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

Jean Ingelow (1820–1897)

Ingelow, Jean. An English poet and novelist; born in Boston, England, March 17, 1820; died in London, July 19, 1897. ‘A Rhyming Chronicle of Incidents and Feeling,’ her maiden volume, reveals her melancholy disposition. The ‘Round of Days’ brought her fame, and the circle of her admirers constantly widened as ‘Home Thoughts and Home Scenes,’ ‘A Story of Doom, and Other Poems,’ ‘Mopsa the Fairy,’ and ‘Little Wonder Horn’ made evident the full range of her power. Her novels, ‘Fated to be Free,’ ‘Sarah de Berenger,’ ‘Don John,’ and one or two more, did not attract wide attention. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).