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Published by Banner Press, Emory University in Ga .
Written in English


  • American poetry

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by John Tevis Hearn
ContributionsOliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsPS583 .S46 1930
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. ;
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25224663M
LC Control Number2012656427

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