Chapter 11: eighty years 1899-1900; aet. 80-81
though Jesus, Alas!
is as little understood in doctrine as followed in example.
For he has hitherto been like a beautiful figure set to point out a certain way, and people at large have been so entranced with worshipping the figure, that they have neglected to follow the direction it indicates.
J. W. H.
the winter of 1898-99 saw the publication of “from Sunset Ridge
; poems old and New.”
this volume contained many of the poems from “later Lyrics” (long out of print), and also much of her later work.
It met with a warm recognition which gave her much pleasure.
late in 1899 appeared the “reminiscences,” on which she had been so long at work.
These were even