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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 294

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Author

Richardson, Caroline E., Mrs., 1777-1853

Title

Poems. By Mrs. G.G. Richardson

Imprint

London: William Crofts: Cadell & Co., 1834.

Physical description

iv, 264 p. ; 21 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 268.

Call number

WPRP 294

Notes

Second series. Dedication to the Duchess of Buccleugh. Errata on page v.

Epigraph

How pure the paper looks, and white!
What pity 'tis that folks will write!
Lloyd.

Online copies

Hathi Trust

Contents

Part I

The hush-gill burn

1

Cecil Hungerford wondering what the winds can be

4

Stanzas

8

The portrait

10

The young mother to her first-born child

23

Kirk-Maiden in Galloway

25

Napoleon, Duc de Reichstadt

30

Henry K——Reading the "undine" of de la Motte Foqué

37

Henry the Second and Bertrand de Born

40

The deserted

44

"Le dernier jour d'un condamné"

47

Stanzas for music

55

The fairy dance

57

La mort de Louis Quinze

59

Stanzas

64

A sketch

67

Babelie

69

Reading made easy

71

Sir Veer-Will

78

A Fair Unique

82

The Fallen Chaplet

83

Summer Morning

85

Stanzas for music

87

Stanzas

88

Stanzas for music

90

Menie, the bride

92

"O dolce patria ingrata!"

94

Stanzas for music

96

A fragment

98

William le Brun

104

Elegiac stanzas

114

Scottish ballad

118

Lines for the anniversary of Burns

120

for the first page of a parti-coloured album

125

For the same

128

Excuse for not writing in a lady's album

129

The argus feather

131

The letter writer

133

A familiar epistle

137

Stanzas for music

136

Sonnet

139

Recipe for song-making

140

The highway seat

142

A country town rout

147

Scottish hospitality

149

Dick Pliant

150

Mrs. G——'s morning visitations

155

To a young sailor

162

A recollection of Loch-Fyne, in Argyleshire

163

Part II

To the memory of Mrs. S——.

169

Stanzas

171

The beauty of death

172

Stanzas, written in October

174

Lucy-a ballad

175

Josephine

177

Sonnet

179

A dirge

180

Rivers

182

Children catechised in church

187

Spring

191

Blind wishes

196

Lines written under threatened blindness

201

The popular preacher

207

Cain bending over dead Abel

211

After parting

219

Song

222

The unseen

225

A vision

231

Antipas

234

The book of nature

236

On the parables

239

Stanzas

241

The three mansions

244

The Tree of Life

246

Paraphrase

248

Stanzas

251