Jane Austen

(16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817 / Hampshire, England)

Miss Lloyd Has Now Went To Miss Green - Poem by Jane Austen

Miss Lloyd has now sent to Miss Green,
As, on opening the box, may be seen,
Some years of a Black Ploughman's Gauze,
To be made up directly, because
Miss Lloyd must in mourning appear
For the death of a Relative dear--
Miss Lloyd must expect to receive
This license to mourn and to grieve,
Complete, ere the end of the week--
It is better to write than to speak


Comments about Miss Lloyd Has Now Went To Miss Green by Jane Austen

  • Abhimanyu Kumar.s (12/7/2017 7:32:00 AM)


    More of novel in poetic style. Nice (Report) Reply

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  • (5/19/2017 9:55:00 AM)


    The human tragedy in suffering. great poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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