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Tag Archives: poems
On 2 January 1882 Edward Lear wrote in his diary that he “took a Gibbon’s Rise & Fall up to Mrs. Welfords” and then at the bottom of the page added a limerick obviously inspired by this event: the poem … Continue reading
Carolyn Wells often contributed to the children’s sections of newspapers in the first decade of the XX century. One of the weirdest of these contributions was no doubt Adventures of Lovely Lilly, which ran in the Sunday New York Herald from December 1906 … Continue reading
If I should write a sentiment, The best I could invent, ‘Twould not be worth a dime, I fear — That is — a cent, I ment. Peter Newell Peter Newell, Autograph Poem Signed, “Peter Newell,” one page, March 15, … Continue reading
Peter Newell, “The Educated Love Bird.” The Metropolitan Magazine, vol. XXII no. 6, September 1905, p. 715.
Carolyn Wells, “The Troubled Whale.” Illustrated by J.M. Condé. The Metropolitan Magazine, vol. XXII no. 5, August 1905, p. 545.
Carolyn Wells, “The Proud Eel.” Illustrated by J.M. Condé. The Metropolitan Magazine, vol. XXII no. 4, July 1905, p. 512.
Peter Newell, “The Wolf and the Lamb.” The Metropolitan Magazine, vol. XXII no. 4, July 1905, p. 435.