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By a dismal cypress lying: A Song from the Italian
John Dryden
Ev'ry nymph mourns me, Thus while I languish; She only scorns me, Who caus'd my anguish. Rate it:

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Can life be a blessing
John Dryden
'Tis a pleasure, a pleasure to sigh and to languish, When we hope, when we hope to be happy agaiRate it:

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Cassandra
Friedrich Schiller
me with a solemn vow. Evermore in grief I languish-- All my youth in tears was spent; Rate it:

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Chanson d’Amour
Gace Brulé
long, it brings me to death’s door, I languish here, beyond the sea, Weary, in comfort and joy no mRate it:

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Chanson. - And Imitation
Matthew Prior
sheep run astray? Need I tell what I mean that I languish alone! When I leave all the plain you mayRate it:

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Charms of Precedence - A Tale
William Shenstone
such shoals, in bare conditions, That starve and languish as physicians, Content to trudge the streRate it:

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Chillanwallah
George Meredith
understand thee best; But the hopes of all will languish Till thy memory is at rest. Rate it:

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Conference Between Christ, The Saints, And The Soul
Christina Georgina Rossetti
Say the Saints—Fresh Souls increase us, None languish nor recede. They say—We love our Jesus, And Rate it:

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Conference of the Birds
Farid ud-Din Attar Abu Hamid bin Abu Bakr Ibrahim
says that it is better to lose your life than to languish miserably. The Hoopoe says, So long as wRate it:

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Confession
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
unsure. Your frown - and I'm in pain, I languish; You smile - and joy defeats distress; My one rewRate it:

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Consolation
Matthew Arnold
dejection Weighs down my soul. Yet, while I languish, Everywhere countless Prospects unroll themseRate it:

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Death, that struck when I was most confiding
Emily Jane Brontë
thine! Cruel Death! The young leaves droop and languish; Evening's gentle air may still restore -Rate it:

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Delia XLV: Care-charmer Sleep, son of the sable Night
Samuel Daniel
to Death, in silent darkness born: Relieve my languish, and restore the light, With dark forgRate it:

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Desire
Matthew Arnold
that fierce anguish Wherein we languish; From that torpor deep Wherein we lie asleep, Heavy as deatRate it:

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Disputed Boundaries
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
deplorably low, Then what of the midbrows who languish and sighFor melodious classics they know? IsRate it:

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Dr. Parnel To Dr. Swift, On His Birth-day, November 30th, MDCCXIII
Thomas Parnell
her eyes the Passions burn, And softer Passions languish in their turn: Upon her tongue PersuasionRate it:

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Eclogue the Fourth Agib
William Taylor Collins
her fairest of the fair, Their eyes' blue languish and their golden hair! Those eyes in tears theRate it:

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Economy, A Rhapsody, Addressed to Young Poets
William Shenstone
him not, in distant solitudes, To pine, to languish out the fleeting hours Of active youth; then ViRate it:

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Elegy VII. He Describes His Vision to An Acquaintance
William Shenstone
to gold in heaps amass'd, I wish to bless, I languish to bestow; And though no friend to Fame's obsRate it:

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Elegy XXVI. Describing the Sorrow of An Ingeneous Mind
William Shenstone
bid the sweets of blooming youth adieu: To die I languish, but I dread to die, Lest my sad fate shoRate it:

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Employment (I)
George Herbert
in this place, The stuff with thee. Let me not languish then, and spend A life as barren to thy Rate it:

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Endimion and Phoebe (excerpts)
Michael Drayton
nectar of his breath, Surfeit with sweet, and languish unto death; And Jove oft-times bent to lRate it:

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Epitaph, Intended For Himself
James Beattie
have stemm'd the sea of life; Like thee, have languish'd after empty joys; Like thee, have labour'dRate it:

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Evening Solace
Charlotte Brontë
gather home. Then in our souls there seems to languish A tender grief that is not woe; And thougRate it:

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Evil
Marie E J Pitt
human judgement that they stray not wide, Nor languish lost in labyrinths alway; And smile inRate it:

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