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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 339

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Author

Rolls, Henry, Mrs

Title

Sacred Sketches from Scripture History. By Mrs. Hen[ry] Rolls.

Imprint

London: Sold by Messrs. Law and Whittaker, 1815.

Call number

WPRP 339

Physical Description

viii, 120 p. ; 21 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 279.

Notes

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Epigraph

Oh! grant my hand may paint to my listening youth,
The endless beauties of the page of Truth!
May lead the mind, all meaner themes above,
To trace the wonders of redeeming Live!
Oh! more than blest! if to the song be given,
To show one erring heart the path to Heaven!
Page 3, line 3.

Contents

Prefatory lines

1

Belshazzar's Impious Feast

5

The Plague of Hail on the Egyptians

23

The Drought in the Desert

27

Jephtha

33

The Widow of Sarepta

59

The Translation of Elijah

69

The Vision of Zacharias

77

The Annunciation

83

The Nativity, or Offering of the Wise Men

89

The Crucifixion

93

The Ascension

99

Notes

105