Norman Rowland Gale
Biography of Norman Rowland Gale
Norman Rowland Gale (4 March 1862 – 7 October 1942) was a poet, story-teller and reviewer, who published many books over a period of nearly fifty years.
His best-known poem is probably The Country Faith, which is in the Oxford Book of English Verse.
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- Golf Steals Our Youth
- The Country Faith
- The Amateur Photographer
- The Decimal Point
- On Seeing a Train Start for the Seaside
- A Priest
- Holy Ground
- The First Kiss
- Cicely Bathing
- The Ballade of the Glutton
- The Fairy Book
Tend me my birds, and bring again
The brotherhood of woodland life,
So shall I wear the seasons round
A friend to need, a foe to strife;
Keep me my heritage of lawn,
And grant me, Father, till I die
The fine sincerity of light
And luxury of open sky.