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T. L. Peacock’s Views on Burns – January 1924

In a passage in T.L. Peacock’s Gryll Grange he exalts Robert Burns as the “faithful interpreter of nature.” No poet, he says is “truer to nature than Burns” and no one less so than Moore. Again, “Shakespeare never makes a … Continue reading

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Committing Poetry to Memory – December 1900

Lorna in the British Weekly suggests the committing of poetry to the memory as a good recreation for winter evenings but I doubt whether grown up people who have not acquired the facility in their youth will find it possible … Continue reading

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