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  • 13.
    Lines in Defence of the Stage

    Good people of high and low degree,
    I pray ye all be advised by me,
    And don't believe what the clergy doth say,
    That by going to the theatre you will be led astray.

    No, in the theatre we see vice punished and virtue rewarded,
    The villain either hanged or shot, and his career retarded;
    Therefore the theatre is useful in every way,
    And has no inducement to lead the people astray.

    Because therein we see the end of the bad men,
    Which must appall the audience - deny it who can
    Which will help to retard them from going astray,
    While witnessing in a theatre a moral play.

    The theatre ought to be encouraged in every respect,
    Because example is better than precept,
    And is bound to have a greater effect
    On the minds of theatre-goers in every respect.

    Sometimes in theatres, guilty creatures there have been
    Struck to the soul by the cunning of the scene;
    By witnessing a play wherein murder is enacted,
    They were proven to be murderers, they felt so distracted,

    And left the theatre, they felt so much fear,
    Such has been the case, so says Shakespeare.
    And such is my opinion, I will venture to say,
    That murderers will quake with fear on seeing murder in a play.

    Hamlet discovered his father's murderer by a play
    That he composed for the purpose, without dismay,
    And the king, his uncle, couldn't endure to see that play,
    And he withdrew from the scene without delay.

    And by that play the murder was found out,
    And clearly proven, without any doubt;
    Therefore, stage representation has a greater effect
    On the minds of the people than religious precept.

    We see in Shakespeare's tragedy of Othello, which is sublime,
    Cassio losing his lieutenancy through drinking wine;
    And, in delirium and grief, he exclaims -
    "Oh, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains!"

    A young man in London went to the theatre one night
    To see the play of George Barnwell, and he got a great fright;
    He saw George Barnwell murder his uncle in the play,
    And he had resolved to murder his uncle, but was stricken with dismay.

    But when he saw George Barnwell was to be hung
    The dread of murdering his uncle tenaciously to him clung,
    That he couldn't murder and rob his uncle dear,
    Because the play he saw enacted filled his heart with fear.

    And, in conclusion, I will say without dismay,
    Visit the theatre without delay,
    Because the theatre is a school of morality,
    And hasn't the least tendency to lead to prodigality. read more »

  • 14.
    Cleared

    Help for a patriot distressed, a spotless spirit hurt,
    Help for an honourable clan sore trampled in the dirt!
    From Queenstown Bay to Donegal, O listen to my song,
    The honourable gentlemen have suffered grievous wrong. read more »

  • 15.
    Murder -new-

    Language must suffice.

    Years ago,
    under a sweet June sky read more »

  • 16.
    On The Murder Of Lieutenant Jose Del Castillo

    When the Lieutenant of the Guardia de Asalto
    heard the automatic go off, he turned
    and took the second shot just above
    the sternum, the third tore away read more »

  • 17.
    A Case Of Murder

    They should not have left him there alone,
    Alone that is except for the cat.
    He was only nine, not old enough
    To be left alone in a basement flat, read more »

  • 18.
    The Murder Of William Remington

    It is true, that even in the best-run state
    Such things will happen; it is true,
    What’s done is done. The law, whereby we hate read more »

  • 19.
    An Xmas Murder -new-

    He sits at the table, cloudlight of March
    One tone with his hair, gray-silver on silver.
    Midday fare in Vermont is basic enough. read more »

  • 20.
    Murder Me

    Kill me,
    Jump Me,
    End my life like I care,
    Take this gun and shoot me, read more »

  • 21.
    Slaughter of the Innocent

    The innocent were slaughtered
    So many years ago
    In the town of Bethlehem
    Slew by an evil foe read more »

  • 22.
    It is murder

    When you take away a life
    With the aid of a knife

    It is murder read more »

  • 23.
    Misguided Fans

    Eyes Invisible watching,
    Spirit Supreme groaning...
    Heart Almighty mourning...
    While supporters of unborn murder read more »

  • 24.
    Battlefield

    Yielding clod lulls iron off to sleep
    bloods clot the patches where they oozed
    rusts crumble
    fleshes slime read more »

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  15. A Mysterious Murder, Alon Calinao Dy
  16. No Choice, Juan Olivarez
  17. Art Of War, Dexsta Ray
  18. Morphine, Shalyn Stachmus
  19. Another Person, Dexsta Ray
  20. The Church Is Built On Bloody Bones, Patti Masterman
  21. Abortion (1-6), Zachary Zuccaro
  22. 2 Prince, Another One I Wrote, Jacques Sprenkie Mateya
  23. Bloody Murder, Rebecca Pepper
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  25. Murders (Metaphor), DarkX 474
  26. Claws loosening, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  27. Experiment in Homicide, Jay W. Allen
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  29. Murder, maryam kazmi
  30. Love Is Murder, Naa naa
  31. Shamed -Haiku, 2bpositive 2bpositive
  32. murderer, Rebecca Succes
  33. Murder Butterfly, Phil Kellogg
  34. MURDER BY ASSOCIATION, Ray Lucero
  35. Murdered By Their Tongues, Lawrence S. Pertillar
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  37. My epitaph, Tribhuvan Mendiratta
  38. Love Is Murder, Zackory Kzeminski
  39. Reliance On Murder, Naveed Akram
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  41. air, chris bowen
  42. Premeditation, Mark R Slaughter
  43. Critical, john mcleish
  44. i am sarah, henry delk
  45. Murder In Her Eyes, Katellyne Baker
  46. A few seconds to read, David Whalen
  47. When They Find The Murders Me, Twisted Strange
  48. RESHMA SONG, Aldo Kraas
  49. The Prime Commandment, Philip Winchester
  50. The Murder of Love, Guillermo Veloso
  51. Murdered, DJ Kuykendall
  52. Murder is Bad and Why?, Lonnie Hicks
  53. one-word murder, Raj Arumugam
  54. Murder Or Be Murdered, Lauren Kerr
  55. wishful, lamia harker
  56. Evil Alone, Sammy S. Quence
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  58. Murder, Tajeeanah Ross
  59. Murder Me, Tajeeanah Ross
  60. Murder, Ragy Sandid
  61. Murder, Magic What'sHerName
  62. haiku - by-election campaign, john tiong chunghoo
  63. Semantics Of Animal Objectification, Anna Hridaya
  64. A Murder In The Clouds, Matt Burgett
  65. LOVE IS SO HARD, LIFE IS SO SIMPLE, Aldo Kraas
  66. Poems Are Made For Beautiful Things, Shalom Freedman
  67. Do You Feel Guilty?, Ryan Johnson
  68. TELL ME A STORY, elena winters
  69. Murders By The States, O Anna Niemus
  70. Madison Avenue Pawns, O Anna Niemus
  71. The Death Of Milosevic, Francis Duggan
  72. Noise Pollution 1, Indira Renganathan
  73. the world of killers, Aidin Azarkerdar
  74. The Ballad Of Oscar Romero, Francis Duggan
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