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A Cry from South Africa
James Montgomery
On building a chapel at Cape Town, for the Negro slaves of the colony, in 1828. Afric, from her remotest strand, Lifts to high heaven one fetter'...Rate it:

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A Dead Man
John Boyle O'Reilly
Trapper died—our hero—and we grieved; In every heart in camp the sorrow stirred. 'His soul was red!' the Indian cried, bereaved; 'A white man, h...Rate it:

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A Description Of The Countreys Recreations
Sir Henry Wotton
Quivering fears, Heart-tearing cares, Anxious sighs, Untimely tears, Fly, fly to Courts, Fly to fond worldling's sports, Where strained Sardonic ...Rate it:

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A Farewell To Tobacco
Charles Lamb
May the Babylonish curse Straight confound my stammering verse, If I can a passage see In this word-perplexity, Or a fit expression find, Or a lang...Rate it:

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A Nation's Test
John Boyle O'Reilly
I. A NATION'S greatness lies in men, not acres; One master-mind is worth a million hands. No royal robes have marked the planet-shakers, But Sa...Rate it:

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A Negro Love Song
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Seen my lady home las' night, Jump back, honey, jump back. Hel' huh han' an' sque'z it tight, Jump back, honey, jump back. Hyeahd huh s...Rate it:

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A Political Apostate
Ambrose Bierce
Good friend, it is with deep regret I note The latest, strangest turning of your coat; Though any way you wear that mental clout The seamy side see...Rate it:

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À Une Dame Créole (To A Creole Lady)
Charles Baudelaire
Au pays parfumé que le soleil caresse, J'ai connu, sous un dais d'arbres tout empourprés Et de palmiers d'où pleut sur les yeux la paresse, Une dam...Rate it:

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A Valentine's Song
Robert Louis Stevenson
MOTLEY I count the only wear That suits, in this mixed world, the truly wise, Who boldly smile upon despair And shake their bells in Grandam Grundy...Rate it:

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Amelia Jane
David McKee Wright
In the lands away beyond the sea, where Khan and Sultan rule, Where they drink their coffee thick and black, and sip the sherbet cool, They have w...Rate it:

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Amusing Trial, in Which a Yankee Lawyer Rendered a Just Verdict.
Anonymous Americas
A Slave sold at Auction. A time there was, when no one thought It sin, to hold a slave he'd bought, And of his strength have the command, As much a...Rate it:

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An Appeal to My Countywomen
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
You can sigh o'er the sad-eyed Armenian Who weeps in her desolate home. You can mourn o'er the exile of Russia From kindred and friends doomed t...Rate it:

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An Ode in Time of Hesitation
William Vaughn Moody
After seeing at Boston the statue of Robert Gould Shaw, killed while storming Fort Wagner, July 18, 1863, at the head of the first enlisted negro r...Rate it:

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August
Elinor Morton Wylie
Why should this Negro insolently stride Down the red noonday on such noiseless feet? Piled in his barrow, tawnier than wheat, Lie heaps of smoul...Rate it:

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Black Sampson Of Brandywine
Paul Laurence Dunbar
'In the fight at Brandywine, Black Samson, a giant negro armed with a scythe, sweeps his way through the red ranks....' C. M. Skinner's '_Myths and...Rate it:

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Brown Of Ossawatomie
John Greenleaf Whittier
John Brown of Ossawatomie spake on his dying day: 'I will not have to shrive my soul a priest in Slavery's pay. But let some poor slave-mother whom...Rate it:

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Ch 01 Manner of Kings Story 39
Sa di
Harun-ur-Rashid said when the country of Egypt was surrendered to him: "In contrast to the rebel who had in his arrogance of being sovereign of Egy...Rate it:

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Ch 01 Manner of Kings Story 40
Sa di
A Chinese slave-girl having been brought to a king, he desired to have connection with her whilst in a state of intoxication but, as she repelled h...Rate it:

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Ch 05 On Love And Youth Story 20
Sa di
It is related that the qazi of Hamdan, having conceived affection towards a farrier-boy and the horseshoe of his heart being on fire, he sought for...Rate it:

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Conquest Of Prejudice
Charles Lamb
Unto a Yorkshire school was sent A negro youth to learn to write, And the first day young Juba went All gazed on him as a rare sight. But soon wit...Rate it:

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Crispus Attucks
John Boyle O'Reilly
WHERE shall we seek for a hero, and where shall we find a story? Our laurels are wreathed for conquest, our songs for completed glory. But we honor...Rate it:

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Dr. sam
Eugene Field
TO MISS GRACE KING Down in the old French quarter, Just out of Rampart street, I wend my way At close of day Unto the quaint retreat Where...Rate it:

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Elegy Of Lincoln
Joseph Furphy
Lincoln is gone — who ruled the Western Land From the Pacific to the Atlantic's brim — And cold and nerveless lies the mighty hand That struck t...Rate it:

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Epigram
William Cowper
To purify their wine some people bleed A lamb into the barrel, and succeed; No nostrum, planters say, is half so good To make fine sugar, as a neg...Rate it:

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Evangeline: Part The Second. II.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
IT was the month of May. Far down the Beautiful River, Past the Ohio shore and past the mouth of the Wabash, Into the golden stream of the broad an...Rate it:

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