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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 173

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Author

Johnson, Mary F.

Title

Original sonnets, and other poems.

Imprint

London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1810.

Year of Publication

1810

Call Number

WPRP 173

Physical Description:

11 p. â„“., [3]-160 p. 18 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 175; variation in physical description.

 

Notes

Includes Dedication, Preface, Advertisement, and "To the Public."

Epigraph

Un sonnet sans defaut vaut seul un long poeme.
 
BOILEAU.

Contents

SONNETS.

First Evening

3

Second Evening

4

To-morrow

5

Evening Tranquillity

6

The Last Retreat of the Nightingale

7

To the Moon in the Clouds

8

Sketch of an Outlaw

9

Wroxall

10

The Cottager’s Evening

11

Infant Spring

12

To a Thrush

13

The Vigil of May

14

Summer Evening

15

Invocation to the Spirit said to haunt Wroxall Down

16

To the Moon

17

The Knell

18

April Evening

19

The lone Retreat

20

Harvest Scene

21

The favourite Retreat

22

Winter

23

To the New Moon

24

Night

25

Thunder Storm

26

Thunder Storm

27

Morning

28

PERSONIFICATION.

 

Poesy

31

Invention

32

The native Muse

33

Discretion

34

Caprice

35

Discontent

36

Reserve

37

Irony

38

Sympathy

39

Experience

40

Faded Prosperity

41

Guileless Joy

42

Death

43

Rumour

44

Variety

45

Cheerfulness

46

Love

47

Peace

48

Sleep

49

Fascination

50

Slander

51

Friendship

52

Flattery

53

Vanity

54

TRIBUTES OF RESPECT TO PARTICULAR FRIENDS,

AND ADDRESSES TO OTHER PERSONS.

 

To the Rev. Thomas Dalton

57

To a Friend who requested an Epitaph from the Author

58

To Mrs. Macgregor on her Departure for Madeira

59

To Mrs. Hadfield

60

To Miss T----v----n, on discovering her poetical Talent

61

To Mary H------, my Cousin

62

To the same

63

To a Friend

64

To the same Friend

65

To Miss Owenson

66

To H. Harrington, M.D. of Bath

67

MISCELLANEOUS PIECES.

 

Decline of Autumn

71

The Deserted Cottage

72

On the Death of Ruth Walker

73

Withered Roses of Pleasure

74

The Widow’s Re-marriage

75

The Widow to her only Son

76

The Widow to her dead Son

77

On re-visiting the Cottage of a poor Old Man deceased

78

Sonnet

79

To one who affected insensibility

80

Courtier Promises

81

On seeing the Miniature of the late Miss Jolliffe

82

On visiting the decayed and uninhabited Abode of my late Grandfather

83

The same Subject

84

To a Child

85

On the Perusal of the Poems of Miss T------, published 1808

86

From Hediod

87

On the Tomb of Mr. Joseph Kirkpatrick

88

Easy Conscience

89

Easter

90

Gloomy Shades of Life

91

The Idiot Girl

92

REGULAR SONNETS.

 

On hearing a Lady say she often met her Husband in India

95

The Hindoo Widow on the Funeral Pile of her Husband

96

Sonnet

97

Sonnet

98

Do you forget, S----?

99

Sonnet

100

Difficult Choice

101

To the Naiad of Mirables

102

To the Memory of Charlotte Smith

103

Sonnet

104

The Village Maid

105

On the Tomb of a Friend

106

Sonnet

107

Sonnet

108

Sonnet

109

Sonnet

110

The Vision

111

Sonnet

112

Sonnet

113

Young Man, you will not die

114

Sonnet

115

From Marmontel’s Incas

116

To a Friend

117

A Prayer

118

Sonnet

119

Sonnet

120

Sonnet

121

The present Moment

122

Subdued Desires

123

Too ardent Hope

124

To my Friend

125

Value of Freedom

126

Sonnet

127

Sonnet

128

Sonnet

129

Sonnet

130

Cold Realities of Life

131

The Tear’s and Smile’s Kindred Sources

132

Invitation

133

The Tyrant’s Fate

134

Torpid Apathy

135

Sonnet

136

The willing Muse

137

ODES.

 

To a Sigh

141

To a Blush

143

Ode

145

Evening

148

Night

150

To a Bee

152

Love of Life

155

Elegiac Epistle

157