Charlotte Mary Mew Quotes

Because all night you have not turned to us or spoken It is time for you to wake;
Charlotte Mew (1870-1928), British poet. Beside the Bed (l. 12-13). . . Oxford Book of Short Poems, The. P. J. Kavanagh and James Michie, eds. Oxford University Press.
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This is only a most piteous pretense of sleep!
Charlotte Mew (1870-1928), British poet. Beside the Bed (l. 17). . . Oxford Book of Short Poems, The. P. J. Kavanagh and James Michie, eds. Oxford University Press.
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And if I may not walk in th' old ways and look on th' old faces I wud sooner sleep.
Charlotte Mew (1870-1928), British poet. Old Shepherd's Prayer (l. 17-19). . . Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse, The. Philip Larkin, ed. (1973) Oxford University Press.
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An' him no more to me nor me to him Than the wind goin' over my hand.
Charlotte Mew (1870-1928), British poet. Sea Love (l. 7-8). . . Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse, The. Philip Larkin, ed. (1973) Oxford University Press.
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She does the work about the house As well as most, but like a mouse: Happy enough to chat and play With birds and rabbits and such as they, So long as men-folk keep away.
Charlotte Mew (1870-1928), British poet. The Farmer's Bride (l. 20-24). . . Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse, The. Philip Larkin, ed. (1973) Oxford University Press.
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