The Art Of Love Book Two By Ovid

The Art Of Love Book Two …Short partings do best, though: time wears out affections, The absent love fades, a new one takes its place….

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Seeing Thou Art Fair By Ovid

Seeing Thou Art Fair SEEING thou art fair, I bar not thy false playing, But let not me poor soul know of thy straying. Nor…

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Pygmalion And The Statue By Ovid

Pygmalion And The Statue PYGMALION loathing their lascivious Life, Abhorred all Womankind, but most a Wife: So single chose to live, and shunned to wed,…

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Salmacis And Hermaphroditus By Ovid

Salmacis And Hermaphroditus HOW Salmacis with weak enfeebling streams Softens the body, and unnerves the limbs, And what the secret cause shall here be shown;…

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Metamorphoses-Book The Eighth By Ovid

Metamorphoses-Book The Eighth NOW shone the morning star in bright array, To vanquish night, and usher in the day: The wind veers southward, and moist…

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Metamorphoses Book The Thirteenth By Ovid

Metamorphoses Book The Thirteenth THE chiefs were set; the soldiers crown’d the field: To these the master of the seven-fold shield Upstarted fierce: and kindled…

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Metamorphosis Viii, 611-724 By Ovid

Metamorphosis Viii, 611-724 Baucis and Philemon THUS Achelous ends: his audience hear With admiration, and admiring, fear The pow’rs of heav’n; except Ixion’s son, Who…

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Metamorphoses Book The Tenth By Ovid

Metamorphoses Book The Tenth THENCE, in his saffron robe, for distant Thrace, Hymen departs, thro’ air’s unmeasur’d space; By Orpheus call’d, the nuptial Pow’r attends,…

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Metamorphoses- Book The Twelfth By Ovid

Metamorphoses- Book The Twelfth PRIAM, to whom the story was unknown, As dead, deplor’d his metamorphos’d son: A cenotaph his name, and title kept, And…

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Metamorphoses- Book The Third By Ovid

Metamorphoses- Book The Third WHEN now Agenor had his daughter lost, He sent his son to search on ev’ry coast; And sternly bid him to…

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Metamorphoses- Book The Fifth By Ovid

Metamorphoses- Book The Fifth WHILE Perseus entertain’d with this report His father Cepheus, and the list’ning court, Within the palace walls was heard aloud The…

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Metamorphoses Book The Seventh By Ovid

Metamorphoses Book The Seventh THE Argonauts now stemm’d the foaming tide, And to Arcadia’s shore their course apply’d; Where sightless Phineus spent his age in…

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Metamorphoses Book The Ninth By Ovid

Metamorphoses Book The Ninth Theseus requests the God to tell his woes, Whence his maim’d brow, and whence his groans arose Whence thus the Calydonian…

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Metamorphoses- Book The Sixth By Ovid

Metamorphoses- Book The Sixth PALLAS, attending to the Muse’s song, Approv’d the just resentment of their wrong; And thus reflects: While tamely I commend Those…

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Metamorphoses Book The First By Ovid

Metamorphoses Book The First OF bodies chang’d to various forms, I sing: Ye Gods, from whom these miracles did spring, Inspire my numbers with coelestial…

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Metamorphoses- Book The Fourteenth By Ovid

Metamorphoses- Book The Fourteenth NOW Glaucus, with a lover’s haste, bounds o’er The swelling waves, and seeks the Latian shore. Messena, Rhegium, and the barren…

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Metamorphoses Book The Eleventh By Ovid

Metamorphoses Book The Eleventh HERE, while the Thracian bard’s enchanting strain Sooths beasts, and woods, and all the listn’ing plain, The female Bacchanals, devoutly mad,…

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Love And War By Ovid

Love And War Lovers all are soldiers, and Cupid has his campaigns: I tell you, Atticus, lovers all are soldiers. Youth is fit for war,…

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Magic By Ovid

Magic YE elves of hills, brooks, standing lakes, and groves, And ye that on the sands with printless foot Do chase the ebbing Neptune, and…

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In Summer’s Heat By Ovid

In Summer’s Heat In summer’s heat and mid-time of the day, To rest my limbs upon a bed I lay, One window shut, the other…

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Elegy V By Ovid

Elegy V In summer’s heat and mid-time of the day To rest my limbs upon a bed I lay, One window shut, the other open…

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Elegy For Tibullus By Ovid

Elegy For Tibullus If Memnon’s mother mourned, Achilles’s mother mourned, and our sad fates can touch great goddesses, then weep, and loose your hair in…

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Yea, The Roses Are Still On Fire By Mathilde Blind

Yea, The Roses Are Still On Fire Yea, the roses are still on fire With the bygone heat of July, Though the least little wind…

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You Make The Sunshine Of My Heart By Mathilde Blind

You Make The Sunshine Of My Heart You make the sunshine of my heart And its tempestuous shower; Sometimes the thought of you is like…

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Your Looks Have Touched My Soul By Mathilde Blind

Your Looks Have Touched My Soul Your looks have touched my soul with bright Ineffable emotion; As moonbeams on a stormy night Illume with transitory…

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A Dream By Mathilde Blind

A Dream Only a dream, a beautiful baseless dream; Only a bright Flash from your eyes, a brief electrical gleam, Charged with delight. Only a…

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A Bridal In The Bois De Boulogne. By Mathilde Blind

A Bridal In The Bois De Boulogne. HOW the lilacs, the lilacs are glowing and blowing! And white through the delicate verdure of May The…

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A Child’s Fancy By Mathilde Blind

A Child’s Fancy “Hush, hush! Speak softly, Mother dear, So that the daisies may not hear; For when the stars begin to peep, The pretty…

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A Fantasy By Mathilde Blind

A Fantasy I was an Arab, I loved my horse; Swift as an arrow He swept the course. Sweet as a lamb He came to…

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A Spring Song By Mathilde Blind

A Spring Song Dark sod pierced by flames of flowers, Dead wood freshly quickening, Bright skies dusked with sudden showers, Lit by rainbows on the…

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A Parable By Mathilde Blind

A Parable BETWEEN the sandhills and the sea A narrow strip of silver sand, Whereon a little maid doth stand, Who picks up shells continually…

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A Parting By Mathilde Blind

A Parting The year is on the wing, my love, With tearful days and nights; The clouds are on the wing above With gathering swallow-flights….

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A Symbol By Mathilde Blind

A Symbol Hurrying for ever in their restless flight The generations of earth’s teeming womb Rise into being and lapse into the tomb Like transient…

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A White Night By Mathilde Blind

A White Night THE land lay deluged by the Moon; The molten silver of the lake Shimmered in many a broad lagoon Between grey isles,…

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Ah, Yesterday Was Dark And Drear By Mathilde Blind

Ah, Yesterday Was Dark And Drear Ah, yesterday was dark and drear, My heart was deadly sore; Without thy love it seemed, my Dear, That…

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A Winter Landscape By Mathilde Blind

A Winter Landscape All night, all day, in dizzy, downward flight, Fell the wild-whirling, vague, chaotic snow, Till every landmark of the earth below, Trees,…

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Affinities By Mathilde Blind

Affinities I. I will take your thoughts to my heart; I will keep and garner them there Locked in a casket apart. Far above rubies…

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Ah, If You Knew By Mathilde Blind

Ah, If You Knew Ah, if you knew how soon and late My eyes long for a sight of you Sometimes in passing by my…

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All My Heart Is Stirring Lightly By Mathilde Blind

All My Heart Is Stirring Lightly All my heart is stirring lightly Like dim violets winter-bound, Quickening as they feel the brightly Glowing sunlight underground….

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Analkh By Mathilde Blind

Analkh Like a great rock which looming o’er the deep Casts his eternal shadow on the strands, And veiled in cloud inexorably stands, While vaulting…

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Apple-Blossom By Mathilde Blind

Apple-Blossom Blossom of the apple trees! Mossy trunks all gnarled and hoary, Grey boughs tipped with rose-veined glory, Clustered petals soft as fleece Garlanding old…

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Anne Hathaway By Mathilde Blind

Anne Hathaway HIS Eve of Women! She, whose mortal lot Was linked to an Immortal’s unaware, With Love’s lost Eden in her blissful air, Perchance…

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Anne Hathaway’s Cottage By Mathilde Blind

Anne Hathaway’s Cottage IS this the Cottage, ivy-girt and crowned, And this the path down which our Shakespeare ran, When, in the April of his…

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As Many Stars By Mathilde Blind

As Many Stars AS many stars as are aglow Deep in the hollows of the night As many as the flowers that blow Beneath the…

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April Rain By Mathilde Blind

April Rain The April rain, the April rain, Comes slanting down in fitful showers, Then from the furrow shoots the grain, And banks are fledged…

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Autumn Tints By Mathilde Blind

Autumn Tints Coral.coloured yew-berries Strew the garden ways, Hollyhocks and sunflowers Make a dazzling blaze In these latter days. Marigolds by cottage doors Flaunt their…

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Beauty By Mathilde Blind

Beauty Even as on some black background full of night And hollow storm in cloudy disarray, The forceful brush of some great master may More…

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Ave Maria In Rome By Mathilde Blind

Ave Maria In Rome FAR away dim violet mountains Fade away from sight; Flashing from fantastic fountains, Jets the liquid light, Where from Nymph’s or…

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Cagnes By Mathilde Blind

Cagnes ON THE RIVIERA. In tortuous windings up the steep incline The sombre street toils to the village square, Whose antique walls in stone and…

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Between Sleep And Waking By Mathilde Blind

Between Sleep And Waking SOFTLY in a dream I heard, Ere the day was breaking, Softly call a cuckoo bird Between sleep and waking. Calling…

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Brown Eyes By Mathilde Blind

Brown Eyes Oh, brown Eyes with long black lashes, Young brown Eyes, Depths of night from which there flashes Lightning as of summer skies, Beautiful…

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Cedars Of Lebanon At Warwick Castle By Mathilde Blind

Cedars Of Lebanon At Warwick Castle CEDARS of Lebanon! Labyrinths of Shade, Making a mystery of open day; With layers of gloom keeping the Sun…

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Christmas Even By Mathilde Blind

Christmas Even Alone–with one fair star for company, The loveliest star among the hosts of night, While the grey tide ebbs with the ebbing light–…

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Cleave Thou The Waves By Mathilde Blind

Cleave Thou The Waves Cleave thou the waves that weltering to and fro Surge multitudinous. The eternal Powers Of sun, moon, stars, the air, the…

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Cleve Woods By Mathilde Blind

Cleve Woods SWEET Avon glides where clinging rushes seem To stay his course, and, in his flattering glass, Meadows and hills and mellow woodlands pass,…

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Cross-Roads By Mathilde Blind

Cross-Roads The rain beat in our faces, And shrill the wild airs grew; The long-maned clouds in races Coursed o’er heaven’s windy blue. The tortured…

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Deep In A Yew-Sequestered Grove By Mathilde Blind

Deep In A Yew-Sequestered Grove Deep in a yew-sequestered grove I sat and wept my heart away; A child came by at close of day…

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Dead Love By Mathilde Blind

Dead Love Mother of the unfortunate, mystic form, Who calm, immutable, like oldest fate, Sittest, where through the sombre swinging gate Moans immemorial life’s encircling…

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Delight By Mathilde Blind

Delight FLEETER than a tone scarce born That melts away, Sweeter than a dream of morn That shuns the day, Swifter than a rainbow fading…

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Despair By Mathilde Blind

Despair Thy wings swoop darkening round my soul, Despair! And on my brain thy shadow seems to brood And hem me round with stifling solitude,…

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