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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 396

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Author

Stokes, Catherine

Title

Poems, on Subjects, Religious, Moral, &c. &c. &c

Imprint

Salisbury, Printed by J.A. Gilmour, 1818.


Call number

WPRP 396

Physical Description

78, 2 p. 17 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 318.

Notes

Includes list of subscribers.  Two page manuscript poem “Melancholy” inscribed on the lower free endpaper and signed C. Stokes.  Likely the author’s copy. First and only edition. 

Epigraph

none

Contents

THE ADDRESS

3

HER LIFE

5

RETIREMENT

8

JOSEPH AND HIS BRETHREN

9

THE WISH

27

ON CONTENTMENT

28

ELEGY

28

WINTER

30

STANZAS ADDRESSED TO AN INFANT

32

ADDRESSED TO A SISTER’S HUSBAND ON HIS WEDDING DAY

34

A WELCOME TO SPRING

35

THE AUTHOR’S COMPLAINT AND CONSOLATION

36

A MORNING HYMN

38

AN EVENING HYMN

39

HYMN ON GOOD FRIDAY

40

HYMN ON THE MAJESTY OF GOD

41

FRIENDSHIP

43

MODESTY

44

A SUMMER EVENING

45

THE HERMITAGE

46

A THEME ON NIGHT

47

THE ORPHAN’S COMPLAINT

51

AN UNIVERSAL CHORUS OF PRAISE

54

REMARKS ON A PERSON WHO WENT DIGGING ON DAMERHAM DOWN IN HOPES OF FINDING CONCEALED TREASURE

62

A SHIPWRECK’D SAILOR’S PETITION

64

A WELCOME TO PEACE

65

STANZAS COMPOSED ON THE RENEWAL OF THE WAR

66

A MORNING WALK

67

PROVIDENCE

70

ON SEEING A STONE ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF KING WILLIAM RUFUS, WHO WAS SHOT BY AN ARROW WHILST HUNTING IN THE NEW FOREST

72

THE SIGH

74

CONTEMPLATIONS IN A CHURCHYARD

75

REFLECTION ON THE CLOSE OF THE YEAR

76

THE AUTHOR’S THANKS

77

ADDENDA

ON CHRISTMAS DAY

1

TO A SISTER ON HER BIRTH DAY

2