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Francis Turner
Edgar Lee Masters
I could not run or play In boyhood. In manhood I could only sip the cup, Not drink -- For scarlet-fever left my heart diseased. Yet I lie here Soot...Rate it

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A Broad Minded Bishop Rebukes The Verminous St. Francis
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
If Brother Francis pardoned Brother Flea, There still seems need of such strange charity, Seeing he is, for all his gay goodwill, Bitten by funny l...Rate it

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A PANTOUM ABOUT FRANCIS
Salvatore Buttaci
Though well-to-do, he gave it all away, His riches, even the clothing on his back. Why? Because he heard Jesus speak that day. What made Francis of...Rate it

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Advice To My Best Brother, Coll: Francis Lovelace.
Richard Lovelace
Frank, wil't live unhandsomely? trust not too far Thy self to waving seas: for what thy star, Calculated by sure event, must be, Look in the glassy...Rate it

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Francis II, King of Naples
Amy Lowell
Written after reading Trevelyan's "Garibaldi and the making of Italy" Poor foolish monarch, vacillating, vain, Decaying victim of a race of kings...Rate it

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Francis Ledwidge
Grace Hazard Conkling
(Killed in action July 31, 1917) Nevermore singing Will you go now, Wearing wild moonlight On your brow. The moon's white mood In your silve...Rate it

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Francis Makemie
Henry Van Dyke
(Presbyter of Christ in Americas 1683-1708) To thee, plain hero of a rugged race, We bring the meed of praise too long delayed! Thy fearless word...Rate it

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In Memoriam : Francis Archibald Douglas
Lord Alfred Douglas
Dear friend, dear brother, I have owed you this Since many days, the tribute of a song. Shall I cheat you who never did a wrong To any man ? No, th...Rate it

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In Memoriam, Francis Cowley Burnand, 1836-1917, Editor Of "Punch," 1880-1906
R C Lehmann
Hail and Farewell, dear Brother of the Pen, Maker of sunshine for the minds of men, Lord of bright cheer and master of our hearts - What plaint is ...Rate it

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Mr. Francis Beaumont's Letter to Ben Jonson
Francis Beaumont
The sun, which doth the greatest comfort bring To absent friends (because the self-same thing They know they see, however absent), is Here our b...Rate it

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Ode XII: To Sir Francis Henry Drake, Baronet
Mark Akenside
I. Behold; the Balance in the sky Swift on the wintry scale inclines: To earthy caves the Dryads fly, And the bare pastures Pan resigns. Late did t...Rate it

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Ode XVIII: To The Right Honourable Francis Earl Of Huntington
Mark Akenside
I. 1. The wise and great of every clime, Through all the spacious walks of Time, Where'er the Muse her power display'd, With joy have listen'd and ...Rate it

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Of St. Francis and the Ass
Katharine Tynan
Our father, ere he went Out with his brother, Death, Smiling and well-content As a bridegroom goeth, Sweetly forgiveness prayed From man or be...Rate it

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Prayer of St. Francis Xavier
Alexander Pope
Thou art my God, sole object of my love; Not for the hope of endless joys above; Nor for the fear of endless pains below, Which they who love thee ...Rate it

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St, Francis Xavier
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The Apostle of the Indies He left his dust, by all the myriad tread Of yon dense millions trampled to the strand, Or 'neath some cross forgotten...Rate it

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St. Francis and the Birds
Katharine Tynan
Little sisters, the birds: We must praise God, you and I­ You, with songs that fill the sky, I, with halting words. All things tell His praise...Rate it

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St. Francis of Assisi
Vachel Lindsay
Would I might wake St. Francis in you all, Brother of birds and trees, God's Troubadour, Blinded with weeping for the sad and poor; Our wealth u...Rate it

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St. Francis Of Borgia By The Coffin Of Queen Isabel
Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon
“Open the coffin and shroud until I look on the dead again Ere we place her in Grenada’s vaults, Where sleep the Monarchs of Spain; For unto King C...Rate it

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The Sermon Of St. Francis. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fourth)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Up soared the lark into the air, A shaft of song, a wingéd prayer, As if a soul released from pain Were flying back to heaven again. St. Francis ...Rate it

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To My Godchild-Francis M. W. M.
Francis Thompson
This labouring, vast, Tellurian galleon, Riding at anchor off the orient sun, Had broken its cable, and stood out to space Down some frore Arctic o...Rate it

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William Francis Bartlett
John Greenleaf Whittier
Oh, well may Essex sit forlorn Beside her sea-blown shore; Her well beloved, her noblest born, Is hers in life no more! No lapse of years can rend...Rate it

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