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Cities and Thrones and Powers
Rudyard Kipling
Cities and Thrones and Powers, Stand in Time's eye, Almost as long as flowers, Which daily die: But, as new buds put forth To glad new men, Out of ...Rate it:

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Miles and miles of here and there
Augusta Davies Webster
MILES and miles of here and there Our eager river forced its way, Bent to be it knew not where. It had no rest in delay; And for its haste it had ...Rate it:

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Sad-Eyed and Soft and Grey
William Morris
Sad-Eyed and soft and grey thou art, o morn! Across the long grass of the marshy plain Thy west wind whispers of the coming rain, Thy lark forgets ...Rate it:

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Turns and Movies: Violet Moore and Bert Moore
Conrad Potter Aiken
He thinks her little feet should pass Where dandelions star thickly grass; Her hands should lift in sunlit air Sea-wind should tangle up her hai...Rate it:

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The Men And Women, And The Monkeys
Charles Lamb
A FABLE When beasts by words their meanings could declare, Some well-dressed men and women did repair To gaze upon two monkeys at a fair: And one...Rate it:

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So Far And So Far, And On Toward The End
Walt Whitman
SO far, and so far, and on toward the end, Singing what is sung in this book, from the irresistible impulses of me; But whether I co...Rate it:

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With Hale Affection And Abiding Faith These Rhymes And Pictures Are Inscribed To The Children Everywhere
James Whitcomb Riley
_He owns the bird-songs of the hills-- The laughter of the April rills; And his are all the diamonds set In Morning's dewy coronet,-- And his the D...Rate it:

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'Fire and Sleet and Candlelight'
Elinor Morton Wylie
For this you've striven Daring, to fail: Your sky is riven Like a tearing veil. For this, you've wasted Wings of your youth; Divined, and tas...Rate it:

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And I Lounged and Lay on Their Beds
Constantine P. Cavafy
When I went to that house of pleasure I didn't stay in the front rooms where they celebrate, with some decorum, the accepted modes of love. I went ...Rate it:

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It Nods and Curtseys and Recovers
Alfred Edward Housman
It nods and curtseys and recovers When the wind blows above, The nettle on the graves of lovers That hanged themselves for love. The nettle no...Rate it:

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Teapots and Quails
Edward Lear
Teapots and Quails, Snuffers and Snails, Set him a sailing and see how he sails! .. Mitres and Beams, Thimbles and Creams, Set him a screaming and ...Rate it:

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The Captain and the Mermaids
William Schwenck Gilbert
I SING a legend of the sea, So hard-a-port upon your lee! A ship on starboard tack! She's bound upon a private cruise - (This is the kind of spice ...Rate it:

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Matilda Who told Lies, and was Burned to Death
Hilaire Belloc
Matilda told such Dreadful Lies, It made one Gasp and Stretch one's Eyes; Her Aunt, who, from her Earliest Youth, Had kept a Strict Regard for Trut...Rate it:

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You Can't Strangulate Yourself And Still Lead Life
Nikhil Parekh
You can't compress your fingers and still prolifically write, You can't clench your teeth and still gregariously smile, You can't sleep tight o...Rate it:

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Merlin And Vivien
Alfred Lord Tennyson
A storm was coming, but the winds were still, And in the wild woods of Broceliande, Before an oak, so hollow, huge and old It looked a tower of ...Rate it:

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Brother and Sister
George Eliot
I. I cannot choose but think upon the time When our two lives grew like two buds that kiss At lightest thrill from the bee's swinging chime, Be...Rate it:

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Death And Daphne
Jonathan Swift
Death went upon a solemn day At Pluto's hall his court to pay; The phantom having humbly kiss'd His grisly monarch's sooty fist, Presented him the ...Rate it:

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Cadmus and Harmonia
Matthew Arnold
Far, far from here, The Adriatic breaks in a warm bay Among the green Illyrian hills; and there The sunshine in the happy glens is f...Rate it:

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Rain, Rain And Triumphant Rain
Nikhil Parekh
Infinite bodies had pathetically shriveled into nothingness; as blistering rays of the Sun unsparingly blazed left; right and profuse center, Wh...Rate it:

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Two Men and a Maid
William Thomas Goodge
Two little dudes from the George-street block, Up for a brief vacation! One little girl in a neat print frock, Maid of the Mulga Station! Two l...Rate it:

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The South Wind And The Sun
James Whitcomb Riley
O The South Wind and the Sun! How each loved the other one Full of fancy--- full folly-- Full of jollity and fun! How they romped and ran about, Li...Rate it:

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He Loves And He Rides Away
Sydney Thompson Dobell
'Twas in that island summer where They spin the morning gossamer, And weave the evening mist, That, underneath the hawthorn-tree, I loved my love, ...Rate it:

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A Ballad, Shewing How An Old Woman Rode Double, And Who Rode Before Her
Robert Southey
The Raven croak'd as she sate at her meal, And the Old Woman knew what he said, And she grew pale at the Raven's tale, And sicken'd and went to her...Rate it:

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One Hundred and Three
Henry Lawson
With the frame of a man, and the face of a boy, and a manner strangely wild, And the great, wide, wondering, innocent eyes of a silent-suffering ch...Rate it:

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Written And Rewritten An Infinite Times
Nikhil Parekh
Every tangible and intangible portion of my lips; had solely and nothing else but her compassionately igniting kisses written and rewritten an infi...Rate it:

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