Pollock, Walter Herries (M)

b. 21 February 1850. d. 21 February 1926. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, fiction writer, and journalist. Alternative signature: “W. H. Pollock.” The second son of Sir William Frederick Pollock, 2nd Baronet. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. Called to the bar in 1874. Lectured at the Royal Institution in London. Married Emma Jane Pipon on 11 January 1876. Editor of the *Saturday Review* (1884-1894), through which he became close friends with Andrew Lang, Louis Stevenson, Rudyard Kipling, Oscar Wilde, Egerton Castle, W. E. Henley, and Henry Irving. Contributed to *Longman’s*. Poetry volumes include *Songs and Rhymes: English and French* (1882), and *Verses of Two Tongues* (1884). Biographical information: Wikipedia <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Herries_Pollock> (11 March 2020). (JS)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 8
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Lalage 1869-08 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14415
Below the Heights 1869-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14418
“Amour Qui Sourit Caché” 1871-07-01 The Dark Blue Poet 188
Raindrops 1871-09 The Dark Blue Poet 597
A Conquest 1871-11 The Dark Blue Poet 608
A Kiss 1871-12 The Dark Blue Poet 625
“Come” 1871-12 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14430
Heidelberg. On the Terrace 1872-12 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14443