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Lycidas by John Milton

A Lament for his friend, Edward King, who drowned en route from Chester on the Irish Sea in 1637 Yet once more, O ye laurels, and once more Ye myrtles brown, with ivy never sere, I come to pluck your berries harsh and crude, … Continue reading

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Sonnet 42 by William Shakespeare

That thou hast her it is not all my grief, And yet it may be said I loved her dearly; That she hath thee is of my wailing chief, A loss in love that touches me more nearly. Loving offenders, … Continue reading

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