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Georgetown Anthology As Compiled and Edited by Al. Philip Kane and James S. Ruby, Jr.

Identifier: GTA-000372

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Dorrance and Company Publishers, Philadelphia. Author’s Index at back. From the preface: "For all those to whom the name of Georgetown suggests a wealth of youthful memories and brings back to view the tower-crowned hill and cloistered quadrangles, this volume will serve as a trusted storehouse of time-dimmed dreams . . ." Includes poetry contributions from: W. Kurtz Wimsatt; Robert J. Collier; Paul D. Page, Jr.; Charles Wells Russell; George LeGuere; Leo J. Casey; Thomas Walsh (including “Georgetown Revisited Written for the Journal on the occasion of Georgetown’s one hundredth commencement, June 1899”); “Poem for the Carroll Reunion of the Philodemic Society of Georgetown”; W. Meredith Smith; William Gaston ("The Old North State Forever: The Official State Song of North Carolina", "Democracy"); Roscoe A. Ridgway; Robert Dick Douglas; WIlliam Leggett; Conde B. Pallen (including "The Centennial Ode"); Charles Louis Palms (including “To Georgetown’s Soldier Dead Read at the unfurling of the Gold Star Flag, June 16, 1919”); James Coale Sappington, Jr.; George Conrad Reid; Dominick Lynch ("An Elegy on the death of General George Washington, delivered at the Catholic Church, February 22, 1800, by Master Dominick Lynch, a student at the College"); E. Richard Shipp; Thomas D. Kernan; Joseph D. McNulty; Stephen R. Mallory; Micheal Earls; James Ryder Randall ("Eidolon", "To the Old College Bell, Died at Georgetown College, aged 85, a well-beloved chime. Disease, a complication of old age, and too many hard knocks", "Placide Bossier", "There's Life in the Old land Yet", "Why the Robin's Breast is Red", "Jamais", “Resurgam”, “Maryland! My Maryland!”); Richard P. Whiteley; Arthur Kerwan; Bernard W. Wagner (including “Jesuit Graveyard” and “for Number 3508 Prospect Avenue”); James S. Rudy, Jr.; Maurice B. Kirby (including “The Georgetown Walks”); John Augustine Goodwin; Maurice Francis Egan; Charles Constantine Pise; John A. Foote (including "Ode: Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1950-1925"; Charles H. A. Esling; Alan Dailey; Owen A. Hill; Daniel Loughran Daly; E.R. Smith; Ward F. Barrow; John Boyle O'Reilly; Nicholas T. Dimitry; Francis H. Rainey; James F. Tracy; George E. Hamilton; J. Herbert Doyle; Thomas Vincent Sullivan; C.B. O'Donnell (including "Boat Song Dedicated to the Georgetown University Boat Club"; Edward Loughborough Keyes; WIlliam J. Lawlor, Jr.; Francis B. Delehanty, Jr.; William K. Wimsatt, Jr.; J. McKee Waggaman; James S. Easby-Smith; Herbert F. Wright; Harlow F. Pease; Ernest E. Blau; Al Philip Kane; John J. Clark; Richard W. Connell, Jr.; E. Richard Shipp; Denis P. Dowd; Dan Devlin; Hall Stoner Lusk; Augustine C. Gaynor; James Kerby Neill; Wilton Lackaye; Joseph L. McAleer; Donald V. Chisholm; Hugh J. Fegan; Edward B. Kenna; Leo J. Logan; J. Eliot Wright; John A. Goodwin; Edward McT. Donnelly (“Little Convent-Girl Beyond the Wall”); Henry Collins Walsh; T.F. Desmond; Joseph Sebastian Rogers; Gerald M. Egan; William Rose Benet (“The Graduation, 1918” reprinted from the New York Evening Sun, June 18, 1918); Charles Byculla; G. Hebron (“The Quadrangle”); Franke W. Romaine; John G. Brunini; Cyrus Hamlin Smithdeal, Jr.; Henry Collins Walsh; and James F. Lee.

Also Georgetown University songs: Blue and Gray, Larry C. Lennon and Frank J. Corcoran; Alma Mater; Lift on High the Blue and Gray; and The Banner of Blue and Gray.


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