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A Song For Peace And Honour
Edith Nesbit
TO THE QUEEN LADY and Queen, for whom our laurels twine, Upon whose head the glories of our land In one immortal diadem are met, Embodied Engla...Rate it:

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Absalom and Achitophel
John Dryden
In pious times, e'er Priest-craft did begin, Before Polygamy was made a sin; When man, on many, multiply'd his kind, E'r one to one was, cursedl...Rate it:

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Amyntor's Grove, His Chloris, Arigo, And Gratiana. An Elogie
Richard Lovelace
It was Amyntor's Grove, that Chloris For ever ecchoes, and her glories; Chloris, the gentlest sheapherdesse, That ever lawnes and lambes did blesse...Rate it:

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Canto I: And Then Went Down to the Ship
Ezra Pound
And then went down to the ship, Set keel to breakers, forth on the godly sea, and We set up mast and sail on that swart ship, Bore sheep aboard her...Rate it:

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Fire, Famine, And Slaughter : A War Eclogue
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The Scene a desolate Tract in la Vendee. Famine is discovered lying on the ground; to her enter Fire and Slaughter. Fam. Sister! sisters! who sent...Rate it:

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Hermann And Dorothea - IV. Euterpe
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
MOTHER AND SON. THUS the men discoursed together; and meanwhile the mother Went in search of her son,--at first in front of the dwelling On the be...Rate it:

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Hiawatha And The Pearl-Feather
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
On the shores of Gitche Gumee, Of the shining Big-Sea-Water, Stood Nokomis, the old woman, Pointing with her finger westward, O'er the water p...Rate it:

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Master And Servant
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The devil to Bacchus said, one day, In a scowling, growling, petulant way, As he came from earth to hell: 'There's a soul above that I cannot move,...Rate it:

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Mother and Poet
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I. Dead ! One of them shot by the sea in the east, And one of them shot in the west by the sea. Dead ! both my boys ! When you sit at the fea...Rate it:

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Oak and The Broom, The: A Pastoral Poem
William Wordsworth
I His simple truths did Andrew glean Beside the babbling rills; A careful student he had been Among the woods and hills. One winter's night, ...Rate it:

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Orange And Green Will Carry The Day
Thomas Davis
Ireland! rejoice, and England! deplore Faction and feud are passing away. 'Twas a low voice, but 'tis a loud roar, 'Orange and Green will carry the...Rate it:

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Orange And Green Will Carry The Day
Thomas Osborne Davis
AIR--_The Protestant Boys._ I. Ireland! rejoice, and England! deplore-- Faction and feud are passing away. 'Twas a low voice, but 'tis a loud roa...Rate it:

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That Exactly And Perpetually Meant
Nikhil Parekh
I wasn't the most infinitesimal iota sad; but that doesn't exactly mean that I was enshrouded by cloudbursts of untamed ecstasy; and was invincibly...Rate it:

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The Junk and the Dhow
Rudyard Kipling
"An Unqualified Pilot" Once a pair of savages found a stranded tree. (One-piecee stick -pidgin -- two piecee man. Straddle-um-paddle-um-push -u...Rate it:

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The Oak And The Broom
William Wordsworth
A Pastoral I HIS simple truths did Andrew glean Beside the babbling rills; A careful student he had been Among the woods and hills. One winter's...Rate it:

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The Old Land And The Young Land
Alfred Austin
The Young Land said, ``I have borne it long, But can suffer it now no more; I must end this endless inhuman wrong Within hail of my own free shore....Rate it:

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The Romane Monarchy, being the fourth and last, beginningAnno Mundi , 3213.
Anne Bradstreet
prologue After some dayes of rest, my restless heart To finish what's begun, new thoughts impart, And maugre all resolves, my fancy wrought This f...Rate it:

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The Song Of Hiawatha IX: Hiawatha And The Pearl-Feather
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
On the shores of Gitche Gumee, Of the shining Big-Sea-Water, Stood Nokomis, the old woman, Pointing with her finger westward, O'er the water po...Rate it:

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The Princess And The Page
Harriet Monroe
There is a legend—you have read it— Of a fair page whom evil spells Held in deep sleep; and men of credit Tried all in vain, the story tells, We...Rate it:

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Beauty, Time, and Love
Samuel Daniel
I FAIR is my Love and cruel as she 's fair; Her brow-shades frown, although her eyes are sunny. Her smiles are lightning, though her pride despa...Rate it:

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Body And Soul: A Metaphysical Argument
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
Man openeth the case Body, from the arrogance Of the Soul thou seekest shield, Makest prayer the old mis--chance Of your birth--bond be repealed, S...Rate it:

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England And Spain
Felicia Dorothea Hemans
Too long have Tyranny and Power combined, To sway, with iron sceptre, o'er mankind; Long has Oppression worn th' imperial robe, And Rapine's sword ...Rate it:

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Hero And Leander
Friedrich Schiller
See you the towers, that, gray and old, Frown through the sunlight's liquid gold, Steep sternly fronting steep? The Hellespont beneath them swells...Rate it:

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Night and Morning
Anonymous Americas
Was it a lie that they told me, Was it a pitiless hoax? A sop for my soul and its longing Only to cozen and coax? And a voice came down through the...Rate it:

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Of Hell And The Estate of Those Who Perish
John Bunyan
hus, having show'd you what I see Of heaven, I now will tell You also, after search, what be The damned wights of hell. And O, that they who read ...Rate it:

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