Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch was born on November 21, 1863 in Cornwall. He was a British writer, who published under the pen name of "Q". Quiller-Couch received a degree from Trinity College, Oxford and later became a lecturer there.

While he was at Oxford he published Dead Man’s Rock (1887), and followed this with the 1888 publication of Tr ...

Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch Poems

1.
Mary Leslie

O Mary Leslie, blithe and shrill
The bugles blew for Spain:
And you below the Castle Hill
Stood in the crowd your lane.
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2.
Kenmare River

'Tis pretty to be in Ballinderry,
'Tis pretty to be in Ballindoon,
But 'tis prettier far in County Kerry
Coortin' under the bran' new moon,
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3.
Measure For Measure

Wake! for the closed Pavilion doors have kept
Their silence while the white-eyed Kaffir slept,
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4.
A Triolet

To commemorate the virtue of Homoeopathy in restoring one apparently drowned.

Love, that in a tear was drown'd,
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5.
Anecdote For Fathers

By the late W. W. (of H.M. Inland Revenue Service).
And is it so? Can Folly stalk
And aim her unrespecting darts
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