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ElegyXI: The Bracelet
John Donne
NOT that in colour it was like thy hair, For armlets of that thou mayst let me wear ; Nor that thy hand it oft embraced and kiss'd, For so it had t...Rate it:

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Ellinda's Glove. Sonnet
Richard Lovelace
I. Thou snowy farme with thy five tenements! Tell thy white mistris here was one, That call'd to pay his dayly rents; But she a-gathering f...Rate it:

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Rudyard Kipling
Behold there is a woman that hath a familiar spirit at En-dor. -- I Samuel, xxviii. 7 The road to En-dor is easy to tread For Mother or yearning W...Rate it:

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Nikhil Parekh
When I tried to reach her via the rusty and corroded village phone; I simply couldn't savor the chance to talk to her; as it was incessantly engage...Rate it:

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Thomas Bailey Aldrich
While men pay reverence to mighty things, They must revere thee, thou blue-cinctured isle Of England-not to-day, but this long while In front of na...Rate it:

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English Bards and Scotch Reviewers: A Satire
George Gordon Lord Byron
'I had rather be a kitten, and cry mew! Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers'~Shakespeare 'Such shameless bards we have; and yet 'tis true,...Rate it:

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English Eclogues IV - The Sailor's Mother
Robert Southey
WOMAN. Sir for the love of God some small relief To a poor woman! TRAVELLER. Whither are you bound? 'Tis a late hour to travel o'er these downs, N...Rate it:

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Epistle To Mr. Murray
George Gordon Lord Byron
My dear Mr. Murray, You're in a damn 'd hurry, To set up this ultimate Canto; But (if they don't rob us) You'll see Mr. Hobhouse Will bring it safe...Rate it:

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Epitaph Of La Fontaine Made By Himself
La Fontaine
JOHN, as he came, so went away, Consuming capital and pay, Holding superfluous riches cheap; The trick of spending time he knew, Dividing it in p...Rate it:

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Epitaph On An Army of Mercenaries
Alfred Edward Housman
These, in the day when heaven was falling, The hour when earth's foundations fled, Followed their mercenary calling And took their wages and are de...Rate it:

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Edmund Spenser
YE learned sisters, which have oftentimes Beene to me ayding, others to adorne, Whom ye thought worthy of your gracefull rymes, That even the gr...Rate it:

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ER ZAGRIFIZZIO D'ABBRAMO I (Abraham's Sacrifice 1)
Giuseppe Gioacchino Belli
La Bibbia, ch'è una spece d'un'istoria, Dice che ttra la prima e ssiconn'arca Abbramo vorze fà da bon patriarca N'ojocaustico a Dio sur Montemor...Rate it:

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Ere Sleep Comes Down To Soothe The Weary Eyes
Paul Laurence Dunbar
ERE sleep comes down to soothe the weary eyes, Which all the day with ceaseless care have sought The magic gold which from the seeker flies; Ere d...Rate it:

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Henry Lawson
Roll up, Eureka's heroes, on that grand Old Rush afar, For Lalor's gone to join you in the big camp where you are; Roll up and give him welcome suc...Rate it:

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Exile’s Letter
Ezra Pound
To So-Kin of Rakuyo, ancient friend, Chancellor of Gen. Now I remember that you built me a special tavern By the south side of the bridge at Ten-Sh...Rate it:

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Edith Wharton
I. LIKE Crusoe with the bootless gold we stand Upon the desert verge of death, and say: 'What shall avail the woes of yesterday To buy to-morrow's...Rate it:

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Fake Godfather
Nikhil Parekh
For him I wasn't a passionate poet penning down thousands of lines of mystical poetry, What he considered me was just an employee; relentlessly ru...Rate it:

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Fame's Penny-Trumpet
Lewis Carroll
Blow, blow your trumpets till they crack, Ye little men of little souls! And bid them huddle at your back - Gold-sucking leeches, shoals on shoals!...Rate it:

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Anne Brontë
Farewell to thee! but not farewell To all my fondest thoughts of thee: Within my heart they still shall dwell; And they shall cheer...Rate it:

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Father Ranney, the Cheese Pioneer
James McIntyre
When Father Ranney left the States, In Canada to try the fates, He settled down in Dereham, Then no dairyman lived near him; He was the first there...Rate it:

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Fears In Solitude
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
A green and silent spot, amid the hills, A small and silent dell ! O'er stiller place No singing sky-lark ever poised himself. The hills are heathy...Rate it:

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Dorothy Parker
Now it's over, and now it's done; Why does everything look the same? Just as bright, the unheeding sun, -- Can't it see that the parting came? ...Rate it:

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Five Critcisms
Alfred Noyes
I. (_On many recent novels by the conventional unconventionalists_.) Old Pantaloon, lean-witted, dour and rich, After grim years of soul-destroyi...Rate it:

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Fogarty's Gin
Barcroft Henry Thomas Boake
A sweat-dripping horse and a half-naked myall, And a message: ‘Come out to the back of the run— Be out at the stake-yards by rising of sun! Ride...Rate it:

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Follow Me 'Ome
Rudyard Kipling
There was no one like 'im, 'Orse or Foot, Nor any o' the Guns I knew; An' because it was so, why, o' course 'e went an' died, Which is just...Rate it:

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