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Famous Poems from Bygone Days

Author: Martin Gardner
Publisher: Newburyport : Dover Publications, 2013.
Series: Dover books on literature and drama Famous poems from bygone days
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over 80 poems from the 19th and early 20th centuries, from Hugh Antoine d'Arcy's ""The Face on the Barroom Floor"" to Phila Henrietta Chase's ""Nobody's Child, "" rich in rhythm and rhyme, filled with feelings and stories about love and war, ships and the sea, farms and family, life and death, heaven and hell. Introduction. Brief biographies of each poet. Alphabetical indexes of titles and first lines.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gardner
ISBN: 0486148564 9780486148564 1306358957 9781306358958
OCLC Number: 1162361262
Language Note: English.
Notes: A Kiss in the Rain
Description: 1 online resource (392 pages)
Contents: DOVER BOOKS ON LITERATURE AND DRAMA; Title Page; Copyright Page; A Verseman's Apology; Table of Contents; INTRODUCTION; JOHN QUINCY ADAMS --
(1767-1848); The Wants of Man; THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH --
(1836-1907); Memory; ANONYMOUS; The Hell-Bound Train; Twenty Years Ago; Guilty or Not Guilty; When Mamma Was a Little Girl; MABEL DOW (NORTHAM) BRINE --
(1816-1913); Somebody's Mother; THOMAS EDWARD BROWN --
(1830-1897); My Garden; My Garden (by J.A. Lindon); ROBERT BROWNING --
(1812-1889); Prospice; JOHN WILLIAM BURGON --
(1813-1888); Petra (excerpt); JOHN BURROUGHS --
(1837-1921); Waiting WILLIAM ALLEN BUTLER --
(1825-1902)Nothing to Wear --
An Episode of City Life; WILLIAM McKENDREE CARLETON --
(1845-1912); Over the Hill to the Poor-House; Over the Hill from the Poor-House; JULIA A. (FLETCHER) CARNEY --
(1823-1908); Little Things; Think Gently of the Erring; WILLIAM HERBERT CARRUTH --
(1859-1924); Each in His Own Tongue; PHILA HENRIETTA CASE --
(?-?); Nobody's Child; RUTH CHESTERFIELD --
(?-?); The Grumbling Old Woman; LYDIA MARIA (FRANCIS) CHILD --
(1802-1880); Thanksgiving Day; SARAH NORCLIFFE CLEGHORN --
(1876-1959); The Golf Links; EDMUND VANCE COOKE --
(1866-1932) How Did You Die?HUGH ANTOINE D'ARCY --
(1843-1925); The Face on the Barroom Floor; MARIE RAVENAL DE LA COSTE --
(?-?); Somebody's Darling; SARAH DOUDNEY --
(1843-1926); The Lesson of the Water-Mill; THOMAS DUNN ENGLISH --
(1819-1902); Ben Bolt; Ben Bolt's Reply (Anonymous); Ben Bolt's Grave (Anonymous); JAMES THOMAS FIELDS --
(1817-1881); The Owl-Critic; FRANCIS MILES FINCH --
(1827-1907); The Blue and the Gray; The Blue and the Gray (Anonymous); The Blue and the Gray (Anonymous); WILLIAM WESCOTT FINK --
(1844-?); Leadville Jim; HARRIET A. GLAZEBROOK --
(?-?) Lips That Touch Liquor Shall Never Touch MineLips That Touch Liquor Must Never Touch Mine (by George W. Young); HOMER GREENE --
(1853-1940); What My Lover Said; BRET HARTE --
(1839-1902); Plain Language from Truthful James; Ah Sin's Reply (Anonymous); Her Letter; His Answer (Reported by Truthful James); Her Last Letter; JOHN (MILTON) HAY --
(1838-1905); Jim Bludso of the Prairie Belle; The Stirrup-Cup; J. MILTON HAYES --
(?-?); The Green Eye of the Little Yellow God; GEORGE HOEY --
(?-?); Asleep at the Switch; OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES --
(1809-1894); The Chambered Nautilus; THOMAS HOOD --
(1799-1845) I Remember, I RememberMARY (BOTHAM) HOWITT --
(1799-1888); The Spider and the Fly; LEIGH HUNT --
(1784-1859); The Glove and the Lions; COATES KINNEY --
(1826-1904); Rain on the Roof; WILLIAM KNOX --
(1789-1825); Oh! Why Should the Spirit of Mortal Be Proud?; HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW --
(1807-1882); The Old Clock on the Stairs; The Rainy Day; JOHN LUCKEY McCREERY --
(1835-1906); There Is No Death; There Is No Death [Revised version]; JOHN BOYLE O'REILLY --
(1844-1890); The Cry of the Dreamer; EDWARD E. ("TED") PARAMORE, JR. --
(1895-1956); The Ballad of Yukon Jake; SAMUEL MINTURN PECK --
(1854-1938)
Series Title: Dover books on literature and drama Famous poems from bygone days

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Over 80 poems from the 19th and early 20th centuries, from Hugh Antoine d'Arcy's ""The Face on the Barroom Floor"" to Phila Henrietta Chase's ""Nobody's Child, "" rich in rhythm and rhyme, filled with feelings and stories about love and war, ships and the sea, farms and family, life and death, heaven and hell. Introduction. Brief biographies of each poet. Alphabetical indexes of titles and first lines.

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