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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 30

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Author

Grant, Mrs. Anne (1755-1838).

Title

Poems on various subjects.

Imprint

Edinburgh : J. Moir, 1803.

Physical description

447, [1]p. Half calf, marbled boards.

Call number

WPRP 30.

Citation

Jackson, Annals of English Verse, p. 273; CBEL, II, 2026.

Notes

Anne Grant of Laggan.

Notes

Includes Dedication.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

New York Public Library copy via Hathi Trust

University of Michigan copy via Hathi Trust

Digital copy and transcription at UC Davis

Contents

 

Introductory Verses.

17

The Highlanders Part I.

21

Part II.

30

Part III.

45

Part IV.

57

Part V. .

78

Notes on the Highlanders

111

To Sir J**** G****, Baronet

139

Notes on Ditto

143

A Ballad founded on Fact

145

Notes on Ditto

156

A Journal from Glasgow to Laggan

161

Notes on Ditto

214

To the Right Honourable Henry Dundas

219

On the Death of Sir Ralph Abercromby

221

A familiar Epistle to a Friend

236

An Epistle to a Friend

247

Notes on Ditto

253

Remarks on the Character of Burns

256

On the Death of Burns

261

To Mrs. Dunlop of Dunlop, on reading Burns’s Letters

266

Moome

271

The Nymph of the Fountain to Charlotte

278

Answer to a Poetical Epistle from an intimate Friend

282

To His Royal Highness the Duke of York, with an Invalid Soldier’s Petition

286

Sent to a Young Nobleman, with a Pair of Garters wrought by an Highland Woman in the 101st Year of her Age

290

To Miss Wallis, with a Sprig of Crimson Heath, which grew on the Summit of a Mountain

294

An Ode, on reading one on the same subject by Professor Richardson of Glasgow

298

Answer to a Poetical Apology sent by Professor M’Leod of Glasgow, to some Ladies who had invited him to an Oyster-Feast

303

Hymn for the Sons of the Clergy

309

To the Memory of a Young Lady who died near Inverness in the 21st Year of her Age, August 1776

312

To a Young Lady deeply interested in the Subject of the Poem

314

To Lady Clan, who insisted on the Author’s writing a Poem on meeting by appointment with her and three other Ladies at an Inn on the Road Betwixt Perth and Laggan

320

Ode to Hygeia:--- Addressed to the late Mrs. William Sprott, Edinburgh.---Spring 1779

331

To Miss Danbar of Boath

334

Inscription for a Garden-seat.---Sacred to the Remembrance of a beloved Friend, Miss A. O****, 1794

337

On reading Manuscript Poems by a Young Lady, not in the Manner but in the Spirit of Collins

339

Written in one of the Duke of Althol’s Walks at Blair, after making a clandestine entrance through the River tilt, Summer 1796

341

Peaceful Shades

344

TRANSLATIONS FROM THE GAELIC.

 

Preliminary Letter to Robert Arbuthnot, Esq. containing Observations on the Authenticity of Ossian’s Poems

349

Morduth.---A Fragment, translated from the Gaelic: in Two Books

371

Notes on Ditto

393

The Aged Bard’s Wish

395

Notes on Ditto

403

SONGS.

 

On the Marquis of Huntley’s departure for the Continent with his Regiment in 1799

407

Glossary to Ditto

413

Subscriber’s Names

415