(Encyclopedia) Lindsay, Vachel (Nicholas Vachel Lindsay) vā´chəl lĭn´zē [key], 1879–1931, American poet, b. Springfield, Ill., studied at Hiram College, the Art Institute of Chicago,… Lindsay, Vachel[1879-1931](4)Born in Springfield, Ill., Nov. 10, 1879. Educated at Hiram College, Ohio. His first intention was to enter the field of art and he became a student at the Art… The DreamerNicholas Vachel Lindsay"Why do you seek the sun,
In your Bubble-Crown ascending?
Your chariot will melt to mist,
Your crown will have an ending."
"Nay, sun is but a Bubble,
Earth… The Flower of MendingVachel LindsayWhen Dragon-fly would fix his wings,
When Snail would patch his house,
When moths have marred the overcoat
Of tender Mister Mouse,The pretty creatures go… The Chinese NightingaleVachel Lindsay"How, how," he said. "Friend Chang," I said,
"San Francisco sleeps as the dead —
Ended license, lust and play:
Why do you iron the night away?
Your big… The Eagle that is forgotten(John P. Altgeld)Nicholas Vachel LindsaySleep softly … eagle forgotten … under the stone.
Time has its way with you there, and the clay has its own.
"We have buried… Abraham Lincoln walks at Midnight(In Springfield, Illinois)Vachel LindsayIt is portentous, and a thing of state
That here at midnight, in our little town
A mourning figure walks, and will not… On the Building of SpringfieldNicholas Vachel LindsayLet not our town be large — remembering That little Athens was the Muses' home;
That Oxford rules the heart of London still, That… General William Booth Enters into HeavenVachel Lindsay(To be sung to the tune of `The Blood of the Lamb' with indicated instrument)I(Bass drum beaten loudly)Booth led boldly with his big bass… (Encyclopedia) Lindsay, town (1991 pop. 16,696), SE Ont., Canada, on the Scugog River, NE of Toronto. It is an industrial town, with woolen, flour, and lumber mills, in an agricultural…