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Famous For Ever And A Day Poems by Famous Poets

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by Browning, Robert
...n had a dream 
(Work it up in your next month's article) 
Of man's poor spirit in its progress, still 
Losing true life for ever and a day 
Through ever trying to be and ever being-- 
In the evolution of successive spheres-- 
Before its actual sphere and place of life, 
Halfway into the next, which having reached, 
It shoots with corresponding foolery 

Halfway into the next still, on and off! 
As when a traveller, bound from North to South, 
Scouts fur in Russia: what's its...Read More

by Tolkien, J R R
...wn you bare aloft!
O rowan dead, upon your head your haif is dry and grey;
Your crown is spilled, your voice is stilled for ever and a day.
O Orofarne, Lassemista, Carnimirie!...Read More

by Paterson, Andrew Barton
"John Long" and "William Short". 

While such as "Tarpot", "Bullock Dray", 
And "Tommy Wait-a-While", 
Became, for ever and a day, 
"Scot", "Dickens", and "Carlyle". 

And twelve good sable men and true 
Were soon engaged upon 
The conflagration that o'erthrew 
The home of John A. John. 

Their verdict, "Burnt by act of Fate", 
They scarcely had returned 
When, just behind the magistrate, 
Another humpy burned! 

The jury sat again and drew 
Another stick...Read More

by Butler, Samuel
Come what come might, she should have had her way;
But yielding once were yielding twice, and then
I had been hers for ever and a day.
Or had she only been content to crave
A marriage of true minds, her wish was granted;
My mind was hers, I was her willing slave
In all things else except the one she wanted:
And here, alas! at any rate to me
She was an all too, too impossible she. ...Read More

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