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Isaac Bassett Choate

Maine & Massachusetts

Isaac Bassett Choate was born on July 12, 1833 at Naples, Maine. "After graduating in 1862 at Bowdoin college, Isaac then studied law and was admitted to the bar three years later. Mr. Choate has written nearly a hundred poems which have received publication, and has also written considerable prose. He is now a resident of Boston, Massachusetts." [Thos. W. Herringshaw (ed.), Local and National Poets of America 704 (Chicago: American Publishers' Association, 1890)]


Isaac Bassett Choate, With Birds and Flowers (New York: Home Journal Print., 1895) [online text]

________________, Obeyd, the Camel Driver (New York: Home Journal Print, 1899)

________________, The Singing Heart (Boston: R. H. Hinkley Co., 1912) [online text]

________________, The Praise of Song (Boston: Chapple Publishing Co., 1914)

________________, Through Realms of Song (Boston: Chapple, 1914)


Isaac Bassett Choate, Elements of English Speech (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1884) [online text]

________________, Wells of English (Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1892)(1891) [online text]

Edward William Thompson, After Taps ([Lowell, Massachusetts]: Privately printed, 1900)(Isaac Bassett Choate & Sophia P. (Thompson) Choate eds.)