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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 383

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Author

More, Hannah (1745-1833)

Title

Sacred Dramas: Chiefly Intended for Young Persons: The Subjects Taken from the Bible: To which are Added, Reflections of King Hezekiah; Sensibility, a Poem; and Search after Happiness / by Hannah More

Imprint

Boston: Published by John West and Co., No. 75, Cornhill, 1811 ([Boston]: E.G. House, printer)


Call number

WPRP 383

Physical Description

191 p.; 18 cm

Citation

This title in Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 238; multiple copies of this edition in WorldCat.

Notes

Includes prefatory "Advertisement"; dedication to the Duchess of Beaufort signed H. More. Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 154. Cf. Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 628.
UCLA copy imperfect: p. 93-94, 140 torn; text partially wanting. CLU.

Epigraph

“All books of the BIBLE are either most admirable and exalted pieces of poetry, or are the best materials in the world for it.” COWLEY.

Contents

INTRODUCTION

7

MOSES

12

DAVID AND GOLIATH

31

BELSHAZZAR

73

DANIEL

107

HEZEKIAH

139

SENSIBILITY

145

SEARCH AFTER HAPPINESS

157