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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 177

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Author

Ryves, Elizabeth

Title

Poems on several occasions.

Imprint

London : Printed for the author: and sold by J. Dodsley, 1777.

Call Number

WPRP 177

Physical Description

[20], [9]-176 p. ; 21 cm. (8vo)

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 284

 

Notes

Includes Dedication and List of Subscribers.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

Google Books

Contents

Two Poems, presented with a Petition to the King

9

Ode to Sensibility

20

The Progress of Envy: a Fragment

22

Three Elegies, written in December, 1776.Elegy

- I. Lavinia to Gallus

30

- II. The Complaint

34

- III. The Complaint, continued

36

The Triumph of Hymen: a Mask

38

Ode to Hope

50

Ode to * * * * * * * *

52

Ode to fame

54

Written in 1777

55

Ode to Friendship

63

Song

65

Ode

66

Ode to Venus

68

Another

71

A Ballad, written in June, 1775

72

Two Elegies, representing the Condition of Christina, Queen of Sweden.

- Elegy I.

79

- Elegy II.

81

The Sylph Lover: a Song

83

Elegy written in a Convent

84

Song

89

Jenny’s Farewell to Petie

91

Song

95

The Prude: a Comic Opera

97

Tunes in the Prude

175