Laura Elizabeth Richards
Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards (February 27, 1850 - January 14, 1943) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to a high-profile family. During her life, she wrote over 90 books, including children's, biographies, poetry, and others. A well-known children's poem for which she is noted is the literary nonsense verse "Eletelephony."
Her father was Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe, an abolitionist and the... more »
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- Bird Song
- A Song Of Two Angels
- The Gingham Umbrella
- Prince Tatters
- Mrs Snipkin and Mrs Wobblechin
- A Brief Ballad Of Araby
- After A Visit ToThe Natural History Muse...
- Jeremi' and Josephine
- Valentine's Day
- The Owl, The Eel And The Warming-Pan
- Some Families Of My Acquaintance
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''"Oh, nonio, Antonio!Laura Elizabeth Richards (1850-1943), U.S. poet. Antonio (l. 18-20). . . Oxford Book of Children's Verse in America, The. Donald Hall, ed. (1985) ...
You're far too bleak and bonio!
And all that I wish,
You singular fish,
Is that you will quickly begonio."''
''Once there was an elephant,Laura Elizabeth Richards (1850-1943), U.S. poet. Eletelephony (l. 1-4). . . Oxford Book of Children's Verse, The. Iona Opie and Peter Opie, eds. (...
Who tried to use the telephant
No! no! I mean an elephone
Who tried to use the telephone''
To thousands of elder women in the late sixties and early seventies [the private women's club movement] came like a new gospel of activity and service. They had reared their children and seen them tak...Laura Elizabeth Richards (1850-1943), U.S. author and daughter of Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910), a U.S. author and social reformer, and Maude Howe Ellio...
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