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Individual Item Contents: WPRP 104

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Author

Hemans, Mrs. Felicia Dorothea (nee Browne, 1795-1835).

Title

The Poetical works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans

Imprint

Boston : Crosby and Ainsworth, [n.d]

Physical description

iv,319,[1]p. Advts. Panelled calf, rebacked.

Citation

This title in Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 155; multiple copies of this edition in Worldcat.

Call number

WPRP 104.

Notes

Gift of Sanford Gladden.

Notes

Gift of Sanford Gladden.

Includes Preface

Epigraph

none

Contents

 

The Restoration of the Works of Art to Italy

19

Arabella Stuart

38

Cathedral Hymn

48

Edith; a Tale of the Woods

53

The Widow of Crescentius

62

Dartmooor. A Prize Poem

82

Properzia Rossi

95

Elysium

100

The Death of Conradin

104

The King of Arragon’s Lament for his Brother

110

The Homes of England

113

The Land of Dreams

115

The Childe’s Destiny

117

Cœer de Lion at the Bier of his Father

120

The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers

123

The Voice of Spring

125

Roman Girl’s Song

128

Dirge

130

The Coronation of Inez de Castro

132

To a Remembered Picture

135

Joan of Arc, in Rheims

137

The Crusader’s War Song

140

The Vaudois Wife

142

The Switzer’s Wife

145

Washington’s Statue

150

The Palm Tree

151

The Traveler’s Evening Song

153

The Songs of our Fathers

155

The American Forest Girl

157

Casabianca

160

Greek Funeral Chant, or Myriologue

162

Woman on the Field of Battle

166

The Festal Hour

169

The Last Song of Sappho

173

Ivan the Czar

175

The Dying Improvisatoire

178

The Hour of Prayer

180

The Hebrew Mother

181

The Graves of a Household

184

Tasso and his Sister

186

England’s Dead

188

The Traveler at the Source of the Nile

191

Hymn of the Traveler’s Household on his Return

193

The Parting of Summer

195

Hymn of the Vaudios Mountaineers in Times of Persecution

197

The Boon of Memory

199

Kindred Hearts

201

The Parthenon

203

Sister! since I Met Thee Last

206

The Two Voices

207

The Image in Lava

209

The Summer’s Call

211

He never Smiled Again

212

Bernardo del Caprio

214

The Hour of Death

218

The Voice of Home to the Prodigal

220

Let her Depart

222

Song of Emigration

223

The Trumpet

225

Despondency and Aspiration

226

To the Memory of the Dead

232

Mozart’s Requiem

234

The Funeral Genius; an Ancient Statue

236

The Graves of Martyrs

238

The Ivy Song

240

The Nightingale’s Death Song

242

The Revelers

244

Song of a Guardian Spirit

246

Swiss Song, on the Anniversary of an Ancient Battle

248

The Diver

250

Leave Me not Yet

252

The Wreck

253

O Ye Voices Gone

255

The Soldier’s Death-Bed

256

The Bird at Sea

257

The Deserted House

259

Corinna at the Capitol

261

The Voice of the Wind

263

The Death Day if Kˆrner

265

The Last Wish

267

The Palmer

269

The Suliote Mother

271

The Lost Pleiad

273

Gertrude; or, Fidelity till Death

274

Italian Girl’s Hymn to the Virgin

276

The Adopted Child

278

The Two Monuments

280

Passing Away

282

The Better Land

284

Evening Song of the Weary

285

The Storm-Painter in his Dungeon

286

The Song of Night

288

Parting Words

290

If Thou hast crush’d a Flower

291

Let us Depart

293

The Sunbeam

295

To my own Portrait

296

Ancient Battle Song

298

A Parting Song

299

The Bride of the Greek Isle

300

The Bended Bow

302

Woman and Fame

303

The Penitent’s Return

305

Dirge of a Child

307

The Silent Multitude

308

The Stranger in Louisiana

310

The Messenger Bird

311

Bring Flowers

313

The Water Lily

314

Angel Visits

316

The Rock beside the Sea

318

The Two Homes

319

Sadness and Mirth

321

The Bride’s Farewell

323

The Sound of the Sea

324

A Prayer of Affection

325

The Antique Sepulchre

327

The Cambrian in America

329

No More

330

Last Rites

332

The Farewell to the Dead

333

A Thought of the Future

335

Troubadour Song

337

Evening Prayer at a Girl’s School

338

The Cross of the South

340

The Charmed Picture

342

The Aged Indian

343

The Victor

345

The Dial of Flowers

347

The Treasures of the Deep

348

Triumphant Music

350

Night Hymn at Sea

352

SONNETS, DEVOTIONAL AND MEMORIAL

353

1. The Sacred Harp

ib

2. To a Family Bible

ib

3. Repose of a Holy Family

354

4. Picture of the Infant Christ with Flowers

355

5. On a Remembered Picture of Christ

ib.

6. The Children whom Jesus Blest

356

7. Mountain Sanctuaries

356

8. The Lilies of the Field

357

9. The Birds of the Air

358

10. The Raising of the Widow’s Son

ib

11. The Olive Tree

359

12. The Darkness of the Crucifixion

360

13. Places of Worship

ib

14. Old Church in an English Park

361

15. A Church in North Wales

362

16. Louise Schepler

ib

17. To the Same

363

RECORDS OF THE SPRING OF 1834

364

1. A Vernal Thought

ib

2. To the Sky

ib

3. On Records of Immature Genius

365

4. On Watching the Flight of a Sky Lark

366

5. A Thought of the Sea

ib.

6. Distant Sound of the Sea at Evening

367

7. The River Clwyd in North Wales

368

8. Orchard Blossoms

ib

9. To a Distant Scene

369

10. A Remembrance of Grasmere

370

11. Thoughts connected with Trees

ib

12. The Same

371

13. On Reading Paul and Virginia in Childhood

372

14. A Thought at Sunset

ib.

15. Images of Patriarchal Life

373

16. Attraction to the East

374

17. To an Aged Friend

ib

18. Foliage

375

19. A Prayer

376

20. Prayer Continued

ib.

21. Memorial of a Conversation

377

RECORDS OF THE AUTUMN OF 1834

378

1. The Return to Poetry

ib.

2. To Silvio Pellico, on Reading his "Prigione"

379

3. To the Same, Released

ib

4. On a Scene in the Dargle

380

5. On Reading Coleridge’s Epitaph

381

6. On the Datura Arborea

ib.

7. Design and Performance

382

8. Hope of Future Communion with Nature

383

9. Dreams of the Dead

ib.

10. Poetry of the Psalms

384

THOUGHTS DURING SICKNESS

385

1. Intellectual Powers

ib.

2. Sickness like Night

386

3. On Retzch’s Design of the Angle of Death

ib.

4. Remembrance of Nature

387

5. Flights of Spirit

388

6. Flowers

ib.

7. Recovery

389

Sabbath Sonnet

390

A Poet’s Dying Hymn

391