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Individual Item Contents: WPRP 266

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Author

Hamilton, Sarah

Title

Sonnets, Tour to Matlock, Recollections of Scotland, and Other Poems. By a Resident of Sherwood Forest.

Imprint

London: Printed for J. Mawman … 1825.

Physical description

260 p. ; 19 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 43.

Call number

WPRP 266

Epigraph

none

Online copies

CU Digital Library

Digital copy and transcription at UC Davis

Commentary

Extended caption from the exhibit Landmarks.

Contents

 

Sonnets

1

Hope.

3

Death.

4

Change of Place.

5

Retrospection.

6

The Chinese Rose.

7

The Storm.

8

Last Day Of The Year In Which A Mother Died.

9

The Tempest.

10

Farewell to France. Supposed To Be Repeated By Mary Queen Of Scots, From The Deck Of The Ship Which Was To Convey Her To Scotland.

11

The Moon.

12

The Redbreast.

13

The Sea After A Storm.

14

The Ocean, With A Fleet Upon It, During War.

15

Sleep.

16

Morning.

17

Thought.

18

Disappointment.

19

To A Sigh.

20

May.

21

The Moon In Summer.

22

The Mortal Doom.

23

Mournful Anticipation.

24

The Moon In Autumn.

25

A Walk

26

Suspense.

27

Winter.

28

Yarmouth Beach.

29

The Poppy.

30

The Parliamentary Oak, Sherwood Forest, on the Border of Clipstone Park.

31

The Dear Friend.

32

The Funeral Tree.

33

A Walk In Winter.

34

The Dream.

35

The Dead Of Night.

36

The Rising Sun In Summer.

37

Separation.

38

Sorrow.

39

Matlock. Written On The Point Of A Rock.

40

The Evening Star.

41

Spring.

42

The Path To The Cavern Of Poole's Hole, Buxton.

43

Written By Moonlight, Yarmouth.

44

Miscellaneous Poems

37 [45]

Winter.

47

Aurora Borealis.

52

The Linnet.

55

Birkland Wood In Spring. Noon.—Sherwood Forest.

58

Birkland In Autumn. Evening.

62

Lines Written While Standing On A Rock Overhanging The Steep Descent Of Creswell Crag

65

Thoughts In That Beautifully Retired Spot, The House Attached to Ditchingham Bath, Norfolk, Once The Property Of The Late Hon. William Windham, M.P.

67

A Wood Walk. The Squirrel.

73

The Negro Maid.

77

Ode to Content.

81

To Poetry.

90

On The Recovery of A Lady's Health, By A Tour To The Highlands. 93

93

The Linnet's Excursion.—Fable Addressed To A Minor.

96

Hymn, Addressed To The God Of The Yellow River.

101

To The Charitable, In Behalf Of That Noble Institution, The Norfolk And Norwich Hospital.

104

To Patience.

107

Memory and Hope.

109

Hymn.—Matlock.

112

The First Days Of A First Visit To Matlock. Written There During The Mortification Of A Dull Evening.

116

Tour to Matlock, &c.

121

Tour, &c.

123

Hymn.

151

Elegiac Poems

175

The Dead.

177

Stanzas.

180

A Sister's Tomb.

182

Religion.

184

The Churchyard

186

Upon Seeing The Tomb, In The Above Receptacle Of The Dead.

191

A Brother's Tomb.

193

Eliza's Requiem.

195

To The Memory Of A Lady, Who Had Been In Early Life The Esteemed Governess Of The Writer.

200

To The Memory Of A Lady, Who Died In A Consumption.

203

The Relic.

205

Upon The Death Of A Young Woman In Humble Life, Who Died Of Consumption, Aged 18.

207

The Mourner.

210

The Death Of A Good Man.

211

On The Death Of A Lovely Child, Three Years Of Age.

213

To The Memory Of An Esteemed Friend, Who Died At The Age Of 84.

215

Recollections of Scotland

219

The Moon At Sea. The First Time Of Being On The Ocean, Going To Scotland.

221

Tomna-Heurich, Or The Hill Of The Fairies, Inverness.

222

The Weiard Sisters.

226

Den Fenella.

229

Fall Of Fyers and Loch Ness.

243

Linlithgow Palace, The Birthplace Of Mary Queen Of Scots.

247

A Visit to Cadyow Castle.

251

Farewell To Scotland. In The Firth Of Forth, In Sight Of Edinburgh, Just Going Off To Sea.

259