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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 46

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Author

Leech, Margaret.

Title

Poems, on various subjects.

Imprint

London : Printed by Whittingham and Rowland, 1816.

Physical description

[8],195,[1]p. 4. Original boards, uncut.

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 195.

Call number

WPRP 46.

Notes

Includes Dedication and Preface. Dedication signed Margaret Leech.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

Digital copy and transcription at UC Davis

Contents

No Contents page. Includes:

Resignation

1

In Memory of a Beloved Friend

14

The Penitent

17

The British Matron

18

Charity

21

"Neither Things present, nor Things to come, shall separate us from the Love of God in Jesus Christ"

23

An Epitaph

25

The Farewell

26

The Return

30

To a Faded Flower

33

Trust in God

34

The Repentant Sinner’s Prayer

36

Discontent. A Fragment

39

A Night Piece

42

Address to Hope

47

Love Absolute, or The Wife’s Letter

51

The Blind Husband

55

"All is Vanity." -- "Religion’s All."

58

Submission. Written in Affliction

60

Morning

62

On Seeing the Corpse of a Very Beautiful Young Woman

65

The Muse. Addressed to one who asserts, that a Poetical Taste is a Peculiar Gift

68

Sensibility

71

"Come unto me all ye that are weary and heavy laden, and I will give you rest."

81

Written with a Pencil in a Gentleman’s Prayer Book, accidentally opened, and in which was inspired a Love Song.

83

On the Death of My Mother

84

Lines, occasioned by the Expressed Desire of a Lady to know the Nature of Spirits, and Their Feelings in the State of Separation from the Body.

88

The Snow Drop. Addressed to a Young Lady

92

The Lover’s Grave

96

The Locket, Containing the Hair of a Departed Friend

98

The Cottage Maid

100

"But Thou art the Same, and Thy Years shall not Fail."

101

On Seeing a Tear in the Eye of a Lady at her Devotions

103

The Recollection

105

The Chaplet, addressed to Dear Friends on their Twentieth Anniversary of their Marriage

108

On a Pleasing Dream

110

Ellen

111

"Taisez vous, Rossignols, votre tendre ramage" by Madame Deshoulieres

114

Translated

115

The Opening Rose, Addressed to a Little Girl

116

On the Assassination of the Right Honourable Spencer Perceval, Occasioned by the Rejoicings of Some Misjudging Persons on the Atrocious Act by which he Lost his Life.

119

To the River Deva. Written on a Visit into North Wales

122

The Resolve

127

Heroic Love

129

On the Death of a Cottager’s Infant

182

On The Atonement

189