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Selected Poetry of Ada Cambridge (1844-1926)


from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2004, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. Influence
  2. Ordained
  3. The Physical Conscience
  4. A Promise
  5. A Wife’s Protest


Notes on Life and Works

Biographical information

Given name: Ada
Family name: Cambridge
Birth date: 21 November 1844
Death date: 19 July 1926
Nationality: Australian
Family relations
          husband: George Frederick Cross
Occupations
          novelist
          Housewife
Residences
          Elsternwick, Australia
          Wiggenhall, Norfolk, UK
          Wangaratta, Australia: 1870 to 1872
          Yackandandah, Australia: 1872 to 1874
          Ballan, Australia: 1874 to 1877
          Coleraine, Australia: 1877 to 1883
          Bendigo, Australia: 1884 to 1885
          Beechworth, Australia: 1885 to 1894
          Williamstown, Australia: 1894 to 1909
First RPO edition: 2004