Category Archives: Poems

The Field Mouse

Snippets 99.  In the previous Snippet we looked at a quote from Richard Le Gallienne’s Travels in England. The book is dedicated to William Sharp, with the following poem: Will, you have travelled far and wide On many a foreign … Continue reading

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Heigh-O! For the Christmas-Tide (Christmas History 13)

Heigh-O! For the Christmas-Tide is an illustrated children’s poetry book, written by Annie C. McQueen, and published in 1887.  She wrote several poems for children, generally centred around events such as Christmas, Easter and birthdays, published by Hard & Parsons.  … Continue reading

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Drunken Barnaby (Snippets 32)

Some time during the early 17th Century, poet Richard Braithwait wrote Drunken Barnaby’s Four Journeys to the North of England, in Latin poetry.  The original edition is undated but the frontispiece by William Marshall  dates the book to probably somewhere … Continue reading

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