Literature Quiz / Iambic Pentameters

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Can you name the authors of these iambic pentameters?

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Who first seduced them to that foul revolt?
Away! away! for I will fly to thee
The noise of battle hurtled in the air
Roderick, my poor, unhappy, sinful child
For by my glee might many men have laughed
Was this the face that launched a thousand ships
My hasting days fly on with full career
Her hero slain upon the beach of Troy?
Who shall absolve the foulness of their fate?
She vow'd she never would see Juan more
The curfew tolls the knell of parting day
Come, Abelard! For what hast thou to dread?
Some by old words to fame have made pretence
If I should die, think only this of me
He makes no friends who never made a foe
'Tis not so sweet now as it was before.
Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!
From that day forth Duessa was his deare

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