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  • A little learning is a dangerous thing ( from a poem by Alexander Pope ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • A narrow fellow in the grass ( from a poem by Emily Dickinson )
  • A thing of beauty is a joy forever ( from a poem by Keats ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • And miles to go before I sleep ( from a poem by Robert Frost )
  • Barnyard language
  • Beauty is truth, truth beauty; that is all ( from a poem by Keats )
  • Because I could not stop for death he kindly stopped for me ( from a poem by Dickinson )
  • Body language
  • Busy old fool, unruly sun ( from a poem by John Donne )
  • But at my back I always hear ( from a poem by Marvell )
  • Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker ( from a poem by Nash )
  • Chapter and verse
  • Character driven fiction
  • Charge of the Light Brigade ( British cavalry charge against Russian army in the Crimean War and title of a poem by Tennyson )
  • Come Into The Garden Maud ( Tennyson poem and Victorian song )
  • Do not go gentle into that good night ( from a poem by Dylan Thomas )
  • Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes ( Ben Jonson poem and Victorian song )
  • Fact not fiction
  • Foul language
  • Full fathom five thy father lies ( from The Tempest by Shakespeare )
  • Hope springs eternal in the human breast ( from a poem by Alexander Pope )
  • How do I love thee? Let me count the ways ( from a poem by Browning )
  • Human kind cannot bear very much reality ( from a poem by Eliot )
  • I am the master of my fate ( from a poem by Henley )
  • I grow old, I grow old, I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled ( from a poem by Eliot )
  • I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree, Kilmer )
  • I wandered lonely as a cloud ( from a poem by Wordsworth )
  • If music be the food of love, play on ( from Twelth Night by Shakespeare )
  • If you can keep your head when all about you ( from a poem by Kipling )
  • In Flanders fields the poppies blow ( from a poem by McCrae )
  • In Xanadu did Kubla Khan ( from a poem by Coleridge )
  • Joined up writing
  • Language barrier
  • Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair ( from a poem by Shelley )
  • Mind your language
  • My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun ( from a poem by Shakespeare )
  • Not with a bang but a whimper ( from a poem by Eliot )
  • O Romeo, Romeo; wherefore art thou Romeo ( from the play by Shakespeare )
  • Poetry In Motion ( Johnny Tillotson song )
  • Pulp Fiction ( Quentin Tarantino movie )
  • Put in writing
  • Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness ( from a poem by Keats )
  • Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? ( from a poem by Shakespeare )
  • Speak the same language
  • Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone ( from a poem by Auden )
  • Stranger than fiction
  • The Poet ( Nickname of Etan Thomas )
  • The Road Not Taken ( Robert Frost poem )
  • The child is father of the man ( from a poem by Wordsworth )
  • The lady doth protest too much, methinks ( from Hamlet by Shakespeare )
  • The mind is its own place, and in itself, can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n ( from a poem by Milton )
  • The moving finger writes; and, having writ, moves on ( from a poem by Fitzgerald )
  • The old lie: Dulce et Decorum Est ( from a poem by Owen )
  • The proper study of mankind is man ( from a poem by Alexander Pope )
  • The quality of mercy is not strained ( from The Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare )
  • The time has come, the Walrus said, to talk of many things, Carroll )
  • The writing is on the wall
  • They also serve who only stand and wait ( from a poem by Milton )
  • Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold ( from a poem by Yeats )
  • Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all ( from a poem by Tennyson )
  • To be or not to be: that is the question ( from a Hamlet by Shakespeare )
  • To err is human; to forgive, divine ( from a poem by Alexander Pope )
  • To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield ( from a poem by Tennyson )
  • Tread softly because you tread on my dreams ( from a poem by Yeats )
  • Truth is stranger than fiction
  • Watch your language
  • We few, we happy few, we band of brothers ( from Henry V by Shakespeare )
  • What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare ( from a poem by Davies )
  • When I am an old woman I shall wear purple ( from a poem by Joseph )
  • When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes ( from a sonnet by Shakespeare )

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