Familiar Songs - Their Authors & Histories

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Songs of Happy Love.
THE BROOKSIDE.
The author of this drawing-room favorite of twenty years ago, is Eichard Monckton Milnes (Lord Houghton), the English poet, politician, and prose-writer. He was born in Yorkshire, June 19,1809. He was graduated at Cambridge, and entered Parliament, where he soon espoused the liberal side, advocating popular education, religious equahty, reform for criminals, etc. He visited this country in 1875, and died in London, Aug. 11, 1885.
The melody which suits these picturesque words so weU, was composed by James Hine.








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