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THE STORY OF THE MAGIC HORSE

A story from Arabian Nights In the land of the Persians there lived in ancient times a King who had three daughters and an only son of such beauty that they drew the eyes of all beholders like moonrise in a clear heaven. Now it was the custom in...

The Sacred Trees and plants of India

India is a country of different religions and different cultural beliefs. There are various customs and beliefs that are still followed by different religions. In Indian culture, plants have special mentions in religions and certain trees are...

The 20 Greatest Epic Of All Time YOU MUST READ

This article is intended for an introduction to the study of the epics.  The epic originated among tribes of barbarians, who deified departed heroes and recited legends in praise of their deeds. As the hymn developed, the chorus and strophe were...

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THE SWALLOW

POEMS BY CHRISTINA ROSSETTI

Fly away, fly away over the sea,
Sun-loving swallow, for summer is done;

Come again, come again, come back to me,
Bringing the summer and bringing the sun.

CORAL

POEMS BY CHRISTINA ROSSETTI “O sailor, come ashore. What have you brought for me?” “Red coral, white coral, Coral from the sea. “I did not dig it from the ground Nor pluck it from a tree; Feeble...

WRENS AND ROBINS

POEMS BY CHRISTINA ROSSETTI

Wrens and robins in the hedge,
Wrens and robins here and there;
Building, perching, pecking, fluttering,
Everywhere!
 

BOATS SAIL ON THE RIVERS

POEMS BY CHRISTINA ROSSETTI Boats sail on the rivers, And ships sail on the seas; But clouds that sail across the sky Are prettier far than these. There are bridges on the rivers, As pretty as you please; But the bow...

FERRY ME ACROSS THE WATER

POEMS BY CHRISTINA ROSSETTI “Ferry me across the water, Do, boatman, do.” “If you’ve a penny in your purse, I’ll ferry you.” “I have a penny in my purse, And my eyes are blue;...

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