Steeple bush

Related to Steeple bush: meadowsweet, hardhack
(Bot.) a low shrub (Spiræa tomentosa) having dense panicles of minute rose-colored flowers; hardhack.

See also: Steeple

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This conflation of the transnational with the transatlantic is most evident in the implicit equation that Giles draws between British decadence and Cold War xenophobia: "[Frost's] style of cold war modernism in the Steeple Bush poems, predicated on the attraction and repulsion of antagonistic opposites, involves a metaphorical externalization and partial suppression of those self-consciously decadent elements that inspired his early work" (150, emphasis added).
His poetry collections include Mountain Interval (1916), New Hampshire (1923), West-Running Brook (1928), A Further Range (1936), AWitness Tree (1942), Steeple Bush (1947), and In the Clearing (1962).
Principal published works: A Boy's Will, 1913; North of Boston, 1914; Mountain Interval, 1916; New Hampshire: A Poem with Notes and Grace Notes, 1923; West-Running Brook, 1928; A Further Range, 1936; A Witness Tree, 1942; A Masque of Reason, 1945; Steeple Bush, 1947; A Masque of Mercy, 1947; How Not to be King, 1951.