Julia Caroline (Ripley) Dorr

(1825-1913 / the United States)

Biography of Julia Caroline (Ripley) Dorr

Julia Caroline (Ripley) Dorr poet

Julia Caroline (Ripley) Dorr (1825–1913) was an American author who published both prose and poetry. She was born at Charleston, South Carolina, but moved early in her life to New York City, then to Rutland, Vermont. There she married Hon. Seneca R. Dorr. Her earliest published writings appeared in 1848.

Julia Caroline (Ripley) Dorr's Works:

* Isabel Leslie (1848)
* Farmingdale (1854)
* Lanmere (1856)
* Sybil Huntingdon (1869)
* Expiation (1872)
* Bermuda (1884)
* The Flower of England's Face (1895)
* A Cathedral Pilgrimage (1896)
* In King's Houses (1898)
* Poems (1871)
* Friar Anselm and Other Poems (1879)
* Daybreak: An Easter Poem (1872)
* Afternoon Songs (1885)
* Afterglow (1900)
* Beyond the Sunset (1909)
* Last Poems (1913)

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The Kiss

When you lay before me dead,
In such pallid rest,
On those passive lips of thine
Not one kiss I pressed!

Did you wonder-looking down
From some higher sphere-
Knowing how we two had loved
Many and many a year?

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