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The Grand Question Debated: Whether Hamilton’s Bawn Should Be Turned Into A Barrack Or Malt-House
Jonathan Swift
Thus spoke to my lady the knight full of care, 'Let me have your advice in a weighty affair. This Hamilton's bawn, while it sticks in my hand I los...Rate it:

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The Green-Hand Rouseabout
Henry Lawson
Call this hot? I beg your pardon. Hot!—you don’t know what it means. (What’s that, waiter? lamb or mutton! Thank you—mine is beef and greens. Bread...Rate it:

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The Habitants Jubilee Ode
William Henry Drummond
I read on de paper mos' ev'ry day, all about Jubilee An' grande procession movin' along, an' passin' across de sea, Dat's chil'ren of Queen Victori...Rate it:

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The Headless Trooper
James Brunton Stephens
“No; not another step, for all The troopers out of hell! I'll camp beside this swamp to-night, Despite the yarns you tell. I'm dead beat, that's a ...Rate it:

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The Holy Fair
Robert Burns
Upon a simmer Sunday morn, When Nature's face is fair, I walked forth to view the corn An' snuff the caller air. The risin' sun owre Galston muirs ...Rate it:

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The Kessack Ferry-Boat Fatality
William Topaz McGonagall
'Twas on Friday the 2nd of March, in the year of 1894, That the Storm Fiend did loudly laugh and roar Along the Black Isle and the Kessack Ferry sh...Rate it:

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The Knight's Song
Lewis Carroll
I'll tell thee everything I can: There's little to relate. I saw an aged aged man, A-sitting on a gate. 'Who are you, aged man?' I said. 'And how ...Rate it:

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The Magic Cup
La Fontaine
THE worst of ills, with jealousy compared, Are trifling torments ev'ry where declared. IMAGINE, to yourself a silly fool, To dark suspicion grown ...Rate it:

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The Man in the Glass
Anonymous Americas
When you get what you want in your struggle for self and the world makes you king for a day Just go to the mirror and look at yourself and see what...Rate it:

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The Midas touch
Nikhil Parekh
When I want it the most, I feel the most deprived. When I like it the most, It just fades into oblivion. When I feel it the most, It stabs me li...Rate it:

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The Mummery
Ambrose Bierce
THE TWO CAVEES DRAMATIS PERSONAE. FITCH _a Pelter of Railrogues_ PICKERING _his Partner, an Enemy to Sin_ OLD NICK _a General Blackwasher_ DEAD C...Rate it:

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The Nightmare
Mario William Vitale
The Nightmare For I thought she had loved me But I was wrong Wandering the desert of emotions I had to be strong She had first loved me so I th...Rate it:

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The Nights at Rocky Bar
Harry 'Breaker' Harbord Morant
Trapping brumbies in the moonlight! those were nights of reckless fun, 'Way back on Campbell's country - on the Goory-bibil run, When saddled up an...Rate it:

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The Old Chartist
George Meredith
I Whate'er I be, old England is my dam! So there's my answer to the judges, clear. I'm nothing of a fox, nor of a lamb; I don't know how to bl...Rate it:

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The Pearl Diver
Andrew Barton Paterson
Kanzo Makame, the diver, sturdy and small Japanee, Seeker of pearls and of pearl-shell down in the depths of the sea, Trudged o'er the bed of the...Rate it:

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The Revelation
Robert William Service
The same old sprint in the morning, boys, to the same old din and smut; Chained all day to the same old desk, down in the same old rut; Posting the...Rate it:

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The River of Leith
William Topaz McGonagall
As I stood upon the Dean Bridge and viewed the beautiful scenery, I felt fascinated and my heart was full of glee, And I exclaimed in an ecstasy of...Rate it:

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The Rule of the A.J.C.
Andrew Barton Paterson
Come all ye bold trainers attend to my song, It's a rule of the A.J.C. You mustn't train ponies, for that's very wrong By the rules of the A.J.C...Rate it:

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The Scurril Press
Ambrose Bierce
OM JONESMITH _(loquitur)_: I've slept right through The night-a rather clever thing to do. How soundly women sleep _(looks at his wife.) They're al...Rate it:

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The Sick Abbess
La Fontaine
EXAMPLE often proves of sov'reign use; At other times it cherishes abuse; 'Tis not my purpose, howsoe'er, to tell Which of the two I fancy to excel...Rate it:

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The Star Splitter
Robert Frost
`You know Orion always comes up sideways. Throwing a leg up over our fence of mountains, And rising on his hands, he looks in on me Busy outdoor...Rate it:

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The stoddards
Eugene Field
When I am in New York, I like to drop around at night, To visit with my honest, genial friends, the Stoddards hight; Their home in Fifteenth street...Rate it:

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The Three Bares
Robert William Service
Ma tried to wash her garden slacks but couldn't get 'em clean And so she thought she'd soak 'em in a bucket o' benzine. It worked all right. She wr...Rate it:

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The Three Voices
Lewis Carroll
The First Voice He trilled a carol fresh and free, He laughed aloud for very glee: There came a breeze from off the sea: It passed athwart the ...Rate it:

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The Tracks That Lie By India
Henry Lawson
Now this is not a dismal song, like some I’ve sung of late, When I’ve been brooding all day long about my muddled fate; For though I’ve had a rocky...Rate it:

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