Charles Kingsley

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Charles Kingsley was an English priest of the Church of England, university professor, historian and novelist, particularly associated with the West Country and northeast Hampshire.

Life and character

Kingsley was born in Holne, Devon, the second son of the Reverend Charles Kingsley and his wife Mary. His brother, Henry Kingsley, also ...

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A Farewell


My fairest child, I have no song to give you;
No lark could pipe to skies so dull and grey:

My Little Doll

I once had a sweet little doll, dears,
The prettiest doll in the world;
Her cheeks were so red and so white, dears,

Young And Old

1 When all the world is young, lad,
2 And all the trees are green;
3 And every goose a swan, lad,
4 And every lass a queen;

The Sands Of Dee

1 "O Mary, go and call the cattle home,
2 And call the cattle home,
3 And call the cattle home
4 Across the sands of Dee";

A Christmas Carol

It chanced upon the merry merry Christmas eve,
I went sighing past the church across the moorland dreary-


David connah 14 March 2021

just discovered kingley poems Very beautiful.Very similar mode to AE Housman

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Pallabi 08 June 2020

beautiful poem..........................

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Tamara Turner 12 September 2018

Nice poem :

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Stephanie 10 January 2018

I like the poem the violet.

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Ali Baba 01 July 2014

poem or poet?

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Pakpoom Phuto 13 July 2005

This poem is good. what is main ideas?

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