Category: Ryerson Poetry Chapbooks

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  • Cosmic Oratory by Regis

    $14.95

    Cosmic Oratory by Regis; Ryerson Poetry Chapbook Series published by Ronald P. Frye and Co, Book Publishers, Toronto Canada. Poems by Twentieth Century Canadian poets, Cover art by Stewart Fanning. ANNUNCIATION I HAVE not been born into the world for nothing, To die unspoken like an insensate clod (If there is such a thing in…

  • Canadian Cadences by John Murray Gibbon

    $14.95

    John Murray Gibbon, was born in Ceylon and educated in Aberdeen, Oxford and the University of Gottingen. In 1907 he undertook the supervision of European propaganda for the Canadian Pacific Railway, visiting Russia, Japan, Austria, Hungary and Scandinavia. In 1913 he came to Canada as General Publicity Agent, acting until his retirement in 1945. In…

  • The Lost Shipmate by Theodore Goodridge Roberts

    $14.95

    Theodore Goodridge Roberts, was born 7 July 1877 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, the youngest child of Emma Wetmore Bliss and George Goodridge Roberts, was. Educated at the Collegiate School and the University of New Brunswick, he contributed verses to both The Independent and The Century while still in his teens. In 1897, at age 19,…

  • Earthbound by Audrey Silcox

    $14.95

    AUTUMN PROCESSIONAL Like a bacchanal troupe, October led Her harlequin hours from rout to gayer rout, Leaving their tattered robes and banners spread On many a ravished hillside round about; Wilder and shriller grew the songs they sang, Until All Hallows’ bells at midnight rang. Changed in a twinkling is each reveller wild To humble…

  • New York Noctures by Arthur Stringer

    $14.95

    Arthur John Arbuthno Stringer was born in Chatham, Ontario on February 26, 1874. He was a high spirited boy who spent his childhood days fishing, swimming, raiding orchards and manning a pirate ship. When Arthur was ten years old, he moved to London, Ontario with his family. Two years later, in 1886, he won the…

  • The Tide of Love by Thomas O’Hagan

    $14.95

    Dr. Thomas O’Hagan was born near Toronto, Canada, and received his early education in the Public School, at St. Michael’s College, Toronto, and Ottawa University. His advanced studies were pursued in the United States and Europe. He was the author of five volumes of verse: A Gate of Flowers; Songs of the Settlement; In the Heart…

  • The Thousand Islands by Agnes Maul

    $14.95

    Agnes Maule Machar (Fidelis), for over half a century, was one of the leading Canadian writers in prose and verse. In the eighteen eighties, when the Little Englanders were suggesting the break-up of the Empire, abd Canadian annexationists were advocating the severence of Canada from England, Miss Machar in season and out of season held…

  • The Blossom Trail by Lilian Leveridge

    $14.95

    Sample Poem: THE BLOSSOM TRAIL There are flowers to-day in the valleys blowing, Green ferns are growing beside the rills; There is mingled music of waters falling And wild birds calling across the hills. ‘Tis love that speaks in a thousand voices; All earth rejoices, all nature thrills. Let us rest awhile from our toils…

  • Songs by Helena Coleman

    $14.95

    Miss Helena Coleman was born in a parsonage at Newcastle, Ontario, being a descendent of John Quincy Adams, and resided most of her life in Toronto. Her two books of verse are Songs and Sonnets (1906), and Marching Men (1917), and from these distinguished volumes, long out of print, this present selection is made. Hitherto…

  • The Testament of Cresseid by Robert Henryson

    $14.95

    Robert Henryson, “Schulemaister in Dunfermeling,” probably flourished in the second half of the fifteenth century. William Dunbar’s Lament for the Makaris, printed in 15O8, mourns his death. Gavin Douglas mentions him (c.1522) and so does Sir David Lyndesay (c.153O). Sir Francis Kinaston, in a Latin manuscript in which he translates Chaucer’s Troilus and Cresseid, (1639)…