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The River
Coventry Patmore
It is a venerable place, An old ancestral ground, So broad, the rainbow wholly stands Within its lordly bound; And here the river waits and winds B...Rate it:

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The Shepherdess Of The Arno
Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon
’Tis no wild and wond’rous legend, but a simple pious tale Of a gentle shepherd maiden, dwelling in Italian vale, Near where Arno’s glittering wate...Rate it:

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The Shepherds Calendar - May
John Clare
Come queen of months in company Wi all thy merry minstrelsy The restless cuckoo absent long And twittering swallows chimney song And hedge row cric...Rate it:

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The Wanderer: A Vision: Canto V
Richard Savage
We left the cave. Be Fear (said I) defy'd! Virtue (for thou art Virtue) is my guide. By time-worn steps a steep ascent we gain, Whose summit yield...Rate it:

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The White Doe Of Rylstone, Or, The Fate Of The Nortons - Canto Second
William Wordsworth
THE Harp in lowliness obeyed; And first we sang of the greenwood shade And a solitary Maid; Beginning, where the song must end, With her, and with...Rate it:

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The White Doe Of Rylstone, Or, The Fate Of The Nortons - Canto Sixth
William Wordsworth
WHY comes not Francis?--From the doleful City He fled,--and, in his flight, could hear The death-sounds of the Minster-bell: That sullen stroke pro...Rate it:

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The Widow Gordon's Petition
Mary Barber
To the Right Hon. the Lady Carteret. Weary'd with long Attendance on the Court, You, Madam, are the Wretch's last Resort. Eternal King! if here in...Rate it:

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Thoughts On Jesus Christ's Decent Into Hell
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
WHAT wondrous noise is heard around! Through heaven exulting voices sound, A mighty army marches on By thousand millions follow'd, lo, To yon dark...Rate it:

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To Mary
William Cowper
The twentieth year is well nigh past Since first our sky was overcast;— Ah would that this might be the last! My Mary! Thy spirits have a fainter...Rate it:

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Trilogy Of Passion 02 Elegy
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When man had ceased to utter his lament, A god then let me tell my tale of sorrow. WHAT hope of once more meeting is there now In the still-clos...Rate it:

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Uncle Ned’s Tale: An Old Dragoon's Story
John Boyle O'Reilly
I OFTEN, musing, wander back to days long since gone by, And far-off scenes and long-lost forms arise to fancy's eye. A group familiar now I see, ...Rate it:

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Vertumnus and Pomona : Ovid's Metamorphoses, book 14 [v. 623-771]
Alexander Pope
The fair Pomona flourish'd in his reign; Of all the Virgins of the sylvan train, None taught the trees a nobler race to bear, Or more improv'd the ...Rate it:

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We climbed that hill,
Lesbia Harford
We climbed that hill, The road flushed red in pride At being beauty's boundary. Either side Stretched beauty, beauty ever, beauty still. For on...Rate it:

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Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Aw, I'm sick o' the whole darn human race, An' I'm sick o' this mundane ball; I'm sick o' the sight o' me brother's face, An' his works an' talk an...Rate it:

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Eugene Field
(A BALLAD IN THE ANGLO-SAXON TONGUE) When to the dreary greenwood gloam Winfreda's husband strode that day, The fair Winfreda bode at home To to...Rate it:

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A Question Answered
Alfred Austin
I saw the lark at break of day Rise from its dewy bed, And, winged with melody, away Circle to Heaven o'erhead. I watched it higher and higher soa...Rate it:

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Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas
Clement Clarke Moore
'Twas the night before Christmas,when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chim...Rate it:

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An Eclogue
Thomas Parnell
Now early shepheards ore ye meadow pass, And print long foot-steps in the glittering grass; The Cows unfeeding near the cottage stand, By turns obe...Rate it:

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Epithalamion Made At Lincoln's Inn
John Donne
I HAIL sun-beams in the east are spread ; Leave, leave, fair bride, your solitary bed ; No more shall you return to it alone ; It nurseth sadn...Rate it:

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My Beloved Left Me Alone
Ehsan Sehgal
Whenever memories, Land on my mind I remember a sight That displays a scene of it In my eyes As I was saying, to my beloved; You can leave me But y...Rate it:

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Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Thro’ the ghoul-guarded gateways of slumber, Past the wan-moon’d abysses of night, I have liv’d o’er my lives without number, I have sounded all th...Rate it:

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On The Portrait Of A Beautiful Woman,
Count Giacomo Leopardi
CARVED ON HER MONUMENT. Such _wast_ thou: now in earth below, Dust and a skeleton thou art. Above thy bones and clay, Here vainly placed by loving...Rate it:

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Our Master
John Greenleaf Whittier
Immortal Love, forever full, Forever flowing free, Forever shared, forever whole, A never-ebbing sea! Our outward lips confess the name All other ...Rate it:

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Saša Milivojev - NEW OATH
Saša Milivojev
(I swear) by the Sun and the light And the Moon in its wake And the Day that brought it in sight And concealed when it was by the Night I shall giv...Rate it:

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The Chapel Royal St. James’s, On The 10th February, 1840
Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
I. ONCE more the people meet, With glad expectant faces: once again The fair young monarch and her lovely train, With slow and gentle feet, Mo...Rate it:

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