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Song of the Soldiers’ Wives and Sweethearts

by Thomas Hardy At last! In sight of home again, Of home again; No more to range and roam again As at that bygone time? No more to go away from us And stay from us ?- Dawn, hold not … Continue reading

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The Cavalier’s Escape

by Walter Thornbury Trample! Trample ! went the roan, Trap! Trap! went the gray; But Pad ! Pad ! Pad! like a thing that was mad, My chestnut broke away. It was just five miles from Salisbury town, And but … Continue reading

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A Classic 16th Century Christmas

A Christmas Carol for Children by Martin Luther (1534) translated from the original German Good news from Heaven the angels bring, Glad tidings to the earth they sing: To us this day a child is given, To crown us with … Continue reading

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A White Rose

                                                                     a poem by John Boyle O’Reilly   The red rose whispers of passion, And the white rose breathes of love; Oh, the red rose is a falcon, And the white rose is a dove.   But … Continue reading

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The Owls

Ce poeme suivant je de’die’e a` m’ami bienestime’e, Danyel La Chouette ! – Le Chateau Demoiselle        by Roger Tory Peterson     by Charles Baudelaire     Under the yew tree’s heavy weight The owls stand in their sullen fashions, … Continue reading

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