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Algernon Charles Swinburne was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic. He wrote several novels and collections of poetry such as Poems and Ballads, and contributed to the famous Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica. Swinburne wrote about many taboo topics, such as lesbianism, cannibalism, sado-masochism, and anti-theism. His poems have many common motifs, such as the ocean, time, and death. Several historical people are featured in his poems, such as Sappho ("Sapphics"), Anactoria ("Anactoria"), Jesus ("Hymn to Proserpine": Galilaee, La. "Galilean") and Catullus ("To Catullus").

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List of poems by Algernon Charles Swinburne 227 total

A Watch In The Night
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Swan Song
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Birth And Death
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Marzo Pazzo
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Envoi
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Sleep
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Dead Love
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Mourning
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A Night-Piece By Millet
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Benediction
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The Way Of The Wind
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At Sea
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Death And Birth
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To Catullus
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Discord
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A Flower-Piece By Fantin
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Sorrow
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Before Sunset
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Concord
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A Baby's Death
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Love Lies Bleeding
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Plus Intra
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Aperotos Eros
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A Landscape By Courbet
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Prelude - Tristan And Isolde
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Hymn Of Man
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Had I Wist
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The Leper
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A Ballad of Dreamland
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Hermaphroditus
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Sestina
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Chorus
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Quia Multum Amavit
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A Ballad of Death
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Recollections
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Sir William Gomm: Sonnets
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A Child's Laughter
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The Triumph Of Time
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A Year's Burden -- 1870
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Eight Years Old
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A Dead Friend
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Hymn to Proserpine (After the Proclamation of the Christian
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Laus Veneris
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Genesis
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John Marston: XII
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Before A Crucifix
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On the Deaths of Thomas Carlyle and George Eliot: Sonnets
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To A Cat
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The Eve Of Revolution
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Dickens: Sonnets
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Etude Realiste
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Anonymous Plays: XVII
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A Cameo
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In Harbour
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Epilogue
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The Complaint of Lisa
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Not A Child
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A Ballad of Burdens
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The Halt Before Rome--September 1867
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After Looking into Carlyles Reminiscences
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To Dora Dorian
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Chorus from 'Atalanta'
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Leave-Taking
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Before the Mirror
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Past Days
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Thomas Heywood: X
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A Christmas Carol
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Anactoria
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Christopher Marlowe
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Faustine
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Mater Dolorosa
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Sapphics
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Thomas Middleton: IX
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Rest
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Seven Years Old
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The Masque of Queen Bersabe: A Miracle-Play
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Eurydice - To Victor Hugo 113 ViewsRate it
Madona Mia
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Comparisons
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Perinde AC Cadaver
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Song Before Death: From the French
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Super Flumina Babylonis
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A Forsaken Garden
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Ode On The Insurrection In Candia
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A Match
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Anima Anceps
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March: An Ode
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May Janet
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A Lamentation
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Lines on the Death of Edward John Trelawny
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Dedication To Christina G. Rossetti
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Prelude - Lohengrin
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An Appeal
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In the Bay
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The Garden of Prosperine
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On Lamb’s Specimens of Dramatic Poets: Sonnets
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The Salt of the Earth
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The Lute And The Lyre
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First Footsteps
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Three Faces
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In Sark
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Insularum Ocelle
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Dysthanatos
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Ilicet
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A Child's Battles
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Before Dawn
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Love In A Mist
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The Year of the Rose
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A Sequence of Sonnets on the Death of Robert Browning
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Hendecasyllabics
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Nephelidia
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A Marching Song
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Four Songs Of Four Seasons
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The Higher Pantheism in a Nutshell
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A Leave-Taking
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Before Parting
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A Dialog
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In San Lorenzo
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Messidor
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The Litany Of Nations
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The Pilgrims
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Anonymous Plays: XVIII
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Anonymous Plays:XVI - ‘Arden of Feversham’
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Eros
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On The Downs
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A Ninth Birthday
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Fragoletta
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Plus Ultra
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Rococo
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Cleopatra
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One Of Twain
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A Song in Time of Revolution. 1860
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Autumn And Winter
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Rondel
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Beaumont and Fletcher:IV
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Itylus
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A Singing Lesson
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Ben Jonson: III
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Love and Sleep
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A Clasp Of Hands
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Dedication To Joseph Mazzini
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Music: An Ode
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August
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John Ford: VI
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Philip Massinger: V
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The Oblation
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A New Year's Message To Joseph Mazzini
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A Song in Time of Order. 1852
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In The Orchard
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Tenebrae
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Choriambics
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In Memory of Walter Savage Landor
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Non Dolet
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The Epitaph In Form Of A Ballad Which Villon Made For Himself And His Comrades, Expecting To Be Hanged Along With Them
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To Walt Whitman In America
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Cor Cordium
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A Year's Carols
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Félise
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Les Noyades
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In Guernsey - To Theodore Watts
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The Sea-Swallows
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To Victor Hugo
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Hesperia
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Quia Nominor Leo: Sonnets
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Wasted Love
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Bismarck at Canossa: Sonnets 66 ViewsRate it
A Litany
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For A Picture
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Let Us Go
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A Channel Crossing
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Ave atque Vale (In memory of Charles Baudelaire)
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Babyhood
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James Shirley: XIV
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John Webster: VII
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Stage Love
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April
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England CXVII
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Mater Triumphalis
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Satia te Sanguine
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Change
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A Swimmer's Dream
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Epilogue:XXI 'Tristram of Lyonesse'
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The Last Oracle
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Adieux à Marie Stuart
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An Interlude
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The Tribe of Benjamin: XV
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Hertha
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Monotones
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Love at Sea
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On the Russian Persecution of the Jews: Sonnets
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Prelude
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To John Nichol: Sonnets
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To William Bell Scott
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Aholibah
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Dedication
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Siena
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The Roundel
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The King's Daughter
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The Bloody Sun
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The Channel Tunnel: Sonnets
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The Death Of Richard Wagner
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Thomas Decker: VIII
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A Ballad Of François Villon, Prince Of All Ballad-Makers
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After Death
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Armand Barbes
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Mentana : First Anniversary
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A Jacobite's Exile
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Athens: An Ode
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John Day: XIII
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On An Old Roundel
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St. Dorothy
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The Song Of The Standard
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The Two Dreams
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A Dialogue
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Étude Réaliste (excerpts)
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Blessed Among Women --To The Signora Cairoli
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George Chapman:XI
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Christmas Antiphones
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To Dr. John Brown: Sonnets
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The Sundew
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Time And Life
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A Baby's Epitaph 29 ViewsRate it
The Triumph of Time
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A Ballad of Bath
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A Choice
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A Counsel
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A Channel Passage
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