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For the Wales international rugby union player, see Norman Gale (rugby player). Norman Rowland Gale (4 March 1862 – 7 October 1942) was a poet, story-teller and reviewer, who published many books over a period of nearly fifty years.

His best-known poem is probably The Country Faith, which is in the Oxford Book of English Verse.

PublicationsA Country Muse (2 vols.), 1892Orchard Songs, 1893A June Romance, 1894All Expenses Paid, 1895Cricket Songs, 1894Songs for Little People, 1896(ed.) Poems by John Clare, 1901...
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Norman Rowland Gale Poems

  • An Orchard Dance
    All work is over at the farm
    And men and maids are ripe for glee;
    Love slips among them sly and warm
    Or calls them to the chestnut-tree. ...
  • The Golden Game
    If ever there was a Golden Game
    To brace the nerves, to cure repining,
    To put the Dumps to flight and shame,
    It's Cricket when the sun is shining! ...
  • The Great Beech
    With heart disposed to memory, let me stand
    Near this monarch and this minstrel of the land,
    Now that Dian leans so lovely from her car.
    Illusively brought near by seeming falsely far, ...
  • The Decimal Point
    When first sent to School (now the Station was Rugby)
    I fancied my masters and took to the boys;
    I thought to myself--here 'tis plain I shall snug be
    Revolving at last in an orbit of joys: ...
  • Song - Wait But A Little While
    WAIT but a little whileĆ¢??
    The bird will bring
    A heart in tune for melodies
    Unto the spring, ...
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Sweet 12 Heart 10 Love 10 I Love You 10 Time 8 God 8 Long 7 Blue 7 Face 7 Grass 6


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  • Alabandine_: helen stratton (1867-1961). illustrations for songs for little people by norman rowland gale. 1896.
  • Sizzlepack: epigraph to chapter one: you voluble, velvety, vehement fellows, that play on your flying and musical cellos......
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