Poems by the Wayside

Poems by the Wayside : Written During More Than Forty Years (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Poems by the Wayside: Written During More Than Forty Years The Dream of a Child was a real dream, that came to me at least as early as my ninth year, - perhaps earlier. It left an indelible impression. The trees mentioned - the locust and the mulberry - grew near the door of my Father's house in Allegheny City, near Pittsburgh. The place is now known as Killbuck. The Bees of St. Simon's, and the verses following it, were published in Savannah, with some much longer pieces written by my oldest sister, Mrs. Charlotte Emily Fay, in deference to the urgency of an enthusiastic friend, who thought that the profits would be something hand some for Missions. Of course, the only result was a dead loss of the entire cost of publication. As to Hughie's Alarm, and the Anticipation of the Lawn beth Conference, I would respectfully refer the Reader to the Notes. 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 342 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 458g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243275781
  • 9780243275786