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Willa Cather

Willa Sibert Cather was a writer celebrated for her novels of the immigrant experience on the American frontier, including O Pioneers! (1913) and My Ántonia (1918). Cather was born in Virginia, but i…

Cather, Willa Sibert

Cather, Willa Sibert[1873-1947](1)Born at Winchester, Virginia, December 7, 1875 [sic]. During her childhood the family moved to Nebraska, and in 1895 Miss Cather was graduated from the Unive…

Willa McCord Blake ESLICK

ESLICK, Willa McCord Blake, (wife of Edward Everett Eslick), a Representative from Tennessee; born in Fayetteville, Lincoln County, Tenn., September 8, 1878; attended private schools; attended …

Willa Lybrand FULMER

FULMER, Willa Lybrand, (wife of Hampton P. Fulmer), a Representative from South Carolina; born in Wagener, Aiken County, S.C., February 3, 1884; attended the Wagener, (S.C.) public schools and …

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Use brackets to set off words or letters in quoted matter that have been added by someone other than the author: “She [Willa Cather] is certainly one of the great American writers of …

A Boy's Will

by Robert Frost Ghost HouseInto My Own The youth is persuaded that he will be rather more than less himself for having forsworn the world. ONE of my wishes is that those dark trees, So …

A Boy's Will

by Robert Frost To the Thawing WindFlower-gatheringA Prayer in Spring He discovers that the greatness of love lies not in forward-looking thoughts; OH, give us pleasure in the flowers to…

A Boy's Will

by Robert Frost A Prayer in SpringRose PogoniasFlower-gathering nor yet in any spur it may be to ambition. I LEFT you in the morning, And in the morning glow, You walked a way beside me…

A Boy's Will

by Robert Frost Flower-gatheringAsking for RosesRose Pogonias He is no dissenter from the ritualism of nature; A SATURATED meadow, Sun-shaped and jewel-small, A circle scarcely wider T…