Victorian Parlour Poetry: An Annotated Anthology
Features 117 gems by Longfellow, James Whitcomb Riley, Tennyson, Browning, John Greenleaf Whittier and dozens of lesser-known poets. Many poems difficult to find elsewhere. Includes "The Village Blacksmith," "Curfew Must Not Ring Tonight," "The Wreck of the Hesperus," "The Lips That Touch Liquor Shall Never Touch Mine," more. Preface. Index of poets, titles and first lines.
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