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The shooting of Dan McGrew, & other favorite poems

Robert W. Service

The shooting of Dan McGrew, & other favorite poems

by Robert W. Service

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Klondike River Valley (Yukon),
  • Yukon Territory
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Yukon Territory -- Poetry,
    • Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Gold discoveries -- Poetry

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6037.E72 S4 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. ;
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4101554M
      ISBN 100396078974
      LC Control Number80016040
      OCLC/WorldCa6378994

      The Shooting of Dan McGrew and the Cremation of Sam McGee book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Add this book to your favorite list» Community Reviews. Showing Average rating Rating details two of the best poems i believe. we memorized them in the car. robert service is a genious/5(2). From the book The Shooting of Dan McGrew by Robert Service. A bunch of the boys were whooping it up in the Malamute saloon; The kid that handles the music-box was hitting a jag-time tune; Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, And watching his luck was his light-o’-love, the lady that’s known as Lou.

      Treasury of 44 poems evokes stirring images of British character and attitudes at the height of the Empire. "Gunga Din," "Danny Deever," "If—," "The White Man's Burden," "The Female of the Species," many others, filled with character study, dramatic incident and rousing language New Notes to the Text. Alphabetical lists of titles and first lines. The porter in the Pullman car. Born in Lancashire, England to a bank cashier and an heiress, poet Robert William Service moved to Scotland at the age of five, living with his grandfather and three aunts until his parents moved to Glasgow four years later and the family reunited.

      The Shorter Catechism poem by Robert William Service. I burned my fingers on the stove And wept with bitternessBut poor old Auntie Maggie strove. Page. Categories: Poetry The "common man's poet" and "Canadian Kipling" recounts tales from the Klondike gold rush in this compilation of 34 of his best verses. Poems include "The Cremation of Sam McGee," "The Call of the Wild," "The Heart of the Sourdough," "The Shooting of Dan McGrew," and other memorable storytelling verses.


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The shooting of Dan McGrew, & other favorite poems by Robert W. Service Download PDF EPUB FB2

Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, And watching his luck was his light-o'-love, the lady that's known as Lou. When out of the night, which was fifty below, and into the din and the glare, There stumbled a miner fresh from the.

The Shooting of Dan McGrew, & Other Favorite Poems book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Includes 'The Spell of the Yukon, 4/5(7). The shooting of Dan McGrew, & other favorite poems [Service, Robert W] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The shooting of Dan McGrew, & other favorite poems. "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" is a must for anyone who enjoys the poems of the Yukon by R.W.

Service. The story reveals a colorful background for the characters in the poem. The story is well written and is a real page turner.

Pictures from the silent movie made from the book are included/5(19). "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" is a must for anyone who enjoys the poems of the Yukon by R.W. Service. The story reveals a colorful background for the characters in the poem. The story is well written and is a real page turner. Pictures from the silent movie made from the book /5(19).

The Shooting of Dan McGrew. Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, And watching his luck was his light-o'-love, the lady that's known as Lou. When out of the night, which was fifty below, and into the din and glare, My favorite story poem of all time is "The Cremation of Sam Magee."-K.

on Apr 05 AM x edit. The Shooting Of Dan Mcgrew poem by Robert William Service. A bunch of the boys were whooping it up in the Malamute saloonThe kid that handles the musicbox was hitting a jagtime The shooting of Dan McGrew of the bar in a solo.

Page. The Shooting of Dan McGrew; The Shooting of Dan McGrew; Charlotte MacLeod, writing as Alisa Craig, had one of her characters write a play based on The Shooting of Dan McGrew in her mystery novel, The Grub-and-Stakers Pinch a Poke. The poem is quoted at the beginning of the book.

Dangerous Dan McFoo, cartoon directed by Tex Avery. The. The Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Favorite Poems, jacket drawing by Eric Watts (Dodd Mead, ) Servicewise and Otherwise: a selection of extracts in prose and verse from the works of Robert W.

Service, which may serve as an introduction to the virile writings of that celebrated author ; collected and arranged by Arthur H. Stewart. Now Sam McGee was from Tennessee, where the cotton blooms and blows. Why he left his home in the South to roam 'round the Pole, God only knows.

He was always cold, but the land of gold seemed to hold him like a spell; Though he'd often say in his homely way that "he'd sooner live in hell." On a. Inhe published his first book of poetry, The Spell of the Yukon, and Other Verses This book included the well-known poem "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and this first brought him public recognition.

Inhe left his banker's job and began writing his first novel, The Trail of the ' He married in and the couple had a daughter.4/5(1). The English-born poet lived in Canada most of his life, where he penned a spirited series of poems that recapture the rough-and-tumble life of the frontier's mining camps and saloons.

Includes "The Spell of the Yukon," "The Heart of the Sourdough," "While the Bannock Bakes," and "The Squaw Man.". Kristin Hannah's The Great Alone, takes its title from a line in "The Shooting of Dan McGrew", a poem composed by Robert W.

Service, whose work inspires the main character throughout the book. Robert W. Service (), known as "The Bard of the Yukon," was born in Lancashire, England, the son of a banker and an heiress. One of the favorite books of poetry on my shelf, I own several books of Robert Service poetry.

His works are among the most delightful to read out loud. This collection, largely gold-rush tales, weaves the spell of the far north with a brilliance untouched by almost any other author.

Most of these works have a simple meter and rhyming s:   The Paperback of the The Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Favorite Poems by Robert Service at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be : Robert Service. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 32 pages ; 14 x 15 cm: Contents: The shooting of Dan McGrewThe cremation of Sam McGeeMy madonnaClancy of the Mounted Police.

Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book the Malamute saloon is thriving with activity.

Dangerous Dan McGrew sits in the back playing cards and watching the beautiful lady Lou. The Shooting of Dan McGrew: A Novel Marvin Dana, Robert William 5/5(2).

The Shooting of Dan McGrew The bunch of the boys were whooping it up in the Malamute saloon; The kid that handles the music-box was hitting a jag-time tune; Back in the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, And watching his.

Robert William Service (Janu – Septem ) was a poet and writer who has often been called "the Bard of the Yukon". Service is best known for his poems "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation of Sam McGee", from his first book, Songs of a Sourdough (; also published as The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses).

"These humorous tales in. The Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Favorite Poems, jacket drawing by Eric Watts (Dodd Mead, ) Servicewise and Otherwise: a selection of extracts in prose and verse from the works of Robert W.

Service, which may serve as an introduction to the virile writings of that celebrated author ; collected and arranged by Arthur H. Stewart. The poem about the shooting of the fictitious Dan McGrew was written soon after the gold rush in Dawson City was over; it is an unrelenting story of the greed, jealousy, loneliness and betrayal that were characteristic of the Gold Rush era, and how Dan McGrew became the hated target of a half-crazed miner/5.And then I read Robert Service's poem The Shooting of Dan McGrew and discovered that I liked it.

Next I read The Cremation of Sam McGee and decided that poetry could actually be fun. Eventually I read other poems by Robert Service and discovered that, although most were more serious than Dan McGrew and Sam McGee, they still appealed to me.Coloring books for adults and children.

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