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A Song – Mark Akenside

The Shape alone let others prize, The Features of the Fair; I look for Spirit in her Eyes, And Meaning in her Air. A Damask Cheek, an Iv’ry Arm, Shall ne’er my Wishes win, Give me an animated Form, That … Continue reading

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Poem – A Song

Sitting at His table one day, God and the devil a game did play; Hated humanity was at stake; Well, the first picked Bonaparte; The other drew, and for his part, ‘Twas Mastai that he did take. Impoverished abbey, thin … Continue reading

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A Song – Victor Marie Hugo

Sitting at His table one day,  God and the devil a game did play;  Hated humanity was at stake;  Well, the first picked Bonaparte;  The other drew, and for his part,  ‘Twas Mastai that he did take.  Impoverished abbey, thin … Continue reading

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