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Odes i.xi by Horace

To Leuconoe Strive not, Leuconoe, to know what end The gods above to me or thee will send; Nor with astrologers consult at all, That thou mayst better know what can befall; Whether thou liv’st more winters, or thy last … Continue reading

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Ye Wearie Wayfarer by Adam Lindsay Gordon

Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone, Kindness in another’s trouble, Courage in your own. — A. L. Gordon I By Wood and Wold [A Preamble] “Beneath the greenwood bough.” — W. Scott Lightly the breath of … Continue reading

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A Fairy Tale by Amy Lowell

On winter nights beside the nursery fire We read the fairy tale, while glowing coals Builded its pictures. There before our eyes We saw the vaulted hall of traceried stone Uprear itself, the distant ceiling hung With pendent stalactites like … Continue reading

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A Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns

O my Luve is like a red, red rose That’s newly sprung in June; O my Luve is like the melody That’s sweetly played in tune. So fair art thou, my bonnie lass, So deep in luve am I; And … Continue reading

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