Thomas Gordon Hake

Thomas Gordon Hake Poems

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The Sybil

A MAID who mindful of her playful time
Steps to her summer, bearing childhood on
To woman’s beauty, heedless of her prime:
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Thomas Gordon Hake (10 March 1809 - 11 January 1895), English poet, was born at Leeds, of an old Devon family. His mother was a Gordon of the Huntly branch. He studied medicine at St George's hospital and at Edinburgh and Glasgow, but had given up practice for many years before his death and had devoted himself to a literary life. In 1839, he publi ...

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