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The spirit of place, and other essays

THE SPIRIT OF PLACE

AND OTHER ESSAYS


BY

ALICE MEYNELL


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JOHN LANE

THE BODLEY HEAD

LONDON AND NEW YORK

1899

Copyright, 1898,
By JOHN LANE


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Dedicated

TO THE MEMORY OF

COVENTRY PATMORE


CONTENTS.

PAGE
1. The Spirit of Place 1
2. Mrs. Dingley 8
3. Solitude 16
4. The Lady of the Lyrics 23
5. July 31
6. Wells 36
7. The Foot 43
8. Have Patience, Little Saint 49
9. The Ladies of the Idyll 56
10. A Derivation 64
11. A Counterchange 69
12. Rain 77
13. Letters of Marceline Valmore 81
14. The Hours of Sleep 86
15. The Horizon 92
16. Habits and Consciousness 98
17. Shadows 101


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