George Henry Boker Poems

George Henry Boker was an American poet whose first collection was published in 1848. It was titled The Lessons of Life and other Poems. He also published several plays, like The Betrothal and Leonar de Guzman. One of his last works was Königsmark, The Legend of the Hounds, and other Poems. 


by George Henry Boker

‘Sonnet’ by George Henry Boker is a war-time sonnet. It was written in order to emphasize how brave soldiers are and what they sacrifice.

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by George Henry Boker

George Henry Boker, having lived through the American Civil War, wrote a book full of poetry that depicts the effects

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