Twas the Night Before Christmas

Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore

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by Clement Clarke Moore Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney…
To S. M. a young African Painter, on seeing his Works by Phillis Wheatley

To S. M. a young African Painter, on seeing his Works by Phillis Wheatley

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by Phillis Wheatley TO show the lab'ring bosom's deep intent, And thought in living characters to paint, When first thy pencil did those beauties give, And breathing figures learnt from…
A Dream by Matthew Aronold

A Dream by Matthew Aronold

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by Matthew Aronold Was it a dream? We sail'd, I thought we sail'd, Martin and I, down the green Alpine stream, Border'd, each bank, with pines; the morning sun, On…
On Imagination by Phillis Wheatley

On Imagination by Phillis Wheatley

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On Imagination by Phillis Wheatley Thy various works, imperial queen, we see, How bright their forms! how deck'd with pomp by thee! Thy wond'rous acts in beauteous order stand, And…
THE LAMB by William Blake

THE LAMB by William Blake

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? ?THE LAMB by William Blake ???? Little Lamb, who made thee ???? Dost thou know who made thee, ?? Gave thee life, and bid thee feed ?? By the…
Christmas in the Olden Time by Walter Scott

Christmas in the Olden Time by Walter Scott

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  by Walter Scott On Christmas-eve the bells were rung; The damsel donned her kirtle sheen; The hall was dressed with holly green; Forth to the wood did merry men…
A Christmas Carol by Christina G. Rossetti

A Christmas Carol by Christina G. Rossetti

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A Christmas Carol by Christina G. Rossetti In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow,…
Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats

Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats

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? Ode to a Nightingale ?by John Keats 1. My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied some dull…
Nightmare: A Tale for an Autumn Evening by Amy Lowell

Nightmare: A Tale for an Autumn Evening by Amy Lowell

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? Nightmare: A Tale for an Autumn Evening ?????? ?? It was a gusty night, ?? With the wind booming, and swooping, ?? Looping round corners, ?? Sliding over the…
Amazing Grace by John Newton

Amazing Grace by John Newton

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An amazing fact about this poem is that Newton was a slave ship captain who became a minister. He claimed god had saved him from a wreched life. The music that is put to the poem is most-likely written by slaves. These facts have a great impact on the meaning of the words of the famous hymn.
Farewell to the Muse by Sir Walter Scott

Farewell to the Muse by Sir Walter Scott

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? Sir Walter Scott???( 1771 ? 1832) ?by Sir Walter Scott? ? ?? ? ? Enchantress, farewell, who so oft hast decoy'd me, At the close of the evening through…
THE SICK ROSE by William Blake

THE SICK ROSE by William Blake

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William Blake THE SICK ROSE ? ? O rose, thou art sick! ???? The invisible worm, ?? That flies in the night, ???? In the howling storm, ?? Has found…
The Concord Hymn by Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Concord Hymn by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Ralph Waldo Emerson??( 1803 ? 1882) Ralph Waldo Emerson (1837) By the rude bridge that arched the flood, ???? Their flag to April's breeze unfurled; Here once the embattled farmers…
A Poison Tree by William Blake

A Poison Tree by William Blake

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A Poison Tree by William Blake ? I was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it…
EPITAPH ON A HARE by William Cowper

EPITAPH ON A HARE by William Cowper

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EPITAPH ON A HARE by William Cowper Here lies, whom hound did ne'er pursue, Nor swifter greyhound follow, Whose foot ne'er tainted morning dew, Nor ear heard huntsman's halloo; Old…
Upon A Spider Catching A Fly by Edward Taylor

Upon A Spider Catching A Fly by Edward Taylor

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Upon A Spider Catching A Fly by Edward Taylor (1642-1729) Thou sorrow, venom Elfe: Is this thy play, To spin a web out of thyselfe To Catch a Fly? For…
THE GIFT by Oliver Goldsmith

THE GIFT by Oliver Goldsmith

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Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774) THE GIFT by Oliver Goldsmith TO IRIS, IN BOW STREET, CONVENT GARDEN SAY, cruel IRIS, pretty rake, Dear mercenary beauty, What annual offering shall I make, Expressive…
Ode to Pity by Jane Austen

Ode to Pity by Jane Austen

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Jane Austen (1775-1817) Ode to Pity by Jane Austen 1 Ever musing I delight to tread The Paths of honour and the Myrtle Grove Whilst the pale Moon her beams…
The Progress of Poetry by Jonathan Swift

The Progress of Poetry by Jonathan Swift

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Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)
THANATOPSIS by William Cullen Bryant

THANATOPSIS by William Cullen Bryant

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William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878)
A Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns

A Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns

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Robert Burns (1759-1796)
The Time I’ve Lost In Wooing by Thomas Moore

The Time I’ve Lost In Wooing by Thomas Moore

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Thomas Moore (1779-1852)
To Autumn by John Keats

To Autumn by John Keats

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John Keats (1795-1821)
She Walks in Beauty By Lord Byron

She Walks in Beauty By Lord Byron

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Lord Byron (1788-1824)
Solitude: An Ode–Alexander Pope

Solitude: An Ode–Alexander Pope

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Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
We’ll Go No More A-Roving–Lord Byron

We’ll Go No More A-Roving–Lord Byron

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George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron was born in 1788 and died in 1824. He was an English poet who helped lead the Romanticism movement.
On Virtue– Phillis Wheatley

On Virtue– Phillis Wheatley

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Phillis Wheatley was born in 1753. She was the first African American to have works published in the United States.