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Individual Item Contents: WPRP 390

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Author

Costello, Louisa Stuart (1799-1870)

Title

Songs of a Stranger

Imprint

London, 1825. Published for the author by Taylor and Hessey.


Call number

WPRP 390

Physical Description

158 p.

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 87.

Epigraph

"I do but dream.
Like one that stands upon a promontory
And spies a far off shore which he would reach,
Wishing his foot were equal with his eye." Shakespeare.

Online copies

Google Books

Digital copy and transcription at UC Davis

Contents

THE HUNTER OF THE URUGUAY TO HIS LOVE

1

THE DESTROYING SPIRIT

4

LINES. IF WE SHOULD EVER MEET AGAIN

7

SONG. THY FORM WAS FAIR

8

SONG. THIS MOURNFUL HEART

9

THE DREAMER ON THE SEA-SHORE

10

LINES. I CANNOT SLEEP

13

THE CAPE OF THE CABA RUMIA

14

SONG. THE TRANSIENT TIME

16

THE INCA

17

NIGHT, ON THE SEA-SHORE

19

SPIRIT'S SONG

21

TO MY MOTHER

23

LINES. OFT ON THAT LATEST STAR

25

SONG. IN EARLY DAYS

26

SONG. OH, HAD I NE'ER BEHELD THEE

27

SONG FOR A GERMAN AIR

28

EASTERN SONG

29

LINES. WHEN THIS HEART IS COLD AND STILL

30

SONG. THOU ART GONE

31

SONG. I WILL NOT ASK

32

HIS INDIAN LOVE TO DIOGO ALVAREZ

33

MIRANDA'S SONG

36

MEDJNOON IN HIS SOLITUDE

37

THE PAST

39

SONG. THOU WERT LOVELY

41

SONG. SINCE THOU WILT BANISH ME

42

SONG. IF THOSE DARK EYES

43

NOVEMBER THE FIFTH

44

MEMORY

46

SONG. OH, LONG ENOUGH MY LIFE HAS BEEN

48

SONG. WHEN OTHERS SAW THEE

49

TO A FALSE FRIEND

50

THE INDIAN CUPID

52

SONG. YES, I HAD HOPE

54

THE TRAVELLER IN AFRICA

55

SONG OF THE CREW OF DIAZ

59

SONG. OH THAT I COULD FORGET

61

SYLPH'S SONG

63

SONG. 'TIS THE SPOT WHERE WE PARTED

65

SONG. OH LET THY SORROWS

66

LINES. WHY LOOK'D I ON THAT FATAL LINE

67

THE ADIEU

68

SPANISH SONG

71

SAVOYARD'S SONG

72

SONG. WHEN ALL HAS FADED

74

SONG. SWIFTLY O'ER THE GREEN SEA

75

ROMANCE

76

SONG. WERE ALL THE VOWS

78

WRITTEN AT B---

80

ELEGY

82

SONG. ERE FORTUNE CHANGE

84

LINES. WE MET, AND THE HOUR

85

ON HEARING OF THE CHANGE, &C.

86

ON A PICTURE OF CUPID

88

SUNG BY THE WIFE OF A JAPANESE

90

PALACE OF THE CAPPELLETTI

93

FROM METASTASIO

95

FROM THE SAME

96

FROM THE SAME

97

FROM THE SAME

98

FROM THE SAME

99

FROM THE SAME

100

FROM TASSO'S AMINTA

101

FROM METASTASIO

102

FROM THE SAME

103

IMITATED FROM TASSO'S AMINTA

104

THE FIRST DISCOVERY OF COLUMBUS

105

LAMENT OF AN ASHANTEE WARRIOR

107

COMPLAINT OF AMANIEU

111

LA PARTENZA

113

THE RETURN OF THE INDIANS

116

THE WANDERERS IN THE POLAR SEA

119

CHAUCER'S TALE OF THE FALCON

123

SAINT ALDHELM

128

LINES WRITTEN IN NOVEMBER, AT BREMHILL, WILTS, THE RESIDENCE OF THE REV. W.L. BOWLES

132

LINES. I ASK THEE NOT FOR LOOKS THAT TELL

133

ESQUIMAUX SONG

134

ESQUIMAUX INCANTATION

135

SONG. PRETTY JEANNETTE, THE TIME HAS BEEN

137

COLABAH, THE CAMEL-SEEKER

139

LINES. SAY NOT MY YEARS

145

NOTES

147