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THOMAS STARR KING IN VERSE Oscar T. Shuck 1905 Hardcover Near Fine Scarce
By Shuck, Oscar T.
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San Francisco, self published, 1905. 123 pp. Maroon cloth hardcover with gilt titles. Scarce. Near Fine.

Thomas Starr King (December 17, 1824 March 4, 1864), often known as Starr King, was an American Universalist and Unitarian minister, influential in California politics during the American Civil War, and Freemason. Starr King spoke zealously in favor of the Union and was credited by Abraham Lincoln with preventing California from becoming a separate republic. He is sometimes referred to as "the orator who saved the nation".

Shuck's compilation of ten of King's poems:
  • Keeping the Heart
  • The Ideal Life
  • The Harmonies of Nature
  • The Helping Hills
  • A Kingdom in the Air
  • Deliverance From the Fear of Death
  • Yosemite
  • Existence and Life
  • Substance and Show
  • Sight and Insight

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