The Song of the Lark

 

THE SONG OF
THE LARK


BY

WILLA SIBERT CATHER


"It was a wond'rous lovely storm that drove me!"
Lenau's "Don Juan."


 
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BOSTON AND NEW YORK
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY
The Riverside Press Cambridge

 

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COPYRIGHT, 1915, BY WILLA SIBERT CATHER

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED


Published October 1915

 

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                TO
        Isabelle McClung

 
             On uplands,
             At morning,
The world was young, the winds were free;
             A garden fair,
             In that blue desert air,
Its guest invited me to be.

 

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CONTENTS

Part I. Friends of Childhood 1
II. The Song of the Lark 159
III. Stupid Faces 247
IV. The Ancient People 293
V. Doctor Archie's Venture 343
VI. Kronborg 383
Epilogue 481
 



This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.


The author died in 1947, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.