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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 313

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Author

Hemans, Felicia Dorothea Browne, 1793-1835

Title

Poems. By Felicia Dorothea Browne [Hemans].

Imprint

Liverpool: Printed by G.F. Harris, for T. Cadell and W. Davies, London, 1808.

Physical description

xxvii, 111 p. illus. 28 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 152.

Call number

WPRP 313

Notes

Engraved title of ruins. Dedicated to His Royal Highness The Prince Of Wales. Advertisement that the "following pieces are the genuine productions of a young lady, written between the age of eight and thirteen years." List of subscribers (ix-xxvii).

Epigraph

None.

Online copies

Hathi Trust

Digital copy and transcription at UC Davis

Contents

Stanzas, Addressed To The Right Honourable Lady Viscountess Kirkwall.

Poems. On My Mother's Birth-Day.

3

A Prayer.

4

On A Rose.

4

On Health.

5

Written In North Wales.

5

Written On The Sea-Shore.

6

Morning.

7

On The Death Of My Dear Sister Eliza. Inscribed To My Mother.

8

Pity; An Allegory, Versified.

9

On The 16th December, Being As Fine As May-Day.

11

To Fancy.

12

The Spartan Mother And Her Son.

13

The Reign Of December.

15

To Hope.

16

To Friendship.

18

The Return Of The Mariners.

19

Address To The Deity.

21

To Independence.

22

To The Moon.

23

Youth.

24

Hymn.

25

The Exile.

26

The Lily Of The Vale.

27

Invocation To The Fairies. For My Sister's Grotto.

28

Liberty. An Ode.

30

Hymn.

32

To A Beautiful Vine And A Rose-Bush.

32

Ode To The Evening Star.

33

To My Brother And Sister, In The Country. Written In London.

34

Astre De La Nuit.

36

Chanson.

37

The April Morn.

38

Ode To Mirth.

39

Ceba. An Indian Love Song.

40

The Ruined Castle.

42

Jeu D'espirit.

44

To My Brother.

45

Melancholy.

46

Fairy Song.

47

Shakspeare [sic].

48

To A Butterfly.

49

Wisdom.

50

Flora To Claude, On His Plucking A Rose.

51

The Dream Of Joy.

51

Song.

52

The Bee. Inscribed To My Sister.

53

Inscription For A Cottage.

53

Song.

54

Hymn.

54

Song Of Zephyrus.

55

Sacred To The Memory Of Lord Nelson.

55

Holiday Hours. Inscribed To My Brother Claude.

56

Sonnet To The Muse Of Pity.

57

The Song Of A Seraph.

57

Sonnet, To My Mother.

58

The Minstrel To His Harp.

59

On My Mother's Birth-Day. In Affliction.

60

To E.B. On Her Birth-Day.

60

To My Aunt, On Her Birth-Day.

61

To The Moonlight Hour.

62

To My Eldest Brother, Lieutenant In The Twenty-Third Regiment Of Foot' Or, Royal Welch Fuzileers. On His Completing His Twenty-First Year.

63

To Patriotism.

64

To My Younger Brother, On His Entering The Army.

65

Sonnet.

66

To Autumn.

66

Sonnet.

67

The Petition Of The Redbreast.

68

Inscription For A Hermitage.

69

The Minstrel Bard.

70

To The Muse.

71

Genius.

72

Rural Walks.

77

The Alpine Shepherd.

79

Sonnet, To Agnes.

80

Christmas.

81

The Wreath Of Spring.

83

Sonnet To A Dying Exotic.

84

The Vale Of Clwyd. Inscribed To Miss Foulkes, Of Eriviatt.

85

Sea Piece, By Moonlight.

88

Lines To Major Cox, On Receiving From Him An Elegant Box of Colours.

89

Sonnet.

90

The Path Of Life. Inscribed To Miss C———.

91

The Morning Walk.

93

Harvest Hymn.

94

A Tribute To The Genius Of Robert Burns.

96

The Vernal Shower.

97

Evening, On The Sea-Shore.

99

Sonnet.

100

Song Of A Wood Nymph.

101

The Scenes Of Conway.

103

Lines, For My Mother's Birth-Day.

105

Lines, Inscribed To Mrs. Wynne, On The Birth Of Her Son And Heir.

106

Song, The Return Of May.

107

The Farewell.

108

Part Of The 104th Psalm, Paraphrased.

110