The Veil and other poems

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THE VEIL
and other
POEMS


By
WALTER DE LA MARE


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New York
HENRY HOLT AND COMPANY
1922


COPYRIGHT, 1922,

BY

HENRY HOLT AND COMPANY



PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OT AMERICA

NOTE

Seven of the poems included in this collection were written for Drawings by Miss Pamela Bianco, and were first published by Mr. Heinemann in a volume entitled Flora. The author's thanks are due to Mr. Sydney Pawling for permission to reprint these poems; to Mr. Cyril Beaumont for the use of 'Tidings' from a Play for Children, entitled Crossings; and, for permission to include several other poems, to the Editors of the London Mercury, the New Republic, the Spectator, the Nation, the Century Magazine, the Cambridge Magazine, the Literary Review, the Sphere, the New Statesman, the Bookman's Journal, the Broom, the Outlook, the Athenceum, and the Westminster Gazette.
 

CONTENTS

  1. page
  2. The Imp Within 3
  3. The Old Angler 5
  4. The Willow 10
  5. Titmouse 11
  6. The Veil 12
  7. The Fairy in Winter 13
  8. The Flower 14
  9. Before Dawn 15
  10. The Spectre 17
  11. The Voice 18
  12. The Hour-Glass 19
  13. In the Dock 20
  14. The Wreck 21
  15. The Suicide 22
  16. Drugged 23
  17. Who's That? 25
  18. Hospital 26
  19. A Sign 28
  20. Good-Bye 30
  21. The Monologue 31
  22. Awake! 34
  23. Forgiveness 35
  24. The Moth 36
  25. Not That Way 37
  26.  


    This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925.


    The author died in 1956, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 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.