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Individual Item Contents: WPRP 31

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Author

Greensted, Frances.

Title

Fugitive pieces.

Imprint

Maidstone : printed for the Author by D. Chalmers. 1796.

Physical description

viii, 46, [2], 25, [1]p. 8. With a half title. With a list of subscribers. Stitched, as issued, uncut, unopened.

Call number

WPRP 31.

Citation

Jackson, Annals of English Verse, p. 208. Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 139; C, L, O, InU-Li, CSmH, CtY,DLC, IU in ESTC.

Notes

Frances Greensted was a domestic servant.

Notes

Includes Address to the Public, Dedication, Conclusion and List of Subscribers.

Epigraph

I left no calling for the idle trade,
No duty broke nor Father disobey’d;
Whilst yet a child nor yet unknown to fame,
I lisp’d in numbers for the numbers came.
 

POPE.

Online copies

Hathi Trust

Contents

No Contents page. Includes:

TOTTENHAM PARK

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In Memory of an Amiable Lady, Who Died in the Author’s Arms.---Written in the Year, 1782

6

On the RAGE FOR BLUE AND BUFF, So indiscriminately worn during a certain Election

8

VERSES Addressed to a Young Lady with A STRAYED CAT

9

TO A YOUNG LADY, With a present of a Squirrel, named CUPID

10

A TRIBUTE TO THE MEMORY OF LIEUTENANT JENNER

11

EPITAPH. "And the Sea shall give up her Dead."

17

An Attempt to Describe the Beauties of OTHAM

17

EPITAPH On a SQUIRREL belonging to J.H. Surgeon

19

ACROSTIC, Written in the pleasure Grounds of the late F. Brooke, Esq. at West Malling, in Kent

20

EPITAPH On a favourite CAT who lived to the great Age of 20 Years

20

ELEGY on a SQUIRREL

21

On the Death of a GOLDFINCH

22

SENSIBILITY, ADDRESSED TO THE REV. J. BAILY, L.L. B. OF BURBAGE

23

ANSWER To an Epistle from a FOP

26

EPITAPH ON JOHN MUSSENDINE, Late Porter to the Right Hon. the Earl of Aylesbury

27

EPITAPH On A.T. Aged sixteen Years

28

EPITAPH ON A PROMISING CHILD

28

EPITAPH ON AN INFANT

29

EPITAPH

29

EPITAPH On H.W. Aged five Years

30

TO A LADY, Well known in the Poetical World, who was pleased to compliment the Author on his Production

30

EPITAPH On two Brothers who died at the respective Ages of 14 Years

31

EPITAPH, On an Infant, who was born January the 19, 1796--Dies the June following

31

BURBAGE, A Descriptive POEM

32

AN ADDRESS TO THE CREATOR On the present plentiful Harvest.---- Written August 21, 1796

40

ANSWER to all the ENIGMANS In the LADY’S DIARY for the Year 1795

41

THE BRIDAL DAY, An Answer to the Rebusses and Charades in the LADY’S DIARY for the Year 1795

42

ON LEAVING BURBAGE, ADDRESSED TO MRS,[sic] JENNER

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