Daily Archives: July 21, 2015

Poem – To Lady Mary Wortley Montagu – Alexander Pope.

I.  In beauty, or wit,  No mortal as yet  To question your empire has dared:  But men of discerning  Have thought that in learning  To yield to a lady was hard.  II.  Impertinent schools,  With musty dull rules,  Have reading … Continue reading

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Poem – Juliet’s Soliloquy – William Shakespeare

  Farewell!–God knows when we shall meet again.  I have a faint cold fear thrills through my veins  That almost freezes up the heat of life:  I’ll call them back again to comfort me;–  Nurse!–What should she do here?  My … Continue reading

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Poem – Now The Hungry Lion Roars – William Shakespeare

From “A Midsummer-Night’s Dream,” Act V. Scene 2  PUCK sings:  NOW the hungry lion roars,  And the wolf behowls the moon;  Whilst the heavy ploughman snores,  All with weary task fordone.  Now the wasted brands do glow,  Whilst the screech-owl, … Continue reading

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