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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 64

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Author

Richardson, Caroline E. (1777-1853).

Title

Poems. By Mrs. G. G. Richardson.

Imprint

Edinburgh : published by Cadell and Co., Edinburgh ; and Simpkin, Marshall and Co., and William Crofts, London. 1828.

Physical description

12mo in 6s (190mm), iv,iii-vi,227,[1]p. Original half red morocco, marbled boards.

Call number

WPRP 64.

Citation

Jackson, Annals of English Verse, p. 539; Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 268.

Bio

Caroline E. Richardson, poet and novelist. In the preface the author states that 1700 copies were subscribed for. The volume contains 'Manfred; and Allegorical Legend', 'Lines on reading Sir John Malcolm's poem entitled "Persia" ', and Tributary lines, on reading "The Course of Time", by the late Robert Pollock'.

Notes

Includes Preface.

Caroline E. Richardson, poet and novelist. In the preface the author states that 1700 copies were subscribed for. The volume contains 'Manfred; and Allegorical Legend', 'Lines on reading Sir John Malcolm's poem entitled "Persia" ', and Tributary lines, on reading "The Course of Time", by the late Robert Pollock'.

Epigraph

That people live and die, I knew
An hour ago as well as you.
 

PRIOR.

Contents

 

Stanzas--"Flow on my verse"

3

The Vision

6

Stanzas--"I call not on thy gentle shade"

13

Manfred; an Allegorical Legend

15

Lines, supposed to have been written by Queen Elizabeth, relating to circumstances during her residence at Hatfield

33

To the Author of, "Lines on the Loss of the Ship"

37

Sonnet--to Anacreon Moore

39

Lines to the Eolian Harp

40

To the Shade of a promising and most dear Relative

41

Epitaph, in St. Helier’s Church-yard, Jersey, to the memory of Mary Scott

43

Isabel

44

The little Angler

46

To a young and highly gifted professional Pianist

49

Sonnet--the Young Lovers

52

On a withered Flower

53

Sonnet--Night

54

Elegiac, on revisiting the Banks of the Esk, after an absence of many years

55

The Blind Twins

60

A Grandfather’s Dirge

62

Sonnet--the Swallow

64

Sonnet--"Through the long night"

65

To the Memory of P.L

66

St. Mary’s Kirk-yard, Selkirkshire

68

Scotch Song

70

The deserted Nest

71

A Mother’s Dirge--No. I.

73

The Outcast

75

Free Translations of an Ancient Lapland Song

80

The Sky-Lark

82

The Widow’s Son, a Fragment

83

A Mother’s Dirge--No. II

91

Rosalind, a Fragment

93

Sonnet

96

The Misanthrope

97

The Convict Prison Lamp

100

To Mr. W------- W------, who has made the Auther (sic) some excellent Pens

105

Kishen Kower, a Fragment

109

Song, to an Italian Air

113

A Funeral passing over newly fallen snow

115

To --------. "O throw that mournful lyre away!"

116

Lines sent to a Young Lady, with a Bunch of Lilies of the Valley

119

Written anonymously in a Lady’s Scrap book

120

Lines on revisiting F--------

121

Sonnet, translated from Boileau

124

Sonnet

125

A part of the Dithyrambic of Delille "Sur l’immortaltie d’l’ame"

126

A Trait of Albuera

130

"Hush! hush!"

132

The Dove

133

The ancient Spinster Beauty; a Portrait

136

Written in N------- H--------’s Scrap Book

141

The Lost Child

143

Reflections at Sea

147

Fragment to the Memory of P.C.S

148

Lorely; the Daughter of the Rhine

152

In memory of Emma -------

157

Lady Knocklofty and her Party, discovering the Abbey of Moycullen

161

To the beloved Parents; on the death of an Infant of thirteen months

165

Lines, on reading Sir John Malcolm’s Poem entitled "Persia"

167

Song

170

A Summer Sunday

171

Song-- "Where wert my sweet Ameerin?"

173

On the fear of Death

175

Tributary Lines, on reading "The Course of Time," by the late Robert Pollock, A.M.

190

The Sabbath Testimony

196

The Father of the Faithful

199

The Plain of Rephidim

203

Elegy, occasioned by the lamented death of George Walter Maxwell, of Carruchan, Esq.

205

NOTES

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