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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 297

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Author

Aikin, Lucy, 1781-1864

Title

Poetry for children. Consisting of short-pieces, to be committed to memory. Selected by Lucy Aikin.

Imprint

London: Printed for R. Phillips: and sold by B. Tabart, 1803. Second edition, with additions and corrections.

Physical description

xii, 168 p. ; 15 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 71.

Call number

WPRP 297

Epigraph

None.

Online copies

CU Digital Library

Contents

The Beggar-Man…Original

1

The Cuckoo…Logan

3

The Grasshopper…Cowley

5

Hymn…Oratorio of Abel

6

The Fly…Anonymous

7

The Blind Boy…Cibber

8

The Bulfinch in Town…Lady Luxborough

9

The Kid…Shenstone

10

The First of April…Warton

11

India…Original

13

Midnight…Dryden

14

Fortitude…Mrs. Barbauld

15

To Morning…Mason

15

Trees and Plants…Prior

16

The Thrush…Williams

18

The Dead Sparrow…Anonymous

19

The Swallow…Original

20

Ode on Solitude…Pope

22

Spring…Mrs. Barbauld

23

The Mouse's Petition…Mrs. Barbauld

23

Birds…Mrs. Barbauld

25

Insects…Mrs. Barbauld

27

The Frozen Shower…A. Phillips

30

False Greatness…Watts

31

The Old Man's Comforts…Anthology

32

The Traveller's Return…Anthology

34

To Fortune…Thomson

35

Day and Night…Gay

36

The Tame Stag…Gay

37

The Lion and the Fawns…Pope's Homer

38

The Deer and the Savage Beasts…Pope's Homer

39

The Ass…Pope's Homer

40

Harvest…Pope's Homer

40

The Piedmontese and his Marmot…Original

41

Moonlight…Pope's Homer

42

Snow…Pope's Homer

42

The Torrent…Pitt's Virgil

43

The Caged Lark…Anon.

44

The Beagle and Fawn…Pope's Homer

44

The Horse…Pope's Homer

45

The Sailor…Anon.

45

The Midsummer Wish…Croxall

46

The War Horse…Dryden's Virgil

47

The Chariot-Race…Dryden's Virgil

48

The Polar Winter…Dryden's Virgil

48

The Alps at Day-Break…Rogers

50

The Olive…Pope's Homer

51

A Wish…Rogers

51

Pity…Darwin

52

Ascending the Alps…Pope

52

Four Seasons…Williams

53

A Wish…Williams

57

A Storm…Dryden's Virgil

58

Hassan, or The Camel Driver…Collins

58

The Orange Tree…Lord Lyttelton

61

The Generation of Man…Pope's Homer

61

Wolves…Thomson

62

A Flood…Pope's Homer

63

The Fly…Anon.

63

To a Bee…Anthology

64

The Cranes…Anon

66

The Strength of Virtue…Milton

66

The Nightingale…Lee

67

The Serpent…Dryden's Virgil

67

Content…Williams

68

The Summer Evening Walk…White

69

Recovery from Sickness…Gray

71

The Whirlwind…Dryden's Virgil

72

To Leven Water…Smollet

72

Hay-Making…Gay

73

Noon…Gay

74

To a Hedge-Sparrow…Anthology

75

The Approach of a Storm…Dryden

76

The Huntsman…Williams

77

Constantinople…Scott

78

The Thames…Scott

79

The Tempestuous Evening…Scott

80

The Pleasant Evening…Scott

81

Description of a Cottage…Scott

82

Another…Scott

83

The Hare and Tortoise…Lloyd

83

The Orphan Boy…Thelwall

85

Against Slavery…Cowper

88

The Labour of Idleness…Miss More

89

Day, A Pastoral…Cunningham

89

The Beggar's Petition…Anon.

93

The Dying Negro…Anon.

94

The Beau Disconcerted…Gay

95

Exercise…Parnel

96

To a Robin Redbreast…Langhorne

97

The Emmet…Watts

98

The Approach of Winter…Scott

99

The Lark…Whitehead

99

Sunshine after a Shower…Warton

100

Epitaph on a Lapdog…Blacklock

101

Arabia…Original

101

Cheerfulness…Bickerstaff

102

The Cock…Dryden

103

The Fallen Oak…Crabbe

103

A Country Life…Brown

104

A Grove…Dryden

104

The Happy Man…Dryden

105

Innocence…Shakespear [sic]

106

A Winter Song…Shakespear [sic]

106

The Vanity of Greatness…Shirley

107

Prince Leeboo…Original

108

The Winter Torrent…Dryden

110

Hunting the Hare…Somerville

111

The Fairy's Song…Anon.

112

The Eagle…Congreve

113

The Hare…Dryden

113

Echo…Addison

114

The Florist…B. Jonson

114

The Ostrich…Young

115

The Peacock…Young

116

The Wild Ass…Young

116

The Lion…Young

117

The Hippopotamus…Young

118

The Ship…Anon.

119

The Pheasant…Pope

119

The Linnet…Anon.

120

Fortitude…Dryden

120

A Simile…Addison

120

The Winter Friend…Original

121

Italy…Addison

122

War…Addison

123

The Palace of Ice…Cowper

124

Liberty…Addison

125

Patriotism…Rowe

126

Cato…Addison

126

——…Pope

127

Fame…Pope

127

Sorrow…Addison

128

Temperance…Addison

129

The African Prince…Addison

129

Mountains of Ice…Pope

130

A Storm in a Desert…Addison

130

The Starved Goldfinch…Cowper

131

The Pineapple and Bee…Cowper

132

Folding the Flocks…Fletcher

133

Village Sounds…Goldsmith

134

A Storm in Harvest…Dryden's Virgil

135

Day-Break…Fletcher

136

Ocean…Young

137

Youth…Dryden

138

The Palmetto…Gay

139

The Grampus…Darwin

139

Sleep…Akenside

140

Morning Sounds…Beattie

141

The Love of Praise…Akenside

142

Benevolence…Beattie

143

Providence…Rowe

143

Gratitude…Gray

144

True Virtue…Rowe

144

Candour…Akenside

145

Fortitude…Yalden

145

Lapland…Original

146

Snow…Congreve

147

Midnight…Otway

147

Trees…Cowper

148

The Spider…Dryden

149

The Rose…Anon.

149

The Stream of the Desert…Darwin

150

The Balloon…Darwin

150

English Rivers…Pope

151

The Coming of a Shower…Darwin

152

The Sweets of Contentment…Anon.

153

The Leopard and the Looking Glass…Somerville

154

To Winter…Anthology

155

——…Rowe

155

The Whale…Darwin

156

Morning…Otway

157

Vigour of Mind…Rowe

157

Canada…Original

158

The Thames frozen over…Gay

159

The Squirrel…Prior

160

The Shepherd's Home…Shenstone

160

The Town in a Salt Mine…Darwin

161