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Ballads Of Lost Haven

  [english | 1907]  

Bliss Carman

Excerpts: [... 55. THE KING OF YS 59. THE KELPIE RIDERS 68. NOONS OF POPPY ...... bleaching grave,. And shoulder them in to shore,-. Shoulder them in, shoulder them in,. Shoulder them in to shore. THE YULE GUEST. And Yanna ...... pouring. Through the half-open door. Stands the gray guest of yule and casts. No shadow on the floor. The change that is upon him. She knows ...... roam about. ...]
Genres: [poetry | audiobook | nauticalDownloads: 227

Ballads Of Mystery And Miracle And Fyttes Of Mirth

  [english | ]  

Frank Sidgwick

Summary: [The song of Rahero: a legend of Tahiti.--The feast of famine: Marquesan manners.--Ticonderoga: a legend of the west Highlands.--Heather ale: a Galloway legend.--Christmas at sea.]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 108

Ballads Of Robin Hood And Other Outlaws

  [english | 1912]  

Frank Sidgwick

Excerpts: [... be expected that one should be able to offer an authentic narrative of the life and transactions of this extraordinary personage. The times in which ...... mentioned in Henslowe'sDiaryin 1598. The Earl, being outlawed, flies to Sherwood Forest, accompanied by Matilda, daughter of Lord Fitzwater and there ...... it to the Jew. This miracle eventually takes place, but is attributed ...]
Genres: [poetry | musicDownloads: 227

Ballads Of Romance And Chivalry

  [english | 1903]  

Frank Sidgwick

Summary: [List of books for ballad study for English readers: p.lii-liv.]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 157

Ban And Arriere Ban

  [english | 1894]  

Andrew Lang

Excerpts: [... Arriere Ban, by Andrew Lang ***** bnabn10.txt or bnabn10.zip******. txt. This etext was prepared by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk from ...... Law a league or less to sea, About its feet the breakers beat, abune the sea-maws flee,. There's castle stark and dungeon dark, wherein the godly ...... the sea might mix wi' their warlock wail, But then came in black echty-echt, ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 187

Battle Pieces And Aspects Of The War

  [english | 1866]  

Herman Melville

Summary: [Herman Melville (August 1 1819 - September 28 1891) was an American novelist short story writer essayist and poet whose work is often classified as part of the genre of dark romanticism. He is best known for his novel Moby-Dick and the posthumous novella Billy Budd. His first three books gained much attention the first becoming a bestseller but after a fast-blooming literary success in the late ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 341


  [english | 1919]  

D Lawrence

Summary: [A. Lawrence Vaincourt is Canadian writer best known for the poem Just A Common Soldier also known as A Soldier Died Todayhttp://iwvpa. net/vaincourtal/index. php. This poem appears on thousands of websites was reprinted in Ann Landers syndicated column and received the Bronze Helmet Award of Excellencehttp://freepages. genealogy. rootsweb. ancestry. com/dotspage/commonsoldier. html.]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 386

Beauties Of Tennyson

  [english | 1885]  

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Excerpts: [... half a hundred bridges. * *. I chatter over stony ways,. In little sharps and trebles,. I bubble into eddying bays,. I babble on the pebbles. With ...... miracle of design. What is it. a learned man. Could give it a clumsy name. Let him name it who can,. The beauty would be the same. The ...... DOWN, COLD RIVULET, TO THE SEA.]. SONG FROM MAUD.. Come into the garden, Maud,. For the ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 30

Behind The Arras

  [english | 1895]  

Bliss Carman

Summary: [Bliss Carman FRSC (April 15 1861 ? June 8 1929) was a Canadian poet. He was born William Bliss Carman in Fredericton in the Maritime province of New Brunswick. He published under the name Bliss Carman although the Bliss is his mothers surname. As with many Canadian poets nature figures prominently as a theme in his work. In his time he was arguably Canadas best known poet and was dubbed by some ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 169


  [english | 1100]  


Summary: [The epic poem of Beowulf a mighty warrior who fights numerous monsters. There are three parts to this epic poem parts A and B happen when he is a young man and part C happens fifty years later when he is king. This is one of the first great English works of poetry though the plot is simple the structure and underling ideas are complex. A good book and the inspiration for the Lord of the Rings. ...]
Genres: [poetry | classic | audiobookDownloads: 79

Bitter Sweet

  [english | ]  

J Holland

Summary: [Adam Cayton-Holland is a newspaper columnist and stand-up comedian in Denver Colorado. His column Whats So Funny appears weekly in Westword a Denver alternative newspaper where he frequently writes about 80s cartoon Duck Tales and his love of Chipotle burritos. Cayton-Holland also appears onstage frequently at Comedy Works a popular comedy club in Denver and won their 2006 new talent contest. He ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 363

Black Beetles In Amber

  [english | 1892]  

Ambrose Bierce

Excerpts: [... or late the Devil gets his own. Thenceforth through all eternity you'll hold. No one advantage of the later death. Though you had granted Ralph ...... glooming all the skies. A dream of gleaming teeth and foetid breath. Of jackals wrangling at the feast of death. A dream of broken necks ...... jar,. Shall say: These bards are an uncommon class-. They blow their noses with a tube of ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 210

Book Of Nonsense

  [english | ]  

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: 242

Book Of Old Ballads

  [english | ]  


Excerpts: [... is worth while asking ourselves why this should be-why these poems should keep, apparently for ever, when the average modern poem turns sour ...... of it, may find it difficult to conceive of a minstrel as a sort of ambassador of song, moving from court to court with dignity and ceremony. Yet ...... the famous ballad John Anderson my Jo seems, at first sight, to be innocent of any ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 306

Book Of Old English Ballads

  [english | ]  

George Wharton Edwards

Summary: [this sucks]
Genres: [poetry | musicDownloads: 106

Boris Godunov

  [english | ]  

Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin

Summary: [Boris Godunov by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin. Alexander Pushkin s dramatic work displays a scintillating variety of forms from the historical to the metaphysical and folkloric. After Boris Godunov they evolved into Pushkin s own unique condensed transformations of Western European themes and traditions. The fearful amorality of A Scene from Faust is followed by the four Little Tragedies which ...]
Genres: [poetry | dramaDownloads: 49

Boy Blue And His Friends

  [english | 1906]  

Etta Austin Blaisdell

Excerpts: [... farm in the country. There are horses, and cows, and sheep, and pigs, and ducks, and hens and chickens on the farm. Of course, Boy Blue likes the ...... in the hay.. Boy Blue climbed up on the hay. There in a corner he found his Snowball. When she saw her little friend, she began to scold. Why, ...... and bought it. The next morning Boy Blue took Little Sister for a ride. ...]
Genres: [poetry | young readersDownloads: 39

Broad Grins

  [english | 1820]  

George Colman

Summary: [Broad Grins by George Colman. TOM DICK and WILL were little known to Fame -- No matter -- But to the Ale-house oftentimes they came To chatter. It was the custom of these three To sit up late And o er the embers of the Ale-house fire When steadier customers retire The choice _Triumviri_ d ye see Held a debate.]
Genres: [poetry | humorDownloads: 457

Browning Heroines

  [english | 1913]  

Ethel Colburn Mayne

Excerpts: [... that fair emergence, which to herself is nothing. + + + + +. Browning, I think, is coming back, as stars come back. There has been the period of ...... illustrate all too forcibly Browning's chief fault as a lyric-and, in this case, as a dramatic-poet. Both of them are frankly parenthetic both ...... the exacted phrase is said, there sounds without the voice of a girl singing. The ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 259

Buch Der Lieder

  [german | 1827]  

Heinrich Heine

Summary: [Christian Johann Heinrich Heine (13 December 1797 ? 17 February 1856) was a journalist essayist literary critic and one of the most significant German poets of the 19th century. He is best known outside Germany for his early lyric poetry which was set to music in the form of Lieder (art songs) by composers such as Robert Schumann. Heines later verse and prose is distinguished by its satirical wit ...]
Genres: [poetry | musicDownloads: 330
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