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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 337

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Author

Strickland, Agnes, 1796-1874

Title

The Seven Ages Of Woman, and other poems. By Agnes Strickland, authoress of "Worchester Field; Or, The Cavalier."

Imprint

London: Hurst, Chance, & Co., MDCCCXXVII [1827].

Call number

WPRP 337

Physical Description

viii, 152 p. 18 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 319.

Notes

Dedication to Mrs. Leverton. First edition. Presentation copy inscribed on the title page "From the Author" and below, "With the affectionate regards of her sister C.P. Strickland" to Mrs. Bazett, Sevanstone Lodge Sept. 21st 1831.

Epigraph

None.

Contents

The Seven Ages of Women

1

Stanzas. Night in Metropolis

11

——— Morning in the Metropolis

16

Lines on the River Waveney

21

The Funeral of King Charles I.

25

King Charles II. and the Cavalier's Daughter

30

Ode to the Spirit of Music

43

The Home-bound Ship

47

Ode to the Closing Year

52

The Escape of the Queen and Infant Son James II. from Whitehall

54

The Death-bed

60

Greek Song. The fall of Jesus.

66

The Enfranchised; or, The Butterfly's First Flight

68

Stanzas. On June

71

The Earthquake of Callao

74

The Death of Summer

80

The Reverse

83

The Roman Triumph

88

To the Spirit of Dreams

94

The Legend of St. Valentine

99

The Evening Hour

103

Oh Thoughts of High and Tender Melancholy

105

The Bivouac

107

Phillis and the Painter

113

The Massacre of the Nuns at Paris

115

The Exiled Lover

122

SONNETS.

On the New Year

133

On the Closing Year

134

The Bride

135

The Infant

136

The Maniac

137

The Vision

138

To Greece

139

Translation from the Italian of Vittoria Colonna, Marchesana Di Pescara

140

Translation of Bernardo Tasso's Sonnet to the Moon

141

Translation from Cardinal Bembo

142

Translation from Petrarcha

143

Translation from Pope Urban

144

To the City of Rome, from the Italian of Guidiccione

145