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A Ballad of Hell
John Davidson
'A letter from my love to-day! Oh, unexpected, dear appeal!' She struck a happy tear away, And broke the crimson seal. 'My love, there is no help ...Rate it:

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A Ballad of London
Richard Le Gallienne
AH, London! London! our delight, Great flower that opens but at night, Great City of the midnight sun, Whose day begins when day is done. Lamp...Rate it:

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A Ballad Of The French Fleet. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A fleet with flags arrayed Sailed from the port of Brest, And the Admiral's ship displayed The signal: 'Steer southwest.' For this Admiral D'Anvill...Rate it:

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A Ballad Of The Town Water
Robert Fuller Murray
It is the Police Commissioners, All on a winter's day; And they to prove the town water Have set themselves away. They went to the north, they wen...Rate it:

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A Ballad, Shewing How An Old Woman Rode Double, And Who Rode Before Her
Robert Southey
The Raven croak'd as she sate at her meal, And the Old Woman knew what he said, And she grew pale at the Raven's tale, And sicken'd and went to her...Rate it:

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A Ballade of Jakko Hill
Rudyard Kipling
One moment bid the horses wait, Since tiffin is not laid till three, Below the upward path and straight You climbed a year ago with me. Love came...Rate it:

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A Basket of Summer Fruit
Charles Harpur
First see those ample melons-brindled o'er With mingled green and brown is all the rind; For they are ripe, and mealy at the core, And saturate wit...Rate it:

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A Battle
Isabella Valancy Crawford
SLOWLY the Moon her banderoles of light Unfurls upon the sky; her fingers drip Pale, silvery tides; her armoured warriors Leave Day's bright tents ...Rate it:

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A Bird’s-Eye View
Christina Georgina Rossetti
'Croak, croak, croak,' Thus the Raven spoke, Perched on his crooked tree As hoarse as hoarse could be. Shun him and fear him, Lest the Bridegroom h...Rate it:

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A Birthday
Aleister Crowley
"Aug." 10, 1911. Full moon to-night; and six and twenty years Since my full moon first broke from angel spheres! A year of infinite love unwearyin...Rate it:

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A Blockhead
Amy Lowell
Before me lies a mass of shapeless days, Unseparated atoms, and I must Sort them apart and live them. Sifted dust Covers the formless heap. Repriev...Rate it:

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A Boat on the Sea
Ethel Turner
A BOAT on the sea, my boat, Eager and frail! Sweet skies, smile as you look On that fairy sail. Waves, great waves, many years ...Rate it:

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A Boston Ballad, 1854
Walt Whitman
TO get betimes in Boston town, I rose this morning early; Here's a good place at the corner--I must stand and see the show. Clear the wa...Rate it:

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Mark Akenside
Occasion'd by the Insults of the Spaniards , and the present Preparations for War, 1738. Whence this unwonted Transport in my Breast? Why glow my...Rate it:

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A Bronze Head
William Butler Yeats
HERE at right of the entrance this bronze head, Human, superhuman, a bird's round eye, Everything else withered and mummy-dead. What great tomb-hau...Rate it:

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A Career In Letters
Ambrose Bierce
When Liberverm resigned the chair Of This or That in college, where For two decades he'd gorged his brain With more than it could well contain, In ...Rate it:

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A Case for Kings
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
I've never had much truck with kings (Said old George Jones). For all my days My lot's been cast 'mid common thngs, My path has run by humble ways...Rate it:

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A Cavalier Song
Robert Browning
Kentish Sir Byng stood for his King, Bidding the crop-headed Parliament swing: And, pressing a troop unable to stoop And see the rogues flourish an...Rate it:

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A Charm
Rudyard Kipling
Take of English earth as much As either hand may rightly clutch. In the taking of it breathe Prayer for all who lie beneath. Not the great nor well...Rate it:

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A Child of the Snows
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
There is heard a hymn when the panes are dim, And never before or again, When the nights are strong with a darkness long, And the dark is alive ...Rate it:

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A Child's Battles
Algernon Charles Swinburne
Praise of the knights of old May sleep: their tale is told, And no man cares: The praise which fires our lips is A knight's whose fame eclipses All...Rate it:

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A Christmas Carmen
John Greenleaf Whittier
I. Sound over all waters, reach out from all lands, The chorus of voices, the clasping of hands; Sing hymns that were sung by the stars of the morn...Rate it:

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A Christmas Carol
Algernon Charles Swinburne
THREE DAMSELS in the queen’s chamber, The queen’s mouth was most fair; She spake a word of God’s mother As the combs went in her hair. Mary that is...Rate it:

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A Christmas Prayer (from the trenches)
Cyril Winterbotham
Not yet for us may Christmas bring Good-will to men, and peace; In our dark sky no angels sing, Not yet the great release For men, when war shall c...Rate it:

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A Coarse Morning
Augusta Davies Webster
OH the yellow boisterous sea, The surging, chafing, murderous sea! And the wind-gusts hurtle the torn clouds by, On to the south through a shudderi...Rate it:

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