Definition of James whitcomb riley
1. Noun. United States poet (1849-1916).
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1. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"... james whitcomb riley (1852-) AMES WHITCOMB RILEY, the western-American dialect poet, is one of the younger writers who have given to the newer native ..."
2. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"james whitcomb riley, who was possibly the most widely read native poet of his day, was born October 7, 1849, in Greenfield, Indiana, a small town twenty ..."
3. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"james whitcomb riley, who was possibly the most widely read native poet of his day, was born October 7, i8j.gj in Greenfield, Indiana, a small town twenty ..."
4. Poetry by Modern Poetry Association (1916)
"EDITORIAL COMMENT james whitcomb riley E AD, my lords and gentlemen: Stilled the tongue and stayed the pen; Cheek unflushed and eye unlit— Done with life ..."
5. The Little Book of American Poets, 1787-1900 by Jessie Belle Rittenhouse (1915)
"james whitcomb riley. 1 From the Biographical Edition of The Complete Works of james whitcomb riley. Copyright, 1913. Used by special permission of the ..."
6. Books in General: By Solomon Eagle [pseud.] by John Collings Squire (1920)
"james whitcomb riley IN bed, with a high temperature, and all the repellent attributes of forehead, eyes, mouth, and back which are described in patent ..."
7. The Meaning of the Times: And Other Speeches by Albert Jeremiah Beveridge (1908)
"And dean of all, first of all and dearest of all is that American Burns, whom Indiana has given to the Nation — james whitcomb riley. I say given by Indiana ..."
8. Godey's Magazine by Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1896)
"bv Benjamin F. Johnson, of Boone (james whitcomb riley). ... Dialect and Other Verses, by james whitcomb riley. With Portrait. Cloth, $1.25. ..."