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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 370

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Author

Wells, Elizabeth

Title

Poems and Dialogues on Various Subjects / by Elizabeth Wells

Imprint

London: Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington, 1812

Call number

WPRP 370

Physical Description

vii, 146 p.; 19 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 364.

Epigraph

none

Contents

DIALOGUE BETWEEN A NUN AND A NOVICE

1

THE VOYAGE OF LIFE

21

ON VIEWING THE SEA BY MOONLIGHT

23

ON HOPE

26

ALMERIA TO LORENZO

28

THE MOTHER

30

THE MAGDALEN

32

ON SORDID MATCHES

36

A VISION

39

AN ADDRESS TO SLEEP

41

ON THE DEPARTURE OF FRIENDS

43

CLARISSA TO FIDELIA

46

ON THE VICTORY OF TRAFALGAR

48

HORTENSIA TO SARISSA

51

SARISSA TO HORTENSIA

54

ON VIEWING BATTLE ABBEY

58

ON ENVY

60

A FADED BEAUTY ACCUSING HER GLASS

63

THE GLASS, IN REPLY

65

THE OFFICER’S WIDOW

67

ADDRESS TO BONAPARTE

69

AN ADDRESS TO BRITONS

72

AN ADDRESS TO BRITAIN’S DAUGHTERS

74

ON BEING ASKED TO GIVE THE CHARACTER OF BONAPARTE

76

DIALOGUE BETWEEN A MODERN MOTHER AND DAUGHTER, &C

78

ON THE BATTLE AT CORUNNA

92

A DIALOGUE BETWEEN AN INQUISITOR AND HIS DAUGHTER

93

SOLITARY REFLECTIONS ON FEELING RESENTMENT

103

A HYMN

106

A HYMN FOR NEW YEAR’S DAY

108

ON THE DEATH OF HER FATHER

110

ON VISITING A VAULT

113

SENT TO A FRIEND ON THE LOSS OF HER CHILD

115

AN ADDRESS TO THE SUN

117

AN ADDRESS TO HER GODCHILD

118

WRITTEN WHEN ALONE IN A HOUSE

120

A HYMN, WRITTEN IN ILLNESS

122

A HYMN

124

TO THE MEMORY OF THE REV. T***** U*****

133

A HYMN FOR GOOD FRIDAY

135

AN ADDRESS TO RELIGION

138

AN ADDRESS TO AN UNBELIEVER

141

TO THE MEMORY OF HER MOTHER

143

A HYMN

145