Tag Archives: English Literature

County Guy – Sir Walter Scott

Ah! County Guy, the hour is nigh, The sun has left the lea, The orange flower perfumes the bower, The breeze is on the sea. The lark his lay who thrill’d all day Sits hush’d his partner nigh: Breeze, bird, … Continue reading

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Sweet Baby – Linda Ori

Baby, sweet baby, with tears in your eyes Rest your head gently, there’s no need to cry, Come let me sing you a soft lullaby The sandman is coming and dreamland is nigh; Baby, sweet baby, with skin soft and … Continue reading

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Culture Flowers – Lonnie Hicks

We’re all lashed to Cultural Helms besodden ingrained eyes narrowed to squinty plane seeing; not seeing only mine; and not mine blind. Culture is the Gardener’s Death who’s kind to only one flower; other’s bloom in the garden darkened by … Continue reading

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Poem – An Inscription

Go little book, To him who, on a lute with horns of pearl, Sang of the white feet of the Golden Girl: And bid him look Into thy pages: it may hap that he May find that golden maidens dance … Continue reading

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Poem – To Milton

MILTON! I think thy spirit hath passed away From these white cliffs, and high-embattled towers; This gorgeous fiery-coloured world of ours Seems fallen into ashes dull and grey, And the age changed unto a mimic play Wherein we waste our … Continue reading

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Poem – To Govern

To govern simply by statute and to maintain order by means of penalties is to render the people evasive and devoid of a sense of shame.

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Poem – The Master Said

The Master said, ‘It is by the Odes that the mind is aroused.’ It is by the Rules of Propriety that the character is established. ‘It is from Music that the finish is received.’ The Master said, ‘The people may … Continue reading

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