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A classic poetry by Ella Wheeler Wilcox, a journalist and popular American poet of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. “Poems of Sentiment” is a romantic collection, published in 1910, that includes An Erring Woman's Love, Love's Supremacy, and Little White Hearse and many others of her daily poems for a syndicate of newspapers.
Published in1899. By Elizabeth Eggleston Seelye assisted by her father, an American historian and novelist Edward Eggleston. The authors’ aimed to evoke interest of young readers to the early history of America, representing the story of Pocahontas, young daughter of Chief Powhatan. This captivating adventure, interwoven in a true historical account, full of threat and sacrifice, has gained wide popular success among children and adults since it first appeared over four centuries ago.
Don Robert Perry Marquis (1878-1937) is an outstanding American humorist, novelist and journalist who worked for many years for such famous newspapers and magazines as The Sun Dial,he New York Tribune, The Tower. Among his works it is necessary to mention Danny's Own Story, Dreams and Dust, The Cruise of the Jasper B, Hermione and Her Little Group of Serious Thinkers, Prefaces, Carter and Other People, The Old Soak, and Hail & Farewell, Noah An' Jonah An' Cap'n John Smith and Poems and Portraits. All of his works, including Dreams and Dust, are quite serious and philosophical. This book of his makes readers on their lives and everybody will get his/her lesson out of it.
The two mythological verse dramas, published in1820, from Mary Shelley, a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein. The “Proserpine”, addressed to children, is based on Ovid's tale of the abduction of Proserpine by Pluto, which itself was based on the Greek myth of Demeter and Persephone. While “Midas” combines the stories of the musical contest between Apollo and Pan and that of King Midas and his ability to turn everything he touches to gold.
I made the discovery that we were all right by studying the life of the bee. All that I knew about bees until yesterday was derived from that great naturalist, Dr. Isaac Watts. In common with every one who has been a child I knew that the insect in question improved each shining hour by something honey something every something flower. I had also heard that bees could not sting you if you held your breath, a precaution which would make conversation by the herbaceous border an affair altogether too spasmodic; and, finally, that in any case the same bee could only sting you once--though, apparently, there was no similar provision of Nature's that the same person could not be stung twice. By an English author and playwright, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various children's poems.
29 short poems on various facets of parenthood by Ringgold Wilmer, an American sports columnist and short story writer best known for his satirical takes on the sports world, marriage, and the theatre. The book was written after his first child was born.
William Arthur Dunkerley was a prolific English journalist, novelist and poet. He is famous for his hymn-writing and novels. His poetry contains also ‘Bees in Amber: a little book of thoughtful verse’, written in 1913, which became an absolute bestseller. the book is recommended to anyone who likes English poetry.