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Famous Kind Soul Poems by Famous Poets

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by Arnold, Matthew
...ds of greedy heirs be free;
For these besiege the latest breath
Of fortune's favoured sons, not me.

I ask not each kind soul to keep
Tearless, when of my death he hears;
Let those who will, if any, weep!
There are worse plagues on earth than tears.

I ask but that my death may find
The freedom to my life denied;
Ask but the folly of mankind,
Then, at last, to quit my side.

Spare me the whispering, crowded room,
The friends who come, and gape, and go;
The ceremon...Read more of this...

by von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang
...'ry maiden sighs to win man's love;
Why, alas! should bitter pain arise

From the noblest passion that we prove?

Thou, kind soul, bewailest, lov'st him well,

From disgrace his memory's saved by thee;
Lo, his spirit signs from out its cell:


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by McGonagall, William Topaz
...Mr. Smiggs was a gentleman,
And he lived in London town;
His wife she was a good kind soul,
And seldom known to frown. 

'Twas on Christmas eve,
And Smiggs and his wife lay cosy in bed,
When the thought of buying a goose
Came into his head. 

So the next morning,
Just as the sun rose,
He jump'd out of bed,
And he donn'd his clothes, 

Saying, "Peggy, my dear.
You need not frown,
For I'll buy you the best goose
In all London t...Read more of this...

by McGonagall, William Topaz
...hereby proclaim that such a man
Is an honour to Dundee: 

Because he is always working
For the poor people's good.
Kind soul, trying hard
To procure for them clothing and food 

Success to him and his family.
And may God them defend:
Why? fellow citizens of Dundee,
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