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Rated 0 points - posted 10 years ago by danielleblasko in category Other.
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"Carving," by Leny Roovers Report Abuse
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"A Ballade of Theatricals" by G.K. Chesterton Report Abuse
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"The Ballad of Dead Ladies" by Francois Villon Report Abuse
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"Where's Heloise, the learned nun,/ For whose sake Abeillard, I ween,/ Lost manhood and put priesthood on?/ (From Love he won such dule and teen!)".
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"The Ballad of the Hanged Man" by Francois Villon Report Abuse
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"Rain has washed us, laundered us,/ and the sun has dried us black./ Worse--ravens plucked our eyes hollow/ and picked our beards and brows."
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"The Southern Road" by Dudley Randall Report Abuse
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"There the black river, boundary to hell,/ And here the iron bridge, the ancient car,/ And grim conductor, who with surly yell/ Forbids white soldiers where the black ones are."
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A Ballade of Suicide by G.K. Chesterton Report Abuse
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"The gallows in my garden, people say,/ Is new and neat and adequately tall./ I tie the noose on in a knowing way/ As one that knots his necktie for a ball... The strangest whim has seized me... After all/ I think I will not hang myself today."
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"Ballad Makers" by Algernon Charles Swinburne Report Abuse
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"But from thy feet now death has washed the mire,/ Love reads out first at head of all our quire,/ Villon, our sad bad glad mad brother's name."
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"Ballade of Dreams" by Rose E. Macaulay Report Abuse
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"Ballade [The goat scratches so much it can't sleep]," by Francois Villon Report Abuse
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"Ballade [I die of thirst beside the fountain]," by Francois Villon Report Abuse
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"Tree" by Allen Taylor Report Abuse
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"The Dance of Death" by Austin Dobson Report Abuse
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"Ballade of a Ship" by Edwin Arlington Robinson Report Abuse
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"Ballade of Good Counsel" by Geoffrey Chaucer Report Abuse
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"A Ballade of the Scottysshe Kynge by John Skelton Report Abuse
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