Classical Poems

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Charlotte Smith poet Verses Iv by Charlotte Smith
On the Death of the same Lady, written in Sept. 1794.
LIKE a poor ghost the night I seek;
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Alexander Pope poet Verses Left By Mr. Pope by Alexander Pope
With no poetic ardour fir'd
I press the bed where Wilmot lay;
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Mary Barber poet Verses Occasion'D By The Sickness Of Mrs. Anne Donnellan. by Mary Barber
Goddess of Health, where--e'er you dwell,
To Philomela fly;
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Thomas Godfrey poet Verses Occasioned By A Young Lady's Asking The Author, Wha.. by Thomas Godfrey
From me, my Dear, O seek not to receive
What e'en deep-read Experience cannot give.
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George Dyer poet Verses Occasioned By The Death Of John Armstrong, A.M. by George Dyer
From Lomond's light-blue lake, and verdant isles,
Long-winding glens, and rude romantic woods,
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Richard Savage poet Verses Occasioned By The Right Honourable The Lady Viscoun.. by Richard Savage
Where Thames with pride beholds Augusta's charms,
And either India pours into her arms;
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Shahabuddin Nagari poet Verses Of Melancholy by Shahabuddin Nagari
I found a ladder of darkness in front of me
Soundless hara-kiri develops dream in my heart
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Joseph Warton poet Verses On A Butterfly by Joseph Warton
Fair Child of Sun and Summer! we behold
With eager eyes thy wings bedropp'd with gold;
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Percy Bysshe Shelley poet Verses On A Cat by Percy Bysshe Shelley
A cat in distress,
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Robert Burns poet Verses On A Parting Kiss by Robert Burns
HUMID seal of soft affections,
Tenderest pledge of future bliss,
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Robert Burns poet Verses On Captain Grose by Robert Burns
KEN ye aught o' Captain Grose?—Igo, and ago,
If he's amang his friends or foes?—Iram, coram, dago.
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Robert Burns poet Verses On Castle Gordon by Robert Burns
STREAMS that glide in orient plains,
Never bound by Winter's chains;
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Anna Laetitia Barbauld poet Verses On Mrs Rowe by Anna Laetitia Barbauld
SUCH were the notes our chaster SAPPHO sung,
And every muse dropt honey on her tongue.
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James Thomson poet Verses On Receiving A Flower From His Mistress by James Thomson
Madam, the flower that I received from you,
Ere I came home, had lost its lovely hue:
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Frances Anne Kemble poet Verses On Rome by Frances Anne Kemble
O Rome, tremendous! who, beholding thee,
Shall not forget the bitterest private grief
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Thomas Warton Jr. poet Verses On Sir Joshua Reynold's Painted Window At New Colle.. by Thomas Warton Jr.
Ah, stay thy treacherous hand, forbear to trace
Those faultless forms of elegance and grace!
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Jonathan Swift poet Verses On The Death Of Dr. Swift, D.S.P.D. by Jonathan Swift
As Rochefoucauld his maxims drew
From Nature, I believe 'em true:
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Thomas Cowherd poet Verses On The Railroad Accident Near Copetown by Thomas Cowherd
March, with his usual terrors armed,
Resolved again to mark his flight
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William Cowper poet Verses Printed By Himself On A Flood At Olney by William Cowper
To watch the storms, and hear the sky
Give all our almanacks the lie;
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Mary Barber poet Verses Sent To A Lady, Who Took Delight In Ridiculing A Pe.. by Mary Barber
Should you employ your Ridicule,
On those who Pity claim?
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Henry James Pye poet Verses Sent To The Corps Of Wantage by Henry James Pye
When loud Invasion with infuriate roar,
With boastful threatening shakes Britannia's shore;
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Anne Brontë poet Verses To A Child by Anne Brontë
O raise those eyes to me again
6.23 5
Robert Burns poet Verses To Clarinda by Robert Burns
Fair Empress of the poet's soul,
And Queen of poetesses;
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Robert Burns poet Verses To Collector Mitchell by Robert Burns
FRIEND of the Poet, tried and leal,
Wha, wanting thee, might beg or steal;
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John Dryden poet Verses To Her Royal Highness The Duchess, On The Memorable.. by John Dryden
When, for our sakes, your hero you resigned
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