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Anna, thy Charms
Robert Burns
Yestreen I had a pint o' wine, A place where body saw na; Yestreen lay on this breast o' mine The gowden locks of Anna. The hungry Jew...Rate it:

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A Ballad Of Pikeville
Ambrose Bierce
Down in Southern Arizona where the Gila monster thrives, And the 'Mescalero,' gifted with a hundred thousand lives, Every hour renounces one of the...Rate it:

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'Peaceable Expulsion'
Ambrose Bierce
DRAMATIS PERSONAE. MOUNTWAVE _a Politician_ HARDHAND _a Workingman_ TOK BAK _a Chinaman_ SATAN _a Friend to Mountwave_ CHORUS OF FOREIGN VOTERS. ...Rate it:

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'We're All Australians Now'
Andrew Barton Paterson
Australia takes her pen in hand To write a line to you, To let you fellows understand How proud we are of you. From shearing shed and cattle run, ...Rate it:

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Emma Lazarus
Thou two-faced year, Mother of Change and Fate, Didst weep when Spain cast forth with flaming sword, The children of the prophets of the Lord, P...Rate it:

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A Discontented Sugar Broker
William Schwenck Gilbert
A gentleman of City fame Now claims your kind attention; East India broking was his game, His name I shall not mention: No one of finely-pointed se...Rate it:

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A Letter
John Greenleaf Whittier
'TIS over, Moses! All is lost! I hear the bells a-ringing; Of Pharaoh and his Red Sea host I hear the Free-Wills singing.* We're routed, Moses, hor...Rate it:

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A Letter From Peking
Harriet Monroe
October I5th, 1910. My friend, dear friend, why should I hear your voice Over the Babel of voices, suddenly Calling as from the new world to the o...Rate it:

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A Message to America
Alan Seeger
You have the grit and the guts, I know; You are ready to answer blow for blow You are virile, combative, stubborn, hard, But your honor ends wit...Rate it:

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A Panegyric
Edmund Waller
[To my Lord Protector, of the Present Greatness, and Joint Interest, of His Highness, and this Nation.] While with a strong and yet a gentle hand,...Rate it:

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A Panegyric Of The Dean In The Person Of A Lady In The North
Jonathan Swift
Resolved my gratitude to show, Thrice reverend Dean, for all I owe, Too long I have my thanks delay'd; Your favours left too long unpaid; But now, ...Rate it:

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A poem, Sacred to the Glorious memory of King George
Richard Savage
Let gaudy Mirth, to the blithe Carrol-song, In loose light-measur'd Numbers dance along; Thou, Muse no flow'ry Fancies here display, Nor warble wit...Rate it:

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A Poet's Father
Ambrose Bierce
Welcker, I'm told, can boast a father great And honored in the service of the State. Public Instruction all his mind employs He guides its methods ...Rate it:

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A Radical War Song
Thomas Babbington Macaulay
Awake, arise, the hour is come, For rows and revolutions; There's no receipt like pike and drum For crazy constitutions. Close, close the shop!...Rate it:

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A Royal Princess
Christina Georgina Rossetti
I, a princess, king-descended, decked with jewels, gilded, drest, Would rather be a peasant with her baby at her breast, For all I shine so like th...Rate it:

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A Satire, in Imitation of the Third of Juvenal
John Oldham
1Though much concern'd to leave my dear old friend, 2I must however his design commend 3Of fixing in the country: for were I 4As free to choose my ...Rate it:

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A Servant To Servants
Robert Frost
I didn't make you know how glad I was To have you come and camp here on our land. I promised myself to get down some day And see the way you lived,...Rate it:

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A Spiritual Manifestation
John Greenleaf Whittier
To-day the plant by Williams set Its summer bloom discloses; The wilding sweethrier of his prayers Is crowned with cultured roses. Once more the I...Rate it:

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A Tale of the Sea
William Topaz McGonagall
A pathetic tale of the sea I will unfold, Enough to make one's blood run cold; Concerning four fishermen cast adrift in a dory. As I've been told I...Rate it:

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A Vision Splendid
Victor James Daley
Half waking and half dreaming, While starry lamps hung low I saw a vision splendid Upon the darkness glow. The Capital Australian, With w...Rate it:

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Abraham Davenport
John Greenleaf Whittier
In the old days (a custom laid aside With breeches and cocked hats) the people sent Their wisest men to make the public laws. And so, from a brown ...Rate it:

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Ad Cattonum
Ambrose Bierce
I know not, Mr. Catton, who you are, Nor very clearly why; but you go far To show that you are many things beside A Chilean Consul with a tempting ...Rate it:

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Advice To A Raven In Russia (1812)
Joel Barlow
Black fool, why winter here? These frozen skies, Worn by your wings and deafen'd by your cries, Should warn you hence, where milder suns invite, An...Rate it:

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Algernon Charles Swinburne
IN the beginning God made thee A woman well to look upon, Thy tender body as a tree Whereon cool wind hath always blown Till the clean branches be ...Rate it:

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Alphonso Of Castile
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I Alphonso live and learn, Seeing nature go astern. Things deteriorate in kind, Lemons run to leaves and rind, Meagre crop of figs and limes, Short...Rate it:

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