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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 10

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Author

Browne, Mary Ann, 1812-1844.

Title

Mont Blanc, and other poems.

Imprint

London : Hatchard & Son, 1827

Physical description

xi,[1],177[1]p. Half title.8. Original red cloth, label.

Call number

WPRP 10.

Citation

Jackson, Annals of English Verse, p. 531.

Notes

Includes Dedication and Preface.

Epigraph

Gleamings of poetry &endash; if I may give
The name of beauty, passion, or of grace,
To the wild thoughts that, in a starlit hour,
In a pale twilight or a rosebud morn,
Glance o’er my spirit &endash; thoughts that are like light,
Or love, or hope, in their effects.
 

L.E.L.

Contents

 

MONT BLANC

3

On Reading an Assertion "That Woman was devoid of Sense, and that she never did any good without it was to lead to Evil."

11

On reading "Blacket’s Remains."

14

The Withered Rose

15

My Harp

17

Written in an Album

19

On the Origin of the Red Rose

22

St. Mark’s Eve: a Fragment

23

Stanzas

28

Tears

29

Loves

32

Hebrew Melody

36

Forget me not

38

Fragment

40

From a Wife to her Husband in Adversity

42

To my Sister; with an Ivy Wreath on her Birth-Day

45

"Oh believe not, my Dearest."

47

To the Maid of Erin

49

Stanzas to Mary

51

To Mary on seeing her Portrait

55

To Mrs. Hannah Moore

58

Stanzas

60

Yesterday

63

"I speak not of Beauty."

66

OCEAN

69

To my Grandmother on completing her Eightieth Year

77

"The last time I stood by this River."

79

"I saw thee in Light."

83

Friendship

85

Ennisfall

87

Stanzas on the Death of a young Lady

91

Friendship and Love

94

Song

96

The Mourner to New-Year’s Day

97

"They may talk of their Flowers."

100

Lament for a Highland Chieftain

101

"Farewell, thou False One."

104

Stanzas

106

Greece: Affectionately inscribed to C.T. Robertson, Esq..

109

"To-Morrow, Dear departed one"

113

Verses, written after reading the Anacreontic Song in "The Light of the Haram" in Moore’s "Lallah Rookh."

116

The Maniac

119

She Dreameth

122

Disappointment

126

The Recluse of the World

128

Stanzas

131

The Ivy in Winter

134

"I saw in the Evening"

136

THE VALLEY OF ROSES

139

SACRED PIECES.

The Sabbath

161

To the Jessamine

165

"I heard her Pray"

166

Stanzas written in the Author’s Bible the day she completed her Fourteenth Year

170

The Tear

172

"Watch and Pray"

174