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The Fitzroy Blacksmith
Andrew Barton Paterson
Under the spreading deficit, The Fitzroy Smithy stands; The smith, a spendthrift man is he, With too much on his hands; But the muscles of his ...Rate it:

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The Ladies
Rudyard Kipling
I've taken my fun where I've found it; I've rogued an' I've ranged in my time; I've 'ad my pickin' o' sweet'earts, An' four o' the lot was prime....Rate it:

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The Legend Of St. Sophia Of Kioff
William Makepeace Thackeray
I. [The Poet describes the city and spelling of Kiow, Kioff, or Kiova.] A thousand years ago, or more, A city filled with burghers stout, And gir...Rate it:

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The Lepracaun or Fairy Shoemaker
William Allingham
Little Cowboy, what have you heard, Up on the lonely rath's green mound? Only the plaintive yellow bird Sighing in sultry fields around, Chary, ch...Rate it:

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The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: XX
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
ON FALLING ILL THROUGH GRIEF Truce to thee, Soul! I have a debt to pay, Which I acknowledge and without thy pleading. I like thee little that thou ...Rate it:

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The Monks Of Catalonia
La Fontaine
TO you, my friends, allow me to detail, The feats of monks in Catalonia's vale, Where oft the holy fathers pow'rs displayed, And showed such charit...Rate it:

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The Old Gunn's Gully Line
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
The ole train puffs in once a day On the ole Gunn's Gully line; In a lazy, leisurely kind o' way She comes in, wet or fine. Nobody wants her, nobod...Rate it:

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The Post That Fitted
Rudyard Kipling
Though tangled and twisted the course of true love This ditty explains, No tangle's so tangled it cannot improve If the Lover has brains. Ere the ...Rate it:

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The Price?
Sant Tukaram
If you treat the opposite sex with reverence will you pay a price? If you stop your fault-finding and covetous ways will your earnings not suffice?...Rate it:

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The Priceless Thing
John Boyle O'Reilly
THOSE are vulgar things we pay for, be they stones for crowns of kings; While the precious and the peerless are unpriced symbolic things. Common d...Rate it:

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The Prodigal Son
Edith Nesbit
COME home, come home, for your eyes are sore With the glare of the noonday sun, And nothing looks as it did before, And the best of the day is done...Rate it:

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The Speculators
William Makepeace Thackeray
The night was stormy and dark, The town was shut up in sleep: Only those were abroad who were out on a lark, Or those who'd no beds to keep. I pas...Rate it:

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The Viceroy. A Ballad.
Matthew Prior
Tune - 'Lady Isabella's Tragedy.' or 'The Stepmother's cruelty.' Of Nero, tyrant, petty king, Who heretofore did reign In famed Hibernia, I will s...Rate it:

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The Wonders of the One Pound Note
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Brothers! You .... with but a sixpence in your pocket, and you with half a 'quid,' and you with a solid bank balance, and sundry others; Let not...Rate it:

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To A New England Poet
Philip Freneau
Though skilled in Latin and in Greek, And earning fifty cents a week, Such knowledge, and the income, too, Should teach you better what to do: ...Rate it:

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To An Insolent Attorney
Ambrose Bierce
So, Hall McAllister, you'll not be warned My protest slighted, admonition scorned! To save your scoundrel client from a cell As loth to swallow him...Rate it:

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To Her Father with Some Verses
Anne Bradstreet
Most truly honoured, and as truly dear, If worth in me or ought I do appear, Who can of right better demand the same Than may your worthy self f...Rate it:

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To the Town Clock
Joseph Howe
Thou grave old Time Piece, many a time and oft I've been your debtor for the time of day; And every time I cast my eyes aloft, And swe...Rate it:

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What Grandfather Said
Alfred Noyes
(_An epistle from a narrow-minded old gentleman to a young artist of superior intellect and intense realism._) Your thoughts are for the poor and ...Rate it:

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Youth And Knowledge
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
What price, child, shall I pay for your bright eyes (How large a debt!) the light they shed on me? What for your cheeks, so red in their surprise, ...Rate it:

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Dad
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
I've knowed ole Flood this last five year or more; I knoo 'im when 'is Syd went to the war. A proud ole man 'e was. But I've watched 'im, An' seen ...Rate it:

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Easter-Day
Robert Browning
HOW very hard it is to be A Christian! Hard for you and me, —Not the mere task of making real That duty up to its ideal, Effecting thus complete an...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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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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London Bridge
Edwin Arlington Robinson
“Do I hear them? Yes, I hear the children singing—and what of it? Have you come with eyes afire to find me now and ask me that? If I were not the...Rate it:

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