Parr, Harriet (pseudonym “Holme Lee”) (F)

b. 31 January 1828. d. 18 February 1900. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and novelist. Pseudonym: “Holme Lee.” Worked as a governess for twelve years. Author of *Maude Talbot* (1854), *Gilbert Massenger* (1855), as well as thirty other novels. Author of several essays including *In the Silver Age: Essays—that is, Dispersed Meditations* (1864), *The Life and Death of Jeanne d’Arc* (1866), *Maurice and Eugénie de Guérin* (1870), and *Echoes of a Famous Year* (1872). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (DD)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 11
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Holy Well 1856-03-15 Household Words Poet 1412
Too Late! 1856-04-19 Household Words Poet 1416
The Love Test 1856-05-03 Household Words Poet 1417
The Grave in the Moorland 1856-07-05 Household Words Poet 1424
Hawkswell Place 1856-08-23 Household Words Poet 1429
An Autumn Shadow 1856-09-27 Household Words Poet 1433
The Life-Shore 1856-11-15 Household Words Poet 1439
The Sighing Shade 1857-02-28 Household Words Poet 1450
The Schoolroom at Christmas Time 1858-12-25 Household Words Poet 1503
Half the Year Round 1859-06-18 All the Year Round Poet 2699
Half the Year Round 1859-12-10 All the Year Round Poet 2720