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Francois Villon, some poetry and notes

From:  The poems of Francois Villon   (Translations) by Edward F Chaney. This book was a private printing (1940) on behalf of the author and sold by B H Blackwell, Oxford.  (Chaney was Head Master of Manchester Central High School at … Continue reading

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Algernon Charles Swinburne: Selections from Poetical Works

Selections from the Poetical Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne Pub. Chatto & Windus, 3rd edition, 1889 1837 -1909 Well, this is no review of the book, more brief comment on the poetry it contains, this particular book being 125 years … Continue reading

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Three Poems by Algernon Charles Swinburne

A Ballad Of François Villon, Prince Of All Ballad-Makers Bird of the bitter bright grey golden morn Scarce risen upon the dusk of dolorous years, First of us all and sweetest singer born Whose far shrill note the world of … Continue reading

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