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The Fair Singer by Andrew Marvell

To make a final conquest of all me, Love did compose so sweet an enemy, In whom both beauties to my death agree, Joining themselves in fatal harmony; That while she with her eyes my heart does bind, She with … Continue reading

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The Canterbury Tales General Prologue by Geoffrey Chaucer

When that April with his showers sweet The drought of March has pierced root deep, And bathed each vein with liquor of such power That engendered from it is the flower, When Zephyrus too with his gentle strife, To every … Continue reading

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The Parliament of Fowls by Geoffrey Chaucer

The life so short, the craft so long to learn, The assay so hard, so sharp the conquering, The fearful joy that slips away in turn, All this mean I by Love, that my feeling Astonishes with its wondrous working … Continue reading

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