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Vain
Stefan Alin
Is this the end of everything we know? Did we not prepped enough? Fix this, Fix that, fixed nothing at all. All in vain and vane is all around us....Rate it

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Vain And Careless
Robert Graves
Lady, lovely lady, Careless and gay! Once when a beggar called She gave her child away. The beggar took the baby, Wrapped it in a shawl, 'Bring he...Rate it

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## SAY NOT THE LIFE IN VAIN #
Satya Pattnaik
Say not the life in vain We cannot do it again,still Heart sings the songs of love Birds of love fly to kiss the globe Hatred demon nails in the co...Rate it

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A Song. In Vain You Tell Your Parting Lover
Matthew Prior
In vain you tell your parting lover You wish fair winds may waft him over Alas! what winds can happy prove That bear me far from what I love? Alas!...Rate it

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Asking in Vain
Charles Harpur
Still his little grave she seeketh In her mother-sorrow wild, Hush! While in her heart she speaketh To the spirit of her child: “Were we ...Rate it

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Beauty Is Vain
Christina Georgina Rossetti
While roses are so red, While lilies are so white, Shall a woman exalt her face Because it gives delight? She's not so sweet as a rose, A lily's st...Rate it

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Certe, elle n'était pas femme et charmante en vain
Victor Marie Hugo
Certe, elle n'était pas femme et charmante en vain, Mais le terrestre en elle avait un air divin. Des flammes frissonnaient sur mes lèvres hardie...Rate it

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Corporate Greed With Vain Societal Infiltration System
Mario William Vitale
greed in your teeth the flick of a cigarette getting everything you want at the supermarket store she's on time again and then we pause to th...Rate it

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Hence, All You Vain Delights from the Nice Valour
John Fletcher
Hence, all you vain delights, As short as are the nights Wherein you spend your folly: There's nought in this life sweet, If man were wise to see't...Rate it

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How Rumplestilz Held Out In Vain For A Bonus
Guy Wetmore Carryl
In Germany there lived an earl Who had a charming niece: And never gave the timid girl A single moment's peace! Whatever low and menial task His fa...Rate it

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I am a Parcel of Vain Strivings Tied
Henry David Thoreau
I am a parcel of vain strivings tied By a chance bond together, Dangling this way and that, their links Were made so loose and wide, Methinks, For ...Rate it

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In vain..
Shantanu Chindhade
Paths were such that My mind brightened up.. In the net of leaves Moon rays were caught up Old folklore cropped in On my lips again When it was ful...Rate it

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Martyrs die in vain.
Maria Shaw
There are users and abusers there are those who stand strong and tall there are those who will always tumble and fall beating their heads against a...Rate it

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Moments passed in vain?
Chantell Louise Curry
In life we encounter hurdles and bumps, Aching pain, moments we feel passed in vain.. We’re told our struggles and strife, Add character, individua...Rate it

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Nothing Formed In Vain
James Thomson
Let no presuming impious railer tax Creative wisdom, as if aught was form'd In vain, or not for admirable ends. Shall little haughty ignorance pro...Rate it

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Searching In Vain
Kurt Philip Behm
Carrying your heart Inside my pocket I traveled the world Searching for love When fate was unkind You never complained As I forgot to thank you ...Rate it

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She waits 'Neath the Moon in Vain
tj hatton
Upon each glow Of full moon's light Sitting through a haunting night A lady On a lover's seat Is waiting for her love to greet 'T was there They pl...Rate it

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Sonnet LXV: Known in Vain
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
As two whose love, first foolish, widening scope, Knows suddenly, to music high and soft, The Holy of holies; who because they scoff'd Are now amaz...Rate it

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Sonnet LXXXV: Vain Virtues
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
What is the sorriest thing that enters Hell? None of the sins,—but this and that fair deed Which a soul's sin at length could supersede. These yet ...Rate it

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Sonnet XXVII: Oft and In Vain
Samuel Daniel
Oft and in vain my rebel thoughts have ventur'd To stop the passage of my vanquisht heart, And shut those ways my friendly foe first enter'd, Ho...Rate it

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Strive Not, Vain Lover
Richard Lovelace
I. Strive not, vain lover, to be fine; Thy silk's the silk-worm's, and not thine: You lessen to a fly your mistriss' thought, To think it may b...Rate it

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The Distress'd Travellers; or, Labour in Vain
William Cowper
I. I sing of a journey to Clifton, We would have perform'd if we could, Without cart or barrow to lift on Poor Mary and me through the mud; Sle...Rate it

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The Martial Courage Of A Day Is Vain
William Wordsworth
THE martial courage of a day is vain, An empty noise of death the battle's roar, If vital hope be wanting to restore, Or fortitude be wanting to su...Rate it

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The Swan - Vain Pleasures
George Moses Horton
The Swan which boasted mid the tide, Whose nest was guarded by the wave, Floated for pleasure till she died, And sunk beneath the flood to lave....Rate it

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The Vain King
Henry Van Dyke
In robes of Tyrian blue the King was drest, A jewelled collar shone upon his breast, A giant ruby glittered in his crown ----- Lord of rich lands a...Rate it

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