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date: 15 July 2019

Lord Weary’s Castle, 

The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

James D. Hart

collection of poems by Robert Lowell, published in 1946.Deriving its title from a folk ballad about Lord Weary’s refusal to pay his stonemason Lambkin for building his castle, and Lambkin’s murder of the lord’s wife and child, the symbolic significance, as ... ...

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