Who is Ada Cambridge

Ada Cambridge (21 November 1844 – 19 July 1926), later known as Ada Cross, was an English-born Australian writer. She wrote more than 25 works of fiction, three volumes of poetry and two autobiographical works. Many of her novels were serialised in Australian newspapers but never published in book form. While she was known to friends and family by her married name, Ada Cross, her newspaper readers knew her as A.C.. She later reverted to her maiden name, Ada Cambridge, and that is how she is known today.

Life Ada was born at St Germans, Norfolk, the second child of Thomasine and Henry Cambridge, a gentleman farmer. She was educated by governesses, an experience she abhorred. She wrote in a book of reminiscences: "I can truthfully affirm that I never learne...
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Ada Cambridge Poems

  • The Future Verdict
    How will our unborn children scoff at us
    In the good years to come,
    The happier ears to come,
    Because, like driven sheep, we yielded thus, ...
  • Fashion
    See those resplendent creatures, as they glide
    O'er scarlet carpet, between footmen tall,
    From sumptuous carriage to effulgent hall -
    A dazzling vision in their pomp and pride! ...
  • The Old Manor House
    AN old house, crumbling half away, all barnacled and lichen-grown,
    Of saddest, mellowest, softest grey,â??with a grand history of its ownâ??
    Grand with the work and strife and tears of more than half a thousand years.
  • Recollection
    Awawe-worn boulder, with green sea-moss wrapping
    A silken mantle o'er its jagged sides;
    And silvery, seething waters softly lapping
    Through gulfs and channels hollow'd by the tides: ...
  • The Legend Of Lady Gertrude
    Fallen the lofty halls, where vassal crowds
    Drank in the dawn of Gertrude's natal day.
    The dungeon roof an Alpine snow-wreath shrouds, ...
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Life 70 I Love You 63 Love 63 Light 55 Night 50 Heart 49 Sweet 45 World 45 Soul 43 Face 43

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Lay his sword by his side -- it hath served him too well
Not to rest near his pillow below;
To the last moment true, from his hand ere it fell,
Its point was still turn'd to a flying foe.
Fellow-labourers in life, let them slumber in death,
Side by side, as becomes the reposing brave --
That sword which he loved still unbroke in its sheath,
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