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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 121

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Author

Barbauld, Mrs. Anna Laetitia (1743-1825).

Title

Poems.

Imprint

London : Printed for Joseph Johnson, 1773.

Call number

WPRP 121.

Notes

Includes Dedication.

Epigraph

HAEC SAT ERIT, DIVAE, VESTRUM CECINISSE POETAM,
DUM SEDET, ET GRACILI FISCELLAM TEXIT HIBISCO. VIRGIL

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Contents

 

CORSICA.

1

The Invitation, to Miss B----.

13

The Groans of the Tankard.

25

On the Backwardness of the Spring 1771

31

Verses written in an Alcove.

33

The Mouse’s Petition.

37

To Mrs. P--------, with Drawings of Birds and Insects.

41

Characters.

50

On a Lady’s Writing.

53

Hymn to Content.

54

To Wisdom.

57

The Origin of Song-Writing.

59

Songs

66

Delia, an Elegy.

82

Ovid to his Wife.

88

To a Lady, with painted Flowers.

95

Ode to Spring.

97

Verses on Mrs. Rowe.

101

To Miss R----, on her Attendance upon her Mother at Buxton.

104

On the Death of Mrs. Jennings.

107

Hymns.

110

An Address to the Deity.

125

A Summer Evening’s Meditation.

131