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A Party Of Lovers

Rating: 3.1
Pensive they sit, and roll their languid eyes,
Nibble their toast, and cool their tea with sighs,
Or else forget the purpose of the night,
Forget their tea -- forget their appetite.
See with cross'd arms they sit -- ah! happy crew,
The fire is going out and no one rings
For coals, and therefore no coals Betty brings.
A fly is in the milk-pot -- must he die
By a humane society?
No, no; there Mr. Werter takes his spoon,
Inserts it, dips the handle, and lo! soon
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Unnikrishnan E S 23 December 2018
Quote “A fly is in the milk-pot - must he die By a humane society? “ The question the Poet asks is, how humane is the human? We see a very pensive poet here..
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Prabir Gayen 21 December 2018
romantic poem with extraordinary skill and rhythm... Beautifully executed..
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poem hater 19 October 2018
Not that good of a poem garbage
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Gaurav Laloriya 12 May 2018
Nice poem
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SylvaOnyema 20 April 2018
...sits very well. Nicely comunicated
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Goodnews Eruemuare 24 October 2015
Words well chiseled out.
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Mohna Mahadevan 18 April 2015
Can someone please help me annotate this?
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The essence of love wonderfully created in this poem by the most respected poet in English language. I like the poet very much and this poem also.
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Gajanan Mishra 07 April 2014
live where you pleased, fine.
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* Sunprincess * 15 November 2013
I like this...very classy poem...he has captured the attitudes of the upper class precisely :)
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