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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 293

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Author

Fry, Caroline, 1787-1846

Title

Serious poetry. With a supplement, containing a selection of pieces from the Assistant of Education, by the same author. By Caroline Fry, author of Death and Other Poems; A Poetical Catechism for the Use of Young Persons &c.

Imprint

London: Printed for Baker and Fletcher, 1826. Third edition.

Call number

WPRP 293

Notes

Advertisement to the third edition. Preface to the first edtion.

Epigraph

None.

Online copies

Digital copy and transcription at UC Davis

Contents

Evening

1

To a Friend, who expressed a fear that the Bible was a sealed Book to her

5

The Lily

8

On the Love of God

12

Lines written under a Sketch of Oare Church

21

The Gale

25

The Dawn

28

Lines written on hearing it said, we ought not to pray for our Saviour's Second Coming upon Earth

30

On hearing the Song of a Bird one cold Sabbath Evening in February

35

To a Friend who complained that she had not a Home

37

The Setting Sun

39

Midnight Thoughts

42

The Wild Flower

46

When shall I fly away, and be at rest?

50

The Sabbath

52

Poll. Peg, Leicestershire: a Sketch

57

Faith

63

Patience

66

On parting from a Friend

74

Lines written in time of Sickness, on hearing it asked if I was resigned to die

78

The Calm

82

To a Friend, on taking leave of Oare

85

On being asked the necessity of Prayer to those who believe in the Immutability of the Divine Decrees

88

From the Thirty-sixth Chapter of Ezekiel

94

Reflections on the Close of the Year, December 31st, 1821; being also my Birth-Day

97

Humility

102

To a Friend

107

The Harp of Judah

110

Night

112

On parting from a Friend, under particular Circumstances

114

The Complaint

119

The Consolation

123

To an absent Friend, who complained of being forgotten

127

The Rejected Prayer

129

The Winter Moon

132

The Barren Rock

136

The Anchor

141

A Thought on Beachy-Head

143

A Borrowed Thought

145

The Night-blowing Cerus

149

Easter Thoughts

152

The Vine-branch

157

The Sea-bird

159

A Hymn in Sickness

162

The Violet

165

The Twin Roses

168

The Mediator

171

On being asked to paint a Flower in the Winter

175

Reply to the above, with a Forget-me-not

177

On hearing it said, there is no Satisfactory Happiness on Earth

180

In Answer to a Remark

186