Author: William Ernest Henley

Dedication—To My Wife

Take, dear, my little sheaf of songs,
For, old or new,
All that is good in them belongs
Only to you;

And, singing as when all was young,
They will recall
Those others, lived but left unsung -
The bent of all.
W. E. H
APRIL 1888


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Chicago: William Ernest Henley, "Dedication— To My Wife," Poems, ed. Keil, Heinrich, 1822-1894 and trans. Seaton, R. C. in Poems (New York: George E. Wood, ""Death-bed"" edition, 1892), Original Sources, accessed December 3, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=JUQ82UXASZ1TSND.

MLA: Henley, William Ernest. "Dedication— To My Wife." Poems, edited by Keil, Heinrich, 1822-1894, and translated by Seaton, R. C., in Poems, New York, George E. Wood, ""Death-bed"" edition, 1892, Original Sources. 3 Dec. 2020. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=JUQ82UXASZ1TSND.

Harvard: Henley, WE, 'Dedication— To My Wife' in Poems, ed. and trans. . cited in ""Death-bed"" edition, 1892, Poems, George E. Wood, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 3 December 2020, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=JUQ82UXASZ1TSND.