Alice Duer Miller
Alice Duer Miller was an American writer and poet.
Alice Duer was born in New York City on July 28, 1874 into a wealthy family. She is the daughter of James Gore King Duer and Elizabeth Wilson Meads, daughter of Orlando Meads of Albany, New York. Her paternal great grandfather, was William Duer, an American lawyer, developer, and speculator from New York City. He had served in the Continental Congress and the convention that framed the New York Constitution. In 1778, he signed the United States Articles of Confederation and was the president of Columbia College, 1829-1842; and her great great grandfather was William Alexander, who claimed the disputed title of Earl of Stirling, ... more »
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- The White Cliffs
- A Lady's Choice
- Forsaking All Others Part 1
- Forsaking All Others Part 5
- Forsaking All Others Part 4
- Forsaking All Others Part 3
- An Exhortation to Gentleness
- From the German
- The Woman at the Cross-roads
- A Bread and Butter Letter
- An American to France
- The Snare of the Fowler
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''They make other nations seem pale and flighty,Alice Duer Miller (1874-1942), U.S. novelist, poet. The White Cliffs. The White Cliffsis a long narrative poem extolling Britain's resistance duri...
But they do think England is God almighty,
And you must remind them now and then
That other countries breed other men.''
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