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A Poem by Thomas Hardy: Additions

  Additions The Fire at Tranter Sweatley’s THEY had long met o’ Zundays–her true love and she– And at junketings, maypoles, and flings; But she bode wi’ a thirtover uncle, and he Swore by noon and by night that her …

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A Poem by Samuel T. Coleridge: Dejection: An Ode

Dejection: An Ode Late, late yestreen I saw the new Moon, With the old Moon in her arms ; And I fear, I fear, My Master dear ! We shall have a deadly storm. Ballad of Sir Patrick Spence ————————————— …

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A poem by Robert Burns: A Fond Kiss

  A Fond Kiss A fond kiss, and then we sever; A farewell, and then forever! Deep in heart-wrung tears I’ll pledge thee, Warring sighs and groans I’ll wage thee. Who shall say that Fortune grieves him, While the star …

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A poem by Walt Whitman: A Noiseless Patient Spider

  A Noiseless Patient Spider A noiseless, patient spider, I mark’d, where, on a little promontory, it stood, isolated; Mark’d how, to explore the vacant, vast surrounding, It launch’d forth filament, filament, filament, out of itself; Ever unreeling them—ever tirelessly …

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A Poem by William Carlos Williams: Dawn

  Dawn Ecstatic bird songs pound the hollow vastness of the sky with metallic clinkings– beating color up into it at a far edge,–beating it, beating it with rising, triumphant ardor,– stirring it into warmth, quickening in it a spreading …

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A poem by Robert Burns: A Fiddler In The North

  A Fiddler In The North Amang the trees, where humming bees, At buds and flowers were hinging, O, Auld Caledon drew out her drone, And to her pipe was singing, O: ‘Twas Pibroch, Sang, Strathspeys, and Reels, She dirl’d …

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A poem by Oscar Wilde: Rome Unvisited

Rome Unvisited I. THE corn has turned from grey to red, Since first my spirit wandered forth From the drear cities of the north, And to Italia’s mountains fled. And here I set my face towards home, For all my …

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