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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 252

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Author

Hemans, Felicia Dorothea Browne, 1793-1835

Title

SONGS OF THE AFFECTIONS, WITH OTHER POEMS. By Felicia Hemans.

Imprint

William Blackwood, Edinburgh; and T. Cadell, Strand, London. 1830

Physical description

iii, 259 p. ; 18 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 155.

Call number

WPRP 252

Notes

Dedicated to the Right Honourable Sir Robert Liston.

Epigraph

They tell but dreams—a lonely spirit's dreams—
Yet ever through their fleeting imagery
Wanders a vein of melancholy love,
An aimless thought of home:—as in the song
Of the caged skylark ye may deem there dwells
A passionate memory of blue skies and flowers,
And living streams—far off!

 

 

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Contents

 

A Spirit's Return

3

The Lady of Provence

18

The Coronation of Inez De Castro

30

Italian Girl's Hymn to the Virgin

36

To a Departed Spirit

40

The Chamois Hunter's Love

43

The Indian with his Dead Child

48

Song of Emigration

52

The King of Arragon's Lament for his Brother

56

The Return

62

The Vaudois' Wife

65

The Guerilla Leader's Vow

71

Thekla at her Lover's Grave

75

The Sisters of Scio

78

Bernardo Del Carpio

81

The Tomb of Madame Langhans

89

The Exile's Dirge

92

The Dreaming Child

96

The Charmed Picture

99

Parting Words

102

The Message to the Dead

105

The Two Homes

109

The Soldier's Deathbed

112

The Image in the Heart

115

The Land of Dreams

119

Woman on the Field of Battle

123

The Deserted House

127

The Stranger's Heart

131

Come Home

133

The Fountain of Oblivion

135

Miscellaneous Poems

The Bridal Day

141

The Ancestral Song

147

The Magic Glass

152

Corinne at the Capitol

156

The Ruin

160

The Minster

165

The Song of the Night

168

The Storm Painted in his Dungeon

172

Death and the Warrior

176

The Two Voices

179

The Parting Ship

183

The Last Tree of the Forest

187

The Streams

191

The Voice of the Wind

196

The Vigil of Arms

201

The Heart of Bruce in Melrose Abbey

205

Nature's Farewell

208

The Beings of the Mind

212

The Lyre's Lament

217

Tasso's Coronation

221

The Better Land

225

The Wounded Eagle

227

Sadness and Mirth

230

The Nightingale's Death Song

234

The Diver

238

The Requiem of Genius

242

Triumphant Music

246

Second Sight

249

The Sea-Bird Flying Inland

252

The Sleeper

254

The Mirror in the Deserted Hall

257