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Bathing By A Spring by Anonymous Americas

Bathing By A Spring by Anonymous Americas

Beauty sat bathing by a spring, Where fairest shades did hide her; The winds blew calm, the birds did sing, The cool streams ran beside her. My wanton thoughts enticed mine ...

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The Pitiful Burning Of The Globe Playhouse In by Anonymous Americas

The Pitiful Burning Of The Globe Playhouse In by Anonymous Americas

Now sit thee down, Melpomene, Wrapp'd in a sea-coal robe, And tell the doleful tragedy That late was play'd at Globe; For no man that can sing and say But was scar'd on St. ...

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Cleanness by Anonymous Americas

Cleanness by Anonymous Americas

Clannesse who so kyndly cowþe comende & rekken vp alle þe resounz þat ho by ri3t askez, Fayre formez my3t he fynde in forering his speche & in þe contrare kark & ...

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A Son Of A Gun by Anonymous Americas

A Son Of A Gun by Anonymous Americas

I wish I had a barrel of rumand sugar three hundred pound.I’d put it in the College belland stir it ‘round and ‘round.Let ev’ry honest fellowdrink his glass of hearty cheer,For ...

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A Riddle by Anonymous Americas

A Riddle by Anonymous Americas

Legs I have got, yet seldom do I walk;I backbite many, yet I never talk:In secret places most I seek to hide me,For he who feeds me never can abide me.

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A Cattleman’s Prayer by Anonymous Americas

A Cattleman’s Prayer by Anonymous Americas

Now O Lord please lend thine ear,The prayer of the Cattleman to hear;No doubt many prayers to thee seem strange,But won't you bless this cattle range?Bless the round-up year by ...

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The Man In The Glass by Anonymous Americas

The Man In The Glass by Anonymous Americas

When you get what you want in your struggle for selfand the world makes you king for a dayJust go to the mirror and look at yourselfand see what that man has to sayFor it isn't ...

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God And The Soldier by Anonymous Americas

God And The Soldier by Anonymous Americas

God and the soldierAll men adoreIn time of trouble,And no more;For when war is overAnd all things righted,God is neglected -The old soldier slighted.

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A Jest Of Robin Hood by Anonymous Americas

A Jest Of Robin Hood by Anonymous Americas

Lyth and lystyn, gentilmen,All that nowe be here;Of Litell Johnn, that was the knighes man,Goode myrth ye shall here.It was upon a mery dayThat yonge men wolde go shete;Lytell ...

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Ubi Sunt Qui Ante Nos Fuerunt? by Anonymous Americas

Ubi Sunt Qui Ante Nos Fuerunt? by Anonymous Americas

Were beth they that biforen us weren, Houndes ladden and havekes beren, And hadden feld and wode? The riche levedies in hoere bour, That wereden gold in hoere tressour, With ...

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Adam Lay Ibounden by Anonymous Americas

Adam Lay Ibounden by Anonymous Americas

Adam lay ibounden, Bounden in a bond. Four thousand winter Thoght he not too long. And all was for an appil, And appil that he tok, As clerkes finden Wreten ...

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Shenandoah by Anonymous Americas

Shenandoah by Anonymous Americas

Oh Shenandoah,I long to hear you,Away you rolling river,Oh Shenandoah,I long to hear you,Away, I'm bound away'Cross the wide Missouri.Oh Shenandoah,I love your daughter,Away you ...

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O Death, O Death, Rock Me Asleep by Anonymous Americas

O Death, O Death, Rock Me Asleep by Anonymous Americas

O Death, O Death, rock me asleep, Bring me to quiet rest; Let pass my weary guiltless ghost Out of my careful breast. Toll on, thou passing bell; Ring out my ...

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The Two Sisters by Anonymous Americas

The Two Sisters by Anonymous Americas

There was twa sisters in a bowr, Edinburgh, Edinburgh There was twa sisters in a bowr, Stirling for ay There was twa sisters in a bowr, There came a knight to ...

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By And By by Anonymous Americas

By And By by Anonymous Americas

Was the parting very bitter?Was the hand clasped very tight?Is a storm of tear-drops fallingFrom a face all sad and white?Think not of it, in the future,Calmer, fairer days are ...

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Eulogy For A Veteran by Anonymous Americas

Eulogy For A Veteran by Anonymous Americas

Do not stand at my grave and weepI am not there, I do not sleep.I am a thousand winds that blowI am the diamond glint of snowI am the sunlight on ripened grainI am the gentle ...

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Jesse James by Anonymous Americas

Jesse James by Anonymous Americas

Jesse James was a lad who killed many a man.He robbed the Glendale train.He stole from the rich and he gave to the poor,He’d a hand and a heart and a brain.Jesse had a wife to ...

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A Woman’s Complaint by Anonymous Americas

A Woman’s Complaint by Anonymous Americas

I know that deep within your heart of heartsYou hold me shrined apart from common things,And that my step, my voice, can bring to youA gladness that no other pleasure brings.And ...

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Beauty Sat Bathing By A Spring by Anonymous Americas

Beauty Sat Bathing By A Spring by Anonymous Americas

Beauty sat bathing by a spring, Where fairest shades did hide her;The winds blew calm, the birds did sing,The cool streams ran beside her.My wanton thoughts enticed mine eye To ...

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Aladdin by Anonymous Americas

Aladdin by Anonymous Americas

Aladdin poor the wizard found,Who moved from cavern’s mouth a stone;Then bade him go beneath the ground,And pace through unknown realms alone,Till from a niche he bore awayA ...

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Taps by Anonymous Americas

Taps by Anonymous Americas

Day is done,gone the sun,From the hills,from the lake,From the sky.All is well,safely rest,God is nigh. Go to sleep,peaceful sleep,May the soldieror sailor,God keep.On the landor ...

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A Soldier’s Dream by Anonymous Americas

A Soldier’s Dream by Anonymous Americas

Last night as I toastedMy wet feet and roastedA small bit of beef by a similar blaze,While nought but the wheezings,The snorings, and sneezingsOf comrades grouping in Dreamland's ...

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Alysoun by Anonymous Americas

Alysoun by Anonymous Americas

An hendy hap ichabbe yhent; Ichot, from hevene it is me sent; From alle wymmen mi loue is lent, And lyght on Alysoun. Bytuen{.e} Mersh and Averil, When ...

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At Liberty I Sit And See by Anonymous Americas

At Liberty I Sit And See by Anonymous Americas

At liberty I sit and seeThem, that have erst laugh'd me to scorn,Whipp'd with the whip that scourged me:And now they ban that they were born.I see them sit full soberlyAnd think ...

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1919 by Anonymous Americas

1919 by Anonymous Americas

Before the threat And dismal cold gray of mourning Came the sun. And Charlie Comiskey should've turned in his sleep should've turned in his sleep shoud've turned… Insane Sun ...

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The Navajo Night Way Ceremony by Anonymous Americas

The Navajo Night Way Ceremony by Anonymous Americas

In beauty may I walkAll day long may I walkThrough the returning seasons may I walkBeautifully I will possess againBeautifully birdsBeautifully joyful birdsOn the trail marked ...

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Friendship by Anonymous Americas

Friendship by Anonymous Americas

Friendship needs no studied phrases,Polished face, or winning wiles;Friendship deals no lavish praises,Friendship dons no surface smiles.Friendship follows nature's diction,Shuns ...

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A Song For Freedom by Anonymous Americas

A Song For Freedom by Anonymous Americas

Come all ye bondmen far and near,Let's put a song in massa's ear,It is a song for our poor race,Who're whipped and trampled with disgrace.Chorus.My old massa tells me OThis is a ...

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Ay Me, Ay Me, I Sigh The Scythe A-Field by Anonymous Americas

Ay Me, Ay Me, I Sigh The Scythe A-Field by Anonymous Americas

Ay me, ay me, I sigh to see the scythe a-field;Down goeth the grass, soon wrought to wither'd hay:Ay me, alas! ay me, alas, that beauty needs must yield,And princes pass, as grass ...

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Amusing Trial, In Which A Yankee Lawyer Rendered A Just Verdict. by Anonymous Americas

Amusing Trial, In Which A Yankee Lawyer Rendered A Just Verdict. by Anonymous Americas

A Slave sold at Auction.A time there was, when no one thoughtIt sin, to hold a slave he'd bought,And of his strength have the command,As much as of his house and land.A Yankee ...

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A Sonnet Upon The Pitiful Burning Of The Globe Playhouse In by Anonymous Americas

A Sonnet Upon The Pitiful Burning Of The Globe Playhouse In by Anonymous Americas

Now sit thee down, Melpomene, Wrapp'd in a sea-coal robe, And tell the doleful tragedy That late was play'd at Globe; For no man that can sing and say But was ...

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Hellbound Train by Anonymous Americas

Hellbound Train by Anonymous Americas

A Texas cowboy lay down on a barroom floor,Having drunk so much he could drink no more;So he fell asleep with a troubled brainTo dream that he rode on a hell-bound train.The ...

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Another Yankee Doodle by Anonymous Americas

Another Yankee Doodle by Anonymous Americas

Yankee Doodle had a mindTo whip the Southern traitors,Because they didn't choose to liveOn codfish and potatoes,Yankee Doodle, doodle-doo,Yankee Doodle dandy,And to keep his ...

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Away Down South In The Land Of Traitors by Anonymous Americas

Away Down South In The Land Of Traitors by Anonymous Americas

Away down South in the land of traitors,Rattlesnakes and alligators,Right away, come away, right away, come away.Where cotton's king and men are chattels,Union boys will win the ...

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A Classroom Assignment by Anonymous Americas

A Classroom Assignment by Anonymous Americas

On FreedomBy Thomas S. Sidney, aged 12 YearsOctober 21st, 1828Freedom will break the tyrant's chains,And shatter all his whole domain;From slavery she will always freeAnd all her ...

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The Saddest Fate by Anonymous Americas

The Saddest Fate by Anonymous Americas

To touch a broken lute,To strike a jangled string,To strive with tones forever muteThe dear old tunes to sing--What sadder fate could any heart befall?Alas! dear child, never to ...

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Burnside by Anonymous Americas

Burnside by Anonymous Americas

Burnside, Burnside, whither doth thou wander?Up stream, down stream, like a crazy gander?

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The Battle Cry Of Freedom (Southern Version) by Anonymous Americas

The Battle Cry Of Freedom (Southern Version) by Anonymous Americas

Our flag is proudly floating On the land and on the main,Shout, shout the battle cry of Freedom!Beneath it oft we've conquered, And we'll conquer oft again!Shout, shout the battle ...

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Soldiers Who Wish To Be A Hero by Anonymous Americas

Soldiers Who Wish To Be A Hero by Anonymous Americas

Soldiers who wish to be a hero Are practically zero. But those who wish to be civilians, Jesus, they run into millions.

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Nothing At All In The Paper Today by Anonymous Americas

Nothing At All In The Paper Today by Anonymous Americas

Nothing at all in the paper today!Only a murder somewhere or other;A girl who has put her child away,Not being a wife as well as a mother;Or a drunken husband beating a wife,With ...

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The Forsaken Bride by Anonymous Americas

The Forsaken Bride by Anonymous Americas

O waly waly up the bank, And waly waly down the brae, And waly waly yon burn-side Where I and my Love wont to gae! I leant my back unto an aik, I thought it was a ...

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Westron Wind, When Wilt Thou Blow? by Anonymous Americas

Westron Wind, When Wilt Thou Blow? by Anonymous Americas

Westron wind, when wilt thou blowThat small rain down can rain?Christ, that my love were in my arms,And I in my bed again!

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She’Ll Be Comin’ Round The Mountain by Anonymous Americas

She’Ll Be Comin’ Round The Mountain by Anonymous Americas

She'll be comin' round the mountain, When she comes. She'll be comin' round the mountain, When she comes. She'll be comin' round the mountain, She'll ...

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The Slave-Auction–A Fact by Anonymous Americas

The Slave-Auction–A Fact by Anonymous Americas

Why stands she near the auction stand,That girl so young and fair;What brings her to this dismal place,Why stands she weeping there?Why does she raise that bitter cry?Why hangs ...

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Angelica The Doorkeeper by Anonymous Americas

Angelica The Doorkeeper by Anonymous Americas

The falcon soarsThe town's gates are even higherAngelica's their doorkeeperShe's wound the sun round her headShe's tied the moon round her waistShe's hung herself with stars.

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The Rose-Bush by Anonymous Americas

The Rose-Bush by Anonymous Americas

There was a rose-bush in a garden growing,Its tender leaves unfolding day by day;The sun looked-on, and his down-goingLeft it amid the starlit dusk of nights of May.The dew-drop ...

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The Joy Of Incompleteness by Anonymous Americas

The Joy Of Incompleteness by Anonymous Americas

If all our life were one broad glareOf sunlight, clear, unclouded;If all our path were smooth and fair,By no soft gloom enshrouded;If all life's flowers were fully blownWithout ...

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I’M Growing Old by Anonymous Americas

I’M Growing Old by Anonymous Americas

I’M growing old — ‘t is surely so;And yet how short it seemsSince I was but a sportive child,Enjoying childish dreams!I cannot see the change that comesWith such an even pace;I ...

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If We Knew by Anonymous Americas

If We Knew by Anonymous Americas

If we knew when friends around usClosely press to say goodbyeWhich among the lips that kiss usFirst would 'neath the daisies lieWe would clasp our arms around themLooking on them ...

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If All The World Were Paper by Anonymous Americas

If All The World Were Paper by Anonymous Americas

"If all the world were paper And all the sea were ink, If all the trees were bread and cheese What would we do for drink?If all the world were sand O, Oh then what should we lack ...

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