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The Way of the World
Henry Lawson
When fairer faces turn from me, And gayer friends grow cold, And I have lost through poverty The friendship bought with gold; When I have served th...Rate it:

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The World
George Herbert
Love built a stately house, where Fortune came, And spinning fancies, she was heard to say That her fine cobwebs did support the frame, Whereas the...Rate it:

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The World
Christina Georgina Rossetti
By day she woos me, soft, exceeding fair: But all night as the moon so changeth she; Loathsome and foul with hideous leprosy And subtle serpents gl...Rate it:

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The World’s Doing
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
ONE scarce would think that we can be the same Who used, in those first childish Junes, to creep With held breath through the underwood, and leap O...Rate it:

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To A World-Reformer
Friedrich Schiller
"I Have sacrificed all," thou sayest, "that man I might succor; Vain the attempt; my reward was persecution and hate." Shall I tell thee,...Rate it:

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To The Accuser Who is The God of This World
William Blake
Truly My Satan thou art but a Dunce And dost not know the Garment from the Man Every Harlot was a Virgin once Nor canst thou ever change Kate into ...Rate it:

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To the Troubler of the World
William Watson
At last we know you, War-lord. You, that flung The gauntlet down, fling down the mask you wore, Publish your heart, and let its pent hate pour, You...Rate it:

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Boadicea
Alfred Lord Tennyson
While about the shore of Mona those Neronian legionaries Burnt and broke the grove and altar of the Druid and Druidess, Far in the East Boadicea, s...Rate it:

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The Goths in Campania (Placidia, in the Tent of Adolphus.)
James Brunton Stephens
I. I am not Roman when he looks upon me With those mild eyes of unaccustomed blue; Woman, not Roman, when his strong embraces Crush me with rugged...Rate it:

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With brutus in st. jo
Eugene Field
Of all the opry-houses then obtaining in the West The one which Milton Tootle owned was, by all odds, the best; Milt, being rich, was much too prou...Rate it:

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A Heart For Another Heart.
Nikhil Parekh
An eye for another eye; would definitely plunge the entire world into a mortuary of cringing darkness—would definitely make the entire world blind,...Rate it:

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Cymru
George Essex Evans
Dim in the mist of ages, seeking a resting-place, Broke on the shores of Britain the wave of an Aryan race. Clear thro’ the mist of ages, ere ever ...Rate it:

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Uriconium: an Ode
Wilfred Owen
It lieth low near merry England's heart Like a long-buried sin; and Englishmen Forget that in its death their sires had part. And, like a sin, Time...Rate it:

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Canto III
Ezra Pound
Another's a half-cracked fellow—John Heydon, Worker of miracles, dealer in levitation, In thoughts upon pure form, in alchemy, Seer of pretty vi...Rate it:

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The True Born Englishman (excerpt)
Daniel Defoe
... Thus from a mixture of all kinds began, That het'rogeneous thing, an Englishman: In eager rapes, and furious lust begot, Betwixt a p...Rate it:

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Pennsylvania Hall
John Greenleaf Whittier
NOT with the splendors of the days of old, The spoil of nations, and barbaric gold; No weapons wrested from the fields of blood, Where dark and ste...Rate it:

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Joconde
La Fontaine
IN Lombardy's fair land, in days of yore, Once dwelt a prince, of youthful charms, a store; Each FAIR, with anxious look, his favours sought, And e...Rate it:

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The Precinct. Rochester
Amy Lowell
The tall yellow hollyhocks stand, Still and straight, With their round blossoms spread open, In the quiet sunshine. And still is the old Roman wall...Rate it:

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Bonduca
Beaumont and Fletcher
{Bonduca the British queen, taking occasion from a defeat of the Romans to impeach their valor, is rebuked by Caratac.} Queen Bonduca, I do not gr...Rate it:

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On Wenlock Edge The Wood's In Trouble
Alfred Edward Housman
On Wenlock Edge the wood's in trouble; His forest fleece the Wrekin heaves; The gale, it plies the saplings double, And thick on Severn snow the le...Rate it:

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The Old Camp
William Edmondstoune Aytoun
I. There is a cloud before the sun, The wind is hushed and still, And silently the waters run Beneath the sombre hill. The sky is dark in every pl...Rate it:

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To Mrs. Strangeways Horner, With A Letter From My Son;
Mary Barber
O thou, with ev'ry Virtue grac'd, Adorn'd with Wit, and Sense, and Taste; Who, with a Goodness unconfin'd, Delight'st in blessing human Kind, Whose...Rate it:

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Obermann Once More
Matthew Arnold
Glion?--Ah, twenty years, it cuts All meaning from a name! White houses prank where once were huts. Glion, but not the same! And yet I know not!...Rate it:

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When I Touched Your Omnipresent Feet
Nikhil Parekh
When I shook hands with your Omnipotent grace; I felt as if I had shaken hands with the entire world, When I ran with you on the shimmering sea s...Rate it:

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You Were My Only Human
Nikhil Parekh
The whole world is a swirling ocean; while you were my comforting shore, The whole world is the hostile island of sun; while you were my brillian...Rate it:

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