Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

(20 April 1826 - 12 October 1887 / Stoke-on-Trent / England)

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik Poems

121. A Hymn For Christmas Morning 4/13/2010
122. A Dead Baby 4/13/2010
123. A Fable 4/13/2010
124. A Christmas Carol 4/13/2010
125. A Spirit Present 4/13/2010
126. North Wind 4/13/2010
127. A Rejected Lover 4/13/2010
128. A Living Picture 4/13/2010
129. A Child’s Smile 4/13/2010
130. A Ghost At The Dancing 4/13/2010
131. A Dream Of Death 4/13/2010
132. A True Hero 4/13/2010
133. A Sketch 4/13/2010
134. Green Things Growing 4/13/2010
135. A Psalm For New Year’s Eve 4/13/2010
136. A German Student’s Funeral Hymn 4/13/2010
137. A Lancashire Doxology 1/1/2004
138. Only A Woman 1/1/2004
139. A Marriage-Table 4/13/2010

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  • Oiver Henry (3/8/2018 1:23:00 AM)

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  • G.F. Watkins (12/5/2017 7:51:00 PM)

    I'm particularly interested in Mulock-Craik's Magnus and Morna, which I set to music in my youth. As she herself wrote music for a number of her poems, did she also set that work?

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Best Poem of Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

A Marriage-Table

THERE was a marriage-table where One sate,
Haply, unnoticed, till they craved His aid:
Thenceforward does it seem that He has made
All virtuous marriage-tables consecrate:
And so, at this, where without pomp or state
We sit, and only say, or mute, are fain
To wish the simple words 'God bless these twain!'
I think that He who 'in the midst' doth wait
Oft-times, would not abjure our prayerful cheer,
But, as at Cana, list with gracious ear
To us, beseeching, that the Love divine
May ever at their household table sit,
Make all His servants who ...

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"Poor heart, what bitter words we speak
When God speaks of resigning!"

Children, that lay their pretty garlands by
So piteously, yet with a humble mind;
Sailors, who, when their ship rocks in the wind,
Cast out her freight with half-averted eye,
Riches for life exchanging solemnly,
Lest they should never gain the wished-for shore;--

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