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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 15

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Author

Cave, Jane, 1753-1813. Afterwards Winscom.

Title

Poems on various subjects, entertaining, elegiac, and religious.

Imprint

Winchester. Printed for the Author by J. Sadler. 1783.

Physical description

Fine frontispiece portrait. [4],26,[2;blank],iv,150p. With a list of subscribers. Original blue boards, uncut.

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 378.

Call number

WPRP 15 .

Notes

Contains 'On the much lamented death of the Rev. Mr. Whitfield, who died in New England, Sept 30, 1770' and 'On the departure of six missionaries to America'.

Includes "To the Subscribers" and Subscribers list.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

Hathi Trust

Contents

 

The Author’s Plea

1

On Love and Wine

6

On the Parting of the Miss B------s, of Winchester, with Mr. and Mrs. G-----n

8

To a young Gentleman, who presented the Author with a Poem in Commendation of her singing

10

Extempore on Miss Organ

13

The Woman’s Ornament

14

Credulia’s Complaint

18

On the Marriage of a Lady, to whom the Author was Bride-Maid

21

From Eusebia to Fidelio

25

On the Marriage of Captain A-------- to Miss R--------

29

A Letter to an Aunt

34

On the Departure of a Youth from the Author

37

To a Friend, on going to Itchen

40

A Poem, occasioned by a Lady’s doubting whether the Author composed an Elegy to which her name is affixed

44

A Poem for Children, on Cruelty, &c.

47

On an angry, petulant Kitchen-Maid

49

On the Death of an Only Child

52

On the Author’s leaving Bath, and going to Winchester

53

On the Celebration of the Night in which Misses W----- and J------ were bound Apprentices to Miss H--------

56

On building Castles

57

On viewing the Portrait of Mr. T.W.

61

To an Aunt

62

On seeing Lady P----- at a Place of Worship

63

ELEGIAC POEMS.

 

On the Death of Mr. Bradford

65

On the Death of Mrs. Maybery

69

On the Death of Mrs. Blake

74

On the Death of Mr. Whitefield

77

On the Death of the Rev. Mr. Howell Harris

83

On the Death of the Rev. Mr. Watkins

89

On the Death of the Author’s Mother

96

Epitaph on a young Man who died three Days after he was married

100

Another on a Young Lady

101

Another on an amiable Wife.

ibid.

RELIGIOUS POEMS.

 

A Poem on hearing the Rev. Mr. R---d read the Morning Service

102

An Hymn in Time of Opposition

107

Another Hymn

108

On the First General Fast after the Commencement of the late War

111

Lines composed instantaneously, at the Request of a Company of gay Ladies

114

On profane Cursing and Swearing

116

On the Departure of six Missionaries to America

118

On hearing the Tolling of a Bell

121

An Hymn for Consecration

130

On the General Fast, Feb, 8, 1782

135

On hearing the Rev. Mr. B------, from Psalm 65, 2

138

Ingratitude

146

An Hymn for a Child who has lost its Father and Mother

147

Love, the Essence of Religion

149