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  • poet Robert Frost Robert Frost
    (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
  • poet William Shakespeare William Shakespeare
    (26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616)
  • poet Maya Angelou Maya Angelou
    (4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
  • poet Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson
    (10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886)
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    (12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973)
  • poet Langston Hughes Langston Hughes
    (1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967)
  • poet William Wordsworth William Wordsworth
    (1770-1850)
  • poet Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore
    (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941)
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    (September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999)
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    (19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849)
  • poet William Blake William Blake
    (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827)
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    (31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821)

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poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

THE LADY.

IN the small and great world too,

What most charms a woman's heart?
It is doubtless what is new,

For its blossoms joy impart;
Nobler far is what is true,

For fresh blossoms it can shoot

Even in the time of fruit.

THE YOUNG GENTLEMAN.

With the Nymphs in wood and cave

Paris was acquainted well,
Till Zeus sent, to make him rave,

Three of those in Heav'n who dwell;
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