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Browse our Instagram!The 7th stanza of Irish poet John Boyle O'Reilly's "The Exile of the Gael," written in 1887, and O'Reilly's calling card, from the Boston College collection of John Boyle O'Reilly.We are enjoying the details in this cover decoration of American writer Alice Cary's "A Lover's Diary," published in 1868. Cary (1820-1871) and her sister Phoebe (1824-1871) were both well-known poets.G is for Garden, from "A Poet's Alphabet" by Welsh writer W.H. Davies (1871-1940). Davies was also the author of "The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp."The cover of London Lyrics by English poet Frederick Locker-Lampson, published in NY in 1891.
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Daily Archives: October 25, 2010
In keeping with the spirit of our hands-on Edward Gorey-Graham Greene Exhibit and to continue our spooky Halloween theme, I’d like to introduce you to this book: Cautionary Tales for Children: Designed for the Admonition of Children between the Ages … Continue reading