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The Borough. Letter IV: Sects And Professions In Religion
George Crabbe
'SECTS in Religion?'--Yes of every race We nurse some portion in our favour'd place; Not one warm preacher of one growing sect Can say our Borough ...Rate it:

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A Congratulatory Poem
Aphra Behn
While my sad Muse the darkest Covert Sought, To give a loose to Melancholy Thought; Opprest, and sighing with the Heavy Weight Of an Unhappy dea...Rate it:

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Advance Australia
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Borrowin' over the water; I've seen it all before Raisin' loans (said Old George Jones) Was a trick we learned of yore. Borrowin' over the water In...Rate it:

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Australia's Pride
William Thomas Goodge
Now Pat Ahearne, of Ingleburn Upon the Castlereagh, Was flush of cash and very "flash" As shearer-persons say. At Yankee grab his luck was cool...Rate it:

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BÉranger's "broken fiddle"
Eugene Field
I There, there, poor dog, my faithful friend, Pay you no heed unto my sorrow: But feast to-day while yet you may,-- Who knows but we shall starv...Rate it:

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Boston
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sicut Patribus, sit Deus Nobis) The rocky nook with hilltops three Looked eastward from the farms, And twice each day the flowing sea Took Bost...Rate it:

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Boston Hymn
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The word of the Lord by night To the watching Pilgrims came, As they sat by the seaside, And filled their hearts with flame. God said, I am tired ...Rate it:

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Epiphanias
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
THE three holy kings with their star's bright ray,-- They eat and they drink, but had rather not pay; They like to eat and drink away, They eat and...Rate it:

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Faithless Nelly Gray
Thomas Hood
A Pathetic Ballad Ben Battle was a soldier bold, And used to war's alarms; But a cannon-ball took off his legs, So he laid down his arms. Now as ...Rate it:

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For Righteousness' Sake
John Greenleaf Whittier
THE age is dull and mean. Men creep, Not walk; with blood too pale and tame To pay the debt they owe to shame; Buy cheap, sell dear; eat, drink, an...Rate it:

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From Hell to Happiness
Sheila King
From Hell to Happiness She never knew real happiness Until you showed her how Never really found true love But I know she's found it now Finally ...Rate it:

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Gratitude
Edith Nesbit
I found a starving cat in the street: It cried for food and a place by the fire. I carried it home, and I strove to meet The claims of its desire. ...Rate it:

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I Rose Up at the Dawn of Day
William Blake
I rose up at the dawn of day-- `Get thee away! get thee away! Pray'st thou for riches? Away! away! This is the Throne of Mammon grey.' Said I: Thi...Rate it:

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Idyll
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A village Chorus is supposed to be assembled, and about to commence its festive procession. [Written for the birthday of the Duchess Louisa of Wei...Rate it:

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Immortality
Robert William Service
Full well I trow that when I die Down drops the curtain; Another show is all my eye And Betty Martin. I know the score, and with ...Rate it:

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In a 'Bus
James Brunton Stephens
(A SPRING CONTRAST.) A quarter of a century agone, Just such a face as this upon me shone, And in a 'bus too; And then, as now, it was the warm spr...Rate it:

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In The First Elective Ministry
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
In the neolithic age of our Australia, long ago, There dwelt a wise old chieftain, as you probably don't know; His royal tastes and habits I won't ...Rate it:

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Invitation To The Redbreast
William Cowper
Sweet bird, whom the winter constrains-- And seldom another it can-- To seek a retreat while he reigns In the well-shelter’d dwellings of man, Who ...Rate it:

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Kingdom Coming
Henry Clay Work
Say, darkeys, hab you seen de massa, Wid de muffstash on his face, Go long de road some time dis mornin', Like he gwine to leag de place? He seen a...Rate it:

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KISSING USURY
Robert Herrick
Biancha, let Me pay the debt I owe thee for a kiss Thou lend'st to me; And I to thee Will render ten for this. If thou wilt say, Ten will not pay ...Rate it:

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Lieutenant-Colonel Flare
William Schwenck Gilbert
The earth has armies plenty, And semi-warlike bands, I dare say there are twenty In European lands; But, oh! in no direction You'd find one to comp...Rate it:

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Longing
Matthew Arnold
Come to me in my dreams, and then By day I shall be well again! For so the night will more than pay The hopeless longing of the day. Come, as t...Rate it:

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Mad Maria
Robert William Service
Mad Maria in the Square Sits upon a wicker chair. When the keeper asks the price Mad Maria counts her lice. No pesito can she pay, So he shrugs and...Rate it:

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Minutes
David John Scott
Of The Jackson Hall Debating Society, December 5, 1877 My muse inspire me, while I tell The weighty matters that befell On Monday night at Jackson...Rate it:

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Mulligan's Mare
Andrew Barton Paterson
Oh, Mulligan's bar was the deuce of a place To drink, and to fight, and to gamble and race; The height of choice spirits from near and from far ...Rate it:

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