It was a very ugly bush indeed; that is, so far as
any thing in nature can be really ugly. It was
lopsided—­having on the one hand a stunted
stump or two, while on the othe...
Dinah Maria Craik, born Mulock, was a novelist who occasionally expressed herself in verse. Somewhat lacking in imaginative perception of experience and overburdened with presumed loftiness of sentime...
The literary opus of Dinah Maria Craik has come to be regarded as a significant reflection of Victorian expectations and values. Her children's books are important explorations of the sentiments of th...