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Individual Item Contents: WPRP 348

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Author

Sigourney, Lydia Howard (1791-1865)

Title

Select poems / by L. H. Sigourney

Imprint

Philadelphia : Greenough, 1838


Call number

WPRP 348

Physical Description

305 p. : ill. ; 18 cm

Citation

Not in Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women; multiple copies in WorldCat.

Notes

Third edition.  Contains engravings. Added t.p. engraved, with vignette.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

Hathi Trust

Contents

A MOTHER'S COUNSELS

13

THE CHEERFUL GIVER

15

TO AN ABSENT DAUGHTER

17

THE STARS

19

WILD FLOWERS GATHERED FOR A SICK FRIEND

23

DEATH OF AN INFANT

24

PERDIDI DIEM

26

TO THE CACTUS SPECIOSISSIMUS

28

ANNA BOLEYN

30

EVENING AT HOME

33

THE SUNDAY SCHOOL

36

THE ARK AND THE DOVE

38

SONG OF THE ICELANDIC FISHERMAN

41

THE BROKEN VASE

43

THE ANCIENT FAMILY CLOCK

46

TO A SHRED OF LINEN

50

FROST AND THE FLOWER GARDEN

54

THE WESTERN EMIGRANT

57

ON THE ADMISSION OF MICHIGAN INTO THE UNION

60

SOLITUDE

63

NATURE'S ROYALTY

65

THE TIME TO DIE

68

FORGOTTEN FLOWERS TO A BRIDE

70

THE PILGRIM FATHERS

72

ON THE LOSS OF A BEAUTIFUL CHILD AT TRENTON FALLS

75

THOUGHT

77

CHANGES

79

NIAGARA

81

THE SICK CHILD

83

TWILIGHT

86

FUNERAL OF MAZEEN

88

THE MOURNING DAUGHTER

90

BAPTISM OF THE FIRST BORN

95

A COTTAGE SCENE

97

ROSE TO THE DEAD

99

BURIAL OF THE TWO YOUNG SISTERS, THE ONLY CHILDREN OF THEIR PARENTS

101

AUTUMN

103

THE LAST SUPPER

105

WASHINGTON'S TOMB

108

RECOLLECTIONS OF AN AGED PASTOR

110

OUR ABORIGINES

113

THE BITTERNESS OF DEATH

115

THE HOPIA TREE

117

THE CONFLAGRATION OF NEW YORK

119

THE DEAD BABE

125

SUNSET ON THE ALLEGHANY

127

CONTENTMENT

130

ON THE DEATH OF A SISTER WHILE ABSENT AT SCHOOL

131

THE RIGHTEOUS DEAD

133

JOY IN BELIEVING

135

INDIAN GIRL'S BURIAL

137

MISTAKES

140

BARZILLAI, THE GILEADITE

142

TO THE MEMORY OF A YOUNG LADY

144

CONNECTICUT RIVER

147

THE BURMANS AND THEIR MISSIONARY

152

RADIANT CLOUDS AT SUNSET

154

DEATH AMONG THE TREES

156

SILENT DEVOTION

158

SABBATH MORNING

160

THE DEAD HORSEMAN

162

THE LONELY CHURCH

165

THE BOY OF ST. BERNARD

167

WINTER

171

"THE FASHION OF THIS WORLD PASSETH AWAY"

173

BENEVOLENCE

175

APPEAL OF THE BLIND

177

NAHANT

179

THE MOTHER

181

THE WIDOW OF ZAREPHATH

183

DIVINE GOODNESS

187

'TWAS BUT A BABE

189

BERNARDINE DU BORN

191

THE KNELL

194

REMEMBER ME

196

THE SEA BOY

198

MEETING OF THE SUSQUEHANNA AND LACKAWANNA

200

NAPOLEON'S EPITAPH

202

THE DEAF, DUMB, AND BLIND GIRL OF THE AMERICAN ASYLUM AT HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT

207

THE TOMB

211

POETRY

213

BAPTISM OF AN INFANT AT ITS MOTHER'S FUNERAL

215

THE FRIENDS OF MAN

217

MARRIAGE OF THE DEAF AND DUMB

222

TO A DYING INFANT

224

THE DYING PHILOSOPHER

226

DEATH OF THE EMIGRANT

229

FILIAL CLAIMS

232

THE ANGEL'S SONG

234

THE CONSUMPTIVE GIRL

236

INDIAN NAMES

239

DREAMS

241

THE CORAL INSECT

244

THE LOST DARLING

246

ONLY THIS ONCE

248

POMPEII

250

BIRTH DAY OF THE FIRST BORN

253

THE BRIDE

254

THE MOHEGAN CHURCH

256

METHUSELAH

259

A FATHER TO HIS MOTHERLESS CHILDREN

261

THE MOTHER OF WASHINGTON

263

CHRISTIAN SETTLEMENTS IN AFRICA

266

DEATH OF AN AGED CHRISTIAN

267

FAREWELL TO AN ANCIENT CHURCH

269

THE MOURNING LOVER

271

ALICE

274

DREAM OF THE DEAD

277

THE NEW ZEALAND MISSIONARY

280

ON THE DEATH OF DR. ADAM CLARKE

282

THE SECOND BIRTH DAY

284

PARTING OF THE MISSIONARY'S BRIDE

286

MARRIAGE HYMN

289

DEATH OF A YOUNG WIFE

290

THE LITTLE HAND

292

BABE BURIED AT SEA

295

THE BENEFACTRESS

297

FELICIA HEMANS

299

FAREWELL OF THE SOUL TO THE BODY

303