The Mouse’s Petition By Anna Laetitia Barbauld

Invictus BY WILLIAM ERNEST HENLEY Oh, hear a pensive captive’s prayer,For liberty that sighs,And never let thine heart be shutAgainst the prisoner’s cries! For here forlorn and sad I sit,Within the wiry grate,And tremble at the approaching mornWhich brings impending fate. If e’er thy breast with freedom glowed,And spurned a tyrant’s chain,Let not thy strong […]