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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 310

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Author

Robinson, Mary, 1758-1800

Title

Poems By Mrs. M. Robinson.

Imprint

Vol. 1: London: Printed by J. Bell, 1791. Vol. 2 has imprint: Printed by T. Spilsbury and son, and sold by J. Evans.

Physical description

2 v. front. (port.) 20 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 277.

Call number

WPRP 310

Notes

Engraved frontispiece of Mrs. Robinson. Dedication. List of subscribers (ix-xxiv). 2 volumes bound together with separate pagination. Errata listed for both volumes. Ephemera (letter) enclosed.

Epigraph

None.

Online copy

CU Digital Library

Contents

Volume I

Ode to the Muse

1

Ode to Reflection

6

Ode to Envy

9

Ode to Health

13

Ode to Vanity

17

Ode to Melancholy

21

Ode to Despair

24

Ode to the Nightingale

33 11

Ode on Adversity

38

Ode to Beauty

41

Ode to Eloquence

44

Ode to the Moon

47

Ode to Meditation

50

Ode to Della Crusca

54

Ode to Valour, inscribed to Col. Banastre Tarleton

57

Lines to Him who will understand them

61

Elegy on the death of Lady Middleton

65

Elegy to the memory of Richard Boyle, Esq.

68

Elegy to the memory of David Garrick, Esq.

72

Monody to the memory of Chatterton

75

Elegy to the memory of Werter

80

Cupid sleeping. Inscribed to her Grace the Dutchess of Devonshire

82

To Simplicity. Inscribed to Lady Duncannon

84

Absence

86

The Faded Bouquet

88

Lines inscribed to P. de Loutherbourg, Esq. R. A.

90

Lines on hearing it declared that no Women were so handsome as the English 94

Stanzas to a Friend

97

Rinaldo to Laura Maria

100

To Rinaldo

104

To the Muse of Poetry

108

The Adieu to Love

113

Stanzas to Flora

119

To Cesario

121

Echo to Him who complains

123 111

Stanzas

125

Lines written on the Sea-Coast

127

Stanzas written under an Oak in Windsor Forest

129

Stanzas to the Rose

133

To the Myrtle

135

Stanzas inscribed to Lady William Russel

137

Morning

138

Life

141

Lines to the memory of Richard Boyle, Esq.

143

Stanzas to Love

145

Oberon to the Queen of the Fairies

147

Lines written by the side of a River

150

To Leonardo

153

The Bee and the Butterfly

154

Stanzas to Time

157

Canzonet

159

The Reply to Time

160

Stanzas

163

Pastoral Stanzas

165

Pastoral Stanzas

167

The Origin of Cupid

169

Sonnet. Inscribed to Her Grace the Dutchess of Devonshire.

172

Sonnet to Amicus

173

Sonnet to the memory of Miss Maria Linley

174

Sonnet to Evening

175

Sonnet to Ingratitude

176

Sonnet

177

Sonnet to my beloved Daughter

178

Sonnet

179

Sonnet. The Mariner

180

Sonnet

181

Sonnet. The Peasant

182

Sonnet. Written among the ruins of an ancient Castle in Germany, in the year 1786 183

Sonnet. The Tear

184

Sonnet. The Snow-Drop

185

Sonnet

186

Petrarch to Laura

187

Ainsi va le Monde

198

Sir Raymond of the Castle

210

Lewin and Gynneth

217

Volume II

Monody to the Memory of Sir Joshua Reynolds, late President of the Royal Academy 1

Elegiac Ode to the Memory of my Father

11

Lines to the Memory of my Brother

15

Sight. Inscribed to John Taylor, Esq.

18

The Maniac

27

Ode to Humanity

33

Ode to the Harp of Miss Louisa Hanway

37

A Fragment, supposed to be written near the Temple, at Paris, on the night before the Murder of Louis XVI.

45

Invocation, written on the Recovery of my Daughter from Inoculation, and first published with the signature of Oberon

50

The Cavern of Woe

55

Stanzas written after successive Nights of melancholy Dreams

62

Stanzas

65

Stanzas to Julius

67

Stanzas written between Dover and Calais

70

Stanzas to him who said, "What is Love?"

74

The Recantation. To Love

78

Anacreontic. To Cupid

81

To ––––––

85

Marie Antoinette's Lamentation, in her Prison of the Temple

89

Anselmo, the Hermit of the Alps

93

To Carlos

102

Donald and Mary

105

The Weeping Willow

109

Ode to Night

112

Ode to Hope

118

Ode to Genius

122

To Rapture

127

Bosworth Field

129

The Pilgrim's Farewell. From the Romance of Vancenza

135

Stanzas written on the 14th of February, 1792, to my Valentine

138

Stanzas inscribed to a Friend, when confined by severe Indisposition, in March 1793 140

Stanzas to Lisardo

142

To Adieu to Fancy. Inscribed to a Friend

144

The Moralist

146

Stanzas to my beloved Daughter, on seeing her gather some Pensees

Stanzas to the Author of a celebrated Tragedy

150

Stanzas, presented with a Gold Chain Ring

152

The Nun's Complaint. From the Romance of Vancenza

153

Stanzas

156

Reflections

158

To him who lamented seeing a beautiful Woman weep

162

To ––––––

163

To the same

164

To the same

165

To the same

166

Song, inscribed to Maria, my beloved Daughter

167

The Snake and the Linnet. A fable

168

Impromptu on an antiquated and splenetic Beauty

171

Stanzas to the Memory of a Young Lady

172

Sonnet to a Rose

173

Sonnet written on the Sea-shore

174

Sonnet to Anicus

175

Sonnet to Independence

176

Sonnet to Hope

177

Sonnet, written at Sea, in the Month of September 1792

178

Sonnet to Anicus

179

Sonnet to Memory

180

Sonnet to Fame

181

Sonnet to Time

182

Stanzas

183

To Zephyrus, written in August 1793

186

Solitude

190

Stanzas supposed to be written near a Tree, over the Grave of Colonel Bosville, who was killed at Lincelles, in Flanders, in August 1793

202

Lines to Maria, written on her Birth-day

204

To Arno

207

Stanzas to Fate, in the manner of Sappho

211

Evening Meditations on St. Anne's Hill, inscribed to the Right Hon. Charles James Fox

213

Sonnet to a Sigh

218

Sonnet to a Tear

219

Sonnet n the manner of Metastasio

220

Sonnet to a Friend who desired to have my Portrait

221