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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 77

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Author

Temple, Laura Sophia (1763-after 1838).

Title

The Siege of Zaragoza, and other poems.

Imprint

London : William Miller, 1812.

Physical description

8. [6],150,[2]p. Half title. Errata. Marbled boards, rebacked.

Call number

WPRP 77

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 347; Jackson, Annals of English Verse, p. 364; CtY in NUC.

Notes

She was the daughter of lieutenant-colonel Richard Temple and his wife Francis. She married Samuel B. Sweetman who went bankrupt in about 1817.

Online copies

Hathi Trust

Contents

Introductory Lines

3

The Siege of Zaragoza

7

Youth and Age

23

An Evening Ode

28

The Joys of Faith

31

The Feast of Glenullin

39

The Interrogation

47

The Judgment Day

49

The Soldier's Grave

52

The Years to Come

57

Somebody

60

Solitude

63

Fair Rosalie

65

Memory, Hope, and Despondency

70

The Sick Man's Counsel to Youth

73

The Rose of Love

77

The Wish

79

The British Stripling's War-Song

81

The Warrior's Return from Battle

83

Woman's Love

86

The Fall of Babylon

90

The Tale of my Heart

95

The Days of Chivalry

98

The Death of the Youthful

103

The Death of the Aged

105

The Withered Rose

107

Song

109

The Orphan's Tale

111

The Haunted Manor-House

118

The Contrast

123

The Victory

124

Despondency and Resignation

127

Song of Gladness

130

Reflection

132

Beauty's Grave

136

Time - an Ode

138

Reason and Vanity

142

The Vision

116