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The Bear edition in six volumes, which he had prepared in his later years, must be regarded as an interesting but somewhat chaotic personal repository rather than as a definitive popular edition. Following his text and his general plan, yet with numerous rearrangements and additions, I have reprinted here all the poems which he gathered into that storehouse; but in the interests of condensation and coherence have omitted his shredded memoirs, his four plays in prose, his essays and his sheaf of press notices, and have greatly abridged his copious running commentary.
In compensation I have added more than fifty poems which he discarded or overlooked but which are either of intrinsic merit or of value to the student of his development. The whole of the rare Portland volume, Joaquin, Et Al.
The other principal additions are the series from Shadows of Shasta and from The Building of the City Beautiful; and Light of the Southern Cross, printed from a pamphlet supplied by Mrs. Miller, to whom and to her daughter Juanita I am indebted for various information contained in the Introduction. An unknown error has occurred.
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Flushed with success, Miller returned to the U. Miller lacks the power of growth, unless it is the power to grow worse. Undaunted, Miller kept writing two of his pseudonyms right word? He was once asked to reply either with a cross or circle, and even then no one was able to make out either mark. As an advocate of true love, he began a year affair with a Mrs.
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Frank Leslie, wife of a publisher of weekly magazines, who was also known as Mrs. Bluebeard for her various husbands and lovers. Early in , seeking the source of his early inspiration, he returned West as associate editor of Golden Era in San Francisco. Wanting to be close to nature, he bought land above Oakland and kept buying until he had some 70 acres. Because he enjoyed writing when it rained, he had special pipes put on the roof to help his muse.
For his more naive visitors he would spout various incantations and pretend to produce these local rainfalls through his Modoc medicine man powers. Among his various soulmates, on this aerie, was a year old girl and assorted actresses, one of whom tried to blackmail him.
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However, in Alaska he did lose part of a toe and an ear from frostbite. Finally slowing down, Miller died in February The road to the park is also named after him. Some of his buildings were destroyed by a fire in The center of the park is the Woodminster Amphitheater used for performances. There are also hiking trails, community kitchens, and picnic groundsspread around the multitude of trees Miller planted.