Who is Dollie Radford

Caroline Maitland (1858–1920) was an English poet and writer. She worked under the name "Dollie Radford" after she married Ernest Radford.


Maitland was born in 1858 and in 1880 she met her future husband in the British Museum Reading Room and they continued to meet at Karl Marx's house. She married Ernest Radford in 1883, and wrote as Dollie Radford. They had three children, one being the doctor and writer Maitland Radford. Her grandchildren include the town and park planner Ann MacEwen.Her friends included her sister in law Ada Wallas and the socialist Eleanor Marx, whom she knew through a Shakespeare reading group attended by Karl Marx, and Amy Levy. Her papers are housed at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library at UCLA and at the British Library. Ma...
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Dollie Radford Poems

  • December
    No gardener need go far to find
    The Christmas rose,
    The fairest of the flowers that mark
    The sweet Year's close:...
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Beautiful 1 Christmas 1 Love 1 Rose 1 Tree 1 Winter 1 Work 1 I Love You 1 Sweet 1 Door 1

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Jakujin: the promised epoch, like a star, shines very bright and very far, but nothing shall its lustre mar, though distant yet. if i, in vain, must sit and wait, to realize our future state, i shall not be disconsolate, my cigarette! --dollie radford
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Kairpra: 'spring time' by dollie radford. in the distant woods are blowing tender buds and blossoms sweet, fragrant leaves and grasses glowing from the touch of fairy feet. in the woods a spirit singing stays and touches every tree, and to loving branches clinging flowers open tremblingly
Lost_visions: “are you happy lucy on the ground? shall i sit beside you, and around spread my playthings old & new quite close to you?” radford, dollie. songs for somebody. pictured by g. m. b[radley] 1893
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Le Vampire
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Toi qui, comme un coup de couteau,
Dans mon coeur plaintif es entrée;
Toi qui, forte comme un troupeau
De démons, vins, folle et parée,

De mon esprit humilié
Faire ton lit et ton domaine;
-Infâme à qui je suis lié

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