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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 131

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Author

Bowdler, Jane (1743-1784).

Title

Poems and essays, by the late Miss Bowdler

Imprint

[London] : Printed for William Baynes & Son, 1824.

Physical description

12mo. Contemporary green binder's cloth.

Call number

WPRP 131.

Epigraph

Illustration with source not listed and epigraph:
 
Celestial Hope! thou gift divine!
Sweet balm of grief. Oh! still be mine.
Vattene in pace alma beata e bella!
Vattene in pace a la superna sede,
E lascia al mondo esempio di tua fede!
 

ARIOSTO

Online copies

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Contents

 

Memoir of the Author

v

Preface

ix

POEMS.

Ode to Hope

1

Elegy on the Death of Mr. Garrick

5

A Ballad

7

Love, for the Vase of Batheaston Villa

11

To Miss------, then two Years old

13

Louisa; a Tale

15

Envy: a Fragment

23

On the New Year

28

ESSAYS.

On Sensibility

37

On the Character of LÊtitia

53

On Politeness

64

On the Character of Curio

79

On Fortitude

82

On Candour

91

On the Advantages of Affliction

106

On the Pleasures of Religion

111

On Gratitude

121

On Happiness

132

On Christian Perfection

142

On Resignation

154

On the Duties and Advantages of Sickness

166