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A British-Roman Song
Rudyard Kipling
(A. D. 406) "A Centurion of the Thirtieth" My father's father saw it not, And I, belike, shall never come To look on that so-holy spot -- That ve...Rate it

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Mark Akenside
Occasion'd by the Insults of the Spaniards , and the present Preparations for War, 1738. Whence this unwonted Transport in my Breast? Why glow my...Rate it

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At the British Museum
Richard Aldington
I turn the page and read: "I dream of silent verses where the rhyme Glides noiseless as an oar." The heavy musty air, the black desks, The bent...Rate it

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British Association, Notes of the President's Address
James Clerk Maxwell
In the very beginnings of science, the parsons, who managed things then, Being handy with hammer and chisel, made gods in the likeness of men; Till...Rate it

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British Freedom
William Wordsworth
It is not to be thought of that the Flood Of British freedom, which, to the open sea Of the world's praise, from dark antiquity Hath flowed, 'with...Rate it

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British War Song
Frederick George Scott
WARS and rumours of wars"—the clouds lower over the sea, And a man must now be a man, if ever a man can be; "Wars and rumours of wars"—a cry from t...Rate it

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In The British Museum
Thomas Hardy
'What do you see in that time-touched stone, When nothing is there But ashen blankness, although you give it A rigid stare? 'You look not quite as...Rate it

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In the Reading-Room of the British Museum
Louise Imogen Guiney
Praised be the moon of books! that doth above A world of men, the fallen Past behold, And fill the spaces else so void and cold To make a very h...Rate it

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The British Church
George Herbert
I joy, dear mother, when I view Thy perfect lineaments, and hue Both sweet and bright. Beauty in thee takes up her place, And dat...Rate it

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The British Tar
William Schwenck Gilbert
A British tar is a soaring soul, As free as a mountain bird, His energetic fist should be ready to resist A dictatorial word. His nose should pant ...Rate it

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The Young British Soldier
Rudyard Kipling
When the 'arf-made recruity goes out to the East 'E acts like a babe an' 'e drinks like a beast, An' 'e wonders because 'e is frequent deceased ...Rate it

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To Lallie (Outside the British Museum.)
Amy Levy
UP those Museum steps you came, And straightway all my blood was flame, O Lallie, Lallie ! The world (I had been feeling low) ...Rate it

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To Mr. Edward Howard, on his Incomparable, Incomprehensible Poem Called The British Princes
Charles Sackville
Come on, ye critics! Find one fault who dare, For, read it backward like a witch's prayer, 'Twill do as well; throw not away your jests On solid...Rate it

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To My Eldest Brother, With The British Army In Portugal
Felicia Dorothea Hemans
HOW many a day, in various hues array'd, Bright with gay sun-shine, or eclips'd with shade; How many an hour, on silent wing is past, O my lov'd br...Rate it

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