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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 140

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Author

Taylor, Jane (1783-1824).

Title

The Contributions of Q. Q. to a periodical work: with some pieces not before published. 4th ed.

Imprint

London : Holdsworth & Ball, 1829.

Physical description

2 vols. Ad. leav vol. I. contemporary half maroon calf, dark green labels. From Youth's Magazine; first published in 1824.

Call number

WPRP 140.

Notes

Contains Advertisement.

Epigraph

none

Contents

CONTENTS OF VOLUME I.

Religious and Didactic Pieces.

I.

Seven Years ago

1

II.

Government of Thoughts

9

III.

Fashions for October

16

IV.

The Use of Biography

24

V.

On Impressions

32

VI.

"Her ways are of pleasantness"

42

VII.

Sunday Morning

50

VIII.

Pleasure and Happiness

58

IX.

Pleasure and Happiness

67

X.

On Revelation xx. 12

75

XI.

On Ecclesiastes ci. 8.

83

XII.

On Psalm xxvii. 4.

90

XIII.

The wise Man

97

XIV.

The clever Fool

106

XV.

On Revelation xiv. 13

115

XVI.

The Hopeful One

122

XVII.

On John xi. 21.

131

XVIII.

On Psalm cxix. 68

138

XIX.

On Psalm cxix. 73

146

XX.

On Romans xv. 13

153

XXI.

Francis’s Dream

160

XXII.

On Matthew xi. 30.

169

XXIII.

On Matthew xxv. 2.

178

XXIV.

On Ecclesiasticus xix. 1

184

XXV.

Letter to a Young Lady

190

XXVI.

On Psalm xc. 12.

197

XXVII.

How it strikes a Stranger

204

XXVIII.

On Psalm cviii. 1.

214

XXIX.

On Hebrews xi. 1.

220

XXX.

On Jeremiah iii. 4.

227

XXXI.

Winter Evenings

234

XXXII.

On 2 Corinthians vi. 2.

241

XXXIII.

Thoughts on John the Baptist

250

XXXIV.

Spring Flowers

256

XXXV.

Conversation in a Library

263

XXXVI.

Evening Thoughts

271

XXXVII.

On Psalm cxix. 19.

274

XXXVIII.

The List of Names

279

XXXIX.

Thoughts in a Crowd

291

XL.

One Thousand Nine Hundred and Twenty Two

295

 

 

CONTENTS OF VOLUME I.

Miscellaneous Pieces.

I.

A Day’s Pleasure

1

II.

Reflections on a Day’s Pleasure

9

III.

Lucy’s Wishes

17

IV.

Every Man his own Fortune Teller

25

V.

The Life of a Looking Glass

31

VI.

The Pleasures of Taste

50

VII.

Dialogue between Lucy and her Mother

58

VIII.

Complaint of the Dying Year

65

IX.

Theory and Practice

72

X.

A Fable

78

XI.

On Intellectual Taste

86

XII.

Soliloquies of the old Philosopher and the young Lady

94

XIII.

One Pound and Ten Thousand

99

XIV.

The little Biographers

108

XV.

The Philosopher’s Scales

119

XVI.

A Person of Consequence

124

XVII.

Mirth and Cheerfulness

132

XVIII.

I can do without it

139

XIX.

I can do without it

148

XX.

The sore Tongue

155

XXI.

The discontented Pendulum

163

XXII

Cousin’s Visit

169

XXIII.

Cousin’s Visit

177

XXIV.

Busy Idleness

185

XXV.

Temper; or the two Old Ladies

197

XXVI.

Man and Animals

206

XXVII.

The Worm and the Snail

213

XXVIII.

Now and Then

218

XXIX.

The Pilgrimage of Learning

222

XXX.

A Liberal Taste

230

XXXI.

The Lover of Ease

238

XXXII.

The Moth

244

XXXIII.

The wonderful Bird

250

XXXIV.

A curious Instrument

255

XXXV.

The Toad’s Journal

260

XXXVI.

On visiting Cowper’s Garden and Summer House, at Olney

265

XXXVII.

The troublesome Friend

268

XXXVIII.

A Letter to Whomsoever it my Concern

275

XXXIX.

A Letter to a Friend

282