1824. Complete Edition. Poetess and philanthropist, Proctor was the eldest daughter of poet Bryan Waller Procter (Barry Cornwall), who was a good friend of Charles Dickens. Nearly all of her poetry was in the first instance contributed to Household Words and All the Year Round. Dickens has given a characteristic testimony to her worth. She was, he says, a friend who inspired the strongest attachments; she was a finely sympathetic woman with a great accordant heart and a sterling noble nature. Contents include: Legends and Lyrics. A Book of Verses First Series; Legends and Lyrics. A Book of Verses Second Series; and A Chaplet of Verses. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.