Irrevocable

Irrevocable is a poem that L.M. Montgomery published in the 10 November 1898 issue of The Congregationalist, a Boston periodical. It was then reprinted in scores of newspapers, particularly in Kansas, sometimes under the title “Beyond Recall,” sometimes attributed to Ewing Herbert. It appears in A World of Songs: Selected Poems, 1894–1921.

Bibliography

Montgomery, L.M. “Irrevocable.” The Congregationalist (Boston), 10 November 1898, 652.

Also in Chronicle (Adelaide, Australia), 8 April 1899, 36.

Also in Willmar (MN) Tribune, 17 May 1899, 6.

Also, unsigned, as “Beyond Recall” in Brown County World (Hiawatha, KS), 7 July 1899, 1.

Also in Bourbon News (Paris, KY), 19 September 1899, 3.

Also in Bolivar (NY) Breeze, 30 November 1899, 6.

Also in Brownstown (IN) Banner, 7 December 1899, 14.

Also in Belle Plaine (KS) News, 14 December 1899, 6.

Also in Cheney (KS) Sentinel, 14 December 1899, 4.

Also in Lane County Journal (Dighton, KS), 14 December 1899, 2.

Also in Barton Beacon (Great Bend, KS), 15 December 1899, 6.

Also in Dodge City (KS) Democrat, 15 December 1899, 2.

Also in Harper (KS) Sentinel, 15 December 1899, 6.

Also in Kinsley (KS) Graphic, 15 December 1899, 2.

Also in Mount Hope (KS) Mentor, 15 December 1899, 3.

Also in Mulvane (KS) Record, 15 December 1899, 3.

Also in Westphalia (KS) Times, 22 February 1900, 4.

Also in Blue Mound (KS) Sun, 23 February 1900, 4.

Also in Louisburg (KS) Herald, 23 February 1900, 4.

Also in Robinson (KS) Index, 1 March 1900, 7.

Also in Daily Express (Defiance, OH), 23 August 1901, 6.

Also, unsigned, as “Beyond Recall” in Brown County World (Hiawatha, KS), 3 November 1905, 1.

Also, by Ewing Herbert, as “Beyond Recall” in Garland (KS) Gazette, 10 November 1905, 1.

Also, by Ewing Herbert, as “Beyond Recall” in Mapleton (KS) Dispatch, 10 November 1905, 1.

Also, by Ewing Herbert, as “Beyond Recall” in Redfield (KS) Herald, 10 November 1905, 1.

Also, by Ewing Herbert, as “Beyond Recall” in Town and Country and the Sasnak (Fort Scott, KS), 10 November 1905, 1.

Also, by Ewing Herbert, as “Beyond Recall” in Uniontown (KS) News, 10 November 1905, 1.

Also, unsigned, as “Beyond Recall” in Wellington (KS) Daily News, 1 December 1905, 2.

Also, by Anonymous, as “Beyond Recall” in Osage County Chronicle (Burlingame, KS), 11 January 1906, 6.

Also, unsigned, as “Beyond Recall” in Le Roy (KS) Reporter, 12 January 1906, 1.

Also, unsigned, as “Beyond Recall” in Garnett (KS) Journal, 26 July 1907, 8.

Also in Akron (OH) Beacon Journal, 16 November 1910, 4.

Also in Aberdeen (SD) Daily News, 4 February 1911, Section Two, 7.

Also in Winnipeg Tribune, 26 August 1911, Section Two, 21.

Also in Greensboro (NC) Daily Record, 9 September 1911, 5.

Also in Lexington (KY) Herald, 21 August 1912, 4.

Also in Evening Times (Grand Forks, ND), 16 January 1913, 6.

Also in A World of Songs: Selected Poems, 1894–1921, 35.