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Poems, or, several fancies in verse

Newcastle, Margaret Cavendish Duchess of

Poems, or, several fancies in verse

with the animal parliament, in prose.

by Newcastle, Margaret Cavendish Duchess of

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Published by Printed by A. Maxwell ... in London .
Written in English


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Wing: N 871.

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Open LibraryOL13956960M

The first is a series of four lyrics grouped together under the title "Fancies at Leisure," published alongside Stephens's essay on early Italian art in the second issue of the Germ. The second is the long narrative poem in blank verse "Mrs. Holmes Grey," written in but not published until Note 1. From the Address to poets, in the preface to Fancies, The Several Keyes of Nature, which unlock her several Cabinets, in the Duchess of Newcastle’s Poems and Fancies,

  Payack’s poem, written in a documentary style, posits that darkness is an organism, and an active one at that. Despite the head-tilting premise, there’s something so beautiful about the idea that our world is alive, and that even the most commonplace occurrences—like nightfall—happen purposefully. Perhaps she felt apprehensive about the book's reception. Poems, and Fancies did cause a sensation. Dorothy Osborne, who disliked Cavendish because of her somewhat eccentric behavior and dress, wrote to William Temple on April 14th, "And first let me ask you if you have seen a book of Poems newly come out, made by Lady Newcastle.

Free Verse. Free verse is exactly what its name implies. There are no rules, and writers can do whatever they choose: to rhyme or not, to establish any rhythm. Free verse is often used in contemporary poetry. Example of a Free Verse Poem “A Noiseless Patient Spider” by Walt Whitman. Poems from different poets all around the world. Thousands of poems, quotes and poets. Search for poems and poets using the Poetry Search Engine. Quotes from all famous poets.


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In several cases not only have the authors granted us permission to make use of their poems, but their personal interest has been taken in the. In Cavendish’s World’s Olio, she complains about many errors made by the printers of her edition of Poems and Fancies, including: “in many places the very sense is altered; as for wanting, wanton” (Cavendish, World’s Olio [London, ], sig.

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