother, and stir has it kept in the state? 3 Let the rabble run mad with susp...Rate it:

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The City of Brass
Rudyard Kipling
“Here was a people whom after their works thou shalt see wept over for their lost dominion:and in this palace is the last information respecting lo...Rate it:

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The Civil Wars (excerpts)
Samuel Daniel
XXXVI The swift approach and unexpected speed The king had made upon this new-rais'd force, In the unconfirmed troops, much fear did bre...Rate it:

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The Cloud
Charles Harpur
One summer morn, out of the sea-waves wild, A speck-like Cloud, the season’s fated child, Came softly floating up the boundless sky, And o’er th...Rate it:

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The Columbiad: Book II
Joel Barlow
The Argument Natives of America appear in vision. Their manners and characters. Columbus demands the cause of the dissimilarity of men in differen...Rate it:

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The Columbiad: Book IX
Joel Barlow
The Argument Vision suspended. Night scene, as contemplated from the mount of vision. Columbus inquires the reason of the slow progress of science...Rate it:

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The Common Men
Edward George Dyson
The great men framed the fierce decrees Embroiling State with State; They bit their thumbs across the seas In diplomatic hate; They lit the pyr...Rate it:

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The Coronation Of Inez De Castro
Felicia Dorothea Hemans
There was music on the midnight; From a royal fane it roll'd, And a mighty bell, each pause between, Sternly and slowly toll'd. Strange was their m...Rate it:

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The Curse Of The Charter-Breakers
John Greenleaf Whittier
IN Westminster's royal halls, Robed in their pontificals, England's ancient prelates stood For the people's right and good. Closed around the waiti...Rate it:

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The Cynic's Bequest
Ambrose Bierce
In that fair city, Ispahan, There dwelt a problematic man, Whose angel never was released, Who never once let out his beast, But kept, through all ...Rate it:

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The Death of William Rufus
Robert Fuller Murray
The Red King's gone a-hunting, in the woods his father made For the tall red deer to wander through the thicket and the glade, The King and Walter ...Rate it:

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The Devil In Hell
La Fontaine
HE surely must be wrong who loving fears; And does not flee when beauty first appears. Ye FAIR, with charms divine, I know your fame; No more I'll ...Rate it:

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The Eve Of Election
John Greenleaf Whittier
FROM gold to gray Our mild sweet day Of Indian Summer fades too soon; But tenderly Above the sea Hangs, white and calm, the hunter's moon. In its p...Rate it:

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The Faerie Queene, Book I, Canto IV (excerpts)
Edmund Spenser
CANTO IIII To sinfull house of Pride, Duessa guides the faithfull knight, Where brothers death to wreak Sansjoy doth chalenge him t...Rate it:

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The Faithful Few: An Ode
William Hamilton
While Pow'r triumphant bears unrival'd Sway, Propt by the Aid of all-prevailing Gold; While bold Corruption blasts the Face of Day, And Men, in Her...Rate it:

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The Famous Speech-Maker Of England Or Baron (Alias Barren) Lovel’s Charge At The Assizes At Exon, April 5, 1710
Jonathan Swift
From London to Exon, By special direction, Came down the world's wonder, Sir Salathiel Blunder, With a quoif on his head As heavy as lead; And thus...Rate it:

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The Ginestra,
Count Giacomo Leopardi
OR THE FLOWER OF THE WILDERNESS. Here, on the arid ridge Of dead Vesuvius, Exterminator terrible, That by no other tree or flower is cheered, Thou...Rate it:

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The Girl Martyr
Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon
Upon his sculptured judgment throne the Roman Ruler sate; His glittering minions stood around in all their gorgeous state; But proud as were the no...Rate it:

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The Happy Shepherd
Phineas Fletcher
Thrice, oh, thrice happy, shepherd's life and state! When courts are happiness' unhappy pawns! His cottage low and safely humble gate Shuts out pro...Rate it:

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The House of the Commonwealth
Roderic Quinn
We sent a word across the seas that said, "The house is finished and the doors are wide, Come, enter in. A stately house it is, with table...Rate it:

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The impact of a dollar upon the heart
Stephen Crane
The impact of a dollar upon the heart Smiles warm red light, Sweeping from the hearth rosily upon the white table, With the hanging cool velvet ...Rate it:

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The Indiscreet Confessions
La Fontaine
FAMED Paris ne'er within its walls had got, Such magick charms as were Aminta's lot, Youth, beauty, temper, fortune, she possessed, And all that sh...Rate it:

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The Interloper
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
The Honourable TORYPHAT addressed the meeting: 'Hem! (Prolonged applause.) Ah - Mistah Chairman, gentlemen. To stem The tide of Socialism - rabid ...Rate it:

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The Lord of Burleigh
Alfred Lord Tennyson
IN her ear he whispers gaily, 'If my heart by signs can tell, Maiden, I have watch'd thee daily, And I think thou lov'st me well.' ...Rate it:

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The Missionary - Canto Sixth
William Lisle Bowles
The second moon had now begun to wane, Since bold Valdivia left the southern plain; Goal of his labours, Penco's port and bay, Far gleaming to the ...Rate it:

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