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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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An Apology To Dr. Clayton, Bishop Of Killala, And His Lady
Mary Barber
My Lord of Killala, I find to my Sorrow, I can't have the Honour I hop'd for, Tomorrow. But why I'm so wretched, my Friend must rehearse; For I nev...Rate it

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AN ELEGY Upon the L. Bishop of London John King
Henry King
Sad Relick of a blessed Soul! whose trust We sealed up in this religious dust. O do not thy low Exequies suspect As the cheap arguments of our n...Rate it

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Bishop Blougram's Apology
Robert Browning
NO more wine? then we'll push back chairs and talk. A final glass for me, though: cool, i' faith! We ought to have our Abbey back, you see. It's...Rate it

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Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church, Rome, The
Robert Browning
Vanity, saith the preacher, vanity! Draw round my bed: is Anselm keeping back? Nephews--sons mine . . . ah God, I know not! Well-- ...Rate it

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Cases - Willis V. The Bishop Of Oxford
James Williams
(2 Probate Division, 192) Aid me, Muses! my endeavour is to sing a woful song, How a very learned bishop in the Arches Court went wrong. Aid me...Rate it

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Crazy Jane And The Bishop
William Butler Yeats
Bring me to the blasted oak That I, midnight upon the stroke, (All find safety in the tomb.) May call down curses on his head Because of my dear Ja...Rate it

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Crazy Jane Talks With The Bishop
William Butler Yeats
I met the Bishop on the road And much said he and I. 'Those breasts are flat and fallen now, Those veins must soon be dry; Live in a heavenly mansi...Rate it

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Elegy III. Anno Aet. 17. On The Death Of The Bishop Of Winchester (Translated From Milton)
William Cowper
Silent I sat, dejected, and alone, Making in thought the public woes my own, When, first, arose the image in my breast Of England's sufferings by t...Rate it

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Elegy III. Anno Aetates 17. On The Death Of The Bishop Of Winchester.
William Cowper
Silent I sat, dejected, and alone, Making in thought the public woes my own, When, first, arose the image in my breast Of England's sufferings by t...Rate it

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Epistle To The Bishop Of Landaff.
William Hayley
Christmas Day, 1811. Epistle. Thy fav'rite Prelate haste, my verse! to greet Adorning nature in his sylvan seat! His southern hermit, his u...Rate it

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God's Judgment on a Wicked Bishop
Robert Southey
The summer and autumn had been so wet, That in winter the corn was growing yet, 'Twas a piteous sight to see all around The grain lie rotting on th...Rate it

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Ode VII: To The Right Reverend Benjamin Lord Bishop Of Winchester
Mark Akenside
I. 1. For toils which patriots have endur'd, For treason quell'd and laws secur'd, In every nation Time displays The palm of honourable praise. Env...Rate it

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On Bishop Atterbury's Burying The Duke Of Buckingham, 1721
Matthew Prior
I have no hopes, the Duke he says, and dies. In sure and certain hopes - the prelate cries: Of these two learned peers, I pr'ythee say, man, Who is...Rate it

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On Bishop Burnet's Being Set On Fire In His Closet
Thomas Parnell
From that dire æra, bane to Sarum's pride, Which broke his schemes and laid his friends aside, He talks and writes that Pop'ry will return, And we,...Rate it

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On The Death Of The Bishop Of Ely. Anno Aet. 17. (Translated From Milton)
William Cowper
My lids with grief were tumid yet, And still my sullied cheek was wet With briny dews profusely shed For venerable Winton dead, When Fame, whose ta...Rate it

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On Ye Bishop Of Meaths Death
Thomas Parnell
Mourn widdowd Iland, Mourn, your Pan is dead. Mourn ye unhappy flocks your Sheapherd Pan is fled; Around your grief in dolefull straines convey, & ...Rate it

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XI. -- Bishop Sigurd At Salten Fiord
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Loud the anngy wind was wailing As King Olaf's ships came sailing Northward out of Drontheim haven To the mouth of Salten Fiord. Though the flyin...Rate it

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The Bishop and the Busman
William Schwenck Gilbert
It was a Bishop bold, And London was his see, He was short and stout and round about And zealous as could be. It also was a Jew, Who drove a Putne...Rate it

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The Bishop of Rum-Ti-Foo
William Schwenck Gilbert
From east and south the holy clan Of Bishops gathered to a man; To Synod, called Pan-Anglican, In flocking crowds they came. Among them was a Bisho...Rate it

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The Bishop of Rum-Ti-Foo Again
William Schwenck Gilbert
I often wonder whether you Think sometimes of that Bishop, who From black but balmy Rum-ti-Foo Last summer twelvemonth came. Unto your mind I p'r'a...Rate it

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The Bishop Orders His Tomb
Robert Browning
Vanity, saith the preacher, vanity! Draw round my bed: is Anselm keeping back? Nephews - sons mine . . . ah God, I know not! Well-- She, men would ...Rate it

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The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Ssaint Praxed's Church, Rome
Robert Browning
Vanity, saith the preacher, vanity! Draw round my bed: is Anselm keeping back? Nephews--sons mine . . . ah God, I know not! Well-- ...Rate it

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The Children Of The Lord's Supper. (From The Swedish Of Bishop Tegner)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Pentecost, day of rejoicing, had come. The church of the village Gleaming stood in the morning's sheen. On the spire of the bell Decked with a braz...Rate it

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The Maid of Keinton Mandeville (A Tribute To Sir H. Bishop)
Thomas Hardy
I hear that maiden still Of Keinton Mandeville Singing, in flights that played As wind-wafts through us all, Till they made our mood a thrall To th...Rate it

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