Who is Mary Elizabeth Coleridge



Mary Elizabeth Coleridge Mary Elizabeth Coleridge (23 September 1861 – 25 August 1907) was a British novelist and poet who also wrote essays and reviews. She taught at the London Working Women's College for twelve years from 1895 to 1907. She wrote poetry under the pseudonym Anodos, taken from George MacDonald; other influences on her were Richard Watson Dixon and Christina Rossetti. Robert Bridges, the Poet Laureate, described her poems as 'wo...
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Mary Elizabeth Coleridge Poems

  • Chillingham
    I
    Through the sunny garden
    The humming bees are still;
    The fir climbs the heather, ...
  • The Deserted House
    There's no smoke in the chimney,
    And the rain beats on the floor;
    There's no glass in the window,
    There's no wood in the door; ...
  • The Train
    A green eye-and a red-in the dark.
    Thunder-smoke-and a spark.

    It is there-it is here-flashed by. ...
  • Unwelcome
    |WE were young, we were merry, we were very very wise,
    And the door stood open at our feast,
    When there passed us a woman with the West in her eyes,
    And a man with his back to the East. ...
  • Vale` - Egypt's Might Is Tumbled Down
    Egypt's might is tumbled down
    Down a-down the deeps of though;
    Greece is fallen and Troy town,
    Glorious Rome hath lost her crown, ...
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Top 10 most used topics by Mary Elizabeth Coleridge

Never 10 Heart 8 Love 8 I Love You 8 Earth 7 Long 6 White 5 Away 5 True 5 World 4


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  • Gsignoret: i saw a stable, low and very bare by mary elizabeth coleridge i saw a stable, low and very bare, a little child in a manger. the oxen knew him, had him in their care, to men he was a stranger. the safety of the world was lying there, and the world's danger.
  • Arielpoets: her lips were open ⎼⎼ not a sound came through the parted lines of red. whatever it was, the hideous wound in silence and in secret bled. no sigh relieved her speechless woe, she had no voice to speak her dread. —mary elizabeth coleridge
  • Ngireland: the picture was printed and hand-coloured by artists at the cuala press in 1910 and sold as a popular christmas card, featuring poetry by the british novelist mary elizabeth coleridge. image: beatrice elvery (1883-1970), the child jesus and virgin mary.
  • Poetrybyheart: 'the cutting wind is a cruel foe. i dare not stand in the blast. my hands are stone, and my voice a groan...' mary elizabeth coleridge's wintry 'the witch' is our poem of the week!
  • Dmit131: poem of the day 2 november 2021 - marriage by mary elizabeth coleridge no more alone sleeping, no more alone waking, thy dreams divided, thy prayers in twain; thy merry sisters tonight forsaking, never shall we see, maiden, again. never shall...
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Modern Love Xxxii: Full Faith I Have
 by George Meredith

Full faith I have she holds that rarest gift
To beauty, Common Sense. To see her lie
With her fair visage an inverted sky
Bloom-covered, while the underlids uplift,
Would almost wreck the faith; but when her mouth
(Can it kiss sweetly? sweetly!) would address
The inner me that thirsts for her no less,
And has so long been languishing in drouth,
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