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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 47

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Author

Lickbarrow, Isabella.

Title

Poetical effusions.

Imprint

Kendal : Printed for the authoress, by M. Branthwaite and Co. Sold by J. Richardson, 91, Royal Exchange, London, and by all other booksellers. 1814.

Physical description

xii,131,[1]p + errata slip. With a list of subscribers. Original blue boards, uncut. Contemporary ownership inscription of Diana Fleming.

Call number

WPRP 47.

Citation:

Jackson, Annals of English Verse, p. 385.

Notes

Includes Preface and List of Subscribers.

Contains 'Stanzas supposed to be written at the Grave of Chatterton'. De Quincey, Southey and Wordsworth subscribed.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

Digital copy and transcription at UC Davis

Contents

INDEX.

Introductory Address

1

A Fragment of Solitude

3

Written in Spring

5

On Music

8

The Naiad’s Complaint

9

The Throne of Winter 9

On Sleep

13

On Sensibility

15

Written at the commencement of the year 1813

17

Invocation to Peace

19

On seeing some children playing

20

On the difficulty of attaining Poetical Excellence

22

The Pictures of Memory

14 [i.e. 24]

On early death

29

On Domestic Happiness, written at the request of a friend

30

To an Opening Rose

32

An Elegy

34

Written in November, 1811

37

Lady Hamilton

29 [i.e. 39]

The Nun’s Soliloquy

42

A Fairy Tale

45

On Hope

48

Reflections on visiting the Monument of Miss Smith, of Conistone

50

On the Approach of Winter, addressed to a friend

52

Written on leaving H--------

54

The Pilgrim

56

Stanzas supposed to be written at the Grave of Chatterton

58

Verses in imitation of Hohen-Linden

60

Reflections 62

The Storm

64

To Eliza, on the First of January

65

On Esthwaite Water

67

The Widow

68

Written in Cemetery

69

Anna

72

On the Fate of Newspapers

72

The Disappointment

75

The Highland Isle

76

Lines on the Comet

78

Verses addressed to a Young Lady

80

On the death of an infant

81

Lines written on the banks of Eden near Kirkby Stephen

83

Christmas Day

84

Written on the banks of a rapid stream

85

Written in March

86

To Forgetfulness

87

To the Memory of a Friend

89

Occasioned by reading T. Wilkinson’s Elegy on Life

91

The Grassy Moun

93

On Underbarrow Scar

94

On the Spirit of Garnett Bridge

96

Verses intended for a Watch-Paper

98

Written in May, 1813

[i.e. 98]

To a Friend

99

The Enquiry 100

Thoughts on Friendship

101

The Lover’s Resolution

104

Written after the News of a Battle

106

A Soliloquy

107

Description of a South-Stack Lighthouse

106 [i.e. 108]

The mountain flower

110

The Vision

112

Songs

121