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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 44

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Author

King, Harriet Rebecca.

Title

Poems.

Imprint

Salisbury : Printed and sold by Brodie and Dowding. Sold also by Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, Paternoster-row, London. 1823.

Physical description

8vo (169mm), xii,62,[2]p. With a list of subscribers. Original boards, uncut.

Call number

WPRP 44.

Citation

Jackson, Annals of English Verse, p. 495; Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 180; MN, INU in NUC.

Notes

Harriet Rebecca King suffered for many years from deafness.

Notes

Includes Preface and List of Subscribers.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

Digital copy and transcription at UC Davis

Contents

No Contents page. Includes:

The Consoling Influence of Religion in VariousTrials of Life

1

A Midnight Reflection in Sickness

31

On the Death of the Princess Charlotte of Wales

33

To the Memory of my Beloved and Lamented Sister Emily, Who expired in my Arms 16th April, 1818. Written a few hours after her decease

38

The Remembrance of Death

39

To a Friend

41

To a Sleeping Child

42

A Farewell

43

Written on the Blank Leaf of "The Pleasures of memory." The Gift of a Beloved Brother

45

An Address to my Beloved Parents, on the Anniversary of their Wedding Day

47

Absence. A Song

50

Written in the Porch of Gussage Church during a Heavy Storm

51

Impromptu Written on a Frozen Pane of Glass

51

Sonnet

52

To a Weeping Friend

53

Stanzas, Inscribed to Miss -------

54

A Morning Hymn for Christmas Day

56

The Defeat of Slander. A Fragment

57