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Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall

Pickthall, Marjorie Lowry Christie (pĭkˈthôl) [key], 1883–1922, Canadian poet, b. England. Her poetry is notable for the freshness and intensity with which she treats nature. Among her volumes of poetry are The Drift of Pinions (1914) and The Woodcarver's Wife and Other Poems (1922). She also wrote a collection of short stories and two novels. Her complete poems appeared in 1937.

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