Poetic Localities of Cambridge (Classic Reprint) by W. J. StillmanPoetic Localities of Cambridge (Classic Reprint) by W. J. Stillman

Poetic Localities of Cambridge (Classic Reprint)

byW. J. Stillman

Paperback | December 29, 2018

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HE ravages of modern improvement bid fair to destroy within not many years the few things amongst us which our poets have made classical. In the hope that I may preserve them for another generation, I have photographed some of those which belong to Cambridge. This I have taken on myself to do, though no child of hers, but only a vagabond guest made free of her fields and memories, and not unknown in some of the houses which are her pride, that I may thereby pay my tribute of reverent admiration where the muse has given her highest favors. Of my subjects, one, the chestnut-tree, is preserved, a maimed beggar for the grace of Cambridge city fathers, only on account of the poet's consecration. May the chrism be more potent, even, for the others, and.

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Title:Poetic Localities of Cambridge (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.17 inPublished:December 29, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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