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... and interlards His speech with uncouth terms of art, Accomplished in the
Showman's part ; And then, as from a sudden check, Cries out — " 'Tis there, the
Quarter-deck On which brave Admiral Nelson stood — A sight that would have
Within this little lonely Isle There, stood a consecrated Pile ; Where tapers burned
, and mass was sung, For them whose timid spirits clung To mortal succour,
though the tomb Had fixed, for ever fixed, their doom ! Upon those servants of ...
Himself he propped, his body, limbs, and face, Upon a long grey Staff of shaven
wood : And, still as I drew near with gentle pace, Upon the margin of that moorish
flood Motionless as a Cloud the Old Man stood ; That heareth not the loud winds
I stood in various thoughts and fancies lost, When one, who was in Shepherd's
garb attired, Came up the Hollow : — Him did I accost, And what this place might
be I then inquired. The Shepherd stopped, and that same story told Which in my ...
Then Peter gave a sudden jirk, A jirk that from a dungeon floor Would have pulled
up an iron ring ; But still the heavy-headed thing Stood just as he had stood
before ! Quoth Peter, leaping from his seat, " There is some plot against me laid ...
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the kitten of the filling leaves bp[y willam words worth
My favorite is "Solitary Reaper". When I first read it, I fell in love with the poem. It's like Wordsworth wrote it for me only.
I always feel understood and totally embraced everytime I read this poem and walk away with a full heart.