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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 394

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Author

Waring, S

Title

The Minstrelsy of the Woods: or, Sketches and Songs Connected with the Natural History of Some of the Most Interesting British and Foreign Birds / By the Author of "The Wild Garland," etc.

Imprint

London : Harvey & Darton, 1832

Call number

WPRP 394

Physical Description

xi, 227 p., 17 leaves of plates ; 20 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 360.

Notes

Engravings throughout.

Epigraph

none

Contents

INTRODUCTION

1

CHAPTER 1

FIRST ORDER

ACCIPITRES

THE EAGLE

12

THE FALCON

22

THE TAWNY OWL

27

THE VIRGINIAN OWL

30

SECOND ORDER

PASSERES

THE BELL-BIRD

33

THE THRUSH

36

THE MOCKING THRUSH

40

THE ORIOLE, OR GOLDEN THRUSH

43

THE ROBIN REDBREAST

45

THE NIGHTINGALE

53

THE BLACK-CAP

62

THE GOLDEN-CRESTED WREN

65

THE WILLOW-WREN

68

THE FURZE-WREN, OR DARTFORD WARBLER

71

THE WAGTAIL

76

THE SWALLOW

81

THE FERN-OWL

85

THE WHIP-POOR-WILL

94

THE SKYLARK

104

THE WOODLARK

109

THE SPARROW

111

THE JAVA SPARROW

118

THE GOLDFINCH

122

THE BULLFINCH

128

THE RAVEN

138

THE ROOK

144

THE NUTHATCH

149

THE HUMMING-BIRD

156

THE KINGFISHER

161

CHAPTER II

THIRD ORDER

SCANSORES

THE GREEN WOODPECKER

164

THE CUCKOO

168

THE HONEY CUCKOO

172

CHAPTER III

FOURTH ORDER

GALLINAE

THE RING-DOVE

176

THE WOOD-GROUSE

181

THE PTARMIGAN

185

CHAPTER IV

FOURTH ORDER

GRALLAE

THE SANDPIPER

191

THE WHITE STORK

194

CHAPTER V

SIXTH ORDER

PALMIPEDES

THE GULL

205

THE STORMY PETREL

206

ADDITIONAL NOTICES

221