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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 191

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Author

Alcock, Mary

Title

Poems, &c. &c.

Imprint

London : Printed for C. Dilly, 1799.

Physical description

pp. vii, [25], 184, [1]. Contemporary boards, red moroco spine.

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 5

 

Call Number

WPRP 191

Notes

Includes "To the Reader" and List of Subscribers.

Epigraph

 None.

Online copies

University of Michigan copy, Hathi Trust

University of Michigan copy, Google Books

University of California copy, Hathi Trust

Contents

A Vision  

1

Written on new year's day  

5

The rose tree and the poppy: a fable  

8

Written on Easter-day  

14

On sensibility  

17

A hymn  

20

The chimney-sweeper's complaint  

22

The hive of bees: a fable written in December, 1792  

25

On the human heart  

31

On pleasure  

33

On what the world will say  

37

The body politic  

40

Written at Harrowgate  

44

Instructions, supposed to be written in Paris, for the mob in England  

48

Psalm CXXXIX  

50

A hymn  

54

An aunt's lamentation for the absence of her niece: written from Hastings   

56

On the death of David Garrick, Esq.  

59

The confined debtor: a fragment from prison  

61

The LVth psalm  

71

Addressed to sleep  

75

Written in Ireland  

78

Modern manners  

81

On raillery: written in May 1781, for the vase at Bath-easton  

84

The 8th, 9th, and 10th verses of the 57th psalm  

86

Hymn  

88

A receipt for writing a novel  

89

The power of fancy, written for the vase at Bath-easton  

94

The XXIIId Psalm  

97

From the XIIth chapter of St. Mark, 41st verse, to the end  

101

Hymn  

102

To a certain author, on his writing a prologue, wherein he describes a traveller frozen in a snow storm  

105

In return for the present of a pair of buckles  

106

The air balloon  

107

The LXIIId Psalm  

112

Hymn  

114

A college life: for the vase at Bath-easton  

115

On the violent debates in the House of Peers, upon the bill for suspending the Habeas Corpus, &c.  

118

Epigram  

119

A parody upon, "who dares to kill Kildare"  

120

A parody upon Swift's nurse's song  

121

Riddles  

124

Charades  

125

Upon reading some verses from upon a skull  

127

Written at Swandling Bar, in Ireland  

133

A song, to the time of, Ï"ye belles and ye flirts" 

136

A party at quadrille  

139

Written from Bath to a friend in the country, in the year 1783  

145

Extracts from Ecclesiasticus, &c.  

150

The Scribbler 1st paper  

173

Do. ------ 2nd paper  

178

Do. ------ 3rd paper  

182