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Ballade de la vie joyeuse by Max Beerbohm
From: Rhymes and Parodies
Puibl: Heinemann

i carry your heart by ee cummings
From: Complete Poems
Publ: Liveright

Joys of the World by Christophe Plantin

Maude Clare by Christina Rossetti
From: Everyman’s Book of Victorian Verse

Cats are Otherwise by Katherine Pierpoint
From: Truffle Beds
Publ: faber

here’s a little mouse by ee cummings
From: Complete Poems
Publ: Liveright

A Tragic Tale by William Makepeace Thackeray
From: The Home Book of Verse
Publ: Holt

Ballad of the Army Carts by Tu Fu, translated by David Hawkes
From: A Little Primer of Tu Fu
Publ: Oxford

The Many Faces of Jazz by Billy Collins
From: Taking off Emily Dickinson’s Clothes
Publ: Picador

Song by Edwin Muir
From: Collected Poems
Publ: Faber

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