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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 375

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Author

Fry, Caroline (1787-1846)

Title

Serious Poetry, by Caroline Fry

Imprint

London, Ogle, Duncan, 1823


Call number

WPRP 375

Physical Description

viii, 116 p. 20 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 131.

Notes

2nd ed.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

CU Digital Library

Digital copy and transcription at UC Davis

Contents

PREFACE

VII

EVENING

1

TO A FRIEND, WHO EXPRESSED A FEAR THAT THE BIBLE WAS A SEALED BOOK TO HER

5

THE LILY

8

ON THE LOVE OF GOD

12

LINES WRITTEN UNDER A SKETCH OF OARE CHURCH

21

THE GALE

25

THE DAWN

28

LINES WRITTEN ON HEARING IT SAID, WE OUGHT NOT TO PRAY FOR OUR SAVIOUR'S SECOND COMING UPON EARTH

30

ON HEARING THE SONG OF A BIRD ONE COLD SABBATH EVENING IN FEBRUARY

35

TO A FRIEND WHO COMPLAINED THAT SHE HAD NOT A HOME

37

THE SETTING SUN

39

MIDNIGHT THOUGHTS

42

THE WILD FLOWER

46

WHEN SHALL I FLEE AWAY, AND BE AT REST?

50

THE SABBATH

52

POLL PEG, LEICESTERSHIRE: A SKETCH

57

FAITH

63

PATIENCE

66

ON PARTING FROM A FRIEND

74

LINES WRITTEN IN TIME OF SICKNESS, ON HEARING IT ASKED IF I WAS RESIGNED TO DIE

78

THE CALM

82

TO A FRIEND, ON TAKING LEAVE OF OARE

85

ON BEING ASKED THE NECESSITY OF PRAYER TO THOSE WHO BELIEVE IN THE IMMUTABILITY OF DIVINE DECREES

88

FROM THE THIRTY-SIXTH CHAPTER OF EZEKIEL

94

REFLECTIONS ON THE CLOSE OF THE YEAR, DECEMBER 31ST, 1821; ALSO BEING MY BIRTH-DAY

97

HUMILITY

102

TO A FRIEND

107

THE HARP OF JUDAH

110

NIGHT

112

ON PARTING FROM A FRIEND, UNDER PARTICULAR CIRCUMSTANCES

114