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Individual Item Contents: WPRP 172

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Author

Grant, Anne MacVicar, 1755-1838.

Title

The Highlanders and other poems / by Mrs. Grant, Laggan

Imprint

Edinburgh: Printed by James Ballantyne and Co. for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, Paternoster-row, London, 1810.

Call Number

WPRP 172

Physical Description

viii, 356 p. ; 16 cm

Notes

Third edition.

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 138

 

Epigraph

none

Online copies

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 Higlanders [sic], 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 an Highland Woman in the 101st Year of her Age

243

To Miss Wallis, with a Spring 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 McLeod of Glasgow, to some Ladie who had invited him to an Oyster-Feast

255

Hymn for the Sons of the Clery

P.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:- ddressed to the late Mrs William Sprott, Edigburge.- Spring 1779

280

To Miss Danbar of Bouth

284

Inscription for a Garden-seat. Sacred to the Remembrance of a belowed Friend, Mis 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 Athol’s Walks at Blair

291

Peaceful Shades

294