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Song to a Fair Young Lady Going out of Town in the Spring by John Dryden

Ask not the cause why sullen spring So long delays her flow’rs to bear; Why warbling birds forget to sing, And winter storms invert the year? Chloris is gone; and Fate provides To make it spring where she resides. Chloris … Continue reading

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Never Seek to Tell thy Love by William Blake

Never seek to tell thy love Love that never told can be For the gentle wind does move Silently invisibly I told my love I told my love I told her all my heart Trembling cold in ghastly fears Ah … Continue reading

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Case Of You by Joni Mitchell

Just before our love got lost you said “I am as constant as a northern star” And I said “Constantly in the darkness Where’s that at? If you want me I’ll be in the bar” On the back of a … Continue reading

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Marriage a-la-Mode by John Dryden

I Why should a foolish marriage vow, Which long ago was made, Oblige us to each other now, When passion is decayed? We loved, and we loved, as long as we could, Till our love was loved out in us … Continue reading

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Love Is A Losing Game by Amy Winehouse

For you I was a flame Love is a losing game Five-storey fire as you came Love is a losing game Why do I wish I never played Oh what a mess we made And now the final frame Love … Continue reading

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Sonnets from the Portuguese 5 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

I lift my heavy heart up solemnly, As once Electra her sepulchral urn, And, looking in thine eyes, I overturn The ashes at thy feet. Behold and see What a great heap of grief lay hid in me, And how … Continue reading

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To My Inconstant Mistress by Thomas Carew

When thou, poor excommunicate From all the joys of love, shalt see The full reward and glorious fate Which my strong faith shall purchase me, Then curse thine own inconstancy. A fairer hand than thine shall cure That heart, which … Continue reading

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