"Fifth Printing, September 1900"; Forbes & Company publishers, Boston & Chicago; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages.


Introduction -

So far as we know, this young man, now so suddenly dead, was the drollest mimic and gentlest humorist of our region.  He existed as the welcome and mirthful shadow of conventional and tiresome things.


He began as the expositor of "The Maiden's Prayer" on the piano, where each accented note was flat or sharp, and the music flowed rapidly, or over great difficulties, as the score might determine...

Ben King's Verse, edited by Nixon Waterman

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