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Individual Item Contents: WPRP 338

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Author

Sewell, Mary Young, fl. 1777-1809

Title

Poems / by Mrs. G. Sewell, relict of the late Rev. Geo. Sewell, rector of Byfleet, Surrey

Imprint

Egham and Chertsey: Printed and Sold by R. Wetton and Sons and Longman and Rees, 1803.

Call number

WPRP 338

Physical Description

[8], v [3], xxviii [4], 265 [1] p. [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 16 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 295.

Notes

Second edition. Dedication to the Dutchess [sic] of York. Subscribers list [i-xxxi].

Epigraph

None.

Contents

To the Author of the Man of Feeling

1

To the Memory of a young Woman, found dead in St. George's Fields

4

Invocation to the Deity

8

On the Death of Miss B.

12

The Hamadryad's Petition

13

To Mr. Digby on his attention to a Family in Distress

18

On Reading Lines in praise of Indifference

21

Reflections in a Starlight Night

22

To Lord B.

26

To the Memory of my Brother Marcellus

27

Charity and Hypocrisy

31

Celia

37

Verses on Caprice

42

On Wit

47

On Wishes

49

Horatio and Amanda

55

Elegy on the Death of the Daughter of Mrs. Britten

69

The Cavern of the Furies

73

Epitaph on a favourite old Horse

79

Verses on a Particular Occasion

81

To the Author of an Elegy on Captain Cooke

83

Poor Ellen

85

Epistle from Lion the House-Dog to a Friend

95

A Riddle

101

An Enigma

103

To ********

105

On Reading Dr. Johnson's Tour to the Hebrides

107

To ****** on his Birth-day

109

Prologue designed for a young Woman

111

Verses on a Lady leaving off Cards

113

Innocence

119

A Religious Reflection

135

On sitting with Mrs. Siddons, at Chapel

136

To a young Clergyman

138

To the Memory of Mrs. Simpson

142

Lines addressed to the Earl of Bute

147

To the Memory of Sir Wm. Young, Bart.

152

To C.

154

On Œconomy

158

Lines to the Reverend Dr. Fordyce

160

—— To Candour

162

To the Memory of Miss C. W.

166

Lines left at North Hinton

170

—— On the Providential Escape of my Honoured Mother

172

—— to the Memory of W. H. Bevan, Esq.

174

—— On the Cold Weather

179

Fable of the Dogs

182

The Squirrel to his Mistress

193

The Peasant to his Dog

197

On the Death of a Robin Red-breast

201

A Religious Supplication

204

Christmas Eve

205

———— Day

206

Written at the Rectory, at Byfleet

208

To a Poetical Gentleman

209

To the Memory of Mrs. Colberg

211

Lines to Her Royal Highness the Dutchess [sic] of York

214

—— On the Conduct of Admiral Duncan

215

On the Nuptials of the Princess Royal with the Duke of Wirtemberg

217

On the Death of Dr. Fordyce

218

—————— Lady Darell

220

Epitaph of Mr. R. Smith

222

To the Memory of Lady E. Worsely

223

To the Memory of the Rev. G. Sewell

225

Christian Fortitude

227

On the Death of Ladies M. and J. Colyear

229

To the Memory of Lady Young

231

To ****** on her Birth-day

235

To Alphonso

236

Lines on the Blessing of Peace

239

To His Majesty, on Peace

241

On some Troops coming to Chertsey

243

Hymn

245

On the Death of C. Pembroke, Esq.

247

On the Death of Sir. R. Sutton

249

Lines to the Memory of J. Milbank, Esq.

250

The Mother's Invitation

252

The Horse and the Colt

255

Lines on an Instance of Filial Attention

260

To M. G. Lewis, Esq.

261

Sonnet to Meekness

264