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Individual Item Contents: WPRP 332

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Author

Hemans, Felicia Dorothea Browne, 1793-1835

Title

The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans with a critical preface.

Imprint

Philadelphia: Jas. B. Smith & Co., 1859.

Call number

WPRP 332

Physical Description

xlvii, [17]-317 p. port. 18 cm

Citation

Not in Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women; also held at University of Oregon.

Epigraph

None.

Contents

Not listed.

Preface

v

Earlier Poems

The Restoration of the Works of Art to Italy

19

Tales and Historical Scenes

The Abencerrage

37

The Widow of Crescentius

87

The Last Banquet of Antony and Cleopatra

109

Alaric in Italy

114

The Wife of Asdrubal

121

Heliodorus in the Temple

124

Night Scene in Genoa

127

The Troubadour and Richard Cœur de Lion

134

The Death of Conradin

140

Translations from Camoens and Other Poets

Camoens.

High in the glowing heavens,

147

Wrapt in sad musings

148

If in thy glorious home

148

This mountain scene,

149

Those eyes who love

150

Fair Tajo! thou, whose

150

Thou, to whose power

151

Spirit beloved! whose wing

152

How strange a fate in love

152

Should Love, the tyrant

153

Oft have I sung

153

Saved from the perils

154

Beside the streams of Babylon

155

There blooms a plant

155

Amidst the bitter tears

156

He who proclaims

157

Waves of Mondego!

157

Where shall I find some desert

158

Exempt from every grief,

158

No searching eye can pierce

159

Metastasio.

In tears, the heart oppressed

159

Filicaja.

Italia! thou by lavish Nature

160

Pastorini.

If thus thy fallen grandeur

160

Lope de Vega.

Let the vain courtier

161

Manuel.

Pause not with lingering foot,

162

Della Casa.

These marble domes

162

Bentivoglio.

The sainted spirit,

163

Metastasio.

He shall not dread

163

The torrent wave

164

Sweet rose! whose tender

164

Fortune! why thus,

165

Wouldst thou to love

165

Unbending 'midst the wintry

166

Oh! those alone, whose

166

Ah! cease—those fruitless

167

Quevedo.

Amidst those scenes

167

Juan de Tarsis.

Thou, who has fled from life's

168

Torquato Tasso.

Thou, in thy morn wert like

168

Bernardo Tasso.

This green recess,

169

Petrarch.

Thou that wouldst mark,

169

If to the sighing breeze

170

Bembo.

Thou, the stern monarch

171

Lorenzini.

Sylph of the breeze!

171

Gessner.

Hail! morning sun,

172

(German Song.)

Listen, fair maid,

173

Chaulieu.

Thou grot, whence flows

173

Garcilaso de la Vegra.

Enjoy the sweets of life's luxuriant May

174

Miscellaneous

Lines written in a Hermitage on the Sea-Shore

175

Dirge of a Child

176

Invocation

177

To the Memory of General Sir Edward Packenham

178

To the Memory of Sir Henry E-ll-s, who fell in the Battle of Waterloo

179

Guerilla Song

180

The Aged Indian

181

Evening amongst the Alps

183

Dirge of the Highland Chief in Waverley

183

The Crusader's War-Song

184

The Death of Clanronald

186

To the Eye

187

The Hero's Death

188

Stanzas on the Death of the Princess Charlotte

189

The Sceptic [sic]

196

Stanzas to the Memory of the Late King

211

Modern Greece

218

Dartmoor

260

The Meeting of Wallace and Bruce on the Banks of the Carron

271

The Last Constantine

279