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Richard Hovey
Richard Hovey (1864-1900) was an American composer, poet and playwright. Graduating from Dartmouth College in 1885, he is known in part for penning the school Alma Mater, Men of Dartmouth. The Hovey Murals (photographic copies by the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth) -- a controvertibly "racist" series of paintings that adorn the walls of Hovey's Pub (in the basement of Thayer Hall) but that are currently shielded from public view (except by scheduled appointment) -- are named in his honor. Poems SeaGypsy, When We Are Dead, John Keats, To a Friend, Philosophy, The Old Pine, In Memoriam, Squab Flights, Kronos, College Days, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, The South.

solomon grundy
"Solomon Grundy
Born on Monday,
Christened on Tuesday,
Married on Wednesday,
Sic... [read poem]
unmanifest destiny
To what new fates, my country, far
And unforeseen of foe or friend,
Beneath what unexpec... [read poem]
accident in art
What painter has not with a careless smutch
Accomplished his despair?--one touch revealing... [read poem]
rags and robes
"Hark, hark!
The dogs do bark;
Beggars are coming to town:
Some in rags,
S... [read poem]
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