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spires of Oxford, and other poems.

Winifred M. Letts

spires of Oxford, and other poems.

by Winifred M. Letts

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Published by E.P. Dutton in New York .
Written in English


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Before that six of her poems had been set to music by C. V. Stanford in A Sheaf of Songs from Leinster (publ. ) of which the most famous is "A Soft Day". In , by which time she was working as a nurse, she published Hallowe'en and Other Poems of the War. The collection was re-issued the following year as The Spires of Oxford, and other. To Tim -- An Irish Terrier by Winifred Mabel Letts..O jewel of my heart I sing your praiseThough you who are alas of middle ageHave never been to school and cannot read. Page.

Oxford Spires in Glanville Road, East Oxford, claims to be the UK’s most successful school for poetry, Among its 1, students 30 different languages are spoken, and pupils consistently win.   Special acknowledgment is made to Messrs. E. P. Button & Company for permission to use the poem entitled "Hallowe'en" from "The Spires of Oxford and Other Poems," by W. M. Letts; to Messrs. Longmans, Green & Company for the poem "Pomona," by William Morris; and to the Editors of The Independent for the use of five poems.

Special acknowledgment is made to Messrs. E.P. Dutton and Company for permission to use the poem entitled "Hallowe'en" from "The Spires of Oxford and Other Poems," by W. M. Letts; to Messrs. Longmans, Green and Company for the poem "Pomona," by William Morris; and to the Editors of The Independent for the use of five poems. Books by genre: Fiction» Poetry. The Dean of Lismores book a Selection of Ancient Gaelic Poetry From a Manuscri. The Spires of Oxford And Other Poems. W M Winifred M Letts. The Spires of Oxford And Other Poems. by W M Winifred M Letts. 10 / Hallow Een And Poems of the War.


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Spires of Oxford, and other poems by Winifred M. Letts Download PDF EPUB FB2

Winifred M. Letts was a novelist, playwright, and poet who famously wrote about her experiences during World War I. Her collections include More Songs from Leinster (John Murray, ), and The Spires of Oxford and Other Poems (E.

Dutton and Company, ).She died in The Best Poems about Oxford. This poem makes it onto this list because it is the origin of the famous epithet for the city of Oxford: ‘city of dreaming spires’.

Poetry Please. Popular Poems from the BBC Radio 4 Programme, which is worth purchasing for ‘Oxford’ and the other rare gems it contains. I saw the spires of Oxford As I was passing by, The gray spires of Oxford Against the pearl-gray sky.

My heart was with the Oxford men Who went abroad to die. The years go fast in Oxford, The golden years and gay, The hoary Colleges look down On careless boys at play.

But when the bugles sounded war They put their games away. They left the 5/5. The Spires of Oxford and Other Poems Paperback – Novem by Winifred M. Letts (Author) See all 49 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: Winifred M.

Letts. Full text of "The spires of Oxford: and other poems" See other formats UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT LOS ANGELES THE SPIRES OF OXFORD AND OTHER POEMS THE SPIRES OF OXFORD AND OTHER POEMS BY W. LETTS ATJTHOB or "SONGS FROM LEINSTEB," "A ROUGH WAT, "DIAHA DETHBOSED," ETC. Buy The Spires of Oxford and Other Poems by Winifred M Letts online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 18 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. The majority of these poems were published in under title: "Hallow-e'en and poems of the war." cf.

Publishers' note. The gray spires of Oxford Against the pearl-gray sky. My heart was with the Oxford men Who went abroad to die. The years go fast in Oxford, The golden years and gay, The hoary Colleges look down On careless boys at play. But when the bugles sounded war They put their games away.

They left the peaceful river, The cricket-field, the quad, The. The Spires of Oxford (Seen From The Train) WINIFRED M. LETTS From "The Spires of Oxford and Other Poems," by Winifred M.

Letts, copyright,by E. Dutton & Company, New York. Permission to reproduce in this book. K ate Clanchy is an award-winning poet, novelist, non-fiction writer and teacher. She is writer-in-residence at Oxford Spires Academy, a small comprehensive where the. The Oxford Illustrated Book of American Childrens Poems by Donald Hall This book is full of many different timeless poems and stories that can be read to children.

Some of the poems are very sweet stories that parents would read to their children, such as Mothers Song to a Baby, but there are also fun poems, such as the New-England Boys Song /5(24). item 1 The Spires of Oxford and Other Poems by Winifred M. Letts (, Paperback) 1 - The Spires of Oxford and Other Poems by Winifred M.

Letts (, Paperback) $ Free shipping. Winifred M. Letts was a novelist, playwright, and poet. Born in England inshe moved to Ireland as a young woman. Her collections include More Songs from Leinster (John Murray, ), The Spires of Oxford and Other Poems (E.

Dutton and Company, ), Hallow-e’en and Poems of the War (John Murray, ), and Songs from Leinster (John Murray, ). Indeed, the Oxford Spires poets have won more prizes than those of any other school in England (no mean feat especially for those writing in their second language), and these poems are ‘charged with excitement because they are written as England changed, on the cutting edge of that change’.

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Genre/Form: Poetry War poetry Autographs (Provenance) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Letts, W.M. (Winifred M.), Spires of Oxford. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Letts, W.M. (Winifred M.), Spires of Oxford. New York: E.P. Dutton, (DLC) (OCoLC) The Dreaming Spires Of Oxford – A Quillcards Ecard Image.

And that sweet city with her dreaming spires, She needs not June for beauty’s heightening. Matthew Arnold inspector of schools, poet, and social critic who warned of, among other things, the dangers of. A larger anthology, England: Poems From a School, edited by Clanchy and written by children at Oxford Spires academy, a multi-cultural comprehensive where.

The spires of Oxford and other poems. -- Author: Letts, Winifred M Publication info: New York: E.P. Dutton, []. Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Spires of Oxford: And Other Poems at nd: Winifred M Letts.Special acknowledgment is made to Messrs.

E. P. Dutton & Company for permission to use the poem entitled "Hallowe'en" from "The Spires of Oxford and Other Poems," by W. M. Letts; to Messrs. Longmans, Green & Company for the poem "Pomona," by William Morris; and to the Editors of _The Independent_ for the use of five poems.The Memeing Spires of Oxford.

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