One can hardly be dull possessing the pleasant imaginary
picture of a Municipality hot in chase of a wild crop—­at
least while the charming quarry escapes, as it does
Alice Meynell was extraordinarily well known during her career, which spanned the late-Victorian and mid-Georgian eras. Her elegant, acute essays were frequently praised, and as a poet she was given t...
Alice Meynell was a remarkable literary figure and personality of the latter half of the nineteenth century and first two decades of the twentieth. An independent woman for her era, Meynell was a lead...