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Posted By: Taconicus
25-Sep-13 - 04:33 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Wildwood Flower / I'll Twine 'Mid the ...
Subject: RE: Origins: Wildwood Flower / I'll Twine 'Mid the ...
The possible explanations for his using that pseudonym (a very common practice in that century) are discussed on the Mystery of Maud Irving page. He didn't use it in his books, as far as I know, just in submitting poems to magazines.