Henley, William Ernest (M)

b. 23 August 1849. d. 11 July 1903. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and critic. Diagnosed with tuberculosis of the bone at the age of 12 and had his left leg amputated in 1868. Educated at the University of St. Andrews. Friends with Thomas Edward Brown and Robert Louis Stevenson. Editor of *The London Magazine* (1877-1878) and the *Scots Observer* (*1889-1893). Author of several volumes of poetry including *Hawthorn and Lavender, with Other Verses* (1901) and *In Hospital* (1903). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (SP, SCM)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 35
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Boat Songs 1875 Good Words Poet 2572
VIII. Another 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12376
IV. Lady Probationer 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12381
I. A Surgeon 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12378
VII. Night Picture 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12375
VI. After Operation 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12374
IV. The Visit 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12372
III. The Ward 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12371
V. Staff-Nurse: New Style 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12382
V. Before Operation 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12373
VIII. A Visitor 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12385
I. First Impressions 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12313
VII. A Patient 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12384
VI. A Scrubber 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12383
III. Staff-Nurse: Old Style 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12380
II. A Student 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12379
II. Waiting 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12370
IX. Children: Private Ward 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12386
IX. Floral 1875-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12377
Morning 1875-08 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12314
VI.—Back View 1875-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14539
VIII.—Rain 1875-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14541
IX.—Fishwife 1875-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14542
II.—At Queensferry 1875-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14535
V.—Music Ambulant 1875-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14538
I.—From a Fourth-Pair Window 1875-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14534
III.—Forenoon 1875-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14536
IV.—Venus en Herbe 1875-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14537
VII.—Dogs on the Beach 1875-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14540
X.—Twilight 1875-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14543
Song 1896 Pageant Poet 1090
“What have I done for you” 1898-11 Atalanta Poet 15929
“Was I a Samurai renowned” 1898-11 Atalanta Poet 15928
“Out of the night that covers me” 1898-11 Atalanta Poet 15927
To My Wife 1898-11 Atalanta Poet 15926