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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 28

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Author

Godwin, Catherine Grace, 1798-1845.

Title

The Wanderer's legacy; a collection of poems, on various subjects.

Imprint

London : Samuel Maunder, 1829.

Physical description

[6], 277, [3]p. 8. Original boards.

Call number

WPRP 28.

Citation

Jackson, Annals of English Verse, p. 548; Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 134; InU, CtY, NIC in NUC.

Note

Both her parents died while she was still an infant and she was brought up by Mrs. Warboys, a family friend. They lived at Barbon, Kirkby-Lonsdale. In 1834 she married Thomas Godwin, formerly of the East India Company. She contributed to several annuals. She was acquainted with Wordsworth who wrote an analysis of her poetical strengths and weaknesses in a private letter of 1829. This work is dedicated to William Wordsworth.

Notes

Includes Dedication.

Epigraph

none

Online copy

CU Digital Library

Digital copy and transcription at UC Davis

Contents

INVOCATION

3

Introduction to the Wanderer’s Legacy

7

The Wanderer’s Early Recollections

27

The Seal Hunters

103

The Monk of Camaldoli

141

The Hebrew Girl at the Auto da FÈ

159

The Dying Crusader

171

Destiny

183

Evening on the shores of the Island of Procita

199

Petarca’s Tomb

207

Indian Scenery

211

The Pestilence in Rome

217

Ancient Cities

227

The Turkish Timbs

235

The Blind Minstrel

239

The Arabian Mare

243

The Lament of the Chevalier Bayard, when lying sick of a fever at Grenolbe

249

The Estranged

255

Notes

269