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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Celia Laighton Thaxter (1835–1894)

Thaxter, Mrs. Celia (Leighton). An American poet; born at Portsmouth, NH, June 29, 1835; died on Aug. 26, 1894. She spent her childhood and her later life at the Isles of Shoals. Her works are: ‘Poems’ (1872); ‘Among the Isles of Shoals’ (1873); ‘Poems’ (1874); ‘Drift-Weed’ (1879); ‘Poems for Children’ (1884); ‘The Cruise of the Mystery,’ etc. (1886); ‘Idyls and Pastorals’ (1886); ‘The Yule Log’ (1889); ‘An Island Garden’ (1894); ‘Letters’ (1895); ‘Stories and Poems for Children’ (1895). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).