Alice Brown Poems
- A West-Country Lover Then, lady, at last thou art sick of my ...
- Sleep WITHDRAW thee, soul, from strife. Enter thine unseen ...
- A Benedictine Garden Through all the wind-blown aisles of ...
- Trilby O LIVING image of eternal youth! Wrought with such ...
- Hora Christi Sweet is the time for joyous folk ...
- Candlemas O hearken, all ye little weeds ...
- Life WHAT, comrade of a night, No sooner meet than ...
Alice Brown (December 5, 1856 – June 21, 1948) was an American novelist, poet and playwright, best known as a writer of local color stories. She also contributed a chapter to the collaborative novel, The Whole Family (1908).
She was born in Hampton Falls, New Hampshire and graduated from Robinson Seminary in Exeter in 1876. She later worked as a schoolteacher, but moved to Boston to write full-time in 1884. She first worked at the Christian Register and then, starting in 1885, the Youth's Companion.
She was a prolific author for many years, but her popularity waned after the turn of the century. She produced a book a year until she stopped writing in 1935. She ... more »
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A West-Country Lover
Then, lady, at last thou art sick of my sighing.
So long as I sue, thou wilt still be denying?
Ah, well! shall I vow then to serve thee forever,
And swear no unkindness our kinship can sever?
Nay, nay, dear my lass! here's an end of endeavor.
Yet let no sweet ruth for my misery grieve thee.
The man who has loved knows as well how to leave thee.
The gorse is enkindled, there's bloom on the heather,