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A Alma Nova

  [english | 1874]  

Guilherme Dazevedo


Excerpts: [... j tocar-te as roagantes vestes. deusa virginal das coleras celestes,. Das graas juvenis. Retine a canoa alegre das bachantes,. Saudadas ...... leve e onde os meus labios puz,. -Saudando a boa me que faz com que eu te gose. Depois do verme vil teu seio polluir,. Mais pura no frescor ...... das vizes que amaste com fervor. Ahi as tens agora alimentando as ervas. De novo dando terra o ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 308

A Book For Kids

  [english | 1921]  

C Dennis


Excerpts: [... and brandy-snaps, pastry all in flakes. But I wouldn't be a baker if . I couldn't eat the cakes. Would you. THE DAWN DANCE. What ...... and basket on arm. Run to the window and tell him to stop-. Flippity-flop. Flippity-flop. THE FUNNY HATTER. Harry was a funny man, Harry was ...... were when you rode out.. So I rode homeward, free of doubt. OUR STREET. In our street, the main ...]
Genres: [poetry | young readersDownloads: 311

A Book Of German Lyrics

  [german | 1921]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... Mdchen, Mdchen,. Wie lieb' ich dich. Wie blinkt dein Auge. Wie liebst du mich. So liebt die Lerche 25 Gesang und Luft,. Und Morgenblumen. Den ...... du ihn wohl. Dahin. Dahin. Geht unser Weg. o Vater, la uns ziehn. 11. HARFENSPIELER. Wer nie sein Brot mit Trnen a,. Wer nie die kummervollen ...... SCHFERS SONNTAGSLIED. Das ist der Tag des Herrn. Ich bin allein auf weiter Flur. ...]
Genres: [poetry | musicDownloads: 312

A Book Of Nonsense

  [english | 1862]  

Edward Lear


Summary: [Edward Lear (12 May 1812 ? 29 January 1888) was an English artist illustrator author and poet renowned today primarily for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks a form that he popularised.]
Genres: [humor | poetryDownloads: 77

A Book Of Strife In The Form Of The Diary Of An Old Soul

  [english | 1880]  

George Macdonald


Excerpts: [... the pure heat-throb momently. Of the spirit-fire still uttering this I.-. Lord, see thou to it, take thou remembrance' load:. Only when I bethink ...... winged faith. When that its path into the air shall find,. My heart will follow, high above cold, rain, and wind. I can no more than lift my ...... clear-joyous, to my ken,. Fair as the morn trampling the dull night. Then. The lone ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | essays | poetryDownloads: 276

A Brief Memoir

  [english | 1869]  

Eliza Southall


Summary: [Lucky is a 1999 memoir by Alice Sebold author of The Lovely Bones. The memoir describes her experiences of being raped and how the experience shaped the rest of her life.]
Genres: [biography | poetryDownloads: 99

A Bundle Of Ballads

  [english | 1891]  

Henry Morley


Summary: [Xenophon (Ancient Greek ??????? Xenoph?n Modern Greek ??????? Ksenofon ?????????? Ksenofontas c. 430 - 354 BC) son of Gryllus of the deme Erchia of Athens also known as Xenophon of Athens was a Greek historian soldier mercenary and a contemporary and admirer of Socrates. He is known for his writings on the history of his own times the 4th century BC preserving the sayings of Socrates and ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 126

A Calendar Of Sonnets

  [english | 1886]  

Helen Hunt Jackson


Summary: [A beautiful book of poem to match the Months and Seasons of the year.]
Genres: [poetry | audiobookDownloads: 117

A Century Of Roundels

  [english | ]  

Algernon Charles Swinburne


Summary: [v. 1. Poems and ballads (first series)--v. 2. Songs before sunrise and songs of two nations.--v. 3. Poems]
Genres: [drama | poetryDownloads: 378

A Channel Passage And Other Poems

  [english | 1904]  

Algernon Charles Swinburne


Excerpts: [... WILLIAM HEINEMANN. First printed(_Chatto_), 1904. Reprinted1904, '09, '10, '12. (_Heinemann_), 1917. London: William Heinemann 1917. A ...... moonlight, hallowing all the breathless air,. Made earth and heaven for Spenser faint and fair. But song might bid not heaven and earth ...... as fate. Strange pity, scarce half scornful of her tear,. In Berkeley's vaults bowed down on ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 189

A Christmas Faggot

  [english | 1884]  

Alfred Gurney


Excerpts: [... of the following poems have appeared in the 'S. Barnabas' Parish Magazine.' For my godchildren and my people I have made them up into a little ...... I would fain repeat. Some fragments of her song. A Birthday-song my heart would sing. Its rapture to express. My Father's son must be a ...... stream,. To look beyond the Child and Mother seem. A twisted thorn-branch and a cross to ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 15

A Collection Of Ballads

  [english | ]  

Andrew Lang


Summary: [A Collection of Old Ballads is an anonymous book published 1723 - 1725 in three volumes in London by Roberts and Leach. It was the second major collection of British folksongs to be published following Pills To Purge Melancholy (published 1719 - 1720). Ambrose Phillips was once credited as the editor but this has since been challenged. Volume one contained Chevy Chase Queen Eleanors Confession ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 176

A Dark Month

  [english | 1904]  

Algernon Charles Swinburne


Excerpts: [... AND OTHER. POEMS. LONDON: WILLIAM HEINEMANN. STUDIES IN SONG : A CENTURY OF ROUNDELS : SONS ON. ENGLISH DRAMATIC POETS : THE HEPTALOGIA : ETC. Algernon ...... day should be dimmer. Because we are left alone. Yestermorn like a sunbeam present. Hither and thither a light step smiled,. And made each ...... Shakespeare now, as a man dumb-stricken,. Stands silent there on the shelf:. ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 33

A Fairy Tale In Two Acts Taken From Shakespeare

  [english | 1763]  

William Shakespeare


Summary: [Sir Thomas More (February 7 1478 - July 6 1535) also Saint Thomas More was an English lawyer social philosopher author statesman and noted Renaissance humanist. He was an important counsellor to Henry VIII of England and for three years toward the end of his life he was Lord Chancellor. He is also recognized as a saint within the Catholic Church and in the Anglican Communion. He was an opponent ...]
Genres: [drama | poetryDownloads: 446

A Father Of Women

  [english | 1917]  

Alice Meynell


Excerpts: [... Two Shakespeare Tercentenaries 18. To O-, of her Dark Eyes 19. The Treasure ...... though he left no son. Therefore on him I cry. To arm me: For my delicate mind a casque,. A breastplate for my heart, courage to die,. Of ...... too, you had of your far-distant dawn. No further dawn seems his,. The old man who shares with you,. But has no more, no more. Time's mystery. Did ........]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 23

A Few Figs From Thistles

  [english | ]  

Edna St Vincent Millay


Summary: [Edna St. Vincent Millay (February 22 1892 - October 19 1950) was an American lyrical poet playwright and feminist. She was the second woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and was known for her activism and her many love affairs. She used the pseudonym Nancy Boyd for her prose work. Poet Richard Wilbur asserts: She wrote some of the best sonnets of the century.]
Genres: [poetry | audiobookDownloads: 259

A Golfing Idyll

  [english | 1897]  

A Islay Bannerman


Excerpts: [... there. As to Golf I can, I think, hold my own with most of the Golfing sisterhood, and am well up in the jargon of the Links and game. One ...... every word they uttered. The old man did not seem to mind my presence in the least. Before commencing his tale he looked round, saw me, and, with a ...... six months gane, a drucken deevil,. You led the ball in waste and revel. Were ...]
Genres: [poetry | games | humorDownloads: 172

A Heap O Livin

  [english | 1916]  

Edgar Guest


Summary: [Ive been reading and re-reading this one for years. These were newspaper verses printed in 1916 and theyre all sincere straightforward and corny. I have learned something important myself as a writer from Guest: there are important things you just cant say if youre afraid of looking unsophisticated. If youre willing to risk looking like an unsophisticated reader youll enjoy these.]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 192

A Hidden Life And Other Poems

  [english | 1864]  

George Macdonald


Summary: [George MacDonald (10 December 1824 ? 18 September 1905) was a Scottish author poet and Christian minister. Known particularly for his poignant fairy tales and fantasy novels George MacDonald inspired many authors such as W. H. Auden J. R. R. Tolkien C. S. Lewis E. Nesbit and Madeleine LEngle. It was C.S. Lewis who wrote that he regarded MacDonald as his master: Picking up a copy of Phantastes one ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 421

A Humorous History Of England

  [english | 1920]  

C Harrison


Excerpts: [... future progress of this State,. Must own the chiefest fact to be. Her escalator is the Sea._. [Illustration: Take cover]. Prehistoric Historians ...... too long to spell. He joined in little feuds no doubt. And with his weapons fashioned out. Of flint, went boldly to the fray. And cracked ...... the Saxons aches and pains. They sailed right up our rivers broad,. Putting the natives ...]
Genres: [poetry | humor | historyDownloads: 342
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