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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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The Temple of Friendship
Voltaire
Sacred to peace, within a wood's recess, A blest retreat, where courtiers never press, A temple stands, where art did never try With pompous wonder...Rate it:

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Uppards
Marriott Edgar
'Twere getting dusk, one winter's night, When up the clough there came in sight, A lad who carried through the snow, A banner with this 'ere motto....Rate it:

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Cast away care
Thomas Dekker
Cast away care; he that loves sorrow Lengthens not a day, nor can buy to-morrow ; Money is trash, and he that will spend it, L...Rate it:

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Unser Gott
Karle Wilson Baker
They held a great prayer-service in Berlin, And augured German triumph from some words Said to be spoken by the Jewish God To Gideon, which signifi...Rate it:

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A Bush Study, A La Watteau
Arthur Patchett Martin
HE. See the smoke-wreaths how they curl so lightly skyward From the ivied cottage nestled in the trees: Such a lovely spot—I really feel that I wou...Rate it:

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A Demand
Ambrose Bierce
You promised to paint me a picture, Dear Mat, And I was to pay you in rhyme. Although I am loth to inflict your Most easy of consciences, I'm Of op...Rate it:

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A Dilemma
Ambrose Bierce
Filled with a zeal to serve my fellow men, For years I criticised their prose and verges: Pointed out all their blunders of the pen, Their shallown...Rate it:

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A Girls's Sin - In Her Eyes
Francis Thompson
Cross child! red, and frowning so? 'I, the day just over, Gave a lock of hair to--no! How DARE you say, my lover?' He asked you?--Let me understan...Rate it:

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A Hunting Song
Adam Lindsay Gordon
Here's a health to every sportsman, be he stableman or lord, If his heart be true, I care not what his pocket may afford; And may he ever pleasantl...Rate it:

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A Hymn To God The Father
John Donne
Wilt thou forgive that sin where I begun, Which was my sin, though it were done before? Wilt thou forgive that sin, through which I r...Rate it:

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A Hymn To My God
Sir Henry Wotton
OH thou great Power, in whom I move, For whom I live, to whom I die, Behold me through thy beams of love, Whilest on this Couch of tears I lye; ...Rate it:

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A Living Picture
Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
No, I'll not say your name. I have said it now, As you mine, first in childish treble, then Up through a score and more familiar years Till baby...Rate it:

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A Lover's Confession
Robert Fuller Murray
When people tell me they have loved But once in youth, I wonder, are they always moved To speak the truth? Not that they wilfully deceive: They fo...Rate it:

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A Message to America
Alan Seeger
You have the grit and the guts, I know; You are ready to answer blow for blow You are virile, combative, stubborn, hard, But your honor ends wit...Rate it:

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A New Moment
Kurt Philip Behm
The music’s the same, as a different bell rings The feelings in tune, as the chanting begins The score freshly written, a new moment alive ...Rate it:

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A Piccaninny
James Brunton Stephens
Lo by the “humpy” door a smockless Venus! Unblushing bronze, she shrinks not, having seen us, Though there is nought but short couch-grass between ...Rate it:

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A Psalm For New Year’s Eve
Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
A FRIEND stands at the door; In either tight-closed hand Hiding rich gifts, three hundred and three score: Waiting to strew them daily o'er the ...Rate it:

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A Psalm Of Fortitude
Joseph Furphy
Are you, like me, a peevish brat, With feelings extra-fine? Are you disposed to whip the cat When misadventure lays your flat? Then paste this ...Rate it:

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A Sabbath Scene
John Greenleaf Whittier
SCARCE had the solemn Sabbath-bell Ceased quivering in the steeple, Scarce had the parson to his desk Walked stately through his people, When down ...Rate it:

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A Soul in Prison
Augusta Davies Webster
(The Doubter lays aside his book.) "Answered a score of times." Oh, looked for teacher, is this all you will teach me? I in the dark reaching my...Rate it:

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A Valentine
Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
YE are twa laddies unco gleg, An' blithe an' bonnie: As licht o' heel as Anster's Meg;-- Gin ye'd a lassie's favor beg, I' faith she couldna st...Rate it:

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A Valentine
Eugene Field
Go, Cupid, and my sweetheart tell I love her well. Yes, though she tramples on my heart And rends that bleeding thing apart; And though she rolls a...Rate it:

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A Vision Out West
Barcroft Henry Thomas Boake
Far reaching down's a solid sea sunk everlastingly to rest, And yet whose billows seem to be for ever heaving toward the west The tiny fieldmice ...Rate it:

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A Wanton Barter
Kurt Philip Behm
Everyone’s life is tragic, but who calls out the score The Jester or the Hangman, the Undertaker sure Everyone’s nights are haunted, when sleepin...Rate it:

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