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Hearts and Hands by O. Henry

Hearts and Hands A short story by O. Henry At Denver there was an influx of passengers into the coaches on the eastbound B & M express. In one coach there sat a very pretty young woman dressed in elegant … Continue reading

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Casey at the Bat by Ernest Thayer

Casey at the Bat A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888 by Ernest Thayer The outlook wasn’t brilliant for the Mudville Nine that day; the score stood four to two, with but one inning more to play. … Continue reading

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To Winter by William Blake

To Winter by William Blake (1757 – 1827) O Winter! bar thine adamantine doors: The north is thine; there hast thou built thy dark Deep-founded habitation. Shake not thy roofs Nor bend thy pillars with thine iron car. He hears … Continue reading

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The Seven Ages of Man

  “All the World’s a Stage:” the Seven Ages of Man monologue from As You Like It by William Shakespeare All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances, … Continue reading

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The Wind and the Moon by George MacDonald

The Wind and the Moon George MacDonald Said the Wind to the Moon, “I will blow you out; You stare In the air Like a ghost in a chair, Always looking what I am about — I hate to be … Continue reading

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O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman

O Captain! my Captain! (For the death of Lincoln.) by Walt Whitman O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done! The ship has weathered every wrack, the prize we sought is won. The port is near, the bells I … Continue reading

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