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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 49

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Author

Logan, Maria.

Title

Poems on several occasions.

Imprint

York : printed for the author, by Wilson, Spence, and Mawman. 1793.

Physical description

4to (240mm), 14,7-64p. With a list of subscribers and a printed slip inserted loose : 'N.B. As the first edition by no means answers the demand of the Subscribers, a second edition will be immediately printed, and the foregoing list added to all such copies as are intended to supply the deficiency.' Original marbled wrappers, uncut.

Call number

WPRP 49.

Notes

John Aikin, M.D., was a subscriber.

Citation:

Jackson, Annals of English Verse, p. 185; Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 206; MH, NcU in NUC.

Notes

Includes Dedication and List of Subscribers. John Aikin, M.D., was a subscriber.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

Digital copy and transcription at UC Davis

Contents

To IMAGINATION

9

To HEALTH

12

To SICKNESS

14

SONNET, on the Spring of a seventh year of uninterrupted sickness

16

To OPIUM

17

To SLEEP

22

To MISS H-------D, in answer to a very elegant copy of verses

29

IMPROMPTU to a friend

31

To ADELINA: Written whilst reading the third volume of Mrs. Smith’s Orphan of the Castle

32

To the AUTHOR’S BROTHER, on the choice of a wife--in the year 1789

36

MARGARET’S DEATH, a song

41

VERSES, designed for an inscription at the entrance of a grove

43

VERSES, on hearing that an airy and pleasant situation, near a populous and commercial town, was surrounded with new buildings

45

To MISS D-------N, on a copy of verses addressed to her; in which she is advised by a friend, in the character of Minerva, to regulate herself in the choice of a husband by the rules of Lavater, and not to admit any one as a candidate for her favour, till she has measured his head with a compass and line

47

VERSES, on hearing a young gentleman say, That he would marry any woman who was rich, however old, ugly, or ill-natured

49

The BRIDE-CAKE

52

The CROPS, a tale

57

VERSES, addressed to a brother, on his departure from the country to finish his education as a surgeon, in London--in the year 1784

61