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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 82

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Author

Ware, Mary.

Title

Poems consisting of translations, from the Greek, Latin, & Italian. With some originals.

Imprint

London : Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1809.

Physical description

viii,230,[2]p. Half title. Errata slip. Contemporary half red morocco, marbled boarads.

Call number

WPRP 82.

Citation

Jackson, Annals of English Verse, p. 332; IU only in NUC.

Bio

Mary Ware of Ware Hill, Hertfordshire.

Notes

Includes "To the Reader."

Epigraph

Epigraphs [Transliterated from the Greek]:
 

Zkedasai thelo^ merimnas.

 
ANAC
 
Nurs’d in the shade, reflection springs,
Smooths her white plumes, and tries her wings.
 
Needwood Forest.

Contents

 

Translations.

 

Battle of the Frogs and Mice

Homer

3

Thyrsis

Theocritus

25

Cyclops and Galatea

Theocritus

37

Cupid wounded

Theocritus

43

Fugitive Cupid

Moschus

45

Ode

Anacreon

49

To Health

Greek Fragment

51

Ceyx and Alcyone

Ovid

53

Pyramus and Thisbe

Ovid

81

Perseus and Andromeda

Ovid

93

The Speech of Ajax

Ovid

101

Various Odes

Horace

111

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Orlando and Olympia

Ariosto

157

Amarillis

from Pastor, Fido, Guarini

167

 

Originals.

 

Winter

175

On Fancy

179

On the First of September

183

Night

185

On seeing some Lines, supposed to be written at the End of the "Sorrows of Werter"

189

To a Husband, on Service

191

Upon visiting a Nunnery

193

A Walk, on a fine Morning in February

197

Address to Peace

203

Elegy, to the Memory of a beloved Father

207

------- to the Memory of an Unfortunate young Woman

211

To a Friend-- on Home

215

On reading Doctor Darwin’s "Temple of Nature"

219

To the Author of those elegant Poems, "Needwood Forest," and "The Fall of Needwood"

221

Reflections

225

To the Memory of a Village School-Mistress

229