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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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On the Death of Dr. Robert Levet by Samuel Johnson

Condemned to Hope’s delusive mine, As on we toil from day to day, By sudden blasts, or slow decline, Our social comforts drop away. Well tried through many a varying year, See Levet to the grave descend; Officious, innocent, sincere, … Continue reading

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