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The Martyr of Alabama
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
"Tim Thompson, a little negro boy, was asked to dance for the amusement of some white toughs. He refused, saying he was a church member. One of the...Rate it:

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The Mary (A Sea-Side Sketch)
Thomas Hood
Lov'st thou not, Alice, with the early tide To see the hardy Fisher hoist his mast, And stretch his sail towards the ocean wide,— Like God's own...Rate it:

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The Negro Boy
James Henry Leigh Hunt
Paupertas onus visa est grave. Cold blows the wind, and while the tear Bursts trembling from my swollen eyes, The rain's big drop, quick meets ...Rate it:

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The Negro Girl
Mary Darby Robinson
I. Dark was the dawn, and o'er the deep The boist'rous whirlwinds blew; The Sea-bird wheel'd its circling sweep, And all was drear to view-- When...Rate it:

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The Negro's Complaint
William Cowper
Forc'd from home and all its pleasures, Afric's coast I left forlorn; To increase a stranger's treasures, O'er the raging billows borne; Men from E...Rate it:

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The Peace Autumn
John Greenleaf Whittier
THANK God for rest, where none molest, And none can make afraid; For Peace that sits as Plenty's guest Beneath the homestead shade! Bring pike and ...Rate it:

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The Present Age
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
Say not the age is hard and cold- I think it brave and grand; When men of diverse sects and creeds Are clasping hand in hand. The Parsee from his ...Rate it:

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The River's Tale
Rudyard Kipling
Prehistoric Twenty bridges from Tower to Kew-- (Twenty bridges or twenty-two)-- Wanted to know what the River knew, For they were young, and the ...Rate it:

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The Santa-Fe Trail (A Humoresque)
Vachel Lindsay
I asked the old Negro, "What is that bird that sings so well?" He answered: "That is the Rachel-Jane." "Hasn't it another name, lark, or thrush, or...Rate it:

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The Slave Dealer
Thomas Pringle
From ocean's wave a Wanderer came, With visage tanned and dun: His Mother, when he told his name, Scarce knew her long-lost son; So altered was his...Rate it:

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The Slave In The Dismal Swamp
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In dark fens of the Dismal Swamp The hunted Negro lay; He saw the fire of the midnight camp, And heard at times a horse's tramp And a bloodhound's ...Rate it:

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The Slave Singing At Midnight
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Loud he sang the psalm of David! He, a Negro and enslaved, Sang of Israel's victory, Sang of Zion, bright and free. In that hour, when night is ca...Rate it:

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The Song Of The Negro Boatmen
Anonymous Americas
O, praise an' tanks! De Lord he come To set de people free; An' massa tink it day ob doom, An' we ob jubilee. De Lord dat heap de Red Sea waves...Rate it:

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The Squatter's Baccy Famine
James Brunton Stephens
In blackest gloom he cursed his lot; His breath was one long weary sigh; His brows were gathered in a knot That only baccy could untie. His oldest ...Rate it:

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Then and Now
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
"Build me a nation," said the Lord. The distant nations heard the word, Build me a nation true and strong, Bar out the old world's hate and wron...Rate it:

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There Was A Child Went Forth
Walt Whitman
THERE was a child went forth every day; And the first object he look'd upon, that object he became; And that object became part of him fo...Rate it:

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To Horror
Robert Southey
Dark HORROR, hear my call! Stern Genius hear from thy retreat On some old sepulchre's moss-cankered seat, Beneath the Abbey's ivied wall That tr...Rate it:

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To Myrtilis - The New Year's Offering
Samuel Johnson
Madam, Long have I look'd my tablets o'er, And find I've much to thank you for; Outstanding debts beyond account, And new - who knows to what amo...Rate it:

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To The Thirty-Ninth Congress
John Greenleaf Whittier
O PEOPLE-CHOSEN! are ye not Likewise the chosen of the Lord, To do His will and speak His word? From the loud thunder-storm of war Not man alone ha...Rate it:

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Told By
James Whitcomb Riley
Coming, clean from the Maryland-end Of this great National Road of ours, Through your vast West; with the time to spend, Stopping for days in the m...Rate it:

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Toussaint L’Ouverture
John Greenleaf Whittier
'T WAS night. The tranquil moonlight smile With which Heaven dreams of Earth, shed down Its beauty on the Indian isle, — On broad green field and w...Rate it:

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Robert Louis Stevenson
I should like to rise and go Where the golden apples grow;-- Where below another sky Parrot islands anchored lie, And, watched by cockatoos and...Rate it:

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Trumpet Player
Langston Hughes
The Negro With the trumpet at his lips Has dark moons of weariness Beneath his eyes where the smoldering memory of slave ships Blazed to the crack ...Rate it:

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Jose Asuncion Silva
Las cosas viejas, tristes, desteñidas, Sin voz y sin color, saben secretos De las épocas muertas, de las vidas Que ya nadie conserva en la memoria,...Rate it:

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