Who is William Cosmo Monkhouse

William Cosmo Monkhouse (18 March 1840 – 20 July 1901) was a British poet and critic.

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Monkhouse was born and raised in London. His father, Cyril John Monkhouse, was a solicitor, and his mother's maiden name was Delafosse. Monkhouse was educated at St Paul's School, stopped his schooling at the age of seventeen to enter the board of trade as a junior supplementary clerk, from which grade he rose eventually to be the assistant-secretary to the finance department of the office. In 1870–1871 he visited South America in connection with the hospital accommodation for seamen at Valparaíso, Chile, and other ports; he served on different departmental committees, notably that of 1894–1896 on the Mercantile Marine Fund. Monkhouse was twice married: first, to ...
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Platospupil: sing a song of summer, the world is nearly still, the mill-pond has gone to sleep, and so has the mill. –william cosmo monkhouse (1840–1901)
Mbharrington501: sing a song of summer, the world is nearly still, the mill-pond has gone to sleep, and so has the mill. –william cosmo monkhouse (1840–1901)
Sahucar: there was a young lady of niger who smiled as she rode on a tiger; they returned from the ride with the lady inside, and the smile on the face of the tiger. – william cosmo monkhouse
Book_addict: happy birthday to english writer and poet william cosmo monkhouse (march 18, 1840), author of the 1868 novel "a question of honour" et al.
Agali_gcfr: there was a young lady of niger who smiled as she rode on a tiger; they returned from the ride with the lady inside, and the smile on the face of the tiger. (c) william cosmo monkhouse 04/01/2017
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The Sunshine Seeks My Little Room
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The sunshine seeks my little room
To tell me Paris streets are gay;
That children cry the lily bloom
All up and down the leafy way;
That half the town is mad with May,
With flame of flag and boom of bell:
For Carnival is King to-day;
So pen and page, awhile farewell.
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