UCB Libraries

 

Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 89

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

 

Author

Cook, Eliza (1818-1889).

Title

Melaia: and other poems. 3rd ed. [With plates, including a portrait.]

Imprint

London : Simpkin, Marshall and Co., 1845

Physical description

pp.xii.276. Half title. With an additional title page, engraved. 8x. Original cloth.

Call number

WPRP 89.

Citation

This title not in Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women; edition not in BLC; PP in NUC; edition also held at Florida State University, Emory University, University of Leeds.

Notes

Includes Preface.

Epigraph

My muse, though hamely in attire,
May touch the heart.
 

BURNS.

Contents

 

Melaia.

1

Tracy De Vore and Hubert Grey

33

The Old Armchair

51

Song of the Rushlight

52

Oh, dear to Memory are those Hours!

55

The Land of my Birth

56

The Mother who has a Child at Sea

58

Spring

59

Summer’s Farewell

60

The Gipsy s’ Tent

62

Sailing Song

63

The Miser

64

The Free

65

Sleep

67

Hallowed be thy Name

68

Winter

69

The English ship by Moonlight

70

Water

72

Snow

73

Old Dobbin

74

The Quiet Eye

77

The gallant English Tar

78

The Old Farm-gate

80

Stanzas

82

Buttercups and Daisies

83

The Idiot Born

85

The Waters

86

The Star of Glengary

89

The Poet

90

The Gipsy Child

92

The Song of Marion

94

Nature’s Gentleman

95

Norah M’Shane

98

Truth

99

The Sexton

101

The Poet’s Wreath

103

Galla Brae

105

Hang up his Harp; he’ll wake no more!

106

Venetian Serenade

107

The Clouds

ib.

The Englishman

109

To a favorite Pony

110

Stanzas

113

Song of the Carrion Crow

114

Nae Star was glintin out aboon

117

Cupid’s Arrow

118

A B C

119

A Love Song

120

The Young Mariners

121

This is the Hour for me

125

Night

126

The Heart that’s true

128

The Loved One was not there

129

The Ploughshare of Old England

130

Gratitude

131

Away from the Revel

133

The Fairy of the Sea

134

Oh! never breathe a Dead One’s Name

135

The Sailor’s Grave

136

I miss thee, my Mother

137

A Song for Merry Harvest

139

The World

140

There’s a Star in the West

142

Stanzas

143

England

145

"Thy Kingdom come"

147

The Bow

148

The Forest Trees

150

The Horse

151

The King of the Wind

153

The Mourners

154

My Grave

157

The Wreaths

158

Old Pincher

160

Christmas Tide

164

Kings

166

Hope

168

Lines, written at Midnight, in the prospect of a dreaded Bereavement

169

The First Voyage

172

Fragment

173

Lines, written to beguile an idle Hour

175

To Fancy

177

Children’s welcoming

179

He led her to the Altar

181

The Old Water Mill

182

The Sacrilegious Gamesters

184

Duncan Lee

191

My Native Home

193

Winter

194

Love

195

Song of the Sea-Gulls

197

Our Native Song

199

Sir Harold the Hunter

200

Loch Leven’s Gentle Stream

201

Music

202

On Seeing a Bird-catcher

203

Stanzas

204

The Dead

205

Rover’s Song

207

The Thames

208

Song of the Mariners

209

Through the Waters

211

The Star of my Home

214

The Brave

215

Dinna forgot me

216

Stanzas to the Young

ib.

A Home in the Heart

218

The Homes of the Dead

219

Stanzas

221

Wedding Bells

222

The Flag of the Free

223

Prayer

224

The King’s Old Hall

226

The Last Look

227

The Slumber of Death

229

Song for the New Year

230

Our Sailors and our Ships

232

Stanzas

233

Charlie O’Ross, wi’ the Sloe black Een

235

The Fisher Boy jollily lives

236

I thank thee, God, for Weal and Woe

237

Stanzas--the Tomb

238

Blue Bells in the Shade

239

The Smuggler Boy

240

My Birthday

241

Song of the Imprisoned Bird

243

The Willow Tree

245

Fire

246

Stanzas

247

Lines to the Queen of England

248

Stanzas

250

Song of the Sun

251

A Summer Sketch

253

The Welcome Back

255

When the Christmas Log is burning

256

The Acorn

257

To a Cricket

258

Anacreontic

260

The Christmas Holly

261

Say, oh! say, you love me!

262

"Thy Will be done"

263

Fill, my Glass, boy, fill up to the Brim

265

Song of Old Time

266

Song of the Goblet

267

Washington

270

Sonnet written at the Couch of a dying Parent

272

Love’s First Dream

ib.

The Surgeon’s Knife

273

Love on

274

Time

276