Songs of the Common Day, and, Ave!: An Ode for the Shelley Centenary

Songs of the Common Day, and, Ave!: An Ode for the Shelley Centenary

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By the kind courtesy of Messrs. D. Lothrop Company, I am permitted to reprint in this collection seven sonnets from my volume entitled 'In Divers Tones.' This is done to complete the series of sonnets dealing with aspects of common outdoor life. The sonnets reprinted are 'The Sower, ' 'The Potato Harvest, ' 'Tides, ' 'In September, ' 'Dark, ' 'Rain, ' and 'Mist' The Ode for the Centenary of Shelley's Birth was first published by the Williamson Book Company, of Toronto, in December 1892, in a limited edition of two hundred copies.

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