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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 21

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Author

[Cowper, Maria Frances, 1726-1797.]

Title

Original poems, on various occasions. By a lady. Revised by William Cowper, Esq. of the Inner Temple. 2nd ed.

Imprint

Second edition. London : For Mathews and Leigh. 1807.

Physical description

viii,115,ivp. Contemporary calf, red label.

Call number

WPRP 21.

Citation

Jackson, Annals of English Verse, p. 311.

Notes

Contains Advertisement.

Epigraph

Epigraph, source not listed:
And sighs shall sooner fail than cause to sigh.

Online copies

Google Books

Contents

 

THE Christian dying

1

Free Grace

2

Prayer

3

Written in Sickness

4

Prayer

4

The Christian’s View of Pleasure

5

June 14th

6

This World not our Rest, &c.

7

Hymn

9

Verses to Lady ---

10

Love of Solitude, &c.

11

Resignation

13

My retired Hours

15

The Libertine

19

The Consolation

21

On seeing a certain Advertisement

23

A Hymn

23

The Necessity and Use of Affliction

24

The Retrospect

25

Where has my Ambition led me?

28

Dependence on God

29

Advantages of Retirement

29

The Soul’s Farewell to Earth, &c.

30

Affliction

32

Hymn

32

Musing on former Times

33

Hope in the Lord

35

Future Prospects

36

The Invitation

37

Renewed Affliction

38

A Chamber Hymn

39

Thoughts While at Work

41

Musings

42

The happy Choice

42

On the untimely Death of----

43

Apology for Retirement

46

Times past

48

August 7th

49

Going to St. M---- W----

50

In the Church, being there too early

52

Sacramental Hymn

52

Behaviour in Public Worship

54

Walking alone into the City

55

Praying for renewing Grace

56

"Sing to yourselves in Psalms," &c.

57

Musing

58

Thankfulness

59

Approaching the Lord’s Table

60

A spiritual Song

50

Written in Sickness

61

The True Wisdom

62

Am I of the Flock?

63

Work of the Spirit

64

In a Season of Trouble

66

Written in Sickness

67

Who are the Redeemed of the Lord?

68

Written under bodily Affliction

69

A dying Christian

71

The Sinner’s Morning Song

72

The Crucifixion

74

Evening Hymn

76

God’s free Gift of Love

77

To Miranda

80

The Gardener

82

Soliloquy

83

Written after a Storm

84

Praying for Grace

85

The Infidel

86

On Astreas Character

87

The loss of a Son

88

The Wish

90

Thoughts journeying

90

Worldly Anxiety

91

Occasioned by the Same

92

Devout Contemplation

93

A heavy Loss

95

In Memory of the Author’s Mother

96

On the same

98

Penitential Hymn

99

Advice to a pious Friend, &c.

101

Meditation

102

Preparation for Prayer

105

Memorandum

106

Song in the Night

106

Leadings to true Comfort

107

Humility

109

The dying Arminian

110

Prayer

113

Communion with God

113