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

Felicia Dorothea Hemans (1793–1835)

Hemans, Felicia Dorothea Browne. An English-Irish poet; born (Browne) in Liverpool, Sept. 25, 1793; died at Redesdale, near Dublin, May 16, 1835. At the age of fourteen she published creditable poems in newspapers. Her highest note was reached in the collections: ‘Domestic Affections’; ‘Tales and Historic Scenes in Verse’; and ‘Lays of Many Lands.’ Other compositions are: ‘Forest Sanctuary’; ‘Songs of the Cid’; and ‘The Siege of Valencia, the Last Constantine.’ (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).