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The Agamemnon Of Aeschylus

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Aeschylus


Excerpts: [... ancient blinded vengeance and the wrong that amendeth wrong. Every wrong is justly punished yet, as the world goes, every punishment becomes a new ...... lyrics in Greek tragedy and even of the tragic myths themselves and recent writers have shown how the same idea touches the very heart of the traditional ...... anguish lonely, eddying wide,. Great wings like oars in the waste of ...]
Genres: [poetry | harvard classicsDownloads: 353

The House Of Atreus

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Aeschylus


Summary: [I. A little book of western verse. II. A little book of profitable tales. III. Second book of verse. IV. Poems of childhood. V. The holy cross and other tales. VI. Echoes from the Sabine farm. Translations from Horace VII. The love affairs of a bibliomaniac. VIII. The house an episode in the lives of Reuben Baker astronomer and of his wife Alice. IX. Songs and other verse. X. Second books of]
Genres: [drama | classic | poetryDownloads: 265

Poems

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Alan Seeger


Summary: [Poems is the second of two collections of poetry by crime writer Agatha Christie the first being The Road of Dreams in January 1925. It was published in October 1973 at the same time as the novel Postern of Fate the final work she ever wrote. The book is divided into two volumes with the first part which occupies over half of the book being titled Volume I and is stated on the copyright page to ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 260

The Old English Physiologus

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Albert Cook


Excerpts: [... object, beginning with the lion, and ending with the ostrich examples of these are the pelican, the eagle, the phoenix, the ant (cf. Prov. 6.6), the ...... be illustrated from many English authors. Two passages from Elizabethan literature may serve as specimens-the one from Spenser, the other from Shakespeare. ...... East. Thus Egypt symbolized the sun, with his death at night ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 2

Last Poems

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A Housman


Summary: [Poems is the second of two collections of poetry by crime writer Agatha Christie the first being The Road of Dreams in January 1925. It was published in October 1973 at the same time as the novel Postern of Fate the final work she ever wrote. The book is divided into two volumes with the first part which occupies over half of the book being titled Volume I and is stated on the copyright page to ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 455

Merry Words For Merry Children

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A Hoatson


Excerpts: [... Merry Words for Merry Children. Author: A. Hoatson. START OF THIS EBOOK MERRY WORDS FOR MERRY CHILDREN ***. Produced by Jacqueline Jeremy Distributed. (This ...... was a boy who was fond of clowns,. And thought they were excellent fun. He talked so much of them and their ways,. That one night he dreamed ...... sash,. And that waistcoat of vivid blue.. Then he tried to teach them ...]
Genres: [poetry | young readersDownloads: 149

Runoja

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Aaro Hellaakoski


Summary: [Runoja by V A Koskenniemi. Excerpt from the book... Tuolla ikkunoissa -- n a an sen kyll a -- on jo kaikki ruusut kukkineet. Viime y on a kuuran kimalteet ensi kerran kiilsi kattoin yll a. ]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 402

Poems Patriotic Religious Miscellaneous

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Abram Ryan


Summary: [Calendar of principal events.--Introduction.--The plan of an English dictionary.--Lives of eminent persons.--The Rambler.--The Adventurer.--Preface to Shakespeare.--Thoughts on agriculture.--From a review of A free inquiry into the nature and origin of evil.--The Idler.--Rasselas.--A journey to the western islands.--Lives of the English poets.--Letters.--From the diary.--Poems.--A short bibliogr]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 214

Legends And Lyrics Pt 1

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Adelaide Ann Proctor


Excerpts: [... of any one branch of study, it was her way to lose interest in it, and pass to another. While her mental resources were being trained, it was ...... special permission was necessary, and they applied for it too late. They all said, This is the Constitution. There would have been no difficulty before. ...... the angel ceased, and gently. O'er his little burthen leant. While the ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 188

Legends And Lyrics Pt 2

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Adelaide Ann Proctor


Excerpts: [... Lesson. Three Roses. My Picture Gallery. Sent to Heaven. Never Again. Listening Angels. Golden Days. Philip and Mildred. Borrowed Thoughts. Light ...... on battalion thronging fast,. Each with a different banner, flaming bright,. Damask, or striped, or crimson, pink, or white,. Until they ...... heart's treasure,. We played-and he won. Yes and just now I have seen him,. Cold, ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 186

The Defeat Of Youth And Other Poems

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Aldous Huxley


Excerpts: [... THIS EBOOK DEFEAT OF YOUTH ***. Produced by Tamise Totterdell Distributed. (This file was. Inter Archive/Canadian Libraries.). THE DEFEAT OF ...... revealed. Now first he sees her beautiful, and knows. That he must love her and the doom is sealed. Of all his happiness and all the woes. That ...... MOUNTAINS. A stronger gust catches the cloud and twists. A spindle of rifted darkness ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 145

Boris Godunov

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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

The Odyssey Of Homer Vol 5

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Alexander Pope


Summary: [Includes Cowpers blank verse translation of The battle of the frogs and mice.]
Genres: [classic | poetryDownloads: 249

The Poetical Works Of Alexander Pope Vol 1

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Alexander Pope


Summary: [The Poetical Works Of Alexander Pope Vol 1 by Alexander Pope. PREFACE PASTORALS-- Spring the First Pastoral or Damon Summer the Second Pastoral or Alexis Autumn the Third Pastoral or Hylas and AEgon Winter the Fourth Pastoral or Daphne MESSIAH AN ESSAY ON CRITICISM-- Part First Part Second Part Third THE RAPE OF THE LOCK-- Canto I. Canto II. Canto III. Canto IV. Canto V. WINDSOR-FOREST ODE ON ST ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 326

The Poetical Works Of Alexander Pope Vol 2

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Alexander Pope


Summary: [The Poetical Works Of Alexander Pope Vol 1 by Alexander Pope. PREFACE PASTORALS-- Spring the First Pastoral or Damon Summer the Second Pastoral or Alexis Autumn the Third Pastoral or Hylas and AEgon Winter the Fourth Pastoral or Daphne MESSIAH AN ESSAY ON CRITICISM-- Part First Part Second Part Third THE RAPE OF THE LOCK-- Canto I. Canto II. Canto III. Canto IV. Canto V. WINDSOR-FOREST ODE ON ST ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 204

Mountain Idylls And Other Poems

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Alfred Castner King


Summary: [Mountain Idylls And Other Poems Alfred Castner King by Alfred Castner King. Excerpt from the book... To the Pines Reflections Life s Mystery The Fallen Tree There is an Air of Majesty Think Not That the Heart Is Devoid of Emotion Humanity s Stream ]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 361

Early Poems Of Alfred Lord Tennyson

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Alfred Lord Tennyson


Excerpts: [... athwart the glooming flats. She only said, The night is dreary,. He cometh not, she said. She said, I am aweary, aweary,. I would that I ...... scroll, and with 'his' word. She shook the world. [Footnote 1: The expression, as is not uncommon with Tennyson, is extremely ambiguous it ...... play:. A charmed web she weaves alway. A curse is on her, if she stay. Her weaving, either ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 19

Lady Clare

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Alfred Lord Tennyson


Summary: [Lady Clare Illustrated Edition Dodo Press by Alfred Lord Tennyson. Alfred Lord Tennyson 1st Baron Tennyson 1809-1892 was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom and is one of the most popular English poets. Much of his verse was based on classical mythological themes. One of Tennyson s most famous works is Idylls of the King 1859 a series of narrative poems based entirely on King Arthur and the ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 326

The Last Tournament

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Alfred Lord Tennyson


Summary: [The Last Tournament by Alfred Lord Tennyson. This book contains another phenomenal work of poetry by the incomparable Alfred Tennyson. The Last Tournament is set in Camelot and gives the account of a tournament with the characters from Camelot we all know Arthur Dagonet and Tristram. Illustrated.]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 255

A Century Of Roundels

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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
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