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"The Tale of Custard the Dragon" by Ogden Nash.
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"Musée des Beaux Arts" by W.H. Auden.
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"The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost.
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"I'll Tell You How the Sun Rose" by Emily Dickinson.
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"Sound of the Sea" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
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"She Walks in Beauty" by Lord Byron.
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"The Fall of Icarus" by Breugel, the Elder, is displayed at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Brussels.

"Road at Chantilly" by Paul Cézanne is located at the National Gallery, London.

"St. George and the Dragon" by Raphael is located at the National Gallery of Art, Washington.

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