Books: Robert Frost

He Digs His Songs from the

Soil of Vermont A poet of New England; but a poet first of all of the American character, Robert Frost is best known for his second volume of verse, North of Boston. Frost is a farmer by nature, that curious combination of dreamer and hardheaded Yankee, more characteristic of tillers of the soil than of poets. I like best to think of him sitting in the grass at the edge of a field back of his farmhouse in the Vermont hills. His large, nobly-formed head, with its...

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