Caroline Hayward (1855 / Ravenscourt, Ontario)
Biography of Caroline Hayward
Caroline Hayward was a Canadian Poet during the Victorian Period. She is best known for her poem, the Christmas Homes of England.
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I stood in a princely hall, and where
Round me gather'd the brave and fair,
Music in softest strains flew by,
Flashing like gems was each radiant eye;
Joining the fair in the festal dance,
Now the proud warrior lays down his lance,
And the hand which but lately the sword had grasp'd
In love's fond pressure was gently clasp'd.
But who of such lofty stature there,