Regular Posts Tagged ‘1899’
21st Jul 2014Posted in: The Confederation Poets 0

[blank page] MILESTONES  A Collection of Verses BY [handwritten: Mrs.] FRANCES BANNERMAN LONDON GRANT RICHARDS 9 HENRIETTE STREET 1899 [unnumbered page] Edinburgh: T. and A. CONSTABLE, Printers to Her Majesty [unnumbered page]  DEDICATION All, all was yours; no word or thought Of best endeavour or of daily things, But had in you its deep and […]

22nd Apr 2014Posted in: The Confederation Poets 0

[blank page] PEN SYMPHONIES —BY— MAUDE E. BAKER. HALIFAX, N. S. HALIFAX, N. S. : T.C. ALLEN & CO., [unnumbered page] [blank page] Go! little book and on your errand speed, In gentle tones straight to the hearts I love, Then * * * * * * If scanned by strangers’ eyes forbearance plead; A […]

27th Mar 2014Posted in: Others, The Confederation Poets 0

AUTHOR’S PREFACE.  It is with grateful pleasure that I send out this the fourth edition of my poems, comprising in all SEVEN THOUSAND COPIES. I cannot complain, as some others have done, that Canada lacks appreciation of her writers, for I have had proofs, verbal and written, that many warm friends are mine in Canada, […]

28th Feb 2014Posted in: Edwardian and Georgian Canadian Poets 0

THE DESERTED CITY Stray Sonnets written by F.S. and Rescued for the Few who love them by H.D. Privately Printed MDCCCXCIX [unnumbered page] [blank page] THE DESERTED CITY THE HOUSE OF NIGHT THOUGH all the light were lifted from the land, And a great darkness lay upon the sea; Though, groping each for some not-careless […]

28th Feb 2014Posted in: Edwardian and Georgian Canadian Poets 0

[3 blank pages] A GARLAND OF SONNETS [unnumbered page] [blank page] A GARLAND OF SONNETS BY CRAVEN LANGSTROTH BETTS In Praise of the Poets INGOMAR—Of what use are garlands? PARTHENIA—Their use is to be fair. Imprinted for and Published by M.F. MANSFIELD AND A. WESSELS, at 1135 Broadway, New York ANNO                DOMINI,              MDCCCXCIX. [unnumbered page] […]

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