Ada Cambridge

[Ada Cross] (21 November 1844 – 19 July 1926 / St Gemans, Norfolk)

Poems of Ada Cambridge

1. A Dream of Venice 3/2/2010
2. A Lesson 3/3/2010
3. A Prayer 3/2/2010
4. A Promise 3/3/2010
5. A Sermon 3/2/2010
6. A Sigh in the Night 3/2/2010
7. A Story at Dusk 3/2/2010
8. A Street Riot 3/3/2010
9. A Wife's Protest 3/3/2010
10. Advent Hymn 3/2/2010
11. Afar Off 3/3/2010
12. After our Likeness. 3/2/2010
13. All-Saints' Day (1867) 3/2/2010
14. All-Saints' Day (1868) 3/2/2010
15. An Anniversary 3/2/2010
16. An Answer 3/3/2010
17. An Old Doll 3/2/2010
18. An Old Maid's Lament 3/3/2010
19. At Liberty 3/3/2010
20. At Long Last 3/2/2010

Honour

Me let the world disparage and despise --
   As one unfettered with its gilded chains,
   As one untempted by its sordid gains,
Its pleasant vice, its profitable lies;
Let Justice, blind and halt and maimed, chastise
   The rebel spirit surging in my veins,
   Let the Law deal me penalties and pains
And make me hideous in my neighbours' eyes.

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