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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 344

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Author

Downing, Harriet

Title

The Child of the Tempest; and Other Poems.

Imprint

London, Harwood, 1821


Call number

WPRP 344

Physical Description

74 p. front

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 109.

Notes

Includes dedication page (to Louisa G -), author's note to the reader, and list of subscribers.  

Epigraph

none

Contents

CANTO THE FIRST

3

THE DYING MANIAC

19

SONNET TO FANCY

27

SONNET

28

SONNET IL FATA MORGANA

29

SONNET

30

LOVE'S SIGH

31

LOVE'S SMILE

31

TO GREECE

32

LINES – ON SEEING SUMMER CLOUDS…

33

TO MEDICINE

34

TO INSENSIBILITY

35

LINES – ON ONE SOLITARY LEAF HANGING ON ITS TREE…

36

THE VAMPIRE

37

FRAGMENT – SUPPOSED TO BE ADDRESSED TO HIS CONQUEROR

38

TO CARE

39

TO SPRING

40

SONNET

41

THE MUSE

42

HYMN

43

SONNET

44

TO LOUISA

45

LINES – ON SEEING A BIRD IN A GILDED CAGE

46

LINES – ON THE ANCIENT ALLEGORY OF CUPID…

47

LINES – SENT TO A LOVER…

48

SONNET

49

LINES – TO THE OCEAN, IN A STORM

50

SONNET

51

SONNET

52

SONNET TO LOVE

53

SONG

54-5

TO WILLIAM GIFFORD

56

LINES – ADDREST TO TWO LOVERS, WHO HAD QUARRELLED

57

LINES – ON THE DEATH OF A YOUNG LADY…

58-62

THE TALE

62-65

SONNET

66

THE FAREWELL OF ELLEN

67

SONNET

68

LOVE OF COUNTRY

69

THE SLEEP OF THE VIRTUOUS

71

SONNET

72

LINES – SENT TO THE MARCHIONESS OF SALISBURY…