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Call for the robin-redbreast and the wren
to
Full fathom five thy father lies


Call for the robin-redbreast and the wren (J. Webster, Gold)
Call for the robin-redbreast and the wren (J. Webster, OBEV)
Calm as that second summer which precedes (H. Timrod, YBAV)
Calme was the day, and through the trembling ayre (E. Spenser, OBEV)
Calm on the bosom of thy God (F.D. Hemans, OBEV)
Calm was the day, and through the trembling air (E. Spenser, Gold)
Came, on a Sabbath noon, my sweet (T. Ashe, OBEV)
Can we not force from widdowed Poetry (T. Carew, Meta)
Captain, or Colonel, or Knight in Arms (J. Milton, Gold)
Care-charmer Sleep, son of the sable Night (S. Daniel, Gold)
Carol, every violet has (A. Noyes, MBP)
Ca' the yowes to the knowes (I. Pagan, OBEV)
Ca' the yowes to the knowes (R. Burns, OBEV)
Charm me asleep, and melt me so (R. Herrick, OBEV)
Cherry-ripe, ripe, ripe, I cry (R. Herrick, OBEV)
Chloe 's a Nymph in flowery groves (T. D'Urfey, OBEV)
Chough and crow to roost are gone (J. Baillie, OBEV)
Christmas knows a merry, merry place (T. Watts-Dunton, OBEV)
City's heat is like a leaden pall (O. Sitwell, MBP)
Clearing in the forest (J. Oppenheim, MAP)
Clerk saunders and may Margaret (Anonymous, OBEV)
Clora come view my Soul, and tell (A. Marvell, Meta)
Cloris, it is not thy disdaine (S. Godolphin, Meta)
Cold in the earth—and the deep snow piled above thee (E. Brontë, OBEV)
Come away, come away, death (W. Shakespeare, Gold)
Come away, come away, death (W. Shakespeare, OBEV)
Come, dear children, let us away (M. Arnold, OBEV)
Come down, O maid, from yonder mountain height (A. Tennyson, OBEV)
Come into the garden, Maud (A. Tennyson, OBEV)
Come, let us now resolve at last (J. Sheffield, OBEV)
Come, let us plant the apple-tree (W.C. Bryant, YBAV)
Come little babe, come silly soul (N. Breton, OBEV)
Come live with me and be my Love (C. Marlowe, Gold)
Come live with me and be my Love (C. Marlowe, OBEV)
Come not in terrors clad, to claim (C. Southey, OBEV)
Come, Sleep, and with thy sweet deceiving (J. Fletcher, OBEV)
Come, Sleep; O Sleep! the certain knot of peace (Sir P. Sidney, OBEV)
Come, spur away (T. Randolph, OBEV)
Come, stack arms, men; pile on the rails (J.W. Palmer, YBAV)
Come then, as ever, like the wind at morning(L. Binyon, OBEV)
Come thou, who are the wine and wit (R. Herrick, OBEV)
Come unto these yellow sands (W. Shakespeare, OBEV)
Come we shepheards whose blest Sight (R. Crashaw, Meta)
Come, worthy Greek! Ulysses, come (S. Daniel, OBEV)
Condemn'd to Hope's delusive mine (S. Johnson, OBEV)
Cooper, whose name is with his country's woven (F. Halleck, YBAV)
Corydon, arise, my Corydon(Anonymous, OBEV)
Could we but know (E.C. Stedman, YBAV)
Count each affliction, whether light or grave (A. De Vere, OBEV)
Courage my Soul, now learn to wield (A. Marvell, Meta)
Crabbed Age and Youth (W. Shakespeare, Gold)
Crabbèd Age and Youth (Anonymous, OBEV)
Cupid and my Campaspe play'd (J. Lyly, Gold)
Cupid and my Campaspe play'd (J. Lyly, OBEV)
Curfew tolls the knell of parting day (T. Gray, Gold)
Curfew tolls the knell of parting day (T. Gray, OBEV)
Cynthia, to thy power and thee (J. Fletcher, OBEV)
Cyriack, whose grandsire, on the royal bench (J. Milton, Gold)
Cyriack, whose Grandsire on the Royal Bench (J. Milton, OBEV)

Dark, deep, and cold the current flows (E. Elliott, OBEV)
Darkest, strangest mystery (J. Hay, YBAV)
Dark on the gold west (G.H. Conkling, MAP)
Dark to me is the earth. Dark to me are the heavens (W.S. Blunt, OBEV)
Daughter of Jove, relentless power (T. Gray, Gold)
Daughters of Time, the hypocritic Days (R.W. Emerson, YBAV)
Daughter to that good Earl, once President (J. Milton, Gold)
Day begins to droop (R. Bridges, MBP)
Day begins to droop (R. Bridges, OBEV)
Day is done, and the darkness (H.W. Longfellow, YBAV)
Day, like our souls, is fiercely dark (E. Elliott, OBEV)
Days are sad, it is the Holy tide (F. Tennyson, OBEV)
Dear, back my wounded heart restore (T. Stanley, Meta)
Deare love, for nothing lesse then thee (J. Donne, Meta)
Dearest, a look is but a ray (O.W. Holmes, YBAV)
Dear hope! earth's dowry, & heavn's debt(R. Crashaw, Meta)
Dear Lord, receive my son, whose winning love (Sir J. Beaumont, OBEV)
Dear love, for nothing less than thee (J. Donne, OBEV)
Dear, they are praising your beauty (S. O'Sullivan, MBP)
Dear urge no more that killing cause (T. Stanley, Meta)
Dear wife, last midnight, whilst I read (E. Field, YBAV)
Death be not proud, though some have called thee (J. Donne, Meta)
Death, be not proud, though some have callèd thee (J. Donne, OBEV)
Deep on the convent-roof the snows (A. Tennyson, OBEV)
Degenerate Douglas! O the unworthy lord(W. Wordsworth, Gold)
Despot's heel is on thy shore (J.R. Randall, YBAV)
Diaphenia like the daffadowndilly (H. Constable, Gold)
Does the road wind uphill all the way(C.G. Rossetti, OBEV)
Do I like it? I think it just splendid(M. Cook, YBAV)
Do not conceale thy radiant eyes (Sir F. Kynaston, Meta)
Door of Heaven is on the latch (K.T. Hinkson, MBP)
Doth then the world go thus, doth all thus move(W. Drummond, Gold)
Down by the salley gardens my love and I did meet (W.B. Yeats, MBP)
Down in yon garden sweet and gay (Anonymous, Gold)
Down the world with Marna(R. Hovey, YBAV)
Dow's Flat. That 's its name (F.B. Harte, YBAV)
Do you remember me? or are you proud(W.S. Landor, OBEV)
Drake he's in his hammock an' a thousand mile away (H. Newbolt, MBP)
Draw neer (T. Stanley, Meta)
Drink to me only with thine eyes (B. Jonson, Gold)
Drink to me only with thine eyes (B. Jonson, OBEV)
Driver rubbed at his nettly chin (J. Stephens, MBP)
Drop, drop, slow tears (P. Fletcher, OBEV)
Drug clerk stands behind the counter (E. Tietjens, MAP)
Duncan Gray cam' here to woo (R. Burns, Gold)

Eager night and the impetuous winds (L. Untermeyer, MAP)
Earl March look'd on his dying child (T. Campbell, Gold)
Earth has not anything to show more fair (W. Wordsworth, Gold)
Earth has not anything to show more fair (W. Wordsworth, OBEV)
E'en like two little bank-dividing brooks (F. Quarles, OBEV)
Eighty years have passed, and more (O.W. Holmes, YBAV)
Enough; and leave the rest to Fame(A. Marvell, OBEV)
Ere yet the giants of modern science had gone a-slumming in smelly slums (E.M. Robinson, MAP)
Eternal Spirit of the chainless Mind(G. Byron, Gold)
Ethereal Minstrel! Pilgrim of the sky(W. Wordsworth, Gold)
Even such is Time, that takes in trust (Sir W. Raleigh, OBEV)
Ever let the Fancy roam (J. Keats, Gold)
Ever let the Fancy roam (J. Keats, OBEV)
Eve, with her basket, was (R. Hodgson, MBP)
Ev'n like two little bank-dividing brookes (F. Quarles, Meta)
Expense of Spirit in a waste of shame (W. Shakespeare, OBEV)

Facing the guns, he jokes as well (O. Seaman, MBP)
Fain would I change that note (Anonymous, OBEV)
Fair Amoret is gone astray (W. Congreve, OBEV)
Fair and fair, and twice so fair (G. Peele, OBEV)
Fair Daffodils, we weep to see (R. Herrick, Gold)
Fair daffodils, we weep to see (R. Herrick, OBEV)
Faire as unshaded Light; or as the Day (Sir W. Davenant, Meta)
Fair is my Love and cruel as she 's fair (S. Daniel, OBEV)
Fair pledges of a fruitful tree (R. Herrick, Gold)
Fair pledges of a fruitful tree (R. Herrick, OBEV)
Fair ship, that from the Italian shore (A. Tennyson, OBEV)
Fair stood the wind for France (M. Drayton, OBEV)
False life! a foil and no more, when (H. Vaughan, Meta)
False though she be to me and love (W. Congreve, OBEV)
False world, good night! since thou hast brought (B. Jonson, OBEV)
Fancy, and I, last Evening walkt (H. Vaughan, Meta)
Farewell! thou art too dear for my possessing (W. Shakespeare, Gold)
Farewell! thou art too dear for my possessing (W. Shakespeare, OBEV)
Farewel ye guilded follies, pleasing troubles (Anonymous (Ignoto), Meta)
Far up the dim twilight fluttered ( A.E., MBP)
Fat black bucks in a wine-barrel room (V. Lindsay, MAP)
Father of the thunder (S. Leslie, MBP)
Fear no more the heat o' the sun (W. Shakespeare, Gold)
Fear no more the heat o' the sun (W. Shakespeare, OBEV)
Fierce exulting worlds, the motes in rays (A. Smith, OBEV)
Finding Francesca full of tears, I said (T.W. Parsons, YBAV)
Fine knacks for ladies! cheap, choice, brave, and new (Anonymous, OBEV)
First born of Chaos, who so fair didst come (A. Cowley, Meta)
First came the primrose (S. Dobell, OBEV)
Flowers nodding gaily, scent in air (T.S. Moore, OBEV)
Fly envious Time, till thou run out thy race (J. Milton, OBEV)
Fly hence, shadows, that do keep (J. Ford, OBEV)
Fog comes (C. Sandburg, MAP)
Follow a shadow, it still flies you (B. Jonson, OBEV)
Follow thy fair sun, unhappy shadow(T. Campion, OBEV)
Follow your saint, follow with accents sweet(T. Campion, OBEV)
Foolish prater, what dost thou (A. Cowley, OBEV)
For a name unknown (B. Carman, OBEV)
Forbear, bold youth; all 's heaven here (K. Philips, OBEV)
For ever, Fortune, wilt thou prove (J. Thomson, Gold)
Forget not yet the tried intent (Sir T. Wyatt, Gold)
Forget not yet the tried intent (Sir T. Wyatt, OBEV)
For God, our God is a gallant foe (E. Pound, MAP)
For her gait, if she be walking (W. Browne, OBEV)
For knighthood is not in the feats of warre (S. Hawes, OBEV)
For Mercy, Courage, Kindness, Mirth (L. Binyon, MBP)
For thee, I shall not die (D. Hyde, MBP)
For these white arms about my neck (H.C. Bunner, YBAV)
Forward youth that would appear (A. Marvell, Gold)
Forward youth that would appear (A. Marvell, OBEV)
Fountains mingle with the river (P.B. Shelley, Gold)
Four Seasons fill the measure of the year (J. Keats, Gold)
Fra bank to bank, fra wood to wood I rin (M.A. Boyd, OBEV)
Free to all souls the hidden beauty calls (E. Gore-Booth, MBP)
Fresh Spring, the herald of loves mighty king (E. Spenser, OBEV)
Friend, whose smile has come to be (E. Allen, YBAV)
From Harmony, from heavenly Harmony (J. Dryden, Gold)
From harmony, from heavenly harmony (J. Dryden, OBEV)
From its blue vase the rose of evening drops (F. Ledwidge, MBP)
From low to high doth dissolution climb (W. Wordsworth, OBEV)
From Stirling Castle we had seen (W. Wordsworth, Gold)
From the forests and highlands (P.B. Shelley, OBEV)
From their folded mates they wander far (R. Burton, MAP)
From you have I been absent in the spring (W. Shakespeare, OBEV)
From you, Ianthe, little troubles pass (W.S. Landor, OBEV)
Full fathom five thy father lies (W. Shakespeare, Gold)
Full fathom five thy father lies (W. Shakespeare, OBEV)
 



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