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Best of Robert Service, the (1907) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Here, for the first time in a single volume, are collected the most popular verses of the great Klondike poet.

His famous ballads of the North are here. Also included are unforgettable pictures of artists, grisettes and models f the merry tragic life of bohemian Paris, and verses inspired by the war that swept across that same gay city.

And not to be overlooked are the many expressions of the poet's own homespun philosophy -- his comments on women, on life and death, ambition, and success and failure, which strike a responsive chord in the reader's heart.

Gaiety, humor, nostalgia and pathos fill every page, along with the genuine Service ring of virility which has made his verse loved throughout the English reading world.


  • The Absinthe Drinkers
  • Ant Hill
  • Athabasca Dick
  • The Ballad of Blasphemous Bill
  • The Ballad of Casey's Billy-Goat
  • The Ballad of One-Eyed Mike
  • The Ballad of the Black Fox Skin
  • The Battle of the Bulge
  • Bill the Bomber
  • The Bohemian
  • Britannica
  • Brother Jim
  • The Bruiser
  • The Butcher
  • Clancy of the Mounted Police
  • Compensation Pete
  • Contentment
  • The Cremation of Sam McGee
  • Dark Pine
  • Dauntless Quest
  • Dirt
  • Duello
  • Dyspeptic Clerk
  • L'escargot d'or
  • Finistère
  • Funk
  • God's Scallywags
  • Going Home
  • Grandad
  • The Harpy
  • The Hat
  • Heart o' the North
  • Hobo
  • I Believe
  • Inspiration
  • It Is Later Than You Think
  • The Joy of Being Poor
  • Just Think
  • The Land of Beyond
  • Laughter
  • The Law of the Yukon
  • The Little Old Log Cabin
  • The Logger
  • The Lost Master
  • Making Good
  • The March of the Dead
  • Maternity
  • Men of the High North
  • The Men That Don't Fit In
  • Moderation
  • Mongrel
  • The Mountain and the Lake
  • Muquet
  • My Friends
  • My Future
  • My Highland Home
  • My Job
  • My Madonna
  • My Masterpiece
  • My Piney Wood
  • Nature Man
  • Normandy Peasant
  • Odette
  • An Olive Fire
  • The Ordinary Man
  • The Outlaw
  • Pantheist
  • Premonition
  • The Prospector
  • Pullman Porter
  • The Quest
  • The Quitter
  • The Reckoning
  • Repentance
  • Resentment
  • Riviera Honeymoon
  • The Rover
  • Security
  • Sentimental Shark
  • The Shooting of Dan McGrew
  • A Song of Success
  • The Song of the Mouth-Organ
  • The Song of the Wage-Slave
  • The Spell of the Yukon
  • The Squaw Man
  • Stamp Collector
  • Take it Easy
  • Tea on the Lawn
  • The Three Voices
  • The Tramps
  • The Twins
  • The Under-Dogs
  • Unforgotten
  • Victory Stuff
  • The Wanderlust
  • The Wedding Ring
  • While the Bannock Bakes
  • The Woman and the Angel
  • The Wonderer
  • Yellow
  • Your Poem

Original title: The Best of Robert Service
Original languages: English


Genre: PoetryVerse

The following works are contained within this one:
     Cremation of Sam McGee (1907) [Poem]
      Author: Robert W. Service

Edition #1: Best of Robert Service, the

Best of Robert Service, the (1907)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Manifested in:

Best of Robert Service, the (1979)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Toronto
Publisher: McGraw Hill
ISBN: 9780770000172
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.3 x 0.7 in
Pages: 216

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