Biography of Caroline Hayward
Caroline Hayward was a Canadian Poet during the Victorian Period. She is best known for her poem, the Christmas Homes of England.
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Caroline Hayward Poems
Inkerman. The Battle Field by Moonlight.
Above the vale of Inkerman, Calmly the moon's rays fell, Revealing as by light of day, That deep and lonely dell;
I stood in a princely hall, and where Round me gather'd the brave and fair, Music in softest strains flew by, Flashing like gems was each radiant eye;
The Christmas Homes of England
The Christmas homes of England! How far-famed and how dear; In bright array they ever stand, That glad day of the year;
I stood in a princely hall, and where
Round me gather'd the brave and fair,
Music in softest strains flew by,
Flashing like gems was each radiant eye;
Joining the fair in the festal dance,
Now the proud warrior lays down his lance,
And the hand which but lately the sword had grasp'd
In love's fond pressure was gently clasp'd.
But who of such lofty stature there,