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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 94

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Author

Newman, Sarah (b. 1752).

Title

Poems, on subjects connected with scripture.

Imprint

Alton : W. Pinnock, 1811.

Physical description

pp. viii, 60.

8vo. Rebound.

Call number

WPRP 94.

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 242; MH, CtY, NN and NjR inNUC.

Bio

Sarah Newman was born in Odiham. As an orphan she was taught occasional lessons from a schoolmaster. She was employed as a domestic servant but was reduced to taking in sewing and raking hay in fields. Her income from savings was GBP3 per year.

Notes

Includes Preface and List of Subscribers.

Epigraph

Thy statues have been my songs in the house of my Pilgrimage.
 
Psalm, cxix.54.

Contents

No Contents page. Includes:

DESULTORY REFLECTIONS ON THE CREATION IN GENERAL.--- THE FALL, AND REDEMPTION OF MAN

1

EPHESIANS, V. V. 20. GIVING THANKS ALWAYS FOR ALL THINGS UNTO GOD, IN THE NAME OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST

19

HYMN

22

JOHN, XXX. V 5. PILATE SAITH UNTO THEM--BEHOLD THE MAN!

25

CANTICLES, I. V. 7. WHY SHOULD I BE AS ONE THAT TURNETH ASIDE BY THE FLOCKS OF THY COMPANIONS?

32

HYMN

35

I.SAMUEL, XXXIII, V. 7. SAMUEL HATH SLAIN HIS THOUSANDS AND DAVID HIS TEN THOUSANDS

37

A SPIRITUAL SONG FOR HARVEST-HOME

39

I. JOHN, IV. V. 8. GOD IS LOVE. ROMANS, VIII. V. 85. WHO SHALL SEPARATE US FROM THE LOVE OF CHRIST?

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