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Out of Sight, Out of Mind (Excerpt)
Amit Rahman
If I can put her face out of my sight, should I be able to keep her out of my mind too? Her memories, so often, haunt me still, harrying my soul...Rate it

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Perennial Calendar (excerpt)
William Forster
If now the sun extends his cheering beam, And all the landscape casts a golden gleam Clear is the sky, and calm and soft the air, And through thin ...Rate it

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Poets (excerpt)
Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva
What can I do, blind and outcast In a world where all are fathered and sighted, Where passions go over anathemas As if over embankments! Where a la...Rate it

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Prometheus Unbound: Act I (excerpt)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
SCENE.--A Ravine of Icy Rocks in the Indian Caucasus. Prometheus is discovered bound to the Precipice. Panthea and Ione areseated at his feet. Time...Rate it

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Proverbs of Hell (Excerpt from The Marriage of Heaven and H
William Blake
In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy. Drive your cart and your plow over the bones of the dead. The road of excess leads t...Rate it

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Summer's Last Will and Testament (excerpt)
Thomas Nashe
1 Spring, the sweet spring, is the year's pleasant king, 2 Then blooms each thing, then maids dance in a ring, 3 Cold doth not sting,...Rate it

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Terrorism Redefined (Excerpt)
Amit Rahman
“But can you have terrorism legalized”, he asked, “just because all the terrorists are wearing those state sponsored uniforms? Even worse,” he p...Rate it

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The Complaint: or Night Thoughts (excerpt)
Edward Young
By Nature's law, what may be, may be now; There's no prerogative in human hours. In human hearts what bolder thought can rise, Than man's pre...Rate it

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The Four Zoas (excerpt)
William Blake
'What is the price of Experience? do men buy it for a song? Or wisdom for a dance in the street? No, it is bought with the price Of all that a man...Rate it

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The French Revolution (excerpt)
William Blake
Thee the ancientest peer, Duke of Burgundy, rose from the monarch's right hand, red as wines From his mountains; an odor of war, like a ripe viney...Rate it

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The Ghost: Book II (excerpt)
Charles Churchill
... Pomposo (insolent and loud), Vain idol of a scribbling crowd, Whose very name inspires an awe, Whose ev'ry word is sense and law, ...Rate it

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The Ghost: Book III (excerpt)
Charles Churchill
... Horrid, unwieldly, without form, Savage, as ocean in a storm, Of size prodigious, in the rear, That post of honour, should appear ...Rate it

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The Grave (excerpt)
Robert Blair
While some affect the sun, and some the shade. Some flee the city, some the hermitage; Their aims as various, as the roads they take ...Rate it

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The Iliad: Book VI (excerpt)
Alexander Pope
He said, and pass'd with sad presaging heart To seek his spouse, his soul's far dearer part; At home he sought her, but he sought in vain: Sh...Rate it

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The Lady of the Lake: Canto 1 (excerpt)
Sir Walter Scott
SONG Soldier, rest! thy warfare o'er, Sleep the sleep that knows not breaking: Dream of battled fields no more, Days of danger, ...Rate it

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The Lady of the Lake: Canto 3 (excerpt)
Sir Walter Scott
CORONACH He is gone on the mountain, He is lost to the forest, Like a summer-dried fountain, When our need was the sorest. The...Rate it

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The Lady of the Lake: Canto 5 (excerpt)
Sir Walter Scott
"Have, then, thy wish!"--he whistled shrill, And he was answer'd from the hill; Wild as the scream of the curlew, From crag to crag the s...Rate it

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The Last Day (excerpt)
Edward Young
Sooner or later, in some future date, (A dreadful secret in the book of Fate) This hour, for aught all human wisdom knows, Or when ten thousa...Rate it

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The Lay of the Last Minstrel: Canto 6 (excerpt)
Sir Walter Scott
[ROSABELLE]6- O listen, listen, ladies gay! No haughty feat of arms I tell; Soft is the note, and sad the lay, That mourns the lovely Rosabelle. ...Rate it

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The Ocean of Life (Excerpt)
Amit Rahman
To my starboard side are the volcanoes of calamitous temptations, submerged, ever ready to hurl at me with force a shell from the molten core of...Rate it

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The Pleasures of Hope (excerpt)
Thomas Campbell
PART I (excerpt) ... Where barbarous hordes on Scythian mountains roam, Truth, Mercy, Freedom, yet shall find a home; Where'er degraded Na...Rate it

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The Prince's Progress (excerpt)
Christina Georgina Rossetti
"Too late for love, too late for joy, Too late, too late! You loitered on the road too long, You trifled at the gate: The enchanted dov...Rate it

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The School-mistress. In Imitation of Spenser (excerpt)
William Shenstone
Auditæ voces, vagitus et ingens,Infantunque animæ flentes in limine primo. Virg.ADVERTISEMENT What particulars in Spenser were imagined most proper...Rate it

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The Shepherd's Week (excerpt)
John Gay
MONDAY, OR, THE SQUABBLE Lobbin Clout, Cuddy, CloddipoleCUDDY Hold, witless Lobbin Clout, I thee advise, Lest blisters sore on thy own ton...Rate it

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The Story of Sigurd the Volsung (excerpt)
William Morris
But therewith the sun rose upward and lightened all the earth, And the light flashed up to the heavens from the rims of the glorious girth; ...Rate it

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