Famous Poems from Bygone Days
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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When I saw this book, I had to ask myself whether I would have bought it had it been by someone other than Martin Gardner? And would it be a better book if someone else had written it? Interesting ... Læs hele anmeldelsen
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