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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 139

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Author

Smith, Charlotte (nee Turner, 1749-1806).

Title

Beachy head: with other poems. 1st ed.

Imprint

London : Printed for the author ; & sold by J. Johnson, 1807.

Physical description

Contemporary half calf. T.H. Foxcroft booklabel. viii, 219, [1] p. ; 17 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 302.

Call number

WPRP 139.

Notes

Includes Advertisement.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

Digital copy and transcription at UC Davis

Contents

No Contents page. Includes:

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

Beachy Head

1

The Truant Dove, From Pilpay. A Fable

52

The Lark’s Nest. A Fable From Esop

69

The Swallow

79

Flora

84

Studies by the Sea

100

The Horologe of the Fields. Addressed to a Young Lady, on seeing at the House of an Acquaintance a magnificent French Timepiece

110

Saint Monica

117

A Walk in the Shrubbery. To the Citus or Rock Rose, a beautiful plant, whose flowers expand, and fall off Twice in twenty-four hours

125

Hope. A Rondeau. Parody on Lord Strangford’s "Just like Love."

131

Evening

133

Love and Folly. From the Fables of La Fontaine

135

On the Aphorism, "L’AmitiË est l’Amour sans ailes."

139

Notes

143