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Individual Item Contents: WPRP 45

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Author

Leadbeater, Mary (1758-1826). (later Shakleton)

Title

Poems, by Mary Leadbeater, (later Shakleton) to which is prefixed her translation of the thirteenth book of the Aeneid; with the Latin original, written in the fifteenth century, by MaffÊus.

Imprint

Dublin : Printed for the Author; and published by Martin Keene, College-Green; and Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, London, 1808.

Physical description

Half title. [20],419,[[1]p. With a list of subscribers. Contemporary calf, red label

Call number

WPRP 45.

Citation

Jackson, Annals of English Verse, p. 322.

Notes

Mary Leadbeater was the granddaughter of Burke's schoolmaster. This volume contains 'The Negro, addressed to Edmund Burke', and five other poems addressed to or commemorative of Burke.

Notes

Includes List of Subscribers.

This volume contains 'The Negro, addressed to Edmund Burke', and five other poems addressed to or commemorative of Burke.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

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Contents

 

To Thomas Bell, M.D.

i

To R.S. the Literal Translator

iii

Account of MaffÊus

1

Argumentum

2

Argument

3

Æneidos Liber XIII

4

The XIIIth Book of the Æneid

5

The Negro, addressed to Edmund Burke

87

Beaconsfield, the seat of Edmund Burke

95

Letter from Edmund Burke to M. Shackleton

103

On a report of Edmund Burke’s death, and of his son’s having been lost at sea

107

On a visit paid to Ballitore by Edmund Burke and his son

113

Mill-Park

117

A Farewell to the North

123

To W.F.G. on the loss of his linnet

131

To the memory of S.E.

133

The Widow

139

The interment of Varus and his legions by Germanicus

149

Epithalamium. To A.S.

155

On a grotto made by children

161

On the death of my aunt

163

Springmount

171

Lines written in a bower

177

Returning from Dublin

179

The Mother

183

On the death of J.M.

189

The bower of Philanthropy

193

On seeing the grave of A.W. .

197

The weeping willow. To T.C.

201

The shipwreck

203

Written at the foot of a list of profiles

212

Farewell to England

215

Elegy. To A.S.

219

To S.H.

223

The withered flowers

227

To C.C. on his leaving Ballitore School

231

The visit

233

Extract of a letter from T.W.

237

On the aforesaid visit to Hagley Park

239

On the death of my beloved father

241

From Edmund Burke to M.L. on her father’s death

247

On my father’s portrait

253

To Peace

255

The ruined cottage

259

To R.S.’s watch

269

To E.G.

271

On W.L.’s recovery of a fever

273

To a friend on her marriage

275

To an absent friend

277

The Summer-evening’s revel

279

The Summer-morning’s destruction

285

Narraghmore wood

289

To the Sylphs

293

To R.C. with his brother’s profile

295

Reply

.. 297

Charleville forest

299

Inscription on a bee-house

303

To Dr. C. in India

305

To B.H. on his marriage

307

The triumph of Terror

309

The invitation

313

The Beggar

315

On the death of Edmund Burke

317

Letter from E.B.

321

Ballitore

325

View of Ballitore taken from Mount Bleak

351

On E.S. leaving Ballitore

362

To T.W.

363

On the marriage of T.B. and H.D.

364

The poplar

365

To Dr. B on behalf of Ballitore Spaw

369

On the death of L.C. aged six

371

Taste

372

Joshua and Mary, the aged cottagers

374

The unjust claim

379

Abby’s parlour

381

To B.H. with his Aunt’s profile

384

The procession

385

On the death of my dear mother

387

To A.S. on his daughter’s marriage

390

View from Mount-Anvil

394

To Edward Rushton, of Liverpool: on the recovery of his sight

395

On reading poems by a Lady

397

On the report of Charleville Castle having been destroyed by an accidental fire

399

Lines written on a joyful event

401

On the death of Edith L-----, by R.S.

403

The Father to his Daughter, by the same

405

On the birth of his grandson, by the same

409

A Paraphrase on the second elegy of the first book of Propertius, by the same

412

De iter faciendo nocte ad Coalbrook Vallem, Auctore Ricardo Shackleton

416

On traveling to Coalbrook Dale, in the night-time, by the same

417