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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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Mourning
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Dead Love
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A Night-Piece By Millet
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Benediction
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At Sea
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Death And Birth
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The Way Of The Wind
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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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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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A Baby's Death
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Had I Wist
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Hymn Of Man
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A Ballad of Dreamland
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Hermaphroditus
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Quia Multum Amavit
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Sestina
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The Leper
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Chorus
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Sir William Gomm: Sonnets
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Recollections
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A Year's Burden -- 1870
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The Triumph Of Time
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Eight Years Old
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Hymn to Proserpine (After the Proclamation of the Christian
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A Child's Laughter
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A Dead Friend
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Genesis
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On the Deaths of Thomas Carlyle and George Eliot: Sonnets
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A Ballad of Death
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Before A Crucifix
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To A Cat
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Dickens: Sonnets
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Etude Realiste
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John Marston: XII
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Laus Veneris
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Anonymous Plays: XVII
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Epilogue
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In Harbour
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Not A Child
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The Complaint of Lisa
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The Eve Of Revolution
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A Ballad of Burdens
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A Cameo
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After Looking into Carlyles Reminiscences
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The Halt Before Rome--September 1867
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Chorus from 'Atalanta'
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Leave-Taking
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To Dora Dorian
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Past Days
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Thomas Heywood: X
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A Christmas Carol
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Before the Mirror
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Faustine
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Mater Dolorosa
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Rest
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Sapphics
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The Masque of Queen Bersabe: A Miracle-Play
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Thomas Middleton: IX
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Madona Mia
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Eurydice - To Victor Hugo 112 ViewsRate it
Seven Years Old
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Comparisons
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Christopher Marlowe
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Song Before Death: From the French
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Super Flumina Babylonis
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Anactoria
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Ode On The Insurrection In Candia
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Perinde AC Cadaver
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March: An Ode
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A Forsaken Garden
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Anima Anceps
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Lines on the Death of Edward John Trelawny
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A Lamentation
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Dedication To Christina G. Rossetti
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May Janet
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Prelude - Lohengrin
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A Match
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In the Bay
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An Appeal
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On Lamb’s Specimens of Dramatic Poets: Sonnets
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The Garden of Prosperine
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The Lute And The Lyre
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First Footsteps
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In Sark
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Insularum Ocelle
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The Salt of the Earth
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Three Faces
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Dysthanatos
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Ilicet
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A Child's Battles
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The Year of the Rose
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Love In A Mist
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A Sequence of Sonnets on the Death of Robert Browning
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Before Dawn
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Hendecasyllabics
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Four Songs Of Four Seasons
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A Dialog
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A Marching Song
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Before Parting
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In San Lorenzo
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Messidor
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The Litany Of Nations
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Nephelidia
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The Higher Pantheism in a Nutshell
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Anonymous Plays: XVIII
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On The Downs
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The Pilgrims
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Eros
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A Ninth Birthday
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Anonymous Plays:XVI - ‘Arden of Feversham’
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Fragoletta
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One Of Twain
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Rococo
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A Leave-Taking
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A Song in Time of Revolution. 1860
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Autumn And Winter
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Beaumont and Fletcher:IV
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Rondel
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Ben Jonson: III
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Plus Ultra
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A Clasp Of Hands
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A Singing Lesson
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Cleopatra
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Dedication To Joseph Mazzini
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Itylus
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John Ford: VI
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Love and Sleep
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Music: An Ode
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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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August
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In The Orchard
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Tenebrae
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A Song in Time of Order. 1852
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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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A Year's Carols
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Félise
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In Guernsey - To Theodore Watts
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To Walt Whitman In America
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Les Noyades
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The Sea-Swallows
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To Victor Hugo
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Cor Cordium
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Hesperia
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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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Quia Nominor Leo: Sonnets
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James Shirley: XIV
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John Webster: VII
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England CXVII
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Mater Triumphalis
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April
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Change
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Satia te Sanguine
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The Last Oracle
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Adieux à Marie Stuart
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Epilogue:XXI 'Tristram of Lyonesse'
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The Tribe of Benjamin: XV
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A Swimmer's Dream
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Monotones
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Love at Sea
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Prelude
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To John Nichol: Sonnets
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An Interlude
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Hertha
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Stage Love
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To William Bell Scott
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Aholibah
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Siena
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The Roundel
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On the Russian Persecution of the Jews: Sonnets
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Dedication
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The Channel Tunnel: Sonnets
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The Bloody Sun
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The Death Of Richard Wagner
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The King's Daughter
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Thomas Decker: VIII
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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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After Death
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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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A Ballad Of François Villon, Prince Of All Ballad-Makers
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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 21 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 Channel Passage
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A Counsel
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