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1.
Sarpedon's Speech To Glaucus, In The Twelfth Book Of Homer
Thus to Glaucus spake
Divine Sarpedon, since he did not find
Others, as great in place, as great in mind:--
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2.
Cooper's Hill
Sure there are poets which did never dream
Upon Parnassus, nor did taste the stream
Of Helicon; we therefore may suppose
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3.
The Passion Of Dido For Aeneas
Having at large declared Jove's embassy,
Cyllenius from Aeneas straight doth fly;
He, loth to disobey the god's command,
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4.
To Sir John Mennis,
All on a weeping Monday,
With a fat vulgarian sloven,
Little admiral John
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5.
Such is our pride, our folly, or our fate,
That few but such as cannot write, translate.
But what in them is want of art or voice,
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6.
The Progress Of Learning
My early mistress, now my ancient Muse,
That strong Circaean liquor cease t'infuse,
Wherewith thou didst intoxicate my youth,
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7.
Of Old Age
Though all the actions of your life are crown'd
With wisdom, nothing makes them more renown'd,
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8.
Friendship And Single Life, Against Love And Marriage
Love! in what poison is thy dart
Dipp'd, when it makes a bleeding heart?
None know but they who feel the smart.
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9.
Natura Naturata
What gives us that fantastic fit,
That all our judgment and our wit
To vulgar custom we submit?
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10.
O Could I Flow
O could I flow like thee, and make thy stream
My great example, as it is my theme!
Though deep, yet clear; though gentle, yet not dull;
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