W. H. Davies - Beggars: What Is This Life If, Full of Care, We Have No Time to Stand and Stare?

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William Henry Davies was born in the Pillgwenlly district of Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales, a busy port on July 3rd, 1871. Davies seemed to find childhood difficult. By the age of 13 he was arrested, part of a gang of five schoolmates, and charged with stealing handbags. He was given twelve strokes of the birch. The following year, 1885, Davies wrote his first poem; "Death." His yearning was to travel. In a half dozen years, he crossed the Atlantic at least annually by working on cattle ships. He travelled through many of ...

W. H. Davies - Beggars: What Is This Life If, Full of Care, We Have No Time to Stand and Stare? 2017, Word to the Wise

ISBN-13: 9781787373853

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