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Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 2. The Sicilian's Tale; The Bell of Atri
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
At Atri in Abruzzo, a small town Of ancient Roman date, but scant renown, One of those little places that have run Half up the hill, beneath a blaz...Rate it

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Poet's Tale; The Birds of Killingworth
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It was the season, when through all the land The merle and mavis build, and building sing Those lovely lyrics, written by His hand, Whom Saxon Caed...Rate it

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The Canterbury Tales; THE MILLERES TALE
Geoffrey Chaucer
PROLOGUE TO THE MILLERES TALE Heere folwen the wordes bitwene the Hoost and the Millere Whan that the Knyght had thus his tale ytoold, In al the ...Rate it

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The Canterbury Tales; THE PERSOUNS TALE
Geoffrey Chaucer
Part 30 PROLOGUE TO THE PERSOUNS TALE Heere folweth the Prologe of the Persouns tale. By that the Maunciple hadde his tale al ended, The sonne f...Rate it

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The Canterbury Tales; THE REVES TALE
Geoffrey Chaucer
PROLOGUE TO THE REVES TALE The prologe of the Reves Tale. Whan folk hadde laughen at this nyce cas Of Absolon and hende Nicholas, Diverse folk di...Rate it

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When The Tales Awake
Mario William Vitale
when the tales awake where would you go to escape if the fairy books awoke ? would you run into a galaxy of mazes and stars and colors so beauti...Rate it

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Cautionary Tales for Children: Introduction
Hilaire Belloc
And is it True? It is not True. And if it were it wouldn’t do, For people such as me and you Who pretty nearly all day long Are doing something rat...Rate it

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Confessio Amantis - Tales Of The Seven Deadly Sins, 1330-1408 A.D. - Prologus
John Gower
Torpor, ebes sensus, scola parua labor minimusque Causant quo minimus ipse minora canam: Qua tamen Engisti lingua canit Insula Bruti Anglica Carmen...Rate it

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Dead Men Tell No Tales
Haniel Long
They say that dead men tell no tales! Except of barges with red sails And sailors mad for nightingales; Except of jongleurs stretched at ease ...Rate it

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Peruvian Tales: Aciloe, Tale V
Helen Maria Williams
Character of ZAMOR , a bard--His passion for ACILOE , daughter of the Cazique who rules the valley--The Peruvian tribe prepare to defend themselves...Rate it

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Peruvian Tales: Alzira, Tale I
Helen Maria Williams
Description of Peru, and of its Productions--Virtues of the People; and of their Monarch, ATALIBA --His love for ALZIRA --Their Nup- tials celebrat...Rate it

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Peruvian Tales: Alzira, Tale II
Helen Maria Williams
PIZARRO lands with the Forces--His meeting with ATALIBA --Its un- happy consequences--ZORAI dies--ATALIBA imprisoned, and strangled --Despair of AL...Rate it

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Peruvian Tales: Cora, Tale IV
Helen Maria Williams
ALMAGRO'S expedition to Chili--His troops suffer great hardships from cold, in crossing the Andes--They reach Chili--The Chilians make a brave resi...Rate it

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Peruvian Tales: Cora, Tale VI
Helen Maria Williams
The troops of ALMAGRO and ALPHONSO meet on the plain of CUZCO --. MANCO -CAPAC attacks them by nights--His army is defeated, and he is forced to fl...Rate it

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Peruvian Tales: Zilia, Tale III
Helen Maria Williams
PIZARRO takes possession of Cuzco--The fanaticism of VALVERDA , a Spanish priest--Its dreadful effects--A Peruvian priest put to the tor- ture--His...Rate it

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. Finale
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The hour was late; the fire burned low, The Landlord's eyes were closed in sleep, And near the story's end a deep, Sonorous sound at times was hear...Rate it

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. Interlude I.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Landlord ended thus his tale, Then rising took down from its nail The sword that hung there, dim with dust And cleaving to its sheath with rust...Rate it

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. Interlude II.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Soon as the story reached its end, One, over eager to commend, Crowned it with injudicious praise; And then the voice of blame found vent, And fann...Rate it

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. Interlude III.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
He ended: and a kind of spell Upon the silent listeners fell. His solemn manner and his words Had touched the deep, mysterious chords That vibrate ...Rate it

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. Interlude IV.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
And then the blue-eyed Norseman told A Saga of the days of old. 'There is,' said he, 'a wondrous book Of Legends in the old Norse tongue, Of the de...Rate it

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. Interlude V.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A strain of music closed the tale, A low, monotonous, funeral wail, That with its cadence, wild and sweet, Made the long Saga more complete. 'Tha...Rate it

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. Interlude VI.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Thus closed the tale of guilt and gloom, That cast upon each listener's face Its shadow, and for some brief space Unbroken silence filled the room....Rate it

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. Prelude; The Wayside Inn
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
One Autumn night, in Sudbury town, Across the meadows bare and brown, The windows of the wayside inn Gleamed red with fire-light through the leaves...Rate it

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Landlord's Tale; Paul Revere's Ride
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Listen, my children, and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five; Hardly a man is now ali...Rate it

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf I. -- The Challenge Of Thor
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I am the God Thor, I am the War God, I am the Thunderer! Here in my Northland, My fastness and fortress, Reign I forever! Here amid icebergs Rule...Rate it

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