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Louise Imogen Guiney
Louise Imogen Guiney (1861-1920) was an American poetess and essayist, born in Boston. The daughter of Gen. Patrick R. Guiney, she was educated at a convent school in Providence, Rhode Island. She edited editions of J. C. Mangan and of Matthew Arnold, and shared with Mrs. Spofford and Alice Brown the authorship of Three Heroines of English Romance (1894). Her more noteworthy volumes of poetry are: Songs at the Start (1884) The White Sail and Other Poems (1887) The Martyr's Idyl, and Shorter Poems (1899) She wrote also much in prose and, notably: Monsieur Henri, a Footnote to French History (1892) A Little English Gallery (1894) Patrins: A Collection of Essays (1897) Hurrell Froude (1904)

to sir toby,
 
 
The motions of his spirit are black as night,
And his affections dark... [read poem]
the lights of london
 
 
The evenfall, so slow on hills, hath shot
Far down into the valley's cold extreme,
Untimel... [read poem]
to mr. blanchard, the celebrated aeronaut
 
 
Nil Mortalibus ard unum lest
Coelum ipsum petimus stuttistra.
... [read poem]
the indian burying ground
 
 
In spite of all the learned have said,
I still my old opinion keep;
Th... [read poem]
romans in dorset: a.d. mdcccxcv
 
 
A stupor on the heath,
And wrath along the sky;
Space everywhere; beneath... [read poem]
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