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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 214

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Author

Cassan, Mrs.

Title

Poems / by Mrs. Casan ; widow of Stephen Cassan

Imprint

London : Printed by G. Sidney, Northumberland Street, Strand. 1806.

Call Number

WPRP 214

Physical Description:

vi, 96 p. ; 26 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 53.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

CU Digital Library

Digital copy and transcription at UC Davis

Content

On seeing Mrs. ****, at a Ball

1

A Dinner Conversation, on board at East Indiaman

5

Lullaby

17

On Indianas being addressed by a gentleman, in favor of his friend

21

To Lieutenant S. on his passion for Miss ****

22

To Doctor **** on his leaving Bengal

26

On Mrs. Sandiford, of Barbadoes

27

To Mr. Howe, of Fitzroy square

29

To Mrs. ------, explaining the cause of a fright

30

The Rev. Mr. ------ and Delia

32

Fragment from the second book of Kings

33

Transcription of some lines from a newspaper

35

Impromptu in reply

37

Versification of part of the fourteenth chapter of Job

38

To an Old Maid

38

To Mr. Bebb, of the East India Direction

39

Clarindas account of her physician visit

40

To Lady Chambers, fearing her to be offended

41

Versification of part of the twenty-fourth chapter of Ecclesiasticus

42

Parody on Lord Lytteltons Heavy Hours

43

To a Lorie, on seeing it caressed by -----,

45

To Farmer Goose

46

Versification of part of the fifteenth chapter of Matthew

47

On the Death of a Canary Bird

49

On Mrs. Sibbald

50

On seeing the paintings of Mr. Kirkby

51

Parody on some verses of Mrs. Rowe

52

A Lovers mistake

54

Versification of part of the eighteenth chapter of Matthew

55

On the Countess of Derby

58

To Mr. Cole, on his declaration of love

60

To the Rev. Mr. ------ late of Bath Easton

61

To Corydon; a Fragment

63

On the Countess of Derby

64

Translation from the French of Mirabeau

64

To a captive Bird

65

To Miss D-----, on seeing her surrounded by Beaux, at a Play

66

Clarinda in doubt

68

On Lady Chambers appearing at Williss Rooms

71

Paraphrase on the Parable of the Sower

72

The Poet in Distress

75

To a Gentleman, who was in the habit of decrying his Friends

80

Fable of the Lynx and Mole

81

Claudiuss Refusal

83

To Colin

86

Apology for some Verses

87

To a friend, with a Pillow

88

Mock-heroick Version of Don Quixote

89

Song, Fairest Spot

91

On being asked what I thought true happiness to consist in

93

Fragment, from Virgil

94