Poetry Books by William Ernest Henley

William Ernest Henley Books, William Ernest Henley poetry book London Voluntaries Authors: William Ernest Henley
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Published Date: 2017-04-27
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London Voluntaries - The Song of the Sword and other Verses is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1893. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres. As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature. Many works of historical writers and scientists are available today as antiques only. Hansebooks newly publishes these books and contributes to the preservation of literature which has become rare and historical knowledge for the future.

William Ernest Henley Books, William Ernest Henley poetry book Life, Genius, Achievement Authors: William Ernest Henley
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Published Date: 2017-05-28
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Life, Genius, Achievement is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1898. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres. As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature. Many works of historical writers and scientists are available today as antiques only. Hansebooks newly publishes these books and contributes to the preservation of literature which has become rare and historical knowledge for the future.

William Ernest Henley Books, William Ernest Henley poetry book The Selected Letters of W.E. Henley Authors: William Ernest Henley
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing
Published Date: 2000
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
This volume comprises 150 letters (out of a corpus of 2500) written by the late 19th-century poet, critic, lexicographer, editor and journalist W.E. Henley, to various figures of the period. They include R.L. Stevenson, H.G. Wells, J.M. Barrie, as well as those in his more immediate circle; his wife, Anna, his financial backer, Fitzroy Bell, Charles Baxter - the arbitrator in the quarrel between Henley and Stevenson, and his Edinburgh art collector friend, Hamilton Bruce.



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House
 by Carl Sandburg

TWO Swede families live downstairs and an Irish policeman upstairs, and an old soldier, Uncle Joe.
Two Swede boys go upstairs and see Joe. His wife is dead, his only son is dead, and his two daughters in Missouri and Texas don't want him around.
The boys and Uncle Joe crack walnuts with a hammer on the bottom of a flatiron while the January wind howls and the zero air weaves laces on the window glass.
Joe tells the Swede boys all about Chickamauga and Chattanooga, how the Union soldiers crept in rain somewhere a dark night and ran forward and killed many Rebels, took flags, held a hill, and won a victory told about in the histories in school.
Joe takes a piece of carpenter's chalk, draws lines on the floor and piles stove wood to show where six regiments were slaughtered climbing a slope.
'Here they went' and 'Here they went,' says Joe, and the January wind howls and the zero air weaves laces on the window glass.
The two Swede boys go downstairs with a big blur of guns, men, and hills in their heads. They eat herring and potatoes and tell the family war is a wonder and soldiers are a wonder.
One breaks out with a cry at supper: I wish we had a war now and I could be a soldier.
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