Norman Gale

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For the Wales international rugby union player, see Norman Gale (rugby player).

Norman Rowland Gale (4 March 1862 – 7 October 1942) was a poet, story-teller and reviewer, who published many books over a period of nearly fifty years.[1]

His best-known poem is probably The Country Faith, which is in the Oxford Book of English Verse.

Publications[edit]

  • A Country Muse (2 vols), 1892
  • Orchard Songs, 1893
  • A June Romance, 1894
  • All Expenses Paid, 1895
  • Cricket Songs, 1894
  • Songs for Little People, 1896
  • (ed.) Poems by John Clare, 1901
  • Barty's Star, 1903
  • More Cricket Songs, 1905
  • A Book of Quatrains, 1909
  • Song in September, 1912
  • Solitude, 1913
  • Collected Poems, 1914
  • The Candid Cuckoo, 1918
  • A Merry-go-Round of Song, 1919
  • Verse in Bloom, 1925
  • A Flight of Fancies, 1926
  • Messrs Bat and Ball, 1930
  • Close of Play, 1936
  • Remembrances, 1937
  • Love-in-a-Mist, 1939

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Norman Rowland Gale". http://allpoetry.com. All Poetry. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 

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