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Keyword: coppee
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AFTER THE WAR, by FRANCOIS COPPEE    Poem Text            
First Line: Spruce officer! Upon my word
Last Line: And let us shout hurrah for france.


BUDDHA'S SWALLOW, by FRANCOIS COPPEE    Poem Text            
First Line: When his new gospel had consoled mankind
Last Line: In one deep sob to weep a swallow's death.
Subject(s): Buddhism; Swallows; Buddha; Buddhists


CHAUVINISM, by FRANCOIS COPPEE    Poem Text            
First Line: I admit it. I cannot enter
Last Line: "the neighbor's wife, or your mamma?"
Subject(s): France; Poetry & Poets


IN THE STREET, by FRANCOIS COPPEE    Poem Text            
First Line: The two little girls were dressed in black
Last Line: "held the little one's nose, and said: ""blow!"
Subject(s): Girls; Mothers


INNOCENCE, by FRANCOIS COPPEE    Poem Text            
First Line: Puny as a breath, a soul
Last Line: The days a man must die.
Subject(s): Innocence


PROMENADES AND INTERIORS, SELECTION, by FRANCOIS COPPEE    Poem Text            
First Line: I am writing near the lamp. It's fine weather. Pleasant stillness
Last Line: Mother, blessèd among all women may you be!
Subject(s): Cold; Memory; October; Weather; Writing & Writers


PURGATORY, by FRANCOIS COPPEE    Poem Text            
First Line: I dreamed that I was dead
Last Line: "and live again—and she not love you!"
Subject(s): Purgatory


THE HOROSCOPE, by FRANCOIS COPPEE    Poem Text            
First Line: Two sisters there, whose arms were interlaced
Last Line: "yes."" ""that is bliss enough for me to know."
Subject(s): Fortune Tellers; Future; Love - Unrequited; Palmistry


THE OLD SHOE, by FRANCOIS COPPEE    Poem Text            
First Line: Twas on a bright, warm afternoon in may
Last Line: In the old shoe shall growth of flowers be seen.


THE RUINED HEART, by FRANCOIS COPPEE    Poem Text            
First Line: My heart was as a roman palace fair
Last Line: An humble hut from ruins of my pride.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Love; Rome, Italy; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens


THE STRIKE OF THE SMITHS, by FRANCOIS COPPEE    Poem Text            
First Line: Messieurs les juges! My story shall be brief
Last Line: And if you send me to the scaffold—thanks!
Subject(s): Labor & Laborers; Labor Unions; Strikes; Work; Workers; Labor Disputes; Lockouts