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 Lancashire Doxology

"PRAISE God from whom all blessings flow."
Praise Him who sendeth joy and woe.
The Lord who takes, -- the Lord who gives, --
O praise Him, all that dies, and lives.
He opens and He shuts his hand,
But why, we cannot understand:
Pours and dries up his mercies' flood,
And yet is still All-perfect Good.
We fathom not the mighty plan,
The mystery of God and man;
We women, when afflictions come,
We only suffer and are dumb.
And when, the tempest passing by,
He gleams out, sun-like, through our sky,
We look up, and through black ...

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Mortality

"And we shall be changed.""And we shall be changed."
Ye dainty mosses, lichens grey,
Pressed each to each in tender fold,
And peacefully thus, day by day,
Returning to their mould;
Brown leaves, that with aerial grace
Slip from your branch like birds a-wing,
Each leaving in the appointed place
Its bud of future spring; --

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