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by Ida Affleck Graves

Author: Ida Affleck Graves
Subcategory: Poetry
Language: English
Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd. (December 1, 1994)
Pages: 64 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.2
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Men, hospital, vegetables, animals, all come under this poet's altert irreverent, sometimes sad, always entertaining eye.

Ida Affleck Graves was born in 1902 in India, and first published a book of poems in 1929 with Virginia and Leonard Woolf's Hogarth Press. Later a couple of slim volumes appeared, illustrated by her well-known engraver husband, Blair Hughes Stanton, and together they won a Venice Biennale Prize in 1937. Then in the 'fifties, novels and children's books appeared from Faber. Men, hospital, vegetables, animals, all come under this poet's altert irreverent, sometimes sad, always entertaining eye.

A Kind Husband was published in the Oxford Poets series in 1994. She was then 92. It would be easy to say she was an English "eccentric", but she was much more than that, and had a passionate directness and fierceness, a childlike innocence and wickedness, that remained with her all her life. Ida Florence Graves (Ida Affleck Graves), writer and artist: born Conoor, India 29 March 1902; married 1924 Herbert Marks (deceased; one daughter, and one son deceased; one son, one daughter by Blair Hughes-Stanton), 1995 Don Nevard; died Stratford St Mary, Suffolk 14 November 1999. Kensington And Chelsea Keyboard Pianists Sewing.

a man and woman who are married to each other They lived together as husband and wife ( as if they were married) for years. a husband-and-wife team. See husband in the Oxford Learner's Dictionary of Academic EnglishSee husband in the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary. Check pronunciation: husband.

Graves is known for two books published round the turn of the 20th century: The House by the Railway . The young heroes in both books are presented with engraved watches. Her husband later became a missionary to India. She died in the Srimangal earthquake of 8 July 1918.

Graves is known for two books published round the turn of the 20th century: The House by the Railway (1896) illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick and Four Little People and their Year at Silverhaven (1898) illustrated by Florence Meyerheim. She also wrote The Little Brown House (1902). Both stories also end with a family being reunited.

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Nehemiah Trot, the poet, from the tumbled northwestern side of the graveyard, had begun to declaim his thoughts on the matter, although what they were no person listening could have said, when something happened.

Nehemiah Trot, the poet, from the tumbled northwestern side of the graveyard, had begun to declaim his thoughts on the matter, although what they were no person listening could have said, when something happened; something to silence each opinionated mouth, something unprecedented in the history of that graveyard. A huge white horse, of the kind that the people who know horses would call a grey, came ambling up the side of the hill

Ida Affleck Graves was born in 1902 in India, and first published a book of poems in 1929 with Virginia and Leonard Woolf's Hogarth Press. Later a couple of slim volumes appeared, illustrated by her well-known engraver husband, Blair Hughes Stanton, and together they won a Venice Biennale Prize in 1937. Then in the 'fifties, novels and children's books appeared from Faber. In the intervening years she has continued to produce poems of a distinct character and style, now collected into a new book for Oxford Poets. Men, hospital, vegetables, animals, all come under this poet's altert irreverent, sometimes sad, always entertaining eye. This book is intended for usual readership for new poetry, and also perhaps the elder generation of readers.