Category Archives: Poetry

Hon. Robert P. Dick’s Lectures on Hebrew Poetry

July 5, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) We have received a copy of Sunday Afternoon Lectures before the Greensboro Law School by Hon. Robt. P. Dick. It is a neatly printed volume of over … Continue reading

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“Bangs,” A Poem About Women’s Hairstyles, Ernest Harte, 1883, NC

May 24, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) [For The Commonwealth.] Bangs. By Ernest Harte There are some handsome gentlemen, But not without their fangs, Who ventilate their little wits On females wearing bangs. And … Continue reading

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“Our Fallen Heroes” by Rev. R.W. Todd, published May 31, 1883

May 31, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 1st page) Our Fallen Heroes. By the Rev. R.W. Todd. Hail! busy freemen of Columbia’s soil: Halt on your ceaseless march—rest from your toil For one brief day, and … Continue reading

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