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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 103

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Author

Barbauld, Mrs. Anna Laetitia (1743-1825)

Title

A Legacy for young ladies, consisting of miscellaneous pieces, in prose and verse.

Imprint

Boston : David Reed, 1826.

Call number

WPRP 103.

Physical description

viii, 151, [1] p. ; 18 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 19.

Notes

Gift of Edward and June Sampson.

Notes

Contains Preface.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

CU Digital Library

Contents

 

True Magicians

1

A Lecture on the Use of Words

10

The Pine and the Olive: a Fable

13

On Riddles

15

The King in his Castle

20

On Female Studies

24

The Rich and the Poor: a Dialogue

33

Description of a curious Animal lately found in the Wilds of Derbyshire

40

On the Classics

42

Letter of a Young King

54

Verses written in the Leaves of an Ivory Pocket-book, presented to master T*****

59

On Plants

61

On a Portrait of a Lady and Two Children

64

Earth

65

On the Uses of History

Letter I

68

Letter II

73

Letter III

79

Letter IV

85

Fashion: a Vision

94

To Miss D****

102

On the Birth of a Friend’s eldest Son

103

Epitaph on a Goldfinch

105

The Morning Repast

106

Description of Two Sisters

107

A Character

109

Pic-nic

110

Letter from Grimalkin to Selima

113

Petition of a Schoolboy to his Father

117

The River and the Brook: a Fable

120

The Lament: a Ballad

121

Allegory on Sleep

123

To *******, occasioned by his Poem on the Sun

127

A Hymn

128

On Friendship

130

Confidence and Modesty: a Fable

135

The Death-bed

137

A Dialogue of the Dead, between Helen, and Madame Maintenon

139

A Riddle

144

On Expense

145