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PALGRAVES GOLDEN TREASURY With Additional Poems 1943


PALGRAVES GOLDEN TREASURY With Additional Poems 1943

OXFORD University Press – THE WORLD’S CLASSICS – CXXXIII 133 – THE GOLDEN TREASURY Of The Best Songs and Lyrical Poems In The English Language – Selected and arranged by Francis Turner Palgrave

With Additional Poems

Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press London

Printed in Great Britain

Francis Turner Palgrave – Born Great Yarmouth, September 28, 1824 – Died, South Kensington, October 24, 1897.

First Published 1861.

Reprinted 1943

587 pages

Blue cloth hardback book with faded gilt lettering on spine – pressed insignia on the front.

Condition: tired shelf knocked corners bumped. Additional fountain ink odes inside cover and ownership name. One small tear within the preface pages, repaired.

Dimensions: 15 x 9.5 x 2 cm

Included in book was an A4 paper with the following poem (RETURNED TO THE CLIENT):

We Are Seven

I met a little cottage girl,

She was eight years old, she said.

Her hair was thick with many a curl

That clustered round her head.

‘Sisters and brothers, little maid,

How many may you be?’

‘How many? Seven in all,’ she said,

And, wondering, looked at me.

‘And where are they, I pray you tell.’

She answered, ‘Seven are we,

And two of us at Conway dwell,

And two are gone to sea.’

‘Two of us in the churchyard lie,

My sister and my brother,

And, in the churchyard cottage, I

Dwell near them with my mother.’


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