DORR, JULIA CAROLINE RIPLEY. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, 1825; died
in Rutland, Vermont, 1913. A woman of great cultivation and charm,
Mrs. Dorr was also a poet of no inconsiderable gift. Her long
life spanned a period of great events in America, in which she
bore a part, and her work reflects the fine quality of her nature.
Her "Complete Poems" were brought out in 1892, but
were followed in 1909 by a collection called "Beyond the
This biographical note is reprinted
from The Little Book of American Poets: 1787-1900. Ed.
Jessie B. Rittenhouse. Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1915.