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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 39

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Author

Hoole, Barbara. (nee Wreaks, 1770-1844).

Title

Poems.

Imprint

Sheffield : J. Montgomery, at the Iris Office. [1805].

Physical description

[lii],256p. With a list of subscribers. Contemporary yellow boards, neatly rebacked in calf.

Call number

WPRP 39.

Citation

Jackson, Annals of English Verse, p. 290; CBEL, III, 373.

Notes

This is her first work.

Includes Dedication, Advertisement, and List of Subscribers.

Epigraph

I never list presume to Parnass’ hill,
But piping low in shade of lowly grove,
I play to please my self, albeit ill.
 
SPENSER.

Online copies

Digital copy and transcription at UC Davis

Contents

 

Verses on the threatened Invasion

1

The Fireside

3

Stanzas to the River Dun

6

The Cottage

11

Elegiac Lines composed in the Ruins of Roche Abbey

13

An Old Man’s Tale

18

Lines addressed to a Young Gentleman

23

Lines addressed to a Young Lady

25

Cumberland Rocks

28

To Death

30

To a Friend on his Marriage

32

On the Birth-day of the REV. JAMES WILKINSON

36

The Soldier’s Wife

38

Sonnet to the Oak

40

To the Evening Star

41

To Bath

42

To Hope

43

To the Primrose

44

Lines written November 1, 1801

45

To a Friend

46

The Widow to her Infant

47

Impromptu on absence of Friends

49

To Taste

51

To Death, supposed to be written by WERTER

52

Stanzas addressed to MRS. RADCLIFFE

53

On the Peace of 1802

59

On the death of the REV. THOMAS BROWNE

63

Sonnet composed on the Banks of Ulswater

69

Sonnet composed in a Cell on the Banks of the Eimont

70

Lines presented with a Snow-drop to a little Girl, after severe illness

71

Stanzas written on Christmas Day

72

Stanzas to Winter

74

Rhapsody of Sorrow

78

To Enthusiasm

82

Lines occasioned by the Question -- "Can you love me?"

85

Stanzas inscribed to a Winter Stock

87

A Friendly Epistle, written from Banner Cross

89

Lines composed whilst climbing some Rocks in Derbyshire

99

To Melancholy

100

To Despair

101

To War

102

To Wealth

103

To Fear

104

Complaint

105

Address to Mr. Grundall, who was blind,

106

Lines occasioned by hearing that some Moravian Missionaries were sent to Greenland

107

Lines written when FREDERIC was very ill

108

Lines written in a Friend’s Garden at Bath

109

Lines addressed to MISS MEE

110

The Genius of the Rocks addressing a Party at Roche Abbey

111

Lines composed near Hilsborough

112

Lines addressed to the Avon at Bristol

113

A Tale

117

Lines on the Death of MR. TAYLOR, of Whitworth

126

Lines written in November, 1796

129

William and Ellen

132

To FREDERIC

140

To Autumn

142

Lines addressed to a Married Lady

145

Lines sent to a Lady with an Infant’s Cap

147

To Midnight

149

Lines presented with an Ice Plant to a Young Lady

150

To Disease

151

To Disappointment

152

Ode on the Death of DR. DARWIN

153

To a Friend

159

Letter to MISS MEE, 1800

160

Stanzas on the Death of MR. S. RADFORD, Lieutenant Royal Engineers

165

Lines addressed to a Young Gentleman, of Lincoln Collage, Oxon, 1800

169

Inscription for a rustic Tablet

171

To a Young Lady

173

Lines addressed to a beautiful little Boy

176

On the Death of MR. J. BURTON, at Cape Coast Castle

178

Lines written at Keye Hill, in 1803

180

To the Wall Flower

182

To MISS SMITH on her Birth Day

182

To the Memory of SMOLLET

186

To Industry

189

Lines addressed to MR. ERSKINE

192

The Sorrows of Hope

195

To Time

208

Friendly Epistle to a Young Gentleman

210

Ode to Apathy

219

Inscription for a sod Seat in G.D.’s Garden

222

Lines composed during a walk in the Leasowes

223

Impromptu occasioned by the Question "What is marriage?"

225

To Harmony

228

To Solitude

229

To September

230

Occasional Lines

231

Invocation to Poetry

232

Verses written on reading HOLCROFT’S ‘Gaffer Gray’

236

Lines composed near the Sheffield Infirmary, 1797

238

Lines written at the beginning of March, 1805

242

Lines occasioned by the Death of a little Relative

246

Evening Meditations on the Water, 1801

249

On the Death of MRS. GARDINER, late of Hereford

252