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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 189

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Author

Mitford, Mary Russell (1787-1855).

Title

Poems; By Mary Russell Mitford. 1st ed.

Imprint

London : Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme

Year of Publication

1810

Call Number

WPRP 189

Physical Description:

2 p. l., iii-vi, 1-144, [10] p. 17 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 219

 

Notes

Includes Dedication.

Epigraph

Trema parlando, e i detti
Fa tronchi ed imperfetti.
 
MARINI.

Online copies

Internet Archive

Contents

Sybille, a Northumbrian Tale

1

On revisiting the school where I was educated

21

To the Evening Primrose

35

Lines, written in a favorite Bower

41

To the Glow-worm

49

Lines, suggested by the uncertain Fate of Mungo Park

53

Verses sent with some Primroses to a young Lady

57

To the Hon. Miss Murray

61

The Night of May

65

To my Father on his return from Bocking

70

Sonnet, on being requested to write on Scottish Scenery

72

To my beloved Mother, on her Birth-day

74

On Maria’s winning the Cup at the Isley Coursing Meeting

76

Prologue, intended to have been spoken by the Gentlemen of the Reading School Meeting

79

To a Yellow Butterfly 83

Winter Scenery

85

To Cheerfulness

89

To G.L. Wardle, Esq. On the Death of his Child

94

To the Memory of Sir John Moore

97

Episle to a Friend

100

To Mr. Pratt

111

The Willow

113

Impromptu, on hearing Mr. Whitbread declare, on Lord Melville’s Trial, that "he fondly trusted his Name would descend with Honor to posterity"

114

Lines, imitated from the Italian

115

On a Bust of Fox

117

To May, 1808

119

The Wreaths, a Tale

122

Joanna’s Prophecy

131

The Pen and the Sword

137