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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 307

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Author

Weymouth, Sarah

Title

Rural poems; with other Fugitive Pieces. By the late Sarah Weymouth.

Imprint

London: Published by G.B. Whittaker and [Printed] by R. Williams, Devonport, 1827.

Physical description

99 p. 16 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 366.

Call number

WPRP 307

Notes

First edition. List of subscribers. One errata listed. List of recently printed books published by R. Williams.

Epigraph

My very dreams were rural; rural too
The first-born effort of my youthful muse—
* * * *
No bard could please me but whose lyre was tuned
To Nature's praises.
Cowper's Task.

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Contents

Rural Scenery

1

The Flower Garden

5

The Retired Cottage

8

Spring

10

Summer

14

Autumn

17

Winter

19

The Myrtle, Rose, and Lily

23

Childhood

25

The Farm

28

On revisiting the place of my Nativity

31

No place like Home

33

A Summer Evening's Walk

35

Friendship and Love

37

Agur's Prayer

39

The Thunder Storm

40

A Voice from the Dying Year

42

The Seasons

49

To England

52

The Rose, Shamrock, and Thistle

54

Aleander and Septimus

56

To a young Lady on her coming of age

64

The Storm

66

Letitia and Daphne

69

The Dog and the Ox

73

Day

75

Night

77

On Creation

80

On the Death of an Infant

85

On the Death of my Cousins

87

Lines written in a Church Yard

91

Reflections on the last day of the Year 1825

93

Poetic Epistle to a young Friend

95

On the Death of the Author

98