Jean Ingelow was an English poet and novelist.
Early Life and Education
Born at Boston, Lincolnshire, she was the daughter of William Ingelow, a banker. As a girl she contributed verses and tales to magazines under the pseudonym of Orris, but her first (anonymous) volume, A Rhyming Chronicle of Incidents and Feelings, did not appear until her thirtieth year. This was called charming by Tennyson, who declared he should like to know the author; they later became friends.
Jean Ingelow followed this book of verse in 1851 with a story, Allerton and Dreux, but it was the... more »
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- A Sea Song
- A Dead Year
- Nature, For Nature's Sake
- A Story Of Doom: Book I.
- Song of the Old Love
- The High Tide On The Coast Of Lincolnshi...
- Scholar And Carpenter
- A Story Of Doom: Book III.
- Afternoon At A Parsonage
- An Ancient Chess Set
- A Cottage In A Chine
- Brothers, And A Sermon
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''Alle fresh the level pasture lay,Jean Ingelow (1820-1897), British poet. High Tide on the Coast of Lincolnshire, 1571 (l. 50-53). . . Faber Book of Poems and Places, The. Geoffrey...
And not a shadowe mote by seene,
Save where full fyve good miles away
The steeple towered from out the greene,''
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