Classical Poems


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Oliver Wendell Holmes poet Verses For After-Dinner by Oliver Wendell Holmes
PHI BETA KAPPA SOCIETY, 1844
I WAS thinking last night, as I sat in the cars,
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Padraic Colum poet Verses For Alfeo Faggi's Stations Of The Cross by Padraic Colum
I
HERE Pilate's Court is:
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William Morris poet Verses For Pictures by William Morris
Day.
I am Day; I bring again
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George Gordon Byron poet Verses Found In A Summerhouse At Hales-Owen by George Gordon Byron
When Dryden's fool, 'unknowing what he sought,'
His hours in whistling spent, 'for want of thought,'
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Sir Walter Scott poet Verses Found In Bothwell's Pocket-Book by Sir Walter Scott
Thy hue, dear pledge, is pure and bright
As in that well-remember'd night
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Richard Crashaw poet Verses From The Shepherds' Hymn by Richard Crashaw
WE saw Thee in Thy balmy nest,
   Young dawn of our eternal day;
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Charlotte Smith poet Verses I by Charlotte Smith
O'ERWHELM'D with sorrow, and sustaining long
'The proud man's contumely, th' oppressor's wrong,'
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Charlotte Smith poet Verses Ii by Charlotte Smith
Supposed to have been written in the New Forest,
in early Spring.
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Charlotte Smith poet Verses Iii by Charlotte Smith
Written by the same lady on seeing her two sons
at play.
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Oliver Goldsmith poet Verses In Reply To An Invitation To Dinner At Dr. Baker's by Oliver Goldsmith
'This 'is' a poem! This 'is' a copy of verses!'
YOUR mandate I got,
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Robert Burns poet Verses Inscribed Under A Noble Earl's Picture by Robert Burns
WHOSE 1 is that noble, dauntless brow?
And whose that eye of fire?
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Adam Lindsay Gordon poet Verses Inspired By 'My Old Black Pipe' by Adam Lindsay Gordon
Aye ! Many a sport old Homer names.
By Achilles held ' at his little games ',
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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
I.
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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