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O fan of white silk, clear as frost on the grass-blade, You also are laid aside. 'Fan-Piece, For Her Imperial Lord' ..
…..Hermits upon Mount Meru or Everest, Caverned in night under the drifted snow, Or where that snow and winter's dread..
This day is call'd the feast of Crispian. He that outlives this day, and comes safe home, Will stand a tip-toe when th..
‘Throughout recorded history it has taken very little persuasion to get English people to make a bonfire..’ ‘A Dictiona..
'.....On the hub of a burning wheel, you read a twinkling, sidereal calendar. Each keyhole of light has decreed that we..
We may live without poetry, music and art; We may live without conscience and live without heart; We may live without ..
Lully, lullay, Thou little tiny Child, Bye, bye, lully, lullay. Lullay, thou little tiny Child, Bye, bye, lully, lull..
Your veil of the saffron colour makes my eyes drunk. The jasmine wreath you wove me thrills to my heart like praise. ..
‘Twenty ninth of May Royal Oak Day If you don’t give us a holiday We’ll all run away’ Children’s Rhyme c1860 Royal ..
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I thought Shrove Tuesday was just about pancakes – a way of eating up leftovers before the start of the Lenten fast. How..
'Nothing I cared for, in the lamb white days, that time would take me Up to the swallow thronged loft by the shadow of m..
..Narrow nightwatch nigh the ships head While tossed close to cliffs. Coldly afflicted, My feet were by frost benumbed..
'Oh frabjous day! Callooh Callay! He chortled in his joy...' From: 'Jabberwocky' by Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) Well som..
'If onny o’ you husbands your good wives do bang Let em cum to uz and we’ll ride em the stang' Yorkshire Riding Song (..
‘When midsummer comes, with bavens and bromes they do bonefires make, and swiftly then, the young men runne leapinge ov..
'Old Slush at the door of his galley and Chips with his chest The barefooted man at the wheel in his trousers and vest ..
Love will expire - the gay, the happy dreamWill turn to scorn, indiff'rence, or esteem:Some favour'd pairs, in this exch..
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