Destroyers and Other Verses

Destroyers and Other Verses  (1919) 
by Henry Head

Oxford University Press, 1919


DESTROYERS
AND OTHER
VERSES


BY
HENRY HEAD, M.D., F.R.S.


HUMPHREY MILFORD
Oxford University Press
London • Edinburgh • Glasgow • New York
Toronto • Melbourne • Cape Town • Bombay
1919

Grateful acknowledgments for their courtesy in giving permission to republish some of these Verses are due to the following periodical Reviews:

To The Yale Review, Newhaven, Con., for "I cannot Stand and Wait," "Destroyers," and "Died of His Wounds."

To The English Review for "Homing Wings" and "The Price."

To The Dublin Review for "To Courage, Seated."

To Her
without whose touch the
strings would have been
mute

Chapters (not listed in original)

1914 to 1918

Songs of La Mouche

Part 1: Alfred Meissner

Part 2: Heinrich Heine

Seedtime and Harvest

Sun and Shower

Spring Death


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1927.


The author died in 1940, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.