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The Love Unfeigned
— Geoffrey Chaucer
O YONGE fresshe folkes, he or she, In which that love up groweth with your age, Repeyreth hoom from worldly vanitee, And of your herte up-casteth the...
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Batuschka
— Thomas Bailey Aldrich
[Author's Note: The title means "little father" or "dear little father", a term of endearment applied to the Tsar in Russian folk-song. --T.B.A.] From ...
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A Slant of Sun on Dull Brown Walls
— Stephen Crane
A slant of sun on dull brown walls, A forgotten sky of bashful blue. Toward God a mighty hymn, A song of collisions and cries, Rumbling wheels, hoo...
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Ode To Liberty
— Percy Bysshe Shelley
Yet, Freedom, yet, thy banner, torn but flying, Streams like a thunder-storm against the wind.--BYRON. I. A glorious people vibrated again The lightnin...
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Lancelot And Elaine
— Alfred Lord Tennyson
Elaine the fair, Elaine the loveable, Elaine, the lily maid of Astolat, High in her chamber up a tower to the east Guarded the sacred shield of Lance...
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When the food is busting
— Will Woj
If thy food is busting Thy hips shall be thrusting Look at me and you shall see How good thy food will be Your food is not busting It be quiet disgustin...
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Some Keep the Sabbath Going to Church
— Emily Dickinson
Some keep the Sabbath going to Church -- I keep it, staying at Home -- With a Bobolink for a Chorister -- And an Orchard, for a Dome -- Some keep the S...
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In heaven,
— Stephen Crane
In heaven, Some little blades of grass Stood before God. "What did you do?" Then all save one of the little blades Began eagerly to relate The mer...
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The Canonization
— John Donne
For God's sake hold your tongue, and let me love, Or chide my palsy, or my gout, My five grey hairs, or ruin'd fortune flout, With wealth your state, yo...
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The Tree
— Ezra Pound
I stood still and was a tree amid the wood, Knowing the truth of things unseen before; Of Daphne and the laurel bow And that god-feasting couple old tha...
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Ode To Joy
— Friedrich Schiller
Joy, thou beauteous godly lightning, Daughter of Elysium, Fire drunken we are ent’ring Heavenly, thy holy home! Thy enchantments bind together, What did...
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God lay dead in heaven;
— Stephen Crane
God lay dead in heaven; Angels sang the hymn of the end; Purple winds went moaning, Their wings drip-dripping With blood That fell upon the earth. ...
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Death of a Believer
— Rudyard Kipling
Yet at the last, ere our spearmen had found him, Yet at the last, ere a sword-thrust could save, Yet at the last, with his masters around him, He spoke ...
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O Ship of State
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O Union, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging...
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The Last Post
— Robert Graves
The bugler sent a call of high romance— “Lights out! Lights out!” to the deserted square. On the thin brazen notes he threw a prayer, “God, if it’s t...
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A man went before a strange God
— Stephen Crane
A man went before a strange God -- The God of many men, sadly wise. And the deity thundered loudly, Fat with rage, and puffing. "Kneel, mortal, and ...
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I Stood Upon a Highway
— Stephen Crane
I stood upon a highway, And, behold, there came Many strange peddlers. To me each one made gestures, Holding forth little images, saying, "This is ...
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The Divine Right Of Kings
— Edgar Allan Poe
The only king by right divine Is Ellen King, and were she mine I'd strive for liberty no more, But hug the glorious chains I wore. Her bosom is an ...
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A Slant of Sun on Dull Brown Walls
— Stephen Crane
A slant of sun on dull brown walls, A forgotten sky of bashful blue. Toward God a mighty hymn, A song of collisions and cries, Rumbling wheels, hoo...
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The Bible is an antique Volume
— Emily Dickinson
The Bible is an antique Volume— Written by faded men At the suggestion of Holy Spectres— Subjects—Bethlehem- ; Eden—the ancient Homestead— Satan—the Bri...
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Spoken From Within Inspired From Above
— Anthony Logan
Life is free.....Love is Gods gift Wouldn't you like to live in a world of harmony and bliss So give God your ...
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Her sweet Weight on my Heart a Night
— Emily Dickinson
Her sweet Weight on my Heart a Night Had scarcely deigned to lie— When, stirring, for Belief's delight, My Bride had slipped away— If 'twas a Dream—mad...
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Soldier's Dream
— Wilfred Owen
I dreamed kind Jesus fouled the big-gun gears; And caused a permanent stoppage in all bolts; And buckled with a smile Mausers and Colts; And rusted ever...
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Wait till the Majesty of Death
— Emily Dickinson
Wait till the Majesty of Death Invests so mean a brow! Almost a powdered Footman Might dare to touch it now! Wait till in Everlasting Robes That Democr...
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The Chimney Sweeper: A Little Black Thing Among The Snow
— William Blake
A little black thing among the snow, Crying 'weep! 'weep!' in notes of woe! 'Where are thy father and mother? say?' 'They are both gone up to the church...
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