Adela Florence Nicolson (née Cory) (9 April 1865-4 October 1904) was an English poet who wrote under the pseudonym Laurence Hope.
She was born on 9 April 1865 at Stoke Bishop, Gloucestershire, the second of three daughters to Colonel Arthur Cory and Fanny Elizabeth Griffin. Her father was employed in the British army at Lahore, and thus she was raised by her relatives back in England. ... more »
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''Often devotion to virtue arises from sated desire.''Laurence Hope (1865-1904), British poet. I Arise and Go Down to the River, st. 6.
''Pale hands I love beside the Shalimar,Laurence Hope (1865-1904), poet. Kashmiri Song (l. 1-2). . ; pseud. of Adela Florence Cory Nicolson Family Book of Best Loved Poems, The. David L....
Where are you now? Who lies beneath your spell?''
Pale hands, pink-tipped, like Lotus buds that floatLaurence Hope (1865-1904), poet. Kashmiri Song (l. 9-12). . ; pseud. of Adela Florence Cory Nicolson Family Book of Best Loved Poems, The. David L...
On those cool waters where we used to dwell,
I would have rather felt you round my throat
Crushing out life than waving me fare...
''Or, pale dispensers of my Joys and Pains,Laurence Hope (1865-1904), poet. Kashmiri Song (l. 5-6). . ; pseud. of Adela Florence Cory Nicolson Family Book of Best Loved Poems, The. David L....
Holding the doors of Heaven and of Hell,''
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