The Complete Poems of Mrs. G. S. Mabee (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The Complete Poems of Mrs. G. S. Mabee She was born in Florida, N. Y., in 1836 and in 1851 came to Plymouth, Wis., where she has always lived. Her early life was spent in school work, and on the farm with her parents, where she oft studied Nature, as her verse on Nature so vividly tells, that one fairly hears birds sing and the gurgling of the brooks. She was married to Giles S. Mabee of New York on September 13, 1870. In a few years she became ill, and a shut-in the rest of her life. No children blessed their wedded life and yet she was so fond of all the little folks and they of her, and she was ever ready to greet her friends, with deepest interest in their welfare. When some event occurred, a Golden Wedding, or perchance an event of mirth, or perchance the death of a friend, her sympathies found voice with heart and pen, and many of her poems found their way into the newspapers. Now that she has passed away, a sister, a husband, and loving friends so deeply appreciate the work and worth of her poems, that to put them into a book (for all to feast upon) is indeed a work of love. A little life sketch I have given Of Esther, whose life is now at an end, And more would I do if I could. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 94 pages
- 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
- 24 Jan 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 25 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white