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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 118

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Author

Gore, Catherine Grace Frances, Mrs. Charles (nee Moody, 1799-1861).

Title

Women as they are; or, the manners of the day. 2nd ed.

Imprint

2d ed. London : H. Colburn and R. Bentley, 1830.

Physical description

3 v.

Citation

Not in Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women; multiple copies in Worldcat.

Call number

WPRP 118.

Notes

Not poetry. Women as they are; or, manners of the day is a novel, in three volumes.

 

Epigraph

Passant la moitie de leur temps a ne rien faire, et l’autre
moitie a faire des riens.
 

MARMONTEL.

Online copies

Volume I: CU Digital Library

Volume II: CU Digital Library

Volume III: CU Digital Library

Contents

 

Introductory Verses.

1

To Mrs. Dunlop of Dunlop, on reading Burns’s Letters

3

On the Death of Burns

8

Remarks on the Character of Burns

13

The Highlanders, Part I.

19

Part II.

28

Part III.

42

Part IV.

53

Part V.

73

Notes on the Highlanders

105

To Sir J**** G****, Baronet

131

Notes on Ditto

135

A Ballad founded on Fact

137

Notes on Ditto

147

A Journal from Glasgow to Laggan

149

Notes on Ditto

202

A familiar Epistle to a Friend

206

An Epistle to a Friend

217

Notes on Ditto

223

Moome

226

The Nymph of the Fountain to Charlotte

232

Answer to a Poetical Epistle from an intimate Friend

236

To His Royal Highness the Duke of York, with an Invalid Soldier’s Petition

239

Sent to a Young Nobleman, with a Pair of Garters wrought by a Highland Woman in the 101st Year of her Age

243

To Miss Wallis, with a Sprig of Crimson Heath, which grew on the Summit of a Mountain

247

An Ode, on reading one on the same subject by Professor Richardson of Glasgow

250

Answer to a Poetical Apology sent by Professor M’Leod of Glasgow, to some Ladies who had invited him to an Oyster-Feast

255

Hymn for the Sons of the Clergy

260

To the Memory of a Young Lady who died near Inverness in the 21st Year of her Age, August 1776

262

To a Young Lady deeply interested in the Subject of the Poem

264

To Lady Clan, who insisted on the Author’s writing a Poem on meeting by appointment with her and three other Ladies at an Inn on the Road Betwixt Perth and Laggan

270

Ode to Hygeia:--- Addressed to the late Mrs. William Sprott, Edinburgh.---Spring 1779

280

To Miss Danbar of Boath

284

Inscription for a Garden-seat.---Sacred to the Remembrance of a beloved Friend, Miss A. O****, 1794

287

On reading Manuscript Poems by a Young Lady, not in the Manner but in the Spirit of Collins

289

Written in one of the Duke of Althol’s Walks at Blair

291

Peaceful Shades

294

TRANSLATIONS FROM THE GAELIC.

 

Preliminary Letter to Robert Arbuthnot, Esq. containing Observations on the Authenticity of Ossian’s Poems

299

Morduth.---A Fragment, translated from the Gaelic: in Two Books

324 [323]

Notes on Ditto

323 [345]

The Aged Bard’s Wish

247

Notes on Ditto

355