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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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Envoi
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Marzo Pazzo
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Sleep
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To Catullus
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Dead Love
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Mourning
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The Way Of The Wind
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Benediction
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A Night-Piece By Millet
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At Sea
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Death And Birth
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A Baby's Death
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Discord
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A Flower-Piece By Fantin
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Before Sunset
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Sorrow
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Concord
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Love Lies Bleeding
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Aperotos Eros
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Plus Intra
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Prelude - Tristan And Isolde
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A Landscape By Courbet
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Hermaphroditus
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Hymn Of Man
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The Leper
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Had I Wist
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Sestina
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A Ballad of Dreamland
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Anactoria
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A Ballad of Death
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Hymn to Proserpine (After the Proclamation of the Christian
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Chorus
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Quia Multum Amavit
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A Child's Laughter
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Laus Veneris
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To A Cat
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Recollections
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A Match
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Before A Crucifix
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The Triumph Of Time
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Sir William Gomm: Sonnets
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A Year's Burden -- 1870
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The Eve Of Revolution
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Before the Mirror
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Eight Years Old
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Genesis
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A Dead Friend
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John Marston: XII
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Love In A Mist
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Etude Realiste
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On the Deaths of Thomas Carlyle and George Eliot: Sonnets
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A Cameo
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Anonymous Plays: XVII
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Dickens: Sonnets
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A Leave-Taking
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Chorus from 'Atalanta'
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Faustine
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A Forsaken Garden
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A Ballad of Burdens
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A Christmas Carol
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In Harbour
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Sapphics
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Epilogue
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The Complaint of Lisa
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Not A Child
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To Dora Dorian
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Christopher Marlowe
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Leave-Taking
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Rest
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The Halt Before Rome--September 1867
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The Masque of Queen Bersabe: A Miracle-Play
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After Looking into Carlyles Reminiscences
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Mater Dolorosa
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Eurydice - To Victor Hugo 118 Views
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Past Days
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Seven Years Old
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Thomas Heywood: X
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Thomas Middleton: IX
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Madona Mia
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Perinde AC Cadaver
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Comparisons
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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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Super Flumina Babylonis
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The Garden of Prosperine
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Anima Anceps
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Song Before Death: From the French
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Before Dawn
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March: An Ode
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Ode On The Insurrection In Candia
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In the Bay
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The Salt of the Earth
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Lines on the Death of Edward John Trelawny
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A Sequence of Sonnets on the Death of Robert Browning
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Prelude - Lohengrin
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An Appeal
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In Sark
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The Lute And The Lyre
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Ilicet
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Fragoletta
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On Lamb’s Specimens of Dramatic Poets: Sonnets
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Three Faces
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First Footsteps
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A Child's Battles
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Insularum Ocelle
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Nephelidia
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Dysthanatos
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Rococo
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The Year of the Rose
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Before Parting
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Hendecasyllabics
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Cleopatra
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Four Songs Of Four Seasons
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The Higher Pantheism in a Nutshell
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The Oblation
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A Marching Song
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Love and Sleep
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The Litany Of Nations
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The Pilgrims
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A Dialog
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Eros
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In San Lorenzo
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Itylus
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Messidor
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Plus Ultra
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A Ninth Birthday
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Anonymous Plays: XVIII
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Anonymous Plays:XVI - ‘Arden of Feversham’
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On The Downs
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A Singing Lesson
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Rondel
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Music: An Ode
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One Of Twain
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Cor Cordium
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August
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Autumn And Winter
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Non Dolet
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A Song in Time of Revolution. 1860
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In The Orchard
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A Clasp Of Hands
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Beaumont and Fletcher:IV
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Ben Jonson: III
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Les Noyades
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Tenebrae
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Dedication To Joseph Mazzini
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John Ford: VI
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Philip Massinger: V
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Quia Nominor Leo: Sonnets
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To Walt Whitman In America
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In Memory of Walter Savage Landor
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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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Choriambics
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Félise
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In Guernsey - To Theodore Watts
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To Victor Hugo
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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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The Sea-Swallows
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A Year's Carols
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Hesperia
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Ave atque Vale (In memory of Charles Baudelaire)
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Wasted Love
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Satia te Sanguine
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A Litany
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Babyhood
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Hertha
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Bismarck at Canossa: Sonnets 66 Views
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A Channel Crossing
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For A Picture
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Let Us Go
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Stage Love
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James Shirley: XIV
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Mater Triumphalis
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Change
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A Swimmer's Dream
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April
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England CXVII
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John Webster: VII
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The Last Oracle
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An Interlude
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Epilogue:XXI 'Tristram of Lyonesse'
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Love at Sea
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Prelude
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Adieux à Marie Stuart
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Monotones
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The Tribe of Benjamin: XV
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On the Russian Persecution of the Jews: Sonnets
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Dedication
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The Sundew
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Siena
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The Death Of Richard Wagner
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The Roundel
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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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The King's Daughter
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The Bloody Sun
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The Channel Tunnel: Sonnets
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After Death
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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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A Jacobite's Exile
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Armand Barbes
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Mentana : First Anniversary
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St. Dorothy
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John Day: XIII
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Athens: An Ode
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On An Old Roundel
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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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A Baby's Epitaph 34 Views
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To Dr. John Brown: Sonnets
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Time And Life
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A Ballad of Bath
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The Triumph of Time
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A Choice
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A Channel Passage
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A Counsel
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